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Fort Wilderness Ministries

A refuge where God's word influences lives through building relationships with Jesus and each other

three stars

82.58

P.O. Box 715 McNaughton, WI 54543
tel: (800) 338-3678   Web Site
EIN: 36-2781629

Board Leadership
Nick Budmats
President

CEO
Todd Leyden
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 82.58 three stars
  Financial 84.34 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 81.00 three stars
This rating was published 04/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Located in Northern Wisconsin and surrounded by thousands of acres of state forest, Fort Wilderness Ministries is a year-round Christian camp ("family") serving over 8,000 people each year. For over 50 years, Fort Wilderness has been a refuge for youth, adults and families to build stronger relationships with each other and with God while having a great time. Fort is a big family, a place where many of our staff have committed more than 20 years of our lives doing what we love: sharing our lives and faith with everyone who comes our way.

Located in Northern Wisconsin and surrounded by thousands of acres of state forest, Fort Wilderness Ministries is a year-round Christian camp ("family") serving over 8,000 people each year. For over 50 years, Fort Wilderness has been a refuge for youth, adults and families to build stronger relationships with each other and with God while having a great time. Fort is a big family, a place where many of our staff have committed more than 20 years of our lives doing what we love: sharing our lives and faith with everyone who comes our way.

Financial

three stars

84.34

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

81.00

This rating was published 04/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
74.2%
  Administrative Expenses 18.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.04
  Program Expenses Growth 1.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 6.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Fort Wilderness Ministries on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Fort Wilderness Ministries on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,898,810
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,898,810
   Program Service Revenue $1,696,339
Total Primary Revenue $3,595,149
   Other Revenue $91,400
TOTAL REVENUE $3,686,549
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,357,183
   Administrative Expenses $629,913
   Fundraising Expenses $243,550
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,230,646
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $455,903
   
Net Assets $6,562,265

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$72,260 2.23% Todd Leyden Executive Director

Mission

Located in Northern Wisconsin and surrounded by thousands of acres of state forest, Fort Wilderness Ministries is a year-round Christian camp ("family") serving over 8,000 people each year. For over 50 years, Fort Wilderness has been a refuge for youth, adults and families to build stronger relationships with each other and with God while having a great time. Fort is a big family, a place where many of our staff have committed more than 20 years of our lives doing what we love: sharing our lives and faith with everyone who comes our way.

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Charity Contact Info

Fort Wilderness Ministries
P.O. Box 715
McNaughton, WI 54543
tel: (800) 338-3678
fax: (715) 277-3928
EIN: 36-2781629

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Board Leadership

Nick Budmats
President

CEO

Todd Leyden
Executive Director