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Four Corners Ministries

Restoring Life. Empowering People

three stars

88.15

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 88.15 three stars
  Financial 92.55 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 2003, Four Corners Ministries (FCM) exists to spread the Gospel of Christ by demonstrating unconditional love and by building relationships to serve orphans and families in Africa. FCM is focused on building relationships with vulnerable children and families in Africa. Each year, FCM facilitates mission trips to Uganda and South Sudan, giving Christians in North America the opportunity to demonstrate the love of Christ to some of the most forgotten people in the world.

Founded in 2003, Four Corners Ministries (FCM) exists to spread the Gospel of Christ by demonstrating unconditional love and by building relationships to serve orphans and families in Africa. FCM is focused on building relationships with vulnerable children and families in Africa. Each year, FCM facilitates mission trips to Uganda and South Sudan, giving Christians in North America the opportunity to demonstrate the love of Christ to some of the most forgotten people in the world.

Financial

four stars

92.55

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 06/01/2019 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)
76.9%
  Administrative Expenses 20.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.73
  Program Expenses Growth 7.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.1%
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.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Four Corners Ministries (AL) 88.15 three stars
International Cooperating Ministries (VA) 96.46 four stars
African Bible Colleges (MS) 88.61 three stars
Haggai International (GA) 88.99 three stars
Pulse (MN) 85.54 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,091,342
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $68,605
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,159,947
   Program Service Revenue $118,253
Total Primary Revenue $1,278,200
   Other Revenue $-291,743
TOTAL REVENUE $986,457
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $608,181
   Administrative Expenses $160,936
   Fundraising Expenses $31,054
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $800,171
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $186,286
   
Net Assets $1,893,511

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 $251,167 41.3%
Missionary Financial Support $202,555 33.3%
Other Services $80,083 13.2%
Trips to Southern Sudan and Uganda $74,376 12.2%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$82,124 10.26% Kristopher Mobbs CEO

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Four Corners Ministries (AL) 88.15 three 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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