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Religion : Religious Media and Broadcasting

Radio Training Network

Extending the reach of the Christian Community

two stars

70.99

2420 Wade Hampton Boulevard Greenville, SC 29615
tel: (864) 292-6040   Web Site
EIN: 58-1585542

Board Leadership
Michael L. Watkins
Chairman

CEO
James L. Campbell
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 70.99 two stars
  Financial 98.80 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 59.00 one star
This rating was published 12/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1984, the Radio Training Network works to extend the reach of the Christian community by affirming that which is positive in our culture and penetrating our world as salt and light with the life-transforming gospel of Jesus Christ. We work to promote and foster formal educational and Christian broadcast education and training to accredited institutions and others through the acquisition, establishment, operation, and management of radio stations. The network's facilities are operated for the advancement of the gospel of Jesus Christ.

Founded in 1984, the Radio Training Network works to extend the reach of the Christian community by affirming that which is positive in our culture and penetrating our world as salt and light with the life-transforming gospel of Jesus Christ. We work to promote and foster formal educational and Christian broadcast education and training to accredited institutions and others through the acquisition, establishment, operation, and management of radio stations. The network's facilities are operated for the advancement of the gospel of Jesus Christ.

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Financial

four stars

98.80

Accountability & Transparency

one star

59.00

This rating was published 12/01/2019 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)
89.0%
  Administrative Expenses 5.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.13
  Program Expenses Growth 5.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Radio Training Network on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Radio Training Network on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Radio Training Network (SC) 70.99 two stars
Zola Levitt Ministries (TX) 88.84 three stars
Family Life Ministries (NY) 95.56 four stars
Great Plains Christian Radio (KS) 85.66 three stars
Our Daily Bread Ministries (MI) 89.76 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $17,538,919
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $17,538,919
   Program Service Revenue $6,909,183
Total Primary Revenue $24,448,102
   Other Revenue $293,624
TOTAL REVENUE $24,741,726
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $17,424,204
   Administrative Expenses $1,328,243
   Fundraising Expenses $1,166,970
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $19,919,417
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $4,822,309
   
Net Assets $39,668,181

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
Florida Radio Stations $7,149,006 41.0%
South Carolina and Georgia Radio Stations $3,821,048 21.9%
Operation of WVFJ in Georgia $2,094,054 12.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 12/01/2019 70.99 two stars
2017-12 12/21/2018 68.18 one star
2016-12 02/01/2018 71.00 two stars
2015-12 08/01/2017 71.00 two 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 58-1585542
Name in IRS Master File RADIO TRAINING NETWORK INC
NTEE Code X80
NTEE Classification Religious Media, Communications Organizations
NTEE Type Religion-Related, Spiritual Development
Classification Religious Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (7) Evangelism
(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 December, 1985
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
$327,957 1.64% James L. Campbell President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Radio Training Network (SC) 70.99 two stars
Our Daily Bread Ministries (MI) 89.76 three stars
Christ for all Nations (FL) 89.18 three stars
Jewish Voice Ministries International (AZ) 90.44 four stars
Zola Levitt Ministries (TX) 88.84 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Radio Training Network
2420 Wade Hampton Boulevard
Greenville, SC 29615
tel: (864) 292-6040
EIN: 58-1585542

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Board Leadership

Michael L. Watkins
Chairman

CEO

James L. Campbell
President, CEO

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