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Centurion Ministries

Hope. Justice. Freedom.

four stars

91.42

1000 Herrontown Road Princeton, NJ 08540
tel: (609) 921-0334   Web Site
EIN: 22-2563979

Board Leadership
Rob Mooney
Chairman

CEO
Kate Germond
Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.42 four stars
  Financial 94.89 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

four stars

94.89

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, 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)
86.8%
  Administrative Expenses 10.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.21
  Program Expenses Growth 2.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Centurion Ministries on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Centurion Ministries on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Centurion Ministries (NJ) 91.42 four stars
Headwaters Foundation for Social Justice (MN) 95.76 four stars
FAIR Federation for American Immigration Reform (DC) 88.39 three stars
The NRA Foundation (VA) 89.40 three stars
Asian Americans Advancing Justice (DC) 88.70 three stars

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Centurion Ministries (CM) was founded in 1983 in Princeton, NJ. Recognized in North America as a pioneer in this field, CM has successfully reinvestigated and freed score of factually innocent people within the U.S. and Canada. We take advantage of DNA and other forensic testing to prove innocence when we can; however, most wrongful convictions do not have evidence that can be scientifically tested to prove innocence. Therefore, the bulk of our case work Is non-DNA and requires 'in-the-field' investigation of wrongful convictions that have taken place throughout the nation. At any given time CM has a case load of approximately 20 active cases, all in different stages of development.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,579,941
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $112,180
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,692,121
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,692,121
   Other Revenue $5,310
TOTAL REVENUE $1,697,431
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,331,870
   Administrative Expenses $125,697
   Fundraising Expenses $81,145
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,538,712
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $158,719
   
Net Assets $3,170,591

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
Free and Vindicate Innocent Prisoners $1,331,870 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2014-12 06/01/2016 91.42 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 83.78 three stars
2013-12 04/01/2015 89.35 three stars
2012-12 05/01/2014 77.60 two stars
2011-12 08/01/2013 81.07 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 22-2563979
Name in IRS Master File CENTURION MINISTRIES
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (568) Vocational counseling
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]
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, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011
  • December, 2010

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
$117,804 7.65% James C. McCloskey President
Other Salaries of Note
$117,804 7.65% Kate Germond Secretary

Centurion Ministries (CM) was founded in 1983 in Princeton, NJ. Recognized in North America as a pioneer in this field, CM has successfully reinvestigated and freed score of factually innocent people within the U.S. and Canada. We take advantage of DNA and other forensic testing to prove innocence when we can; however, most wrongful convictions do not have evidence that can be scientifically tested to prove innocence. Therefore, the bulk of our case work Is non-DNA and requires 'in-the-field' investigation of wrongful convictions that have taken place throughout the nation. At any given time CM has a case load of approximately 20 active cases, all in different stages of development.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Centurion Ministries (NJ) 91.42 four stars
ACLU Foundation of Massachusetts (MA) 88.96 three stars
Equal Justice Works (DC) 91.26 four stars
Southern Poverty Law Center (AL) 86.00 three stars
Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law (NY) 90.50 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Centurion Ministries
1000 Herrontown Road
Princeton, NJ 08540
tel: (609) 921-0334
fax: (609) 921-6919
EIN: 22-2563979

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Board Leadership

Rob Mooney
Chairman

CEO

Kate Germond
Director

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