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The Family Radio Network, Inc.

The Family broadcasts hope, strength and encouragement.

four stars

91.99

1909 West Second Street Appleton, WI 54914
tel: (800) 236-9364   Web Site
EIN: 39-1280969

Board Leadership
Chris Wise
President

CEO
Sonia Barham
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.99 four stars
  Financial 89.41 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Family is owned and operated by The Family Radio Network, Inc. a non-profit organization, founded in 1969.

The Family's mission is to broadcast the hope of Jesus Christ to strengthen and encourage listeners.

The Family is owned and operated by The Family Radio Network, Inc. a non-profit organization, founded in 1969.

The Family's mission is to broadcast the hope of Jesus Christ to strengthen and encourage listeners.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2018
Number of crisis agencies participating in the Help for the Homeless Hygiene Drive
89
Number of new donors
755
Number of overall donors
3,579
This impact information is current as of September 2019, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

three stars

89.41

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
71.2%
  Administrative Expenses 18.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.16
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.45
  Program Expenses Growth 5.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 6.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Family Radio Network, Inc. on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Family Radio Network, Inc. on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Family Radio Network, Inc. (WI) 91.99 four stars
Jewish Voice Ministries International (AZ) 90.44 four stars
In Touch Ministries (GA) 86.14 three stars
Leading The Way with Dr. Michael Youssef (GA) 95.75 four stars
Right From The Heart Ministries (GA) 91.92 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,083,629
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,083,629
   Program Service Revenue $754,167
Total Primary Revenue $1,837,796
   Other Revenue $56,308
TOTAL REVENUE $1,894,104
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,156,304
   Administrative Expenses $286,688
   Fundraising Expenses $171,505
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,614,497
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $279,607
   
Net Assets $2,241,837

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
Broadcasts $1,156,304 100.0%

Ratings History
The Family Radio Network, Inc. has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 06/01/2019 91.99 four stars
2016-12 02/01/2018 92.99 four stars
2015-12 12/22/2017 86.55 three stars
2015-12 11/01/2017 84.72 three stars
2015-12 04/01/2017 81.70 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 78.12 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/01/2015 84.20 three stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 74.09 two stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 68.86 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 39-1280969
Name in IRS Master File THE FAMILY RADIO NETWORK INC
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
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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, 1981
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
$86,328 5.34% Sonia Barham CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Family Radio Network, Inc. (WI) 91.99 four stars
D. James Kennedy Ministries (FL) 86.61 three stars
In Touch Ministries (GA) 86.14 three stars
Right From The Heart Ministries (GA) 91.92 four stars
Living on the Edge (GA) 87.63 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

The Family Radio Network, Inc.
1909 West Second Street
Appleton, WI 54914
tel: (800) 236-9364
fax: (920) 749-0474
EIN: 39-1280969

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Board Leadership

Chris Wise
President

CEO

Sonia Barham
Chief Executive Officer

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