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Persecution Project Foundation

Active compassion for the persecuted

four stars

92.92

P.O. Box 1327 Culpeper, VA 22701
tel: (888) 201-5245   Web Site
EIN: 54-1976312

Board Leadership
Larry Warren
Chairman

CEO
Brad Phillips
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.92 four stars
  Financial 90.00 four 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.

The Persecution Project Foundation (PPF) was founded in 1997 for the purpose of mobilizing Christians to engage in active compassion for the persecuted. We bring crisis relief and spiritual hope to victims of civil war, genocide and religious persecution. We also provide on the ground assistance while restoring hope and rebuilding communities through the love of Christ.

The Persecution Project Foundation (PPF) was founded in 1997 for the purpose of mobilizing Christians to engage in active compassion for the persecuted. We bring crisis relief and spiritual hope to victims of civil war, genocide and religious persecution. We also provide on the ground assistance while restoring hope and rebuilding communities through the love of Christ.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2019
Number of communities provided clean water
75
Number of people with improved water access
75,000
Number of clinic sites
196
Number of books distributed
24,400
Number of hygiene kits distributed
5,360
Number of health/hygiene product and/or tools of care (mosquito nets, soap, etc.) administered
15,011
Number of conferences held
3
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

four stars

90.00

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)
93.9%
  Administrative Expenses 2.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.06
  Program Expenses Growth 9.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 24.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Persecution Project Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
Joint Cost Allocation Adjustment applied. Learn more.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Persecution Project Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Constituent Voice

Charity Navigator believes collecting feedback from the people an organization serves can make it more effective. That is why we're partnering with GuideStar by Candid to share Constituent Voice information with you. Here's how this organization is listening and learning from its constituents:
How is the organization collecting feedback?
Feedback from implementing partners on the ground such as local churches and Secretariat of Health
How is the organization using feedback?
To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve, To identify new needs
With whom is the organization sharing feedback?
Our staff
What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?
When working in a place where the needs are so great, people are grateful for everything
Describe a recent change in your organization that resulted from feedback.
We have used feedback re: logistical challenges to change the way we transport items to the field We have used feedback from our medical partners in the selection of the best medications to send to clinics
This Constituent Voice information is provided to us by Candid. At this time, Constituent Voice information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Persecution Project Foundation (VA) 92.92 four stars
Youth for Christ USA (CO) 87.56 three stars
Mission Possible (OH) 96.90 four stars
India Gospel League, North America (OH) 87.02 three stars
Josiah Venture (IL) 91.93 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,848,535
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,848,535
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $3,848,535
   Other Revenue $565
TOTAL REVENUE $3,849,100
   
EXPENSES (Adjusted)  
   Program Expenses $3,449,418
   Administrative Expenses $184,484
   Fundraising Expenses $200,834
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,834,736
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $14,364
   
Net Assets $378,155

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
Medical Services $842,455 24.1%
Relief and Shelter $798,786 22.8%
Transportation and Logistics $632,895 18.1%

Ratings History
Persecution Project Foundation has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 12/01/2019 92.92 four stars
2017-12 12/01/2018 92.92 four stars
2016-12 02/01/2018 92.92 four stars
2015-12 02/01/2017 84.09 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 84.09 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 81.54 three stars
2014-12 12/22/2015 80.89 three stars
2013-12 04/01/2015 81.18 three stars
2013-12 03/01/2015 80.53 three stars
2013-12 02/01/2015 79.63 two stars
2012-12 11/01/2013 81.02 three stars
2011-12 12/20/2012 90.44 four stars
2011-12 12/01/2012 88.65 three stars
2010-12 12/23/2011 91.01 four stars
2009-12 11/01/2011 90.96 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 88.61 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 02/01/2011 92.05 four stars
2008-12 11/01/2009 94.11 four stars
2007-12 11/01/2008 86.97 three stars
2006-12 09/01/2007 94.09 four 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 54-1976312
Name in IRS Master File PERSECUTION PROJECT FOUNDATION
NTEE Code X21
NTEE Classification Protestant
NTEE Type Religion-Related, Spiritual Development
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
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 April, 2000
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$165,450 4.31% Bradford Phillips President

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Persecution Project Foundation (VA) 92.92 four stars
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Charity Contact Info

Persecution Project Foundation
P.O. Box 1327
Culpeper, VA 22701
tel: (888) 201-5245
EIN: 54-1976312

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Board Leadership

Larry Warren
Chairman

CEO

Brad Phillips
President

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