The Center for Christian Study

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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


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


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.

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Evangelism

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating960 of 109741 of 47
Fund acquisition rating610 of 109931 of 47
Resource allocation rating876 of 109935 of 47
Asset utilization rating980 of 109736 of 47

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Balance sheet
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$1,031,423$788,280$587,447$914,301$83,351
Short-term investments$4,502,336$3,390,990$2,405,488$118,827$144,016
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$5,853,173$4,593,612$3,261,250$1,157,966$395,514
Long-term investments$986,730$1,040,366$835,335$1,951,238$1,232,103
Fixed assets$434,574$467,447$492,289$526,353$555,946
Other long-term assets$1,077,255$397,060$125,272$22,705$22,705
Total long-term assets$2,498,559$1,904,873$1,452,896$2,500,296$1,810,754
Total assets$8,351,732$6,498,485$4,714,146$3,658,262$2,206,268
Payables and accrued expenses$90,477$53,613$15,059$26,195$34,464
Other current liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total current liabilities$90,477$53,613$15,059$26,195$34,464
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$40,188$28,120$30,576$29,442$35,199
Total long-term liabilities$40,188$157,318$137,076$31,349$38,923
Total liabilities$130,665$210,931$152,135$57,544$73,387
Net assets20222021202020192018
Without donor restrictions$931,053$665,425$622,681$613,288$634,271
With donor restrictions$7,290,014$5,622,129$3,939,330$2,987,430$1,498,610
Net assets$8,221,067$6,287,554$4,562,011$3,600,718$2,132,881
Revenues and expenses
Total contributions$3,195,106$2,258,180$1,840,471$2,421,097$660,878
Program service revenue$131,547$148,283$156,035$174,798$194,459
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$36,169$38,856$20,316$3,517$13,808
Other revenue$0$0$0$0$0
Total other revenue$167,716$187,139$176,351$178,315$208,267
Total revenue$3,362,822$2,445,319$2,016,822$2,599,412$869,145
Program services$826,764$672,761$744,451$786,303$866,769
Management and general$177,096$152,854$143,106$135,011$156,389
Total expenses$1,232,251$1,003,030$1,117,459$1,181,362$1,135,604
Change in net assets20222021202020192018
Surplus (deficit)$2,130,571$1,442,289$899,363$1,418,050($266,459)
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets$2,130,571$1,442,289$899,363$1,418,050($266,459)


Dr William N WilderExecutive Director$110,585

Compensation data as of: 6/30/2022

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