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International : Development and Relief Services

FAME

Partnering in medical evangelism

three stars

81.56

4545 Southeastern Avenue Indianapolis, IN 46203
tel: (317) 358-2480   Web Site
EIN: 23-7124787

Board Leadership
Kevin Hart
Chairman

CEO
Bill Warren
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 81.56 three stars
  Financial 74.24 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

FAME exists to spread the fame of Jesus Christ to all nations through medical evangelism. FAME seeks to lead people to Christ and meet real physical needs by partnering with other mission organizations to deliver a unique combination of medical mission services providing: desperately needed medical facilities; life saving and sustaining medicines and medical supplies; and hands-on care through medically focused short-term mission teams. With the needs of many missionaries continuing to grow, FAME is available to be used by God as a conduit for medicine, funding, and the sending of medical personnel on short-term trips where they are needed most. FAME is committed to coming alongside missionaries and mission organizations to help provide oversight for the medical aspect of things in order that the door may be opened wide for the message of the Gospel.

FAME exists to spread the fame of Jesus Christ to all nations through medical evangelism. FAME seeks to lead people to Christ and meet real physical needs by partnering with other mission organizations to deliver a unique combination of medical mission services providing: desperately needed medical facilities; life saving and sustaining medicines and medical supplies; and hands-on care through medically focused short-term mission teams. With the needs of many missionaries continuing to grow, FAME is available to be used by God as a conduit for medicine, funding, and the sending of medical personnel on short-term trips where they are needed most. FAME is committed to coming alongside missionaries and mission organizations to help provide oversight for the medical aspect of things in order that the door may be opened wide for the message of the Gospel.

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Financial

two stars

74.24

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 05/01/2020 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)
73.6%
  Administrative Expenses 15.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.74
  Program Expenses Growth -3.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 10.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by FAME on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by FAME on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
FAME (IN) 81.56 three stars
Fund for Armenian Relief (NY) 87.25 three stars
World Villages for Children (MD) 85.79 three stars
Mary's Meals USA (NJ) 89.02 three stars
The BOMA Project (VT) 93.74 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,647,116
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,647,116
   Program Service Revenue $16,001
Total Primary Revenue $1,663,117
   Other Revenue $628
TOTAL REVENUE $1,663,745
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,103,910
   Administrative Expenses $229,430
   Fundraising Expenses $164,646
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,497,986
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $165,759
   
Net Assets $1,117,310

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
Mission Resources $619,373 56.1%
Capital Projects $268,842 24.3%
Mobilization $196,415 17.8%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 05/01/2020 81.56 three stars
2018-06 05/01/2019 81.88 three stars
2017-06 05/01/2018 73.91 two stars
2016-06 04/01/2017 79.22 two stars
2015-06 07/01/2016 82.52 three stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 79.91 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2015-06 02/01/2016 89.49 three stars
2014-06 09/01/2015 82.82 three stars
2013-06 04/01/2015 80.39 three stars
2013-06 06/01/2014 80.27 three stars
2012-06 05/01/2014 73.72 two stars
2012-06 05/01/2013 72.46 two stars
2011-06 11/06/2012 80.17 three stars
2010-06 10/01/2011 76.49 two stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 75.83 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 12/22/2010 75.28 two stars
2008-06 10/01/2009 89.39 three stars
2007-06 03/01/2009 93.39 four stars
2006-06 05/01/2007 94.14 four stars
2005-06 07/01/2006 91.85 four 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 23-7124787
Name in IRS Master File FELLOWSHIP OF ASSOCIATES OF MEDICAL EVANGELISM INC
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (179) Other health services
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 January, 1972
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$47,449 3.16% William Warren Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$23,860 1.59% Jeff Coon Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
FAME (IN) 81.56 three stars
American Relief Agency for the Horn of Africa (ARAHA) (MN) 89.35 three stars
ActionAid USA (DC) 85.32 three stars
HealthRight International (NY) 89.00 three stars
Medical Benevolence Foundation (TX) 95.47 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

FAME
4545 Southeastern Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46203
tel: (317) 358-2480
EIN: 23-7124787

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Board Leadership

Kevin Hart
Chairman

CEO

Bill Warren
Executive Director

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