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Human Services : Rescue Missions

Fort Wayne Rescue Mission Ministries, Inc. (DBA The Rescue Mission)

Changing Lives for Good

four stars

90.57

404 E. Washington Blvd. Fort Wayne, IN 46802
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 90.57 four stars
  Financial 87.28 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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.

OUR VISION--To transform lives through the love of Jesus Christ

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.

OUR VISION--To transform lives through the love of Jesus Christ

Financial

three stars

87.28

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 06/01/2020 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)
75.5%
  Administrative Expenses 9.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 14.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.44
  Program Expenses Growth 13.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 20.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Fort Wayne Rescue Mission Ministries, Inc. (DBA The Rescue Mission) on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Fort Wayne Rescue Mission Ministries, Inc. (DBA The Rescue Mission) on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Fort Wayne Rescue Mission Ministries, Inc. (DBA The Rescue Mission) (IN) 90.57 four stars
The Rescue Mission, Tacoma (WA) 88.65 three stars
City Mission (PA) 86.21 three stars
Nashville Rescue Mission (TN) 88.57 three stars
Light of Life Rescue Mission (PA) 88.61 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $7,771,701
   Federated Campaigns $55,484
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $314,967
   Related Organizations $450,000
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $8,592,152
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $8,592,152
   Other Revenue $799,023
TOTAL REVENUE $9,391,175
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,691,765
   Administrative Expenses $684,242
   Fundraising Expenses $935,785
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,311,792
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,079,383
   
Net Assets $15,634,157

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 $3,450,237 60.6%
Emergency Shelter $939,002 16.5%
Resident and Community Meals $435,661 7.6%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 06/01/2020 90.57 four stars
2019-06 04/01/2020 88.10 three stars
2018-06 07/01/2019 90.20 four stars
2017-06 02/01/2019 90.50 four stars
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)
(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
$96,202 1.31% Rev. Donovan Coley Chief Executive Officer

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Fort Wayne Rescue Mission Ministries, Inc. (DBA The Rescue Mission) (IN) 90.57 four stars
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Charity Contact Info

Fort Wayne Rescue Mission Ministries, Inc. (DBA The Rescue Mission)
404 E. Washington Blvd.
Fort Wayne, IN 46802
tel: (260) 426-7357
fax: (260) 399-7244
EIN: 35-1054670

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 11116
Fort Wayne, IN 46855

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Board Leadership

Jeff Ostermann
Board Chair

CEO

Donovan Coley
Chief Executive Officer

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