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World Link Ministries

Linking the World to a New Life in Christ

three stars

80.98

1310 Norwood Drive Suite 200
Bedford, TX 76022
tel: (972) 253-6800   Web Site
EIN: 93-1135565

Board Leadership
Manny Fernandez Jr.
President, Chair

CEO
Manny Fernandez Jr.
Founder, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 80.98 three stars
  Financial 80.98 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 81.00 three stars
This rating was published 05/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

World Link Ministries is dedicated to training and deploying national leaders, promoting discipleship, and evangelizing un-churched people. We began as the Spanish Seminary for Theological and Evangelistic Training (Seminario Español de Formación Teológica y Evangelización) or SEFOVAN, founded in 1991 under the auspices of TEAM by Manny Fernandez, a graduate of Multnomah School of the Bible and Dallas Theological Seminary. World Link Ministries provides funding, administrative, and management support from its North American headquarters to SEFOVAN in Spain and other ministries in Italy, Romania, Ukraine, North Africa, Equatorial Guinea, Cuba, Mexico, and Vietnam.

World Link Ministries is dedicated to training and deploying national leaders, promoting discipleship, and evangelizing un-churched people. We began as the Spanish Seminary for Theological and Evangelistic Training (Seminario Español de Formación Teológica y Evangelización) or SEFOVAN, founded in 1991 under the auspices of TEAM by Manny Fernandez, a graduate of Multnomah School of the Bible and Dallas Theological Seminary. World Link Ministries provides funding, administrative, and management support from its North American headquarters to SEFOVAN in Spain and other ministries in Italy, Romania, Ukraine, North Africa, Equatorial Guinea, Cuba, Mexico, and Vietnam.

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Financial

three stars

80.98

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

81.00

This rating was published 05/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
78.1%
  Administrative Expenses 8.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.15
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.08
  Program Expenses Growth 6.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 26.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by World Link Ministries on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by World Link Ministries on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
World Link Ministries (TX) 80.98 three stars
Catholic Near East Welfare Association (CNEWA) (NY) 95.54 four stars
Franciscan Foundation for the Holy Land (DC) 93.73 four stars
World Indigenous Missions (TX) 86.76 three stars
Kingdom Workers (WI) 87.09 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,678,770
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,678,770
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,678,770
   Other Revenue $172,282
TOTAL REVENUE $1,851,052
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,415,346
   Administrative Expenses $137,562
   Fundraising Expenses $197,737
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,750,645
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $100,407
   
Net Assets $152,169

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Sefovan Seminary Training $508,304 35.9%
Training in Cuba $335,712 23.7%
Church Planting in India $108,752 7.7%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 05/01/2019 80.98 three stars
2017-06 07/01/2018 81.08 three stars
2016-06 05/01/2018 82.45 three stars
2016-06 05/01/2017 80.61 three stars
2015-06 04/01/2017 86.28 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 69.26 one star
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 05/01/2015 70.67 two stars
2013-06 02/01/2015 54.43 zero star
2012-06 03/01/2013 55.99 one star

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 93-1135565
Name in IRS Master File WORLD LINK MINISTRIES
NTEE Code X99
NTEE Classification Religion Related, Spiritual Development N.E.C.
NTEE Type Religion-Related, Spiritual Development
Classification Religious Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(29) Other religious activities
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date August, 1994
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$140,490 8.02% Manuel A. Fernandez President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
World Link Ministries (TX) 80.98 three stars
Youth for Christ USA (CO) 87.56 three stars
Catholic Near East Welfare Association (CNEWA) (NY) 95.54 four stars
Bridge Builders International (OR) 93.09 four stars
ASAP Ministries (MI) 97.46 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

World Link Ministries
1310 Norwood Drive
Suite 200
Bedford, TX 76022
tel: (972) 253-6800
fax: (972) 253-6800
EIN: 93-1135565

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 610607
Dallas, TX 75261

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Board Leadership

Manny Fernandez Jr.
President, Chair

CEO

Manny Fernandez Jr.
Founder, CEO

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