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International : Development and Relief Services

What Matters Ministries and Missions

Living the heart of God

three stars

80.62

P.O. Box 62820 Colorado Springs, CO 80962
tel: (719) 495-9494   Web Site
EIN: 84-1414003

Board Leadership
Ivan Tait
President

CEO
Ivan Tait
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 80.62 three stars
  Financial 83.67 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 78.00 two stars
This rating was published 05/01/2021 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of What Matters Ministries and Missions (WMMM) is to impact and change the global crisis of forgotten, abused, and discarded children and widows in developing countries by providing self-esteem and value through education, housing, food and health care.

The mission of What Matters Ministries and Missions (WMMM) is to impact and change the global crisis of forgotten, abused, and discarded children and widows in developing countries by providing self-esteem and value through education, housing, food and health care.

Financial

three stars

83.67

Accountability & Transparency

two stars

78.00

This rating was published 05/01/2021 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)
84.1%
  Administrative Expenses 12.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.06
  Program Expenses Growth 3.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 18.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by What Matters Ministries and Missions on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by What Matters Ministries and Missions on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
What Matters Ministries and Missions (CO) 80.62 three stars
The PRASAD Project (NY) 94.45 four stars
Womens International Zionist Organization USA (NY) 90.07 four stars
Pencils of Promise (NY) 87.83 three stars
Resource Exchange International (REI) (CO) 88.31 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,298,695
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,298,695
   Program Service Revenue $4,000
Total Primary Revenue $2,302,695
   Other Revenue $85,509
TOTAL REVENUE $2,388,204
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,130,089
   Administrative Expenses $286,114
   Fundraising Expenses $116,730
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,532,933
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-144,729
   
Net Assets $136,586

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 05/01/2021 80.62 three stars
2018-12 10/01/2020 71.40 two stars
2017-12 07/01/2019 79.96 two stars
2017-12 06/01/2019 77.69 two stars
2016-12 06/01/2018 63.59 one star
2015-12 07/01/2017 67.45 one star
2014-12 06/01/2016 67.74 one star
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 07/01/2015 67.61 one star
2012-12 02/01/2014 70.41 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 84-1414003
Name in IRS Master File WHAT MATTERS MINISTRIES AND MISSIONS
NTEE Code X21
NTEE Classification Protestant
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 December, 1998
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$140,306 5.53% John Ivan Tait President
Other Salaries of Note
$75,398 2.97% Kimberly Tait Vice President

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What Matters Ministries and Missions (CO) 80.62 three stars
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Charity Contact Info

What Matters Ministries and Missions
P.O. Box 62820
Colorado Springs, CO 80962
tel: (719) 495-9494
fax: (678) 971-5151
EIN: 84-1414003

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Board Leadership

Ivan Tait
President

CEO

Ivan Tait
Chief Executive Officer

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