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Renewal Ministries

Proclaiming Jesus Christ in the power of the Holy Spirit through Catholic renewal and evangelization

one star

69.64

P.O. Box 1426 Ann Arbor, MI 48106
tel: (734) 662-1730   Web Site
EIN: 38-2385975

Board Leadership
Deacon Daniel Foley
Chairman

CEO
Ralph Martin
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 69.64 one star
  Financial 91.10 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 58.00 one star
This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1980, Renewal Ministries is dedicated to fostering renewal and evangelization in the Catholic Church by helping people know the personal love of God in Jesus and grow in holiness. We seek to proclaim Christ in the power of the Holy Spirit through our weekly television program, The Choices We Face, our daily radio programs, Food for the Journey and Fire on the Earth; through parish missions, seminars and conferences, books, tapes, CDs, and videos, and through mission work in more than 25 countries. Our aim is to strengthen and equip Catholics for evangelization and ministry in the power of the Holy Spirit.

Founded in 1980, Renewal Ministries is dedicated to fostering renewal and evangelization in the Catholic Church by helping people know the personal love of God in Jesus and grow in holiness. We seek to proclaim Christ in the power of the Holy Spirit through our weekly television program, The Choices We Face, our daily radio programs, Food for the Journey and Fire on the Earth; through parish missions, seminars and conferences, books, tapes, CDs, and videos, and through mission work in more than 25 countries. Our aim is to strengthen and equip Catholics for evangelization and ministry in the power of the Holy Spirit.

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Financial

four stars

91.10

Accountability & Transparency

one star

58.00

This rating was published 08/01/2019 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)
80.4%
  Administrative Expenses 12.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.54
  Program Expenses Growth 4.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 17.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Renewal Ministries on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Renewal Ministries on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Renewal Ministries (MI) 69.64 one star
Leading The Way with Dr. Michael Youssef (GA) 95.75 four stars
Family Life Communications (AZ) 93.18 four stars
Turning Point (CA) 87.21 three stars
Zola Levitt Ministries (TX) 88.84 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,569,341
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,569,341
   Program Service Revenue $269,298
Total Primary Revenue $1,838,639
   Other Revenue $65,446
TOTAL REVENUE $1,904,085
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,532,266
   Administrative Expenses $237,973
   Fundraising Expenses $120,824
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,891,063
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $13,022
   
Net Assets $1,007,987

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
Outreach $555,572 36.3%
Religious and Education Materials $458,961 30.0%
Television and Radio Programming $256,217 16.7%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 08/01/2019 69.64 one star
2016-12 05/01/2018 80.38 three stars
2015-12 07/01/2017 69.58 one star
2014-12 06/01/2016 74.46 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 75.45 two stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 69.49 one star
2012-12 06/01/2014 68.03 one star
2011-12 07/01/2013 69.40 one star
2010-12 04/01/2012 76.99 two stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 65.39 one star
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 06/01/2011 65.87 one star
2008-12 07/01/2010 71.89 two stars
2007-12 05/01/2009 82.41 three stars
2006-12 04/01/2008 84.27 three stars
2005-12 02/01/2007 80.22 three stars
2004-12 06/01/2006 75.60 two stars
2003-12 12/01/2004 60.65 one star
2002-12 02/01/2004 66.54 one star
2001-06 10/15/2002 81.84 three 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 38-2385975
Name in IRS Master File RENEWAL MINISTRIES INC
NTEE Code X20
NTEE Classification Christian
NTEE Type Religion-Related, Spiritual Development
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
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 October, 1992
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$117,673 6.22% Ralph Martin President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Renewal Ministries (MI) 69.64 one star
Great Plains Christian Radio (KS) 85.66 three stars
Christ for all Nations (FL) 89.18 three stars
Ave Maria Radio (MI) 89.02 three stars
Turning Point (CA) 87.21 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Renewal Ministries
P.O. Box 1426
Ann Arbor, MI 48106
tel: (734) 662-1730
fax: (734) 662-4697
EIN: 38-2385975

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Board Leadership

Deacon Daniel Foley
Chairman

CEO

Ralph Martin
President

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