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The Generosity Trust

Empowering Christian Giving

three stars

86.02

345 Frazer Avenue Unit 205
Chattanooga, TN 37405
tel: (423) 266-5257   Web Site
EIN: 62-1536731

Board Leadership
William S. Lane
Chairman

CEO
James R. Barber
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.02 three stars
  Financial 94.54 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 81.00 three stars
This rating was published 11/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Generosity Trust is dedicated to empowering Christian giving. We do this by concentrating our efforts in three areas: providing Training to financial advisors on how to interact with their clients using Biblically-sound principles; providing tuition scholarships to seminary students from the greater Chattanooga area; and providing tools (like Donor Advised Funds and Charitable Trusts) to re-engage Christians with the joy of generosity. The Generosity Trust offers many of these tools at no or little cost to the donor, so as to maximize the amount of money that can be invested into God's Kingdom.

The Generosity Trust is dedicated to empowering Christian giving. We do this by concentrating our efforts in three areas: providing Training to financial advisors on how to interact with their clients using Biblically-sound principles; providing tuition scholarships to seminary students from the greater Chattanooga area; and providing tools (like Donor Advised Funds and Charitable Trusts) to re-engage Christians with the joy of generosity. The Generosity Trust offers many of these tools at no or little cost to the donor, so as to maximize the amount of money that can be invested into God's Kingdom.

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Financial

four stars

94.54

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

81.00

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)
98.3%
  Administrative Expenses 1.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 0.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.59
  Program Expenses Growth 7.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Generosity Trust on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Generosity Trust on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $28,345,706
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $28,345,706
   Program Service Revenue $36,575
Total Primary Revenue $28,382,281
   Other Revenue $2,434,803
TOTAL REVENUE $30,817,084
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $22,089,867
   Administrative Expenses $268,968
   Fundraising Expenses $136,494
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $22,495,329
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $8,321,755
   
Net Assets $77,330,218

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$134,938 0.59% James R. Barber President

Mission

The Generosity Trust is dedicated to empowering Christian giving. We do this by concentrating our efforts in three areas: providing Training to financial advisors on how to interact with their clients using Biblically-sound principles; providing tuition scholarships to seminary students from the greater Chattanooga area; and providing tools (like Donor Advised Funds and Charitable Trusts) to re-engage Christians with the joy of generosity. The Generosity Trust offers many of these tools at no or little cost to the donor, so as to maximize the amount of money that can be invested into God's Kingdom.

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The Generosity Trust (TN) 86.02 three stars
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Charity Contact Info

The Generosity Trust
345 Frazer Avenue
Unit 205
Chattanooga, TN 37405
tel: (423) 266-5257
fax: (423) 265-0949
EIN: 62-1536731

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Board Leadership

William S. Lane
Chairman

CEO

James R. Barber
President