International Christian Concern

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International Christian Concern is dedicated to serving 200 million suffering believers by providing them assistance, advocating on their behalf, and raising awareness of their plight, especially in the West where the mainstream media neglects to report their suffering.

Contact information

Mailing address:
International Christian Concern
2020 Pennsylvania Ave NW #941
Washington, DC 20006-1846


Phone: (800) 422-5441


Organization details

EIN: 521942990

CEO/President: Jeff King

Chairman: James Schnabel

Board size: 8

Founder: Steve Snyder

Ruling year: 1996

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 12/31

Member of ECFA: Yes

Member of ECFA since: 1997


ICC acts as a bridge between believers in free countries and believers in persecuted countries. This bridge carries encouragement, prayers, and aid in while news, requests, and love flow back over the bridge. The bridge also allows for the voices and concerns of the persecuted to be heard by the Church so that we might move the rest of the world to action on their behalf.

Persecuted believers are God's gift to the Church in the West: they are like a mirror held up to our face. We look and say, "If that is a Christian then what am I?" This is part of why we serve the amazing group of believers around the world. Now more than ever, it is critical for the Church to be aware of the suffering, how to pray and how to help.

Mission statement

International Christian Concern (ICC) exists to relieve the suffering of the worldwide persecuted church and help it grow in strength and breadth. ICC accomplishes its mission through effective assistance, advocacy and awareness with integrity toward God and our donors.

Statement of faith

We are non-denominational and will assist all persecuted Christians who affirm the Apostles' Creed and believe that the Bible is the inspired word of God. This includes Protestants, Catholics, and Orthodox believers. The persecuted church cannot easily afford to be isolated based on denominational differences, and we feel a Biblical mandate to support all who confess Christ as Lord, understanding that there are significant theological differences between denominations and traditions. We acknowledge and accept the differences, but feel we must pull together to support and defend the weakest members of our family...the persecuted.

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Relief and Development

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating484 of 101038 of 84
Fund acquisition rating263 of 101225 of 84
Resource allocation rating622 of 101247 of 84
Asset utilization rating609 of 101049 of 84

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Balance sheet
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$286,698$289,119$17,038$26,124$32,277
Short-term investments$556,848$419,214$430,692$320,694$285,733
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$1,821,706$1,733,271$1,860,719$1,844,459$2,044,960
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$13,213$16,676$24,715$25,477$26,342
Other long-term assets$10,304$10,304$10,304$10,304$10,304
Total long-term assets$23,517$26,980$35,019$35,781$36,646
Total assets$1,845,223$1,760,251$1,895,738$1,880,240$2,081,606
Payables and accrued expenses$116,109$117,626$69,150$96,838$54,835
Other current liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total current liabilities$116,109$117,626$69,150$96,838$54,835
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$0$9,457$25,627$37,783$42,436
Total long-term liabilities$0$9,457$25,627$37,783$42,436
Total liabilities$116,109$127,083$94,777$134,621$97,271
Net assets20192018201720162015
Without donor restrictions$1,484,200$1,284,602$1,173,327$1,149,729$945,797
With donor restrictions$244,914$348,566$627,634$595,890$1,038,538
Net assets$1,729,114$1,633,168$1,800,961$1,745,619$1,984,335
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Total contributions$2,493,600$2,286,564$2,296,846$2,190,322$2,716,545
Program service revenue$0$0$8,799$10,537$0
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$20,991$11,574$18,898$16,767$22,087
Other revenue$0$0$0$0$0
Total other revenue$20,991$11,574$27,697$27,304$22,087
Total revenue$2,514,591$2,298,138$2,324,543$2,217,626$2,738,632
Program services$2,148,681$2,036,971$1,950,067$2,153,694$2,173,009
Management and general$302,669$352,613$298,007$247,176$195,091
Total expenses$2,544,386$2,452,369$2,337,980$2,483,260$2,444,731
Change in net assets20192018201720162015
Surplus (deficit)($29,795)($154,231)($13,437)($265,634)$293,901
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets($29,795)($154,231)($13,437)($265,634)$293,901


J KingPresident$148,802

Compensation data as of: 12/31/2019

Response from ministry

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The information below was provided to MinistryWatch by the ministry itself. It was last updated 10/26/2021. To update the information below, please email:


Since 1995, we have been assisting the worldwide persecuted Christian church by providing Assistance, Awareness, and Advocacy, and striving to be faithful to our Lord and to our donors.

ICC was founded by Steve Snyder who began serving the persecuted Church in 1986 when he assumed the presidency of CSI-USA (Christian Solidarity Intl. USA Division). In 1995, ICC was birthed out of CSI and became a completely independent organization. Steve passed away suddenly in 2002 and was succeeded by Jeff King who was called to ICC by a dream. Jeff came to ICC after spending years in the banking industry and from serving 11 years with Campus Crusade for Christ.

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