Back2Back Ministries

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Back2Back Ministries is an international Christian non-profit organization that is dedicated to being a voice for orphans.

Contact information

Mailing address:
Back2Back Ministries
PO Box 70
Mason, OH 45040


Phone: 513-754-0300

Email: [email protected]

Organization details

EIN: 311468516

CEO/President: Todd and Beth Guckenberger

Chairman: Jake Samad

Board size: 15


Ruling year: 1996

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 12/31

Member of ECFA: Yes

Member of ECFA since: 2011


We desire for every orphan and impoverished child to have the opportunity for success through "care for today and hope for tomorrow". Our goal is that each child would experience restoration to a life of purpose in which they can become fulfilled and mature Christian adults.

All that we do is committed to helping orphaned and vulnerable children become dependent on Jesus, independent and economically sustainable, and good neighbors living interdependently with others in their community.

Mission statement

We exist to love and care for orphans and impoverished children, by meeting their physical, spiritual, educational, social and emotional needs that they might overcome their life circumstances and break free from the cycle of generational poverty.

Statement of faith

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Adoption/Foster Care

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating484 of 110213 of 33
Fund acquisition rating249 of 11037 of 33
Resource allocation rating596 of 110314 of 33
Asset utilization rating697 of 110220 of 33

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Balance sheet
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$9,653$8,862$283,025$27,833$64,003
Short-term investments$7,186,310$6,719,042$0$0$85,405
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$13,638,045$11,875,924$6,960,631$4,987,180$5,540,784
Long-term investments$0$0$54,394$0$0
Fixed assets$4,332,854$4,390,799$4,590,322$2,470,876$2,538,193
Other long-term assets$75,000$75,000$510,778$285,177$285,177
Total long-term assets$4,407,854$4,465,799$5,155,494$2,756,053$2,823,370
Total assets$18,045,899$16,341,723$12,116,125$7,743,233$8,364,154
Payables and accrued expenses$334,693$297,551$272,221$179,300$143,727
Other current liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total current liabilities$334,693$297,551$272,221$179,300$143,727
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total long-term liabilities$810,111$848,690$885,599$0$0
Total liabilities$1,144,804$1,146,241$1,157,820$179,300$143,727
Net assets20222021202020192018
Without donor restrictions$12,468,003$12,339,906$8,559,405$6,361,917$6,542,439
With donor restrictions$4,433,092$2,855,576$2,398,900$1,202,016$1,677,988
Net assets$16,901,095$15,195,482$10,958,305$7,563,933$8,220,427
Revenues and expenses
Total contributions$15,073,840$15,654,906$14,030,760$10,981,540$11,365,574
Program service revenue$104,657$90,321$88,439$105,168$134,039
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$22,850$37,709($212,131)($438)($2,711)
Other revenue($107,138)($46,540)$21,456$4,417$4,596
Total other revenue$20,369$81,490($102,236)$109,147$135,924
Total revenue$15,094,209$15,736,396$13,928,524$11,090,687$11,501,498
Program services$10,971,165$9,641,458$8,634,594$10,055,799$9,659,722
Management and general$1,228,802$1,243,975$1,242,991$1,095,484$996,987
Total expenses$12,885,890$11,538,328$10,538,231$11,762,696$11,315,965
Change in net assets20222021202020192018
Surplus (deficit)$2,208,319$4,198,068$3,390,293($672,009)$185,533
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets$2,208,319$4,198,068$3,390,293($672,009)$185,533


Todd GuckenbergerExecutive Director$210,280
John UchereckField Staff$120,805
Matt CooperStaff Care Director$116,799
Julie CooperSVP Training & Curriculum - TFW$111,818
Jeffrey CoppinsDevelopment$109,671
Beth GuckenbergerCo - Executive Director -$87,511

Compensation data as of: 12/31/2022

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 1/30/2023. To update the information below, please email: [email protected]


Program accomplishments

Because of you, over 30,000 mission trip guests have traveled with Back2Back to serve orphaned and vulnerable children. More than 250 students gained access to a high school and college education. 37 children's homes are making the transition away from institutional care to family-style care. Over 500 organizations have been trained in Trauma Competent Care, helping over 250,000 children in 68 countries around the world.