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Freedom in Christ Ministries

Freeing God's people to be growing, fruitful disciples

four stars

92.02

9051 Eexecutive Park Drive Suite 503
Knoxville, TN 37923
tel: (865) 342-4000   Web Site
EIN: 33-0361836

Board Leadership
John Fugate
Chairman

CEO
Dan Studt
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.02 four stars
  Financial 89.45 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Freedom in Christ Ministries (FICM) conducts conferences and resources the body of Christ with over 100 current books, CD's, DVD's and other materials. But the main focus of FICM-USA is to equip people on a grass roots level with the message and ministry of freedom so that they can start Community Freedom Ministries right where they live. Those who have been set free themselves are the best candidates for developing a ministry to set others free.

Freedom in Christ Ministries (FICM) conducts conferences and resources the body of Christ with over 100 current books, CD's, DVD's and other materials. But the main focus of FICM-USA is to equip people on a grass roots level with the message and ministry of freedom so that they can start Community Freedom Ministries right where they live. Those who have been set free themselves are the best candidates for developing a ministry to set others free.

Financial

three stars

89.45

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 02/01/2021 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)
89.7%
  Administrative Expenses 5.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.39
  Program Expenses Growth 4.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 17.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Freedom in Christ Ministries on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Freedom in Christ Ministries on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Freedom in Christ Ministries (TN) 92.02 four stars
CBMC, Inc. (TN) 88.20 three stars
Officers' Christian Fellowship (CO) 92.91 four stars
Wild at Heart (CO) 85.58 three stars
Men of Valor (TN) 85.07 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,602,954
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,602,954
   Program Service Revenue $167,261
Total Primary Revenue $1,770,215
   Other Revenue $50,148
TOTAL REVENUE $1,820,363
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,439,110
   Administrative Expenses $84,672
   Fundraising Expenses $83,198
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,606,980
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $213,383
   
Net Assets $610,122

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
Training and Mentoring $1,394,548 96.9%
Resource Catalog $44,562 3.1%

Ratings History
Freedom in Christ Ministries has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 02/01/2021 92.02 four stars
2018-12 03/01/2020 92.38 four stars
2017-12 03/01/2019 89.48 three stars
2016-12 06/01/2018 89.48 three stars
2015-12 09/01/2017 89.48 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 33-0361836
Name in IRS Master File FREEDOM IN CHRIST MINISTRIES
NTEE Code X20
NTEE Classification Christian
NTEE Type Religion-Related, Spiritual Development
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (320) Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, etc.
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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 June, 2011
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, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$76,000 4.72% Dan Studt CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Freedom in Christ Ministries (TN) 92.02 four stars
Fellowship of Companies for Christ International (GA) 94.50 four stars
Leadership Roundtable (DC) 88.83 three stars
Youth For Christ of Northern Indiana (IN) 87.30 three stars
Desire Street Ministries (GA) 94.59 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Freedom in Christ Ministries
9051 Eexecutive Park Drive
Suite 503
Knoxville, TN 37923
tel: (865) 342-4000
fax: (865) 342-4001
EIN: 33-0361836

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Board Leadership

John Fugate
Chairman

CEO

Dan Studt
President

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