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Religion : Religious Media and Broadcasting

Biblica - The International Bible Society

So All Will Know...

80.83

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

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  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 80.83
  Financial 72.90
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 04/01/2022 and includes data from FY2020, 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.

Financial

72.90

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 04/01/2022 and includes data from FY2020, 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)
75.1%
  Administrative Expenses 10.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 14.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.21
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.43
  Program Expenses Growth 3.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 40.0%
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.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Biblica - The International Bible Society (CO) 80.83
Sojourners (DC) 87.26
Precept (TN) 85.49
Mesorah Heritage Foundation (NJ) 90.09
Dare 2 Share Ministries (CO) 87.61

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $10,003,245
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,216,271
   Related Organizations $750,000
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $11,969,516
   Program Service Revenue $4,484,602
Total Primary Revenue $16,454,118
   Other Revenue $-668,602
TOTAL REVENUE $15,785,516
   
EXPENSES (Adjusted)  
   Program Expenses $12,120,731
   Administrative Expenses $1,302,396
   Fundraising Expenses $3,101,639
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $16,524,766
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-739,250
   
Net Assets $6,257,005

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 $6,138,390 45.9%
Bible Access $5,013,410 37.5%
Bible Translation $2,222,931 16.6%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2020-09 04/01/2022 80.83
2019-09 05/01/2021 86.02
2018-09 02/01/2020 80.09
2018-09 12/01/2019 79.89
2018-09 09/03/2019 79.30
2017-09 09/01/2018 80.87
2016-09 11/01/2017 80.66
2015-09 10/01/2016 80.64
2014-02 06/01/2016 76.10
 
CN 2.0
2014-02 08/01/2015 79.97
2013-02 02/01/2014 77.18
2012-02 05/01/2013 77.46
2011-02 05/01/2012 75.26
2010-02 09/20/2011 79.19
 
CN 1.0
2010-02 04/01/2011 66.42
2009-02 05/01/2010 65.98
2008-02 04/01/2009 64.93
2006-09 07/01/2007 78.26
2005-09 07/01/2006 74.91
2004-09 07/01/2005 73.12

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 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 March, 1994
Filing Requirement 990 - Not required to file (church)
Fiscal Year End December
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
$186,523 1.12% Geof Morin Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Biblica - The International Bible Society (CO) 80.83
Mesorah Heritage Foundation (NJ) 90.09
Life Action Ministries (MI) 90.90
American Bible Society (PA) 85.22
Lutheran Heritage Foundation (MI) 85.11

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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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