TREE OF LIFE MINISTRIES THE PORTAL SCHOOL OF CREATIVITY

Address
209 ACCOLA DR
BOZEMAN, MT 59718
Contact
Website: http://www.theportalschool.com/contact
Phone: +1 (406) 522-0038
Nonprofit
NTEE: F60 - Counseling, Support Groups
EIN: 80-0322405

Mission

THE PORTAL SCHOOL EXISTS TO EMPOWER INDIVIDUALS TO WALK IN A GENUINE RELATIONSHIP WITH THE CREATOR WHILE DEVELOPING THEIR PERSONAL IDENTITY AND DISCOVERING THEIR UNIQUE CREATIVITY. OUR MISSION IS TO EQUIP AND DEPLOY CREATIVES WHO PASSIONATELY PURSUE GOD AND PARTNER WITH HIM IN RELEASING HEAVEN'S CREATIVE SOLUTIONS INTO THEIR GOD-GIVEN SPHERES OF INFLUENCE TO ADVANCE CULTURAL TRANSFORMATION.
 2016201520142013
Basic features of the organization
Doing business as nameTHE PORTAL SCHOOL OF CREATIVITY
Year of formation2008
Form of organization
CorporationTrue
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Total compensation of current key personnel$4,800.00   
Sum of reportable (W2/1099) compensation$4,800.00$3,200.00$8,166.00 
Number of employees2340
Number of people compensated >$100k0   
Number of volunteers20   
Number of highly compensated contractors0   
Personnel
Smith, Barbara
TitleMEMBERMEMBERMEMBERMEMBER
Name of key/compensated personBARBARA SMITHBARBARA SMITHBARBARA SMITHBARBARA SMITH
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue   
Current officer TrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org1.00  15.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.00   
Smith, Jeff
TitleMEMBERMEMBERMEMBERMEMBER
Name of key/compensated personJEFF SMITHJEFF SMITHJEFF SMITHJEFF SMITH
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue   
Current officer TrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org1.00  15.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.00   
Weaver, Lisa
TitlePresidentPRESIDENTPRESIDENTPRESIDENT
Name of key/compensated personLISA WEAVERLISA WEAVERLISA WEAVERLISA WEAVER
Position of compensated person
Current officerTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org10.0010.001.0030.00
Reportable compensation from org$2,400.00$1,600.00$1,583.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.00   
Weaver, Matthew
TitleVice PresidentVICE-PRESIDEVICE-PRESIDEVICE-PRESIDE
Name of key/compensated personMATTHEW WEAVERMATTHEW WEAVERMATTHEW WEAVERMATTHEW WEAVER
Position of compensated person
Current officerTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org15.0015.001.0030.00
Reportable compensation from org$2,400.00$1,600.00$6,583.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.00   
Western, Pam
TitleMEMBERMEMBERMEMBERMEMBER
Name of key/compensated personPAM WESTERNPAM WESTERNPAM WESTERNPAM WESTERN
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue   
Current officer TrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org1.00  15.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.00   
Purpose: mission, activities, & accomplishments
