English Language Institute in China

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Summary



ELIC proudly recruits, trains, and sends hundreds of people each year to teach in long-term and short-term programs throughout Asia, the Middle East, and North Africa. Our long-standing partnerships with universities and governments around the globe open doors for us to make a deep and significant impact on students, colleagues, and neighbors. People come to ELIC from a variety of backgrounds including engineering, executive leadership, sales, medicine, and education. Our comprehensive training prepares new teachers to be world-class educators and helps veteran teachers as they transition overseas. Ongoing professional development opportunities include yearly conferences, graduate certificate programs, master's degrees, and Ph.D. options.


Contact information

Mailing address:
English Language Institute in China
1629 Blue Spruce Dr
Fort Collins, CO 80524

Website: www.elic.org

Phone: 800-366-3542

Email: teach@elic.org


Organization details

EIN: 953551085

CEO/President: Mr. Tim Davis

Chairman: Mr. Phil Hubbard

Board size: 13

Founder:

Year founded: 1981

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 07/31

Member of ECFA: Yes

Member of ECFA since: 1989


Purpose

English Language Institute in China ("ELIC") strives to provide qualified teams to teach "English as a Foreign Language" in various institutions in China, Mongolia, Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia and Myanmar. ELIC is primarily funded through gifts from individuals, foundations and other organizations.


Mission statement

ELIC uses the following to express its mission:

ELIC exists to serve the people of Asia by providing English language teaching teams to educational institutions throughout the countries of China, Mongolia, Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia and Myanmar.


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Transparency grade

A

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Foreign Missions

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating52 of 94010 of 106
Fund acquisition rating237 of 94233 of 106
Resource allocation rating214 of 94225 of 106
Asset utilization rating17 of 9404 of 106

Financial ratios

Funding ratiosSector median20192018201720162015
Return on fundraising efforts Return on fundraising efforts =
Fundraising expense /
Total contributions
6%3%5%5%6%7%
Fundraising cost ratio Fundraising cost ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total revenue
5%2%4%4%5%6%
Contributions reliance Contributions reliance =
Total contributions /
Total revenue
98%85%82%81%79%80%
Fundraising expense ratio Fundraising expense ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total expenses
5%3%4%4%5%6%
Other revenue reliance Other revenue reliance =
Total other revenue /
Total revenue
2%15%18%19%21%20%
 
Operating ratiosSector median20192018201720162015
Program expense ratio Program expense ratio =
Program services /
Total expenses
82%88%88%86%86%86%
Spending ratio Spending ratio =
Total expenses /
Total revenue
97%93%104%102%98%100%
Program output ratio Program output ratio =
Program services /
Total revenue
79%82%91%88%84%86%
Savings ratio Savings ratio =
Surplus (deficit) /
Total revenue
3%7%-4%-2%2%0%
Reserve accumulation rate Reserve accumulation rate =
Surplus (deficit) /
Net assets
6%119%303%-80%57%-27%
General and admin ratio General and admin ratio =
Management and general expense /
Total expenses
10%9%9%10%9%9%
 
Investing ratiosSector median20192018201720162015
Total asset turnover Total asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total assets
1.264.074.754.693.954.10
Degree of long-term investment Degree of long-term investment =
Total assets /
Total current assets
1.263.605.265.704.294.16
Current asset turnover Current asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total current assets
1.8714.6625.0126.6916.9117.05
 
Liquidity ratiosSector median20192018201720162015
Current ratio Current ratio =
Total current assets /
Total current liabilities
17.201.100.370.490.740.59
Current liabilities ratio Current liabilities ratio =
Total current liabilities /
Total current assets
0.050.912.742.051.361.68
Liquid reserve level Liquid reserve level =
(Total current assets -
Total current liabilities) /
(Total expenses / 12)
5.900.07-0.83-0.47-0.25-0.48
 
Solvency ratiosSector median20192018201720162015
Liabilities ratio Liabilities ratio =
Total liabilities /
Total assets
9%73%105%89%83%93%
Debt ratio Debt ratio =
Debt /
Total assets
0%48%53%53%51%52%
Reserve coverage ratio Reserve coverage ratio =
Net assets /
Total expenses
74%7%-1%2%4%2%

