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Biblica - The International Bible Society

So All Will Know...

two stars

79.89

1820 Jet Stream Drive Colorado Springs, CO 80921
tel: (800) 987-3595   Web Site
EIN: 84-1194554

Board Leadership
Jim Bridges
Chairman

CEO
Geof Morin
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 79.89 two stars
  Financial 71.85 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Biblica exists to provide the Bible in accurate, contemporary translations and formats so that more people around the world will have the opportunity to be transformed by Jesus Christ.

Biblica exists to provide the Bible in accurate, contemporary translations and formats so that more people around the world will have the opportunity to be transformed by Jesus Christ.

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Financial

two stars

71.85

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 12/01/2019 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)
74.0%
  Administrative Expenses 14.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.18
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.45
  Program Expenses Growth -16.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 36.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Biblica - The International Bible Society on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
Joint Cost Allocation Adjustment applied. Learn more.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Biblica - The International Bible Society on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Biblica - The International Bible Society (CO) 79.89 two stars
Lutheran Heritage Foundation (MI) 89.14 three stars
World Missionary Press (IN) 90.35 four stars
American Bible Society (PA) 85.63 three stars
Audio Scripture Ministries (MI) 97.23 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $7,464,084
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $814,687
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $8,278,771
   Program Service Revenue $4,733,784
Total Primary Revenue $13,012,555
   Other Revenue $524,036
TOTAL REVENUE $13,536,591
   
EXPENSES (Adjusted)  
   Program Expenses $8,845,911
   Administrative Expenses $1,737,949
   Fundraising Expenses $1,668,372
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $12,252,232
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,284,359
   
Net Assets $6,297,059

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
Bible Engagement $5,605,477 59.5%
Bible Access $2,204,872 23.4%
Bible Translation $1,616,911 17.2%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-09 12/01/2019 79.89 two stars
2018-09 09/03/2019 79.30 two stars
2017-09 09/01/2018 80.87 three stars
2016-09 11/01/2017 80.66 three stars
2015-09 10/01/2016 80.64 three stars
2014-02 06/01/2016 76.10 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-02 08/01/2015 79.97 two stars
2013-02 02/01/2014 77.18 two stars
2012-02 05/01/2013 77.46 two stars
2011-02 05/01/2012 75.26 two stars
2010-02 09/20/2011 79.19 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-02 04/01/2011 66.42 one star
2009-02 05/01/2010 65.98 one star
2008-02 04/01/2009 64.93 one star
2006-09 07/01/2007 78.26 two stars
2005-09 07/01/2006 74.91 two stars
2004-09 07/01/2005 73.12 two stars
2003-03 11/01/2003 68.58 one star
2002-03 04/15/2003 72.55 two stars
2001-03 10/15/2002 67.62 one star

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 84-1194554
Name in IRS Master File BIBLICA INC
NTEE Code X20
NTEE Classification Christian
NTEE Type Religion-Related, Spiritual Development
Classification Religious Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
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 March, 1994
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • September, 2018
  • September, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
Not compensated -- Geof Morin Chief Executive Officer
Other Salaries of Note
$166,720 1.36% Carl Moeller Former CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Biblica - The International Bible Society (CO) 79.89 two stars
Lutheran Heritage Foundation (MI) 89.14 three stars
Messenger International (CO) 94.13 four stars
Hosanna/Faith Comes By Hearing (NM) 97.38 four stars
World Missionary Press (IN) 90.35 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Biblica - The International Bible Society
1820 Jet Stream Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80921
tel: (800) 987-3595
EIN: 84-1194554

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 35950
Colorado Springs, CO 80935

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Board Leadership

Jim Bridges
Chairman

CEO

Geof Morin
President and CEO

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