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Mission Waco Mission World

Changing lives through hands-on compassion

four stars

97.80

1315 North Fifteenth Street Waco, TX 76707
tel: (254) 753-4900   Web Site
EIN: 74-2605621

Board Leadership
Steve Fell
Chairman

CEO
Jimmy Dorrell
Executive Director, President, and Co-Founder

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 97.80 four stars
  Financial 96.89 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Mission Waco/Mission World is an interdenominational Christian urban ministry committed to empowering the poor and the local church, both locally and globally. Through a variety of relationship-based and holistic programs, which empower the poor, mobilize churches, and address the social injustices which affect the marginalized, this ministry is impacting thousands of people in Waco and the world (Haiti, Mexico and India). MW/MW offers 15 program for low-income children, youth, homeless, unemployed, addicted, illiterate and uninsured sick, as well as drilling water wells, micro-credit loan, school sponsorships and a clinic in Haiti. The organization offers arts through its community theater and Urban Expressions program. As well, a weekend Poverty Simulation trains hundreds of middle-class folks to understand poverty.

Mission Waco/Mission World is an interdenominational Christian urban ministry committed to empowering the poor and the local church, both locally and globally. Through a variety of relationship-based and holistic programs, which empower the poor, mobilize churches, and address the social injustices which affect the marginalized, this ministry is impacting thousands of people in Waco and the world (Haiti, Mexico and India). MW/MW offers 15 program for low-income children, youth, homeless, unemployed, addicted, illiterate and uninsured sick, as well as drilling water wells, micro-credit loan, school sponsorships and a clinic in Haiti. The organization offers arts through its community theater and Urban Expressions program. As well, a weekend Poverty Simulation trains hundreds of middle-class folks to understand poverty.

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Financial

four stars

96.89

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

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)
85.5%
  Administrative Expenses 7.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.04
  Program Expenses Growth 4.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Mission Waco Mission World on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Mission Waco Mission World on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Mission Waco Mission World (TX) 97.80 four stars
Forgotten Man Ministries (MI) 86.34 three stars
South Central Minnesota Youth for Christ (MN) 88.50 three stars
YouthFront (KS) 88.56 three stars
Officers' Christian Fellowship (CO) 91.12 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,636,244
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $194,810
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $24,664
Total Contributions $2,855,718
   Program Service Revenue $270,931
Total Primary Revenue $3,126,649
   Other Revenue $403,274
TOTAL REVENUE $3,529,923
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,623,014
   Administrative Expenses $240,460
   Fundraising Expenses $186,284
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,049,758
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $480,165
   
Net Assets $5,908,312

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
Empowering Programs $1,294,124 49.3%
Retail Sales Programs $788,941 30.1%
Mobilizing Programs $539,949 20.6%

Ratings History
Mission Waco Mission World has received 5 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 05/01/2020 97.80 four stars
2017-12 06/01/2019 97.26 four stars
2016-12 06/01/2018 98.01 four stars
2015-12 06/01/2017 95.02 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 98.21 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 94.80 four stars
2013-12 09/01/2015 89.28 three stars
2013-12 08/01/2015 88.91 three stars
2012-12 06/01/2014 99.09 four stars
2011-12 08/01/2013 97.28 four stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 97.25 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 94.70 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 05/01/2011 87.72 three stars
2008-12 06/01/2010 93.35 four stars
2007-12 06/01/2009 91.38 four stars
2006-12 06/01/2008 93.14 four stars
2005-12 03/01/2007 84.59 three stars
2004-12 01/01/2006 76.78 two stars
2003-12 12/01/2004 79.95 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 74-2605621
Name in IRS Master File MISSION WACO MISSION WORLD INC
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 (6) Missionary 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]
Ruling Date December, 1991
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
$88,279 2.89% John Calaway Executive Director

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Mission Waco Mission World (TX) 97.80 four stars
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Capitol Commission (NC) 85.40 three stars
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Officers' Christian Fellowship (CO) 91.12 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Mission Waco Mission World
1315 North Fifteenth Street
Waco, TX 76707
tel: (254) 753-4900
EIN: 74-2605621

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Board Leadership

Steve Fell
Chairman

CEO

Jimmy Dorrell
Executive Director, President, and Co-Founder

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