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Iran Alive Ministries

Transforming Iran into a Christian nation in this generation

two stars

73.53

P.O. Box 518 Melissa, TX 75454
tel: (214) 842-3242   Web Site
EIN: 14-1865897

Board Leadership
Hormoz Shariat
Chairman

CEO
Hormoz Shariat
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 73.53 two stars
  Financial 84.37 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 66.00 one star
This rating was published 09/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Iran Alive Ministries, was founded in 2001 by Dr. Hormoz Shariat. The ministry grew out of successful church planting among Iranian Muslims in Northern California. Through the use of satellite broadcast, in an effort to expand the ministry's reach to Iranian Muslims worldwide, the ministry began to have a significant role in the underground church planting movement in Iran.

Iran Alive Ministries, was founded in 2001 by Dr. Hormoz Shariat. The ministry grew out of successful church planting among Iranian Muslims in Northern California. Through the use of satellite broadcast, in an effort to expand the ministry's reach to Iranian Muslims worldwide, the ministry began to have a significant role in the underground church planting movement in Iran.

Financial

three stars

84.37

Accountability & Transparency

one star

66.00

This rating was published 09/01/2020 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)
82.8%
  Administrative Expenses 8.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.50
  Program Expenses Growth -3.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Iran Alive Ministries on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Iran Alive Ministries on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Iran Alive Ministries (TX) 73.53 two stars
Orphan Helpers (VA) 90.00 four stars
International Christian Concern (DC) 90.56 four stars
Teen Missions International (FL) 97.17 four stars
International Leadership Institute (GA) 94.57 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,381,567
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $44,000
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,425,567
   Program Service Revenue $203,376
Total Primary Revenue $1,628,943
   Other Revenue $-10,878
TOTAL REVENUE $1,618,065
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,218,169
   Administrative Expenses $162,508
   Fundraising Expenses $133,309
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,513,986
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $104,079
   
Net Assets $774,937

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
Church 7 $1,098,076 90.1%
Counseling Center $109,032 9.0%
Online Leadership School $5,985 0.5%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 09/01/2020 73.53 two stars
2017-12 09/03/2019 73.47 two stars
2017-12 07/01/2019 68.91 one star
2016-12 06/01/2018 79.73 two stars
2015-12 10/01/2017 73.43 two stars
2015-12 03/01/2017 67.56 one star
2014-12 06/01/2016 63.18 one star
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 64.46 one star
2013-12 12/22/2014 63.50 one star
2012-12 11/01/2013 63.10 one star
2011-12 07/01/2013 58.93 one star
2010-12 10/01/2012 73.67 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 14-1865897
Name in IRS Master File IRAN ALIVE MINISTRIES INC
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 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 September, 2004
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
$46,757 3.08% Hormoz Shariat President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Iran Alive Ministries (TX) 73.53 two stars
International Leadership Institute (GA) 94.57 four stars
India Gospel Outreach (CA) 86.42 three stars
Christian Medical & Dental Associations (TN) 86.34 three stars
InterServe USA (PA) 89.31 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Iran Alive Ministries
P.O. Box 518
Melissa, TX 75454
tel: (214) 842-3242
EIN: 14-1865897

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Board Leadership

Hormoz Shariat
Chairman

CEO

Hormoz Shariat
President

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