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Nebraska Lutheran Outdoor Ministries

Gracious People. Sacred Places. Significant Experiences.

four stars

91.78

27416 Ranch Road Ashland, NE 68003
tel: (402) 944-2544   Web Site
EIN: 47-0488319

Board Leadership
Linda Stubbendick
President

CEO
Jason Gerdes
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.78 four stars
  Financial 88.38 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Nebraska Lutheran Outdoor Ministries (NLOM) is the camping, conferencing and retreating ministry of the Nebraska Synod, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.

We are called by God to be a Christ-centered, Spirit-powered ministry:
- to equip, teach and excite people for discipleship through camp experiences,
- to serve with sacred hospitality and provide our retreat and conference guests with places set apart,
- to nurture leadership for service in the church and world.

Nebraska Lutheran Outdoor Ministries (NLOM) is the camping, conferencing and retreating ministry of the Nebraska Synod, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.

We are called by God to be a Christ-centered, Spirit-powered ministry:
- to equip, teach and excite people for discipleship through camp experiences,
- to serve with sacred hospitality and provide our retreat and conference guests with places set apart,
- to nurture leadership for service in the church and world.

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Financial

three stars

88.38

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 12/01/2019 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)
79.2%
  Administrative Expenses 11.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.15
  Program Expenses Growth 0.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Nebraska Lutheran Outdoor Ministries on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Nebraska Lutheran Outdoor Ministries on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Nebraska Lutheran Outdoor Ministries (NE) 91.78 four stars
Christian Legal Society (VA) 94.39 four stars
Rocketown of Middle Tennessee (TN) 87.72 three stars
YouthFront (KS) 88.56 three stars
Youth for Christ, Miami (FL) 89.23 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,899,063
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $155,112
   Related Organizations $472,210
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,526,385
   Program Service Revenue $1,312,624
Total Primary Revenue $3,839,009
   Other Revenue $218,824
TOTAL REVENUE $4,057,833
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,530,896
   Administrative Expenses $379,137
   Fundraising Expenses $329,027
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,239,060
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $818,773
   
Net Assets $7,722,396

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History
Nebraska Lutheran Outdoor Ministries has received 5 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 12/01/2019 91.78 four stars
2017-12 03/01/2019 91.52 four stars
2016-12 06/01/2018 93.37 four stars
2015-12 06/01/2017 93.12 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 90.04 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 08/01/2015 89.05 three stars
2012-12 05/01/2014 87.18 three stars
2011-12 07/01/2013 88.68 three stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 88.91 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 80.68 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 04/01/2011 90.86 four stars
2008-12 05/01/2010 90.91 four stars
2007-12 04/01/2009 74.75 two stars
2006-12 12/01/2007 77.81 two stars
2005-12 12/15/2006 77.75 two stars
2004-12 02/01/2006 78.32 two stars
2003-12 02/01/2005 77.85 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 47-0488319
Name in IRS Master File NEBRASKA LUTHERAN OUTDOOR MINISTRIES INC
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Religious Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (1) Church, synagogue, etc
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 EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN CHURCH IN AMERICA
Ruling Date November, 1961
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$78,133 2.41% Jason Gerdes Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$93,871 2.89% David C. Coker Former Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Nebraska Lutheran Outdoor Ministries (NE) 91.78 four stars
Urban Youth Impact (FL) 90.99 four stars
Shelterwood (MO) 88.51 three stars
Desire Street Ministries (GA) 94.60 four stars
Christian Legal Society (VA) 94.39 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Nebraska Lutheran Outdoor Ministries
27416 Ranch Road
Ashland, NE 68003
tel: (402) 944-2544
EIN: 47-0488319

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Board Leadership

Linda Stubbendick
President

CEO

Jason Gerdes
Executive Director

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