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Human Services : Children's and Family Services

Christel House International

More than a school - the lifeline to success

96.46

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

Board Leadership
Stephen Ross
Chair

CEO
Bart Peterson
President and CEO

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  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 96.46
  Financial 95.00
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 06/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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.

Financial

95.00

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
85.0%
  Administrative Expenses 6.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.09
  Program Expenses Growth 16.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 22.7%
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.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Christel House International (IN) 96.46
Community Partners of Dallas (TX) 86.33
Parenting Now (OR) 86.71
Comic Relief Inc. (NY) 90.71
Voices for Children, CA (CA) 86.77

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,118,580
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $909,384
   Related Organizations $11,021,500
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $14,049,464
   Program Service Revenue $1,957,200
Total Primary Revenue $16,006,664
   Other Revenue $2,221,791
TOTAL REVENUE $18,228,455
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $13,811,290
   Administrative Expenses $1,032,446
   Fundraising Expenses $1,304,114
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $16,147,850
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,080,605
   
Net Assets $57,342,319

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 $12,545,061 90.8%
Health and Nutrition $772,358 5.6%
Community Outreach $493,871 3.6%

Ratings History
Christel House International has received 6 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 06/01/2021 96.46
2018-12 03/01/2020 93.32
2017-12 06/01/2019 94.15
2016-12 05/01/2018 91.83
2016-12 04/01/2018 91.56
2015-12 05/01/2017 92.03
2014-12 07/01/2016 95.08
2014-12 06/01/2016 94.32
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 95.80
2013-12 07/01/2015 89.43
2012-12 06/01/2014 89.32
2012-12 04/01/2014 88.96
2011-12 06/01/2013 88.56
2010-12 12/01/2011 80.49
2009-12 09/20/2011 87.45
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 05/01/2011 81.26
2008-12 03/01/2010 98.71
2007-12 02/01/2009 88.14
2006-12 02/01/2008 97.93
2005-12 12/15/2006 94.79

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
$422,714 2.61% Barton Peterson President, CEO

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Christel House International (IN) 96.46
Crosstown Learning Center (OK) 90.41
First Star (CA) 97.17
Charity Newsies (OH) 86.98
Children's Advocacy Center of Southwest Florida (FL) 90.21

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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

Stephen Ross
Chair

CEO

Bart Peterson
President and CEO

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