Water4 Inc

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The global water crisis claims 3.4 million lives each year. To us, it's not just a statistic. It's 3.4 million people with names, families, hopes and dreams. When confronted with this reality, we must respond. This is not someone else's crisis...it's all of ours.

Did you know that more than $1.2 billion worth of water infrastructure investment has been wasted over the last 20 years on water wells that sit broken today? Charity alone will never solve the water crisis. Charity is effective when it's used to empower local people with the opportunity to solve their own problems in ways that can be self-sustained locally.

Contact information

Mailing address:
Water4 Inc
2405 NW 10th St.
Oklahoma City, OK 73107

Website: water4.org

Phone: 405-554-8214

Email: [email protected]

Organization details

EIN: 263260581

CEO/President: Matt Hangen

Chairman: Richard Greenly

Board size: 7

Founder: Richard and Terri Greenly

Ruling year: 2009

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 12/31

Member of ECFA: Yes

Member of ECFA since: 2021


"We're committed to local people solving local problems with local resources. We're committed to working through the capacity, strength and greatness of ordinary people to do whatever it takes to see a world where every last person has abundant access to safe water." Matt Hangen, President & CEO

Our Vision: A world where all people have access to save and Living Water.

Mission statement

Eradicating the world's water crisis through local, missional businesses.

The Why: God's vision for the world is Shalom, or universal flourishing. We believe that God made all people in His image (Imago Dei) and that He intended all people to flourish physically, psychologically, socially and spiritually. We see water as the catalyst to enabling communities to experience that abundance for generations. We also see physical water as the entry point to Jesus as the Living Water. Bringing the hope and change of safe water allows safe water businesses to speak beyond practical needs to those holistic in nature, to which we believe Jesus is key. We are focused on the long-term, which includes water services that are sustainable over generations and disciple making that has generational impact.

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Relief and Development

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating1003 of 109774 of 84
Fund acquisition rating984 of 109970 of 84
Resource allocation rating874 of 109966 of 84
Asset utilization rating770 of 109760 of 84

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Balance sheet
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$1,396,958$897,789$513,054$737,414$720,668
Short-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$5,821,144$4,085,486$3,537,692$3,434,759$3,744,333
Long-term investments$875,526$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$612,049$621,528$639,407$662,559$622,509
Other long-term assets$0$0$210,000$210,792$251,916
Total long-term assets$1,487,575$621,528$849,407$873,351$874,425
Total assets$7,308,719$4,707,014$4,387,099$4,308,110$4,618,758
Payables and accrued expenses$230,830$193,235$136,217$119,191$757,859
Other current liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total current liabilities$230,830$193,235$136,217$119,191$757,859
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total long-term liabilities$79,125$0$0$0$0
Total liabilities$309,955$193,235$136,217$119,191$757,859
Net assets20212020201920182017
Without donor restrictions$5,029,572$4,223,164$3,893,699$3,491,646$3,720,720
With donor restrictions$1,969,192$290,615$357,183$697,273$140,449
Net assets$6,998,764$4,513,779$4,250,882$4,188,919$3,860,899
Revenues and expenses
Total contributions$9,045,816$6,634,136$5,881,975$4,987,357$4,601,657
Program service revenue$21,967$34$8,500$1,690,555$1,832,665
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$2,655$11,471$14,152$20,644$16,417
Other revenue$315,534$22,834($78,543)($239,988)$351,831
Total other revenue$340,156$34,339($55,891)$1,471,211$2,200,913
Total revenue$9,385,972$6,668,475$5,826,084$6,458,568$6,802,570
Program services$5,383,557$4,819,952$4,519,946$4,722,822$5,351,302
Management and general$412,368$385,476$369,576$400,756$317,780
Total expenses$6,900,987$6,195,578$5,764,121$6,134,818$6,859,854
Change in net assets20212020201920182017
Surplus (deficit)$2,484,985$472,897$61,963$323,750($57,284)
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets$2,484,985$472,897$61,963$323,750($57,284)


Matthew HangenPresident & CEO$231,463
Kacy LoweSenior Dir of Development$142,588
Mandy GoksuSenior Dir of Strategic Partnerships$132,899
Richard R WebbDirector of Finance$130,536
Pamela Crant-HooverSenior Dir of Programs$117,832
Margaret StrealyHR/Secretary$70,553

Compensation data as of: 12/31/2021

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The information below was provided to MinistryWatch by the ministry itself. It was last updated 3/15/2023. To update the information below, please email: [email protected]


Program accomplishments

As of March 2023:

9,518 All-time Water Projects

2,132,399 All-time People Impacted by Safe Water

759,223 People Educated in WaSH & The Gospel