Skip to main contentcszbrvxqxwsdxwrtqzw

Arthur S. DeMoss Foundation

Profile

Last Updated: 2016-05-11

At A Glance

Arthur S. DeMoss Foundation

777 S. Flagler Dr., Ste. 215E

West Palm Beach, FL United States 33401-6165

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Business
  • Family foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $98,907,999

Total giving: $25,808,926

EIN

236404136

BRIDGE Number

3704603384

Background

Incorporated in PA in 1955 as the National Liberty Foundation of Valley Forge, Inc. - Founded by the late Arthur S. DeMoss, who was the founder, President and Chairman of the board of the National Liberty Corporation, a life insurance company that mass marketed policies via television ads hosted by Art Linkletter.

Purpose and Activities

Support primarily for operating programs initiated and managed by the foundation itself that are evangelistic and disciplined in nature in the U.S. and other countries, primarily the Third World. To a limited extent, a few grants are made to organizations both in the U.S. and overseas that have these same goals.

Program Area(s)

The grantmaker has identified the following area(s) of interest:

Executive Ministries

The ministry's objective is winning over and disciplining business and professional executives to Jesus Christ. A small staff carries on this ministry in the following ways: evangelistic luncheons and dinner parties at which testimonials from Christian executives are given; individual follow-up counseling is conducted; small and large groups of men's, women's and couples' Bible studies are held. .

Life Action Ministries

The purpose of this project is to teach biblical principles regarding the building of Christian families and Christian homes. This is done through lectures at seminars and distribution of Christian materials to various audiences. The responsibility for training young children in the Scriptures and obedience to God's laws is an integral part of this teaching. .

Literature for Little Ones

The purpose of the project is to give youth and children an opportunity to learn about God. New Testaments, storybooks and other literature are distributed free of charge to youth and children in schools and orphanages and through grassroots programs.

Power for Living

Power for Living is a project that has as its objective to acquaint as many people as possible with the biblical account of how people can get right with God. This is done by a multi-media campaign promoting the free book, "Power For Living", which is advertised on radio and television, and in newspapers and magazines throughout the country. The book is translated from the English edition and adapted culturally, according to the respective country.

Fields of Interest

Subjects
  • Christianity
  • Religion
International Interests
  • Kenya
  • Tanzania
  • Uganda
Population Groups
  • Children and youth
  • Christians
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $98,907,999 (market value)

Expenditures: $30,002,191

Total giving: $25,808,926

Qualifying distributions: $27,918,916

Giving activities include:

$2,770,047 for 1 foundation-administered program