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Action Ministries

Leading People Out of Poverty

90.05

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

Board Leadership
Les Harper
Chair

CEO
John R. Moeller, Jr.
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.05
  Financial 86.52
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00
This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

86.52

Accountability & Transparency

96.00

This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, 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)
81.6%
  Administrative Expenses 11.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.13
  Program Expenses Growth 39.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 35.6%
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) 90.05
Service Over Self (TN) 86.56
Connect2Help 2-1-1 (IN) 88.76
Jubilee REACH (WA) 89.77
Samaritan House (CA) 94.85

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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.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,857,233
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $2,375,453
Total Contributions $7,232,686
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $7,232,686
   Other Revenue $125,219
TOTAL REVENUE $7,357,905
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,180,324
   Administrative Expenses $865,385
   Fundraising Expenses $383,059
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,428,768
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-70,863
   
Net Assets $938,076

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
Long-term Transitional Housing $2,993,659 48.4%
Food Distribution $2,830,990 45.8%

Ratings History
Action Ministries has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2014-12 06/01/2016 90.05
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 11/01/2015 92.66
2013-12 06/01/2015 92.58
2012-12 03/01/2014 91.06
2011-12 07/01/2013 82.92

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
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  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011
  • December, 2010

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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$108,627 1.46% John R. Moeller Jr. President, CEO

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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Action Ministries (GA) 90.05
St. Vincent de Paul Center (IL) 89.47
Community Shares of Minnesota (MN) 90.29
St. Vincent de Paul of Seattle|King County (WA) 89.44
The New Path (OH) 93.32

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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

John R. Moeller, Jr.
President & CEO

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