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Prison Fellowship International

We bring lasting transformation to men, women, and children impacted by incarceration around the world.

two stars

78.17

PO Box 17434 Washington, DC 20041
tel: (703) 481-0000   Web Site
EIN: 51-0247185

Board Leadership
Tom McCallie
Chair

CEO
Andrew Corley
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 78.17 two stars
  Financial 69.28 one star
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Prison Fellowship International works to engage the Christian community to pursue justice and healing in response to crime to the end that offenders are transformed, relationships are reconciled, and communities are restored. PFI envisions a reconciling community of restoration for all involved in or affected by crime, thereby proclaiming and demonstrating the redemptive love and transforming power of Jesus Christ for all people. Prison Fellowship International is called and dedicated to communicating the redemptive love and transforming power of Jesus Christ to prisoners, ex-prisoners, their families, and victims of crime around the world.

Prison Fellowship International works to engage the Christian community to pursue justice and healing in response to crime to the end that offenders are transformed, relationships are reconciled, and communities are restored. PFI envisions a reconciling community of restoration for all involved in or affected by crime, thereby proclaiming and demonstrating the redemptive love and transforming power of Jesus Christ for all people. Prison Fellowship International is called and dedicated to communicating the redemptive love and transforming power of Jesus Christ to prisoners, ex-prisoners, their families, and victims of crime around the world.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2018
Number of program graduates
95,179
Number of volunteers
66,531
Number of programs documented
436
Number of groups brought together in a coalition/alliance/partnership
119
Number of inmates served
166,447
Number of children served
5,750
This impact information is current as of March 2020, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

one star

69.28

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

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)
72.7%
  Administrative Expenses 4.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 22.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.21
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.92
  Program Expenses Growth -1.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Prison Fellowship International on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Prison Fellowship International on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Prison Fellowship International (DC) 78.17 two stars
Feed the Hunger (NC) 86.53 three stars
Students International (CA) 89.75 three stars
Adventist Frontier Missions (MI) 94.40 four stars
Forward Edge International (WA) 85.12 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $6,596,672
   Federated Campaigns $46,146
   Membership Dues $76,969
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $6,719,787
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $6,719,787
   Other Revenue $-19,711
TOTAL REVENUE $6,700,076
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,573,751
   Administrative Expenses $257,637
   Fundraising Expenses $2,295,259
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,126,647
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-426,571
   
Net Assets $6,362,896

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
The Prisoners Journey $2,798,909 61.2%
Children of Prisoners Program $1,250,480 27.3%
Ministry Services and Development $283,246 6.2%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 05/01/2020 78.17 two stars
2017-12 06/01/2019 92.60 four stars
2016-12 05/01/2018 87.13 three stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 83.79 three 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 51-0247185
Name in IRS Master File PRISON FELLOWSHIP INTERNATIONAL
NTEE Code I43
NTEE Classification Services to Prisoners and Families - Multipurpose
NTEE Type Crime, Legal-Related
Classification Religious Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (7) Evangelism
(572) Rehabilitating convicts or ex-convicts
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 February, 1980
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 Compensation from Affiliates
Not compensated -- Andy Corley President $160,934
Other Salaries of Note
$144,306 2.02% Frank Lofaro Former CEO --

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Prison Fellowship International (DC) 78.17 two stars
HOPE International (PA) 91.10 four stars
Global Training Network (AZ) 96.46 four stars
Adventist Frontier Missions (MI) 94.40 four stars
Every Generation Ministries (CA) 90.34 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Prison Fellowship International
PO Box 17434
Washington, DC 20041
tel: (703) 481-0000
EIN: 51-0247185

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Board Leadership

Tom McCallie
Chair

CEO

Andrew Corley
Chief Executive Officer

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