Life Training Institute

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Summary

Millions of Christian students are ill-equipped to stand for life. We're on a mission to change that. Life Training Institute equips Christians to make a persuasive case for life. The primary way we fulfill our mission is to make pro-life apologetics presentations in Catholic and Protestant high schools, universities, and worldview conferences. We also help pregnancy resource centers with banquet speaking so they can reach those most at risk for abortion, students 15-24. Our presentations are featured on nationally syndicated programs like Focus on the Family, Truths that Transform, Ava Maria Radio, and Issues, Etc.-to name a few.


Contact information

Mailing address:
Life Training Institute
P.O. BOX 6381
Colorado Springs, CO 80934

Website: https://prolifetraining.com/

Phone: 229-262-6290

Email: contact@prolifetraining.com


Organization details

EIN: 841209276

CEO/President: Scott Klusendorf

Chairman:

Board size: 0

Founder: Scott Klusendorf

Year founded: 1993

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 12/31

Member of ECFA: No

Member of ECFA since:


Purpose

Life Training Institute (LTI) exists for one purpose: to empower others with the knowledge and conviction necessary to make a case for life that changes hearts and minds. We've trained thousands over the years to make a case for life based on science and philosophy, and they're equipped to do it in one-minute or less.


Mission statement

Life Training Institute trains Christians and pro-life advocates to persuasively defend their views in the marketplace of ideas by clearly presenting the pro-life position in live events and through the full use of modern media.

Though our arguments are rooted in science and philosophy, the gospel of Jesus Christ is central to our presentations and our goals as it is the means by which the suffering, guilt, and division caused by this issue are healed and people are restored.


Statement of faith

Transparency grade

D

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Health & Well-Being

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating547 of 9117 of 12
Fund acquisition rating837 of 91310 of 12
Resource allocation rating603 of 91310 of 12
Asset utilization rating87 of 9112 of 12

Financial ratios

Funding ratiosSector median20192018201720162015
Return on fundraising efforts Return on fundraising efforts =
Fundraising expense /
Total contributions
9%12%6%6%2%3%
Fundraising cost ratio Fundraising cost ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total revenue
5%12%6%6%2%3%
Contributions reliance Contributions reliance =
Total contributions /
Total revenue
95%99%100%100%100%100%
Fundraising expense ratio Fundraising expense ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total expenses
5%13%6%6%2%3%
Other revenue reliance Other revenue reliance =
Total other revenue /
Total revenue
5%1%0%0%0%0%
 
Operating ratiosSector median20192018201720162015
Program expense ratio Program expense ratio =
Program services /
Total expenses
84%76%83%81%86%83%
Spending ratio Spending ratio =
Total expenses /
Total revenue
94%94%113%95%113%86%
Program output ratio Program output ratio =
Program services /
Total revenue
74%71%93%77%98%71%
Savings ratio Savings ratio =
Surplus (deficit) /
Total revenue
6%6%-13%5%-13%14%
Reserve accumulation rate Reserve accumulation rate =
Surplus (deficit) /
Net assets
15%32%-83%18%-56%46%
General and admin ratio General and admin ratio =
Management and general expense /
Total expenses
8%11%12%13%12%14%
 
Investing ratiosSector median20192018201720162015
Total asset turnover Total asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total assets
1.654.807.123.564.792.79
Degree of long-term investment Degree of long-term investment =
Total assets /
Total current assets
1.141.001.001.001.001.00
Current asset turnover Current asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total current assets
2.014.807.123.564.792.79
 
Liquidity ratiosSector median20192018201720162015
Current ratio Current ratio =
Total current assets /
Total current liabilities
10.140.000.000.000.000.00
Current liabilities ratio Current liabilities ratio =
Total current liabilities /
Total current assets
0.090.000.000.000.000.00
Liquid reserve level Liquid reserve level =
(Total current assets -
Total current liabilities) /
(Total expenses / 12)
4.962.501.683.372.514.30
 
Solvency ratiosSector median20192018201720162015
Liabilities ratio Liabilities ratio =
Total liabilities /
Total assets
6%0%0%0%0%0%
Debt ratio Debt ratio =
Debt /
Total assets
0%0%0%0%0%0%
Reserve coverage ratio Reserve coverage ratio =
Net assets /
Total expenses
48%21%14%28%21%36%

Financials

Balance sheet
 
Assets20192018201720162015
Cash$75,954$51,726$94,545$77,195$120,754
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$0$0$0$0$0
Short-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$75,954$51,726$94,545$77,195$120,754
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$75,954$51,726$94,545$77,195$120,754
 
Liabilities20192018201720162015
Payables and accrued expenses$0$0$0$0$0
Other current liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total current liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Debt$0$0$0$0$0
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total long-term liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
 
Net assets20192018201720162015
Without donor restrictions$75,954$51,726$94,545$77,195$120,754
With donor restrictions$0$0$0$0$0
Net assets$75,954$51,726$94,545$77,195$120,754
 
Revenues and expenses
 
Revenue20192018201720162015
Total contributions$386,945$325,696$353,931$325,821$392,284
Program service revenue$2,000$0$0$0$0
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$84$0$33$100$29
Other revenue$0$0$0$0$0
Total other revenue$2,084$0$33$100$29
Total revenue$389,029$325,696$353,964$325,921$392,313
 
Expenses20192018201720162015
Program services$277,244$304,181$272,793$319,398$280,067
Management and general$40,923$44,010$44,233$42,656$46,879
Fundraising$46,634$20,324$19,588$7,426$10,369
Total expenses$364,801$368,515$336,614$369,480$337,315
 
Change in net assets20192018201720162015
Surplus (deficit)$24,228($42,819)$17,350($43,559)$54,998
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets$24,228($42,819)$17,350($43,559)$54,998

Compensation

NameTitleCompensation
Steven WeimarExecutive Administrator$47,745
Scott KlusendorfPresident$6,120

Compensation data as of: 12/31/2019


Response from ministry

No response has been provided by this ministry.


The information below was provided to MinistryWatch by the ministry itself. It was last updated 5/12/2021. To update the information below, please email: info@ministrywatch.com


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Needs

Life Training Institute is on track to reach and train over 100,000 students and advocates this year alone. Your support can spark the movement that ends abortion.