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International : Development and Relief Services

VisionTrust International

Hope for the world's neediest children

four stars

91.16

3710 Sinton Road Suite 100
Colorado Springs, CO 80907
tel: (719) 268-2943   Web Site
EIN: 84-1397081

Board Leadership
Colin Strutz
Board Chairman

CEO
Matthew Storer
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.16 four stars
  Financial 87.50 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

three stars

87.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 04/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
85.0%
  Administrative Expenses 9.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.24
  Program Expenses Growth 10.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 41.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by VisionTrust International on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by VisionTrust International on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
VisionTrust International (CO) 91.16 four stars
Handicap International US (MD) 89.39 three stars
The American Committee for the Tel Aviv Foundation (NY) 86.41 three stars
Heart for Africa (GA) 86.78 three stars
All God's Children (IL) 92.69 four stars

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The mission of VisionTrust International is to develop orphaned and neglected children into mature Christians equipped to live in their own culture. We do this by enabling Christian nationals to meet the physical, educational, emotional and spiritual needs of these children. In every country of operation, VisionTrust strives to meet children's physical and nutritional needs by providing regular meals and food supplements, potable water, and basic medical and emergency health care. Educational needs are met by school tuition assistance, tutoring at our after-school Learning Centers and daycare programs. Spiritual discipleship occurs through Sunday school attendance and Learning Center Bible and ethics curriculum. VisionTrust currently serves over 14,500 children around the world with 10 Transitional Homes, 18 schools, and 135 Learning Centers.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $6,428,203
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $615,933
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $7,044,136
   Program Service Revenue $10,913
Total Primary Revenue $7,055,049
   Other Revenue $-336,246
TOTAL REVENUE $6,718,803
   
EXPENSES (Adjusted)  
   Program Expenses $5,540,618
   Administrative Expenses $611,223
   Fundraising Expenses $437,987
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,589,828
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $128,975
   
Net Assets $1,552,755

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History
VisionTrust International has received 12 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 04/01/2017 91.16 four stars
2014-12 09/01/2016 91.16 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 90.71 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 94.63 four stars
2014-12 12/01/2015 93.26 four stars
2013-12 11/01/2014 95.43 four stars
2012-12 11/01/2013 95.62 four stars
2011-12 12/20/2012 95.56 four stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 95.63 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 95.52 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 12/01/2010 93.67 four stars
2008-12 11/01/2009 93.96 four stars
2007-12 09/01/2008 94.02 four stars
2006-12 12/15/2007 93.20 four stars
2005-12 12/15/2006 90.38 four stars
2004-12 12/01/2005 93.00 four stars
2003-12 10/01/2004 79.31 two stars
2002-12 04/01/2004 84.46 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 84-1397081
Name in IRS Master File VISIONTRUST INTERNATIONAL INC
NTEE Code T30
NTEE Classification Public Foundations
NTEE Type Philanthropy, Voluntarism and Grantmaking Foundations
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(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 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, 1997
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, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$111,018 1.68% Matthew Storer President and CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$115,000 1.74% Todd Gihring Senior Director
$67,994 1.03% Ernie W. Taylor Founder

The mission of VisionTrust International is to develop orphaned and neglected children into mature Christians equipped to live in their own culture. We do this by enabling Christian nationals to meet the physical, educational, emotional and spiritual needs of these children. In every country of operation, VisionTrust strives to meet children's physical and nutritional needs by providing regular meals and food supplements, potable water, and basic medical and emergency health care. Educational needs are met by school tuition assistance, tutoring at our after-school Learning Centers and daycare programs. Spiritual discipleship occurs through Sunday school attendance and Learning Center Bible and ethics curriculum. VisionTrust currently serves over 14,500 children around the world with 10 Transitional Homes, 18 schools, and 135 Learning Centers.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
VisionTrust International (CO) 91.16 four stars
Tanzanian Children's Fund (MA) 96.66 four stars
Love A Child, Inc. (FL) 90.71 four stars
All God's Children (IL) 92.69 four stars
Children's HopeChest (CO) 89.98 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

VisionTrust International
3710 Sinton Road
Suite 100
Colorado Springs, CO 80907
tel: (719) 268-2943
EIN: 84-1397081

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Board Leadership

Colin Strutz
Board Chairman

CEO

Matthew Storer
President and CEO

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