Religion : Religious Media and Broadcasting

The Urban Alternative

Teaching Truth. Transforming Lives.

three stars

86.50

2821 Prince George Dallas, TX 75115
tel: (800) 800-3222   Web Site
EIN: 75-1835253

Board Leadership
Dr. Tony Evans
Chairman

CEO
Anthony T. Evans
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.50 three stars
  Financial 87.02 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 86.00 three stars
This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1981 by Dr. Tony Evans, our mission is to serve as a teaching, training and resource ministry in order to restore hope and transform lives. We seek to impart biblical truths which will then empower Christians to walk within their authority under God. This, in turn, will bring direct and effective change into each of the covenantal spheres of life: personal, family, church and community.

Founded in 1981 by Dr. Tony Evans, our mission is to serve as a teaching, training and resource ministry in order to restore hope and transform lives. We seek to impart biblical truths which will then empower Christians to walk within their authority under God. This, in turn, will bring direct and effective change into each of the covenantal spheres of life: personal, family, church and community.

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Financial

three stars

87.02

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

86.00

This rating was published 05/01/2020 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)
74.6%
  Administrative Expenses 12.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.89
  Program Expenses Growth 13.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 11.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Urban Alternative on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Urban Alternative on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $12,564,610
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $991,240
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $13,555,850
   Program Service Revenue $458,229
Total Primary Revenue $14,014,079
   Other Revenue $335,332
TOTAL REVENUE $14,349,411
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $9,084,909
   Administrative Expenses $1,538,511
   Fundraising Expenses $1,764,561
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $12,387,981
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,961,430
   
Net Assets $9,818,694

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$190,665 1.53% Anthony T. Evans President
Other Salaries of Note
$92,654 0.74% Jonathan Pitts Former Executive Director

Mission

Founded in 1981 by Dr. Tony Evans, our mission is to serve as a teaching, training and resource ministry in order to restore hope and transform lives. We seek to impart biblical truths which will then empower Christians to walk within their authority under God. This, in turn, will bring direct and effective change into each of the covenantal spheres of life: personal, family, church and community.

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Charity Contact Info

The Urban Alternative
2821 Prince George
Dallas, TX 75115
tel: (800) 800-3222
EIN: 75-1835253

Mail donations to:
P O. Box 4000
Dallas, TX 75208

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Board Leadership

Dr. Tony Evans
Chairman

CEO

Anthony T. Evans
President