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Four Corners Ministries

The Gospel Sent

three stars

89.04

202 South 8th Street Opelika, AL 36801
tel: (334) 737-6338   Web Site
EIN: 20-3589685

Board Leadership
Tommy Cumming
Chairman

CEO
Yancy Carpenter
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.04 three stars
  Financial 96.10 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 06/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Four Corners Ministries exists to communicate and demonstrate the gospel of Jesus to unreached and under-equipped people groups.

Four Corners Ministries exists to communicate and demonstrate the gospel of Jesus to unreached and under-equipped people groups.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2019
Number of people trained
44
Number of people no longer living in unsafe or substandard housing as a result of the nonprofit's efforts
25
Number of individuals in the rural labor force employed in non-farm activities as a result of the nonprofit's efforts
94
Number of people within the organization's service area accessing food aid
290
Number of children who have access to education
125
This impact information is current as of March 2020, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

four stars

96.10

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 06/01/2020 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)
80.1%
  Administrative Expenses 17.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.97
  Program Expenses Growth 16.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Four Corners Ministries on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Four Corners Ministries on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Constituent Voice

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How is the organization collecting feedback?
Focus groups or interviews (by phone or in person)
How is the organization using feedback?
To strengthen relationships with the people we serve
With whom is the organization sharing feedback?
The people we serve, Our staff, Our board, Our funders
What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?
We don't have any major challenges to collecting feedback
Describe a recent change in your organization that resulted from feedback.
Location of Phase 2 construction of Living Stones Christian School
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Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Four Corners Ministries (AL) 89.04 three stars
India Gospel Outreach (CA) 86.42 three stars
Josiah Venture (IL) 91.93 four stars
Ramesh Richard Evangelism and Church Health (TX) 97.22 four stars
The Mailbox Club (GA) 91.64 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,236,975
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $74,484
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,311,459
   Program Service Revenue $195,291
Total Primary Revenue $1,506,750
   Other Revenue $-273,943
TOTAL REVENUE $1,232,807
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $703,099
   Administrative Expenses $115,412
   Fundraising Expenses $9,369
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $827,880
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $404,927
   
Net Assets $2,295,553

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
Abaana's Hope $269,736 38.4%
Missionary Financial Support $235,824 33.5%
Trips to Southern Sudan and Uganda $155,231 22.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 06/01/2020 89.04 three stars
2017-12 06/01/2019 88.15 three stars
2016-12 06/01/2018 88.00 three stars
2015-12 06/01/2017 79.55 two stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 85.98 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 02/01/2016 86.11 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 20-3589685
Name in IRS Master File FOUR CORNERS MINISTRIES
NTEE Code X20
NTEE Classification Christian
NTEE Type Religion-Related, Spiritual Development
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
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 June, 2007
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$48,520 5.86% Kristopher Mobbs CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Four Corners Ministries (AL) 89.04 three stars
Persecution Project Foundation (VA) 92.92 four stars
Advancing Native Missions (VA) 87.62 three stars
Asian Access (CA) 88.29 three stars
Ukrainian Catholic Education Foundation (IL) 94.55 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Four Corners Ministries
202 South 8th Street
Opelika, AL 36801
tel: (334) 737-6338
EIN: 20-3589685

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Board Leadership

Tommy Cumming
Chairman

CEO

Yancy Carpenter
President

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