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InterVarsity Christian Fellowship/USA

InterVarsity's vision is to see students and faculty transformed, campuses renewed, and world changers developed.

three stars

89.63

635 Science Drive Madison, WI 53711
tel: (608) 274-9001   Web Site
EIN: 36-2171714

Board Leadership
Elizabeth Nielsen
Chair

CEO
Tom Lin
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.63 three stars
  Financial 85.34 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Incorporated in 1941, InterVarsity Christian Fellowship/USA is an evangelical campus mission serving more than 40,000 students and faculty on more than 687 college and university campuses nationwide. The purpose of InterVarsity Christian Fellowship/USA is to establish and advance at colleges and universities witnessing communities of students and faculty who follow Jesus as Savior and Lord: growing in love for God, God's Word, God's people of every ethnicity and culture and God's purposes in the world. InterVarsity serves God and partners with his people to extend his kingdom cross-culturally on campuses and around the world. As an extension of InterVarsity Christian Fellowship/USA, InterVarsity Press publishes Christian books and Bible studies.

Incorporated in 1941, InterVarsity Christian Fellowship/USA is an evangelical campus mission serving more than 40,000 students and faculty on more than 687 college and university campuses nationwide. The purpose of InterVarsity Christian Fellowship/USA is to establish and advance at colleges and universities witnessing communities of students and faculty who follow Jesus as Savior and Lord: growing in love for God, God's Word, God's people of every ethnicity and culture and God's purposes in the world. InterVarsity serves God and partners with his people to extend his kingdom cross-culturally on campuses and around the world. As an extension of InterVarsity Christian Fellowship/USA, InterVarsity Press publishes Christian books and Bible studies.

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Financial

three stars

85.34

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 09/03/2019 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)
80.2%
  Administrative Expenses 11.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.55
  Program Expenses Growth 2.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 12.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by InterVarsity Christian Fellowship/USA on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by InterVarsity Christian Fellowship/USA on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
InterVarsity Christian Fellowship/USA (WI) 89.63 three stars
International Friendships, Inc. (OH) 88.53 three stars
Fellowship of Christian Athletes (MO) 96.01 four stars
Interfaith Youth Core (IL) 92.15 four stars
FOCUS (Fellowship of Christians in Universities and Schools, Inc.) (CT) 96.65 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $81,059,637
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $81,059,637
   Program Service Revenue $4,554,319
Total Primary Revenue $85,613,956
   Other Revenue $15,031,482
TOTAL REVENUE $100,645,438
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $79,829,259
   Administrative Expenses $11,801,374
   Fundraising Expenses $9,718,367
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $101,349,000
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-703,562
   
Net Assets $56,502,833

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
Collegiate/Campus Ministry Program $64,063,829 80.3%
Conferences $9,854,153 12.3%
Christian Religious Media Program $5,911,277 7.4%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 09/03/2019 89.63 three stars
2017-06 08/01/2018 90.91 four stars
2016-06 10/01/2017 92.02 four stars
2015-06 08/01/2016 93.49 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 92.06 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 12/22/2015 90.81 four stars
2014-06 10/01/2015 90.38 four stars
2013-06 10/01/2014 92.78 four stars
2012-06 08/01/2013 91.72 four stars
2011-06 05/01/2012 91.90 four stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 94.01 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 07/01/2011 85.94 three stars
2009-06 11/24/2010 89.97 three stars
2008-06 08/01/2009 86.77 three stars
2007-06 09/01/2008 90.93 four stars
2006-06 04/01/2007 88.22 three stars
2005-06 04/01/2006 89.60 three stars
2004-06 04/01/2005 89.36 three stars
2003-06 04/01/2004 92.78 four stars
2002-06 04/15/2003 91.51 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 36-2171714
Name in IRS Master File INTERVARSITY CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP- USA
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 (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 Central - the organization is a parent (group ruling) and is not a church or 501(c)(1) organization.
Group Name INTERVARSITY CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP- USA
Ruling Date May, 1985
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, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$208,538 0.20% Thomas F. Lin President

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
InterVarsity Christian Fellowship/USA (WI) 89.63 three stars
Hillel of Greater Philadelphia (PA) 85.66 three stars
Interface Ministries (GA) 91.87 four stars
Hillel: The Foundation for Jewish Campus Life (DC) 86.43 three stars
Word of Life Fellowship (NY) 93.21 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

InterVarsity Christian Fellowship/USA
635 Science Drive
Madison, WI 53711
tel: (608) 274-9001
fax: (608) 274-7882
EIN: 36-2171714

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 7895
Madison , WI 53707

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Board Leadership

Elizabeth Nielsen
Chair

CEO

Tom Lin
Chief Executive Officer

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