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International : Humanitarian Relief Supplies

Kingsway Charities

Solutions for suffering

two stars

72.21

1119 Commonwealth Avenue Bristol, VA 24201
tel: (800) 321-9234   Web Site
EIN: 54-1668650

Board Leadership
John M. Gregory
Chairman, CEO

CEO
John M. Gregory
Chairman, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 72.21 two stars
  Financial 90.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 62.00 one star
This rating was published 11/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1993, Kingsway Charities is a faith-based, Christian organization improving the lives of the sick and suffering worldwide by providing life-sustaining resources so they will know Gods love and compassion. They provide much needed medicine and medical supplies to medical missionaries working in third world and developing countries where poverty and suffering are rampant. Their primary focus is International Medical Mission, a ministry that warehouses medications and medical supplies donated from pharmaceutical companies. These donations are then shipped to qualified medical mission teams serving the poor.

Founded in 1993, Kingsway Charities is a faith-based, Christian organization improving the lives of the sick and suffering worldwide by providing life-sustaining resources so they will know Gods love and compassion. They provide much needed medicine and medical supplies to medical missionaries working in third world and developing countries where poverty and suffering are rampant. Their primary focus is International Medical Mission, a ministry that warehouses medications and medical supplies donated from pharmaceutical companies. These donations are then shipped to qualified medical mission teams serving the poor.

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Financial

four stars

90.00

Accountability & Transparency

one star

62.00

This rating was published 11/01/2019 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)
99.3%
  Administrative Expenses 0.5%
  Fundraising Expenses < 0.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.28
  Program Expenses Growth -27.4%
  Liabilities to Assets < 0.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Kingsway Charities on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Kingsway Charities on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Kingsway Charities (VA) 72.21 two stars
MedShare (GA) 90.71 four stars
International Relief Teams (CA) 95.58 four stars
Charity Vision (UT) 96.66 four stars
International Children's Fund, Inc. (WI) 92.12 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $47,450,478
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $47,450,478
   Program Service Revenue $4,650
Total Primary Revenue $47,455,128
   Other Revenue $-259,699
TOTAL REVENUE $47,195,429
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $42,699,473
   Administrative Expenses $488,927
   Fundraising Expenses $40,762
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $43,229,162
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $3,966,267
   
Net Assets $23,385,555

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
International Medical Ministry $42,699,473 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 11/01/2019 72.21 two stars
2017-12 09/01/2018 71.53 two stars
2016-12 09/01/2017 72.28 two stars
2015-12 10/01/2016 72.42 two stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 71.53 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 11/01/2015 68.99 one star
2013-12 12/01/2014 67.16 one star
2012-12 10/01/2013 72.36 two stars
2011-12 06/01/2013 70.30 two 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 54-1668650
Name in IRS Master File KINGSWAY CHARITIES INC
NTEE Code Q30
NTEE Classification International Development, Relief Services
NTEE Type International, Foreign Affairs and National Security
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (560) Supplying money, goods or services to the poor
(994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
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 July, 1993
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$125,000 0.28% Mary Ann Blessing President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Kingsway Charities (VA) 72.21 two stars
Christian Blind Mission International (IL) 91.16 four stars
Project C.U.R.E. (CO) 92.70 four stars
Matthew 25: Ministries (OH) 100.00 four stars
Medical Bridges (TX) 89.39 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Kingsway Charities
1119 Commonwealth Avenue
Bristol, VA 24201
tel: (800) 321-9234
fax: (276) 466-0955
EIN: 54-1668650

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Board Leadership

John M. Gregory
Chairman, CEO

CEO

John M. Gregory
Chairman, CEO

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