Religion : Religious Media and Broadcasting (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

SAT-7

Christian satellite television by and for the people of the Middle East and North Africa

three stars

82.79

P.O. Box 2770 Easton, MD 21601
tel: (866) 744-7287   Web Site
EIN: 23-2964829

Board Leadership
Peter B. Schulze
Chair

CEO
Rex Rogers
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 82.79 three stars
  Financial 75.67 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

SAT-7 provides the churches and Christians of the Middle East and North Africa with an opportunity to witness to Jesus Christ through inspirational, informative, and educational television services. SAT-7 is Christian satellite television by and for the People of the Middle East and North Africa. Broadcasting a variety of indigenously produced Christian programs in Arabic, Farsi and Turkish, the ministry reaches into the homes of millions of viewers weekly with attractive, inspiring, Bible-based programs. SAT-7 is distinct from most other Christian broadcasting in the region because more than three-quarters of its programs are created in the Middle East, by local Christians, in SAT-7 production studios in Egypt, Lebanon and Turkey. Over the past 23 years, SAT-7 has been instrumental in helping to bring the love of Christ to the people of the Middle East and North Africa.

SAT-7 provides the churches and Christians of the Middle East and North Africa with an opportunity to witness to Jesus Christ through inspirational, informative, and educational television services. SAT-7 is Christian satellite television by and for the People of the Middle East and North Africa. Broadcasting a variety of indigenously produced Christian programs in Arabic, Farsi and Turkish, the ministry reaches into the homes of millions of viewers weekly with attractive, inspiring, Bible-based programs. SAT-7 is distinct from most other Christian broadcasting in the region because more than three-quarters of its programs are created in the Middle East, by local Christians, in SAT-7 production studios in Egypt, Lebanon and Turkey. Over the past 23 years, SAT-7 has been instrumental in helping to bring the love of Christ to the people of the Middle East and North Africa.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2018
Number of broadcast audience members
30,000,000
Number of audience members saying issue is important to them
2,606,000
Number of phone calls/inquiries
329,000
Number of requests for advocate products or information, including downloads or page views of online material
38,883,000
This impact information is current as of January 2020, 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

75.67

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 12/01/2018 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)
81.9%
  Administrative Expenses 7.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.15
  Program Expenses Growth 1.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 57.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by SAT-7 on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by SAT-7 on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $8,993,033
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $8,993,033
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $8,993,033
   Other Revenue $6,596
TOTAL REVENUE $8,999,629
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $7,527,640
   Administrative Expenses $683,180
   Fundraising Expenses $924,028
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $9,134,848
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-135,219
   
Net Assets $1,400,589

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$180,000 1.97% Rex Rogers President

Mission

SAT-7 provides the churches and Christians of the Middle East and North Africa with an opportunity to witness to Jesus Christ through inspirational, informative, and educational television services. SAT-7 is Christian satellite television by and for the People of the Middle East and North Africa. Broadcasting a variety of indigenously produced Christian programs in Arabic, Farsi and Turkish, the ministry reaches into the homes of millions of viewers weekly with attractive, inspiring, Bible-based programs. SAT-7 is distinct from most other Christian broadcasting in the region because more than three-quarters of its programs are created in the Middle East, by local Christians, in SAT-7 production studios in Egypt, Lebanon and Turkey. Over the past 23 years, SAT-7 has been instrumental in helping to bring the love of Christ to the people of the Middle East and North Africa.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
SAT-7 (MD) 82.79 three stars
Our Daily Bread Ministries (MI) 90.51 four stars
Far East Broadcasting Company (CA) 93.40 four stars
The Christian Broadcasting Network (VA) 88.20 three stars
Faith Radio (AL) 85.15 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

SAT-7
P.O. Box 2770
Easton, MD 21601
tel: (866) 744-7287
fax: (410) 770-9807
EIN: 23-2964829

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Board Leadership

Peter B. Schulze
Chair

CEO

Rex Rogers
President