International : Development and Relief Services

Amazima Ministries

Helping to educate and empower the people of Uganda with God's love

four stars

99.04

P.O. Box 682521 Franklin, TN 37068
tel: (615) 656-5355   Web Site
EIN: 61-1555718

Board Leadership
Darryl Thompson
Chairman

CEO
Katie Davis Majors
Founder, Chief Visionary

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 99.04 four stars
  Financial 98.65 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Amazima is a ministry made up of many different people, working together for the shared purpose of living out the love of Jesus by educating and empowering the people of Uganda and the communities we serve. Amazima Ministries was founded by Katie Davis in 2008. The organization, based out of Brentwood, Tennessee, feeds, educates and encourages the orphaned, poor and vulnerable in the country of Uganda. The name we chose for this ministry represented what she longed to see take root in the lives of everyone who came in contact with our ministry. In Luganda, the local language, Amazima (Ah-mah-zeemah) means “truth.” Amazima Ministries desires to reveal the truth of God's unconditional love through Jesus Christ to the people of Uganda.

Amazima is a ministry made up of many different people, working together for the shared purpose of living out the love of Jesus by educating and empowering the people of Uganda and the communities we serve. Amazima Ministries was founded by Katie Davis in 2008. The organization, based out of Brentwood, Tennessee, feeds, educates and encourages the orphaned, poor and vulnerable in the country of Uganda. The name we chose for this ministry represented what she longed to see take root in the lives of everyone who came in contact with our ministry. In Luganda, the local language, Amazima (Ah-mah-zeemah) means “truth.” Amazima Ministries desires to reveal the truth of God's unconditional love through Jesus Christ to the people of Uganda.

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Financial

four stars

98.65

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 03/01/2020 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)
80.3%
  Administrative Expenses 11.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 7.78
  Program Expenses Growth 10.4%
  Liabilities to Assets < 0.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Amazima Ministries on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Amazima Ministries on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,873,108
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $4,873,108
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $4,873,108
   Other Revenue $373,942
TOTAL REVENUE $5,247,050
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,622,032
   Administrative Expenses $346,767
   Fundraising Expenses $258,928
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,227,727
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,019,323
   
Net Assets $22,538,891

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$87,524 2.71% Katherine Davis Majors Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$121,403 3.76% James D. Martin Managing Director

Mission

Amazima is a ministry made up of many different people, working together for the shared purpose of living out the love of Jesus by educating and empowering the people of Uganda and the communities we serve. Amazima Ministries was founded by Katie Davis in 2008. The organization, based out of Brentwood, Tennessee, feeds, educates and encourages the orphaned, poor and vulnerable in the country of Uganda. The name we chose for this ministry represented what she longed to see take root in the lives of everyone who came in contact with our ministry. In Luganda, the local language, Amazima (Ah-mah-zeemah) means “truth.” Amazima Ministries desires to reveal the truth of God's unconditional love through Jesus Christ to the people of Uganda.

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Charity Contact Info

Amazima Ministries
P.O. Box 682521
Franklin, TN 37068
tel: (615) 656-5355
EIN: 61-1555718

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Board Leadership

Darryl Thompson
Chairman

CEO

Katie Davis Majors
Founder, Chief Visionary