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Proverbs 31 Ministries

Leading women into a personal relationship with Christ

three stars

89.41

630 Team Road Suite 100
Matthews, NC 28105
tel: (877) 731-4663   Web Site
EIN: 56-1989197

Board Leadership
Phil Klein
Chair

CEO
Lysa TerKeurst
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.41 three stars
  Financial 89.84 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 09/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Proverbs 31 Ministries is a non-denominational, non-profit Christian ministry that seeks to lead women into a personal relationship with Christ. With Proverbs 31:10-31 as a guide, Proverbs 31 Ministries reaches women in the middle of their busy days through free devotions, daily radio message, speaking events, conferences, resources, online Bible studies, and training in the call to write, speak and lead others. We are real women offering real-life solutions to those striving to maintain life's balance, in spite of today's hectic pace and cultural pull away from godly principles. Wherever a woman may be on her spiritual journey, Proverbs 31 Ministries exists to be a trusted friend who understands the challenges she faces, walks by her side, encouraging her as she walks toward the heart of God.

Proverbs 31 Ministries is a non-denominational, non-profit Christian ministry that seeks to lead women into a personal relationship with Christ. With Proverbs 31:10-31 as a guide, Proverbs 31 Ministries reaches women in the middle of their busy days through free devotions, daily radio message, speaking events, conferences, resources, online Bible studies, and training in the call to write, speak and lead others. We are real women offering real-life solutions to those striving to maintain life's balance, in spite of today's hectic pace and cultural pull away from godly principles. Wherever a woman may be on her spiritual journey, Proverbs 31 Ministries exists to be a trusted friend who understands the challenges she faces, walks by her side, encouraging her as she walks toward the heart of God.

Financial

three stars

89.84

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 09/01/2018 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)
75.7%
  Administrative Expenses 16.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.99
  Program Expenses Growth 42.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Proverbs 31 Ministries on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Proverbs 31 Ministries on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Proverbs 31 Ministries (NC) 89.41 three stars
Basic Gospel (TX) 86.16 three stars
D. James Kennedy Ministries (FL) 85.12 three stars
WRVM (WI) 85.55 three stars
The Christophers (NY) 88.06 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,967,044
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,967,044
   Program Service Revenue $1,746,172
Total Primary Revenue $4,713,216
   Other Revenue $1,385,049
TOTAL REVENUE $6,098,265
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,072,495
   Administrative Expenses $937,092
   Fundraising Expenses $391,081
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,400,668
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $697,597
   
Net Assets $4,422,313

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 programs and Speaking Engagements $3,388,221 83.2%
Conferences and Ministry Training $684,274 16.8%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 09/01/2018 89.41 three stars
2016-12 05/01/2018 86.03 three stars
2016-12 10/01/2017 83.91 three stars
2016-12 09/01/2017 81.59 three stars
2015-12 06/01/2017 72.74 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 56-1989197
Name in IRS Master File PROVERBS 31 MINISTRY INC
NTEE Code X99
NTEE Classification Religion Related, Spiritual Development N.E.C.
NTEE Type Religion-Related, Spiritual Development
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(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 May, 1997
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$58,400 1.08% Lysa Terkeurst President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Proverbs 31 Ministries (NC) 89.41 three stars
Relevant Radio (WI) 87.86 three stars
Zola Levitt Ministries (TX) 88.93 three stars
Basic Gospel (TX) 86.16 three stars
Truth For Life (OH) 92.26 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Proverbs 31 Ministries
630 Team Road
Suite 100
Matthews, NC 28105
tel: (877) 731-4663
fax: (704) 246-8175
EIN: 56-1989197

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Board Leadership

Phil Klein
Chair

CEO

Lysa TerKeurst
President

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