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BEE World

Helping the Church fulfill the Great Commission

three stars

87.85

990 Pinon Ranch View Suite 100
Colorado Springs, CO 80907
tel: (719) 488-5837   Web Site
EIN: 74-2752161

Board Leadership
James Bobo
Chair

CEO
David Semmelbeck
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.85 three stars
  Financial 84.31 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/23/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The purpose of BEE World is to help the Church fulfill the Great Commission by providing biblical training that results in the multiplication of servant leaders, with priority given to countries with limited access to training. BEE (Biblical Education by Extension) World provides comprehensive, interactive Bible education and training for pastors and leaders of the persecuted church and in other places where Christians find it difficult to obtain a seminary or Bible school education.

The purpose of BEE World is to help the Church fulfill the Great Commission by providing biblical training that results in the multiplication of servant leaders, with priority given to countries with limited access to training. BEE (Biblical Education by Extension) World provides comprehensive, interactive Bible education and training for pastors and leaders of the persecuted church and in other places where Christians find it difficult to obtain a seminary or Bible school education.

Financial

three stars

84.31

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 12/23/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
77.0%
  Administrative Expenses 13.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.54
  Program Expenses Growth -0.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 10.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by BEE World on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by BEE World on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
BEE World (CO) 87.85 three stars
African Leadership and Reconciliation Ministries (TX) 89.26 three stars
Orphan Helpers (VA) 90.00 four stars
Josiah Venture (IL) 91.93 four stars
Commission To Every Nation (TX) 96.46 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,819,480
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,819,480
   Program Service Revenue $127,411
Total Primary Revenue $3,946,891
   Other Revenue $27,226
TOTAL REVENUE $3,974,117
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,021,927
   Administrative Expenses $490,147
   Fundraising Expenses $353,472
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,865,546
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $108,571
   
Net Assets $2,058,881

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
Biblical Training for Pastors in Africa, the Middle East, and Asia $3,021,927 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 12/23/2020 87.85 three stars
2018-12 11/01/2019 85.15 three stars
2017-12 06/01/2019 83.59 three stars
2017-12 12/21/2018 79.83 two stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 80.08 three stars
2015-12 03/01/2017 80.33 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 80.69 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 77.25 two stars
2013-12 05/01/2015 83.56 three stars
2012-12 12/01/2013 86.29 three stars
2011-12 05/01/2013 86.41 three stars
2010-12 10/01/2012 86.27 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 74-2752161
Name in IRS Master File BIBLICAL EDUCATION BY EXTENSION INC
NTEE Code X21
NTEE Classification Protestant
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 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 August, 1996
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$52,066 1.34% David Semmelbeck President
Other Salaries of Note
$72,613 1.87% Al Bridges Part-Year Chairman Board Member & Advisor
$55,260 1.42% Sandra Heritage-Culbertson Corporate Secretary

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
BEE World (CO) 87.85 three stars
African Leadership and Reconciliation Ministries (TX) 89.26 three stars
Franciscan Foundation for the Holy Land (DC) 95.04 four stars
International Cooperating Ministries (VA) 98.23 four stars
Mission Possible (OH) 95.03 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

BEE World
990 Pinon Ranch View
Suite 100
Colorado Springs, CO 80907
tel: (719) 488-5837
EIN: 74-2752161

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 1329
Monument, CO 80132

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Board Leadership

James Bobo
Chair

CEO

David Semmelbeck
President

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