International : Development and Relief Services

Church World Service

Transform communities around the globe through just & sustainable responses to hunger, poverty, displacement & disasters

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three stars

83.94

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

Board Leadership
Patricia De Jong
Board Chair

CEO
Rev. John L. McCullough
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 83.94 three stars
  Financial 77.50 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1946, Church World Service is a faith-based organization transforming communities around the globe through just and sustainable responses to hunger, poverty, displacement and disasters. 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 37 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.

Founded in 1946, Church World Service is a faith-based organization transforming communities around the globe through just and sustainable responses to hunger, poverty, displacement and disasters. 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 37 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.

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Financial

two stars

77.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 04/01/2019 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)
90.5%
  Administrative Expenses 4.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.17
  Program Expenses Growth -5.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 42.0%
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.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $23,817,193
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $39,424,221
Total Contributions $63,241,414
   Program Service Revenue $2,071,259
Total Primary Revenue $65,312,673
   Other Revenue $813,497
TOTAL REVENUE $66,126,170
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $58,095,570
   Administrative Expenses $3,130,086
   Fundraising Expenses $4,302,078
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $65,527,734
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $598,436
   
Net Assets $17,443,245

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$272,131 0.41% Rev John L. McCullough President & CEO

Mission

Founded in 1946, Church World Service is a faith-based organization transforming communities around the globe through just and sustainable responses to hunger, poverty, displacement and disasters. 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 37 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.

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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

Patricia De Jong
Board Chair

CEO

Rev. John L. McCullough
President, CEO