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Downline Ministries

Equip. Unleash. Disciple.

three stars

80.96

6027 Walnut Grove Road Suite 410
Memphis, TN 38120
tel: (901) 683-5377   Web Site
EIN: 20-1374884

Board Leadership
Kem Wilson
Chairman

CEO
Shad Berry
Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 80.96 three stars
  Financial 79.98 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 82.00 three stars
This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Downline Ministries exists to encourage a restoration of Biblical discipleship in and through the local church by strategically partnering with church leadership to equip men and women to make disciples in their home, church, and community for the glory of God and exaltation of Christ among the nations. Since our goal is to see discipleship restored in the Church at large, we hold tightly to core elements of evangelical Christian faith, while allowing freedom in more nonessential areas of theology that might differ across denominational lines.

Downline Ministries exists to encourage a restoration of Biblical discipleship in and through the local church by strategically partnering with church leadership to equip men and women to make disciples in their home, church, and community for the glory of God and exaltation of Christ among the nations. Since our goal is to see discipleship restored in the Church at large, we hold tightly to core elements of evangelical Christian faith, while allowing freedom in more nonessential areas of theology that might differ across denominational lines.

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Financial

two stars

79.98

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

82.00

This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
76.2%
  Administrative Expenses 18.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.61
  Program Expenses Growth -5.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 19.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Downline Ministries on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Downline Ministries on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Downline Ministries (TN) 80.96 three stars
Four Corners Ministries (AL) 88.15 three stars
The Outreach Foundation (TN) 92.97 four stars
East-West Ministries International (TX) 93.10 four stars
G.O. Ministries (KY) 92.69 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,141,002
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,141,002
   Program Service Revenue $394,730
Total Primary Revenue $1,535,732
   Other Revenue $31,113
TOTAL REVENUE $1,566,845
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,238,526
   Administrative Expenses $274,868
   Fundraising Expenses $69,144
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,582,538
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-15,693
   
Net Assets $1,040,163

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
Academic Training in Disciple-Making $936,366 75.6%
Discipleship $168,852 13.6%
Leadership Conferences $133,308 10.8%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-07 08/01/2019 80.96 three stars
2017-07 08/01/2018 80.75 three stars
2016-07 11/01/2017 83.13 three stars
2015-07 08/01/2016 88.07 three stars
2014-07 06/01/2016 89.52 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-07 11/01/2015 90.57 four stars
2013-07 11/01/2014 80.23 three stars
2012-07 12/01/2013 80.61 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 20-1374884
Name in IRS Master File DOWNLINE MINISTRIES
NTEE Code X20
NTEE Classification Christian
NTEE Type Religion-Related, Spiritual Development
Classification Religious Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
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 April, 2005
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End July
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • July, 2017
  • July, 2016
  • July, 2015
  • July, 2014
  • July, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$50,000 3.15% Kennon Vaughn Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$50,313 3.17% Shad Berry COO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Downline Ministries (TN) 80.96 three stars
India Gospel Outreach (CA) 85.94 three stars
New Mission Systems International (FL) 91.36 four stars
YUGO Ministries (CA) 85.26 three stars
The Mailbox Club (GA) 93.91 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Downline Ministries
6027 Walnut Grove Road
Suite 410
Memphis, TN 38120
tel: (901) 683-5377
fax: (901) 683-5322
EIN: 20-1374884

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 770296
Memphis, TN 38177

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Board Leadership

Kem Wilson
Chairman

CEO

Shad Berry
Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director

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