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Religion : Religious Activities (Grantmaking)

Nora Lam Chinese Ministries International

Spreading the Gospel and providing aid to the poor

two stars

70.44

5442 Thornwood Drive San Jose, CA 95123
tel: (408) 629-5000
EIN: 23-7418355

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 70.44 two stars
  Financial 74.34 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 67.00 one star
This rating was published 05/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Nora Lam Chinese Ministries International promotes the good news and teaching of Jesus Christ in China and throughout the world.

Nora Lam Chinese Ministries International promotes the good news and teaching of Jesus Christ in China and throughout the world.

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Financial

two stars

74.34

Accountability & Transparency

one star

67.00

This rating was published 05/01/2018 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)
82.7%
  Administrative Expenses 4.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) < 0.01
  Program Expenses Growth 17.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 639.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Nora Lam Chinese Ministries International on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Nora Lam Chinese Ministries International on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Nora Lam Chinese Ministries International (CA) 70.44 two stars
Cadence International (CO) 87.68 three stars
Youth for Christ International (CO) 93.37 four stars
Resourcing Christian Education International (IL) 93.60 four stars
Mission Eurasia (IL) 86.84 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $8,601,504
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $8,601,504
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $8,601,504
   Other Revenue $-21,288
TOTAL REVENUE $8,580,216
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $7,546,942
   Administrative Expenses $276,942
   Fundraising Expenses $768,370
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $8,592,254
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-12,038
   
Net Assets $-724,895

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
Provide Relief and Development Aid $7,498,953 99.4%
Promoting Biblical Teachings in China $47,989 0.6%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-03 05/01/2018 70.44 two stars
2016-03 11/01/2017 68.63 one star
2015-03 10/01/2016 68.05 one star
2014-03 06/01/2016 63.51 one star
 
CN 2.0
2014-03 11/01/2015 70.63 two stars
2013-03 08/01/2014 61.56 one star
2012-03 09/01/2013 63.79 one star
2011-03 06/01/2012 73.49 two stars
2010-03 09/20/2011 57.01 one star
 
CN 1.0
2010-03 07/01/2011 46.95 zero star
2009-03 07/01/2010 47.27 zero star
2008-03 02/01/2009 50.54 zero star
2007-03 02/01/2008 47.47 zero star
2006-03 02/01/2007 71.08 two stars
2005-03 05/01/2006 74.02 two stars
2003-03 05/01/2004 64.66 one star
2002-03 04/15/2003 38.17 zero 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 23-7418355
Name in IRS Master File NORA LAM MINISTRIES
NTEE Code X21
NTEE Classification Protestant
NTEE Type Religion-Related, Spiritual Development
Classification Religious Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (998) Unspecified
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 April, 1975
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End March
IRS Forms 990
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  • March, 2017
  • March, 2016
  • March, 2015
  • March, 2014
  • March, 2013

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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title Compensation from Affiliates
$83,594 0.97% Joseph Lam President/CEO $38,880

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Nora Lam Chinese Ministries International (CA) 70.44 two stars
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The Mailbox Club (GA) 92.58 four stars
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Charity Contact Info

Nora Lam Chinese Ministries International
5442 Thornwood Drive
San Jose, CA 95123
tel: (408) 629-5000
EIN: 23-7418355


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