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Contemplative Outreach

Silence. Solitude. Service.

two stars

77.74

1560 Union Valley Road #909
West Milford, NJ 07480
tel: (973) 838-3384   Web Site
EIN: 13-3345685

Board Leadership
Mary Dwyer
Chairperson

CEO
Gail Fitzpatrick-Hopler
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 77.74 two stars
  Financial 74.91 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 81.00 three stars
This rating was published 03/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Contemplative Outreach is a spiritual network of individuals and small faith communities committed to living the contemplative dimension of the Gospel. Contemplative Outreach annually serves over 40,000 people; supports over 120 active contemplative chapters in 39 countries; supports over 800 prayer groups; teaches over 15,000 people the practice of Centering Prayer and other contemplative practices through locally-hosted workshops; and provides training and resources to local chapters and volunteers. We also publish and distribute the wisdom teachings of Fr. Thomas Keating and other resources that support the contemplative life.

Contemplative Outreach is a spiritual network of individuals and small faith communities committed to living the contemplative dimension of the Gospel. Contemplative Outreach annually serves over 40,000 people; supports over 120 active contemplative chapters in 39 countries; supports over 800 prayer groups; teaches over 15,000 people the practice of Centering Prayer and other contemplative practices through locally-hosted workshops; and provides training and resources to local chapters and volunteers. We also publish and distribute the wisdom teachings of Fr. Thomas Keating and other resources that support the contemplative life.

Financial

two stars

74.91

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

81.00

This rating was published 03/01/2020 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)
65.9%
  Administrative Expenses 23.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.34
  Program Expenses Growth -1.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Contemplative Outreach on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Contemplative Outreach on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $696,797
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $696,797
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $696,797
   Other Revenue $75,654
TOTAL REVENUE $772,451
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $490,724
   Administrative Expenses $209,457
   Fundraising Expenses $93,525
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $793,706
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-21,255
   
Net Assets $1,140,604

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
Teaching the Practice of Centering Prayer $490,724 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 03/01/2020 77.74 two stars
2017-12 03/01/2019 80.86 three stars
2016-12 05/01/2018 83.09 three stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 82.61 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 76.95 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 76.26 two stars
2013-12 06/01/2015 70.01 two stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 69.85 one star
2011-12 06/01/2013 78.67 two stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 86.89 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 85.19 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 04/01/2011 77.21 two stars
2008-12 04/01/2010 76.68 two stars
2007-12 02/01/2009 61.20 one star
2006-12 02/01/2008 70.59 two stars
2005-12 03/01/2007 83.53 three stars
2004-12 03/01/2006 83.48 three stars
2003-12 03/01/2005 63.56 one star
2002-12 02/01/2004 72.51 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 13-3345685
Name in IRS Master File CONTEMPLATIVE OUTREACH LTD
NTEE Code X22
NTEE Classification Roman Catholic
NTEE Type Religion-Related, Spiritual Development
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (31) Special school for the blind, handicapped, etc
(150) Hospital
(120) Publishing activities
Foundation Status Church 170(b)(1)(A)(i)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Subordinate - the organization is a subordinate in a group ruling.
Group Name UNITED STATES CONFERENCE OF CATHOLIC BISHOPS
Ruling Date March, 1946
Filing Requirement 990 - Not required to file (church)
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
None reported -- This organization did not report a CEO

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Contemplative Outreach (NJ) 77.74 two stars
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Charity Contact Info

Contemplative Outreach
1560 Union Valley Road
#909
West Milford, NJ 07480
tel: (973) 838-3384
fax: (973) 492-5795
EIN: 13-3345685

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Board Leadership

Mary Dwyer
Chairperson

CEO

Gail Fitzpatrick-Hopler
President

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