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African Enterprise

A ministry of missions, evangelism, and reconciliation in Africa

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two stars

78.89

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 78.89 two stars
  Financial 74.20 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2017
Number of people reached with the Gospel of Jesus Christ
1,138,860
Total dollars received in contributions
769,578
This impact information is current as of July 2019, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

two stars

74.20

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

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)
64.7%
  Administrative Expenses 29.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.74
  Program Expenses Growth -4.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.8%
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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
African Enterprise (WA) 78.89 two stars
Heaven's Family (PA) 91.30 four stars
Act Beyond (TX) 87.21 three stars
Joni and Friends (CA) 88.41 three stars
The Blue Army of Our Lady of Fatima, U.S.A. (NJ) 85.61 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $626,516
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $626,516
   Program Service Revenue $25,259
Total Primary Revenue $651,775
   Other Revenue $19,784
TOTAL REVENUE $671,559
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $498,365
   Administrative Expenses $202,942
   Fundraising Expenses $48,781
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $750,088
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-78,529
   
Net Assets $558,548

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 $498,365 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2012
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$101,592 13.54% James Morrison Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
African Enterprise (WA) 78.89 two stars
African Leadership and Reconciliation Ministries (TX) 85.23 three stars
Sports Outreach Institute (VA) 89.83 three stars
Every Generation Ministries (CA) 89.14 three stars
International Leadership Institute (GA) 91.15 four 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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