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: hello@water4.org

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 rating922 of 102274 of 85
Fund acquisition rating942 of 102480 of 85
Resource allocation rating767 of 102468 of 85
Asset utilization rating649 of 102251 of 85

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Balance sheet
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$513,054$737,414$720,668$714,376$1,526,140
Short-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$3,537,692$3,434,759$3,744,333$2,966,393$2,740,082
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$639,407$662,559$622,509$641,616$643,317
Other long-term assets$210,000$210,792$251,916$506,104$32,393
Total long-term assets$849,407$873,351$874,425$1,147,720$675,710
Total assets$4,387,099$4,308,110$4,618,758$4,114,113$3,415,792
Payables and accrued expenses$136,217$119,191$757,859$1,577,652$980,418
Other current liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total current liabilities$136,217$119,191$757,859$1,577,652$980,418
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total long-term liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total liabilities$136,217$119,191$757,859$1,577,652$980,418
Net assets20192018201720152014
Without donor restrictions$3,893,699$3,491,646$3,720,720$2,400,879$1,935,374
With donor restrictions$357,183$697,273$140,449$135,582$500,000
Net assets$4,250,882$4,188,919$3,860,899$2,536,461$2,435,374
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Total contributions$5,881,975$4,987,357$4,601,657$2,397,257$2,508,623
Program service revenue$8,500$1,690,555$1,832,665$1,996,315$1,787,056
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$14,152$20,644$16,417$6,501$171
Other revenue($78,543)($239,988)$351,831$599,729$3,836
Total other revenue($55,891)$1,471,211$2,200,913$2,602,545$1,791,063
Total revenue$5,826,084$6,458,568$6,802,570$4,999,802$4,299,686
Program services$4,519,946$4,722,822$5,351,302$3,753,351$3,782,488
Management and general$369,576$400,756$317,780$211,848$250,291
Total expenses$5,764,121$6,134,818$6,859,854$4,898,715$5,162,757
Change in net assets20192018201720152014
Surplus (deficit)$61,963$323,750($57,284)$101,087($863,071)
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets$61,963$323,750($57,284)$101,087($863,071)


Matthew HangenPresident and CEO$180,634
Michael MitchellDevelopment Director$139,303
Randy WebbChief Financial Officer$124,646
Margie StrealyController/Secretary$66,836

Compensation data as of: 12/31/2019

Response from ministry

No response has been provided by this ministry.

The information below was provided to MinistryWatch by the ministry itself. It was last updated 4/29/2022. To update the information below, please email: info@ministrywatch.com


Program accomplishments

As of August 2021:

7,020 All-time Water Projects

1,726,568 All-time People Impacted by Safe Water

438,983 People Educated in WaSH & The Gospel