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Elam Ministries

The love of Christ for Iran and beyond

three stars

84.73

5755 North Point Parkway Suite 217
Alpharetta, GA 30022
tel: (770) 664-8800   Web Site
EIN: 58-2134253

Board Leadership
Samuel Yeghnazar
Chairman Of The Board

CEO
David Yeghnazar
Us Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 84.73 three stars
  Financial 88.08 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 82.00 three stars
This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1990, Elam works to strengthen and expand the church in the Iran region and beyond. Elam's vision is that all the people of the Iran region would have the opportunity to come to know the Lord Jesus Christ and follow Him as a disciple, and that they would be instrumental in taking the Gospel to other Muslims. To achieve this Vision, our goals are to: train leaders and workers to be effective ministers of the Gospel in the Iran region; equip the Church with resources that will assist them in their ministry to the people of the Iran region; and send leaders and workers to strengthen existing churches, establish new churches, and provide relief for the poor and persecuted.

Founded in 1990, Elam works to strengthen and expand the church in the Iran region and beyond. Elam's vision is that all the people of the Iran region would have the opportunity to come to know the Lord Jesus Christ and follow Him as a disciple, and that they would be instrumental in taking the Gospel to other Muslims. To achieve this Vision, our goals are to: train leaders and workers to be effective ministers of the Gospel in the Iran region; equip the Church with resources that will assist them in their ministry to the people of the Iran region; and send leaders and workers to strengthen existing churches, establish new churches, and provide relief for the poor and persecuted.

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Financial

three stars

88.08

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

82.00

This rating was published 05/01/2020 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)
88.3%
  Administrative Expenses 3.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.20
  Program Expenses Growth 6.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 33.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Elam Ministries on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Elam Ministries on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Elam Ministries (GA) 84.73 three stars
Feed the Hunger (NC) 86.53 three stars
Act Beyond (TX) 87.21 three stars
International Cooperating Ministries (VA) 93.62 four stars
Ukrainian Catholic Education Foundation (IL) 94.55 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $7,327,348
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $7,327,348
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $7,327,348
   Other Revenue $270
TOTAL REVENUE $7,327,618
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $7,225,246
   Administrative Expenses $327,794
   Fundraising Expenses $434,971
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,988,011
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-660,393
   
Net Assets $1,393,585

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 05/01/2020 84.73 three stars
2017-12 06/01/2019 75.73 two stars
2016-12 04/01/2018 70.55 two stars
2015-12 06/01/2017 82.91 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 70.79 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 70.71 two stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 70.89 two stars
2012-12 04/01/2014 73.50 two stars
2011-12 05/01/2013 86.93 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 58-2134253
Name in IRS Master File ELAM MINISTRIES INC
NTEE Code X20
NTEE Classification Christian
NTEE Type Religion-Related, Spiritual Development
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(6) Missionary 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 January, 1996
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
$133,720 1.67% David Yeghnazar Us Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Elam Ministries (GA) 84.73 three stars
Ukrainian Catholic Education Foundation (IL) 94.55 four stars
International Leadership Institute (GA) 94.57 four stars
Lifeline Christian Mission (OH) 88.74 three stars
Commission To Every Nation (TX) 95.70 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Elam Ministries
5755 North Point Parkway
Suite 217
Alpharetta, GA 30022
tel: (770) 664-8800
EIN: 58-2134253

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Board Leadership

Samuel Yeghnazar
Chairman Of The Board

CEO

David Yeghnazar
Us Director

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