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East-West Ministries International

Go. Multiply.

four stars

93.10

2001 West Plano Parkway Suite 3000
Plano, TX 75075
tel: (972) 941-4500   Web Site
EIN: 75-2486132

Board Leadership
Brad Bunnett
Board Chairman

CEO
Kurt Nelson
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.10 four stars
  Financial 93.22 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The vision of East-West is to glorify God by multiplying followers of Jesus in the spiritually darkest areas of the world.

East-West exists to mobilize the Body of Christ to evangelize the lost
and equip local believers to multiply disciples and churches among
unreached peoples and/or in restricted access communities.

The vision of East-West is to glorify God by multiplying followers of Jesus in the spiritually darkest areas of the world.

East-West exists to mobilize the Body of Christ to evangelize the lost
and equip local believers to multiply disciples and churches among
unreached peoples and/or in restricted access communities.

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Financial

four stars

93.22

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 03/01/2019 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)
78.8%
  Administrative Expenses 12.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.46
  Program Expenses Growth 8.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by East-West Ministries International on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by East-West Ministries International on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
East-West Ministries International (TX) 93.10 four stars
African Leadership and Reconciliation Ministries (TX) 85.23 three stars
Forward Edge International (WA) 87.09 three stars
Serge (PA) 96.81 four stars
The Mailbox Club (GA) 93.91 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $17,904,818
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $57,214
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $17,962,032
   Program Service Revenue $33,949
Total Primary Revenue $17,995,981
   Other Revenue $-36,769
TOTAL REVENUE $17,959,212
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $13,920,798
   Administrative Expenses $2,383,011
   Fundraising Expenses $1,503,002
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $17,806,811
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $152,401
   
Net Assets $7,714,045

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
Evangelizing $4,434,852 31.9%
Equipping $3,441,764 24.7%
Mobilization $3,232,132 23.2%

Ratings History
East-West Ministries International has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-09 03/01/2019 93.10 four stars
2016-09 04/01/2018 94.88 four stars
2015-09 10/01/2016 96.03 four stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 93.48 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 08/01/2015 89.52 three stars
2013-03 07/01/2014 86.94 three stars
2012-03 10/01/2013 86.55 three stars
2012-03 07/01/2013 69.30 one star
2011-03 04/01/2012 81.51 three stars
2010-03 09/20/2011 87.47 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-03 06/01/2011 85.31 three stars
2009-03 11/24/2010 92.20 four stars
2008-03 10/01/2009 95.12 four stars
2006-12 02/01/2008 87.59 three stars
2005-12 12/01/2006 86.18 three stars
2004-12 01/01/2006 90.48 four stars
2003-12 04/01/2005 92.94 four stars
2002-12 05/01/2004 93.41 four stars
2001-12 02/05/2003 94.11 four stars
2000-12 10/15/2002 90.84 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 75-2486132
Name in IRS Master File EAST-WEST MINISTRIES INTERNATIONAL
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 (6) Missionary activities
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 August, 1993
Filing Requirement 990 - Not required to file (church)
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • September, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$199,259 1.11% Kurt Nelson CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
East-West Ministries International (TX) 93.10 four stars
G.O. Ministries (KY) 92.69 four stars
Bright Hope International (IL) 85.85 three stars
New Mission Systems International (FL) 91.36 four stars
World Indigenous Missions (TX) 86.49 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

East-West Ministries International
2001 West Plano Parkway
Suite 3000
Plano, TX 75075
tel: (972) 941-4500
fax: (469) 440-7633
EIN: 75-2486132

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Board Leadership

Brad Bunnett
Board Chairman

CEO

Kurt Nelson
Chief Executive Officer

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