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International : Development and Relief Services

Child Aid

Bringing literacy, education, and opportunity to impoverished children

four stars

94.45

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 94.45 four stars
  Financial 92.16 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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 nearly 100 public schools in Guatemala. We provide critical training and one-on-one coaching to teachers and put books into the hands of thousands of children. Child Aid's literacy work provides the means for children to break out of poverty and build better lives for themselves and their families.

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 nearly 100 public schools in Guatemala. We provide critical training and one-on-one coaching to teachers and put books into the hands of thousands of children. Child Aid's literacy work provides the means for children to break out of poverty and build better lives for themselves and their families.

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Financial

four stars

92.16

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 03/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
88.8%
  Administrative Expenses 4.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.01
  Program Expenses Growth 0.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.4%
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) 94.45 four stars
ChildFund International (VA) 85.32 three stars
United Palestinian Appeal (DC) 96.46 four stars
ORPHANetwork (VA) 96.66 four stars
Help the Helpless (MN) 94.74 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,187,749
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,187,749
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,187,749
   Other Revenue $137,971
TOTAL REVENUE $1,325,720
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,100,273
   Administrative Expenses $79,252
   Fundraising Expenses $108,634
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,288,159
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $37,561
   
Net Assets $1,907,236

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 $971,654 88.3%
Operation of Library and Pre-School in Guatemala $105,657 9.6%
Services for Hearing Impaired Children in Mexico $21,562 2.0%

Ratings History
Child Aid has received 5 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 03/01/2018 94.45 four stars
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, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012

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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$19,198 1.49% Nancy Press Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Child Aid (OR) 94.45 four stars
Save the Children (CT) 88.30 three stars
United Palestinian Appeal (DC) 96.46 four stars
Heart for Africa (GA) 89.22 three stars
Christian Relief Fund (TX) 97.24 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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