EIN 13-5648615

Word of Life Fellowship

IRS 501(c) type
501(c)(3)
Num. employees
949
Year formed
1942
Most recent tax filings
2019-12
NTEE code, primary
Description
Word of Life Fellowship Inc is an international evangelistic Christian youth ministry headquartered in Schroon Lake, in the Adirondack Mountains region of New York in the United States.

Program areas at Word of Life Fellowship

Local Church Ministries(LCM): Through LCM Word of Life partners with approximately 500 churches in the United States. The Word of Life Local Church program serves local churches to establish foundational truths for godly living in the lives of young people. Age specific programs are offered to preschool through high school. Local church lay people are trained and equipped by Word of Life staff to effectively minister to their youth.
Camps and Conferences: Reaching youth and adults through camps and conference ministries is a Word of Life trademark. Annually thousands of youth are ministered to through camps in the United States and thousands of adults are guests at conference centers in New York and Florida.
Word of Life operates an accredited Bible Institute with the main campus in New York and teaching site in Florida. Students study the Word of God under outstanding resident and adjunct professors. Students are instructed using the Holy Bible to learn and apply practical principles in ministering to others and developing a godly lifestyle.

Form 990s for Word of Life Fellowship

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-122020-12-30990View PDF
2018-122019-10-31990View PDF
2017-122018-12-22990View PDF
2016-122017-10-11990View PDF
2015-122017-01-23990View PDF
...and 6 more Form 990s

Who funds Word of Life Fellowship

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
GrantmakerDescriptionAmount
Word of Life FoundationMinistry$18,750,593
 Subscribe to viewFor Grant Recipient's Exempt Purposes$873,095
 Subscribe to viewCapital Campaign Fund$350,000
...and 25 more grants received
Federal funding details
Federal agencyProgram nameAmount
Department of EducationFEDERAL DIRECT STUDENT LOANS$1,455,834
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...and 2 more federal grants / contracts

Financials for Word of Life Fellowship

RevenuesFYE 12/2019
Total grants, contributions, etc.$37,324,504
Program services$17,932,301
Investment income and dividends$97,928
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$269,716
Miscellaneous revenues$428,668
Total revenues$56,053,117

Personnel at Word of Life Fellowship

NameTitleCompensation
Donald H. Lough, JR.Chief Executive Officer
Benjamin J NelsonVice President Finances
George TheisDirector 1991 - 1999
 Subscribe to viewDirector of Florida Ministries
 Subscribe to viewDirector and Treasurer$97,279
...and 3 more key personnel

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Nonprofit Types
Issues
Characteristics
Key performance indicators
Total revenues
$56,053,117
2019
Yearly growth
-11.9%
% of revenues
n/a
Total expenses
$47,711,984
2019
Yearly growth
-1.6%
% of expenses
n/a
Total assets
$78,488,994
2019
Yearly growth
13.6%
% of assets
n/a
Num. employees
949
2019
Yearly growth
-2%
% of total
n/a
General information
Address
P O Box 600
Schroon Lake, NY 12870
Metro area
Glens Falls, NY
Website URL
wol.org/ 
Phone
(518) 494-6000
Facebook page
wordoflife 
Twitter profile
@wordoflife 
IRS details
EIN
13-5648615
Fiscal year end
December
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
1942
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
Yes
Categorization
NTEE code, primary
X20: Christian
NAICS code, primary
611310: Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
Parent/child status
Central organization