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Barnabas Foundation

Growing Generosity

four stars

91.36

3801 Eagle Nest Drive Suite B
Crete, IL 60417
tel: (888) 448-3040   Web Site
EIN: 36-2904503

Board Leadership
Loren Veldhuizen
President

CEO
James Bakke
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.36 four stars
  Financial 90.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

For almost 40 years, Barnabas Foundation has been advancing God's kingdom by providing quality Planned Giving and Estate Planning services, which enable caring Christians to strengthen support for the ministries of our nearly 200 member organizations. We offer Planned Gift development and stewardship education for member organizations and churches and we help Christians make tax-wise decisions about their financial resources.

For almost 40 years, Barnabas Foundation has been advancing God's kingdom by providing quality Planned Giving and Estate Planning services, which enable caring Christians to strengthen support for the ministries of our nearly 200 member organizations. We offer Planned Gift development and stewardship education for member organizations and churches and we help Christians make tax-wise decisions about their financial resources.

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Financial

four stars

90.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 05/01/2019 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)
92.2%
  Administrative Expenses 6.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.43
  Program Expenses Growth 19.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 47.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Barnabas Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Barnabas Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Barnabas Foundation (IL) 91.36 four stars
InFaith Community Foundation (MN) 93.73 four stars
Woodlawn Foundation (NY) 95.65 four stars
The Generosity Trust (TN) 86.02 three stars
FJC (NY) 93.71 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $58,899,833
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $948,764
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $11,747,750
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $71,596,347
   Program Service Revenue $844,279
Total Primary Revenue $72,440,626
   Other Revenue $10,830,429
TOTAL REVENUE $83,271,055
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $61,518,875
   Administrative Expenses $4,533,678
   Fundraising Expenses $1,390,766
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $67,443,319
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $15,827,736
   
Net Assets $225,462,757

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
Fund Distribution $60,753,779 98.8%
Planned Giving Program for Member Organizations $633,229 1.0%
Education and Training for Churches $131,867 0.2%

Ratings History
Barnabas Foundation has received 5 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 05/01/2019 91.36 four stars
2016-12 06/01/2018 91.36 four stars
2015-12 06/01/2017 92.27 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 92.04 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 96.71 four stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 91.82 four stars
2012-12 04/01/2014 87.43 three stars
2011-12 04/01/2013 89.02 three stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 81.65 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 83.48 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 05/01/2011 79.10 two stars
2008-12 06/01/2010 94.45 four stars
2007-12 07/01/2009 97.12 four stars
2006-12 03/01/2008 97.03 four stars
2004-12 03/01/2006 83.95 three stars
2003-12 02/01/2005 80.38 three stars
2002-12 01/01/2004 84.74 three stars
2001-12 02/05/2003 80.03 three stars
2000-12 10/15/2002 91.40 four 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 36-2904503
Name in IRS Master File BARNABAS FOUNDATION
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 (602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
Foundation Status Church 170(b)(1)(A)(i)
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, 2019
Filing Requirement 990 - Not required to file (church)
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$165,456 0.24% James Bakke Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Barnabas Foundation (IL) 91.36 four stars
The Generosity Trust (TN) 86.02 three stars
InFaith Community Foundation (MN) 93.73 four stars
Woodlawn Foundation (NY) 95.65 four stars
FJC (NY) 93.71 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Barnabas Foundation
3801 Eagle Nest Drive
Suite B
Crete, IL 60417
tel: (888) 448-3040
fax: (708) 532-1217
EIN: 36-2904503

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Board Leadership

Loren Veldhuizen
President

CEO

James Bakke
Executive Director

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