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Religion : Religious Media and Broadcasting

WRVM

Wisconsin's Radio Voice of the Master

three stars

85.73

P.O. Box 212 Suring, WI 54174
tel: (920) 842-2900   Web Site
EIN: 39-1102434

Board Leadership
Elwood Anderson
President

CEO
Mike Cronell
General Manager

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.73 three stars
  Financial 93.24 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 81.00 three stars
This rating was published 03/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

WRVM is a listener-supported, non-profit radio ministry. Started in September of 1967, WRVM exists to proclaim the Gospel in Northeast Wisconsin and South Central Upper Michigan. The ministry of WRVM Inc. is overseen by a local Board of Directors which currently consists of listeners who volunteer their time and services to advance the cause of Christ through Christian radio.

WRVM is a listener-supported, non-profit radio ministry. Started in September of 1967, WRVM exists to proclaim the Gospel in Northeast Wisconsin and South Central Upper Michigan. The ministry of WRVM Inc. is overseen by a local Board of Directors which currently consists of listeners who volunteer their time and services to advance the cause of Christ through Christian radio.

Financial

four stars

93.24

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

81.00

This rating was published 03/01/2019 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)
76.4%
  Administrative Expenses 19.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.67
  Program Expenses Growth 5.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by WRVM on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by WRVM on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
WRVM (WI) 85.73 three stars
Educational Media Foundation (CA) 94.01 four stars
Ron Hutchcraft Ministries (AR) 87.02 three stars
Christ for all Nations (FL) 91.28 four stars
Zola Levitt Ministries (TX) 91.43 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $474,738
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $474,738
   Program Service Revenue $385,151
Total Primary Revenue $859,889
   Other Revenue $283,750
TOTAL REVENUE $1,143,639
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $900,219
   Administrative Expenses $233,769
   Fundraising Expenses $41,472
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,175,460
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-31,821
   
Net Assets $1,862,213

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
Radio Broadcasting $900,219 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 03/01/2019 85.73 three stars
2016-12 04/01/2018 85.55 three stars
2015-12 06/01/2017 83.10 three stars
2014-12 12/21/2016 82.32 three 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 39-1102434
Name in IRS Master File WRVM 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 (29) Other religious 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 April, 1970
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, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$82,333 7.00% Michael Cornell General Manager

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
WRVM (WI) 85.73 three stars
Andrew Wommack Ministries (CO) 96.32 four stars
Ave Maria Radio (MI) 88.98 three stars
Ligonier Ministries (FL) 89.81 three stars
Relevant Radio (WI) 89.16 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

WRVM
P.O. Box 212
Suring, WI 54174
tel: (920) 842-2900
EIN: 39-1102434

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Board Leadership

Elwood Anderson
President

CEO

Mike Cronell
General Manager

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