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Nashville Inner City Ministry

Spiritual, educational, vocational

two stars

79.82

1000 Apex Street Nashville, TN 37206
tel: (615) 255-1726   Web Site
EIN: 62-1274899

Board Leadership
Buck Dozier
Chair

CEO
Lytle Thomas
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 79.82 two stars
  Financial 78.71 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 81.00 three stars
This rating was published 10/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Nashville Inner City Ministry (NICM) began in 1979 as an outreach to the young people living in the public housing projects of Nashville's inner city. Today, a core group of 1,000 dedicated volunteers enter every major public housing development in Nashville's inner city communities and transport up to 1,000 children and teenagers to life skill Bible classes that are held in locations throughout Nashville and the surrounding communities. Many of the young people that NICM works with find themselves homeless, helpless, hopeless, hungry, and hostile. With patience and encouragement, all of life's problems can be endured and a positive, healthy quality of life can be born out of despair at any point in someone's life.

Nashville Inner City Ministry (NICM) began in 1979 as an outreach to the young people living in the public housing projects of Nashville's inner city. Today, a core group of 1,000 dedicated volunteers enter every major public housing development in Nashville's inner city communities and transport up to 1,000 children and teenagers to life skill Bible classes that are held in locations throughout Nashville and the surrounding communities. Many of the young people that NICM works with find themselves homeless, helpless, hopeless, hungry, and hostile. With patience and encouragement, all of life's problems can be endured and a positive, healthy quality of life can be born out of despair at any point in someone's life.

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Financial

two stars

78.71

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

81.00

This rating was published 10/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
74.6%
  Administrative Expenses 21.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.14
  Program Expenses Growth 4.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 21.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Nashville Inner City Ministry on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Nashville Inner City Ministry on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Nashville Inner City Ministry (TN) 79.82 two stars
Immaculate Heart Community (CA) 90.86 four stars
Mission Arlington/Mission Metroplex (TX) 96.15 four stars
Nebraska Lutheran Outdoor Ministries (NE) 91.52 four stars
Man in the Mirror (FL) 87.62 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,467,607
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,467,607
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,467,607
   Other Revenue $348,676
TOTAL REVENUE $1,816,283
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,375,895
   Administrative Expenses $398,832
   Fundraising Expenses $15,051
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,789,778
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $26,505
   
Net Assets $250,791

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
Community Outreach $976,689 71.0%
Bus Ministry and Bible School Program $363,722 26.4%
Youth and Family Activities $35,484 2.6%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 10/01/2019 79.82 two stars
2017-12 04/01/2019 81.75 three stars
2016-12 04/01/2018 79.89 two stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 71.47 two stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 69.12 one star
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 71.63 two stars
2013-12 06/01/2015 72.11 two stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 70.67 two stars
2011-12 04/01/2013 72.74 two stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 74.22 two stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 75.94 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 02/01/2011 69.47 one star
2008-12 07/01/2010 67.05 one star
2007-12 10/01/2008 71.17 two stars
2006-12 12/01/2007 81.36 three stars
2005-12 12/01/2006 76.86 two stars
2004-12 04/01/2006 85.35 three stars
2003-12 09/01/2005 79.55 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 62-1274899
Name in IRS Master File NASHVILLE INNER CITY MINISTRY 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
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 February, 2000
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
None reported -- This organization did not report a CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Nashville Inner City Ministry (TN) 79.82 two stars
Desire Street Ministries (GA) 94.60 four stars
Immaculate Heart Community (CA) 90.86 four stars
YouthFront (KS) 87.62 three stars
Christian Legal Society (VA) 90.71 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Nashville Inner City Ministry
1000 Apex Street
Nashville, TN 37206
tel: (615) 255-1726
fax: (615) 227-7732
EIN: 62-1274899

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Board Leadership

Buck Dozier
Chair

CEO

Lytle Thomas
President

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