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Zola Levitt Ministries

Christianity through Jewish eyes

three stars

88.84

P.O. Box 12268 Dallas, TX 75225
tel: (214) 696-8844   Web Site
EIN: 75-1680391

Board Leadership
David Hitt
Chairman

CEO
Mark Levitt
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.84 three stars
  Financial 84.22 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Zola Levitt Ministries is principally a teaching and evangelistic association. Our national television program, Zola Levitt Presents, teaches the bible with an emphasis on Israel, prophecy, and the Jewish roots of Christianity. Our free monthly newsletter (Levitt Letter) gives a concise biblical perspective with updates on recent events in Israel. Our Institute of Jewish-Christian Studies correspondence course teaches the Jewish roots of the Christian faith to more than 3,000 currently enrolled students. Our online store carries a large number of teaching materials. We also offer several tours each year to Israel, Greece and locations in the United States. Zola Levitt Ministries has sent hundreds of books to the Holy Land and planted thousands of trees throughout Israel.

Zola Levitt Ministries is principally a teaching and evangelistic association. Our national television program, Zola Levitt Presents, teaches the bible with an emphasis on Israel, prophecy, and the Jewish roots of Christianity. Our free monthly newsletter (Levitt Letter) gives a concise biblical perspective with updates on recent events in Israel. Our Institute of Jewish-Christian Studies correspondence course teaches the Jewish roots of the Christian faith to more than 3,000 currently enrolled students. Our online store carries a large number of teaching materials. We also offer several tours each year to Israel, Greece and locations in the United States. Zola Levitt Ministries has sent hundreds of books to the Holy Land and planted thousands of trees throughout Israel.

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Financial

three stars

84.22

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 03/01/2020 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)
82.3%
  Administrative Expenses 16.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 0.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.57
  Program Expenses Growth -6.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 8.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Zola Levitt Ministries on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Zola Levitt Ministries on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Zola Levitt Ministries (TX) 88.84 three stars
Our Daily Bread Ministries (MI) 89.76 three stars
Changed Lives (TN) 87.81 three stars
Family Life Ministries (NY) 95.56 four stars
Turning Point (CA) 87.21 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,880,760
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,880,760
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,880,760
   Other Revenue $134,807
TOTAL REVENUE $3,015,567
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,542,768
   Administrative Expenses $568,430
   Fundraising Expenses $26,731
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,137,929
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-122,362
   
Net Assets $1,981,657

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
Television Program $2,542,768 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 03/01/2020 88.84 three stars
2017-12 06/01/2019 91.43 four stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 88.93 three stars
2016-12 10/01/2017 87.89 three stars
2015-12 02/01/2017 83.38 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 89.26 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 81.07 three stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 79.38 two stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 81.04 three stars
2011-12 05/01/2013 84.05 three stars
2010-12 06/01/2012 85.42 three stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 79.26 two stars
2009-12 12/23/2011 82.54 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 69.53 one star
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 02/01/2011 76.33 two stars
2008-12 05/01/2010 78.83 two stars
2007-12 02/01/2009 88.57 three stars
2006-12 12/01/2007 94.00 four stars
2005-12 12/15/2006 93.80 four stars
2004-12 12/01/2005 93.73 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 75-1680391
Name in IRS Master File ZOLA LEVITT MINISTRIES INC
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 (6) Missionary activities
(7) Evangelism
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 February, 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, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title Compensation from Affiliates
Not compensated -- Mark Levitt Secretary/Treasurer, Executive Director $101,461

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Zola Levitt Ministries (TX) 88.84 three stars
The Urban Alternative (TX) 86.50 three stars
D. James Kennedy Ministries (FL) 86.96 three stars
Living on the Edge (GA) 92.85 four stars
Time of Grace Ministry (WI) 88.13 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Zola Levitt Ministries
P.O. Box 12268
Dallas, TX 75225
tel: (214) 696-8844
fax: (214) 696-5885
EIN: 75-1680391

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Board Leadership

David Hitt
Chairman

CEO

Mark Levitt
Executive Director

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