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We Raise Foundation

Let's end poverty, violence, and inequality in our communities

two stars

76.13

One Pierce Place Suite 250E
Itasca, IL 60143
tel: (800) 762-6748   Web Site
EIN: 84-0404924

Board Leadership
Rick Hein
Chair

CEO
Paul Miles
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 76.13 two stars
  Financial 66.38 one star
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

We Raise Foundation identifies innovative ideas, people, and programs that raise consciousness, community leadership, and capital. Motivated by the belief that freedom is grace in action (Galatians 5:1a), We Raise provides grants and assistance with resource development to organizations that work at the intersection of poverty, violence, and inequality. We Raise supports Christian nonprofit organizations and emerging leaders and has a preference for funding solutions within the areas of education, workforce development, and criminal justice.

We Raise Foundation identifies innovative ideas, people, and programs that raise consciousness, community leadership, and capital. Motivated by the belief that freedom is grace in action (Galatians 5:1a), We Raise provides grants and assistance with resource development to organizations that work at the intersection of poverty, violence, and inequality. We Raise supports Christian nonprofit organizations and emerging leaders and has a preference for funding solutions within the areas of education, workforce development, and criminal justice.

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Financial

one star

66.38

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 09/03/2019 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)
62.7%
  Administrative Expenses 11.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 25.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.38
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.40
  Program Expenses Growth 0.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 6.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by We Raise Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by We Raise Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
We Raise Foundation (IL) 76.13 two stars
HOPE International (PA) 91.10 four stars
Lifeline Christian Mission (OH) 88.74 three stars
African Bible Colleges (MS) 89.77 three stars
International Needs (MI) 92.94 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,051,967
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,051,967
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,051,967
   Other Revenue $1,352,578
TOTAL REVENUE $3,404,545
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,183,149
   Administrative Expenses $354,122
   Fundraising Expenses $901,658
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,438,929
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-34,384
   
Net Assets $11,703,833

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
Education, Training, Support $856,676 39.2%
Grants $797,759 36.5%
Vet Grant Proposals $528,714 24.2%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 09/03/2019 76.13 two stars
2017-06 04/01/2019 78.74 two stars
2017-06 08/01/2018 78.66 two stars
2016-06 12/01/2017 82.93 three stars
2015-06 10/01/2016 84.71 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 80.93 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 81.81 three stars
2013-06 12/01/2014 83.40 three stars
2012-06 10/01/2013 82.44 three stars
2011-06 06/01/2012 78.76 two stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 82.00 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 07/01/2011 72.04 two stars
2009-06 11/24/2010 69.79 one star
2008-06 10/01/2009 71.89 two stars
2007-06 09/01/2008 62.44 one star
2006-06 05/01/2008 86.99 three stars
2005-06 07/01/2006 79.77 two stars
2004-06 04/01/2005 62.53 one star
2003-06 03/01/2004 64.11 one star
2002-06 04/15/2003 72.27 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 84-0404924
Name in IRS Master File WE RAISE FOUNDATION
NTEE Code X21
NTEE Classification Protestant
NTEE Type Religion-Related, Spiritual Development
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (30) School, college, trade school, etc.
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 November, 1962
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$241,842 7.03% Paul C. Miles President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
We Raise Foundation (IL) 76.13 two stars
Commission To Every Nation (TX) 95.70 four stars
Project MedSend (CT) 88.04 three stars
Asian Access (CA) 88.29 three stars
Frontiers (AZ) 88.41 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

We Raise Foundation
One Pierce Place
Suite 250E
Itasca, IL 60143
tel: (800) 762-6748
fax: (630) 766-9622
EIN: 84-0404924

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Board Leadership

Rick Hein
Chair

CEO

Paul Miles
President

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