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International : Development and Relief Services

Faith In Practice

Life changing medical mission

four stars

94.69

7500 Beechnut Street Suite 208
Houston, TX 77074
tel: (713) 484-5555   Web Site
EIN: 76-0415986

Board Leadership
Norman Lewis
Chair

CEO
Rev. Linda L. McCarty
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.69 four stars
  Financial 92.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Incorporated in 1994, the mission of Faith In Practice is to improve the physical, spiritual, and economic conditions of the poor in Guatemala through short-term surgical, medical and dental mission trips and health-related educational programs. Our mission is based on an ecumenical understanding that as people of God we are called to demonstrate the love and compassion that is an outward sign of God's presence among us. Faith In Practice's life-changing medical mission is to minister to the poor, while providing a spiritually enriching experience for our volunteers.

Incorporated in 1994, the mission of Faith In Practice is to improve the physical, spiritual, and economic conditions of the poor in Guatemala through short-term surgical, medical and dental mission trips and health-related educational programs. Our mission is based on an ecumenical understanding that as people of God we are called to demonstrate the love and compassion that is an outward sign of God's presence among us. Faith In Practice's life-changing medical mission is to minister to the poor, while providing a spiritually enriching experience for our volunteers.

Financial

four stars

92.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 12/01/2017 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)
89.1%
  Administrative Expenses 6.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.38
  Program Expenses Growth 16.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 9.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Faith In Practice on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Faith In Practice on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Faith In Practice (TX) 94.69 four stars
SIGN Fracture Care International (WA) 97.17 four stars
St. Boniface Haiti Foundation (MA) 97.23 four stars
Kinship United (IL) 96.46 four stars
Canvasback Missions, Inc. (CA) 95.47 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $7,564,056
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $644,062
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $8,208,118
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $8,208,118
   Other Revenue $-68,415
TOTAL REVENUE $8,139,703
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $7,919,113
   Administrative Expenses $526,228
   Fundraising Expenses $382,493
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $8,827,834
   
Payments to Affiliates $528,297
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-688,131
   
Net Assets $2,860,132

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History
Faith In Practice has received 13 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-08 12/01/2017 94.69 four stars
2015-08 10/01/2016 96.46 four stars
2014-08 06/09/2016 96.46 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-08 11/01/2015 97.42 four stars
2013-08 09/01/2014 96.13 four stars
2012-08 09/01/2013 95.85 four stars
2011-08 08/01/2012 95.79 four stars
2010-08 09/20/2011 95.82 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-08 10/01/2010 91.27 four stars
2007-12 04/01/2009 95.65 four stars
2006-12 12/01/2007 95.49 four stars
2005-12 12/01/2006 97.86 four stars
2004-12 07/01/2006 98.25 four stars
2003-12 04/01/2005 95.23 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 76-0415986
Name in IRS Master File FAITH IN PRACTICE
NTEE Code Q30
NTEE Classification International Development, Relief Services
NTEE Type International, Foreign Affairs and National Security
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
(179) Other health services
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, 1994
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End August
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • August, 2015
  • August, 2014
  • August, 2013
  • August, 2012
  • August, 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
$137,045 1.55% Rev. Linda L. McCarty President & CEO

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Faith In Practice (TX) 94.69 four stars
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Charity Contact Info

Faith In Practice
7500 Beechnut Street
Suite 208
Houston, TX 77074
tel: (713) 484-5555
fax: (713) 484-5556
EIN: 76-0415986

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Board Leadership

Norman Lewis
Chair

CEO

Rev. Linda L. McCarty
President, CEO

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