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International : Development and Relief Services (Grantmaking)

The Joshua Fund

Founded to educate and mobilize Christians worldwide to bless Israel and her neighbors in the name of Jesus Christ.

four stars

90.73

P.O Box 3468 Mclean, VA 22103
tel: (703) 860-0166   Web Site
EIN: 20-5350994

Board Leadership
Joel C. Rosenberg
Co-Founder and Chairman

CEO
Tim A. Lugbill
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.73 four stars
  Financial 88.93 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

three stars

88.93

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 05/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
83.1%
  Administrative Expenses 16.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 0.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.78
  Program Expenses Growth 6.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Joshua Fund on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Joshua Fund on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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The Joshua Fund (VA) 90.73 four stars
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Wings of Hope (MO) 96.46 four stars
Nazarene Compassionate Ministries Inc. (KS) 90.85 four stars

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The Joshua Fund was founded by Joel and Lynn Rosenberg in the summer of 2006. The desire of their heart was to bless poor and needy Jewish and Arab families in the Middle East; equip and encourage pastors and ministry leaders in the region; and educate and mobilize Christians around the world to bless Israel and her neighbors in the name of Jesus Christ, according to Genesis 12:1-3.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $7,468,205
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $7,468,205
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $7,468,205
   Other Revenue $15,260
TOTAL REVENUE $7,483,465
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,020,617
   Administrative Expenses $1,148,480
   Fundraising Expenses $35,863
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,204,960
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $278,505
   
Net Assets $5,596,702

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
Humanitarian Relief Supplies to Israel $6,020,617 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 05/01/2017 90.73 four stars
2015-12 03/01/2017 89.45 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 90.26 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 10/01/2015 90.93 four stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 80.39 three stars
2012-12 04/01/2014 91.43 four stars
2011-12 02/01/2013 91.38 four stars
2011-12 12/20/2012 88.94 three stars
2010-12 08/01/2012 86.87 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 20-5350994
Name in IRS Master File JOSHUA FUND
NTEE Code X99
NTEE Classification Religion Related, Spiritual Development N.E.C.
NTEE Type Religion-Related, Spiritual Development
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 June, 2007
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, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$139,016 1.92% Tim Logbill Executive Director

The Joshua Fund was founded by Joel and Lynn Rosenberg in the summer of 2006. The desire of their heart was to bless poor and needy Jewish and Arab families in the Middle East; equip and encourage pastors and ministry leaders in the region; and educate and mobilize Christians around the world to bless Israel and her neighbors in the name of Jesus Christ, according to Genesis 12:1-3.

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The Joshua Fund (VA) 90.73 four stars
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Charity Contact Info

The Joshua Fund
P.O Box 3468
Mclean, VA 22103
tel: (703) 860-0166
EIN: 20-5350994

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 2589
Monument, CO 80132

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Board Leadership

Joel C. Rosenberg
Co-Founder and Chairman

CEO

Tim A. Lugbill
Executive Director

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