Religion : Religious Media and Broadcasting

Lutheran Heritage Foundation

Making Lutheran materials available around the world in the heart language of the people.

three stars

89.14

51474 Romeo Plank Road Macomb, MI 48042
tel: (800) 554-0723   Web Site
EIN: 38-3106702

Board Leadership
Walter Otten
Chairman

CEO
Rev. Matthew Heise
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.14 three stars
  Financial 84.65 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1992, The Lutheran Heritage Foundation is a mission organization dedicated to translating, publishing, distributing, and introducing confessional Lutheran materials worldwide. Over 587 titles have been printed in 72 different languages with many more in process. Published resources are used by pastors, seminary students, missionaries, and churches worldwide including in the United States to reach out to ethnic populations.

Founded in 1992, The Lutheran Heritage Foundation is a mission organization dedicated to translating, publishing, distributing, and introducing confessional Lutheran materials worldwide. Over 587 titles have been printed in 72 different languages with many more in process. Published resources are used by pastors, seminary students, missionaries, and churches worldwide including in the United States to reach out to ethnic populations.

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Financial

three stars

84.65

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 11/01/2019 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)
66.3%
  Administrative Expenses 16.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 16.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.18
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.52
  Program Expenses Growth 7.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Lutheran Heritage Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Lutheran Heritage Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,321,063
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,321,063
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,321,063
   Other Revenue $75,638
TOTAL REVENUE $2,396,701
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,668,195
   Administrative Expenses $409,525
   Fundraising Expenses $418,144
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,495,864
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-99,163
   
Net Assets $5,655,449

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$87,267 3.49% Matthew Heise Executive Director

Mission

Founded in 1992, The Lutheran Heritage Foundation is a mission organization dedicated to translating, publishing, distributing, and introducing confessional Lutheran materials worldwide. Over 587 titles have been printed in 72 different languages with many more in process. Published resources are used by pastors, seminary students, missionaries, and churches worldwide including in the United States to reach out to ethnic populations.

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Charity Contact Info

Lutheran Heritage Foundation
51474 Romeo Plank Road
Macomb, MI 48042
tel: (800) 554-0723
fax: (586) 781-7954
EIN: 38-3106702

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Board Leadership

Walter Otten
Chairman

CEO

Rev. Matthew Heise
Executive Director