International : Development and Relief Services

Church World Service

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

four stars

90.91

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
Rev. John L. McCullough
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.91 four stars
  Financial 87.50 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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.

Financial

three stars

87.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 04/01/2018 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)
89.8%
  Administrative Expenses 4.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.14
  Program Expenses Growth 8.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 48.9%
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 $24,596,040
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $68,448,159
Total Contributions $93,044,199
   Program Service Revenue $1,955,296
Total Primary Revenue $94,999,495
   Other Revenue $776,835
TOTAL REVENUE $95,776,330
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $86,473,705
   Administrative Expenses $3,414,109
   Fundraising Expenses $4,523,333
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $94,411,147
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,365,183
   
Net Assets $16,173,066

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$268,350 0.28% 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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Church World Service (IN) 90.91 four stars
The Zakat Foundation of America (IL) 98.23 four stars
Pathfinder International (MA) 90.91 four stars
United Methodist Committee on Relief (GA) 92.14 four stars
Helping Hand for Relief and Development (MI) 98.23 four stars

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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

Rev. John L. McCullough
President, CEO