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Action Ministries

Leading People Out of Poverty

three stars

89.73

1700 Century Circle NE Suite 200
Atlanta, GA 30345
tel: (404) 881-1991   Web Site
EIN: 58-2070427

Board Leadership
Les Harper
Chair

CEO
S. Kelley Henderson
President, CEO

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.73 three stars
  Financial 85.48 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Action Ministries mobilizes communities to address the challenges of poverty by focusing on hunger relief, housing and education. Action Ministries, Inc. is a nonprofit that provides an extensive network of community partners and volunteers with the tools and expertise to lead fellow Georgians out of poverty. By meeting basic needs of hunger relief, housing and education, Action Ministries removes barriers that prevent thousands of Georgians from breaking the cycle of poverty and realizing their potential. Last year, nearly 65,000 people were served and many more lives changed by Action Ministries.

Our mission is to mobilize communities to address the challenges of poverty by focusing on hunger relief, housing and education.

Action Ministries mobilizes communities to address the challenges of poverty by focusing on hunger relief, housing and education. Action Ministries, Inc. is a nonprofit that provides an extensive network of community partners and volunteers with the tools and expertise to lead fellow Georgians out of poverty. By meeting basic needs of hunger relief, housing and education, Action Ministries removes barriers that prevent thousands of Georgians from breaking the cycle of poverty and realizing their potential. Last year, nearly 65,000 people were served and many more lives changed by Action Ministries.

Our mission is to mobilize communities to address the challenges of poverty by focusing on hunger relief, housing and education.

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Financial

three stars

85.48

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 03/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
82.6%
  Administrative Expenses 11.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.18
  Program Expenses Growth 4.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 13.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Action Ministries on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Action Ministries on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Action Ministries (GA) 89.73 three stars
East Cooper Community Outreach (SC) 97.17 four stars
PATH (People Attempting to Help) (TX) 93.20 four stars
Jubilee REACH (WA) 87.50 three stars
Barnabas Center (FL) 98.23 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,643,510
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $2,357,623
Total Contributions $8,001,133
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $8,001,133
   Other Revenue $438,302
TOTAL REVENUE $8,439,435
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,899,633
   Administrative Expenses $1,037,278
   Fundraising Expenses $453,979
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $8,390,890
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $48,545
   
Net Assets $1,485,622

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
Housing Solutions $3,631,456 52.6%
Food Distribution $2,789,177 40.4%
Education and Training $479,000 6.9%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 03/01/2018 89.73 three stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 92.41 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 90.05 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 11/01/2015 92.66 four stars
2013-12 06/01/2015 92.58 four stars
2012-12 03/01/2014 91.06 four stars
2011-12 07/01/2013 82.92 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 58-2070427
Name in IRS Master File ACTION MINISTRIES INC
NTEE Code S20
NTEE Classification Community, Neighborhood Development, Improvement (General)
NTEE Type Community Improvement, Capacity Building
Classification Religious Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (4) Church auxiliary
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 March, 1994
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, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012

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

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
Not compensated -- Kelley Henderson President, CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$157,503 1.87% John R. Moeller Jr. President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Action Ministries (GA) 89.73 three stars
MIFA (Metropolitan Inter-Faith Association) (TN) 86.92 three stars
Maine Seacoast Mission (ME) 91.21 four stars
Place of Forsyth County (GA) 96.48 four stars
Jubilee REACH (WA) 87.50 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Action Ministries
1700 Century Circle NE
Suite 200
Atlanta, GA 30345
tel: (404) 881-1991
fax: (404) 881-1902
EIN: 58-2070427

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Board Leadership

Les Harper
Chair

CEO

S. Kelley Henderson
President, CEO

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