Our global Board of Directors serves to define and protect Compassion’s mission. They also help guide the adoption of new policy and ensure that all corporate activities are aligned with our strategic ministry objectives.
Part of the Board’s role is also to review and approve items such as annual budget proposals, new country ministry opportunities, and building projects.
The Global Executive Team oversees the development and effectiveness of the worldwide ministry of Compassion. They are responsible for strategy development, planning, resource allocation, coordination and change management.
In response to the Great Commission, Compassion International exists as an advocate for children, to release them from their spiritual, economic, social and physical poverty and enable them to become responsible and fulfilled Christian adults.
Our three Cs distinguish us from other child sponsorship organizations. Christ Centered. Child Focused. Church Based.
Compassion consistently receives high ratings for financial accountability and integrity.
Charity Navigator, America's largest charity evaluator, has awarded Compassion its highest rating — four stars — for financial stewardship and transparency.
In fiscal year 2015, 81.8% of Compassion's expenses went directly to program activities helping children in our programs. This is one of the highest percentages for a child sponsorship organization.
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"Whoever is kind to the poor lends to the LORD, and he will reward them for what they have done."
— Proverbs 19:17
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