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Feeding The Nations

Provident Ministries consists of several ministries, Feeding The Nations, Christ Chapel, Provident Network, and SMI.

two stars

77.83

3402 S. Locust Rd. South Bend, IN 46614
tel: (574) 968-1566   Web Site
EIN: 36-4535399

Board Leadership
Stephen Sumrall
President and Chairman

CEO
Stephen Sumrall
President and Chairman

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 77.83 two stars
  Financial 82.50 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 74.00 two stars
This rating was published 03/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

At Provident Ministries we have experienced the provision of God for purposeful living, and His direction for our future. Our hope and prayer is that you will also experience His presence. Provident Ministries consists of several ministries. The Mission of Feeding The Nations is to deliver food, vitamins, planting seed, Bibles and medicine, and other necessities to families who lack these essentials due to famine, war, poverty, or other natural disasters. Sumrall Ministries International is dedicated to bringing direction and guidance to this generation. Provident Network is a fellowship and covering for workers in God's ministry here on earth. Provident Ministries also includes Christ Chapel Church, which worships together with joy, in the unity of the hope of Christ, and the strength of the Holy Spirit.

At Provident Ministries we have experienced the provision of God for purposeful living, and His direction for our future. Our hope and prayer is that you will also experience His presence. Provident Ministries consists of several ministries. The Mission of Feeding The Nations is to deliver food, vitamins, planting seed, Bibles and medicine, and other necessities to families who lack these essentials due to famine, war, poverty, or other natural disasters. Sumrall Ministries International is dedicated to bringing direction and guidance to this generation. Provident Network is a fellowship and covering for workers in God's ministry here on earth. Provident Ministries also includes Christ Chapel Church, which worships together with joy, in the unity of the hope of Christ, and the strength of the Holy Spirit.

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Financial

three stars

82.50

Accountability & Transparency

two stars

74.00

This rating was published 03/01/2020 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)
92.0%
  Administrative Expenses 5.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.04
  Program Expenses Growth 14.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 78.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Feeding The Nations on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Feeding The Nations on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Feeding The Nations (IN) 77.83 two stars
Food For The Poor (FL) 86.17 three stars
Cross International (FL) 90.95 four stars
Gleaning for the World (VA) 92.21 four stars
Amigos for Christ (GA) 100.00 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $6,722,968
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $6,722,968
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $6,722,968
   Other Revenue $28
TOTAL REVENUE $6,722,996
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,136,129
   Administrative Expenses $436,915
   Fundraising Expenses $229,129
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,802,173
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-79,177
   
Net Assets $390,658

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
Assisting With Food & Supplies $5,960,381 97.1%
Church $175,748 2.9%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 03/01/2020 77.83 two stars
2017-12 03/01/2019 80.50 three stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 81.41 three stars
2015-12 02/01/2017 78.29 two stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 80.34 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/01/2015 86.30 three stars
2013-12 10/01/2015 85.93 three stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 78.38 two stars
2012-12 12/01/2013 85.96 three stars
2011-12 02/01/2013 76.98 two stars
2010-12 07/01/2012 81.05 three stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 79.50 two stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 64.96 one star
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 11/01/2010 81.60 three stars
2008-12 11/01/2009 81.31 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 36-4535399
Name in IRS Master File PROVIDENT MINISTRIES LTD
NTEE Code X20
NTEE Classification Christian
NTEE Type Religion-Related, Spiritual Development
Classification Religious Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
Foundation Status Church 170(b)(1)(A)(i)
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, 2005
Filing Requirement 990 - Not required to file (church)
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$135,914 1.99% Stephen Sumrall President
Other Salaries of Note
$10,010 0.14% Diane Sumrall Secretary

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Feeding The Nations (IN) 77.83 two stars
CitiHope Relief & Development (NY) 92.38 four stars
LeSea Global Feed the Hungry (IN) 92.92 four stars
Books For Africa (MN) 94.28 four stars
Soles4Souls (TN) 96.66 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Feeding The Nations
3402 S. Locust Rd.
South Bend, IN 46614
tel: (574) 968-1566
fax: (574) 968-1578
EIN: 36-4535399

Mail donations to:
P. O. Box 2438
South Bend, IN 46680

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Board Leadership

Stephen Sumrall
President and Chairman

CEO

Stephen Sumrall
President and Chairman

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