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Freedom in Christ Ministries

Freeing God's people to be growing, fruitful disciples

three stars

89.48

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

Board Leadership
John Fugate
Chairman

CEO
Rich Miller
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.48 three stars
  Financial 90.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 03/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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.

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Financial

four stars

90.00

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 03/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
89.8%
  Administrative Expenses 5.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.24
  Program Expenses Growth 8.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 28.8%
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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Freedom in Christ Ministries (TN) 89.48 three stars
Independent Catholic Foundation for the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown (PA) 96.69 four stars
Vision New England (ME) 91.67 four stars
Mount Carmel Ministries (MN) 85.10 three stars
Youth for Christ, Miami (FL) 89.23 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,360,747
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,360,747
   Program Service Revenue $158,329
Total Primary Revenue $1,519,076
   Other Revenue $29,569
TOTAL REVENUE $1,548,645
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,361,955
   Administrative Expenses $73,951
   Fundraising Expenses $74,998
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,510,904
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $37,741
   
Net Assets $338,776

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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, 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
$87,206 5.77% Rich Miller CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Freedom in Christ Ministries (TN) 89.48 three stars
Bill Glass Behind the Walls (TX) 95.08 four stars
Fellowship of Companies for Christ International (GA) 90.63 four stars
Entrust (CO) 93.47 four stars
Shelterwood (MO) 88.96 three 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

Rich Miller
President

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