Orphanos Foundation

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Orphanos provides "fee-free" donor-management services for Christian missionaries and ministries caring for vulnerable children and families.

Contact information

Mailing address:
Orphanos Foundation
110 Timber Creek Drive
Suite 1
Memphis, TN 38018

Website: orphanos.org

Phone: 901-458-9500

Email: info@orphanos.org

Organization details

EIN: 621694378

CEO/President: Wayne Sneed


Board size: 8


Ruling year: 1998

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 12/31

Member of ECFA: Yes

Member of ECFA since: 2007


A thriving ministry requires more than financial support. Donor management is only a portion of what our partners need to successfully fulfill their God-given mission. We have committed to help care wholly for our partners by providing professional, personal, and spiritual support.

Money Care - In a God-honoring way, facilitate the easy, professional transfer of assets from the donor to the preference.

Member Care - In a God-honoring way, bless, coach, encourage, and pray for our missionary partners toward the goal of achieving healthy individuals.

Ministry Care - In a God-honoring way, bless, coach, encourage, and pray for our partner organizations toward the goal of administrative excellence in our partners.

Media Care - In a God-honoring way, provide insight into modern media research, innovative strategies, and personalized coaching for our partners towards the goal of God honoring excellence in their media footprint.

Mission statement

Our sole mission is to glorify Jesus Christ and serve His purpose on earth. We aspire to do this by providing professional support services to our partners that enables them to provide direct childcare that is God-honoring and positively impacts the whole child and their families.

Statement of faith

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Adoption/Foster Care

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating38 of 10223 of 34
Fund acquisition rating29 of 10244 of 34
Resource allocation rating23 of 10242 of 34
Asset utilization rating329 of 102212 of 34

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Balance sheet
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$990$6,165$0$10,638$0
Short-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$2,052,598$2,002,591$1,782,163$1,581,204$1,068,548
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$327,842$338,384$349,983$362,750$371,967
Other long-term assets$90,314$3,957$4,685$2,244$11,552
Total long-term assets$418,156$342,341$354,668$364,994$383,519
Total assets$2,470,754$2,344,932$2,136,831$1,946,198$1,452,067
Payables and accrued expenses$86,050$17,378$31,618$52,018$25,385
Other current liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total current liabilities$86,050$17,378$31,618$52,018$25,385
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$500$500$500$2,375$0
Total long-term liabilities$119,392$125,878$171,890$254,639$346,575
Total liabilities$205,442$143,256$203,508$306,657$371,960
Net assets20192018201720162015
Without donor restrictions$292,851$2,201,676$239,579$152,041$56,703
With donor restrictions$1,972,461$0$1,693,744$1,487,500$1,023,404
Net assets$2,265,312$2,201,676$1,933,323$1,639,541$1,080,107
Revenues and expenses
Total contributions$3,939,737$3,289,404$2,707,891$2,327,063$1,774,408
Program service revenue$0$0$0$0$0
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$30,552$7,572$4,853$4,360$3,694
Other revenue$12,064$11,164$12,651$15,074$20,376
Total other revenue$42,616$18,736$17,504$19,434$24,070
Total revenue$3,982,353$3,308,140$2,725,395$2,346,497$1,798,478
Program services$3,866,299$2,985,425$2,346,335$1,729,331$1,710,275
Management and general$31,309$29,964$43,508$26,391$39,003
Total expenses$3,918,716$3,039,787$2,431,611$1,787,064$1,795,939
Change in net assets20192018201720162015
Surplus (deficit)$63,637$268,353$293,784$559,433$2,539
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets$63,637$268,353$293,784$559,433$2,539


R Wayne SneedVice-Chairma$40,183

Compensation data as of: 12/31/2019

Response from ministry

No response has been provided by this ministry.

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