John E Fetzer Institute Inc

John E Fetzer Institute Inc Overview

John E Fetzer Institute Inc is located in Kalamazoo, MI. The organization was established in 1972. According to its NTEE Classification (X99) the organization is classified as: Religion-Related N.E.C., under the broad grouping of Religion-Related and related organizations. This organization is an independent organization and not affiliated with a larger national or regional group of organizations.

For the year ending 06/2020, John E Fetzer Institute Inc generated $15.3m in total revenue. This represents a relatively dramatic decline in revenue. Over the past 5 years, the organization has seen revenues fall by an average of (5.8%) each year. All expenses for the organization totaled $25.1m during the year ending 06/2020. You can explore the organizations financials more deeply in the financial statements section below.

Since 2015, John E Fetzer Institute Inc has awarded 722 individual grants totaling $21,474,672. If you would like to learn more about the grant giving history of this organization, scroll down to the grant profile section of this page.

Mission & Program ActivityExcerpts From the 990PF Filing

TAX YEAR

2020

Describe the Organization's Program Activity:

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DEMOCRACY: TO HELP HEAL THE HEART OF AMERICAN DEMOCRACY, THE INSTITUTE BELIEVES THAT WE NEED TO UPHOLD SPIRITUAL AND MORAL VIRTUES THAT ENABLE US ALL TO FLOURISH AND CONTRIBUTE TO A SHARED VISION FOR OUR COMMUNITIES AND COUNTRY. TO THAT END, THE INSTITUTE SUPPORTS RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT, TRAININGS, RESEARCH, AND FAITH-BASED APPROACHES TO BRIDGING DIVIDES. EXAMPLES OF PARTNERS INCLUDE: 1) STORYCORPS, INC'S ONE SMALL STEP, AN INITIATIVE TO BRIDGE DIVIDES; 2) CISTEMS, INC'S WORK VIA SPIRITUALITY & PRACTICE ON THE PRACTICING DEMOCRACY PROJECT; AND 3) SOJOURNERS' WORK CONVENING FAITH LEADERS TO HELP BRIDGE DIVIDES AND SUPPORT WAYS TO PROTECT VOTERS.


SPIRITUAL FORMATION: THE INSTITUTE BELIEVES THAT TENDING TO THE SPIRITUAL DIMENSION OF LIFE IS ESSENTIAL TO A MORE LOVING WORLD. THE INSTITUTE INVESTS IN PROJECTS AND PARTNERS THAT ENCOURAGE REFLECTIVE PRACTICES, CREATE INTERFAITH UNDERSTANDING, AND HONOR INDIVIDUAL SPIRITUAL PATHS. EXAMPLES OF PARTNERS ADVANCING THIS WORK INCLUDE: 1) INDEPENDENT SECTOR'S EFFORTS TO MAINSTREAM INNER WORK IN THE VOLUNTARY SECTOR AND BEYOND; 2) WORLD CONFERENCE OF RELIGIONS FOR PEACE SPONSORSHIP AND PROGRAMMING AT THE 10TH WORLD ASSEMBLY; AND 3)INITIATIVES OF CHANGE INTERNATIONAL TOWARD SUSTAINABILITY AND TO DEVELOP, PILOT, AND DISSEMINATE AN INTERNATIONAL TRUST-BUILDING PROGRAM.


MOVEMENT BUILDING:THE INSTITUTE BELIEVES ITS WORK MUST HELP INDIVIDUALS, COMMUNITIES, AND SOCIETIES MOVE FROM FEELINGS OF SEPARATION AND FEAR TO WHOLENESS AND LOVE. FETZER'S MOVEMENT BUILDING WORK INVESTS IN RESOURCES AND COMMUNICATION PLATFORMS THAT HELP REVEAL, INSPIRE, AND SERVE AN EXPANDING MOVEMENT OF SPIRITUAL AWARENESS AND TRANSFORMATION. EXAMPLES OF KEY PARTNERS ADVANCING THIS WORK ARE: 1) ON BEING PROJECT FOR UNDERWRITING THE ON BEING RADIO SHOW AND PODCAST, CAPACITY BUILDING, AND PROGRAM COLLABORATION; 2) RELIGION NEWS FOUNDATION IN SUPPORT OF JOURNALISTIC COVERAGE OF SPIRITUAL INNOVATION AND THE ACTIVITIES OF THE RELIGION NEWS SERVICE; 3) WISDOM 2.0 PRODUCTIONS, LLC, TOWARD SPONSORSHIP OF ANNUAL CONFERENCE.


