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International Children's Fund, Inc

Bridging the gap from your hands to theirs

three stars

82.56

P.O. Box 583 619 Main Street
Neenah, WI 54957
tel: (920) 729-5721   Web Site
EIN: 39-1303430

Board Leadership
Scott Schinschke
Board Chairman

CEO
Dr. David Bruenning
Founder/International Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 82.56 three stars
  Financial 88.87 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 78.00 two stars
This rating was published 11/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The International Children's Fund (ICF) has come to the aid of needy children worldwide since 1978. We have helped distribute life-saving food, clothing, and medicine across the African continent. We have also supported the construction of orphanages, churches, schools and vocational training centers, drilled water wells to provide safe drinking water, and established agricultural projects. Practical, direct grassroots action is the main focus of ICF. We channel the Christian concern of Americans into street level impact in African villages, where logistics often frustrate traditional relief efforts. The secret ingredient is a trustworthy network of local, native missionary partners, who personally shepherd gifts of food, clothing, medicine, equipment and funds to the places children need them most.

The International Children's Fund (ICF) has come to the aid of needy children worldwide since 1978. We have helped distribute life-saving food, clothing, and medicine across the African continent. We have also supported the construction of orphanages, churches, schools and vocational training centers, drilled water wells to provide safe drinking water, and established agricultural projects. Practical, direct grassroots action is the main focus of ICF. We channel the Christian concern of Americans into street level impact in African villages, where logistics often frustrate traditional relief efforts. The secret ingredient is a trustworthy network of local, native missionary partners, who personally shepherd gifts of food, clothing, medicine, equipment and funds to the places children need them most.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2018
Number of health/hygiene product and/or tools of care (mosquito nets, soap, etc.) administered
16,500
Number of lessons taught
3,000
Number of health education trainings conducted
12,000
Number of people receiving safe drinking water from community systems
30,000
Number of groups/individuals benefiting from tools/resources/education materials provided
2,000
This impact information is current as of October 2019, 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

three stars

88.87

Accountability & Transparency

two stars

78.00

This rating was published 11/01/2019 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)
99.7%
  Administrative Expenses < 0.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 0.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.01
  Program Expenses Growth 6.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by International Children's Fund, Inc on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by International Children's Fund, Inc on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
International Children's Fund, Inc (WI) 82.56 three stars
The Outreach Program (IA) 90.28 four stars
MAP International (GA) 96.48 four stars
MedShare (GA) 90.71 four stars
Direct Relief (CA) 98.23 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $58,160,073
   Federated Campaigns $7,146
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $58,167,219
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $58,167,219
   Other Revenue $1,025
TOTAL REVENUE $58,168,244
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $58,064,694
   Administrative Expenses $38,389
   Fundraising Expenses $94,267
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $58,197,350
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-29,106
   
Net Assets $603,076

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
Distribution of Humanitarian Aid $58,064,694 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-09 11/01/2019 82.56 three stars
2017-09 08/01/2018 92.27 four stars
2016-09 10/01/2017 89.32 three stars
2015-09 07/01/2016 92.92 four stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 92.05 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 07/01/2015 91.27 four stars
2013-09 07/01/2014 91.78 four stars
2012-09 05/01/2014 88.82 three stars
2012-09 04/01/2014 81.83 three stars
2012-09 02/01/2014 81.39 three stars
2011-09 07/01/2012 94.58 four stars
2010-09 10/01/2011 94.19 four stars
2010-09 09/20/2011 91.10 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-09 10/01/2010 92.29 four stars
2008-09 10/01/2009 92.27 four stars
2007-09 09/01/2008 94.55 four stars
2006-09 05/01/2007 91.55 four stars
2005-09 06/01/2006 77.68 two stars
2004-09 10/01/2005 69.83 one star
2003-09 07/01/2004 74.35 two 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 39-1303430
Name in IRS Master File INTERNATIONAL CHILDRENS FUND INC
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (6) Missionary activities
(7) Evangelism
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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 July, 1978
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, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$63,200 0.10% David J. Bruenning Founder, International Director
Other Salaries of Note
$42,354 0.07% Lori Fulcer President

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
International Children's Fund, Inc (WI) 82.56 three stars
Catholic Medical Mission Board (NY) 97.87 four stars
Global Links (PA) 93.62 four stars
Vitamin Angels (CA) 98.23 four stars
Direct Relief (CA) 98.23 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

International Children's Fund, Inc
P.O. Box 583
619 Main Street
Neenah, WI 54957
tel: (920) 729-5721
EIN: 39-1303430

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 97191
Washington, DC 20090

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Board Leadership

Scott Schinschke
Board Chairman

CEO

Dr. David Bruenning
Founder/International Director

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