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Human Services : Multipurpose Human Service Organizations (Grantmaking)

Christian Relief Services Charities

A gentle voice for good

four stars

90.58

8301 Richmond Highway Alexandria, VA 22309
tel: (800) 337-3543   Web Site
EIN: 91-1937903

Board Leadership
James O'Brien
Chairman

CEO
Bryan Krizek
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.58 four stars
  Financial 92.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 10/01/2018 using data provided by the charity on a consolidated pro forma 990 which was verified against 990s received from the IRS.

Incorporated in 1985, Christian Relief Services was founded on the belief that community partnerships are the best way to solve problems related to poverty, both here in the United States and around the world. The mission of Christian Relief Services is to work through partnerships and in collaboration with grassroots charitable organizations to connect the vast resources of the United States with communities in need to enable the people of these communities to help themselves. Through partnerships with local, non-governmental organizations and our affiliates, we provide donations of food, medical supplies, hygiene items, school supplies and building materials to hospitals, clinics, schools, orphanages and refugee camps in several African countries.

Incorporated in 1985, Christian Relief Services was founded on the belief that community partnerships are the best way to solve problems related to poverty, both here in the United States and around the world. The mission of Christian Relief Services is to work through partnerships and in collaboration with grassroots charitable organizations to connect the vast resources of the United States with communities in need to enable the people of these communities to help themselves. Through partnerships with local, non-governmental organizations and our affiliates, we provide donations of food, medical supplies, hygiene items, school supplies and building materials to hospitals, clinics, schools, orphanages and refugee camps in several African countries.

Financial

four stars

92.50

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 10/01/2018 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)
87.2%
  Administrative Expenses 4.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.57
  Program Expenses Growth 10.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 47.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Christian Relief Services Charities on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Christian Relief Services Charities on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Christian Relief Services Charities (VA) 90.58 four stars
All Hands and Hearts Smart Response (MA) 98.23 four stars
Lions Clubs International Foundation (IL) 90.69 four stars
SBP (LA) 95.12 four stars
Help the Children (CA) 87.62 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $25,502,754
   Federated Campaigns $227,859
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $6,470,303
   Government Grants $1,004,045
Total Contributions $33,204,961
   Program Service Revenue $14,954,735
Total Primary Revenue $48,159,696
   Other Revenue $3,933,124
TOTAL REVENUE $52,092,820
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $42,003,639
   Administrative Expenses $2,211,870
   Fundraising Expenses $3,920,959
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $48,136,468
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $3,956,352
   
Net Assets $88,119,177

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 Program $18,581,577 44.2%
Health - General Rehabilitative $17,880,079 42.6%

Ratings History
Christian Relief Services Charities has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 10/01/2018 90.58 four stars
2016-06 07/01/2018 93.98 four stars
2015-06 10/01/2016 86.70 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 88.41 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 05/01/2015 83.91 three stars
2013-06 06/01/2014 85.69 three stars
2012-06 11/01/2013 88.35 three stars
2011-06 04/01/2012 79.40 two stars
2010-06 02/01/2012 77.59 two stars
2009-06 09/20/2011 76.62 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 03/01/2011 68.49 one star
2008-06 02/01/2010 74.02 two stars
2006-06 09/01/2008 85.08 three stars
2005-06 04/01/2007 82.66 three stars
2004-06 09/01/2005 82.40 three stars
2003-06 06/01/2004 78.33 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 91-1937903
Name in IRS Master File CHRISTIAN RELIEF SERVICES CHARITIES INC
NTEE Code L21
NTEE Classification Public Housing Facilities
NTEE Type Housing, Shelter
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (560) Supplying money, goods or services to the poor
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 Subordinate - the organization is a subordinate in a group ruling.
Group Name CHRISTIAN RELIEF SERVICES CHARITIES INC
Ruling Date July, 1985
Filing Requirement 990 - Group return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013

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

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title Compensation from Affiliates
$192,550 0.40% Bryan L. Krizek Chief Executive Officer $23,596
Other Salaries of Note
$179,153 0.37% Paul Krizek Vice President, General Counsel $9,757
Not compensated -- Eugene L. Krizek President, Founder $1,538

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Christian Relief Services Charities (VA) 90.58 four stars
New York Cares (NY) 87.13 three stars
City Year (MA) 92.67 four stars
WhyHunger (NY) 91.41 four stars
Feeding America (IL) 94.28 four stars

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Note: This rating represents consolidated financial data for these organizations:

  • Christian Relief Services Charities, Inc. Group Return
  • Christian Relief Services Charities (52-1394775)
  • Americans Helping Americans (54-1594577)
  • American Indian Youth Running Strong (54-1594578)
  • Christian Relief Services, 21st Century Campaign (54-1748859)
  • Bread and Water for Africa (54-1884520)
  • Christian Relief Services, Inc (54-1884868)

Charity Contact Info

Christian Relief Services Charities
8301 Richmond Highway
Alexandria, VA 22309
tel: (800) 337-3543
fax: (703) 317-9690
EIN: 91-1937903

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Board Leadership

James O'Brien
Chairman

CEO

Bryan Krizek
Chief Executive Officer

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