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CRISTA Ministries

Loving God by serving people

four stars

90.72

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

Board Leadership
Tim Jenkins
Chair

CEO
Bob Lonac
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.72 four stars
  Financial 86.89 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, 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.

Financial

three stars

86.89

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 12/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
90.0%
  Administrative Expenses 4.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.93
  Program Expenses Growth 4.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 28.1%
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) 90.72 four stars
Crossroads Prison Ministries (MI) 89.48 three stars
The Presidential Prayer Team (AZ) 93.56 four stars
Nebraska Lutheran Outdoor Ministries (NE) 93.12 four stars
Frontier Fellowship (MN) 91.58 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $41,048,511
   Federated Campaigns $868,295
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,322,382
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $43,239,188
   Program Service Revenue $69,304,997
Total Primary Revenue $112,544,185
   Other Revenue $2,687,631
TOTAL REVENUE $115,231,816
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $98,522,200
   Administrative Expenses $4,888,548
   Fundraising Expenses $6,129,023
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $109,539,771
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $5,692,045
   
Net Assets $101,362,901

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 $33,669,403 34.2%
World Concern $25,633,310 26.0%
Schools $16,651,337 16.9%

Ratings History
CRISTA Ministries has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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
2001-06 10/15/2002 89.03 three 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, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
  • June, 2011

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
$212,956 0.19% Robert Lonac President, CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$220,024 0.20% Deborah Limb COO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
CRISTA Ministries (WA) 90.72 four stars
The Pocket Testament League (PA) 86.75 three stars
Nebraska Lutheran Outdoor Ministries (NE) 93.12 four stars
Freedom in Christ Ministries (TN) 89.48 three stars
Officers' Christian Fellowship (CO) 89.85 three 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

Tim Jenkins
Chair

CEO

Bob Lonac
President

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