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Life Without Limbs

Life Without Limbs is an international non-profit whose purpose is to saturate the world with the Gospel.

two stars

72.82

P.O. Box 2430 Agoura Hills, CA 91376
tel: (855) 303-5433   Web Site
EIN: 37-1511251

CEO
Nick Vujicic
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 72.82 two stars
  Financial 64.61 one star
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Life Without Limbs was founded by Nick Vujicic who was born without arms or legs but was given the strength by God to surmount countless challenges and obstacles. Life Without Limbs is all about sharing this same hope and genuine love that Nick has personally experienced with people all over the globe through four areas of ministry: Prayer & Encouragement, Prison Ministry, Live Events and Digital Ministry.

Life Without Limb's Mission: is to cross boundaries and break down barriers, to build bridges that bring people to the love and hope found in Jesus Christ.

Life Without Limbs was founded by Nick Vujicic who was born without arms or legs but was given the strength by God to surmount countless challenges and obstacles. Life Without Limbs is all about sharing this same hope and genuine love that Nick has personally experienced with people all over the globe through four areas of ministry: Prayer & Encouragement, Prison Ministry, Live Events and Digital Ministry.

Life Without Limb's Mission: is to cross boundaries and break down barriers, to build bridges that bring people to the love and hope found in Jesus Christ.

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Financial

one star

64.61

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 08/01/2019 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)
57.4%
  Administrative Expenses 23.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 18.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.15
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.91
  Program Expenses Growth -7.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Life Without Limbs on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Life Without Limbs on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Life Without Limbs (CA) 72.82 two stars
ASAP Ministries (MI) 97.46 four stars
Advancing Native Missions (VA) 87.62 three stars
The Mailbox Club (GA) 91.64 four stars
Cadence International (CO) 88.78 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,321,852
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $20,800
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,342,652
   Program Service Revenue $56,452
Total Primary Revenue $2,399,104
   Other Revenue $13,000
TOTAL REVENUE $2,412,104
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,072,938
   Administrative Expenses $386,599
   Fundraising Expenses $318,298
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,777,835
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $634,269
   
Net Assets $1,680,547

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
Live Events $712,691 66.4%
Digital Ministry $243,802 22.7%
Prayer & Encouragement $116,445 10.9%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 08/01/2019 72.82 two stars
2017-12 11/01/2018 68.82 one star
2016-12 12/01/2017 65.80 one star
2015-12 05/01/2017 76.58 two stars
2014-12 03/01/2017 80.76 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 79.84 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 11/01/2015 81.31 three stars
2013-12 04/01/2015 85.07 three stars
2012-12 11/01/2013 84.00 three stars
2011-12 05/01/2013 76.97 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 37-1511251
Name in IRS Master File LIFE WITHOUT LIMBS
NTEE Code P80
NTEE Classification Services to Promote the Independence of Specific Populations
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 January, 2006
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, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$128,534 7.22% Nick Vujicic President
Other Salaries of Note
$13,500 0.75% Jay Smith Board Member

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Life Without Limbs (CA) 72.82 two stars
InterServe USA (PA) 89.31 three stars
Youth for Christ USA (CO) 87.56 three stars
India Gospel League, North America (OH) 87.02 three stars
International Leadership Institute (GA) 94.57 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Life Without Limbs
P.O. Box 2430
Agoura Hills, CA 91376
tel: (855) 303-5433
fax: (818) 706-3363
EIN: 37-1511251

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CEO

Nick Vujicic
President and CEO

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