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Ministry Spotlight: Pulse Outreach

In most recent year, revenue fell, fundraising costs rose

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Pulse Outreach, headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, recently saw its Ministry Watch efficiency rating fall from 3 to 2 stars. Its Donor Confidence Score also fell from 100 to 90.

Pulse’s website states it is “on a mission to put Jesus at the pulse of a generation through large and small live events around the world.” The organization does this through evangelism campaigns, worship nights and digital resources.

From 2022-2023, the organization’s total revenue fell from $21 million to $11.2 million, and its total expenses in 2023 were $14.7 million—meaning the ministry had a spending ratio of 131%, in comparison to its sector median of 94%. Pulse also has $11.4 million in net assets.

Pulse has a 1-star rating in the fund acquisition category, ranking 44 out of 47 in the Educational Media sector. The organization spends 17% of its revenue on fundraising, in comparison to its sector median which is 6%.

MinistryWatch Donor Confidence Score: 90 (out of a possible 100) “Give with Confidence”

MinistryWatch Financial Efficiency Rating:  2 Stars (out of a possible 5 Stars)

MinistryWatch Transparency Grade:  A

ECFA Member? Yes

Revenue in Most Recent Year Available (2022): $11,264,811

Five-Year Revenue Trend: Increasing (by about 36%)

Percent of Revenue Pulse Spends on Fundraising: 17%

Percent Peer Group Spends on Fundraising: 6%

CEO/President: Nick Hall

President’s Salary and Other Compensation: $242,210

A complete MinistryWatch profile for Pulse Outreach can be found here.

Find recent MinistryWatch articles mentioning Pulse Outreach here.

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Brittany Smith

Brittany Smith is a freelance writer living in Colorado Springs. She is the co-author of Unplanned Grace: A Compassionate Conversation on Life and Choice.