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Human Services : Homeless Services

Volunteer Ministry Center

Compassion. Accountability. Results.

four stars

96.45

511 North Broadway Knoxville, TN 37917
tel: (865) 524-3926   Web Site
EIN: 62-1338748

Board Leadership
Mark Walker
Chair

CEO
Bruce Spangler
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 96.45 four stars
  Financial 94.98 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1987, the mission of the Volunteer Ministry Center is to facilitate permanent supportive housing for those who are homeless and to provide services to prevent homelessness. At the center, individuals can access services such as counseling, appointments with social workers, a dental clinic, laundry, phone, computer and mail services. The Volunteer Ministry Center also provides referrals to community agencies for food, shelter, medical and legal services. Subsidized apartment units are also provided for qualified individuals.

Founded in 1987, the mission of the Volunteer Ministry Center is to facilitate permanent supportive housing for those who are homeless and to provide services to prevent homelessness. At the center, individuals can access services such as counseling, appointments with social workers, a dental clinic, laundry, phone, computer and mail services. The Volunteer Ministry Center also provides referrals to community agencies for food, shelter, medical and legal services. Subsidized apartment units are also provided for qualified individuals.

Financial

four stars

94.98

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 12/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
86.1%
  Administrative Expenses 9.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.58
  Program Expenses Growth 7.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 10.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Volunteer Ministry Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Volunteer Ministry Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Volunteer Ministry Center (TN) 96.45 four stars
Homeward Bound of Marin (CA) 95.06 four stars
Homeless Empowerment Program (FL) 90.60 four stars
Vision House (WA) 89.70 three stars
Larkin Street Youth Services (CA) 92.30 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $868,521
   Federated Campaigns $180,393
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $962,015
Total Contributions $2,010,929
   Program Service Revenue $19,440
Total Primary Revenue $2,030,369
   Other Revenue $339,676
TOTAL REVENUE $2,370,045
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,708,656
   Administrative Expenses $190,604
   Fundraising Expenses $81,076
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,980,336
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $389,709
   
Net Assets $6,675,423

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Resource Center Program $754,102 44.1%
Minvilla Manor $266,992 15.6%
Refuge Program $231,689 13.6%

Ratings History
Volunteer Ministry Center has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 12/01/2020 96.45 four stars
2018-12 12/01/2019 93.67 four stars
2017-12 02/01/2019 84.30 three stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 86.19 three stars
2015-12 02/01/2017 86.19 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 84.43 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 11/01/2015 80.47 three stars
2013-12 06/01/2015 78.46 two stars
2012-12 08/01/2014 82.90 three stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 62-1338748
Name in IRS Master File VOLUNTEER MINISTRY CENTER INC
NTEE Code L41
NTEE Classification Homeless, Temporary Shelter For
NTEE Type Housing, Shelter
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (560) Supplying money, goods or services to the poor
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date October, 1990
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$89,642 4.52% Bruce Spangler CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Volunteer Ministry Center (TN) 96.45 four stars
Calvary Women's Services (DC) 87.94 three stars
Deborah's Place (IL) 90.25 four stars
ACCESS (OH) 87.43 three stars
SAMMinistries (TX) 90.63 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Volunteer Ministry Center
511 North Broadway
Knoxville, TN 37917
tel: (865) 524-3926
fax: (865) 524-7065
EIN: 62-1338748

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 325
Knoxville, TN 37901

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Board Leadership

Mark Walker
Chair

CEO

Bruce Spangler
Chief Executive Officer

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