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Human Services : Children's and Family Services

Christel House International

More than a school - the lifeline to success

four stars

93.32

10 West Market Street Suite 1990
Indianapolis, IN 46204
tel: (866) 424-5437   Web Site
EIN: 35-2051932

Board Leadership
Christel DeHaan
Founder and Board Chair

CEO
Bart Peterson
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.32 four stars
  Financial 90.56 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1998, Christel House International works to help children around the world break the cycle of poverty and become self-sufficient, contributing members of their societies. Christel House alleviates poverty through education. Christel House builds and operates high social-impact learning centers in impoverished neighborhoods, which provide: quality education, nutritious meals, regular health care, life skills training and character development, as well as parent and community outreach. Children are taught the importance of caring, sharing and making a difference. Christel House believes that academic learning must be complemented with character development, a positive self-image and a commitment to caring for others. As a result, the work of Christel House will be multiplied many times over.

Founded in 1998, Christel House International works to help children around the world break the cycle of poverty and become self-sufficient, contributing members of their societies. Christel House alleviates poverty through education. Christel House builds and operates high social-impact learning centers in impoverished neighborhoods, which provide: quality education, nutritious meals, regular health care, life skills training and character development, as well as parent and community outreach. Children are taught the importance of caring, sharing and making a difference. Christel House believes that academic learning must be complemented with character development, a positive self-image and a commitment to caring for others. As a result, the work of Christel House will be multiplied many times over.

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Financial

four stars

90.56

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 03/01/2020 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)
83.8%
  Administrative Expenses 7.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.24
  Program Expenses Growth 5.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 25.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Christel House International on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Christel House International on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Christel House International (IN) 93.32 four stars
PACER Center (MN) 88.09 three stars
Arkansas Baptist Children's Homes and Family Ministries (AR) 87.54 three stars
Voices For Children Foundation, Inc. (FL) 90.13 four stars
Bo's Place (TX) 89.01 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,473,800
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,025,674
   Related Organizations $11,285,000
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $13,784,474
   Program Service Revenue $1,957,200
Total Primary Revenue $15,741,674
   Other Revenue $1,445,310
TOTAL REVENUE $17,186,984
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $10,552,153
   Administrative Expenses $837,896
   Fundraising Expenses $1,066,008
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $12,456,057
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $4,730,927
   
Net Assets $51,575,503

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
Academic Programs $9,581,859 90.8%
Health and Nutrition $603,738 5.7%
Community Outreach $366,556 3.5%

Ratings History
Christel House International has received 5 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 03/01/2020 93.32 four stars
2017-12 06/01/2019 94.15 four stars
2016-12 05/01/2018 91.83 four stars
2016-12 04/01/2018 91.56 four stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 92.03 four stars
2014-12 07/01/2016 95.08 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 94.32 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 95.80 four stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 89.43 three stars
2012-12 06/01/2014 89.32 three stars
2012-12 04/01/2014 88.96 three stars
2011-12 06/01/2013 88.56 three stars
2010-12 12/01/2011 80.49 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 87.45 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 05/01/2011 81.26 three stars
2008-12 03/01/2010 98.71 four stars
2007-12 02/01/2009 88.14 three stars
2006-12 02/01/2008 97.93 four stars
2005-12 12/15/2006 94.79 four stars
2004-12 12/01/2005 81.95 three 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 35-2051932
Name in IRS Master File CHRISTEL HOUSE INTERNATIONAL INC
NTEE Code Q30
NTEE Classification International Development, Relief Services
NTEE Type International, Foreign Affairs and National Security
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
Foundation Status School 170(b)(1)(A)(ii)
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 December, 1999
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title Compensation from Affiliates
$13,739 0.11% Christel Dehaan President $1,527
Other Salaries of Note
$382,959 3.07% Joseph Schneider Senior VP and CFO $42,551
$201,689 1.61% Cheryl Wendling Senior VP --
$188,637 1.51% Barbara Bosch VP Marketing and Development --
$139,646 1.12% Becky Arnett VP and Senior Director Timeshare --
$117,854 0.94% Paul Montgomery Director Of Marketing --

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Christel House International (IN) 93.32 four stars
SOS Children's Villages - Illinois (IL) 90.10 four stars
Hope Community Services (AZ) 86.00 three stars
Boys and Girls Country of Houston (TX) 90.85 four stars
Operation Breakthrough (MO) 94.40 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Christel House International
10 West Market Street
Suite 1990
Indianapolis, IN 46204
tel: (866) 424-5437
EIN: 35-2051932

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Board Leadership

Christel DeHaan
Founder and Board Chair

CEO

Bart Peterson
President and CEO

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