Cooperative Program year-to-date giving below goal comment (0)
March 13, 2014
NASHVILLE — Year-to-date Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) Cooperative Program (CP) contributions to the SBC Executive Committee (EC) are 0.08 percent below the year-to-date CP budget goal, and 1.33 percent below contributions received during the same time frame last year, SBC EC President Frank S. Page reported.
The total represents money received by the EC by the close of the last business day of February.
The $79,726,685.78 the EC received from Oct. 1 through Feb. 28 represents 99.92 percent of the $79,791,666.67 year-to-date budget, and is $1,075,143.34 or 1.33 percent less than the $80,801,829.12 received through February 2012.
Designated giving of $92,190,959.26 for the same year-to-date period is 0.36 percent, or $329,310.85, below the $92,520,270.11 received at this point last year. February’s CP allocation receipts for SBC work totaled $18,090,900.91. Designated gifts received in February amounted to $55,085,287.88. The SBC allocation budget goal for 2013–2014 is $191,500,000, an increase of 1.86 percent over the $188,000,000 budgeted goal for the previous year.