Pulse Outreach

The information on this page was last updated 2/22/2023. If you see errors or omissions, please email: [email protected]


Summary

Pulse aims to bring the hope of Jesus to the next generation - whether it's through live events or livestreams, local revival gatherings, raising up leaders, or creating digital resources - people have responded to Jesus through our initiatives.


Contact information

Mailing address:
Pulse Outreach
600 S 9th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55404

Website: pulse.org

Phone: 612-248-8080

Email: [email protected]


Organization details

EIN: 205425332

CEO/President: Nick Hall

Chairman: Kirk Humphreys

Board size: 6

Founder: Nick Hall

Ruling year: 2007

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 06/30

Member of ECFA: Yes

Member of ECFA since: 2010


Purpose

As a culture, we have become increasingly silent about Jesus-yet this generation needs Him now more than ever. Pulse is on mission to put Jesus at the pulse of a generation through large and small live events around the world.

GenZs now spend more time on internet-connected devices than any generation in history. Pulse is working to bring the message of Jesus to them by developing digital content and resources-tools that will help this generation grow in their relationship with Jesus and share Him with others.


Mission statement

We want to see the Gospel spread, God's Word engaged, and disciples multiplied through live events, digital ministry, training for young evangelists and leaders, and working in deep partnership across generations.


Statement of faith

1- We believe the Bible is the inspired, the only infallible, authoritative Word of God.

2- We believe that there is one God, eternally existent in three persons: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.

3- We believe in the deity of our Lord Jesus Christ in His virgin birth, in His sinless Life, in His miracles, in His death and atonement through His shed blood, in His bodily resurrection, and in His personal return in power and glory.

4- We believe that for the salvation of lost and sinful people, faith in the Lord Jesus Christ, repentance of sin, and new life by the Holy Spirit is essential.

5- We believe in the present ministry of the Holy Spirit, by whose indwelling the Christian is enabled to live a godly life.

6- We believe in the forgiveness of sins, and the resurrection of every individual, either to eternal life with God in heaven or to eternal separation from Him in hell.

7- We believe in the spiritual unity of believers in our Lord Jesus Christ.

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Educational Media

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating394 of 108513 of 46
Fund acquisition rating447 of 108820 of 46
Resource allocation rating449 of 108818 of 46
Asset utilization rating485 of 108518 of 46

Financial ratios

Funding ratiosSector median20222021202020192018
Return on fundraising efforts Return on fundraising efforts =
Fundraising expense /
Total contributions
7%6%13%6%11%10%
Fundraising cost ratio Fundraising cost ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total revenue
6%7%13%6%11%10%
Contributions reliance Contributions reliance =
Total contributions /
Total revenue
92%101%101%100%100%99%
Fundraising expense ratio Fundraising expense ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total expenses
7%10%11%10%11%13%
Other revenue reliance Other revenue reliance =
Total other revenue /
Total revenue
8%-1%-1%0%0%1%
 
Operating ratiosSector median20222021202020192018
Program expense ratio Program expense ratio =
Program services /
Total expenses
82%84%77%81%82%81%
Spending ratio Spending ratio =
Total expenses /
Total revenue
89%64%114%57%98%75%
Program output ratio Program output ratio =
Program services /
Total revenue
72%54%87%46%80%61%
Savings ratio Savings ratio =
Surplus (deficit) /
Total revenue
11%36%-14%43%2%25%
Reserve accumulation rate Reserve accumulation rate =
Surplus (deficit) /
Net assets
12%51%-11%66%7%76%
General and admin ratio General and admin ratio =
Management and general expense /
Total expenses
11%6%12%9%7%6%
 
Investing ratiosSector median20222021202020192018
Total asset turnover Total asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total assets
0.720.800.850.801.941.82
Degree of long-term investment Degree of long-term investment =
Total assets /
Total current assets
1.341.631.861.592.941.77
Current asset turnover Current asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total current assets
1.111.311.591.285.713.22
 
