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Religion : Religious Media and Broadcasting

Proverbs 31 Ministries

Know the Truth. Live the Truth. It changes everything.

94.31

P.O. Box 3189 Matthews, NC 28106
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 94.31
  Financial 93.02
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00
This rating was published 04/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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

93.02

Accountability & Transparency

96.00

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)
78.1%
  Administrative Expenses 15.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.08
  Program Expenses Growth 12.4%
  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) 94.31
Jewish Voice Ministries International (AZ) 86.38
The Christophers (NY) 89.13
Family Life Ministries (NY) 96.25
The Christian Broadcasting Network (VA) 87.22

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,908,673
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,908,673
   Program Service Revenue $1,795,118
Total Primary Revenue $5,703,791
   Other Revenue $1,654,851
TOTAL REVENUE $7,358,642
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,899,019
   Administrative Expenses $914,661
   Fundraising Expenses $363,510
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,177,190
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,181,452
   
Net Assets $6,322,441

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 $4,121,851 84.1%
Conferences and Ministry Training $777,168 15.9%

Ratings History
Proverbs 31 Ministries has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 04/01/2021 94.31
2018-12 09/03/2019 92.56
2017-12 09/01/2018 89.41
2016-12 05/01/2018 86.03
2016-12 10/01/2017 83.91
2016-12 09/01/2017 81.59
2015-12 06/01/2017 72.74

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, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$54,756 0.88% Lysa Terkeurst President
Other Salaries of Note
$102,878 1.66% Danya Jordan Employee

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Proverbs 31 Ministries (NC) 94.31
Lamb & Lion Ministries (TX) 93.98
In Touch Foundation (GA) 88.36
SAT-7 North America (MD) 85.03
Thru the Bible Radio Network (CA) 86.57

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Charity Contact Info

Proverbs 31 Ministries
P.O. Box 3189
Matthews, NC 28106
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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