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Child Evangelism Fellowship

Reaching children worldwide

two stars

79.79

17482 State Highway M Warrenton, MO 63383
tel: (636) 456-4321   Web Site
EIN: 38-6091187

Board Leadership
Al Winterman
Chairman

CEO
Reese Kauffman
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 79.79 two stars
  Financial 71.71 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Child Evangelism Fellowship (CEF) is a Bible-centered, worldwide organization composed of born-again believers whose purpose is to evangelize boys and girls with the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ and to establish (disciple) them in the local church for Christian living. Founded by Jesse Irvin Overholtzer in 1937, CEF has over 1,800 missionaries overseas, approximately 1,600 of whom are nationals. In the USA and Canada, 700 full-time workers and an estimated 40,000 volunteers serve the ministry.

Child Evangelism Fellowship (CEF) is a Bible-centered, worldwide organization composed of born-again believers whose purpose is to evangelize boys and girls with the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ and to establish (disciple) them in the local church for Christian living. Founded by Jesse Irvin Overholtzer in 1937, CEF has over 1,800 missionaries overseas, approximately 1,600 of whom are nationals. In the USA and Canada, 700 full-time workers and an estimated 40,000 volunteers serve the ministry.

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Financial

two stars

71.71

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
80.6%
  Administrative Expenses 8.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.36
  Program Expenses Growth -1.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 46.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Child Evangelism Fellowship on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Child Evangelism Fellowship on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Child Evangelism Fellowship (MO) 79.79 two stars
Global Training Network (AZ) 96.46 four stars
Josiah Venture (IL) 91.93 four stars
Reaching Souls International (OK) 93.28 four stars
India Gospel Outreach (CA) 86.42 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $18,527,785
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $18,527,785
   Program Service Revenue $426,014
Total Primary Revenue $18,953,799
   Other Revenue $-150,904
TOTAL REVENUE $18,802,895
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $13,248,255
   Administrative Expenses $1,599,919
   Fundraising Expenses $1,994,784
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $16,842,958
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,959,937
   
Net Assets $6,173,871

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
International Ministries $6,050,646 45.7%
USA Ministries $3,414,702 25.8%
Sponsor-A-National $2,339,516 17.7%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 05/01/2020 79.79 two stars
2017-12 04/01/2019 82.62 three stars
2016-12 04/01/2018 83.48 three stars
2015-12 08/01/2017 83.72 three stars
2015-12 07/06/2017 82.99 three stars
2014-12 07/01/2016 85.44 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 84.64 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 07/01/2015 85.58 three stars
2012-12 05/01/2014 84.98 three stars
2011-06 06/01/2012 90.30 four stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 87.56 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 07/01/2011 76.93 two stars
2009-06 11/24/2010 82.19 three stars
2008-06 10/01/2009 76.33 two stars
2007-06 03/01/2009 76.48 two stars
2006-06 05/01/2007 78.96 two stars
2005-06 06/01/2006 69.29 one star
2004-06 05/01/2005 69.34 one star
2003-06 10/01/2004 72.89 two stars
2002-06 04/15/2003 84.31 three stars

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

EIN 38-6091187
Name in IRS Master File CHILD EVANGELISM FELLOWSHIP INC
NTEE Code O55
NTEE Classification Youth Development - Religious Leadership
NTEE Type Youth Development
Classification Religious Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (328) Combat juvenile delinquency
(29) Other religious activities
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 Central - the organization is a parent (group ruling) and is not a church or 501(c)(1) organization.
Group Name CHILD EVANGELISM FELLOWSHIP INC
Ruling Date August, 1969
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
Not compensated -- Reese R. Kauffman President
Other Salaries of Note
$53,294 0.31% Dick Shirrell Director Of Finance

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Child Evangelism Fellowship (MO) 79.79 two stars
Catholic Near East Welfare Association (CNEWA) (NY) 95.54 four stars
Haggai International (GA) 88.55 three stars
Youth for Christ International (CO) 92.92 four stars
The Outreach Foundation (TN) 90.71 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Child Evangelism Fellowship
17482 State Highway M
Warrenton, MO 63383
tel: (636) 456-4321
EIN: 38-6091187

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 348
Warrenton, MO 63383

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Board Leadership

Al Winterman
Chairman

CEO

Reese Kauffman
President

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