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
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.
Robert A Boisture
President & CEO & Trustee
Executive Vice President & COO
Carolyn T Brown
Chairperson Of Board
Timothy J Jones
Vice President Of Operations
Vice President Spiri
Bradley S Miller
Treasurer & Director Of Finance
|Vendor Name (Service)||Service Year||Compensation|
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May General Contracting
|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|
|Profit on Inventory Sales||$0|
|Statement of Expenses|
|Compensation of officers, directors, trustees, etc||$2,136,684|
|Other employee salaries and wages||$3,674,756|
|Pension plans, employee benefits||$2,996,879|
|Travel, conferences, and meetings||$715,182|
|Printing and publications||$17,986|
|Total operating and administrative expenses||$15,624,881|
|Contributions, gifts, grants paid||$9,499,818|
|Total expenses and disbursements||$25,124,699|
|Savings and temporary cash investments||$0|
|Net Accounts receivable||$0|
|Net Pledges Receivable||$0|
|Receivables from Officers, Directors, or Controlling Persons||$0|
|Net other notes and loans receivable||$1,000,000|
|Inventories for sale or use||$0|
|Prepaid expenses and deferred charges||$141|
|Net Investments - land, buildings, equipment||$0|
|Net Land, buildings, and equipment||$12,232,978|
|Accounts payable and accrued expenses||$1,903,837|
|Loans and other payables to any current Officer, Director, or Controlling Person||$0|
|Mortgages and other notes payable||$0|
Over the last fiscal year, John E Fetzer Institute Inc has awarded $9,951,438 in support to 372 organizations.
PURPOSE: CONVENE FAITH LEADERS TO CREATE BRIDGE-BUILDING MESSAGES AND SUPPORT WAYS TO PROTECT VOTERS
Over the last fiscal year, we have identified 1 grants that John E Fetzer Institute Inc has recieved totaling $224,285.
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