The Center for Christian Study

The information on this page was last updated 4/5/2023. If you see errors or omissions, please email: [email protected]


Summary

The Center for Christian Study is an educational and outreach ministry at UVA.


Contact information

Mailing address:
The Center for Christian Study
128 Chancellor Street
Charlottesville, VA 22903

Website: studycenter.net

Phone: (434) 817-1050

Email: [email protected]


Organization details

EIN: 510192618

CEO/President: Bill Wilder

Chairman: Bill Wilder

Board size: 16

Founder: Daryl Richman

Ruling year: 1976

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 06/30

Member of ECFA: Yes

Member of ECFA since: 1990


Purpose

The vision of the Center for Christian Study is to serve Jesus Christ by fostering the serious consideration in the university environment of a Biblical worldview, and by encouraging and facilitating wise discussion of the Truth in light of the challenges of contemporary culture.


Mission statement

he mission of the Center for Christian Study is to provide opportunities and resources for corporate and individual investigation of the truths of the historic Christian faith in response to the questions raised by contemporary society. We will provide these opportunities and resources first to the University of Virginia, secondly to the Charlottesville community and thirdly to the broader region. Through the fulfillment of this mission men and women will be transformed by the Truth, which will be reflected in their thoughts and actions, both in their private lives before God and in their public lives as members of society, the family, and the Church.


Statement of faith

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Transparency grade

A

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Evangelism

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating1093 of 111043 of 45
Fund acquisition rating995 of 111143 of 45
Resource allocation rating961 of 111140 of 45
Asset utilization rating1024 of 111037 of 45

Financial ratios

Funding ratiosSector median20232022202120202019
Return on fundraising efforts Return on fundraising efforts =
Fundraising expense /
Total contributions
7%19%7%8%12%11%
Fundraising cost ratio Fundraising cost ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total revenue
6%15%7%7%11%10%
Contributions reliance Contributions reliance =
Total contributions /
Total revenue
97%76%95%92%91%93%
Fundraising expense ratio Fundraising expense ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total expenses
6%15%19%18%21%22%
Other revenue reliance Other revenue reliance =
Total other revenue /
Total revenue
3%24%5%8%9%7%
 
Operating ratiosSector median20232022202120202019
Program expense ratio Program expense ratio =
Program services /
Total expenses
82%70%67%67%67%67%
Spending ratio Spending ratio =
Total expenses /
Total revenue
99%94%37%41%55%45%
Program output ratio Program output ratio =
Program services /
Total revenue
78%65%25%28%37%30%
Savings ratio Savings ratio =
Surplus (deficit) /
Total revenue
1%6%63%59%45%55%
Reserve accumulation rate Reserve accumulation rate =
Surplus (deficit) /
Net assets
1%1%26%23%20%39%
General and admin ratio General and admin ratio =
Management and general expense /
Total expenses
11%15%14%15%13%11%
 
Investing ratiosSector median20232022202120202019
Total asset turnover Total asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total assets
1.010.150.150.150.240.32
Degree of long-term investment Degree of long-term investment =
Total assets /
Total current assets
1.531.891.431.411.453.16
Current asset turnover Current asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total current assets
2.220.280.210.220.341.02
 
Liquidity ratiosSector median20232022202120202019
Current ratio Current ratio =
Total current assets /
Total current liabilities
11.3211.1864.6985.68216.5644.21
Current liabilities ratio Current liabilities ratio =
Total current liabilities /
Total current assets
0.090.090.020.010.000.02
Liquid reserve level Liquid reserve level =
(Total current assets -
Total current liabilities) /
(Total expenses / 12)
4.6439.0856.1254.3234.8611.50
 
Solvency ratiosSector median20232022202120202019
Liabilities ratio Liabilities ratio =
Total liabilities /
Total assets
11%6%2%3%3%2%
Debt ratio Debt ratio =
Debt /
Total assets
0%0%0%2%2%0%
Reserve coverage ratio Reserve coverage ratio =
Net assets /
Total expenses
74%634%667%627%408%305%

Financials

Balance sheet
 
Assets20232022202120202019
Cash$440,459$319,414$414,342$268,315$124,838
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$191,998$1,031,423$788,280$587,447$914,301
Short-term investments$4,057,327$4,502,336$3,390,990$2,405,488$118,827
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$4,689,784$5,853,173$4,593,612$3,261,250$1,157,966
Long-term investments$1,128,820$986,730$1,040,366$835,335$1,951,238
Fixed assets$403,056$434,574$467,447$492,289$526,353
Other long-term assets$2,641,438$1,077,255$397,060$125,272$22,705
Total long-term assets$4,173,314$2,498,559$1,904,873$1,452,896$2,500,296
Total assets$8,863,098$8,351,732$6,498,485$4,714,146$3,658,262
 
Liabilities20232022202120202019
Payables and accrued expenses$419,439$90,477$53,613$15,059$26,195
Other current liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total current liabilities$419,439$90,477$53,613$15,059$26,195
Debt$0$0$129,198$106,500$1,907
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$126,438$40,188$28,120$30,576$29,442
Total long-term liabilities$126,438$40,188$157,318$137,076$31,349
Total liabilities$545,877$130,665$210,931$152,135$57,544
 
Net assets20232022202120202019
Without donor restrictions$950,115$931,053$665,425$622,681$613,288
With donor restrictions$7,367,106$7,290,014$5,622,129$3,939,330$2,987,430
Net assets$8,317,221$8,221,067$6,287,554$4,562,011$3,600,718
 
Revenues and expenses
 
Revenue20232022202120202019
Total contributions$1,064,438$3,195,106$2,258,180$1,840,471$2,421,097
Program service revenue$149,247$131,547$148,283$156,035$174,798
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$181,032$36,169$38,856$20,316$3,517
Other revenue$0$0$0$0$0
Total other revenue$330,279$167,716$187,139$176,351$178,315
Total revenue$1,394,717$3,362,822$2,445,319$2,016,822$2,599,412
 
Expenses20232022202120202019
Program services$912,223$826,764$672,761$744,451$786,303
Management and general$196,608$177,096$152,854$143,106$135,011
Fundraising$202,591$228,391$177,415$229,902$260,048
Total expenses$1,311,422$1,232,251$1,003,030$1,117,459$1,181,362
 
Change in net assets20232022202120202019
Surplus (deficit)$83,295$2,130,571$1,442,289$899,363$1,418,050
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets$83,295$2,130,571$1,442,289$899,363$1,418,050

Compensation

NameTitleCompensation
Dr William N WilderExecutive Di$114,667

Compensation data as of: 6/30/2023


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