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Ariel Ministries

Intensive Bible Teaching from a Messianic Jewish Perspective

two stars

78.53

PO Box 792507 San Antonio, TX 78279
tel: (210) 344-7707   Web Site
EIN: 74-1930400

Board Leadership
Clifford Hogue Jr.
Board Chair

CEO
Arnold G. Fruchtenbaum
Board Chair

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 78.53 two stars
  Financial 95.38 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 70.00 two stars
This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Ariel Ministries was created to evangelize and disciple our Jewish brethren. Today, Ariel Ministries has plunged directly into the mainstream of Jewish missions by combining the two key areas of evangelism and discipleship, with a heavy emphasis on Bible theology and doctrine. We seek to develop a balanced program of reaching out to others, as we grow in maturity ourselves. And, today, there are thousands upon thousands of Jewish Christians eager to live well-balanced lives.

Ariel Ministries was created to evangelize and disciple our Jewish brethren. Today, Ariel Ministries has plunged directly into the mainstream of Jewish missions by combining the two key areas of evangelism and discipleship, with a heavy emphasis on Bible theology and doctrine. We seek to develop a balanced program of reaching out to others, as we grow in maturity ourselves. And, today, there are thousands upon thousands of Jewish Christians eager to live well-balanced lives.

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Financial

four stars

95.38

Accountability & Transparency

two stars

70.00

This rating was published 05/01/2020 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)
77.6%
  Administrative Expenses 16.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.39
  Program Expenses Growth 13.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Ariel Ministries on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Ariel Ministries on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Ariel Ministries (TX) 78.53 two stars
National Day of Prayer Task Force (CO) 88.49 three stars
Khyentse Foundation (CA) 89.39 three stars
Hindu American Foundation (DC) 89.67 three stars
United Religions Initiative (CA) 88.17 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,666,919
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,666,919
   Program Service Revenue $129,344
Total Primary Revenue $1,796,263
   Other Revenue $212,210
TOTAL REVENUE $2,008,473
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,765,533
   Administrative Expenses $323,287
   Fundraising Expenses $158,795
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,247,615
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-239,142
   
Net Assets $3,201,217

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
Evangelizing $950,718 53.8%
Camp Shoshanah $814,290 46.1%
Seminars $525 < 0.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 05/01/2020 78.53 two stars
2017-12 12/01/2019 70.31 two stars
2017-12 06/01/2019 59.19 one star
2016-12 06/01/2018 58.03 one star
2015-12 08/01/2017 54.55 zero star
2015-12 06/01/2017 54.02 zero star
2014-12 06/01/2016 17.17 zero star
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 03/01/2016 17.17 zero star
2013-12 08/01/2015 18.60 zero star
2012-12 03/01/2014 18.60 zero star
2011-12 12/01/2013 17.53 zero star

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

EIN 74-1930400
Name in IRS Master File ARIEL MINISTRIES
NTEE Code X20
NTEE Classification Christian
NTEE Type Religion-Related, Spiritual Development
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (7) Evangelism
(29) Other religious activities
(994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
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, 1977
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
$53,049 2.36% Arnold G. Fruchtenbaum Board Chair

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Ariel Ministries (TX) 78.53 two stars
National Day of Prayer Task Force (CO) 88.49 three stars
United Religions Initiative (CA) 88.17 three stars
Khyentse Foundation (CA) 89.39 three stars
Hindu American Foundation (DC) 89.67 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Ariel Ministries
PO Box 792507
San Antonio, TX 78279
tel: (210) 344-7707
fax: (210) 344-1114
EIN: 74-1930400

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Board Leadership

Clifford Hogue Jr.
Board Chair

CEO

Arnold G. Fruchtenbaum
Board Chair

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