Frequently Asked Questions
What is Compassion International?
What is the mission of Compassion International?
What makes Compassion unique from other organizations?
Where is Compassion International's headquarters?
What number can I call if I need more information?
How are needs identified?
How will donors be notified of progress?
Who is impacted by these projects? Or, are these projects only for sponsored children?
What happens if a project is overfunded? underfunded?
How do I get involved if I can't donate?
How were the amounts selected for each project?
Who is in charge of handling the funds?
Is my donation actually going to the project I think it is?
Why are you building this tool? Isn't it the same or similar to other things Compassion already does?
Is this a test?
Why isn't the child I sponsor's church on here yet?
Can my gifts go to a child I sponsor or their local church?
Where does my gift go?
Can I donate on behalf of, or in honor of, someone else?
How can Compassion Causes address disasters like the COVID19 crisis?
What do churches have to do to use Compassion Causes?
How does Compassion Causes encourage the churches to be more self-sufficient and not dependent on Compassion?
How do you ensure that Compassion Causes doesn't become a “candy store” for money, but instead encourages sustainable projects?
How are these churches connected to Compassion? Who are they?
What are the overhead costs of Compassion Causes?
Is my Compassion Causes donation tax deductible and will I receive a receipt?