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International : Development and Relief Services

Church World Service

Working to eradicate hunger and poverty and to promote peace and justice around the world

85.73

28606 Phillips Street P.O. Box 968
Elkhart, IN 46515
tel: (800) 297-1516   Web Site
EIN: 13-4080201

Board Leadership
Earl D. Trent, Jr.
Board Chair

CEO
John L. McCullough
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.73
  Financial 80.22
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00
This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

80.22

Accountability & Transparency

96.00

This rating was published 06/01/2016 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)
86.2%
  Administrative Expenses 4.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.08
  Program Expenses Growth -0.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 70.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Church World Service on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Church World Service on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Church World Service (IN) 85.73
Mercy Corps (OR) 88.48
Episcopal Relief & Development (NY) 87.39
CARE (GA) 85.57
The Zakat Foundation of America (IL) 96.66

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Founded in 1946, Church World Service works with partners to eradicate hunger and poverty and to promote peace and justice around the world. CWS meets disaster relief and recovery needs, facilitates sustainable social and economic development, provides assistance and resettlement services to refugees and helps address the root causes of hunger. A cooperative ministry of 36 Christian denominations and communions, CWS sponsors community-wide CROP Hunger Walks across the U.S. to raise awareness and fund to help end hunger locally and globally.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $25,124,912
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $50,116,190
Total Contributions $75,241,102
   Program Service Revenue $1,730,678
Total Primary Revenue $76,971,780
   Other Revenue $773,527
TOTAL REVENUE $77,745,307
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $67,766,668
   Administrative Expenses $4,023,472
   Fundraising Expenses $6,422,052
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $78,212,192
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-455,885
   
Net Assets $9,730,246

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
Services to Displaced Persons $51,450,127 75.9%
Global Relief & Development $7,202,810 10.6%
Emergency Response $7,064,722 10.4%
Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 06/01/2016 85.73
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 82.20
2014-06 05/01/2015 81.75
2013-06 07/01/2014 80.93
2012-06 04/01/2013 86.60
2011-06 05/01/2012 91.41
2010-06 09/20/2011 84.16
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 04/01/2011 75.53
2009-06 06/01/2010 66.27
2008-06 08/01/2009 70.16
2007-06 07/01/2008 76.97
2006-06 05/01/2007 92.74
2005-06 06/01/2006 86.86
2004-06 04/01/2005 82.74

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

EIN 13-4080201
Name in IRS Master File CHURCH WORLD SERVICE INC
NTEE Code Q33
NTEE Classification International Relief
NTEE Type International, Foreign Affairs and National Security
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
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 June, 2000
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
  • June, 2011

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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$234,256 0.29% Rev. John L. McCullough President, CEO

Founded in 1946, Church World Service works with partners to eradicate hunger and poverty and to promote peace and justice around the world. CWS meets disaster relief and recovery needs, facilitates sustainable social and economic development, provides assistance and resettlement services to refugees and helps address the root causes of hunger. A cooperative ministry of 36 Christian denominations and communions, CWS sponsors community-wide CROP Hunger Walks across the U.S. to raise awareness and fund to help end hunger locally and globally.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Church World Service (IN) 85.73
International Medical Corps (CA) 90.91
American Refugee Committee (MN) 95.47
Mercy Corps (OR) 88.48
Doctors Without Borders, USA (NY) 92.61

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Charity Contact Info

Church World Service
28606 Phillips Street
P.O. Box 968
Elkhart, IN 46515
tel: (800) 297-1516
fax: (574) 262-0966
EIN: 13-4080201

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Board Leadership

Earl D. Trent, Jr.
Board Chair

CEO

John L. McCullough
President, CEO

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