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Financials & Accountability

Holt adheres to the highest standards of financial integrity

Last year, Holt donors reached 1,539,786 children, family members and other individuals through Holt programs and services around the world

When you give to Holt International, you invest in the life of a child. You empower a family to succeed. And you help seek a world where every child has a secure, loving home.  

As your partner in this mission, and as the steward of your gift, we stand committed to accomplishing what you have entrusted us to do in the most effective and efficient way possible. To best serve the children and families in our programs, we maintain consistently low administration and fundraising expenses.

As a nonprofit organization that is exempt from federal taxation, we hold ourselves accountable to you, those we serve, and ultimately to God. We don’t take this lightly. That’s why we practice transparency in every level of our finances. You have access to our most recently published Annual Reports, Financial Audits and Federal Tax Returns (IRS Form 990) below. You are always welcome to contact us with any questions or concerns.

 Program Highlights from Last Year

  • 170,382 children received critically needed medical care, including lifesaving or life-changing surgeries
  • 187,136 children received nutritional support
  • 29,272 preschool to college students received educational support
  • 5,098 children received nurturing care in Holt-supported foster families, group homes or care centers
  • 241 children joined adoptive families through international or in-country adoption
  • 95% of children who joined adoptive families internationally were older than 5, part of a sibling group, or had medical, physical or emotional needs

Financial Reports for Holt International

Holt makes public its financial audits and IRS Forms 990 as part of our focus on financial transparency. The following reports are for fiscal years ending September 30.

Annual Reports for Holt International

View PDFs of our annual reports where we share financial overviews and highlights of Holt’s worldwide impact in family strengthening, support for orphaned and vulnerable children, and adoption and post-adoption services.

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Help a Child in Greatest Need

Give emergency help to a child who is hungry, sick or living in dangerous conditions. Your gift will provide the critical food, medical care, safety and more they need when they need it the most.

All gifts are used as designated. However, in the unlikely event that a project becomes overfunded, your gift will be applied to a similar project in need. A copy of the latest financial report and registration may be obtained by writing to Holt International, P.O. Box 2880, Eugene, OR 97402.

Holt International qualifies as a tax-exempt, non-profit organization under IRS code 501(c)(3). Consistent with Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) and Internal Revenue Service (IRS) guidance, we allocate a portion of our fundraising costs to our programs.

Contributions to Holt are tax deductible if you itemize.

Holt is registered as a private voluntary organization with the U.S. Agency for International Development.

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The following disclosures are required by these states:

FL – A copy of the official registration and financial information may be obtained from the division of Consumer Services by calling toll-free, within the state 1-800 HELP-FLA. Registration does not imply endorsement, approval or recommendation.

ILThe attached document is required of all child welfare organizations in Illinois.

KS – Holt is registered in the state of Kansas under charitable organization number 208-748-4SO. An annual financial statement has been filed with the Secretary of State.

MD – Documents and information under the Maryland charitable organizations laws can be obtained from the Secretary of State for the cost of postage and copies. MNRegistration number 28302.

NY – A copy of the latest annual report may be obtained from the organization or from the Office of Charities Registration, Department of State, 162 Washington Avenue, Albany, NY 12231.

OK – Annual report may be obtained from the Oklahoma Tax Commission.

PA – The official registration and financial information of Holt International Children’s Services, Inc. may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll free, within Pennsylvania, (800) 732-0999. Registration does not imply endorsement.

VA – Financial statements are available from the State Division of Consumer Affairs.

WA – Holt is registered in the state of Washington. You may call the Secretary of State, toll-free, at (800) 332-4483.

WV – Residents may obtain a summary of the registration and financial documents from the Secretary of State, State Capitol, Charleston, WV 25305. Registration does not imply endorsement. Financial statement is available.

The following information is available upon request:

(1) The number of Holt’s adoption placements per year for the prior three calendar years, and the number and percentage of those placements that remain intact, are disrupted, or have been dissolved;

(2) The number of parents who apply to adopt through Holt on a yearly basis, based on data for the prior three calendar years; and

(3) The number of children eligible for adoption and awaiting an adoptive placement referral via Holt.