The CRISTA family of ministries strives for excellence in maintaining transparency and accountability of our finances. It is part of the commitment to steward your gift as well as possible. As a 501(c)(3) charity, CRISTA is accountable to the National Charities Information Bureau, Charity Navigator, and the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability (ECFA).

We welcome you to view current and recent financial statements and audits, as listed below.


(in thousands)

  • Fees for Services: $53,822
  • Contributions: $20,863
  • Gifts-in-kind: $1,382
  • Other revenue, gains & losses: $1,633
  • Government grants: $2,395
  • Income on investments: $2,355
  • Total: $82,450


(in thousands)

  • Program services: $65,221
  • Fundraising: $4,507
  • Management and general: $13,061
  • Total: $82,789 

CRISTA Financial Statements

CRISTA 990 Forms

IRS Form 990 Update Following CRISTA Receiving Church Classification

On November 15, 2021, CRISTA Ministries (EIN#91-6012289) received a letter of confirmation that the organization has met the requirements for classification as a public charity described in IRC Sections 509 (a)(1) and 170 (b)(1)(A)(i). This type of classification is commonly referred to as having received church recognition pursuant to IRS rules. As the result of being classified as a church, CRISTA is not required to file an IRS Form 990, effective for CRISTA’s fiscal year that concluded on June 30, 2021. CRISTA’s financial statement for the 2021 fiscal year can be accessed at the link above.

CRISTA Ministries Donor Privacy Policy

CRISTA Ministries is committed to protecting the privacy of our donors and the personal information that they may share with us through an online, mail, in-person or any other type of a donation transaction. We value our donors’ trust and will not trade, share or sell a donor’s personal information with any organization external to CRISTA Ministries unless the donor has directed us to do so. If you have any questions regarding this policy, or to update your personal information, please contact the CRISTA Donor Relations office at 206.289.7835.