Liquidity ratiosSector median20222021202020192018
Current ratio Current ratio =
Total current assets /
Total current liabilities
14.365.4730.4943.756.9814.72
Current liabilities ratio Current liabilities ratio =
Total current liabilities /
Total current assets
0.070.180.030.020.140.07
Liquid reserve level Liquid reserve level =
(Total current assets -
Total current liabilities) /
(Total expenses / 12)
9.467.507.329.151.803.47
 
Solvency ratiosSector median20222021202020192018
Liabilities ratio Liabilities ratio =
Total liabilities /
Total assets
11%11%8%6%33%22%
Debt ratio Debt ratio =
Debt /
Total assets
0%0%0%0%0%0%
Reserve coverage ratio Reserve coverage ratio =
Net assets /
Total expenses
121%111%108%116%35%43%

Financials

Balance sheet
 
Assets20222021202020192018
Cash$9,198,561$3,950,936$5,163,142$1,094,793$1,456,114
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$1,155,779$376,296$351,616$320,900$785,495
Short-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$10,354,340$4,327,232$5,514,758$1,415,693$2,241,609
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$6,498,018$3,731,208$3,272,999$2,751,614$1,719,700
Other long-term assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total long-term assets$6,498,018$3,731,208$3,272,999$2,751,614$1,719,700
Total assets$16,852,358$8,058,440$8,787,757$4,167,307$3,961,309
 
Liabilities20222021202020192018
Payables and accrued expenses$1,891,339$141,925$126,048$202,931$152,245
Other current liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total current liabilities$1,891,339$141,925$126,048$202,931$152,245
Debt$0$0$0$0$0
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$0$510,897$439,004$1,173,785$706,085
Total long-term liabilities$0$510,897$439,004$1,173,785$706,085
Total liabilities$1,891,339$652,822$565,052$1,376,716$858,330
 
Net assets20222021202020192018
Without donor restrictions$11,581,212$7,157,279$7,125,188$1,225,906$2,342,355
With donor restrictions$3,379,807$248,339$1,097,517$1,564,685$760,624
Net assets$14,961,019$7,405,618$8,222,705$2,790,591$3,102,979
 
Revenues and expenses
 
Revenue20222021202020192018
Total contributions$21,266,967$6,093,146$12,495,878$8,301,606$9,500,476
Program service revenue$209,311$38,529$84,386$50,125$211,468
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$33,350$19,199$13,580$12,185$7,189
Other revenue($419,479)($102,682)($96,022)($91,430)($143,890)
Total other revenue($176,818)($44,954)$1,944($29,120)$74,767
Total revenue$21,090,149$6,048,192$12,497,822$8,272,486$9,575,243
 
Expenses20222021202020192018
Program services$11,327,523$5,267,203$5,736,799$6,657,459$5,871,981
Management and general$825,172$810,487$637,823$527,171$428,835
Fundraising$1,382,053$787,589$691,086$900,244$914,378
Total expenses$13,534,748$6,865,279$7,065,708$8,084,874$7,215,194
 
Change in net assets20222021202020192018
Surplus (deficit)$7,555,401($817,087)$5,432,114$187,612$2,360,049
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets$7,555,401($817,087)$5,432,114$187,612$2,360,049

Compensation

NameTitleCompensation
Nick HallPresident$215,525
Justin TennisonFormer President$207,290
Karen Berg-JohnsonVP of Donor Ministries$153,783
John OrenVP of Finance and Operations$85,066

Compensation data as of: 6/30/2022


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History

Nick Hall is the visionary of Together, author of the book Reset, and the President of Pulse. As an evangelistic voice to this generation, Nick Hall has shared the Gospel at hundreds of events to more than five million people and is regularly featured as a speaker for pastors gatherings, student conferences, training events, and festivals around the world.


Program accomplishments

Our Founder and President, Nick Hall, started Pulse in 2006 on his college campus. Since then we've seen 318,244,124 people impacted by the Gospel and 1,997,440 people have responded to Jesus through our initiatives.


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