Disable all preview features

Religion : Religious Activities

First Love International Ministries

The only thing that counts is faith expressing itself through love. Galatians 5:6

three stars

81.56

P.O. Box 15836 Loves Park, IL 61132
tel: (815) 229-3065   Web Site
EIN: 36-4423774

Board Leadership
Steven Johnson
President

CEO
Thomas Clinton
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 81.56 three stars
  Financial 86.00 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 78.00 two stars
This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

First Love International Ministries is an interdenominational mission agency founded for the purpose of bringing the life-giving message of salvation through Jesus Christ to un-reached people residing in impoverished regions of the world. First Love utilizes three primary ministry methods in an attempt to achieve its mission purpose: exhortation, evangelization, and education.

First Love International Ministries is an interdenominational mission agency founded for the purpose of bringing the life-giving message of salvation through Jesus Christ to un-reached people residing in impoverished regions of the world. First Love utilizes three primary ministry methods in an attempt to achieve its mission purpose: exhortation, evangelization, and education.

Impact Information

data icon Looking for Impact Information?

Charity Navigator is collaborating with GuideStar, GlobalGiving, Classy, and ImpactMatters to display impact-related information on our rated profile pages. Each partner collects this data directly from nonprofits and provides updates to Charity Navigator when available.

If you are interested in seeing this charity provide its impact information, please click below. This will indicate your interest and encourage the nonprofit to share data with partners that are currently collecting information.

Financial

three stars

86.00

Accountability & Transparency

two stars

78.00

This rating was published 09/03/2019 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)
93.3%
  Administrative Expenses 5.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.49
  Program Expenses Growth -1.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by First Love International Ministries on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by First Love International Ministries on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
First Love International Ministries (IL) 81.56 three stars
Heaven's Family (PA) 95.43 four stars
Global Training Network (AZ) 96.46 four stars
Serge (PA) 97.86 four stars
Moms in Prayer International (CA) 91.58 four stars

Compare These Charities (Highly Rated)

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,563,088
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,563,088
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $3,563,088
   Other Revenue $8,995
TOTAL REVENUE $3,572,083
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,331,342
   Administrative Expenses $235,374
   Fundraising Expenses $35,111
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,601,827
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-29,744
   
Net Assets $1,788,703

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
Providing Overseas Ministry Teams $3,331,342 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 09/03/2019 81.56 three stars
2017-06 08/01/2018 78.53 two stars
2016-06 12/01/2017 79.22 two stars
2015-06 12/01/2016 82.23 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 84.04 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 83.93 three stars
2013-06 12/01/2014 83.94 three stars

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

EIN 36-4423774
Name in IRS Master File FIRST LOVE INTERNATIONAL MINISTRIES
NTEE Code P20
NTEE Classification Human Service Organizations - Multipurpose
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
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 May, 2001
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$57,874 1.60% Thomas Clinton Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
First Love International Ministries (IL) 81.56 three stars
International Christian Concern (DC) 90.56 four stars
Students International (CA) 89.75 three stars
HOPE International (PA) 91.10 four stars
Mission Possible (OH) 96.90 four stars

Compare These Charities (Highly Rated)

Are you the representative for this organization? If so, click here to access the application form. As an official representative you will have the ability to update some of the information on this page.

Charity Contact Info

First Love International Ministries
P.O. Box 15836
Loves Park, IL 61132
tel: (815) 229-3065
EIN: 36-4423774

Visit Web Site

Board Leadership

Steven Johnson
President

CEO

Thomas Clinton
Executive Director

Join Our Mailing List

Join over 400,000 other informed givers and get updates on charity ratings, new features, hot topics, and tips for donating.