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Human Services : Homeless Services

The Rescue Mission, Fort Wayne

Changing Lives for Good

four stars

90.09

301 West Superior Street P.O. Box 11116
Fort Wayne, IN 46855
tel: (260) 426-7357   Web Site
EIN: 35-1054670

Board Leadership
Jeff Ostermann
Board Chair

CEO
Donovan Coley
Chief Executive Officer

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.09 four stars
  Financial 86.57 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Rescue Mission, founded in 1903, is a faith-based, nonprofit, 501(c)(3) organization, providing restorative care to men, women and children experiencing a homeless crisis. Our organization serves Fort Wayne, Allen County and its surrounding counties. The Mission is comprised of four ministries, or houses, that function as communities of compassion.

OUR MISSION
To provide, through the power of Jesus Christ, a home for the homeless, food for the hungry,
and hope for their future.

The Rescue Mission, founded in 1903, is a faith-based, nonprofit, 501(c)(3) organization, providing restorative care to men, women and children experiencing a homeless crisis. Our organization serves Fort Wayne, Allen County and its surrounding counties. The Mission is comprised of four ministries, or houses, that function as communities of compassion.

OUR MISSION
To provide, through the power of Jesus Christ, a home for the homeless, food for the hungry,
and hope for their future.

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Financial

three stars

86.57

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 06/01/2018 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)
73.0%
  Administrative Expenses 9.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 17.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.76
  Program Expenses Growth 15.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 11.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Rescue Mission, Fort Wayne on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Rescue Mission, Fort Wayne on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Rescue Mission, Fort Wayne (IN) 90.09 four stars
Union Rescue Mission, Los Angeles (CA) 87.47 three stars
Charlotte Rescue Mission (NC) 87.26 three stars
The Gospel Mission (IA) 89.74 three stars
Restore Hope Ministries (OK) 91.51 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $7,184,528
   Federated Campaigns $80,033
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $304,187
   Related Organizations $367,500
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $7,936,248
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $7,936,248
   Other Revenue $647,759
TOTAL REVENUE $8,584,007
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,394,527
   Administrative Expenses $593,717
   Fundraising Expenses $973,940
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,962,184
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,621,823
   
Net Assets $9,653,930

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
Rehabilitation $2,207,487 50.2%
Emergency Shelter $859,874 19.6%
Resident and Community Meals $437,780 10.0%

Ratings History
The Rescue Mission, Fort Wayne has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 06/01/2018 90.09 four stars
2016-06 03/01/2018 90.12 four stars
2016-06 03/01/2017 88.97 three stars
2015-06 12/01/2016 85.62 three stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 84.66 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2015-06 03/01/2016 86.18 three stars
2014-06 09/01/2015 80.09 three stars
2013-06 06/01/2014 84.59 three stars
2012-06 07/01/2013 85.40 three stars
2011-06 05/01/2012 87.73 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 88.55 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 07/01/2011 88.12 three stars
2009-06 07/01/2010 86.44 three stars
2008-06 11/01/2009 74.41 two stars
2004-06 09/01/2005 71.92 two 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 35-1054670
Name in IRS Master File THE FORT WAYNE RESCUE MISSION MINISTRIES INC
NTEE Code L41
NTEE Classification Homeless, Temporary Shelter For
NTEE Type Housing, Shelter
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (399) Other housing activities
(29) Other religious activities
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 Central - the organization is a central type organization (no group exemption) of a National, Regional or Geographic grouping of organizations.
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date October, 1908
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013

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
$80,682 1.35% Rev. Donovan Coley Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Rescue Mission, Fort Wayne (IN) 90.09 four stars
Miracle Hill Ministries (SC) 94.08 four stars
Downtown Rescue Mission (AL) 89.39 three stars
Durham Rescue Mission (NC) 100.00 four stars
Central Union Mission (DC) 89.86 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

The Rescue Mission, Fort Wayne
301 West Superior Street
P.O. Box 11116
Fort Wayne, IN 46855
tel: (260) 426-7357
EIN: 35-1054670

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Board Leadership

Jeff Ostermann
Board Chair

CEO

Donovan Coley
Chief Executive Officer

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