Where your money goes
93.7 percent of CFCA's expenses go toward program support.
We assign the highest reasonable amount of available resources to the direct benefits of sponsored members. CFCA is committed to enriching the lives of all the individuals and families in our program. In 2011, only 3.1 percent of our expenses were for administrative costs. Fundraising accounted for just 3.2 percent of our total expenses.
Total program support represented 93.7 percent of expenses. A total of $94.9 million was disbursed in direct assistance to our projects for the benefit of the children, youth and aging persons we serve.
CFCA’s total contributions and revenue surpassed last year’s total, reaching $110.1 million for the 2011 calendar year. CFCA expresses sincere gratitude to our sponsors and donors, who have helped make the dreams and hopes of the families we serve a reality.
CFCA is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation, federal EIN:
43-1243999. Contributions are tax-deductible as allowed by law unless otherwise noted. To view the 2011 IRS tax determination letter, click here.
Highly rated by charity watchdog groups
CFCA consistently meets and exceeds standards of third-party organizations that evaluate charities in order to help donors make wise giving decisions.
Formerly named American Institute of Philanthropy, CharityWatch gives CFCA an A+, its highest ranking.
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BBB Wise Giving
We meet all 20 rigorous standards established by the Better Business Bureau Wise Giving Alliance. The Alliance said its review includes "comprehensive, in-depth evaluations of the charity's governance, fund-raising practices, solicitations and informational materials, as well as how it spends its money."
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Charity Navigator awarded CFCA a 3-star rating. A 3-star rating means that CFCA exceeds or meets industry standards and performs as well as or better than most charities in our cause.
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