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American Family Association

Communicating an outspoken, resolute, Christian voice throughout America.

94.74

107 Parkgate Drive P.O. Drawer 2440
Tupelo, MS 38803
tel: (662) 844-5036   Web Site
EIN: 64-0607275

Board Leadership
Mike Murphree
Chairman

CEO
Tim Wildmon
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.74
  Financial 97.50
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00
This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

97.50

Accountability & Transparency

93.00

This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, 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)
92.0%
  Administrative Expenses 4.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.16
  Program Expenses Growth 10.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 22.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Family Association on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Family Association on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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American Family Association (MS) 94.74
Pennsylvania Family Institute (PA) 85.01
FAIR Federation for American Immigration Reform (DC) 90.02
Compassion & Choices (CO) 95.67
Kentucky Coalition (KY) 85.43

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American Family Association (AFA), a non-profit organization, was founded in 1977 by Donald E. Wildmon. The original name of the ministry was National Federation for Decency but was changed to American Family Association in 1988.

Today, AFA is led by AFA President Tim Wildmon, and it continues as one of the largest and most effective pro-family organizations in the country with hundreds of thousands of supporters.

The mission of the American Family Association is to inform, equip, and activate individuals to strengthen the moral foundations of American culture, and give aid to the church here and abroad in its task of fulfilling the Great Commission.

It is AFA's goal to be a champion of Christian activism. If you are alarmed by the increasing ungodliness and depravity assaulting our nation, tired of cursing the darkness, and ready to light a bonfire, please join us. Do it for your children and grandchildren.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $25,370,402
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $25,370,402
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $25,370,402
   Other Revenue $2,835,460
TOTAL REVENUE $28,205,862
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $24,984,774
   Administrative Expenses $1,053,388
   Fundraising Expenses $937,915
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $26,976,077
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,229,785
   
Net Assets $28,279,663

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
Efforts to End Television's Exploitation $13,094,232 52.4%
Radio Network $7,406,339 29.6%
Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2014-06 06/01/2016 94.74
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 95.02
2013-06 09/01/2014 92.54
2012-06 08/01/2013 92.51
2011-06 06/01/2012 89.73
2010-06 10/01/2011 93.46
2010-06 09/20/2011 75.73
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 07/01/2011 90.08
2009-06 09/01/2010 99.18
2008-06 04/01/2010 96.72
2007-06 06/01/2008 96.64
2006-06 05/01/2007 94.78
2005-06 06/01/2006 87.29
2004-06 06/01/2005 84.28
2003-06 08/01/2004 78.04
2002-06 04/15/2003 84.53
2001-06 10/15/2002 83.51

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

EIN 64-0607275
Name in IRS Master File AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION INC
NTEE Code X84
NTEE Classification Religious Radio
NTEE Type Religion-Related, Spiritual Development
Classification Educational 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 April, 1982
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
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  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
  • June, 2011
  • June, 2010

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

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$184,145 0.68% Timothy B. Wildmon President

American Family Association (AFA), a non-profit organization, was founded in 1977 by Donald E. Wildmon. The original name of the ministry was National Federation for Decency but was changed to American Family Association in 1988.

Today, AFA is led by AFA President Tim Wildmon, and it continues as one of the largest and most effective pro-family organizations in the country with hundreds of thousands of supporters.

The mission of the American Family Association is to inform, equip, and activate individuals to strengthen the moral foundations of American culture, and give aid to the church here and abroad in its task of fulfilling the Great Commission.

It is AFA's goal to be a champion of Christian activism. If you are alarmed by the increasing ungodliness and depravity assaulting our nation, tired of cursing the darkness, and ready to light a bonfire, please join us. Do it for your children and grandchildren.

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American Family Association (MS) 94.74
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Charity Contact Info

American Family Association
107 Parkgate Drive
P.O. Drawer 2440
Tupelo, MS 38803
tel: (662) 844-5036
fax: (662) 821-2044
EIN: 64-0607275

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Board Leadership

Mike Murphree
Chairman

CEO

Tim Wildmon
President


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