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Joni and Friends

International disability center

three stars

88.41

30009 Ladyface Court Agoura Hills, CA 91301
tel: (818) 707-5664   Web Site
EIN: 95-3402002

Board Leadership
Peter Schulze
Board Chairman

CEO
Joni Eareckson Tada
Founder and Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.41 three stars
  Financial 83.61 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded by Joni Eareckson Tada in 1979, Joni and Friends communicates the gospel and equips Christ-honoring churches worldwide to evangelize and disciple people affected by disabilities. We present the clear and concise Gospel of Jesus Christ to all people with disabilities and their families served through our programs. We train, disciple, and mentor people affected by disability to exercise their gifts of leadership and service in the church and their communities. We energize the church to move from lack of awareness to including disabled persons into the fabric of worship, fellowship, and outreach.

Founded by Joni Eareckson Tada in 1979, Joni and Friends communicates the gospel and equips Christ-honoring churches worldwide to evangelize and disciple people affected by disabilities. We present the clear and concise Gospel of Jesus Christ to all people with disabilities and their families served through our programs. We train, disciple, and mentor people affected by disability to exercise their gifts of leadership and service in the church and their communities. We energize the church to move from lack of awareness to including disabled persons into the fabric of worship, fellowship, and outreach.

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Financial

three stars

83.61

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 03/01/2019 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)
79.3%
  Administrative Expenses 8.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.95
  Program Expenses Growth 3.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Joni and Friends on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Joni and Friends on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Joni and Friends (CA) 88.41 three stars
Episcopal Church Foundation (NY) 86.61 three stars
G.O. Ministries (KY) 92.69 four stars
Four Corners Ministries (AL) 88.15 three stars
Christian Solidarity International (CA) 88.46 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $24,667,778
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $508,992
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $25,176,770
   Program Service Revenue $2,502,630
Total Primary Revenue $27,679,400
   Other Revenue $353,264
TOTAL REVENUE $28,032,664
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $21,056,559
   Administrative Expenses $2,309,813
   Fundraising Expenses $3,471,283
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $26,837,655
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,195,009
   
Net Assets $24,631,391

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
Wheels for the World $13,009,461 61.8%
Family Retreats $3,264,511 15.5%
Christian Institute on Disability $2,780,462 13.2%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 03/01/2019 88.41 three stars
2016-12 04/01/2018 91.48 four stars
2015-12 06/01/2017 93.97 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 93.41 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 91.75 four stars
2013-12 08/01/2015 91.64 four stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 91.17 four stars
2012-12 08/01/2014 80.91 three stars
2012-12 03/01/2014 80.70 three stars
2011-12 06/01/2013 81.15 three stars
2010-12 11/06/2012 81.97 three stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 81.83 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 97.22 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 03/01/2011 95.65 four stars
2008-12 04/01/2010 92.62 four stars
2007-12 12/01/2008 88.34 three stars
2006-12 12/01/2007 88.00 three stars
2005-12 12/01/2006 93.49 four stars
2004-12 01/01/2006 86.06 three stars
2003-12 10/01/2004 78.38 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 95-3402002
Name in IRS Master File JONI AND FRIENDS
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Religious Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (29) Other religious 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, 1980
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, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$253,746 0.94% Joni Eareckson Tada Founder, CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$236,329 0.88% Neil Douglas Mazza President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Joni and Friends (CA) 88.41 three stars
YUGO Ministries (CA) 85.26 three stars
Youth for Christ USA (CO) 88.17 three stars
Venture Expeditions (MN) 92.24 four stars
Haggai International (GA) 88.99 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Joni and Friends
30009 Ladyface Court
Agoura Hills, CA 91301
tel: (818) 707-5664
fax: (818) 707-2391
EIN: 95-3402002

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 3333
Agoura Hills, CA 91376

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Board Leadership

Peter Schulze
Board Chairman

CEO

Joni Eareckson Tada
Founder and Chief Executive Officer

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