Chestnut Mountain Ranch

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Chestnut Mountain Ranch is a Christ-centered home and school. We reach the hearts of young men and restore broken families through a structured, loving community.

Contact information

Mailing address:
Chestnut Mountain Ranch
244 Ponderosa Ponds Rd
Morgantown, WV 26508


Phone: 304-241-1709

Email: [email protected]

Organization details

EIN: 201614712

CEO/President: Stephen Finn

Chairman: Shane Sole

Board size: 10

Founder: Stephen Finn

Ruling year: 2005

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 12/31

Member of ECFA: Yes

Member of ECFA since: 2011


Our vision is to restore hope to children and families.

Mission statement

Chestnut Mountain Ranch will establish an academic environment to motivate the student to use his gifts and abilities for God's glory. (Prov. 22:6) Consistent encouragement, meaningful relationships and quality instruction will help the student and his family realize God's purpose in every aspect of their lives and equip them to make sound choices.

Chestnut Mountain Ranch (CMR) is located just 6 miles south of Morgantown, West Virginia on 225 beautiful acres. The Ranch is a Christ-centered safe haven for boys and families in crisis... a place for family restoration, where boys can enjoy school again, and all can experience positive family values.

We modeled CMR after the 25+ year program called Eagle Ranch. Located in Georgia, Eagle Ranch is nationally recognized as one of the best programs in the country, and has been featured on notable programs such as CNN News.

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Community Development

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating745 of 107786 of 142
Fund acquisition rating615 of 107871 of 142
Resource allocation rating693 of 107895 of 142
Asset utilization rating677 of 107786 of 142

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Balance sheet
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$26,642$25,742$25,290$24,368$25,459
Short-term investments$164,008$0$0$0$0
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$2,122,723$685,354$276,240$326,236$313,968
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$357,531$287,139$257,421$254,573$3,384,784
Other long-term assets$573,465$365,549$365,885$283,751$570,213
Total long-term assets$930,996$652,688$623,306$538,324$3,954,997
Total assets$3,053,719$1,338,042$899,546$864,560$4,268,965
Payables and accrued expenses$60,931$55,258$38,667$23,251$28,339
Other current liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total current liabilities$60,931$55,258$38,667$23,251$28,339
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$0$190,642$0$0$0
Total long-term liabilities$0$190,642$0$0$0
Total liabilities$60,931$245,900$38,667$23,251$28,339
Net assets20212020201920182017
Without donor restrictions$2,992,788$1,092,142$860,879$841,309$4,240,626
With donor restrictions$0$0$0$0$0
Net assets$2,992,788$1,092,142$860,879$841,309$4,240,626
Revenues and expenses
Total contributions$2,608,722$884,895$709,316$832,964$821,311
Program service revenue$1,074,588$896,217$734,027$554,203$472,443
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$12$14$15$13$1,146
Other revenue$307,426$72,530$88,626$15,242$2,976
Total other revenue$1,382,026$968,761$822,668$569,458$476,565
Total revenue$3,990,748$1,853,656$1,531,984$1,402,422$1,297,876
Program services$1,571,595$1,244,517$1,146,780$3,560,250$979,770
Management and general$314,838$246,350$245,027$188,178$217,684
Total expenses$2,048,081$1,622,393$1,512,414$3,853,802$1,296,388
Change in net assets20212020201920182017
Surplus (deficit)$1,942,667$231,263$19,570($2,451,380)$1,488
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets$1,942,667$231,263$19,570($2,451,380)$1,488


Steve FinnExecutive Direction$42,213

Compensation data as of: 12/31/2019

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