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International : Development and Relief Services

Christian Relief Fund

Ministering to human needs intellectually, physically, spiritually and socially.

98.66

P.O. Box 19670 Amarillo, TX 79114
tel: (800) 858-4038   Web Site
EIN: 51-0183054

Board Leadership
Milton Jones
President

CEO
Milton Jones
President & CEO

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 98.66
  Financial 98.11
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 12/01/2021 and includes data from FY2020, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1971, Christian Relief Fund (CRF) is dedicated to holistic growth for children in poverty: intellectually, physically, spiritually and socially.

CRF currently sponsors more than 7,000 children in 20+ countries worldwide.

CRF's water drilling work has provided clean water to more than 250,000 people in the last 5 years.

Founded in 1971, Christian Relief Fund (CRF) is dedicated to holistic growth for children in poverty: intellectually, physically, spiritually and socially.

CRF currently sponsors more than 7,000 children in 20+ countries worldwide.

CRF's water drilling work has provided clean water to more than 250,000 people in the last 5 years.

Financial

98.11

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 12/01/2021 and includes data from FY2020, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
91.6%
  Administrative Expenses 5.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.20
  Program Expenses Growth 7.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Christian Relief Fund on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Christian Relief Fund on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Christian Relief Fund (TX) 98.66
United Palestinian Appeal (DC) 94.69
Human Development Foundation of North America (IL) 92.95
India Development and Relief Fund, Inc. (IDRF) (MD) 94.60
Help the Helpless (MN) 100.00

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $10,004,522
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $10,004,522
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $10,004,522
   Other Revenue $224,977
TOTAL REVENUE $10,229,499
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $8,131,313
   Administrative Expenses $425,786
   Fundraising Expenses $294,406
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $8,851,505
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,377,994
   
Net Assets $10,310,265

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Monthly Sponsorship & Food Distributions $8,131,313 100.0%

Ratings History
Christian Relief Fund has received 11 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2020-09 12/01/2021 98.66
2019-09 12/01/2020 96.90
2018-09 09/03/2019 96.91
2017-09 08/01/2018 95.32
2016-09 11/01/2017 97.24
2015-09 03/01/2017 98.23
2015-09 10/01/2016 96.66
2014-09 06/01/2016 98.23
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 12/01/2015 97.47
2014-09 11/01/2015 96.20
2013-09 09/01/2014 95.90
2012-09 07/01/2013 97.48
2011-09 07/01/2012 92.86
2010-09 03/01/2012 94.95
2010-09 09/20/2011 91.17
 
CN 1.0
2010-09 07/01/2011 94.10
2009-09 09/01/2010 88.86
2008-09 08/01/2009 82.14
2007-09 03/01/2009 78.76
2006-09 06/01/2007 93.81

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 51-0183054
Name in IRS Master File CHRISTIAN RELIEF FUND
NTEE Code Q33
NTEE Classification International Relief
NTEE Type International, Foreign Affairs and National Security
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (560) Supplying money, goods or services to the poor
(602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date February, 1976
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • September, 2018
  • September, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$79,608 0.89% Milton Jones President, CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$80,559 0.91% Kevin Wasner Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Christian Relief Fund (TX) 98.66
Kids Alive International (IN) 94.84
Love Without Boundaries Foundation (OK) 93.47
The Tibet Fund (NY) 96.66
Children Incorporated (VA) 92.92

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Charity Contact Info

Christian Relief Fund
P.O. Box 19670
Amarillo, TX 79114
tel: (800) 858-4038
fax: (806) 352-0251
EIN: 51-0183054

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Board Leadership

Milton Jones
President

CEO

Milton Jones
President & CEO

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