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Your donation will help HOPE share the light of Christ and financial services with families living in underserved communities around the world.


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Donations via check or money order may be sent to:

HOPE International
227 Granite Run Drive, Suite 250
Lancaster, PA 17601

Please make donations payable to "HOPE International" and indicate any special designations on the memo line of your check.

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Financial accountability

HOPE is committed to wise stewardship of every donation we receive. Our commitment to stewardship and our success in this area have been demonstrated in our Charity Navigator ratings, our Excellence in Giving Transparency certification, and our Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability (ECFA) membership.

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Expense mix

In 2017, HOPE used 86.7 cents of every dollar to directly serve clients through microfinance and savings programs around the world.

HOPE Expenses Mix

Giving

How can I donate to HOPE?

You can donate online via credit card through HOPE’s secure donation page, or you can send a check made payable to HOPE International to 227 Granite Run Drive, Suite 250, Lancaster, PA 17601. You may also set up an Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) directly from your bank account by calling our donor care team at 717-464-3220, ext. 329. In addition to one-time donations, you can also choose to donate monthly, committing to regularly partner with HOPE and the families we serve worldwide.

HOPE also accepts in-kind donations. Contact the finance department by emailing donorcare@hopeinternational.org for more information.

Why does HOPE allocate 10 percent of my gift for administrative expenses?

HOPE International makes sound stewardship a priority. We have received Charity Navigator’s top four-star rating 12 years in a row—something only 1 percent of U.S. nonprofits achieve—and are a member of the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability. To best steward HOPE’s resources, it is our board-approved policy to reserve the right to allocate 10 percent of all designated gifts toward administrative expenses.

Is my gift tax-deductible?

We suggest consulting a tax accountant to accurately determine the extent to which your donation is deductible. HOPE International is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, and all gifts to HOPE are tax-deductible to the full extent of the law.

How much of my contribution goes directly to program costs?

HOPE spends less than 20 percent of its funds on general and administrative expenses and fundraising. Read HOPE’s most recent annual report for a more detailed breakdown of how HOPE puts your donation to work. HOPE is a member of the prestigious Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability (ECFA) and has received Charity Navigator’s top four-star rating 12 years in a row, placing HOPE in the top 1 percent of rated nonprofits in terms of resource management.

How is HOPE funded?

The main sources of HOPE’s funding are individuals, churches, private or family foundations, and the Homes for Hope program. HOPE does not solicit government funding. See our Form 990 for details.