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Religion : Religious Media and Broadcasting

GOD TV

Developing a new breed of Christian media with cutting edge creativity

one star

58.84

P.O. Box 592247 Orlando, FL 32859
tel: (888) 463-1365   Web Site
EIN: 59-3359547

CEO
Ward Simpson
CEO, President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 58.84 one star
  Financial 59.70 one star
  Accountability & Transparency 58.00 one star
This rating was published 11/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1996, GOD TV, with a servant's heart, uses media in all its forms to broadcast the Father's heart to every nation, to reach the lost and equip believers for the harvest. We will be leaders in the creative world, setting a precedent and reflecting the Father's own incredible creativity. Our passion is to develop a new breed of Christian media with cutting edge creativity and a spirit of excellence; to source, create and present world class anointed, prophetic and supernatural content; to broadcast relevant, highly creative programming straight from the Fathers heart filled with His glory and anointing, His power and presence, reconciling man, woman and child with God by the power of the Holy Spirit.

Founded in 1996, GOD TV, with a servant's heart, uses media in all its forms to broadcast the Father's heart to every nation, to reach the lost and equip believers for the harvest. We will be leaders in the creative world, setting a precedent and reflecting the Father's own incredible creativity. Our passion is to develop a new breed of Christian media with cutting edge creativity and a spirit of excellence; to source, create and present world class anointed, prophetic and supernatural content; to broadcast relevant, highly creative programming straight from the Fathers heart filled with His glory and anointing, His power and presence, reconciling man, woman and child with God by the power of the Holy Spirit.

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Financial

one star

59.70

Accountability & Transparency

one star

58.00

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)
75.2%
  Administrative Expenses 15.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.23
  Working Capital Ratio (years) < 0.01
  Program Expenses Growth -14.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 146.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by GOD TV on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by GOD TV on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
GOD TV (FL) 58.84 one star
Educational Media Foundation (CA) 96.51 four stars
The Urban Alternative (TX) 86.50 three stars
Truth For Life (OH) 97.17 four stars
Ave Maria Radio (MI) 89.02 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,041,966
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,041,966
   Program Service Revenue $4,224,778
Total Primary Revenue $7,266,744
   Other Revenue $-162,650
TOTAL REVENUE $7,104,094
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,617,506
   Administrative Expenses $934,722
   Fundraising Expenses $789,700
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,341,928
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-237,834
   
Net Assets $-1,746,793

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
GOD Channel $5,617,506 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-03 11/01/2019 58.84 one star
2017-03 08/01/2018 60.12 one star
2016-03 12/01/2017 59.70 one star
2015-03 11/01/2016 57.61 one star
2014-03 06/01/2016 62.56 one star
 
CN 2.0
2014-03 04/01/2016 61.53 one star

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

EIN 59-3359547
Name in IRS Master File ANGEL CHRISTIAN TELEVISION TR INC
NTEE Code X82
NTEE Classification Religious Television
NTEE Type Religion-Related, Spiritual Development
Classification Religious 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 August, 1997
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End March
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • March, 2017
  • March, 2016
  • March, 2015
  • March, 2014
  • March, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$150,258 2.04% Donald Ward Simpson President, CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$78,550 1.06% Wendy J. Stephen Former President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
GOD TV (FL) 58.84 one star
Family Life Communications (AZ) 93.18 four stars
Need Him Global (TX) 87.55 three stars
Ave Maria Radio (MI) 89.02 three stars
Great Plains Christian Radio (KS) 85.66 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

GOD TV
P.O. Box 592247
Orlando, FL 32859
tel: (888) 463-1365
EIN: 59-3359547

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CEO

Ward Simpson
CEO, President

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