Muncie Mission Ministries


Muncie Mission Ministries is a faith-based agency that has brought hope and healing to the homeless and needy of Delaware County for over 80 years, with God's guidance and enabling.

Contact information

Mailing address:
Muncie Mission Ministries
1725 S. Liberty St.
Muncie, IN 47302


Phone: 865-288-9122


Organization details

EIN: 350869061

CEO/President: Frank Baldwin

Chairman: James Rosema

Board size: 10

Founder: Rev. Eddie Thomas

Year founded: 1937

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 12/31

Member of ECFA: No

Member of ECFA since:


"Where everyone and everything receives a second chance."

Mission statement

Our purpose, to the glory of God, is to provide compassionate Rescue services on an immediate and/or long-term basis to the poor and needy of Muncie and East Central Indiana.

Statement of faith

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Rescue Missions/Homeless Shelters

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating680 of 725139 of 145
Fund acquisition rating550 of 726110 of 145
Resource allocation rating627 of 726128 of 145
Asset utilization rating602 of 725128 of 145

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Balance sheet
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$121,490$106,690$70,757$69,299$71,116
Short-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$1,043,458$643,917$541,442$647,298$834,937
Long-term investments$268,497$431,958$427,554$425,307$424,914
Fixed assets$4,804,746$4,877,147$4,979,486$5,029,410$5,155,790
Other long-term assets$1,780$1,780$1,780$780$6,190
Total long-term assets$5,075,023$5,310,885$5,408,820$5,455,497$5,586,894
Total assets$6,118,481$5,954,802$5,950,262$6,102,795$6,421,831
Payables and accrued expenses$100,651$97,886$80,127$94,992$74,111
Other current liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total current liabilities$100,651$97,886$80,127$94,992$74,111
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total long-term liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total liabilities$100,651$97,886$80,127$94,992$74,111
Net assets20182017201620152014
Temporarily restricted$0$59,842$19,691$18,501$23,478
Permanently restricted$289,830$10,075$10,075$10,075$10,075
Net assets$6,017,830$5,856,916$5,870,135$6,007,803$6,347,720
Revenues and expenses
Total contributions$968,882$715,577$855,924$813,416$815,224
Program service revenue$226,558$229,734$137,122$109,338$185,581
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$1,831$2,076$1,719$2,164$3,984
Other revenue$751,613$691,410$413,118$400,432$479,925
Total other revenue$980,002$923,220$551,959$511,934$669,490
Total revenue$1,948,884$1,638,797$1,407,883$1,325,350$1,484,714
Program services$1,292,535$1,126,139$927,437$1,006,016$1,052,103
Management and general$387,363$302,767$413,394$447,342$437,622
Total expenses$1,884,344$1,655,329$1,546,733$1,664,596$1,696,927
Change in net assets20182017201620152014
Surplus (deficit)$64,540($16,532)($138,850)($339,246)($212,213)
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets$64,540($16,532)($138,850)($339,246)($212,213)


Frank F BaldwinExecutive Di$56,547

Compensation data as of: 12/31/2018

Response from ministry

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Muncie Mission has been in operation for 90 years. In the 1930s, Rev. Eddie Thomas opened the mission in the basement of the old First Baptist Church for the men, women, and children who were in need of food and shelter during the Great Depression. In 1935, Muncie Mission was able to acquire the Alva Kitselman building on South Mulberry to function as the primary location for the Mission. The Mission became incorporated that same year and its first Board of Directors was elected.

In September of 2014, Ray and Paula Raines retired after 29 years. As the Raines' came to the end of their time at the Mission, Frank and Anna Baldwin's path began. Frank, with a deep background in both business and ministry, was voted unanimously by the Board to be the next Director. Anna uses her experience and skills (with people and organization) as Human Resources Director and Director of Kitchen Services.

Over the years, we were able to grow more and more, offering more programs and services to the community. We started our long-running chain of Attic Window stores, developed the recycling program, and started serving free community lunches to families in need.

Throughout the years, the Mission has moved locations, but it has always stayed in Muncie, where its operations remain focused on Muncie and East Central Indiana communities. After a successful Capital Campaign, we were able to break ground in 2006 on a brand-new facility at its current location of 1725 S. Liberty Street that would better accommodate the needs of the Men's Service as well as stand as the new corporate office for the Mission. We moved into the new facility in November of 2008, and opened the facility to the community in January of 2009. We have been blessed to maintain operations in this incredible building ever since.

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