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International : Development and Relief Services

Children's HopeChest

Confidence to fly and a safe place to land

three stars

89.98

P.O. Box 63842 Colorado Springs, CO 80962
tel: (719) 487-7800   Web Site
EIN: 33-0430285

Board Leadership
Karen Wistrom
Chairperson

CEO
Ken Sparks
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.98 three stars
  Financial 88.32 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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

Financial

three stars

88.32

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, 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)
83.0%
  Administrative Expenses 8.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.35
  Program Expenses Growth 5.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 10.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Children's HopeChest on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Children's HopeChest on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Children's HopeChest (CO) 89.98 three stars
Childcare Worldwide (WA) 93.51 four stars
VisionTrust International (CO) 91.16 four stars
Child Foundation (OR) 91.79 four stars
Save the Children (CT) 88.14 three stars

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Children's HopeChest is a global leader and innovator in orphan care ministry. Since 1994, our programs have helped bring children out of the isolation of orphan hood and into the joy and warmth of family programs. Growing out of a Bible distribution to Russian orphanages, Children's HopeChest now reaches thousands of orphans through our orphanage sponsorship program and other follow-up outreaches. Each of our programs attempts to restore wholeness to the brokenness that is orphan hood. We believe orphans have the greatest chances for success when they are surrounded by loving role models who remind them of their great worth and value in the eyes of God.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,590,533
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $5,590,533
   Program Service Revenue $973,041
Total Primary Revenue $6,563,574
   Other Revenue $40,297
TOTAL REVENUE $6,603,871
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,145,816
   Administrative Expenses $552,409
   Fundraising Expenses $613,652
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,311,877
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $291,994
   
Net Assets $2,234,351

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
North America $3,244,999 63.1%
HopeChest Mission Trips $989,641 19.2%
Development Projects $911,176 17.7%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2014-12 06/01/2016 89.98 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 07/01/2015 92.88 four stars
2012-12 04/01/2014 94.61 four stars
2011-12 02/01/2013 92.88 four stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 89.09 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 82.61 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 04/01/2011 74.47 two stars
2008-12 04/01/2010 78.54 two stars
2007-12 02/01/2009 85.10 three stars
2006-12 02/01/2008 87.88 three stars
2005-12 02/01/2007 92.93 four stars
2004-12 04/01/2006 80.61 three stars
2003-12 02/01/2005 78.30 two 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 33-0430285
Name in IRS Master File CHILDRENS HOPECHEST INC
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 (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]
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, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011
  • December, 2010

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
$108,469 1.71% Kenneth Sparks CEO

Children's HopeChest is a global leader and innovator in orphan care ministry. Since 1994, our programs have helped bring children out of the isolation of orphan hood and into the joy and warmth of family programs. Growing out of a Bible distribution to Russian orphanages, Children's HopeChest now reaches thousands of orphans through our orphanage sponsorship program and other follow-up outreaches. Each of our programs attempts to restore wholeness to the brokenness that is orphan hood. We believe orphans have the greatest chances for success when they are surrounded by loving role models who remind them of their great worth and value in the eyes of God.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Children's HopeChest (CO) 89.98 three stars
Tanzanian Children's Fund (MA) 96.66 four stars
The American Committee for the Tel Aviv Foundation (NY) 86.41 three stars
Pearl S. Buck International (PA) 85.57 three stars
United Palestinian Appeal (DC) 96.46 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Children's HopeChest
P.O. Box 63842
Colorado Springs, CO 80962
tel: (719) 487-7800
fax: (719) 487-7799
EIN: 33-0430285

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Board Leadership

Karen Wistrom
Chairperson

CEO

Ken Sparks
President, CEO

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