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Nora Lam Chinese Ministries International

Spreading the Gospel and providing aid to the poor

one star

68.05

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

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 68.05 one star
  Financial 69.15 one star
  Accountability & Transparency 67.00 one star
This rating was published 10/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

one star

69.15

Accountability & Transparency

one star

67.00

This rating was published 10/01/2016 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)
73.3%
  Administrative Expenses 6.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 19.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.19
  Working Capital Ratio (years) < 0.01
  Program Expenses Growth 37.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 458.1%
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) 68.05 one star
International Christian Embassy Jerusalem - USA (TN) 86.23 three stars
Every Generation Ministries (CA) 91.67 four stars
Go Ye Fellowship (CA) 87.43 three stars
International Leadership Institute (GA) 94.72 four stars

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

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $6,659,178
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $6,659,178
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $6,659,178
   Other Revenue $-22,348
TOTAL REVENUE $6,636,830
   
EXPENSES (Adjusted)  
   Program Expenses $4,862,175
   Administrative Expenses $381,867
   Fundraising Expenses $1,136,150
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,380,192
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $256,638
   
Net Assets $-828,572

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 $5,406,757 98.9%
Promoting Biblical Teachings in China $61,000 1.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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]
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End March
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • March, 2015
  • March, 2014
  • March, 2013
  • March, 2012
  • March, 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
$50,705 0.79% Joseph Lam President, CEO

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

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Nora Lam Chinese Ministries International (CA) 68.05 one star
Resourcing Christian Education International (IL) 91.80 four stars
AMG International (TN) 89.88 three stars
Mission Possible (OH) 85.83 three stars
International Teams (IL) 87.47 three 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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