International : Development and Relief Services

VisionTrust International

Hope for the world's neediest children

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three stars

87.16

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

Board Leadership
Jeff Behan
Chairman of the Board

CEO
Devlin Donaldson
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.16 three stars
  Financial 81.85 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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.

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.

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Financial

three stars

81.85

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 04/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
84.8%
  Administrative Expenses 10.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.15
  Program Expenses Growth 3.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 46.8%
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.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $6,348,809
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $6,348,809
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $6,348,809
   Other Revenue $2,271
TOTAL REVENUE $6,351,080
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,891,258
   Administrative Expenses $739,761
   Fundraising Expenses $317,900
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,948,919
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-597,839
   
Net Assets $1,078,004

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$158,333 2.27% Matthew Storer President, CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$102,872 1.48% Ernie Taylor Founder

Mission

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.

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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

Jeff Behan
Chairman of the Board

CEO

Devlin Donaldson
President, CEO