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International : Development and Relief Services

CHOICE Humanitarian

The end of poverty is building people, not projects

77.65

7879 South 1530 West Suite 200
West Jordan, UT 84088
tel: (801) 474-1937   Web Site
EIN: 74-2494806

Board Leadership
Josh Cameron
Board Chair

CEO
Steven D. Pierce
Chief Executive Officer

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 77.65
  Financial 70.37
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00
This rating was published 09/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1982, CHOICE (Center for Humanitarian Outreach and Inter-Cultural Exchange) Humanitarian is ending extreme poverty by focusing on sustainable village development. Our goal is to connect motivated villages to resources and tools to change their lives. By building skills, capacities and leadership of the villagers - the entire community brings itself out of the cycle of poverty.

Over the last 34 years, we have worked in over 15 countries throughout the world. We are headquartered in West Jordan, Utah with advisories councils starting throughout North America. Currently, CHOICE is focusing on 7 countries: Nepal, Kenya, Peru, Mexico, Ecuador, Bolivia, and Guatemala.

Founded in 1982, CHOICE (Center for Humanitarian Outreach and Inter-Cultural Exchange) Humanitarian is ending extreme poverty by focusing on sustainable village development. Our goal is to connect motivated villages to resources and tools to change their lives. By building skills, capacities and leadership of the villagers - the entire community brings itself out of the cycle of poverty.

Over the last 34 years, we have worked in over 15 countries throughout the world. We are headquartered in West Jordan, Utah with advisories councils starting throughout North America. Currently, CHOICE is focusing on 7 countries: Nepal, Kenya, Peru, Mexico, Ecuador, Bolivia, and Guatemala.

Financial

70.37

Accountability & Transparency

89.00

This rating was published 09/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
77.2%
  Administrative Expenses 12.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.03
  Program Expenses Growth -0.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 71.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by CHOICE Humanitarian on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by CHOICE Humanitarian on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
CHOICE Humanitarian (UT) 77.65
Mercy-USA for Aid and Development (MI) 92.92
One World Children's Fund (CA) 98.23
Shared Interest (NY) 88.30
International Institute of Rural Reconstruction (IIRR) (NY) 90.32

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,010,430
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $465,610
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,476,040
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $3,476,040
   Other Revenue $56,733
TOTAL REVENUE $3,532,773
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,288,654
   Administrative Expenses $547,896
   Fundraising Expenses $371,239
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,207,789
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-675,016
   
Net Assets $170,338

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
Education and Health Programs $1,151,029 35.0%
Environmental Programs $1,151,029 35.0%
Economic Development $986,596 30.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 09/01/2021 77.65
2018-12 05/01/2020 88.94
2017-12 09/03/2019 90.87
2017-12 08/01/2019 88.01
2016-12 05/01/2018 90.58
2015-12 07/01/2017 93.98
2014-12 06/01/2016 92.24
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 92.86
2013-12 02/01/2015 93.25
2012-12 02/01/2014 95.54
2011-12 12/20/2012 93.74
2010-12 08/01/2012 93.32
2010-12 04/01/2012 88.48
2010-12 12/23/2011 75.54
2009-12 09/20/2011 67.64
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 03/01/2011 91.73
2008-12 04/01/2010 84.08
2007-12 12/17/2008 81.74
2006-12 06/01/2008 70.09
2005-12 11/01/2006 73.56

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

EIN 74-2494806
Name in IRS Master File CENTER FOR HUMANITARIAN OUTREACH AND INTERCULTURAL EXCHANGE
NTEE Code Q30
NTEE Classification International Development, Relief Services
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
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 September, 1988
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$111,000 2.63% Leah Barker CEO

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
CHOICE Humanitarian (UT) 77.65
Fonkoze USA (DC) 89.82
Mercy-USA for Aid and Development (MI) 92.92
Bnai Zion Foundation (NY) 89.10
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Charity Contact Info

CHOICE Humanitarian
7879 South 1530 West
Suite 200
West Jordan, UT 84088
tel: (801) 474-1937
fax: (801) 474-1919
EIN: 74-2494806

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Board Leadership

Josh Cameron
Board Chair

CEO

Steven D. Pierce
Chief Executive Officer

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