Human Services : Children's and Family Services

Christel House International

Transforming lives

four stars

94.15

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

Board Leadership
Christel DeHaan
Founder and Chairman

CEO
Bart Peterson
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.15 four stars
  Financial 91.73 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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

91.73

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2019 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)
82.9%
  Administrative Expenses 8.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.84
  Program Expenses Growth 9.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 27.6%
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.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,811,260
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $994,569
   Related Organizations $7,469,550
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $10,275,379
   Program Service Revenue $1,957,200
Total Primary Revenue $12,232,579
   Other Revenue $2,434,733
TOTAL REVENUE $14,667,312
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $11,112,898
   Administrative Expenses $937,621
   Fundraising Expenses $1,072,250
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $13,122,769
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,544,543
   
Net Assets $47,480,673

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title Compensation from Affiliates
$13,740 0.10% Christel DeHaan President $1,527
Other Salaries of Note
$309,009 2.35% Joseph Schneider Chief Financial Officer & Senior VP $34,334
$179,245 1.36% Barbara Bosch VP of Marketing & Development --
$169,087 1.28% Cheryl Wendling Senior VP --
$123,484 0.94% Becky Arnett Director of Development --

Mission

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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Charity Contact Info

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

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Board Leadership

Christel DeHaan
Founder and Chairman

CEO

Bart Peterson
President and CEO