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Pastoral Leadership Institute

Vibrant Communities, Deeper Connections, Wider Influence

two stars

73.48

P.O. Box 972 Wheaton, IL 60187
tel: (630) 441-7310   Web Site
EIN: 43-1806114

Board Leadership
Ronald Burcham
Chairperson

CEO
Jock & Gail Ficken
Leaders

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 73.48 two stars
  Financial 62.50 one star
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Partnering with God in building leaders with a Kingdom Vision.
Training and investing in multiplying missional leaders. That's what PLI does.
We invest in pastors, spouses and church leaders by building empowering relationships where confidence and courage is born. PLI's learning happens in these relationships.

Training happens at the intersection of leadership, discipleship and mission. We transform and equip leaders to lead change and to grow and multiply more missional leaders.
PLI's purpose is to help leaders revive your understanding and application of the Great Commission in your local context. The result is discipleship lived out in vibrant communities. By God's guiding, families and congregations are empowered to make deeper connections with non-believers, loving and leading as Jesus did. The result is wider influence for the sake of the Gospel.
Hundreds of pastors and spouses in the United States and 12 countries worldwide have been led to lead through the PLI Experience.

Partnering with God in building leaders with a Kingdom Vision.
Training and investing in multiplying missional leaders. That's what PLI does.
We invest in pastors, spouses and church leaders by building empowering relationships where confidence and courage is born. PLI's learning happens in these relationships.

Training happens at the intersection of leadership, discipleship and mission. We transform and equip leaders to lead change and to grow and multiply more missional leaders.
PLI's purpose is to help leaders revive your understanding and application of the Great Commission in your local context. The result is discipleship lived out in vibrant communities. By God's guiding, families and congregations are empowered to make deeper connections with non-believers, loving and leading as Jesus did. The result is wider influence for the sake of the Gospel.
Hundreds of pastors and spouses in the United States and 12 countries worldwide have been led to lead through the PLI Experience.

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Financial

one star

62.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 03/01/2020 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)
49.9%
  Administrative Expenses 32.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 17.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.23
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.77
  Program Expenses Growth 16.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 25.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Pastoral Leadership Institute on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Pastoral Leadership Institute on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Pastoral Leadership Institute (IL) 73.48 two stars
Evangelistic Association of New England (NH) 90.21 four stars
Support Our Aging Religious (DC) 86.36 three stars
Frontier Fellowship (MN) 90.07 four stars
Man in the Mirror (FL) 87.62 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,599,374
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,599,374
   Program Service Revenue $756,829
Total Primary Revenue $2,356,203
   Other Revenue $4,781
TOTAL REVENUE $2,360,984
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,155,394
   Administrative Expenses $616,751
   Fundraising Expenses $351,591
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,123,736
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $237,248
   
Net Assets $1,351,411

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
In-service Training Programs for Pastors $1,155,394 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 03/01/2020 73.48 two stars
2017-12 04/01/2019 69.72 one star
2016-12 02/01/2018 70.33 two stars
2015-12 09/01/2017 69.81 one star
2015-12 03/01/2017 68.13 one star
2014-12 08/01/2016 68.98 one star
2014-12 06/01/2016 67.90 one star
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 67.06 one star
2013-12 07/01/2015 62.05 one star
2012-12 12/20/2013 65.67 one 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 43-1806114
Name in IRS Master File PASTORAL LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE
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 (995) Described in section 509(a)(2) of the Code
(29) Other religious 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, 1998
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, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$80,838 3.80% Gail Ficken Executive Co-Leader
Other Salaries of Note
$72,012 3.39% Jock Ficken Executive Co-Leader

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Pastoral Leadership Institute (IL) 73.48 two stars
Pure Life Ministries (KY) 97.72 four stars
Freedom in Christ Ministries (TN) 92.38 four stars
Capitol Commission (NC) 85.40 three stars
Mission Waco Mission World (TX) 97.80 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Pastoral Leadership Institute
P.O. Box 972
Wheaton, IL 60187
tel: (630) 441-7310
EIN: 43-1806114

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Board Leadership

Ronald Burcham
Chairperson

CEO

Jock & Gail Ficken
Leaders

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