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International : Development and Relief Services

Kidsave

Because every child needs a family

four stars

92.68

100 Corporate Pointe, Suite 380 Culver City, CA 90230
tel: (310) 642-7283   Web Site
EIN: 91-1887623

Board Leadership
Elizabeth Dresing and Joni Noel
Co-Chairs

CEO
Randi Thompson
CEO and President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.68 four stars
  Financial 89.65 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Kidsave moves older children out of orphanages and foster care and into permanent, loving families. Kidsave gives older kids in US foster care and foreign orphanages the opportunity to visit with families and build relationships. We work as a catalyst for change, training social workers, orphanage workers and volunteers to help kids find permanent families and caring mentors, and increase permanent family care for orphans and youth in foster care. Since 1999 Kidsave has directly served nearly 14,000 children in addition to providing training programs and child services leadership for over 20 international, federal and regional governments as well as community organizations. While program activities vary from region to region, the goal for children is consistent: to help children find a permanent home. Kidsave's programs are customizable Thousands more orphans and children in foster care around the globe have parents and lasting connections because of our training and advocacy efforts.

Kidsave moves older children out of orphanages and foster care and into permanent, loving families. Kidsave gives older kids in US foster care and foreign orphanages the opportunity to visit with families and build relationships. We work as a catalyst for change, training social workers, orphanage workers and volunteers to help kids find permanent families and caring mentors, and increase permanent family care for orphans and youth in foster care. Since 1999 Kidsave has directly served nearly 14,000 children in addition to providing training programs and child services leadership for over 20 international, federal and regional governments as well as community organizations. While program activities vary from region to region, the goal for children is consistent: to help children find a permanent home. Kidsave's programs are customizable Thousands more orphans and children in foster care around the globe have parents and lasting connections because of our training and advocacy efforts.

Financial

three stars

89.65

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 10/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
84.8%
  Administrative Expenses 9.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.56
  Program Expenses Growth 4.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 9.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Kidsave on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Kidsave on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Kidsave (CA) 92.68 four stars
Love Without Boundaries Foundation (OK) 93.47 four stars
Asha for Education (CA) 98.59 four stars
The Global Orphan Project (MO) 94.47 four stars
Children's HopeChest (CO) 88.81 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,890,912
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $208,380
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,099,292
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,099,292
   Other Revenue $46,516
TOTAL REVENUE $2,145,808
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,744,525
   Administrative Expenses $181,476
   Fundraising Expenses $139,368
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,065,369
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $80,439
   
Net Assets $1,051,314

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
Weekend Miracles $473,876 27.2%
Support for Permanency Initiatives $392,362 22.5%
Summer Miracles $378,875 21.7%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 10/01/2020 92.68 four stars
2018-12 07/01/2020 86.61 three stars
2018-12 03/01/2020 91.16 four stars
2017-12 04/01/2019 93.79 four stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 91.58 four stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 80.35 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 80.42 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 74.98 two stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 71.27 two stars
2012-12 12/20/2013 85.23 three stars
2011-12 04/01/2013 81.07 three stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 80.68 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 74.94 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 05/01/2011 73.04 two stars
2008-12 06/01/2010 93.01 four stars
2007-12 05/01/2009 93.07 four stars
2006-12 04/01/2008 90.47 four stars
2005-12 07/01/2007 89.27 three stars
2004-12 05/01/2006 94.25 four stars
2003-12 08/01/2005 93.90 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 91-1887623
Name in IRS Master File KIDSAVE INTERNATIONAL 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
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 February, 1999
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$145,750 7.05% Randi Thompson Chief Executive Officer
Other Salaries of Note
$143,000 6.92% Terry Baugh President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Kidsave (CA) 92.68 four stars
Children's HopeChest (CO) 88.81 three stars
Children of the Nations (WA) 95.43 four stars
Outreach360 (AZ) 85.98 three stars
The American Committee for the Tel Aviv Foundation (NY) 88.64 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Kidsave
100 Corporate Pointe, Suite 380
Culver City, CA 90230
tel: (310) 642-7283
fax: (310) 641-7283
EIN: 91-1887623

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 39293
Los Angeles, CA 90039

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Board Leadership

Elizabeth Dresing and Joni Noel
Co-Chairs

CEO

Randi Thompson
CEO and President

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