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Forward Edge International

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three stars

85.12

15121-A Northeast 72nd Avenue Vancouver, WA 98686
tel: (360) 574-3343   Web Site
EIN: 91-1646598

Board Leadership
Brad Fenison
Chairman of the Board

CEO
Joseph Anfuso
President, Founder

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.12 three stars
  Financial 78.97 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/20/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Forward Edge International partners with God to transform the lives of vulnerable children, disaster victims, and those who go to serve them. Forward Edge programs help more than 3,000 at-risk children flourish each year, and work towards empowering their families and communities. Forward Edge's phase II disaster response program focuses on long-term rebuilding efforts for those unable to rebuild on their own after first-responders and the media have left. Forward Edge's mission teams program has mobilized more than 17,000 volunteers since 1983 to many parts of United States and 34 nations.

Forward Edge International partners with God to transform the lives of vulnerable children, disaster victims, and those who go to serve them. Forward Edge programs help more than 3,000 at-risk children flourish each year, and work towards empowering their families and communities. Forward Edge's phase II disaster response program focuses on long-term rebuilding efforts for those unable to rebuild on their own after first-responders and the media have left. Forward Edge's mission teams program has mobilized more than 17,000 volunteers since 1983 to many parts of United States and 34 nations.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2018
Number of groups/individuals benefiting from tools/resources/education materials provided
34,180
Number of service recipients who are employed
343
Number of clients participating in educational programs
811
Number of participants changing undesirable behavior, as reported by experts
1,798
Number of volunteers
364
Number of program graduates
1,000
Number of people reached with the Gospel of Jesus Christ
2,240
This impact information is current as of January 2020, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

two stars

78.97

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 12/20/2019 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)
81.4%
  Administrative Expenses 9.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.39
  Program Expenses Growth -4.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 8.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Forward Edge International on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Forward Edge International on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Forward Edge International (WA) 85.12 three stars
Maranatha Volunteers International (CA) 92.01 four stars
HOPE International (PA) 91.10 four stars
Youth for Christ International (CO) 92.92 four stars
Ramesh Richard Evangelism and Church Health (TX) 97.22 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,245,699
   Federated Campaigns $518
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,246,217
   Program Service Revenue $314,799
Total Primary Revenue $2,561,016
   Other Revenue $6,219
TOTAL REVENUE $2,567,235
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,987,584
   Administrative Expenses $245,379
   Fundraising Expenses $257,000
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,489,963
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $77,272
   
Net Assets $1,046,163

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
Village of Hope $798,620 40.2%
Children's Ministry Center in Mexico $383,219 19.3%
Rebuilding Homes in Texas and Puerto Rico $243,529 12.3%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 12/20/2019 85.12 three stars
2017-12 11/01/2018 87.09 three stars
2016-12 05/01/2018 87.94 three stars
2016-12 04/01/2018 86.96 three stars
2015-12 02/01/2017 88.42 three stars
2015-12 12/01/2016 84.30 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 87.62 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 10/01/2015 84.16 three stars
2013-12 12/22/2014 81.57 three stars
2012-12 11/01/2013 95.48 four stars
2011-12 09/01/2013 95.93 four stars
2011-12 08/01/2012 93.59 four stars
2010-12 12/01/2011 80.86 three stars
2008-12 09/20/2011 94.36 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2008-12 06/01/2010 96.19 four stars
2007-12 12/17/2008 93.69 four stars
2006-04 07/01/2007 93.97 four stars
2005-04 06/01/2006 70.93 two stars
2004-04 11/01/2005 77.68 two stars
2003-04 10/01/2004 88.42 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 91-1646598
Name in IRS Master File FORWARD EDGE INTERNATIONAL
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 (5) Mission
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 December, 1996
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
$103,900 4.17% Joseph Anfuso Executive Director, Founder

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Forward Edge International (WA) 85.12 three stars
Resourcing Christian Education International (IL) 93.91 four stars
Serge (PA) 97.86 four stars
Hope for the Hungry (TX) 85.40 three stars
International Needs (MI) 92.94 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Forward Edge International
15121-A Northeast 72nd Avenue
Vancouver, WA 98686
tel: (360) 574-3343
EIN: 91-1646598

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Board Leadership

Brad Fenison
Chairman of the Board

CEO

Joseph Anfuso
President, Founder

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