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Religion : Religious Media and Broadcasting

Family Stations

A beacon of truth and hope

one star

69.85

1350 South Loop Road Suite 130
Alameda, CA 94502
tel: (800) 543-1495   Web Site
EIN: 94-1442453

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 69.85 one star
  Financial 74.28 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 66.00 one star
This rating was published 04/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Everything we do at Family Radio is to enable people to discover, own, read and trust the word of God -- the Bible.

Everything we do at Family Radio is to enable people to discover, own, read and trust the word of God -- the Bible.

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Financial

two stars

74.28

Accountability & Transparency

one star

66.00

This rating was published 04/01/2019 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)
65.0%
  Administrative Expenses 23.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.19
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 8.78
  Program Expenses Growth -5.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Family Stations on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Family Stations on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Family Stations (CA) 69.85 one star
Right From The Heart Ministries (GA) 91.92 four stars
Changed Lives (TN) 87.81 three stars
Far East Broadcasting Company (CA) 93.40 four stars
The Christophers (NY) 85.58 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,829,289
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $4,829,289
   Program Service Revenue $200,000
Total Primary Revenue $5,029,289
   Other Revenue $372,293
TOTAL REVENUE $5,401,582
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,831,167
   Administrative Expenses $2,123,253
   Fundraising Expenses $785,388
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $9,739,808
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-4,338,226
   
Net Assets $80,276,483

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
Radio and Television Broadcasting $6,831,167 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 04/01/2019 69.85 one star
2016-12 04/01/2018 66.66 one star
2015-12 03/01/2017 69.96 one star
2014-12 06/01/2016 68.80 one star
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 69.06 one star
2013-12 10/01/2015 67.96 one star
2013-12 08/01/2015 63.70 one star
2012-12 02/01/2014 61.73 one star
2011-12 07/01/2013 67.36 one star
2010-12 04/01/2012 67.37 one star
2009-12 09/20/2011 62.65 one star
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 06/01/2011 90.37 four stars
2008-12 07/01/2010 94.13 four stars
2007-12 08/01/2009 93.83 four stars
2006-12 06/01/2008 88.14 three stars
2005-12 03/01/2008 92.56 four stars
2004-12 04/01/2006 86.89 three stars
2003-12 05/01/2005 78.02 two stars
2002-12 12/01/2003 80.53 three stars
2001-12 02/05/2003 77.68 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 94-1442453
Name in IRS Master File FAMILY STATIONS INC
NTEE Code X84
NTEE Classification Religious Radio
NTEE Type Religion-Related, Spiritual Development
Classification Religious Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (29) Other religious activities
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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, 1960
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$123,811 1.27% Thomas Evans President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Family Stations (CA) 69.85 one star
Living on the Edge (GA) 87.63 three stars
In Touch Ministries (GA) 86.14 three stars
Great Plains Christian Radio (KS) 85.66 three stars
Truth For Life (OH) 97.17 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Family Stations
1350 South Loop Road
Suite 130
Alameda, CA 94502
tel: (800) 543-1495
EIN: 94-1442453

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