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Sharing Christ's passion for the world by serving the most vulnerable through national churches and leaders.

Contact information

Mailing address:
1817 Austin Bluffs Pkwy #110
Colorado Springs, CO 80918


Phone: (719) 900-1800

Email: [email protected]

Organization details

EIN: 461522377

CEO/President: Ben Foley

Chairman: Tony Lombardi

Board size: 10

Founder: Lars Dunberg and Maria Sturt

Ruling year: 2013

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 03/31

Member of ECFA: Yes

Member of ECFA since: 2015


In December of 2012, ServeNow was launched to serve people in need by caring for orphans, widows, underprivileged children and youth as well as equipping the Church for greater fulfillment of its ministry and providing humanitarian assistance where needed.

Mission statement

Sharing Christ's passion for the world by serving the most vulnerable through national churches and leaders.

Statement of faith

We believe the Bible to be the inspired, the only infallible, authoritative Word of God.

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

We believe in the deity of Christ, in His virgin birth, in His sinless life, in His miracles, in His vicarious and atoning death through His shed blood, in His bodily resurrection, in His ascension to the right hand of the Father, in His present rule as Head of the Church and in His personal return in power and glory.

We believe that for salvation of lost and sinful people, regeneration by the Holy Spirit is absolutely essential. We believe in the present ministry of the person of the Holy Spirit, by whose indwelling the Christian is enabled to live a godly life, and to overcome the attacks of the Evil One, Satan.

We believe in the resurrection of both the saved and the lost, they that are saved unto the resurrection of life and they that are lost unto the resurrection of damnation.

We believe in the spiritual unity of believers in our Lord Jesus Christ, with equality across race, gender, and class differences.

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Community Development

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating238 of 110431 of 122
Fund acquisition rating849 of 110583 of 122
Resource allocation rating158 of 110539 of 122
Asset utilization rating102 of 110412 of 122

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Balance sheet
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$87,836$29,137$32,829$108,849$107,788
Short-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$1,205,157$1,250,582$1,064,937$1,092,822$255,187
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$0$0$22,360$22,101$17,664
Other long-term assets$113,417$0$0$0$48,663
Total long-term assets$113,417$0$22,360$22,101$66,327
Total assets$1,318,574$1,250,582$1,087,297$1,114,923$321,514
Payables and accrued expenses$71,049$22,184$39,739$55,740$41,184
Other current liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total current liabilities$71,049$22,184$39,739$55,740$41,184
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$114,662$0$0$60,000$117,604
Total long-term liabilities$114,662$0$79,114$60,000$117,604
Total liabilities$185,711$22,184$118,853$115,740$158,788
Net assets20232022202120202019
Without donor restrictions$1,057,042$976,264$949,985$971,268$105,201
With donor restrictions$75,821$252,134$18,459$27,915$57,525
Net assets$1,132,863$1,228,398$968,444$999,183$162,726
Revenues and expenses
Total contributions$4,001,777$3,109,879$1,670,363$2,505,935$1,418,407
Program service revenue$0$0$0$0$0
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$3,321$1,374$3,254$786$110
Other revenue$2,309$81,794$81,558$18,092$889
Total other revenue$5,630$83,168$84,812$18,878$999
Total revenue$4,007,407$3,193,047$1,755,175$2,524,813$1,419,406
Program services$3,517,418$2,484,796$1,386,767$1,336,864$1,028,837
Management and general$225,401$124,207$138,475$137,378$119,227
Total expenses$4,102,942$2,933,093$1,785,914$1,688,356$1,291,931
Change in net assets20232022202120202019
Surplus (deficit)($95,535)$259,954($30,739)$836,457$127,475
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets($95,535)$259,954($30,739)$836,457$127,475


Benjamin S FoleyInternational President$118,712

Compensation data as of: 3/31/2023

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The information below was provided to MinistryWatch by the ministry itself. It was last updated 3/29/2023. To update the information below, please email: [email protected]


ServeNow was started in December 2012 by Lars Dunberg and his daughter Maria Sturt. Their mission was to serve those most in need around the world. ServeNow's first project was the rebuilding of a toilet facility in Uganda where children were attending school. Since then the ministry has grown significantly, serving over 3 million people in our first five years throughout Africa, Europe, Asia, Latin America, and the Muslim World. We are equipping the local church and coming alongside them to reach their communities for Christ ... and we are just getting started!

Program accomplishments

Below are people served since ServeNow was founded in December of 2012.

1,700,000+ Basic Series booklets in use

10,000+ women and children in education, skill-training, or micro-enterprise programs

600,000+ people served in a tangible way