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Living Water International

Providing a cup of water in Jesus' name Water for life in Jesus' name

90.27

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

Board Leadership
W. David Welch
Board Chair

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

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

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Financial

86.24

Accountability & Transparency

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
NESsT (CA) 89.42
Kids Around the World (IL) 94.64
KickStart International (CA) 87.62
Grameen Foundation USA (DC) 89.35

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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%
Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2014-12 06/01/2016 90.27
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 89.78
2013-12 06/01/2015 91.11
2012-12 12/20/2013 91.42
2011-12 02/01/2013 89.15
2010-12 03/01/2012 91.47
2009-12 09/20/2011 91.66
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 02/01/2011 88.20
2008-12 11/01/2009 96.03
2007-12 11/01/2008 90.82
2006-12 02/01/2008 89.70
2005-12 02/01/2007 93.56
2004-12 02/01/2006 92.60
2003-12 09/01/2005 90.71

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]
Ruling Date September, 1991
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, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011
  • December, 2010

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
American India Foundation (NY) 87.66
Landesa (WA) 88.85
EMpower (NY) 90.46
Foods Resource Bank (IL) 95.71

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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

W. David Welch
Board Chair

CEO

Michael J Mantel, Ph.D.
President & CEO

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