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THRIVENT FINANCIAL FOR LUTHERANS

Mission Statement
THRIVENT FINANCIAL FOR LUTHERANS ("THRIVENT") IS A MEMBERSHIP ORGANIZATION OF CHRISTIANS. ITS PURPOSE IS TO SERVE ITS MEMBERS AND SOCIETY BY GUIDING BOTH TO BE WISE WITH MONEY AND LIVE GENEROUSLY. WE BELIEVE THAT ALL WE HAVE IS A GIFT FROM GOD AND THAT GENEROSITY IS AN EXPRESSION OF FAITH. THRIVENT SUCEEEDS WHEN ITS MEMBERS, THEIR FAMILIES, AND THEIR COMMUNITIES THRIVE. AS STATED IN ITS ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION, THRIVENT ENABLES MEMBERS THROUGH THEIR MEMBERSHIP TO AID THEMSELVES AND OTHERS WITH PROGRAMS OF INSURANCE AND OTHER BENEFITS PERMISSIBLE UNDER THE LAWS GOVERNING FRATERNAL BENEFIT SOCIETIES, FRATERNAL AND BENEVOLENT ACTIVITIES IN LOCAL BRANCHES, ASSISTANCE TO LUTHERAN AND OTHER CHRISTIAN CONGREGATIONS AND THEIR INSTITUTIONS, AND ASSISTANCE TO SUCH LAWFUL SOCIAL INTELLECTUAL, EDUCATIONAL, CHARITABLE, BENEVOLENT, MORAL, FRATERNAL, PATRIOTIC, OR RELIGIOUS ENDEAVORS AS THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS MAY DETERMINE.

Formed 1902. The IRS granted this nonprofit association 501(c) status in March of 1965. Its accounting period ends in December.

Tax Code Designation: 501(c)(8)

Contributions are tax deductible.

Principal Officer: BRADFORD L HEWITT

Tax Returns for Thrivent Financial For Lutherans

Form 990 2014 Full Details

Tax Year: 2014 (2014-01-01 - 2014-12-31)

Revenue Breakdown

Contributions: $0

Investment Income: $1,723,384,075

Other Revenue: $1,087,815,146


Total Revenue
$9,475,129,863

Expenses Breakdown

Grants and Similiar: $92,972,141

Member Benefits: $7,598,845,688

Salaries, other compensation, and employee benefits: $466,874,018

Other Expenses: $551,246,489


Total Expenses
$8,709,938,336

Assets

Initial Net Assets or Fund Balances: $5,797,909,666

Deficit (Revenue - Expenses): $765,191,527

Total Liabilities $70,500,746,426


Final Net Assets or Fund Balances:

$6,492,586,166

Top Program Service Accomplishments

Expenses: $92,972,141
Revenue: $0

THRIVENT FINANCIAL AND ITS 2.4 MILLION MEMBERS CONDUCTS ITS FRATERNAL ACTIVITIES PRIMARILY THROUGH ITS CHAPTER SYSTEM, WHICH IS MADE UP OF APPROXIMATELY 1,200 CHAPTERS THROUGHOUT THE UNITED STATES. OUR MEMBERS MEET IN CHAPTERS AND PARTICIPATE IN EDUCATIONAL, SOCIAL AND VOLUNTEER ACTIVITIES. EACH CHAPTER IS LED BY A CHAPTER LEADERSHIP BOARD CONSISTING OF THRIVENT FINANCIAL MEMBERS, ELECTED BY MEMBERS IN THE CHAPTER. FUND-RAISERS AND SERVICE ACTIVITIES ARE CONDUCTED BY CHAPTER SERVICE TEAMS WHO COME TOGETHER TO HELP AN INDIVIDUAL, FAMILY IN NEED, OR A NOT-FOR-PROFIT ORGANIZATION. DURING 2014 THRIVENT FINANCIAL MEMBERS VOLUNTEERED 10.7 MILLION HOURS THROUGH CHAPTER PROJECTS AND ACTIVITIES. THRIVENT FINANCIAL AND ITS MEMBERS (THROUGH CHAPTER FUNDRAISING EVENTS AND ADDING RESOURCES TO COMMUNITY FUNDRAISERS) RAISED, CONTRIBUTED AND DONATED OVER $209 MILLION TO HELP COMMUNITIES, CONGREGATIONS AND INDIVIDUALS IN NEED. DURING 2014, THRIVENT FINANCIAL FOR LUTHERANS BEGAN TO TRANSITION THE 1,200 BRANCHES TO THRIVENT MEMBER NETWORKS.

