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World Evangelical Alliance

Uniting Evangelicals for Prayer, Mission and Justice

aka WEA   |   Deerfield, IL   |  www.worldea.org
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World Evangelical Alliance

EIN: 23-7254928


Mission

WEA exists to spread the Gospel in word and deed by serving the global Church, fostering Evangelical unity, providing a worldwide identity, speaking to world leaders and media, enabling a common place to convene, collaborate and learn, and calling God's people to prayer and social action.

Ruling year info

1978

Principal Officer

Dr. Thomas Schirrmacher

Main address

PO Box 7099

Deerfield, IL 60015 USA

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EIN

23-7254928

Subject area info

Religion

Christianity

Protestantism

Population served info

Ethnic and racial groups

Christians

Jewish people

Interfaith groups

NTEE code info

Alliance/Advocacy Organizations (X01)

Professional Societies, Associations (X03)

Protestant (X21)

IRS subsection

501(c)(3) Public Charity

IRS filing requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Tax forms

Communication

Programs and results

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Our programs

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Global Advocacy

WEA works to strengthen its members - 143 national church alliances around the world - which results in better-trained pastors and more effective church ministry, evangelism, discipleship and practical care for churches and communities. WEA also leads in Global Advocacy for religious freedom and other human rights. Our teams work out of U.N. offices in New York, Geneva, Bonn and Nairobi which, together with the Office of the Secretary General speaks to world leaders, the media and the United Nations with whom the WEA holds official special status. Our voice seeks to clarify evangelical perspectives and positions, lobbies for fair and just public policies for religious and human rights freedoms and intervenes in documented cases of direct persecution.

Population(s) Served
Ethnic and racial groups
Christians
Interfaith groups
Jewish people
Tribal and indigenous religious groups

Where we work

Financials

World Evangelical Alliance
Fiscal year: Jan 01 - Dec 31
Financial documents
2021 2021 World Evangelical Alliance Audited Statements
done  Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant. info

Revenue vs. expenses:  breakdown

SOURCE: IRS Form 990 info
NET GAIN/LOSS:    in 
Note: When component data are not available, the graph displays the total Revenue and/or Expense values.

Liquidity in 2022 info

SOURCE: IRS Form 990

5.31

Average of 22.08 over 10 years

Months of cash in 2022 info

SOURCE: IRS Form 990

3.2

Average of 6 over 10 years

Fringe rate in 2022 info

SOURCE: IRS Form 990

8%

Average of 15% over 10 years

Funding sources info

Source: IRS Form 990

Assets & liabilities info

Source: IRS Form 990

Financial data

SOURCE: IRS Form 990

World Evangelical Alliance

Revenue & expenses

Fiscal Year: Jan 01 - Dec 31

SOURCE: IRS Form 990 info

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World Evangelical Alliance

Balance sheet

Fiscal Year: Jan 01 - Dec 31

SOURCE: IRS Form 990 info

The balance sheet gives a snapshot of the financial health of an organization at a particular point in time. An organization's total assets should generally exceed its total liabilities, or it cannot survive long, but the types of assets and liabilities must also be considered. For instance, an organization's current assets (cash, receivables, securities, etc.) should be sufficient to cover its current liabilities (payables, deferred revenue, current year loan, and note payments). Otherwise, the organization may face solvency problems. On the other hand, an organization whose cash and equivalents greatly exceed its current liabilities might not be putting its money to best use.

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World Evangelical Alliance

Financial trends analysis Glossary & formula definitions

Fiscal Year: Jan 01 - Dec 31

SOURCE: IRS Form 990 info

This snapshot of World Evangelical Alliance’s financial trends applies Nonprofit Finance Fund® analysis to data hosted by GuideStar. While it highlights the data that matter most, remember that context is key – numbers only tell part of any story.

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* This organization changed its fiscal year accounting period in 2019. Please refer to its 2019 990s for more information.

