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Theological Book Network

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two stars

79.38

3529 Patterson Avenue, SE. Grand Rapids, MI 49512
tel: (616) 532-3890   Web Site
EIN: 35-2166244

Board Leadership
Mark Muller
Chair of the Board

CEO
John J. Clark
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 79.38 two stars
  Financial 75.00 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 11/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Theological Book Network is committed to the creation and development of Majority World leaders by providing access to educational resources from the West and by assisting in the production and dissemination of local resources, contributing to the practice of theological reflection on the needs and goals of the Majority World church. We seek to see well-stocked libraries at seminaries, universities, and Bible colleges so that faculty and students may access the books and journals they need for academic and spiritual growth. We work in partnership with publishers, theological libraries, scholars and clergy to provide top-notch theological resources to schools in the Global South.

The Theological Book Network is committed to the creation and development of Majority World leaders by providing access to educational resources from the West and by assisting in the production and dissemination of local resources, contributing to the practice of theological reflection on the needs and goals of the Majority World church. We seek to see well-stocked libraries at seminaries, universities, and Bible colleges so that faculty and students may access the books and journals they need for academic and spiritual growth. We work in partnership with publishers, theological libraries, scholars and clergy to provide top-notch theological resources to schools in the Global South.

Financial

two stars

75.00

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 11/01/2020 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)
86.1%
  Administrative Expenses 7.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) < 0.01
  Program Expenses Growth -7.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 86.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Theological Book Network on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Theological Book Network on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Theological Book Network (MI) 79.38 two stars
International Messengers (IA) 91.55 four stars
Teen Missions International (FL) 97.17 four stars
Kingdom Workers (WI) 90.10 four stars
International Christian Concern (DC) 90.56 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,571,931
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,571,931
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,571,931
   Other Revenue $125,771
TOTAL REVENUE $1,697,702
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,509,984
   Administrative Expenses $123,903
   Fundraising Expenses $122,235
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,756,122
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-58,420
   
Net Assets $10,301

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
Theological Books to Support Seminary Services $1,509,984 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 11/01/2020 79.38 two stars
2018-06 07/01/2019 80.31 three stars
2017-06 04/01/2019 84.99 three stars
2016-06 08/01/2017 84.24 three stars
2015-06 11/01/2016 82.77 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 75.36 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 75.20 two stars
2013-06 08/01/2014 73.64 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 35-2166244
Name in IRS Master File THEOLOGICAL BOOK NETWORK INC
NTEE Code B12
NTEE Classification Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution
NTEE Type Educational Institutions and Related Activities
Classification Charitable 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 June, 2004
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$105,000 5.97% John J. Clark President & CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Theological Book Network (MI) 79.38 two stars
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Resourcing Christian Education International (IL) 92.44 four stars
New Hope Uganda Ministries (SD) 94.54 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Theological Book Network
3529 Patterson Avenue, SE.
Grand Rapids, MI 49512
tel: (616) 532-3890
fax: (616) 237-5967
EIN: 35-2166244

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Board Leadership

Mark Muller
Chair of the Board

CEO

John J. Clark
President & CEO

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