Activities Outside the United States

Region Number of Offices Number of employees, agents, and independent contractors. Activites Total Expenditures
Central America and the Caribbean 0 0 Investments $340,923,488
East Asia and the Pacific 0 0 Investments $769,544,262
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) 0 0 Investments $2,592,574,830
Middle East and North Africa 0 0 Investments $47,088,679
North America 0 0 Investments $1,491,455,444
South America 0 0 Investments $85,649,394
Sub-Saharan Africa 0 0 Investments $7,019,694
Totals: $5,334,255,791

This organization does not maintain records to substantiate the amount of its grants and other assistance, the grantees' eligibility for the grants or assistance, and the selection criteria used to award the grants or assistance.

This organization was a U.S. transferor of property to a foreign corporation during the this tax year.

This organization had an ownership interest in a foreign corporation during the this tax year.

This organization was a direct or indirect shareholder of a passive foreign investment company or a qualified electing fund during the this tax year.

This organization had an ownership interest in a foreign partnership during the this tax year.

Form 990 2013 Full Details

Tax Year: 2013 (2013-01-01 - 2013-12-31)

Revenue Breakdown

Contributions: $0

Investment Income: $1,669,652,300

Other Revenue: $1,002,479,222


Total Revenue
$9,021,585,970

Expenses Breakdown

Grants and Similiar: $86,417,936

Member Benefits: $7,254,912,499

Salaries, other compensation, and employee benefits: $440,960,927

Other Expenses: $539,613,974


Total Expenses
$8,321,905,336

Assets

Initial Net Assets or Fund Balances: $4,385,929,095

Deficit (Revenue - Expenses): $699,680,634

Total Liabilities $66,369,907,360


Final Net Assets or Fund Balances:

$5,797,909,666

Top Program Service Accomplishments

Expenses: $86,417,936
Revenue: $0

THRIVENT FINANCIAL AND ITS 2.4 MILLION MEMBERS CONDUCTS ITS FRATERNAL ACTIVITIES PRIMARILY THROUGH ITS CHAPTER SYSTEM, WHICH IS MADE UP OF APPROXIMATELY 1,310 CHAPTERS THROUGHOUT THE UNITED STATES. OUR MEMBERS MEET IN CHAPTERS AND PARTICIPATE IN EDUCATIONAL, SOCIAL AND VOLUNTEER ACTIVITIES. EACH CHAPTER IS LED BY A CHAPTER LEADERSHIP BOARD CONSISTING OF THRIVENT FINANCIAL MEMBERS, ELECTED BY MEMBERS IN THE CHAPTER. FUND-RAISERS AND SERVICE ACTIVITIES ARE CONDUCTED BY CHAPTER SERVICE TEAMS WHO COME TOGETHER TO HELP AN INDIVIDUAL, FAMILY IN NEED, OR A NOT-FOR-PROFIT ORGANIZATION. DURING 2013 THRIVENT FINANCIAL MEMBERS VOLUNTEERED 8.7 MILLION HOURS THROUGH CHAPTER PROJECTS AND ACTIVITIES. THRIVENT FINANCIAL AND ITS MEMBERS (THROUGH CHAPTER FUNDRAISING EVENTS AND ADDING RESOURCES TO COMMUNITY FUNDRAISERS) RAISED, CONTRIBUTED AND DONATED OVER $180 MILLION TO HELP COMMUNITIES, CONGREGATIONS AND INDIVIDUALS IN NEED.

