The LAMB Institute

The information on this page was last updated 3/30/2023. If you see errors or omissions, please email: [email protected]


Summary

LAMB is a Christ-centered, multifaceted ministry based in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. We seek to share the hope found in Christ Jesus as we care for, educate, protect, and empower those suffering extreme poverty, abuse, and exploitation in Honduras. LAMB was founded in 1999 by lifelong missionary, Suzy McCall, as a training school for Hondurans called to world mission.


Contact information

Mailing address:
The LAMB Institute
Post Office Box 2557
Mount Pleasant, SC 29465

Website: lambinstitute.org

Phone: (843) 442-9306

Email: [email protected]


Organization details

EIN: 571086826

CEO/President: Margaret Merritt

Chairman: Maybank Haygood

Board size: 7

Founder: Suzy McCall

Ruling year: 2001

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 12/31

Member of ECFA: Yes

Member of ECFA since: 2011


Purpose

We will follow the Lamb wherever He goes. (Rev. 14:4)


Mission statement

LAMB (US) acts in partnership with LAMB (Honduras) to accomplish their mission of sharing the hope found in Christ Jesus as they care for, educate, protect, and empower those suffering extreme poverty, abuse, and exploitation in Honduras. We exist to give glory to God by sharing what He is doing through His servants in Honduras, by praying with and for them, by providing financial resources and oversight, and by extending opportunities for churches and individuals to join in His work.


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 rating569 of 111079 of 146
Fund acquisition rating635 of 111188 of 146
Resource allocation rating279 of 111143 of 146
Asset utilization rating776 of 111097 of 146

Financial ratios

Funding ratiosSector median20232022202120202019
Return on fundraising efforts Return on fundraising efforts =
Fundraising expense /
Total contributions
5%6%0%5%4%6%
Fundraising cost ratio Fundraising cost ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total revenue
5%6%0%4%4%6%
Contributions reliance Contributions reliance =
Total contributions /
Total revenue
99%96%100%92%92%100%
Fundraising expense ratio Fundraising expense ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total expenses
5%7%0%7%6%6%
Other revenue reliance Other revenue reliance =
Total other revenue /
Total revenue
1%4%0%8%8%0%
 
Operating ratiosSector median20232022202120202019
Program expense ratio Program expense ratio =
Program services /
Total expenses
84%89%94%89%90%87%
Spending ratio Spending ratio =
Total expenses /
Total revenue
99%92%156%59%59%109%
Program output ratio Program output ratio =
Program services /
Total revenue
82%82%146%52%53%95%
Savings ratio Savings ratio =
Surplus (deficit) /
Total revenue
1%8%-56%41%41%-9%
Reserve accumulation rate Reserve accumulation rate =
Surplus (deficit) /
Net assets
2%7%-14%43%65%-21%
General and admin ratio General and admin ratio =
Management and general expense /
Total expenses
8%4%6%4%4%7%
 
Investing ratiosSector median20232022202120202019
Total asset turnover Total asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total assets
1.330.800.380.610.942.64
Degree of long-term investment Degree of long-term investment =
Total assets /
Total current assets
1.241.001.001.001.001.00
Current asset turnover Current asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total current assets
2.020.800.380.610.942.64
 
Liquidity ratiosSector median20232022202120202019
Current ratio Current ratio =
Total current assets /
Total current liabilities
18.81795.501857.031731.34433.13137.45
Current liabilities ratio Current liabilities ratio =
Total current liabilities /
Total current assets
0.050.000.000.000.000.01
Liquid reserve level Liquid reserve level =
(Total current assets -
Total current liabilities) /
(Total expenses / 12)
5.6214.9031.8019.7812.704.51
 
Solvency ratiosSector median20232022202120202019
Liabilities ratio Liabilities ratio =
Total liabilities /
Total assets
7%1%0%1%1%1%
Debt ratio Debt ratio =
Debt /
Total assets
0%0%0%0%0%0%
Reserve coverage ratio Reserve coverage ratio =
Net assets /
Total expenses
67%124%264%164%105%38%

Financials

Balance sheet
 
Assets20232022202120202019
Cash$2,724,123$2,576,877$2,952,036$1,694,554$595,924
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$71,273$22,959$3,364$1,150$1,150
Short-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$2,795,396$2,599,836$2,955,400$1,695,704$597,074
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total long-term assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total assets$2,795,396$2,599,836$2,955,400$1,695,704$597,074
 
Liabilities20232022202120202019
Payables and accrued expenses$3,514$1,400$1,707$3,915$4,344
Other current liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total current liabilities$3,514$1,400$1,707$3,915$4,344
Debt$0$0$0$0$0
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$13,566$11,135$15,233$5,612$0
Total long-term liabilities$13,566$11,135$15,233$5,612$0
Total liabilities$17,080$12,535$16,940$9,527$4,344
 
Net assets20232022202120202019
Without donor restrictions$0$0$0$352,440$266,076
With donor restrictions$2,778,316$2,587,301$2,938,460$1,333,737$326,655
Net assets$2,778,316$2,587,301$2,938,460$1,686,177$592,730
 
Revenues and expenses
 
Revenue20232022202120202019
Total contributions$2,351,524$626,906$2,799,499$2,468,108$1,457,134
Program service revenue$0$0$0$10,440$0
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$88,222$2,551$19,744$2,529$3,931
Other revenue$0$0$225,356$211,488($10,752)
Total other revenue$88,222$2,551$245,100$224,457($6,821)
Total revenue$2,439,746$629,457$3,044,599$2,692,565$1,450,313
 
Expenses20232022202120202019
Program services$2,008,315$921,576$1,591,901$1,439,196$1,370,957
Management and general$89,217$59,040$68,474$60,145$112,470
Fundraising$151,200$0$131,941$99,778$92,663
Total expenses$2,248,732$980,616$1,792,316$1,599,119$1,576,090
 
Change in net assets20232022202120202019
Surplus (deficit)$191,014($351,159)$1,252,283$1,093,446($125,777)
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets$191,014($351,159)$1,252,283$1,093,446($125,777)

Compensation

Compensation data for this ministry has not been collected.


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