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Hosanna/Faith Comes By Hearing

The World's foremost Audio Bible Ministry

four stars

98.90

2421 Aztec Road, NE Albuquerque, NM 87107
tel: (800) 545-6552   Web Site
EIN: 85-0223225

Board Leadership
Murray J. Crawford
Chairman

CEO
Jerry Jackson
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 98.90 four stars
  Financial 98.45 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

four stars

98.45

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
87.1%
  Administrative Expenses 6.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.04
  Program Expenses Growth 3.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Hosanna/Faith Comes By Hearing on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Hosanna/Faith Comes By Hearing on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Hosanna/Faith Comes By Hearing (NM) 98.90 four stars
Ramesh Richard Evangelism and Church Health (TX) 97.53 four stars
Reasons To Believe (CA) 87.05 three stars
Pioneer Bible Translators (TX) 96.40 four stars
Alliance of Confessing Evangelicals (PA) 86.34 three stars

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Founded in 1972, Hosanna/Faith Comes By Hearing (FCBH) is committed to reaching the nations with the Word of God in audio, offering the Bible in a format that will connect with the world's 50% illiterate population. We record and use heart-language Audio Bibles to bring His church together and make disciples from every nation, tribe, language, and people. Currently, Faith Comes By Hearing offers New Testament recordings in more than 573 languages spoken by 4.5 billion people in more than 150 countries.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $17,995,012
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,611,730
   Related Organizations $87,279
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $19,694,021
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $19,694,021
   Other Revenue $-70,666
TOTAL REVENUE $19,623,355
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $14,281,450
   Administrative Expenses $1,103,345
   Fundraising Expenses $971,950
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $16,356,745
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $3,266,610
   
Net Assets $30,300,915

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
Bible Listening Program Outside the U.S. $13,600,364 95.2%
Bible Listening Program Inside the U.S. $681,086 4.8%

Ratings History
Hosanna/Faith Comes By Hearing has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-03 06/01/2016 98.90 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2015-03 03/01/2016 98.00 four stars
2015-03 12/22/2015 96.53 four stars
2014-03 08/01/2015 93.44 four stars
2013-03 06/01/2014 86.42 three stars
2012-03 05/01/2013 91.91 four stars
2011-03 02/01/2012 90.50 four stars
2010-03 09/20/2011 91.47 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-03 11/01/2010 98.79 four stars
2009-03 03/01/2010 98.86 four stars
2008-03 02/01/2009 93.57 four stars
2007-03 12/01/2007 93.40 four stars
2006-03 12/01/2006 82.45 three stars
2005-03 01/01/2006 74.86 two stars
2004-03 02/01/2005 72.12 two stars
2003-03 11/01/2003 74.85 two stars
2002-03 06/09/2003 75.36 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 85-0223225
Name in IRS Master File HOSANNA
NTEE Code X20
NTEE Classification Christian
NTEE Type Religion-Related, Spiritual Development
Classification Charitable 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]
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End March
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • March, 2016
  • March, 2015
  • March, 2014
  • March, 2013
  • March, 2012

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$88,341 0.54% Gerald Jackson President
Other Salaries of Note
$126,631 0.77% Morgan Jackson Senior Vice President
$117,999 0.72% Clay Jackson Secretary, Treasurer
$117,187 0.71% Troy Carl Vice President
$98,143 0.60% Melvin Morris Chief Financial Officer

Founded in 1972, Hosanna/Faith Comes By Hearing (FCBH) is committed to reaching the nations with the Word of God in audio, offering the Bible in a format that will connect with the world's 50% illiterate population. We record and use heart-language Audio Bibles to bring His church together and make disciples from every nation, tribe, language, and people. Currently, Faith Comes By Hearing offers New Testament recordings in more than 573 languages spoken by 4.5 billion people in more than 150 countries.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Hosanna/Faith Comes By Hearing (NM) 98.90 four stars
Bibles For The World (CO) 92.56 four stars
Lutheran Heritage Foundation (MI) 87.64 three stars
Audio Scripture Ministries (MI) 97.84 four stars
Messenger International (CO) 88.01 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Hosanna/Faith Comes By Hearing
2421 Aztec Road, NE
Albuquerque, NM 87107
tel: (800) 545-6552
fax: (505) 881-1681
EIN: 85-0223225

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Board Leadership

Murray J. Crawford
Chairman

CEO

Jerry Jackson
President

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