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African Enterprise

A ministry of missions, evangelism, and reconciliation in Africa

three stars

82.82

PO Box 28190 Spokane, WA 99228
tel: (800) 672-3742   Web Site
EIN: 95-2275044

Board Leadership
John Reynolds
Chair

CEO
Jamie Morrison
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 82.82 three stars
  Financial 75.71 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

African Enterprise (AE) was founded in 1961 by a South African, Michael Cassidy, with the express mission to evangelize the cities of Africa, through word and deed, in partnership with the Church. AE is a Christian interdenominational, multicultural ministry of evangelism; reconciliation; leadership development training; and relief and community development. Our scope is all of Africa. AE leaders are African nationals that work with local church and parachurch leaders to mobilize congregations in outreach to African cities. Sixteen or more strategic cities are being reached this way each year. AE's ultimate vision is to see an Africa of peace and justice through the spiritual renewal and transformed lives of thousands of people.

African Enterprise (AE) was founded in 1961 by a South African, Michael Cassidy, with the express mission to evangelize the cities of Africa, through word and deed, in partnership with the Church. AE is a Christian interdenominational, multicultural ministry of evangelism; reconciliation; leadership development training; and relief and community development. Our scope is all of Africa. AE leaders are African nationals that work with local church and parachurch leaders to mobilize congregations in outreach to African cities. Sixteen or more strategic cities are being reached this way each year. AE's ultimate vision is to see an Africa of peace and justice through the spiritual renewal and transformed lives of thousands of people.

Financial

two stars

75.71

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

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)
65.1%
  Administrative Expenses 27.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.86
  Program Expenses Growth -0.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by African Enterprise on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by African Enterprise on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
African Enterprise (WA) 82.82 three stars
Resourcing Christian Education International (IL) 92.44 four stars
Christian Solidarity International (CA) 86.40 three stars
Reaching Souls International (OK) 91.04 four stars
Strategic Resource Group (MD) 86.79 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $771,470
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $771,470
   Program Service Revenue $18,011
Total Primary Revenue $789,481
   Other Revenue $12,194
TOTAL REVENUE $801,675
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $472,463
   Administrative Expenses $182,378
   Fundraising Expenses $61,621
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $716,462
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $85,213
   
Net Assets $643,761

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
Evangelize the Cities of Africa $472,463 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-09 03/01/2021 82.82 three stars
2019-09 11/01/2020 79.81 two stars
2018-09 09/03/2019 78.89 two stars
2017-09 12/21/2018 77.53 two stars
2015-12 11/01/2016 75.82 two stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 75.94 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 70.25 two stars
2012-12 11/01/2013 75.85 two stars
2011-12 09/01/2012 69.06 one star
2010-12 11/01/2011 70.42 two stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 76.43 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 02/01/2011 66.91 one star
2008-12 03/01/2010 64.57 one star
2007-12 10/01/2008 84.90 three stars
2006-12 09/01/2007 76.90 two stars
2005-12 11/01/2006 71.97 two stars
2004-12 10/01/2005 58.78 one star
2003-12 09/01/2004 63.19 one star
2002-12 10/01/2003 81.21 three stars
2001-12 10/15/2002 84.83 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 95-2275044
Name in IRS Master File AFRICAN ENTERPRISE
NTEE Code Q30
NTEE Classification International Development, Relief Services
NTEE Type International, Foreign Affairs and National Security
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (59) Other school related 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 June, 1964
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • September, 2018
  • September, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$101,593 14.17% Jamie Morrison Executive Director

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African Enterprise (WA) 82.82 three stars
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visionSynergy (WA) 86.92 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

African Enterprise
PO Box 28190
Spokane, WA 99228
tel: (800) 672-3742
fax: (509) 343-4011
EIN: 95-2275044

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Board Leadership

John Reynolds
Chair

CEO

Jamie Morrison
Executive Director

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