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CRISTA Ministries

Loving God by serving people

four stars

90.95

19303 Fremont Avenue North Seattle, WA 98133
tel: (206) 546-7200   Web Site
EIN: 91-6012289

Board Leadership
Dennis Guhlke
Chair

CEO
Jacinta Tegman
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.95 four stars
  Financial 87.21 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

CRISTA is a family of seven unique ministries united by a common mission: to love God by serving people. Originally founded just north of Seattle in 1948, we now serve millions of people and communities throughout the world each year in the form of disaster response, global relief/development, education, broadcast media, youth camps, senior living communities and veterinary missions. The incredible diversity of these ministries makes CRISTA one of the most distinctive non-profit organizations in the world today.

The seven ministries that comprise the CRISTA family include CRISTA Senior Living (part of CRISTA since 1949), King's Schools (1950), CRISTA Media (1954), CRISTA Camps (1962), World Concern (1970), Christian Veterinary Mission (1978) and Seattle Urban Academy (1993).

As CRISTA, we love God by serving people - meeting practical and spiritual needs - so that those we serve may be built up in love, united in faith, and maturing in Christ.

CRISTA is a family of seven unique ministries united by a common mission: to love God by serving people. Originally founded just north of Seattle in 1948, we now serve millions of people and communities throughout the world each year in the form of disaster response, global relief/development, education, broadcast media, youth camps, senior living communities and veterinary missions. The incredible diversity of these ministries makes CRISTA one of the most distinctive non-profit organizations in the world today.

The seven ministries that comprise the CRISTA family include CRISTA Senior Living (part of CRISTA since 1949), King's Schools (1950), CRISTA Media (1954), CRISTA Camps (1962), World Concern (1970), Christian Veterinary Mission (1978) and Seattle Urban Academy (1993).

As CRISTA, we love God by serving people - meeting practical and spiritual needs - so that those we serve may be built up in love, united in faith, and maturing in Christ.

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Financial

three stars

87.21

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 08/01/2019 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)
89.7%
  Administrative Expenses 3.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.15
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.87
  Program Expenses Growth 5.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 26.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by CRISTA Ministries on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by CRISTA Ministries on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
CRISTA Ministries (WA) 90.95 four stars
Christian Legal Society (VA) 90.71 four stars
Man in the Mirror (FL) 87.62 three stars
Shelterwood (MO) 88.51 three stars
Freedom in Christ Ministries (TN) 89.48 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $49,275,219
   Federated Campaigns $854,015
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,137,859
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $51,267,093
   Program Service Revenue $69,589,088
Total Primary Revenue $120,856,181
   Other Revenue $2,764,892
TOTAL REVENUE $123,621,073
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $107,279,692
   Administrative Expenses $4,508,401
   Fundraising Expenses $8,556,731
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $120,344,824
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $3,276,249
   
Net Assets $107,381,960

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
Senior Living $37,603,057 35.1%
World Concern $26,842,570 25.0%
Schools $19,847,553 18.5%

Ratings History
CRISTA Ministries has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 08/01/2019 90.95 four stars
2017-06 07/01/2018 92.22 four stars
2016-06 12/01/2017 90.72 four stars
2015-06 12/02/2016 90.29 four stars
2014-06 07/01/2016 85.57 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 84.76 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 82.09 three stars
2013-06 10/17/2014 88.70 three stars
2012-06 02/01/2014 85.54 three stars
2011-06 05/01/2012 95.38 four stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 92.60 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 07/01/2011 96.13 four stars
2009-06 11/24/2010 96.13 four stars
2008-06 04/01/2009 94.48 four stars
2007-06 08/01/2008 96.94 four stars
2006-06 08/01/2007 94.58 four stars
2005-06 09/01/2006 94.69 four stars
2004-06 07/01/2005 88.30 three stars
2003-06 03/01/2004 77.59 two stars
2002-06 04/15/2003 75.81 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 91-6012289
Name in IRS Master File CRISTA MINISTRIES
NTEE Code P20
NTEE Classification Human Service Organizations - Multipurpose
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (46) Private school
(918) Book, gift or supply store
(30) School, college, trade school, etc.
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 October, 1950
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, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$233,804 0.19% Robert Lonac President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
CRISTA Ministries (WA) 90.95 four stars
Youth for Christ, Miami (FL) 89.23 three stars
Officers' Christian Fellowship (CO) 93.34 four stars
Christian Legal Society (VA) 90.71 four stars
Mission Arlington/Mission Metroplex (TX) 96.15 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

CRISTA Ministries
19303 Fremont Avenue North
Seattle, WA 98133
tel: (206) 546-7200
EIN: 91-6012289

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Board Leadership

Dennis Guhlke
Chair

CEO

Jacinta Tegman
Chief Executive Officer

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