Reaching Unreached Nations

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Summary

Reaching Unreached Nations was founded in 1990 by Eric Watt and is a USA registered 501(c)3 tax-deductible organization. An interdenominational mission, RUN subscribes to the Lausanne Covenant and cooperates with Christians around the world to help fulfill the Great Commission. For the past decade God has enabled RUN to equip thousands of first generation Christian leaders from within the 10/40 Window, providing evangelistic media tools, a culturally sensitive discipleship model and practical skills for their ministries to become self-sustaining.


Contact information

Mailing address:
Reaching Unreached Nations
PO Box 6543
Virginia Beach, VA 23456

Website: runministries.org

Phone: (757) 213-2053

Email: [email protected]


Organization details

EIN: 541563242

CEO/President: Eric G. Watt

Chairman: Eric Watt

Board size: 5

Founder: Eric Watt

Ruling year: 1991

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 12/31

Member of ECFA: Yes

Member of ECFA since: 2016


Purpose

We believe that the local church is the hope of the world. And, since our core passion is to "to bring the revelation of God and His kingdom to unreached people" everything we do is focused on sharing the Good News and establishing healthy, reproducing, sustainable local churches. Through our "End to End Strategy" RUN provides church planters with the tools to work among unreached people with evangelism, orality, and Bible translation tools.


Mission statement

We equip the local church to: PRAY for the revelation of God and His Kingdom, RESCUE people from the evils of slavery, EMPOWER leaders with training and tools, and MULTIPLY movements that impact their world for good.


Statement of faith

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Transparency grade

A

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Foreign Missions

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating99 of 111013 of 146
Fund acquisition rating107 of 111115 of 146
Resource allocation rating242 of 111136 of 146
Asset utilization rating387 of 111045 of 146

Financial ratios

Funding ratiosSector median20222021202020192018
Return on fundraising efforts Return on fundraising efforts =
Fundraising expense /
Total contributions
5%1%1%2%9%14%
Fundraising cost ratio Fundraising cost ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total revenue
5%1%1%2%9%14%
Contributions reliance Contributions reliance =
Total contributions /
Total revenue
99%102%101%100%100%98%
Fundraising expense ratio Fundraising expense ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total expenses
5%1%1%2%9%16%
Other revenue reliance Other revenue reliance =
Total other revenue /
Total revenue
1%-2%-1%0%0%2%
 
Operating ratiosSector median20222021202020192018
Program expense ratio Program expense ratio =
Program services /
Total expenses
84%91%92%90%79%69%
Spending ratio Spending ratio =
Total expenses /
Total revenue
99%88%78%97%94%85%
Program output ratio Program output ratio =
Program services /
Total revenue
82%79%72%87%74%58%
Savings ratio Savings ratio =
Surplus (deficit) /
Total revenue
1%12%22%3%6%15%
Reserve accumulation rate Reserve accumulation rate =
Surplus (deficit) /
Net assets
2%27%60%13%20%50%
General and admin ratio General and admin ratio =
Management and general expense /
Total expenses
8%8%7%8%12%15%
 
Investing ratiosSector median20222021202020192018
Total asset turnover Total asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total assets
1.331.902.153.812.982.48
Degree of long-term investment Degree of long-term investment =
Total assets /
Total current assets
1.241.031.011.021.011.02
Current asset turnover Current asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total current assets
2.021.952.173.883.022.52
 
Liquidity ratiosSector median20222021202020192018
Current ratio Current ratio =
Total current assets /
Total current liabilities
18.81135.4788.1933.6149.439.80
Current liabilities ratio Current liabilities ratio =
Total current liabilities /
Total current assets
0.050.010.010.030.020.10
Liquid reserve level Liquid reserve level =
(Total current assets -
Total current liabilities) /
(Total expenses / 12)
5.626.115.473.003.894.28
 
Solvency ratiosSector median20222021202020192018
Liabilities ratio Liabilities ratio =
Total liabilities /
Total assets
7%3%1%9%2%10%
Debt ratio Debt ratio =
Debt /
Total assets
0%0%0%6%0%0%
Reserve coverage ratio Reserve coverage ratio =
Net assets /
Total expenses
67%51%46%24%33%36%

Financials

Balance sheet
 
Assets20222021202020192018
Cash$7,867,347$5,757,527$2,488,145$2,026,351$1,606,289
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$763$149$141$170$163,051
Short-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$7,868,110$5,757,676$2,488,286$2,026,521$1,769,340
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$42,926$42,670$42,046$30,376$28,903
Other long-term assets$158,628$0$0$0$0
Total long-term assets$201,554$42,670$42,046$30,376$28,903
Total assets$8,069,664$5,800,346$2,530,332$2,056,897$1,798,243
 
Liabilities20222021202020192018
Payables and accrued expenses$58,082$65,287$74,043$40,995$163,506
Other current liabilities$0$0$0$0$17,000
Total current liabilities$58,082$65,287$74,043$40,995$180,506
Debt$0$0$151,180$0$0
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$158,628$0$0$0$0
Total long-term liabilities$158,628$0$151,180$0$0
Total liabilities$216,710$65,287$225,223$40,995$180,506
 
Net assets20222021202020192018
Without donor restrictions$4,748,599$2,039,037$590,646$285,257$589,217
With donor restrictions$3,104,355$3,696,022$1,714,463$1,730,645$1,028,520
Net assets$7,852,954$5,735,059$2,305,109$2,015,902$1,617,737
 
Revenues and expenses
 
Revenue20222021202020192018
Total contributions$17,786,690$16,110,970$9,933,939$6,520,664$5,149,175
Program service revenue$0$0$0$0$115,822
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$2,896$2,374$640$1,531$2,824
Other revenue($313,232)($202,031)$1,210$410$0
Total other revenue($310,336)($199,657)$1,850$1,941$118,646
Total revenue$17,476,354$15,911,313$9,935,789$6,522,605$5,267,821
 
Expenses20222021202020192018
Program services$13,876,742$11,449,223$8,661,341$4,812,974$3,052,061
Management and general$1,296,142$873,458$808,785$747,506$670,439
Fundraising$159,198$158,682$176,456$563,960$730,851
Total expenses$15,332,082$12,481,363$9,646,582$6,124,440$4,453,351
 
Change in net assets20222021202020192018
Surplus (deficit)$2,144,272$3,429,950$289,207$398,165$814,470
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets$2,144,272$3,429,950$289,207$398,165$814,470

Compensation

NameTitleCompensation
Eric G WattPresident/Chairman$234,345

Compensation data as of: 12/31/2022


Response from ministry

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History


Program accomplishments

RUN has trained more than one million house church leaders to establish micro-businesses and to plant healthy, reproducing churches in some of the most restricted nations on earth.


Needs

During the winter, temperatures in parts of the Middle East and North Africa are similar to those in the U.S. Many of the thousands of at-risk boys and girls in our care have no source of heat, and most don't have adequate clothing to keep them warm and safe.

One of The Rescue Project's promises to orphaned children of war in our care is to provide them with food, water, shelter, and other essentials - including warm clothes. We need your help to provide them with items such as hats, scarves, gloves, and socks as temperatures turn frigid!