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Living Water International

Water for life in Jesus' name

four stars

90.27

4001 Greenbriar Drive Stafford, TX 77477
tel: (877) 594-4426   Web Site
EIN: 76-0324875

Board Leadership
Jim Reid
Board Chair

CEO
Michael J Mantel, Ph.D.
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.27 four stars
  Financial 86.24 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

three stars

86.24

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, 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)
80.6%
  Administrative Expenses 6.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.35
  Program Expenses Growth 14.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 11.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Living Water International on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Living Water International on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Living Water International (TX) 90.27 four stars
Friendship Bridge (CO) 90.71 four stars
Kids Around the World (IL) 94.64 four stars
Partners Worldwide (MI) 96.19 four stars
American Himalayan Foundation (CA) 100.00 four stars

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Founded in 1990, Living Water International (LWI) exists to demonstrate the love of God by helping communities acquire desperately needed clean water, and to experience "living water" - the gospel of Jesus Christ - which alone satisfies the deepest thirst. In all of LWI's programs, we long for holistic transformation in the lives of those we serve, with a clear and well-developed focus on disciple making that infuses all of our work in water, sanitation and hygiene. We believe that God is continually at work in our world, reconciling and redeeming all things-both spiritual and physical. Our calling is to cooperate with his work by servicing some of the most impoverished communities in our world.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $21,903,584
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $2,759,518
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $24,663,102
   Program Service Revenue $533,398
Total Primary Revenue $25,196,500
   Other Revenue $45,459
TOTAL REVENUE $25,241,959
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $21,334,133
   Administrative Expenses $1,566,852
   Fundraising Expenses $3,168,225
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $26,069,210
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-827,251
   
Net Assets $8,350,003

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
Water projects $17,209,345 80.7%
Training $4,124,788 19.3%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2014-12 06/01/2016 90.27 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 89.78 three stars
2013-12 06/01/2015 91.11 four stars
2012-12 12/20/2013 91.42 four stars
2011-12 02/01/2013 89.15 three stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 91.47 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 91.66 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 02/01/2011 88.20 three stars
2008-12 11/01/2009 96.03 four stars
2007-12 11/01/2008 90.82 four stars
2006-12 02/01/2008 89.70 three stars
2005-12 02/01/2007 93.56 four stars
2004-12 02/01/2006 92.60 four stars
2003-12 09/01/2005 90.71 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 76-0324875
Name in IRS Master File LIVING WATER INTERNATIONAL
NTEE Code P20
NTEE Classification Human Service Organizations - Multipurpose
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (560) Supplying money, goods or services to the poor
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]
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$217,306 0.83% Michael Mantel President & CEO

Founded in 1990, Living Water International (LWI) exists to demonstrate the love of God by helping communities acquire desperately needed clean water, and to experience "living water" - the gospel of Jesus Christ - which alone satisfies the deepest thirst. In all of LWI's programs, we long for holistic transformation in the lives of those we serve, with a clear and well-developed focus on disciple making that infuses all of our work in water, sanitation and hygiene. We believe that God is continually at work in our world, reconciling and redeeming all things-both spiritual and physical. Our calling is to cooperate with his work by servicing some of the most impoverished communities in our world.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Living Water International (TX) 90.27 four stars
World Neighbors (OK) 87.79 three stars
Water Mission (SC) 92.06 four stars
charity: water (NY) 92.54 four stars
dZi Foundation (CO) 88.98 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Living Water International
4001 Greenbriar Drive
Stafford, TX 77477
tel: (877) 594-4426
fax: (281) 207-7845
TTY: (877) 594-4426
EIN: 76-0324875

Mail donations to:
4001 Greenbriar Drive
Stafford, TX 77477

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Board Leadership

Jim Reid
Board Chair

CEO

Michael J Mantel, Ph.D.
President & CEO

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