EDUCATION: THE INSTITUTE BELIEVES THAT SPIRITUAL AWARENESS AND CONTEMPLATIVE PEDAGOGY ARE NECESSARY FOR CHILDREN TO THRIVE. THE INSTITUTE INVESTS IN CURRICULA, DEMONSTRATION PROJECTS, AND THOUGHT LEADERSHIP THAT SUPPORTS WHOLE-PERSON EDUCATION. EXAMPLES OF PARTNERS ADVANCING THIS WORK INCLUDE: 1) MILLENNIUM.ORG TO CREATE A LARGE SCALE, ONLINE TEACHER TRAINING PLATFORM; 2) BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE LELAND STANFORD UNIVERSITY TOWARD EVALUATION OF QUESTION CLASS, A PROGRAM FOR HIGH-SCHOOL STUDENTS; 3) CENTER FOR CONTEMPLATIVE MIND IN SOCIETY'S ANNUAL CONFERENCE, CONTEMPLATIVE PEDAGOGY CERTIFICATION, AND ONLINE LEARNING.


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John E Fetzer Institute Inc Vendors

Vendor Name (Service)Compensation
Redrock Information Security
$306,774
Smith Group Inc
$434,452
Korn Ferry
$283,585
Hattaway Communications
$561,378
May General Contracting
$388,561
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Financial Statements

Statement of Revenue
Contributions, Gifts, Grants & Similar $3,784
Interest on Savings $0
Dividends & Interest $4,907,487
Net Rental Income$0
Net Gain on Sale of Assets $9,015,386
Capital Gain Net Income $6,637,277
Net ST Capital Gain $0
Income Modifications $0
Profit on Inventory Sales $0
Other Income $1,406,364
Total Revenue $15,333,021

John E Fetzer Institute Inc Grants Awarded

Over the last fiscal year, John E Fetzer Institute Inc has awarded $9,951,438 in support to 372 organizations.

Grant RecipientAmount

Minneapolis, MN

PURPOSE: UNDERWRITING OF THE ON BEING RADIO SHOW AND PODCAST, CAPACITY BUILDING, AND PROGRAM COLLABORATION

$1,150,000

Brooklyn, NY

PURPOSE: SUPPORT FOR ONE SMALL STEP, A STORYCORPS INITIATIVE TO BRIDGE DIVIDES

$1,000,000

INDEPENDENT SECTOR

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Washington, DC

PURPOSE: COLLABORATION TO MAINSTREAM INNER WORK IN THE VOLUNTARY SECTOR AND BEYOND.

$1,000,000

Claremont, CA

PURPOSE: SUPPORT FOR SPIRITUALITY & PRACTICE AND ITS PRACTICING DEMOCRACY PROJECT

$575,000

WORLD CONFERENCE OF RELIGIONS FOR PEACE

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New York, NY

PURPOSE: SPONSORSHIP AND PROGRAMMING AT THE 10TH WORLD ASSEMBLY OF RELIGIONS FOR PEACE

$400,000

SOJOURNERS

PURPOSE: CONVENE FAITH LEADERS TO CREATE BRIDGE-BUILDING MESSAGES AND SUPPORT WAYS TO PROTECT VOTERS

$400,000
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John E Fetzer Institute Inc Grants Recieved

Over the last fiscal year, we have identified 1 grants that John E Fetzer Institute Inc has recieved totaling $224,285.

Awarding OrganizationAmount
Community Initiatives

Oakland, CA

PURPOSE: GENERAL SUPPORT

$224,285
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