Rabbit Room Inc / The Rabbit Room

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Music: From the beginning, music has been a central gathering point for the Rabbit Room community. Whether through live events like the Local Show, new releases from favorite artists, or the discovery of fresh new talent, we believe music brings people together.

Story: Through books, movies, theater, and other media, the magic of storytelling has the power to shape not only our minds, but the world around us. And story, like music, has the kind of magic that not only draws people closer to one another, but draws them further up and further into the great Story.

Art: Painting, gardening, pottery, woodcraft, parenting, cooking--whenever we spend our energy in creative action, art is the result. And it's these creative acts, large and small, that remind us we are ourselves the work of a Creator. Art is sacramental, pointing us toward the Truth present in every atom of Creation.

Contact information

Mailing address:
The Rabbit Room
3321 Stephens Hill Ln
Cane Ridge, TN 37013

Website: rabbitroom.com


Email: info@rabbitroom.com

Organization details

EIN: 475081441

CEO/President: Andrew Peterson / Pete Peterson

Chairman: Chris Wall

Board size: 9

Founder: Andrew Peterson

Ruling year: 2016

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 12/31

Member of ECFA: No

Member of ECFA since:


The Rabbit Room fosters Christ-centered community and spiritual formation through music, story, and art.

Mission statement

The Rabbit Room cultivates and curates stories, music, and art to nourish Christ-centered communities for the life of the world.

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Christian Growth

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating80 of 10226 of 74
Fund acquisition rating272 of 102417 of 74
Resource allocation rating29 of 10242 of 74
Asset utilization rating321 of 102226 of 74

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Balance sheet
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$0$101,056$0$0
Short-term investments$0$0$0$0
Other current assets$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$596,703$338,086$130,926$38,188
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$456,842$0$0$0
Other long-term assets$0$124,541$0$0
Total long-term assets$456,842$124,541$0$0
Total assets$1,053,545$462,627$130,926$38,188
Payables and accrued expenses$42$36$0$0
Other current liabilities$0$0$0$0
Total current liabilities$42$36$0$0
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$278,848$133,130$21,133$0
Total long-term liabilities$278,848$133,130$21,133$0
Total liabilities$278,890$133,166$21,133$0
Net assets2019201820172016
Without donor restrictions$0$0$0$0
With donor restrictions$0$0$0$0
Net assets$774,655$329,461$109,793$38,188
Revenues and expenses
Total contributions$650,636$307,918$106,956$33,590
Program service revenue$1,304,686$977,023$513,092$302,283
Membership dues$0$0$0$0
Investment income$0$0$0$0
Other revenue$0$0$23,485$0
Total other revenue$1,304,686$977,023$536,577$302,283
Total revenue$1,955,322$1,284,941$643,533$335,873
Program services$1,356,133$815,555$571,928$277,406
Management and general$0$208,209$0$20,279
Total expenses$1,356,133$1,023,764$571,928$297,685
Change in net assets2019201820172016
Surplus (deficit)$599,189$261,177$71,605$38,188
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets$599,189$261,177$71,605$38,188


Pete PetersonVice Preside$49,386
Andrew PetersonPresident$35,370

Compensation data as of: 12/31/2019

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The information below was provided to MinistryWatch by the ministry itself. It was last updated 12/16/2021. To update the information below, please email: info@ministrywatch.com


The Rabbit Room was conceived as an experiment in creative community. After author/singer/songwriter Andrew Peterson's first visit to the Oxford home of C. S. Lewis, he returned to Nashville with a conviction that community nourishes good and lasting work. The Rabbit Room, the name of the back room of the pub where the Oxford Inklings (including Lewis, Tolkien, and Charles Williams) shared their stories, began as a simple blog of contributing authors, songwriters, artists, and pastors.

Over the years, with the help of Andrew's brother, author A. S. "Pete" Peterson, as well as encouragement from the loyal Rabbit Room contributors and readers, the Rabbit Room has grown to include podcasts, a thriving music and book store, Rabbit Room Press, a yearly conference called Hutchmoot, The Local Show, and an office in a 150-year-old farmhouse called North Wind Manor.

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