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International : Development and Relief Services

Child Aid

Bringing literacy, education, and opportunity to impoverished children

four stars

96.81

917 Southwest Oak Street Suite 208
Portland, OR 97205
tel: (503) 223-3008   Web Site
EIN: 33-0317937

Board Leadership
Lynn Streeter
Chair

CEO
Nancy Press
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 96.81 four stars
  Financial 95.49 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

four stars

95.49

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 04/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
90.0%
  Administrative Expenses 4.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.84
  Program Expenses Growth 7.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Child Aid on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Child Aid on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Child Aid (OR) 96.81 four stars
Love A Child, Inc. (FL) 90.71 four stars
Child Foundation (OR) 90.89 four stars
Children's Shelter of Cebu (MN) 91.00 four stars
Handicap International US (MD) 89.39 three stars

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Child Aid's mission is to create opportunity for Latin America's rural and indigenous poor through childhood literacy and education programs. We conduct reading programs in partnership with over 52 communities in Guatemala and put books into the hands of thousands of children. We provide critical training to teachers and librarians and offer scholarships to impoverished students. Child Aid's literacy work provides the means for children to break out of poverty and build better lives for themselves and their families.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,336,474
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,336,474
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,336,474
   Other Revenue $241,029
TOTAL REVENUE $1,577,503
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,338,690
   Administrative Expenses $93,404
   Fundraising Expenses $144,038
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,576,132
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,371
   
Net Assets $1,803,433

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
Activities that Support Literacy Development $1,121,168 83.8%
Operation of Library and Pre-School in Guatemala $109,001 8.1%
Services for Hearing Impaired Children in Mexico $98,211 7.3%

Ratings History
Child Aid has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 04/01/2017 96.81 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 100.00 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 97.71 four stars
2014-12 12/01/2015 94.54 four stars
2013-12 03/01/2015 99.31 four stars
2012-12 10/01/2013 99.17 four stars
2011-12 12/20/2012 84.24 three stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 96.08 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 94.80 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 05/01/2011 92.64 four stars
2008-12 11/01/2009 96.86 four stars
2007-12 09/01/2008 96.95 four stars
2006-12 11/01/2007 88.93 three stars
2005-12 11/01/2006 91.93 four stars
2004-12 12/01/2005 98.08 four stars
2003-12 09/01/2005 98.83 four 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 33-0317937
Name in IRS Master File CHILD AID
NTEE Code Q19
NTEE Classification Nonmonetary Support N.E.C.
NTEE Type International, Foreign Affairs and National Security
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (320) Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, etc.
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
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 May, 1993
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$102,950 6.53% Nancy Press Chief Executive Officer
Other Salaries of Note
$103,165 6.54% James Greg Meenahan Chief Operating Officer

Child Aid's mission is to create opportunity for Latin America's rural and indigenous poor through childhood literacy and education programs. We conduct reading programs in partnership with over 52 communities in Guatemala and put books into the hands of thousands of children. We provide critical training to teachers and librarians and offer scholarships to impoverished students. Child Aid's literacy work provides the means for children to break out of poverty and build better lives for themselves and their families.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Child Aid (OR) 96.81 four stars
Children International (MO) 89.27 three stars
Children of Armenia Fund (NY) 87.52 three stars
Community Partners International (CA) 96.66 four stars
Coptic Orphans (VA) 97.17 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Child Aid
917 Southwest Oak Street
Suite 208
Portland, OR 97205
tel: (503) 223-3008
fax: (503) 223-4017
EIN: 33-0317937

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Board Leadership

Lynn Streeter
Chair

CEO

Nancy Press
Chief Executive Officer

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