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International : Humanitarian Relief Supplies

Kingsway Charities

Solutions for suffering

80.90

1171 Commonwealth Avenue Suite 101
Bristol, VA 24201
tel: (276) 466-3014   Web Site
EIN: 54-1668650

Board Leadership
James Gregory
Chairman, CEO

CEO
James Gregory
Chairman, CEO

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  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 80.90
  Financial 100.00
  Accountability & Transparency 73.00
This rating was published 02/01/2022 and includes data from FY2020, 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.

Financial

100.00

Accountability & Transparency

73.00

This rating was published 02/01/2022 and includes data from FY2020, 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)
99.4%
  Administrative Expenses 0.5%
  Fundraising Expenses < 0.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.27
  Program Expenses Growth 21.3%
  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.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Kingsway Charities (VA) 80.90
CharityVision (UT) 94.07
Global Links (PA) 92.92
Medical Bridges (TX) 96.46
The Outreach Program (IA) 90.68

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $125,688,914
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $125,688,914
   Program Service Revenue $3,120
Total Primary Revenue $125,692,034
   Other Revenue $-153,231
TOTAL REVENUE $125,538,803
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $118,881,620
   Administrative Expenses $521,939
   Fundraising Expenses $7,559
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $119,411,118
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $6,127,685
   
Net Assets $26,970,809

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 $118,881,620 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2020-12 02/01/2022 80.90
2019-12 02/01/2021 80.62
2018-12 11/01/2019 72.21
2017-12 09/01/2018 71.53
2016-12 09/01/2017 72.28
2015-12 10/01/2016 72.42
2014-12 06/01/2016 71.53
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 11/01/2015 68.99
2013-12 12/01/2014 67.16
2012-12 10/01/2013 72.36
2011-12 06/01/2013 70.30

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
None reported -- Mary Ann Blessing President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Kingsway Charities (VA) 80.90
Catholic Medical Mission Board (NY) 95.87
Christian Blind Mission International (IL) 87.25
Operation Blessing International (VA) 87.62
World Medical Relief (MI) 95.47

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Charity Contact Info

Kingsway Charities
1171 Commonwealth Avenue
Suite 101
Bristol, VA 24201
tel: (276) 466-3014
fax: (276) 466-0955
EIN: 54-1668650

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Board Leadership

James Gregory
Chairman, CEO

CEO

James Gregory
Chairman, CEO

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