Activities Outside the United States

Region Number of Offices Number of employees, agents, and independent contractors. Activites Total Expenditures
Central America and the Caribbean 0 0 Investments $401,589,170
North America 0 0 Investments $1,352,310,604
East Asia and the Pacific 0 0 Investments $603,180,840
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) 0 0 Investments $2,645,177,230
Middle East and North Africa 0 0 Investments $51,701,210
South America 0 0 Investments $129,647,999
Sub-Saharan Africa 0 0 Investments $13,735,137
Russia and the Newly Independent States 0 0 Investments $10,000,000
Totals: $5,207,342,190

This organization does not maintain records to substantiate the amount of its grants and other assistance, the grantees' eligibility for the grants or assistance, and the selection criteria used to award the grants or assistance.

This organization was a U.S. transferor of property to a foreign corporation during the this tax year.

This organization had an ownership interest in a foreign corporation during the this tax year.

This organization was a direct or indirect shareholder of a passive foreign investment company or a qualified electing fund during the this tax year.

This organization had an ownership interest in a foreign partnership during the this tax year.

Form 990 2012 Full Details

Tax Year: 2012 (2012-01-01 - 2012-12-31)

Revenue Breakdown

Contributions: $0

Investment Income: $1,616,318,393

Other Revenue: $1,037,645,243


Total Revenue
$8,786,968,473

Expenses Breakdown

Grants and Similiar: $135,435,986

Member Benefits: $7,234,138,038

Salaries, other compensation, and employee benefits: $402,807,321

Other Expenses: $509,855,646


Total Expenses
$8,282,236,991

Assets

Initial Net Assets or Fund Balances: $4,003,470,784

Deficit (Revenue - Expenses): $504,731,482

Total Liabilities $64,046,381,959


Final Net Assets or Fund Balances:

$4,385,929,095

Top Program Service Accomplishments

Expenses: $135,435,986
Revenue: $0

THRIVENT FINANCIAL AND ITS 2.5 MILLION MEMBERS CONDUCTS ITS FRATERNAL ACTIVITIES PRIMARILY THROUGH ITS CHAPTER SYSTEM, WHICH IS MADE UP OF APPROXIMATELY 1,340 CHAPTERS THROUGHOUT THE UNITED STATES. OUR MEMBERS MEET IN CHAPTERS AND PARTICIPATE IN EDUCATIONAL, SOCIAL AND VOLUNTEER ACTIVITIES. EACH CHAPTER IS LED BY A CHAPTER LEADERSHIP BOARD CONSISTING OF THRIVENT FINANCIAL MEMBERS, ELECTED BY MEMBERS IN THE CHAPTER. FUND-RAISERS AND SERVICE ACTIVITIES ARE CONDUCTED BY CHAPTER SERVICE TEAMS WHO COME TOGETHER TO HELP AN INDIVIDUAL, FAMILY IN NEED, OR A NOT-FOR-PROFIT ORGANIZATION. DURING 2012 THRIVENT FINANCIAL MEMBERS VOLUNTEERED 8.7 MILLION HOURS THROUGH CHAPTER PROJECTS AND ACTIVITIES. THRIVENT FINANCIAL AND ITS MEMBERS (THROUGH CHAPTER FUNDRAISING EVENTS AND ADDING RESOURCES TO COMMUNITY FUNDRAISERS) RAISED, CONTRIBUTED AND DONATED OVER $170 MILLION TO HELP COMMUNITIES, CONGREGATIONS AND INDIVIDUALS IN NEED.