Mission or significant activitiesTHE PORTAL SCHOOL EXISTS TO EMPOWER INDIVIDUALS TO WALK IN A GENUINE RELATIONSHIP WITH THE CREATOR WHILE DEVELOPING THEIR PERSONAL IDENTITY AND DISCOVERING THEIR UNIQUE CREATIVITY. OUR MISSION IS TO EQUIP AND DEPLOY CREATIVES WHO PASSIONATELY PURSUE GOD AND PARTNER WITH HIM IN RELEASING HEAVEN'S CREATIVE SOLUTIONS INTO THEIR GOD-GIVEN SPHERES OF INFLUENCE TO ADVANCE CULTURAL TRANSFORMATION.TREE OF LIFE MINISTRIES PROVIDES MEANINGFUL EDUCATIONAL EXPERIENCES IN SPIRITUAL AND PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT IN LOW COST OR NO COST TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC, LOCAL JAILS AND ENTITIES WHO SERVE LOW-INCOME FAMILIES. OUR MISSION: THE PORTAL SCHOOL EXISTS TO EMPOWER INDIVIDUALS TO WALK IN A GENUINE RELATIONSHIP WITH THE CREATOR WHILE DEVELOPING THEIR PERSONAL IDENTITY AND DISCOVERING THEIR UNIQUE CREATIVITY. OUR MISSION IS TO EQUIP AND DEPLOY CREATIVES WHO PASSIONATELY PURSUE GOD AND PARTNER WITH HIM IN RELEASING HEAVENS CREATIVE SOLUTIONS INTO THEIR GOD-GIVEN SPHERES OF INFLUENCE TO ADVANCE CULTURAL TRANSFORMATION.OUR CURRICULUM IS DESIGNED TO HELP YOU:TREE OF LIFE MINISTRIES PROVIDES MEANINGFUL EDUCATIONAL EXPERIENCES IN SPIRITUAL AND PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT IN LOW COST OR NO COST TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC, LOCAL JAILS AND ENTITIES WHO SERVE LOW-INCOME FAMILIES. OUR MISSION: THE PORTAL SCHOOL EXISTS TO EMPOWER INDIVIDUALS TO WALK IN A GENUINE RELATIONSHIP WITH THE CREATOR WHILE DEVELOPING THEIR PERSONAL IDENTITY AND DISCOVERING THEIR UNIQUE CREATIVITY. OUR MISSION IS TO EQUIP AND DEPLOY CREATIVES WHO PASSIONATELY PURSUE GOD AND PARTNER WITH HIM IN RELEASING HEAVENS CREATIVE SOLUTIONS INTO THEIR GOD-GIVEN SPHERES OF INFLUENCE TO ADVANCE CULTURAL TRANSFORMATION.OUR CURRICULUM IS DESIGNED TO HELP YOU:TREE OF LIFE MINISTRIES PROVIDES MEANINGFUL EDUCATIONAL EXPERIENCES IN SPIRITUAL AND PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT IN LOW COST OR NO COST TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC, LOCAL JAILS AND ENTITIES WHO SERVE LOW-INCOME FAMILIES. OUR MISSION: THE PORTAL SCHOOL EXISTS TO EMPOWER INDIVIDUALS TO WALK IN A GENUINE RELATIONSHIP WITH THE CREATOR WHILE DEVELOPING THEIR PERSONAL IDENTITY AND DISCOVERING THEIR UNIQUE CREATIVITY. OUR MISSION IS TO EQUIP AND DEPLOY CREATIVES WHO PASSIONATELY PURSUE GOD AND PARTNER WITH HIM IN RELEASING HEAVENS CREATIVE SOLUTIONS INTO THEIR GOD-GIVEN SPHERES OF INFLUENCE TO ADVANCE CULTURAL TRANSFORMATION.OUR CURRICULUM IS DESIGNED TO HELP YOU:
Program service expenses, total$13,031.00$38,815.00$32,910.00$51,946.00
Programs, including revenue & expenses
TREE OF LIFE MINISTIRES PROVIDES MEANINGFUL EDUCATIONAL EXPERIENCES IN SPIRITUAL AND PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT AT LOW-COST OR NO-COST TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC, LOCAL JAILS, AND ENTITIES WHO SERVE LOW-INCOME FAMILIES.
Program expenses$13,031.00   
Program revenue$5,991.00   
Program descriptionTREE OF LIFE MINISTIRES PROVIDES MEANINGFUL EDUCATIONAL EXPERIENCES IN SPIRITUAL AND PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT AT LOW-COST OR NO-COST TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC, LOCAL JAILS, AND ENTITIES WHO SERVE LOW-INCOME FAMILIES.   
TREE OF LIFE MINISTRIES PROVIDES MEANINGFUL EDUCATIONAL EXPERIENCES IN SPIRITUAL AND PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT AT LOW COST OR NO COST TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC, LOCAL JAILS AND ENTITIES WHO SERVE LOW-INCOME FAMILIES.
