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Christian Action Network

Protecting America's religious and moral heritage

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46.40

P.O. Box 606 Forest, VA 24551
tel: (434) 237-8201   Web Site
EIN: 54-1756470

Board Leadership
David Carroll
Chairman

CEO
Martin Mawyer
Founder, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 46.40 zero star
  Financial 43.04 zero star
  Accountability & Transparency 50.00 zero star
This rating was published 11/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Christian Action Network (CAN) was founded in 1990 by Martin Mawyer. Based in Lynchburg, Virginia, the group is a public advocacy and education organization based on biblical principles, values, traditions and American ideals. Its primary goals are to protect America's religious and moral heritage through educational efforts. CAN accomplishes its education work through direct-mail campaigns aimed at impacting public policy, along with public speaking engagements, documentary films, radio and TV interviews, books, and alliances with other organizations to impact change.

Christian Action Network (CAN) was founded in 1990 by Martin Mawyer. Based in Lynchburg, Virginia, the group is a public advocacy and education organization based on biblical principles, values, traditions and American ideals. Its primary goals are to protect America's religious and moral heritage through educational efforts. CAN accomplishes its education work through direct-mail campaigns aimed at impacting public policy, along with public speaking engagements, documentary films, radio and TV interviews, books, and alliances with other organizations to impact change.

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Financial

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43.04

Accountability & Transparency

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50.00

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)
51.9%
  Administrative Expenses 24.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 23.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.25
  Working Capital Ratio (years) < 0.01
  Program Expenses Growth -3.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 100.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Christian Action Network on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Christian Action Network on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,090,382
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,090,382
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,090,382
   Other Revenue $85,469
TOTAL REVENUE $1,175,851
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $557,782
   Administrative Expenses $269,646
   Fundraising Expenses $429,217
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,256,645
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-80,794
   
Net Assets $-593

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 11/01/2019 46.40 zero star
2018-06 07/01/2019 51.67 zero star
2017-06 08/01/2018 52.88 zero star
2016-06 07/01/2017 50.26 zero star
2015-06 02/01/2017 52.87 zero 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 54-1756470
Name in IRS Master File CHRISTIAN ACTION NETWORK
NTEE Code W24
NTEE Classification Citizen Participation
NTEE Type Public, Society Benefit - Multipurpose and Other
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
(125) Giving information or opinion (see also Advocacy)
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 December, 1997
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
None reported -- Martin Mawyer President

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Charity Contact Info

Christian Action Network
P.O. Box 606
Forest, VA 24551
tel: (434) 237-8201
EIN: 54-1756470

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Board Leadership

David Carroll
Chairman

CEO

Martin Mawyer
Founder, CEO

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