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OMB No. 1545-0047
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Name of the organization
Compassion International Incorporated
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Return Reference Explanation
Form 990, Part VI, Section B, line 11b Compassion International prepares Form 990 and an independent CPA firm performs a detail review and signs the return as return preparer. Before the Form 990 is filed with the I.R.S.; our finance division reviews the 990 in detail; our top executive leadership provides an upper level review; and the governing Board of Directors are provided a copy for review prior to the filing of the return.
Form 990, Part VI, Section B, line 12c Compassion International regularly and consistently monitors and enforces compliance with the conflict of interest policy by administering an annual questionnaire to all managers, directors, executives and Board of Directors. Multiple Vice Presidents review transactions for potential conflicts of interest/related party transactions. The Finance and Audit Committee of the Board is updated on the results and approves the continuing of the business relationship on any conflicts of interest.
Form 990, Part VI, Section B, line 15 Compassion International reviews and approves the CEO's compensation annually through independent persons, comparability data and contemporaneous substantiation through the following process: Annually, the Compassion International Human Resource Division provides comparable market compensation data for the Board to review for the CEO and Key Employees. The Board reviews the data, documents the deliberations and decisions of the review and approves the compensation for the CEO. In addition, the Compassion International Human Resource Division gathers compensation comparability data regarding all Compassion International employees, including Key Employees, and management reviews and approves the compensation amounts.
Form 990, Part VI, Section C, line 19 Compassion International makes its governing documents, conflict of interest policy, and financial statements available upon request through mail or in person at the Colorado Springs office. Compassion International also makes its financial statements and Form 990 available at
Form 990, Part XI, line 9: Change in value of split-interest agreements 61,609. Refund of contributions -302,581.
Form 990 - Various Certain questions on the Form 990 may be left blank. This means the question is not applicable.
For Paperwork Reduction Act Notice, see the Instructions for Form 990 or 990-EZ.
Cat. No. 51056K
Schedule O (Form 990 or 990-EZ) 2017

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