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Sports World, Inc.

You're not born a WINNER, you're not born a LOSER, you're born a CHOOSER!

one star

64.33

1919 South Post Road Indianapolis, IN 46239
tel: (800) 832-6546   Web Site
EIN: 23-7073822

Board Leadership
Steve Miller
Board President

CEO
Tim Kirchmer
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 64.33 one star
  Financial 54.61 zero star
  Accountability & Transparency 78.00 two stars
This rating was published 03/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Sports World, Inc. sends former professional athletes to share personal life experiences with students, helping them to recognize the consequences of their choices while challenging them with the message of hope. For over 40 years, the Sports World program is proven to help students make positive choices and to get help for their problems. After each program, students are encouraged to seek help from school counselors and adults they trust for issues such as suicidal thoughts, drug and alcohol use, and abusive relationships. The Pro Speakers challenge students to set positive goals and take responsibility for their choices.

Sports World, Inc. sends former professional athletes to share personal life experiences with students, helping them to recognize the consequences of their choices while challenging them with the message of hope. For over 40 years, the Sports World program is proven to help students make positive choices and to get help for their problems. After each program, students are encouraged to seek help from school counselors and adults they trust for issues such as suicidal thoughts, drug and alcohol use, and abusive relationships. The Pro Speakers challenge students to set positive goals and take responsibility for their choices.

Financial

zero star

54.61

Accountability & Transparency

two stars

78.00

This rating was published 03/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
58.6%
  Administrative Expenses 35.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) < 0.01
  Program Expenses Growth -0.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 283.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Sports World, Inc. on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Sports World, Inc. on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Sports World, Inc. (IN) 64.33 one star
Institute for Creation Research (TX) 92.35 four stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,066,894
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,066,894
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,066,894
   Other Revenue $180
TOTAL REVENUE $1,067,074
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $663,535
   Administrative Expenses $484,762
   Fundraising Expenses $81,429
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,229,726
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-162,652
   
Net Assets $-135,819

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
Sports Professionals Visits $663,535 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 03/01/2021 64.33 one star
2018-06 11/01/2019 65.53 one star
2017-06 09/01/2018 75.82 two stars
2017-06 07/01/2018 71.87 two stars
2016-06 11/01/2017 75.51 two stars
2015-06 10/01/2016 82.76 three stars
2015-06 08/01/2016 74.79 two stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 71.27 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 71.46 two stars
2013-06 08/01/2014 70.52 two stars
2012-06 09/01/2013 70.82 two stars
2011-06 07/01/2012 73.71 two stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 71.70 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 08/01/2010 64.37 one star
2008-06 11/01/2009 64.56 one star
2007-06 05/01/2008 79.50 two stars
2006-06 02/01/2007 79.98 two stars
2005-06 07/01/2006 61.57 one star
2004-06 02/01/2005 60.20 one star
2003-06 05/01/2004 69.57 one 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 23-7073822
Name in IRS Master File SPORTS WORLD MINISTRIES INCORPORATED
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable 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, 1997
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$88,313 7.18% Tim Kirchmer President

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Sports World, Inc. (IN) 64.33 one star
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Mile High Ministries (CO) 89.09 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Sports World, Inc.
1919 South Post Road
Indianapolis, IN 46239
tel: (800) 832-6546
fax: (317) 662-2001
EIN: 23-7073822

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Board Leadership

Steve Miller
Board President

CEO

Tim Kirchmer
President

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