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Point of View Ministries

Defending Faith, Family and Freedom

one star

61.59

13714 Gamma Rd Ste 120 Dallas, TX 75244
tel: (800) 227-1444   Web Site
EIN: 75-1751385

Board Leadership
Kerby Anderson
Chairman and CEO

CEO
Warren Kelley
President and COO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 61.59 one star
  Financial 64.37 one star
  Accountability & Transparency 59.00 one star
This rating was published 08/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

one star

64.37

Accountability & Transparency

one star

59.00

This rating was published 08/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
65.3%
  Administrative Expenses 21.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) < 0.01
  Program Expenses Growth 17.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 162.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Point of View Ministries on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Point of View Ministries on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Point of View Ministries (TX) 61.59 one star
SAT-7 (MD) 87.43 three stars
KSBJ Educational Foundation (TX) 94.01 four stars
Grace to You (CA) 90.99 four stars
Relevant Radio (WI) 86.74 three stars

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Point of View is a two-hour, issues-oriented live talk radio program heard daily nationwide. Kerby Anderson and the Point of View team cover the full spectrum of issues and current events that affect our faith, family, government, education, and basic freedoms from a Christian perspective. Point of View's loyal listening audience thrives on the daily interviews and interaction with informative guests including authors, politicians, opinion leaders, conservative activists, and subject matter experts.

As a media ministry, we use the powerful tool of live, daily, national talk radio and the latest digital technology to provide biblical clarity, truth, and content to restore a Christian biblical worldview to the culture.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,135,265
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,135,265
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,135,265
   Other Revenue $14,485
TOTAL REVENUE $1,149,750
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $843,080
   Administrative Expenses $153,309
   Fundraising Expenses $140,854
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,137,243
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $12,507
   
Net Assets $-171,048

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
National Talk Radio $843,080 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 08/01/2016 61.59 one star
2014-06 06/01/2016 55.74 one star
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 53.73 zero star
2013-06 11/01/2014 44.64 zero star
2012-06 11/01/2013 50.61 zero star
2010-06 09/20/2011 58.87 one star
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 07/01/2011 59.41 one star
2009-06 06/01/2010 75.56 two stars
2008-06 06/01/2009 42.13 zero star
2007-06 07/01/2008 44.54 zero star
2004-06 12/01/2005 47.26 zero star
2003-06 10/01/2004 47.45 zero star
2002-06 08/01/2003 47.61 zero star
2001-06 02/05/2003 58.92 one star
2000-06 10/15/2002 57.35 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 75-1751385
Name in IRS Master File POINT OF VIEW MINISTRIES INC
NTEE Code X21
NTEE Classification Protestant
NTEE Type Religion-Related, Spiritual Development
Classification Charitable 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 August, 1976
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • 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
$62,931 5.53% Kerby Anderson Chief Executive Officer
Other Salaries of Note
$65,350 5.74% Warren Kelley Chief Operating Officer

Point of View is a two-hour, issues-oriented live talk radio program heard daily nationwide. Kerby Anderson and the Point of View team cover the full spectrum of issues and current events that affect our faith, family, government, education, and basic freedoms from a Christian perspective. Point of View's loyal listening audience thrives on the daily interviews and interaction with informative guests including authors, politicians, opinion leaders, conservative activists, and subject matter experts.

As a media ministry, we use the powerful tool of live, daily, national talk radio and the latest digital technology to provide biblical clarity, truth, and content to restore a Christian biblical worldview to the culture.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Point of View Ministries (TX) 61.59 one star
Right From The Heart Ministries (GA) 90.21 four stars
Far East Broadcasting Company (CA) 87.58 three stars
Jewish Voice Ministries International (AZ) 89.07 three stars
Truth For Life (OH) 97.60 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Point of View Ministries
13714 Gamma Rd Ste 120
Dallas, TX 75244
tel: (800) 227-1444
EIN: 75-1751385

Mail donations to:
PO Box 30
Dallas, TX 75221

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Board Leadership

Kerby Anderson
Chairman and CEO

CEO

Warren Kelley
President and COO

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