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International : Development and Relief Services

Coptic Orphans

Transforming generations of Egypt's fatherless

four stars

94.20

P.O. Box 2881 Merrifield, VA 22116
tel: (703) 641-8910   Web Site
EIN: 54-1637257

Board Leadership
Raouf Youssef
Chairman of the Board

CEO
Nermien Riad
Executive Director, Founder

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.20 four stars
  Financial 95.75 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/23/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Coptic Orphans is an award-winning international Christian development organization that has transformed the lives of over 65,000 children in Egypt since 1988. We believe that through long-term programs that focus on education, we can affect the vicious cycle of poverty.

Coptic Orphans is an award-winning international Christian development organization that has transformed the lives of over 65,000 children in Egypt since 1988. We believe that through long-term programs that focus on education, we can affect the vicious cycle of poverty.

Financial

four stars

95.75

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 12/23/2020 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)
78.9%
  Administrative Expenses 8.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.51
  Program Expenses Growth 13.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Coptic Orphans on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Coptic Orphans on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Coptic Orphans (VA) 94.20 four stars
Children of Armenia Fund (NY) 91.63 four stars
Children International (MO) 89.39 three stars
Childcare Worldwide (WA) 85.53 three stars
Kinship United (IL) 96.46 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $12,270,595
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $80,021
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $12,350,616
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $12,350,616
   Other Revenue $501,133
TOTAL REVENUE $12,851,749
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $7,911,187
   Administrative Expenses $816,809
   Fundraising Expenses $1,346,920
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $10,074,916
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,776,833
   
Net Assets $30,588,286

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
Not Alone Program $7,455,111 94.2%
Community Development $456,076 5.8%

Ratings History
Coptic Orphans has received 10 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 12/23/2020 94.20 four stars
2018-12 04/01/2020 97.11 four stars
2018-12 03/01/2020 95.95 four stars
2018-12 02/01/2020 91.70 four stars
2017-12 11/01/2018 93.15 four stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 92.78 four stars
2015-12 06/01/2017 97.17 four stars
2015-12 02/01/2017 92.92 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 95.05 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/01/2015 94.99 four stars
2013-12 06/01/2015 99.05 four stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 94.97 four stars
2011-12 02/01/2013 94.97 four stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 94.21 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 89.57 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 05/01/2011 95.38 four stars
2008-12 05/01/2010 98.91 four stars
2007-12 04/01/2009 98.73 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 54-1637257
Name in IRS Master File COPTIC ORPHANS SUPPORT ASSOCIATION
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 (561) Gifts or grants to individuals (other than scholarships)
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, 1993
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, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$113,410 1.12% Nermien Riad Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Coptic Orphans (VA) 94.20 four stars
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Cambodian Children's Fund (CA) 96.61 four stars
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Charity Contact Info

Coptic Orphans
P.O. Box 2881
Merrifield, VA 22116
tel: (703) 641-8910
fax: (703) 641-8787
EIN: 54-1637257

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Board Leadership

Raouf Youssef
Chairman of the Board

CEO

Nermien Riad
Executive Director, Founder

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