Cause IQ organization profile

Morning Star Development (MSD)

Program areas | Form 990s | Financials | Vendors | Personnel | Peers

MSD is a urban development organization based in Colorado Springs, CO that was founded in 2002. As of 2019 they had $1.1 million in revenue and $811,251 in assets.

Morning Star Development brings hope and opportunity to the people of Afghanistan, using sustainable economic and community development initiatives designed to empower individuals and transform communities.

(719) 266-8900
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Program areas at MSD

Assist the people of Afghanistan in rebuilding their communities and their lives through innovative, cutting-edge economic and community development initiatives.

Form 990s for MSD

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-12Sep 27, 2019990View PDF
2017-12Nov 15, 2018990View PDF
2016-12Oct 20, 2017990View PDF
2015-12Dec 16, 2016990View PDF
2014-12Aug 26, 2015990View PDF
...and five more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for MSD

Total grants, contributions, etc.$1,031,274
Program services$117,101
Investment income and dividends$414
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$6,000
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$-6,934
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$6,239
Total revenues$1,154,094

Vendors for MSD

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
KimbiaFundraising software2020-06-18
███████ ███ ████Fundraising software; Payment processing2020-06-18
██████Fundraising software; Payment processing2020-06-18
█████████Content management system software2020-06-18
████████████ ██Tax accounting2019-07-09

Personnel at MSD

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Lars PetersonPresident , Chief Executive Officer$80,251Sept. 27, 2019
Daniel BatchelderPresident Emeritus , Chief Financial Officer$3,500Dec. 31, 2018

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