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Oral Roberts Evangelistic Association

Taking the Good News of Jesus Christ to the world

one star

68.46

6355 East Skelley Drive Tulsa, OK 74135
tel: (918) 591-2019   Web Site
EIN: 73-0568096

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 68.46 one star
  Financial 70.00 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 67.00 one star
This rating was published 08/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Since its founding in 1949, the Oral Roberts Evangelistic Association, through its many ministries, is totally dedicated to taking the Good News of Jesus Christ to the world and bringing God's healing power to the whole person - body, mind and spirit. Oral Roberts Evangelistic Association (OREA) produces 52 weekly television and radio programs, and 260 daily television programs to help spread the Gospel of Jesus Christ in the United States and throughout the world. These programs reach an estimated 800,000 people per week. OREA distributes copies of bi-monthly and quarterly magazines, books, tracts and booklets, and audio and video tape recordings and other religious materials containing messages of Christian inspiration and teaching.

Since its founding in 1949, the Oral Roberts Evangelistic Association, through its many ministries, is totally dedicated to taking the Good News of Jesus Christ to the world and bringing God's healing power to the whole person - body, mind and spirit. Oral Roberts Evangelistic Association (OREA) produces 52 weekly television and radio programs, and 260 daily television programs to help spread the Gospel of Jesus Christ in the United States and throughout the world. These programs reach an estimated 800,000 people per week. OREA distributes copies of bi-monthly and quarterly magazines, books, tracts and booklets, and audio and video tape recordings and other religious materials containing messages of Christian inspiration and teaching.

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Financial

two stars

70.00

Accountability & Transparency

one star

67.00

This rating was published 08/01/2018 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)
90.6%
  Administrative Expenses 8.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 0.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) < 0.01
  Program Expenses Growth -10.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 239.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Oral Roberts Evangelistic Association on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Oral Roberts Evangelistic Association on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Oral Roberts Evangelistic Association (OK) 68.46 one star
World Radio Network (TX) 85.65 three stars
Zola Levitt Ministries (TX) 88.93 three stars
Family Life Communications (AZ) 90.97 four stars
Ave Maria Radio (MI) 88.98 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $6,531,631
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $6,531,631
   Program Service Revenue $79,103
Total Primary Revenue $6,610,734
   Other Revenue $10,927
TOTAL REVENUE $6,621,661
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,736,281
   Administrative Expenses $701,858
   Fundraising Expenses $62,223
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,500,362
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-878,701
   
Net Assets $-2,402,270

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
Person to Person Ministry $3,119,164 46.3%
TV & Radio $2,061,762 30.6%
Mail Ministry Correspondence $1,349,908 20.0%
Crusades, Outreach, & Hunger Needs a Voice $205,447 3.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-04 08/01/2018 68.46 one star
2016-04 11/01/2017 75.26 two stars
2015-04 10/01/2016 75.26 two stars
2014-04 06/01/2016 76.75 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-04 11/01/2015 74.01 two stars
2013-04 12/01/2014 77.05 two stars
2012-04 08/01/2013 79.03 two stars
2011-04 06/01/2012 84.18 three stars
2010-04 09/20/2011 84.85 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-04 07/01/2011 83.92 three stars
2009-04 10/01/2010 85.09 three stars
2008-04 11/01/2009 66.09 one star
2007-04 09/01/2008 69.46 one star
2006-04 08/01/2007 68.91 one star
2005-04 09/01/2006 68.24 one star
2003-07 08/01/2004 67.25 one star
2002-07 11/01/2003 67.17 one star
2001-07 10/15/2002 78.92 two stars
2000-07 04/15/2002 78.62 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 73-0568096
Name in IRS Master File ORAL ROBERTS EVANGELISTIC ASSOCIATION
NTEE Code X80
NTEE Classification Religious Media, Communications Organizations
NTEE Type Religion-Related, Spiritual Development
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 July, 1949
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End April
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • April, 2017
  • April, 2016
  • April, 2015
  • April, 2014
  • April, 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
$330,987 4.41% Richard Roberts Chief Executive Officer $119,600

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Oral Roberts Evangelistic Association (OK) 68.46 one star
KSBJ Educational Foundation (TX) 90.60 four stars
Family Life Communications (AZ) 90.97 four stars
Changed Lives (TN) 94.37 four stars
Thru the Bible Radio Network (CA) 85.31 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Oral Roberts Evangelistic Association
6355 East Skelley Drive
Tulsa, OK 74135
tel: (918) 591-2019
EIN: 73-0568096

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 2187
Tulsa, OK 74135

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