Financials

Balance sheet
 
Assets20192018201720162015
Cash$1,192,191$321,795$284,313$648,679$210,224
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$122,745$516,448$500,639$493,571$622,346
Short-term investments$0$0$0$0$355,234
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$1,314,936$838,243$784,952$1,142,250$1,187,804
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$3,419,645$3,570,267$3,686,268$3,753,245$3,758,550
Other long-term assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total long-term assets$3,419,645$3,570,267$3,686,268$3,753,245$3,758,550
Total assets$4,734,581$4,408,510$4,471,220$4,895,495$4,946,354
 
Liabilities20192018201720162015
Payables and accrued expenses$825,018$1,993,503$1,067,753$869,222$1,247,178
Other current liabilities$375,221$301,417$542,913$679,263$752,084
Total current liabilities$1,200,239$2,294,920$1,610,666$1,548,485$1,999,262
Debt$2,273,958$2,347,758$2,384,263$2,490,384$2,577,687
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total long-term liabilities$2,273,958$2,347,758$2,384,263$2,490,384$2,577,687
Total liabilities$3,474,197$4,642,678$3,994,929$4,038,869$4,576,949
 
Net assets20192018201720162015
Without donor restrictions$948,499($598,061)$41,749$416,155($99,346)
With donor restrictions$311,885$363,893$434,542$440,471$468,751
Net assets$1,260,384($234,168)$476,291$856,626$369,405
 
Revenues and expenses
 
Revenue20192018201720162015
Total contributions$17,591,472$16,528,323$16,615,983$15,638,332$16,094,000
Program service revenue$3,085,950$3,659,237$3,336,724$3,425,404$3,745,759
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$0$0$0$0$0
Other revenue$95,757$63,582$615,797$743,309$318,134
Total other revenue$3,181,707$3,722,819$3,952,521$4,168,713$4,063,893
Total revenue$20,773,179$20,251,142$20,568,504$19,807,045$20,157,893
 
Expenses20192018201720162015
Program services$17,027,192$18,423,015$18,041,538$16,616,426$17,333,671
Management and general$1,735,771$1,784,204$2,107,772$1,760,284$1,800,892
Fundraising$515,664$754,382$799,529$943,114$1,123,286
Total expenses$19,278,627$20,961,601$20,948,839$19,319,824$20,257,849
 
Change in net assets20192018201720162015
Surplus (deficit)$1,494,552($710,459)($380,335)$487,221($99,956)
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0($1,476,149)
Total change in net assets$1,494,552($710,459)($380,335)$487,221($1,576,105)

Compensation

NameTitleCompensation
Timothy DavisCEO/President$217,625
Collin Quigley Sr Director ofOperations and Mobilization$137,020
Michael MalanTreasurer$106,463

Compensation data as of: 7/31/2020


Response from ministry

No response has been provided by this ministry.


The information below was provided to MinistryWatch by the ministry itself. It was last updated 9/27/2021. To update the information below, please email: info@ministrywatch.com


History

In 1981, ELIC began a formal partnership with the Chinese government to start sending teams of teachers to join the faculty at universities throughout China. Since then, ELIC has sent thousands of teachers to more than a dozen countries in East Asia, the Middle East, and North Africa. Throughout our 38 years, we have had the privilege of providing services to our government and institutional partners, including placement and management of English teachers, consulting, curriculum design and implementation, training, and refugee work. We are one of the most highly qualified educational companies in the world, with more than 160 of our staff holding advanced degrees. ELIC is excited about continued expansion into new cities and countries in the upcoming years as we establish unique partnerships and programs.


Program accomplishments

Asia education: Qualified English teachers for various host institutions of the Asian governments were provided. Other programs: Potential teacher candidates were educated and informed of the needs and opportunities in Asia for qualified English teachers.


Needs

English Language Institute in China offers well-designed programs for college students of all majors, professionals of all backgrounds, and early retirees. No foreign language is required. Minimal to no teaching experience is required.