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Christian Record Services, Inc.

Empower people who are blind to engage their communities and embrace the Blessed Hope

two stars

77.43

5900 S 58th Street Ste M
Lincoln, NE 68516
tel: (402) 488-0981   Web Site
EIN: 47-0405439

Board Leadership
Daniel Jackson
Chair

CEO
Diane Thurber
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 77.43 two stars
  Financial 68.34 one star
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1899, Christian Record Services, Inc. is a ministry of compassion to people who are blind with headquarters in Lincoln, Nebraska. The vision for mission for the organization is to empower people who are blind to engage their communities and embrace the Blessed Hope. Each year, Christian Record provides free-of-charge confidence-building services and programs to thousands of people who are blind. All persons who legally blind (20/200 with corrective lenses) or have physical impairments that prevent them from holding reading material are eligible for free services.

Founded in 1899, Christian Record Services, Inc. is a ministry of compassion to people who are blind with headquarters in Lincoln, Nebraska. The vision for mission for the organization is to empower people who are blind to engage their communities and embrace the Blessed Hope. Each year, Christian Record provides free-of-charge confidence-building services and programs to thousands of people who are blind. All persons who legally blind (20/200 with corrective lenses) or have physical impairments that prevent them from holding reading material are eligible for free services.

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Financial

one star

68.34

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

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)
61.7%
  Administrative Expenses 20.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 17.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.17
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.31
  Program Expenses Growth -19.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Christian Record Services, Inc. on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Christian Record Services, Inc. on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,057,060
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,057,060
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $3,057,060
   Other Revenue $265,820
TOTAL REVENUE $3,322,880
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,387,580
   Administrative Expenses $326,293
   Fundraising Expenses $363,169
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,077,042
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,245,838
   
Net Assets $6,889,685

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$68,176 3.28% Diane Thurber Executive Director, Secretary

Mission

Founded in 1899, Christian Record Services, Inc. is a ministry of compassion to people who are blind with headquarters in Lincoln, Nebraska. The vision for mission for the organization is to empower people who are blind to engage their communities and embrace the Blessed Hope. Each year, Christian Record provides free-of-charge confidence-building services and programs to thousands of people who are blind. All persons who legally blind (20/200 with corrective lenses) or have physical impairments that prevent them from holding reading material are eligible for free services.

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Charity Contact Info

Christian Record Services, Inc.
5900 S 58th Street
Ste M
Lincoln, NE 68516
tel: (402) 488-0981
fax: (402) 488-7582
EIN: 47-0405439

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 6097
Lincoln, NE 68506

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Board Leadership

Daniel Jackson
Chair

CEO

Diane Thurber
President