Activities Outside the United States

Region Number of Offices Number of employees, agents, and independent contractors. Activites Total Expenditures
Central America and the Caribbean 0 0 Investments $429,940,538
North America 0 0 Investments $1,301,262,056
East Asia and the Pacific 0 0 Investments $624,307,610
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) 0 0 Investments $2,533,323,853
Middle East and North Africa 0 0 Investments $52,437,755
South America 0 0 Investments $137,594,580
Sub-Saharan Africa 0 0 Investments $14,613,567
Totals: $5,093,479,959

This organization does not maintain records to substantiate the amount of its grants and other assistance, the grantees' eligibility for the grants or assistance, and the selection criteria used to award the grants or assistance.

This organization was a U.S. transferor of property to a foreign corporation during the this tax year.

This organization had an ownership interest in a foreign corporation during the this tax year.

This organization was a direct or indirect shareholder of a passive foreign investment company or a qualified electing fund during the this tax year.

This organization had an ownership interest in a foreign partnership during the this tax year.

Form 990 2011 Full Details

Tax Year: 2011 (2011-01-01 - 2011-12-31)

Revenue Breakdown

Contributions: $0

Investment Income: $1,650,211,728

Other Revenue: $958,075,688


Total Revenue
$8,507,178,655

Expenses Breakdown

Grants and Similiar: $103,736,458

Member Benefits: $7,087,167,692

Salaries, other compensation, and employee benefits: $411,085,983

Other Expenses: $481,175,185


Total Expenses
$8,083,165,318

Assets

Initial Net Assets or Fund Balances: $4,095,576,615

Deficit (Revenue - Expenses): $424,013,337

Total Liabilities $58,257,676,894


Final Net Assets or Fund Balances:

$4,003,470,784

Top Program Service Accomplishments

Expenses: $103,736,458
Revenue: $0

THRIVENT FINANCIAL AND ITS 2.5 MILLION MEMBERS CONDUCTS ITS FRATERNAL ACTIVITIES THROUGH ITS CHAPTER SYSTEM, WHICH IS MADE UP OF APPROXIMATELY 1,350 CHAPTERS THROUGHOUT THE UNITED STATES. OUR MEMBERS MEET IN CHAPTERS AND PARTICIPATE IN EDUCATIONAL, SOCIAL AND VOLUNTEER ACTIVITIES. EACH CHAPTER IS LED BY A CHAPTER LEADERSHIP BOARD CONSISTING OF THRIVENT FINANCIAL MEMBERS, ELECTED BY MEMBERS IN THE CHAPTER. FUND-RAISERS AND SERVICE ACTIVITIES ARE CONDUCTED BY CHAPTER SERVICE TEAMS WHO COME TOGETHER TO HELP AN INDIVIDUAL, FAMILY IN NEED, OR A NOT-FOR-PROFIT ORGANIZATION. DURING 2011 THRIVENT FINANCIAL MEMBERS VOLUNTEERED 10.8 MILLION HOURS THROUGH CHAPTER PROJECTS AND ACTIVITIES. THRIVENT FINANCIAL AND ITS MEMBERS (THROUGH CHAPTER FUNDRAISING EVENTS AND ADDING RESOURCES TO COMMUNITY FUNDRAISERS) RAISED, CONTRIBUTED AND DONATED OVER $170 MILLION TO HELP COMMUNITIES, CONGREGATIONS AND INDIVIDUALS IN NEED.

Activities Outside the United States

Region Number of Offices Number of employees, agents, and independent contractors. Activites Total Expenditures
Central America and the Caribbean 0 0 Investments $419,956,866
East Asia and the Pacific 0 0 Investments $637,633,987
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) 0 0 Investments $1,999,823,522
Middle East and North Africa 0 0 Investments $56,019,120
North America 0 0 Investments $1,616,869,696
South America 0 0 Investments $106,745,752
Sub-Saharan Africa 0 0 Investments $9,995,287
Totals: $4,847,044,230

This organization does not maintain records to substantiate the amount of its grants and other assistance, the grantees' eligibility for the grants or assistance, and the selection criteria used to award the grants or assistance.

