EIN 36-2171714

InterVarsity Christian FellowshipUSA

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InterVarsity Christian Fellowship USA serves as an interdenominational Christian campus ministry nationwide, establishing witnessing communities of students and faculty who follow Jesus as Savior. They challenge around 10,000 college-aged attendees with their triennial Student Missions Conference. InterVarsity also publishes resources through InterVarsity Press (IVP) to equip and encourage people to follow Jesus in all aspects of life.
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InterVarsity Christian FellowshipUSA is a parent organization to a group of 2 other organizations.
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Program areas at InterVarsity Christian FellowshipUSA

Christian Programs-Collegiate/Campus Ministry: During fiscal year 2019-2020, an estimated 29,242 students and faculty were actively involved in 1,133 InterVarsity communities on 769 campuses across the US--even as ministry transitioned online due to the COVID-19 pandemic. There were 1,529 field staff who served on campuses to help participants study the Bible regularly, do evangelism among their peers, grow in their leadership skills, and serve others through missions. InterVarsity has focused ministry programs designed particularly for international students, sorority and fraternity students, ethnic minority groups, artists, athletes, nurses, graduate students, and faculty. (continued on Schedule O) In addition, InterVarsity is affiliated with student ministry in countries around the world as a founding member of the International Fellowship of Evangelical Students, whose goal is to establish Christian communities among students in every nation.
Christian Religious Media Program-Publishing Resources: Through InterVarsity Press (IVP), InterVarsity publishes resources that serve those in the university, the church, and the world and equip and encourage people to follow Jesus as Savior and Lord in all of life. IVP published 169 new and revised books (plus corresponding ebook editions) in 2019-2020. IVP has more than 1,898 titles in print, and more than 2,500 ebook titles are available. IVP distributed 2,280,621 units in 2019-2020, and its books have been translated into dozens of languages.
Christian Programs-Conference Centers & Missions Programs: InterVarsity helps build campus witnessing communities and helps students, alumni, staff, and families grow in maturity as disciples of Jesus at three retreat and training centers (Cedar Campus, Cedarville, MI; Campus by the Sea, Catalina Island, CA; and Toah Nipi, Rindge, NH). In 2019-2020, these facilities hosted a total of 36,681 camper/events days camper days.In addition, InterVarsity sponsored missions activities in the US and around the world. During 2019-2020: - 263 InterVarsity students and staff participated in Global Programs both virtually and in person. (continued on Schedule O) - 900 students participated in urban Justice Programs across the US, both virtually and in person, serving thousands of community residents.- 755 students participated in InterVarsity's Study Abroad program, which partners with IFES movements around the world, both virtually and in person. - 65 students participated in a new experimental Ecological Discipleship program, both virtually or in person, which helped participants explore how our Christian faith can and should be connected to all of Creation.InterVarsity made a strategic decision to divest of one of its camp ministries, Cedar Campus. During the year ended June 30, 2020, InterVarsity signed an agreement to transfer ownership of the ministry and its assets to new owners to take effect on October 1, 2020. InterVarsity students will continue to have the opportunity to gather in camp settings, including at Cedar Campus. The transfer of ownership resulted in a loss on discontinued operations.
InterVarsity's triennial Student Missions Conference was last held in December 2018. The next event will be held in December 2022, postponed by one year as a result of the impact of COVID. The Conference challenges approximately 10,000 college-aged attendees to be involved in short-term and vocational missions around the world. 180 agencies and schools are available for students to ask questions about missions. Seminars provide students the opportunity to interact with missions leaders from around the world. In the recent event, over 6,000 attendees committed to serve short, mid or long-term in cross-cultural missions.

Grants made by InterVarsity Christian FellowshipUSA

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
International Fellowship of Evangelical Students (IFES)General Support$42,083
Life Action Revival MinistriesGeneral Support$10,000

Who funds InterVarsity Christian FellowshipUSA

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Fidelity Investments Charitable Gift FundFor Grant Recipient's Exempt Purposes$2,824,583
Fidelity Investments Charitable Gift FundFor Grant Recipient's Exempt Purposes$2,824,583
National Christian Foundation / Natl Christian Charitable FDN IncEvangelism$1,998,567
...and 83 more grants received totalling $11,863,943

Personnel at InterVarsity Christian FellowshipUSA

Tom LinPresident Chief Executive Officer
Deedee WilsonExecutive Vice President , Finance and Administration Chief Financial Officer
Gregory L. JaoExecutive Vice President, Communications and Mobilization$131,164
Paula FullerExecutive Vice President , People and Culture$130,276
Kim PorterExecutive Vice President
...and 14 more key personnel

Financials for InterVarsity Christian FellowshipUSA

RevenuesFYE 06/2020
Total grants, contributions, etc.$86,972,012
Program services$2,452,956
Investment income and dividends$899,802
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$622,489
Net rental income$-23,405
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$872,075
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$12,390,417
Miscellaneous revenues$249,721
Total revenues$104,436,067

Form 990s for InterVarsity Christian FellowshipUSA

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2020-062021-09-10990View PDF
2019-062020-10-15990View PDF
2018-062019-06-19990View PDF
2017-062018-05-14990View PDF
2016-062017-07-18990View PDF
...and 6 more Form 990s

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Data update history
February 4, 2024
Received grants
Identified 37 new grant, including a grant for $1,998,567 from National Christian Foundation / Natl Christian Charitable FDN Inc
October 25, 2023
Received grants
Identified 8 new grant, including a grant for $84,560 from American Endowment Foundation
July 23, 2023
Received grants
Identified 69 new grant, including a grant for $3,345,492 from National Christian Foundation / Natl Christian Charitable FDN Inc
July 13, 2023
Used new vendors
Identified 3 new vendors, including , , and
May 6, 2023
Received grants
Identified 1 new grant, including a grant for $3,000 from Poortinga Family Foundation
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General information
635 Science Dr
Madison, WI 53711
Metro area
Madison, WI
Dane County, WI
Website URL
(608) 274-9001
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Form 990
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NTEE code, primary
X20: Christian
NAICS code, primary
813110: Religious Organizations
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