Back2Back Ministries

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Summary

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

Website: back2back.org

Phone: 513-754-0300

Email: info@back2back.org


Organization details

EIN: 311468516

CEO/President: Todd and Beth Guckenberger

Chairman: Jake Samad

Board size: 14

Founder:

Ruling year: 1996

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 12/31

Member of ECFA: Yes

Member of ECFA since: 2011


Purpose

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.


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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Transparency grade

A

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Adoption/Foster Care

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating606 of 102219 of 34
Fund acquisition rating478 of 102413 of 34
Resource allocation rating533 of 102424 of 34
Asset utilization rating694 of 102221 of 34

Financial ratios

Funding ratiosSector median20202019201820172016
Return on fundraising efforts Return on fundraising efforts =
Fundraising expense /
Total contributions
6%5%6%6%5%4%
Fundraising cost ratio Fundraising cost ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total revenue
3%5%6%6%5%4%
Contributions reliance Contributions reliance =
Total contributions /
Total revenue
74%101%99%99%99%99%
Fundraising expense ratio Fundraising expense ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total expenses
4%6%5%6%5%5%
Other revenue reliance Other revenue reliance =
Total other revenue /
Total revenue
26%-1%1%1%1%1%
 
Operating ratiosSector median20202019201820172016
Program expense ratio Program expense ratio =
Program services /
Total expenses
85%82%85%85%87%87%
Spending ratio Spending ratio =
Total expenses /
Total revenue
93%76%106%98%95%86%
Program output ratio Program output ratio =
Program services /
Total revenue
75%62%91%84%82%74%
Savings ratio Savings ratio =
Surplus (deficit) /
Total revenue
7%24%-6%2%5%14%
Reserve accumulation rate Reserve accumulation rate =
Surplus (deficit) /
Net assets
16%31%-9%2%7%19%
General and admin ratio General and admin ratio =
Management and general expense /
Total expenses
11%12%9%9%8%8%
 
Investing ratiosSector median20202019201820172016
Total asset turnover Total asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total assets
1.220.871.521.351.211.14
Degree of long-term investment Degree of long-term investment =
Total assets /
Total current assets
1.491.741.551.511.541.69
Current asset turnover Current asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total current assets
1.901.512.362.041.871.93
 
Liquidity ratiosSector median20202019201820172016
Current ratio Current ratio =
Total current assets /
Total current liabilities
8.9825.5727.8138.5528.8268.04
Current liabilities ratio Current liabilities ratio =
Total current liabilities /
Total current assets
0.110.040.040.030.030.01
Liquid reserve level Liquid reserve level =
(Total current assets -
Total current liabilities) /
(Total expenses / 12)
5.467.624.905.726.206.12
 
Solvency ratiosSector median20202019201820172016
Liabilities ratio Liabilities ratio =
Total liabilities /
Total assets
14%10%2%2%2%1%
Debt ratio Debt ratio =
Debt /
Total assets
3%7%0%0%0%0%
Reserve coverage ratio Reserve coverage ratio =
Net assets /
Total expenses
59%104%64%73%81%87%

Financials

Balance sheet
 
Assets20202019201820172016
Cash$6,677,606$4,959,347$5,391,376$5,157,803$4,444,971
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$283,025$27,833$64,003$62,444$0
Short-term investments$0$0$85,405$101,821$0
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$6,960,631$4,987,180$5,540,784$5,322,068$4,444,971
Long-term investments$54,394$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$4,590,322$2,470,876$2,538,193$2,609,087$2,788,314
Other long-term assets$510,778$285,177$285,177$285,177$285,177
Total long-term assets$5,155,494$2,756,053$2,823,370$2,894,264$3,073,491
Total assets$12,116,125$7,743,233$8,364,154$8,216,332$7,518,462
 
Liabilities20202019201820172016
Payables and accrued expenses$272,221$179,300$143,727$184,681$65,332
Other current liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total current liabilities$272,221$179,300$143,727$184,681$65,332
Debt$885,599$0$0$0$0
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total long-term liabilities$885,599$0$0$0$0
Total liabilities$1,157,820$179,300$143,727$184,681$65,332
 
Net assets20202019201820172016
Without donor restrictions$8,559,405$6,361,917$6,542,439$5,754,833$5,607,882
With donor restrictions$2,398,900$1,202,016$1,677,988$2,276,818$1,845,248
Net assets$10,958,305$7,563,933$8,220,427$8,031,651$7,453,130
 
Revenues and expenses
 
Revenue20202019201820172016
Total contributions$14,030,760$10,981,540$11,365,574$10,395,583$9,978,737
Program service revenue$88,439$105,168$134,039$116,503$113,817
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income($212,131)($438)($2,711)$0($2,926)
Other revenue$21,456$4,417$4,596$4,104($49,347)
Total other revenue($102,236)$109,147$135,924$120,607$61,544
Total revenue$13,928,524$11,090,687$11,501,498$10,516,190$10,040,281
 
Expenses20202019201820172016
Program services$8,634,594$10,055,799$9,659,722$8,611,659$7,463,227
Management and general$1,242,991$1,095,484$996,987$838,135$719,639
Fundraising$660,646$611,413$659,256$490,405$408,292
Total expenses$10,538,231$11,762,696$11,315,965$9,940,199$8,591,158
 
Change in net assets20202019201820172016
Surplus (deficit)$3,390,293($672,009)$185,533$575,991$1,449,123
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets$3,390,293($672,009)$185,533$575,991$1,449,123

Compensation

NameTitleCompensation
Beth GuckenbergerCo - Executive Director -$139,665
John GuckenbergerUS Operations Director$131,857
Daniel ShumanMedical Coordinator$125,362
Todd GuckenbergerExecutive Director$124,865

Compensation data as of: 12/31/2020


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 4/6/2022. To update the information below, please email: info@ministrywatch.com


History


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.


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