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St. Mary's Sewanee

The Ayres Center for Spiritual Development

two stars

75.01

770 Saint Mary's Lane Sewanee, TN 37375
tel: (800) 728-1659   Web Site
EIN: 62-1359755

Board Leadership
R. Dale Grimes
President

CEO
John Runkle
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 75.01 two stars
  Financial 77.20 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 73.00 two stars
This rating was published 11/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

St. Mary's Sewanee: The Ayres Center for Spiritual Development is dedicated to providing spiritual hospitality to persons of diverse religious and spiritual backgrounds, in a place of natural beauty, simplicity, silence, tranquility and warm spiritual rest through retreats, renewal and learning. During our 25-year history, St. Mary's Sewanee: The Ayres Center for Spiritual Development has built numerous programs to meet the needs of individuals and groups looking for rest, renewal and re-connection. Whether you are looking for a place for a renewing personal retreat or building spiritual unity within a group, St. Mary's Sewanee has the beauty, peace and quiet you need.

St. Mary's Sewanee: The Ayres Center for Spiritual Development is dedicated to providing spiritual hospitality to persons of diverse religious and spiritual backgrounds, in a place of natural beauty, simplicity, silence, tranquility and warm spiritual rest through retreats, renewal and learning. During our 25-year history, St. Mary's Sewanee: The Ayres Center for Spiritual Development has built numerous programs to meet the needs of individuals and groups looking for rest, renewal and re-connection. Whether you are looking for a place for a renewing personal retreat or building spiritual unity within a group, St. Mary's Sewanee has the beauty, peace and quiet you need.

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Financial

two stars

77.20

Accountability & Transparency

two stars

73.00

This rating was published 11/01/2019 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)
68.5%
  Administrative Expenses 11.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 20.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.27
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 5.62
  Program Expenses Growth 2.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by St. Mary's Sewanee on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by St. Mary's Sewanee on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
St. Mary's Sewanee (TN) 75.01 two stars
Independent Catholic Foundation for the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown (PA) 96.73 four stars
Fellowship of Companies for Christ International (GA) 90.63 four stars
Frontier Fellowship (MN) 92.15 four stars
Bill Glass Behind the Walls (TX) 95.08 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,626,856
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $3,862
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,630,718
   Program Service Revenue $581,667
Total Primary Revenue $2,212,385
   Other Revenue $14,267
TOTAL REVENUE $2,226,652
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $720,534
   Administrative Expenses $126,820
   Fundraising Expenses $240,490
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,087,844
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,138,808
   
Net Assets $5,467,992

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
2018-06 11/01/2019 75.01 two stars
2017-06 07/01/2018 74.38 two stars
2016-06 08/01/2017 74.82 two stars
2015-06 08/01/2016 78.47 two stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 75.78 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 72.75 two stars
2013-06 05/01/2014 72.27 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 62-1359755
Name in IRS Master File ST MARYS SEWANEE A CENTER FOR SPIRITUAL DEVELOPMENT
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 (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 July, 1989
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$13,556 1.24% John Runkle Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
St. Mary's Sewanee (TN) 75.01 two stars
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Charity Contact Info

St. Mary's Sewanee
770 Saint Mary's Lane
Sewanee, TN 37375
tel: (800) 728-1659
EIN: 62-1359755

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 188
Sewanee, TN 37375

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Board Leadership

R. Dale Grimes
President

CEO

John Runkle
Executive Director

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