EIN 13-1623885

American Bible Society (ABS)

IRS 501(c) type
501(c)(3)
Num. employees
342
Year formed
1816
Most recent tax filings
2022-06-01
NTEE code, primary
Description
The mission of American Bible Society (ABS) is to make the Bible available to every person in a language and format each can understand and afford, so all people may experience its life-changing message. For over 200 years of ongoing ministry, American Bible Society invites people to experience the life-changing message of the Bible. Offering an increasing range of innovative ministries to address core life questions and struggles, the Bible Society partners, along with Christian churches and national Bible societies, share God’s Word both in the United States and around the globe.
Total revenues
$112,608,182
2022
Total expenses
$103,853,643
2022
Total assets
$746,607,360
2022
Num. employees
342
2022

Grants made by ABS

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Faith and Liberty Discovery Center LLCProgram Services$5,631,571
Global GenerosityProgram Services$558,000
MovementorgProgram Services$447,500
...and 32 more grants made totalling $8,686,494

Who funds American Bible Society (ABS)

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
GrantmakerDescriptionAmount
The SignatryReligious Ministry$3,844,909
National Christian Foundation / Natl Christian Charitable FDN IncEvangelism$2,049,230
The Gunnar and Ruth Lie FoundationTo Assist Org. in Carrying Out Charitable Purposes$1,332,000
...and 135 more grants received totalling $13,212,661

Personnel at ABS

NameTitleCompensation
Darrin PodeschiInterim Chief Executive Officer
Jeff BrownInterim President and Chief Executive Officer / Director / Vice Chairman of the Board$0
Nicholas PaganoChief Financial Officer$204,081
James J. PuchyChief Administrative Office$241,819
John FarquharChief Program Officer
...and 32 more key personnel

Financials for ABS

RevenuesFYE 06/2022
Total grants, contributions, etc.$60,863,768
Program services$0
Investment income and dividends$11,664,155
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$2,148,876
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$35,175,198
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$1,297,220
Miscellaneous revenues$1,458,965
Total revenues$112,608,182

Form 990s for ABS

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2022-062023-03-29990View PDF
2021-062022-04-01990View PDF
2020-062021-04-15990View PDF
2019-062020-08-21990View PDF
2018-062019-06-19990View PDF
...and 8 more Form 990s
Data update history
May 18, 2024
Received grants
Identified 5 new grant, including a grant for $30,775 from Lela E Powers Trust 29 007166
January 29, 2024
Updated personnel
Identified 1 new personnel
January 3, 2024
Received grants
Identified 27 new grant, including a grant for $2,049,230 from National Christian Foundation / Natl Christian Charitable FDN Inc
October 26, 2023
Received grants
Identified 10 new grant, including a grant for $33,000 from Tyndale House Publishers and Tyndale House Foundation
October 6, 2023
Updated personnel
Identified 3 new personnel
Nonprofit Types
Charities
Issues
Religion
Characteristics
ReligiousChristianOperates donor advised fundsProvides grantsOperates internationallyNational levelEndowed supportCommunity engagement / volunteeringTax deductible donations
General information
Address
101 N Independence Mall E FL 8
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Metro area
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD
County
Philadelphia County, PA
Website URL
americanbible.org/ 
Phone
(215) 309-0900
Facebook page
americanbible 
Twitter profile
@americanbible 
IRS details
EIN
13-1623885
Fiscal year end
June
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
1816
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
Yes
Categorization
NTEE code, primary
X20: Christian
NAICS code, primary
813110: Religious Organizations
Parent/child status
Independent
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