Quick Facts about Christian Children’s Fund (CCF)
CCF assists more than 13.2 million children and family members in 32 countries worldwide.
This figure includes more than 500,000 sponsored children who are supported through
monthly contributions. More than 650,000 children are enrolled in CCF’s programs.
Most of the sponsorships—more than 350,000—are supported by U.S. donors; the remainder
are supported by international donors who sponsor children through members of ChildFund
Alliance in Australia, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Ireland, Japan, Korea, New
Zealand, Sweden, and Taiwan. CCF is a member of ChildFund Alliance, a global network of
12 child development organizations.
Where We Work/Sponsor Children
Afghanistan ▪ Angola ▪ Belarus ▪ Bolivia ▪ Brazil ▪ Cambodia ▪ Chad ▪ Dominica ▪ Ecuador ▪
Ethiopia ▪ Guatemala ▪ Guinea ▪ Honduras ▪ India ▪ Indonesia ▪ Kenya ▪ Liberia ▪ Mexico ▪
Mozambique ▪ Philippines ▪ Senegal ▪ Sierra Leone ▪ Sri Lanka ▪ St. Vincent ▪ Thailand ▪
The Gambia ▪ Timor Leste ▪ Togo ▪ Uganda ▪ United States ▪ Vietnam ▪ Zambia.
International headquarters is located in Richmond, Va., U.S.
What We Do
CCF is a leader in initiatives such as providing access to safe and clean water, early childhood
development programs, educational opportunities, assistance to AIDS orphans,
immunizations, health and nutrition programs, vocational training. CCF also funds micro-
enterprise opportunities for parents, childcare centers, primary and secondary schools and
others. CCF’s goal is to strengthen children, families and communities so they can become
self sufficient and build for the future.
In fiscal 2007, CCF received $209,371,829 in total public support and revenue. More than 82
percent of CCF’s total public support, or $176.4 million, was used for programs and services.
The majority of CCF funds come from monthly sponsorships—$156,795,031 in 2007.
In 2007, CCF received $22,119,383 in grant funding targeted for special programs. Grant
funding made possible for much of CCF’s emergency response such as tsunami assistance,
child protection efforts and HIV/AIDS programs.
Founded in 1938 in Richmond, Va., as China’s Children Fund, CCF has evolved from a focus
on orphans and orphanages to an international child development organization. The name
Christian Children’s Fund was adopted in 1951.
CCF Board & Leadership
Anne Lynam Goddard is CCF’s eighth President, joining the organization in February 2007.
CCF is governed by a 23-member board of directors who are elected and serve without
compensation. The Chairman of the Board of Directors is William E. Leahey, Jr.
Quick Facts updated Nov. 1, 2007.