This organization was a U.S. transferor of property to a foreign corporation during the this tax year.

This organization had an ownership interest in a foreign corporation during the this tax year.

This organization was a direct or indirect shareholder of a passive foreign investment company or a qualified electing fund during the this tax year.

This organization had an ownership interest in a foreign partnership during the this tax year.

Form 990 2010 Full Details

Tax Year: 2010 (2010-01-01 - 2010-12-31)

Revenue Breakdown

Contributions: $0

Investment Income: $1,662,455,934

Other Revenue: $790,145,849


Total Revenue
$8,088,477,187

Expenses Breakdown

Grants and Similiar: $61,320,933

Member Benefits: $6,890,811,590

Salaries, other compensation, and employee benefits: $401,996,567

Other Expenses: $485,047,603


Total Expenses
$7,839,176,693

Assets

Initial Net Assets or Fund Balances: $4,126,774,254

Deficit (Revenue - Expenses): $249,300,494

Total Liabilities $55,131,531,802


Final Net Assets or Fund Balances:

$4,095,576,615

Top Program Service Accomplishments

Expenses: $61,320,933
Revenue: $0

THRIVENT FINANCIAL AND ITS 2.5 MILLION MEMBERS CONDUCTS ITS FRATERNAL ACTIVITIES THROUGH ITS CHAPTER SYSTEM, WHICH IS MADE UP OF APPROXIMATELY 1,400 CHAPTERS THROUGHOUT THE UNITED STATES. OUR MEMBERS MEET IN CHAPTERS AND PARTICIPATE IN EDUCATIONAL, SOCIAL AND VOLUNTEER ACTIVITIES. EACH CHAPTER IS LED BY A CHAPTER LEADERSHIP BOARD CONSISTING OF THRIVENT FINANCIAL MEMBERS, ELECTED BY MEMBERS IN THE CHAPTER. FUND-RAISERS AND SERVICE ACTIVITIES ARE CONDUCTED BY CHAPTER SERVICE TEAMS WHO COME TOGETHER TO HELP AN INDIVIDUAL, FAMILY IN NEED, OR A NOT-FOR-PROFIT ORGANIZATION. DURING 2010 THRIVENT FINANCIAL MEMBERS VOLUNTEERED 11.5 MILLION HOURS THROUGH CHAPTER PROJECTS AND ACTIVITIES. THRIVENT FINANCIAL AND ITS MEMBERS (THROUGH CHAPTER FUNDRAISING EVENTS AND ADDING RESOURCES TO COMMUNITY FUNDRAISERS) RAISED, CONTRIBUTED AND DONATED OVER $120 MILLION TO HELP COMMUNITIES, CONGREGATIONS AND INDIVIDUALS IN NEED.

Activities Outside the United States

Region Number of Offices Number of employees, agents, and independent contractors. Activites Total Expenditures
Central America and the Caribbean 0 0 Investments $417,665,856
East Asia and the Pacific 0 0 Investments $496,555,940
Europe (Including Iceland and Greenland) 0 0 Investments $2,109,537,311
Middle East and North Africa 0 0 Investments $64,047,147
North America 0 0 Investments $1,185,898,931
South America 0 0 Investments $62,279,754
Sub-Saharan Africa 0 0 Investments $9,989,257
Totals: $4,345,974,196

This organization does not maintain records to substantiate the amount of its grants and other assistance, the grantees' eligibility for the grants or assistance, and the selection criteria used to award the grants or assistance.

This organization was a U.S. transferor of property to a foreign corporation during the this tax year.

This organization had an ownership interest in a foreign corporation during the this tax year.

This organization was a direct or indirect shareholder of a passive foreign investment company or a qualified electing fund during the this tax year.

This organization had an ownership interest in a foreign partnership during the this tax year.

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