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Urban Alternative (TUA)

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

TUA is a religious media organization based in Desoto, TX that was founded in 1982. As of 2019 they had $14 million in revenue and $11 million in assets.

We seek to equip and empower Christians to walk within their true authority under God so that they can then bring direct and effective change into each of the covenantal spheres of life: personal, family, church and community.

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Program areas at TUA

National Media Outreach:The expositional presentation of God's Word is the first and highest priority of our ministry. We are dedicated to restoring hope and transforming lives in individuals, families, churches and communities through the proclamation and application of the Word of God. Radio - The Urban Alternative is able to reach over 2 million people each week in the United States as we air on over 1,400 radio outlets, as well as impact lives in 130 countries. See Schedule O for continuation of national media outreach.

Local Communities Reach:The Urban Alternative impacts local communities through the strategic training and equipping of pastors, pastors' wives and lay leaders in churches and non-profit organizations. We do this through Kingdom Agenda Pastors, Pastors' Wives Ministry, the National Church Adopt-a-School Initiative, and the Tony Evans Training Center. See Schedule O for continuation of local communities outreach.

Form 990s for TUA

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-12Jan 17, 2020990View PDF
2017-12Dec 22, 2018990View PDF
2016-12Mar 14, 2018990View PDF
2015-12Jan 18, 2017990View PDF
2014-12Jul 27, 2015990View PDF
...and five more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for TUA

Total grants, contributions, etc.$13,555,850
Program services$458,229
Investment income and dividends$21,034
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$-6,479
Net income from fundraising events$-213,345
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$480,047
Miscellaneous revenues$54,075
Total revenues$14,349,411

Vendors for TUA

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
WordPressContent management system software2019-12-03
███████Marketing software; CRM software; Content management system software2019-12-03
█████ ██████ ███Tax accounting2018-11-27
██████ ███Software2018-04-12
██████ ███ ███████Fundraising and Consulting; Direct Mail Services Consulting$156,3712017-12-01
██████ █████ █████Media Production$174,6192017-12-01
████████ ████ ██████████████Radio Program Production$107,2212017-12-01
████ ██████Advice and Consulting$36,0002017-12-01
...and three more vendors

Personnel at TUA

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Anthony T EvansPresident$176,612Jan. 26, 2018
Lois EvansSenior Vice President$35,360Oct. 27, 2017
██████ ███████Secretary$0Dec. 31, 2016
███████ █ ███████Vice President$84,004Dec. 31, 2016
██████ █ ████████Vice Chairman$0Dec. 31, 2016

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