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Amigos for Christ

Transforming Life in Nicaragua

four stars

92.92

75 Maddox Road Suite 107
Buford, GA 30518
tel: (770) 614-9250   Web Site
EIN: 58-2484257

Board Leadership
Craig Merrigan
President

CEO
John Bland
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.92 four stars
  Financial 90.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1999, Amigos for Christ is an international non-profit organization. Our mission is to serve, so that Christ becomes more visible by providing opportunities for missionaries and impoverished families to grow through life-changing experiences. We strive to develop rural communities based on a model that brings clean water and sanitation, health care, education, and economic opportunities to families. Each year, we host over 2000 missionaries in Chinandega, Nicaragua. Working side by side with the communities, we bridge language and cultural barriers and offer hope and opportunity.

Founded in 1999, Amigos for Christ is an international non-profit organization. Our mission is to serve, so that Christ becomes more visible by providing opportunities for missionaries and impoverished families to grow through life-changing experiences. We strive to develop rural communities based on a model that brings clean water and sanitation, health care, education, and economic opportunities to families. Each year, we host over 2000 missionaries in Chinandega, Nicaragua. Working side by side with the communities, we bridge language and cultural barriers and offer hope and opportunity.

Financial

four stars

90.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 02/01/2021 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)
96.0%
  Administrative Expenses 1.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.54
  Program Expenses Growth -7.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Amigos for Christ on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Amigos for Christ on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Amigos for Christ (GA) 92.92 four stars
Food For The Poor (FL) 87.82 three stars
Youth With A Mission, Gleanings For The Hungry (CA) 95.05 four stars
Cross International (FL) 89.62 three stars
Books For Africa (MN) 93.11 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,666,518
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $60,179
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $4,726,697
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $4,726,697
   Other Revenue $38,665
TOTAL REVENUE $4,765,362
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,697,852
   Administrative Expenses $132,993
   Fundraising Expenses $168,928
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,999,773
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $765,589
   
Net Assets $4,092,741

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
Program Support and Leadership $1,062,474 28.7%
Education and Nutrition $747,655 20.2%
Water and Sanitation $562,250 15.2%

Ratings History
Amigos for Christ has received 6 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 02/01/2021 92.92 four stars
2018-12 10/01/2019 100.00 four stars
2017-12 12/01/2018 100.00 four stars
2016-12 02/01/2018 95.04 four stars
2015-12 04/01/2017 100.00 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 92.92 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 81.70 three stars
2013-12 12/01/2015 93.84 four stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 92.13 four stars
2012-12 12/01/2013 91.57 four stars
2012-12 11/01/2013 88.99 three stars
2011-12 11/06/2012 89.49 three stars
2010-12 08/01/2012 76.06 two stars
2010-12 12/01/2011 75.00 two stars
2009-05 11/01/2011 85.42 three stars
2009-05 10/01/2011 80.09 three stars
2009-05 09/20/2011 77.36 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-05 07/01/2010 92.02 four stars
2008-05 08/01/2009 86.18 three stars
2007-05 04/01/2008 89.31 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 58-2484257
Name in IRS Master File AMIGOS FOR CHRIST
NTEE Code Q33
NTEE Classification International Relief
NTEE Type International, Foreign Affairs and National Security
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
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 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
$62,500 1.56% John Bland CEO, Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Amigos for Christ (GA) 92.92 four stars
Youth With A Mission, Gleanings For The Hungry (CA) 95.05 four stars
Hope for Haiti (FL) 94.32 four stars
Soles4Souls (TN) 98.23 four stars
Heart to Heart International (KS) 96.46 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Amigos for Christ
75 Maddox Road
Suite 107
Buford, GA 30518
tel: (770) 614-9250
EIN: 58-2484257

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Board Leadership

Craig Merrigan
President

CEO

John Bland
Executive Director

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