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Forgotten Man Ministries

Bringing the Good News of Jesus Christ to the Forgotten ... in Michigan county jails.

82.32

3940 Fruit Ridge Avenue, NW. Grand Rapids, MI 49544
tel: (616) 784-4620   Web Site
EIN: 38-1813208

Board Leadership
David Ellis
President

CEO
Nathan Deward
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 82.32
  Financial 75.32
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00
This rating was published 09/01/2021 and includes data from FY2020, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Established in 1966, Forgotten Man Ministries (FMM) brings together inmates, chaplains, and lay ministers in the study and ministry of God's Word in Michigan county jails.
FMM chaplains and associate chaplains conduct daily in-jail ministries that include:
* Daily prayer * Bible distribution * Biblical counseling & discipleship * Bible self-study courses * Group Bible studies * Facilitate local church worship services * Teach Biblically based life principles * Maintain the jail library & book carts
Jesus told us that we were to go and make disciples of all the nations. This of course includes jail inmates. Today, Forgotten Man Ministries follows in Christ's footsteps by bringing the healing powers of the Great Physician to those incarcerated in our Michigan jails.

Established in 1966, Forgotten Man Ministries (FMM) brings together inmates, chaplains, and lay ministers in the study and ministry of God's Word in Michigan county jails.
FMM chaplains and associate chaplains conduct daily in-jail ministries that include:
* Daily prayer * Bible distribution * Biblical counseling & discipleship * Bible self-study courses * Group Bible studies * Facilitate local church worship services * Teach Biblically based life principles * Maintain the jail library & book carts
Jesus told us that we were to go and make disciples of all the nations. This of course includes jail inmates. Today, Forgotten Man Ministries follows in Christ's footsteps by bringing the healing powers of the Great Physician to those incarcerated in our Michigan jails.

Financial

75.32

Accountability & Transparency

96.00

This rating was published 09/01/2021 and includes data from FY2020, 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)
77.2%
  Administrative Expenses 12.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.23
  Program Expenses Growth -0.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 46.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Forgotten Man Ministries on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Forgotten Man Ministries on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,780,269
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,780,269
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,780,269
   Other Revenue $775
TOTAL REVENUE $1,781,044
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,171,272
   Administrative Expenses $303,989
   Fundraising Expenses $169,071
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,644,332
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $136,712
   
Net Assets $394,269

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$80,831 4.91% Nathan Deward Executive Director

Mission

Established in 1966, Forgotten Man Ministries (FMM) brings together inmates, chaplains, and lay ministers in the study and ministry of God's Word in Michigan county jails.
FMM chaplains and associate chaplains conduct daily in-jail ministries that include:
* Daily prayer * Bible distribution * Biblical counseling & discipleship * Bible self-study courses * Group Bible studies * Facilitate local church worship services * Teach Biblically based life principles * Maintain the jail library & book carts
Jesus told us that we were to go and make disciples of all the nations. This of course includes jail inmates. Today, Forgotten Man Ministries follows in Christ's footsteps by bringing the healing powers of the Great Physician to those incarcerated in our Michigan jails.

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Charity Contact Info

Forgotten Man Ministries
3940 Fruit Ridge Avenue, NW.
Grand Rapids, MI 49544
tel: (616) 784-4620
fax: (616) 784-4622
EIN: 38-1813208

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Board Leadership

David Ellis
President

CEO

Nathan Deward
Executive Director