Business model indicators

Profitability info 2018 2019 * 2020 2021 2022
Unrestricted surplus (deficit) before depreciation $13,281 $143,248 $399,932 $27,018 -$543,118
As % of expenses 1.9% 19.4% 27.5% 1.5% -14.8%
Unrestricted surplus (deficit) after depreciation $8,481 $138,448 $395,132 $24,845 -$545,660
As % of expenses 1.2% 18.7% 27.1% 1.4% -14.8%
Revenue composition info
Total revenue (unrestricted & restricted) $688,772 $2,116,769 $1,523,949 $1,698,304 $3,213,094
Total revenue, % change over prior year -22.7% 207.3% -28.0% 11.4% 89.2%
Program services revenue 0.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Membership dues 6.2% 2.7% 2.5% 2.9% 1.7%
Investment income 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Government grants 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
All other grants and contributions 93.2% 97.3% 97.3% 97.0% 98.3%
Other revenue 0.4% 0.0% 0.2% 0.1% 0.1%
Expense composition info
Total expenses before depreciation $687,480 $737,381 $1,455,568 $1,785,257 $3,680,499
Total expenses, % change over prior year -28.1% 7.3% 97.4% 22.7% 106.2%
Personnel 23.6% 30.5% 24.6% 20.2% 13.5%
Professional fees 10.8% 12.7% 35.3% 45.0% 29.1%
Occupancy 0.9% 1.8% 2.2% 2.0% 2.9%
Interest 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Pass-through 29.4% 24.5% 23.3% 19.6% 42.4%
All other expenses 35.2% 30.5% 14.5% 13.1% 12.1%
Full cost components (estimated) info 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
Total expenses (after depreciation) $692,280 $742,181 $1,460,368 $1,787,430 $3,683,041
One month of savings $57,290 $61,448 $121,297 $148,771 $306,708
Debt principal payment $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Fixed asset additions $0 $0 $0 $7,625 $0
Total full costs (estimated) $749,570 $803,629 $1,581,665 $1,943,826 $3,989,749

Capital structure indicators

Liquidity info 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
Months of cash 2.8 13.1 11.0 9.1 3.2
Months of cash and investments 2.8 13.1 11.0 9.1 3.2
Months of estimated liquid unrestricted net assets 1.7 3.9 5.1 4.3 0.3
Balance sheet composition info 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
Cash $159,523 $806,934 $1,337,199 $1,354,714 $989,726
Investments $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Receivables $40,000 $820,239 $228,000 $146,000 $78,805
Gross land, buildings, equipment (LBE) $24,000 $24,000 $24,000 $31,625 $31,625
Accumulated depreciation (as a % of LBE) 43.3% 63.3% 93.3% 77.7% 85.7%
Liabilities (as a % of assets) 4.2% 4.2% 0.9% 3.0% 15.8%
Unrestricted net assets $108,803 $247,251 $615,766 $640,611 $94,951
Temporarily restricted net assets $100,311 $1,336,451 N/A N/A N/A
Permanently restricted net assets $0 $0 N/A N/A N/A
Total restricted net assets $100,311 $1,336,451 $936,776 $822,805 $898,518
Total net assets $209,114 $1,583,702 $1,552,542 $1,463,416 $993,469

Key data checks

Key data checks info 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
Material data errors No No No No No

Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

Documents
Letter of Determination is not available for this organization
Form 1023/1024 is not available for this organization

Principal Officer

Dr. Thomas Schirrmacher

Number of employees

Source: IRS Form 990

World Evangelical Alliance

Officers, directors, trustees, and key employees

SOURCE: IRS Form 990

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World Evangelical Alliance

Highest paid employees

SOURCE: IRS Form 990

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World Evangelical Alliance

Board of directors
as of 01/27/2023
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
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Board chair

Rev Goodwill Shana

Association of Evangelicals in Africa

Board leadership practices

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? No
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? No
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? No
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? No
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? No

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 4/8/2021

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Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
White/Caucasian/European
Gender identity
Male, Not transgender
Sexual orientation
Heterosexual or Straight
Disability status
Person without a disability

Race & ethnicity

No data

Gender identity

No data

Transgender Identity

No data

Sexual orientation

No data

Disability

No data

Contractors

Fiscal year ending

Professional fundraisers

Fiscal year ending

SOURCE: IRS Form 990 Schedule G

Solicitation activities
Gross receipts from fundraising
Retained by organization
Paid to fundraiser