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Human Services : Rescue Missions

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

Changing Lives for Good

90.88

404 East Washington Boulevard 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 90.88
  Financial 87.74
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00
This rating was published 08/03/2021 and includes data from FY2020, 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

87.74

Accountability & Transparency

96.00

This rating was published 08/03/2021 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)
77.1%
  Administrative Expenses 9.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.16
  Program Expenses Growth 12.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 21.7%
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) 90.88
Rescue Ministries of Mid-Michigan (MI) 92.42
Durham Rescue Mission (NC) 100.00
Miami Rescue Mission (FL) 86.27
Restore Hope Ministries (OK) 95.64

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $6,488,884
   Federated Campaigns $57,319
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $341,583
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $6,887,786
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $6,887,786
   Other Revenue $727,973
TOTAL REVENUE $7,615,759
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,262,900
   Administrative Expenses $794,100
   Fundraising Expenses $914,560
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,971,560
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-355,801
   
Net Assets $15,282,256

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 $3,850,130 61.5%
Emergency Shelter $1,042,030 16.6%
Resident and Community Meals $451,731 7.2%

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

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2020-06 08/03/2021 90.88
2019-06 06/01/2020 90.57
2019-06 04/01/2020 88.10
2018-06 07/01/2019 90.20
2017-06 02/01/2019 90.50
2017-06 06/01/2018 90.09
2016-06 03/01/2018 90.12
2016-06 03/01/2017 88.97
2015-06 12/01/2016 85.62
2015-06 06/01/2016 84.66
 
CN 2.0
2015-06 03/01/2016 86.18
2014-06 09/01/2015 80.09
2013-06 06/01/2014 84.59
2012-06 07/01/2013 85.40
2011-06 05/01/2012 87.73
2010-06 09/20/2011 88.55
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 07/01/2011 88.12
2009-06 07/01/2010 86.44
2008-06 11/01/2009 74.41
2004-06 09/01/2005 71.92

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
$100,564 1.26% Rev. Donovan Coley CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Fort Wayne Rescue Mission Ministries, Inc. (DBA The Rescue Mission) (IN) 90.88
Miami Rescue Mission (FL) 86.27
MorningStar Mission Ministries (IL) 86.95
Restore Hope Ministries (OK) 95.64
Good News Rescue Mission (CA) 85.93

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Charity Contact Info

Fort Wayne Rescue Mission Ministries, Inc. (DBA The Rescue Mission)
404 East Washington Boulevard
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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