EIN 74-1945661

Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN)

IRS 501(c) type
501(c)(3)
Num. employees
443
State
Year formed
1973
Most recent tax filings
2019-12
Description
Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN) is the world's largest religious network and America's most watched faith channel. TBN offers 24 hours of commercial-free inspirational programming that appeal to people.
Also known as...
Trinity Broadcasting of Texas

Program areas at TBN

Trinity Broadcasting of Texas, Inc. (tbt) is a church whose primary purpose is to spread the gospel of jesus christ to the world through traditional and nontraditional Broadcasting methods. Its activities are exclusively and solely religious in nature. Tbt is a 501(c)(3) corporation.
To provide support to various ministries in the united states that spread the gospel to the world.
To provide support to 501(c)(3) affiliates that spread the gospel to the world

Form 990s for TBN

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-122021-04-01990View PDF
2018-122020-01-31990View PDF
2017-122019-02-21990View PDF
2016-122018-01-18990View PDF
2015-122017-03-29990View PDF
...and 6 more Form 990s

Who funds Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN)

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
GrantmakerDescriptionAmount
Trinity Christian Center of Santa AnaMinistry Contribution$20,575,729

Grants made by TBN

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Trinity Christian Center of Santa AnaGeneral Support$40,423,098
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...and 4 more grants made

Financials for TBN

RevenuesFYE 12/2019
Total grants, contributions, etc.$890,610,884
Program services$28,601,333
Investment income and dividends$17,382,372
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$79,203
Net rental income$639,074
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$-5,794,567
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$1,811,835
Total revenues$933,330,134

Personnel at TBN

NameTitleCompensation
James MittanChief Financial Officer / Treasurer$0
Ed YoungExecutive Director
Stephen M FjordbakStation Manager$101,559
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...and 7 more key personnel

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OrganizationLocationRevenue
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Uja-Federation of New YorkNew York, NY$276,193,000
The Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA)New York, NY$273,232,188
American Jewish Joint Distribution CommitteeNew York, NY$333,783,055
World VisionFederal Way, WA$1,135,591,490
Grand Canyon UniversityPhoenix, AZ$1,708,190,506
New York-Presbyterian FundNew York, NY$254,371,871
City of HopeDuarte, CA$592,482,065
Road ScholarBoston, MA$254,323,739
Population Services International (PSI)Washington, DC$493,614,976
University of Illinois FoundationUrbana, IL$443,266,687
Texas A&M FoundationCollege Station, TX$249,338,231
Jsi Research and Training InstituteBoston, MA$242,356,031
Boy Scouts of America (BSA)Irving, TX$408,616,814
Orbis InternationalNew York, NY$376,015,307
National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF)Washington, DC$287,239,368
ECMC GroupMinneapolis, MN$361,718,874
United States Fund for UnicefNew York, NY$538,517,959
Public Broadcasting Service (PBS)Arlington, VA$463,343,885
Virginia Premier Health PlanRichmond, VA$1,735,765,344
Commonwealth Care Alliance (CCA)Boston, MA$1,259,060,155
Indiana University FoundationBloomington, IN$309,542,663
The Rotary Foundation of Rotary InternationalEvanston, IL$363,668,605
University of Nebraska FoundationLincoln, NE$344,386,031
Nonprofit Types
Issues
Characteristics
Key performance indicators
Total revenues
$933,330,134
2019
Yearly growth
3,972.6%
% of revenues
n/a
Total expenses
$130,290,119
2019
Yearly growth
1,393.5%
% of expenses
n/a
Total assets
$905,309,544
2019
Yearly growth
2,646.9%
% of assets
n/a
Num. employees
443
2019
Yearly growth
1,482.1%
% of total
n/a
General information
Address
13600 Heritage Parkway Suite 200
Fort Worth, TX 76177
Metro area
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX
Website URL
tbn.org/ 
Phone
(714) 832-2950
Facebook page
trinitybroadcastingnetwork 
Twitter profile
@tbn 
IRS details
EIN
74-1945661
Fiscal year end
December
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
1973
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
Yes
Categorization
NTEE code, primary
X80: Religious Media, Communications Organizations
NAICS code, primary
813110: Religious Organizations
Parent/child status
Independent