Program description   TREE OF LIFE MINISTRIES PROVIDES MEANINGFUL EDUCATIONAL EXPERIENCES IN SPIRITUAL AND PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT IN LOW COST OR NO COST TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC, LOCAL JAILS AND ENTITIES WHO SERVE LOW-INCOME FAMILIES.
Financial data
Revenue
Total revenue$15,879.00$40,491.00$34,106.00$55,463.00
Revenue from contributions (total)$9,730.00$35,631.00$16,555.00$45,672.00
Investment income, current yr$0.00$0.00$1,796.00$0.00
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr$9,730.00$35,631.00$16,555.00$45,672.00
Total unrelated business revenue$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other revenue, current yr$158.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Program service revenue (total)$5,991.00$4,860.00$15,755.00$9,791.00
Gross receipts$15,879.00$40,491.00$34,106.00$55,463.00
Sources of contributions
Revenue from gov't grants $19,131.00$16,555.00$45,671.00
Revenue from all other contributions$9,730.00$16,500.00 $1.00
Other types of revenue
Royalties (total)$0.00   
Miscellaneous revenue (total)$158.00   
Net revenue from gaming (total)$0.00   
Income from dividends, interest, and similar investments$0.00 $1,796.00 
Net rental income$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Net income from fundraising events$0.00   
Net inventory sales (total)$0.00   
Expense categories (totals)
Total functional expenses: sum of all$14,674.00$41,625.00$32,910.00$51,946.00
Total functional expenses: program service $13,031.00$38,815.00$32,910.00$51,946.00
Total functional expenses: management and general$1,643.00$2,810.00$0.00$0.00
Total functional expenses: fundraising$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Fees for services
Lobbying fees (total)$0.00   
Legal fees (total)$0.00   
Fundraising service fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
General management fees (total)$0.00   
Investment management fees (total)$0.00   
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$4,996.00$3,973.00$5,962.00$5,154.00
Total assets, beginning of year$3,973.00$5,962.00$5,154.00$92.00
Total liabilities$744.00$926.00$1,781.00$2,169.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year$926.00$1,781.00$2,169.00$624.00
Pledges & accounts receivable, net$0.00   
Loans & receivables from key persons$0.00   
Unrestricted net assets, end of yr$4,252.00$3,047.00$4,181.00$2,985.00
Net assets$4,252.00$3,047.00$4,181.00$2,985.00
Net assets, beginning of year$3,047.00$4,181.00$2,985.00-$532.00
Other liabilities  $1,261.00$1,995.00
Intangible assets$0.00   
Other assets$2,100.00   
Investments: other securities$0.00   
Investments: publicly traded securities$0.00   
Cash: non-interest bearing$2,896.00$3,973.00$3,962.00$3,607.00
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year$3,973.00$3,962.00$3,607.00$92.00
Investments -- program-related$0.00   
Inventories for sale or use$0.00   
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses$1,205.00-$1,134.00$1,196.00$3,517.00
Advertising (total)$190.00 $758.00$2,096.00
Savings & temp cash investment$0.00   
Accounts receivable, net$0.00 $2,000.00$1,547.00
Prepaid expenses & deferred charges$0.00   
Accounts payable & accrued expenses$390.00$572.00$520.00$174.00
Unsecured notes & loans to unrelated parties$354.00$354.00  
Total net assets or fund balances$4,252.00$3,047.00$4,181.00$2,985.00
Depreciation, depletion, amortization$0.00   
Payment to affiliates$0.00   
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members5555
Number of independent voting members3300
Relationships among key personnelTrueTrue  
Accrual accountingTrueTrueTrueTrue
Tax year start date2016-01-012015-01-012014-01-012013-01-01
Tax year end date2016-12-012015-12-012014-12-012013-12-01
Metadata about the filing
E-return type: 990, 990EZ, or 990PF990990990990
Date e-filing submitted2018-01-192016-08-262015-10-062014-12-29
IRS schema version2016v3.02015v2.12014v5.02013v3.1
Filing identifier201703119349302885201601059349301100201542369349300114201433189349308348
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