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Children of the Nations

Raising children who transform nations

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four stars

93.40

11992 Clear Creek Road Silverdale, WA 98383
tel: (360) 698-7227   Web Site
EIN: 91-1702551

Board Leadership
Dr. Mike Jungkeit
Chairman of the Board

CEO
Chris Clark
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.40 four stars
  Financial 90.68 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Children of the Nations® (COTN®) is a Christian nonprofit dedicated to raising children out of poverty and hopelessness so they can become leaders who transform their nations. The organization currently provides care to orphaned and destitute children in Sierra Leone, Malawi, Uganda, the Dominican Republic, and Haiti. By partnering with local people, they establish Children's Homes (for orphans) and Village Partnership Programs (to benefit orphans and children living with destitute families or caregivers who cannot properly provide for them). COTN believes true, lasting, and meaningful change to a nation begins with children, so they are their mission. For more information, visit www.cotni.org.

Children of the Nations® (COTN®) is a Christian nonprofit dedicated to raising children out of poverty and hopelessness so they can become leaders who transform their nations. The organization currently provides care to orphaned and destitute children in Sierra Leone, Malawi, Uganda, the Dominican Republic, and Haiti. By partnering with local people, they establish Children's Homes (for orphans) and Village Partnership Programs (to benefit orphans and children living with destitute families or caregivers who cannot properly provide for them). COTN believes true, lasting, and meaningful change to a nation begins with children, so they are their mission. For more information, visit www.cotni.org.

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This impact information is current as of October 2018, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

four stars

90.68

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2018 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)
86.5%
  Administrative Expenses 6.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.55
  Program Expenses Growth 3.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Children of the Nations on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Children of the Nations on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Children of the Nations (WA) 93.40 four stars
Love Without Boundaries Foundation (OK) 92.46 four stars
Good Neighbors USA (CA) 86.19 three stars
Handicap International, dba Humanity & Inclusion (MD) 89.18 three stars
Hands and Feet Project (TN) 94.34 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $8,476,671
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $8,476,671
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $8,476,671
   Other Revenue $612
TOTAL REVENUE $8,477,283
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $7,911,405
   Administrative Expenses $520,120
   Fundraising Expenses $624,585
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $9,056,110
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-578,827
   
Net Assets $4,916,333

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
Malawi $1,464,202 18.5%
Dominican Republic $1,349,353 17.1%
Sierra Leone $884,806 11.2%

Ratings History
Children of the Nations has received 7 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 06/01/2018 93.40 four stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 93.09 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 96.44 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 93.48 four stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 95.73 four stars
2012-12 04/01/2014 95.71 four stars
2011-12 02/01/2013 94.82 four stars
2010-12 12/23/2011 94.71 four stars
2009-12 10/01/2011 85.85 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 83.14 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 04/01/2011 93.75 four stars
2008-12 04/01/2010 96.18 four stars
2007-12 06/01/2009 93.10 four stars
2006-12 06/01/2008 92.99 four stars
2005-12 04/01/2007 93.22 four stars
2004-12 04/01/2006 93.33 four stars
2003-12 12/01/2005 93.64 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 91-1702551
Name in IRS Master File CHILDREN OF THE NATIONS
NTEE Code P20
NTEE Classification Human Service Organizations - Multipurpose
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(326) Care and housing of children (orphanage, 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 April, 1996
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, 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
$58,400 0.64% Chris W. Clark President, Founder

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Children of the Nations (WA) 93.40 four stars
Handicap International, dba Humanity & Inclusion (MD) 89.18 three stars
Children's Cup (TX) 85.27 three stars
Children's HopeChest (CO) 88.85 three stars
Hope for Haiti's Children (OH) 100.00 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Children of the Nations
11992 Clear Creek Road
Silverdale, WA 98383
tel: (360) 698-7227
fax: (360) 337-2499
EIN: 91-1702551

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 3970
Silverdale, WA 98383

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Board Leadership

Dr. Mike Jungkeit
Chairman of the Board

CEO

Chris Clark
President

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