Carriage Town Ministries

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CTM provides compassion to those with acute needs for housing and food and a longer term "get back on your feet" residential program with spiritual, educational, and work service training for those ready and willing to work toward productive lives.

Contact information

Mailing address:
Carriage Town Ministries
605 Garland St
Flint, MI 48501-8501


Phone: (810) 233-8787


Organization details

EIN: 381443378

CEO/President: Dr. Dallas Gatlin

Chairman: Mrs. Sharon Fouts

Board size: 7


Year founded: 1967

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 12/31

Member of ECFA: Yes

Member of ECFA since: 1986


Mission statement

Our mission is to provide help, hope and the Good News to our community through the skills and means of God's people and the transforming power of Christ's love.

Statement of faith

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Rescue Missions/Homeless Shelters

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating308 of 91373 of 160
Fund acquisition rating320 of 91557 of 160
Resource allocation rating316 of 91552 of 160
Asset utilization rating533 of 913111 of 160

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Balance sheet
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$229,767$123,685$139,674$216,936$717,368
Short-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$3,324,962$1,872,986$1,985,879$1,868,586$1,766,691
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$4,335,097$4,475,948$4,310,023$3,788,568$3,795,796
Other long-term assets$80,261$76,938$68,235$79,103$74,217
Total long-term assets$4,415,358$4,552,886$4,378,258$3,867,671$3,870,013
Total assets$7,740,320$6,425,872$6,364,137$5,736,257$5,636,704
Payables and accrued expenses$48,546$39,829$194,802$41,644$73,096
Other current liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total current liabilities$48,546$39,829$194,802$41,644$73,096
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$199,600$0$0$0$376,010
Total long-term liabilities$199,600$0$0$0$376,010
Total liabilities$248,146$39,829$194,802$41,644$449,106
Net assets20202019201820172016
Without donor restrictions$6,797,329$6,155,206$5,838,773$5,106,558$4,465,804
With donor restrictions$694,845$230,837$330,562$588,055$721,794
Net assets$7,492,174$6,386,043$6,169,335$5,694,613$5,187,598
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Total contributions$3,813,652$2,801,314$3,062,938$3,046,409$2,478,232
Program service revenue$0$0$0$0$0
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$3,732$21,864$16,338$13,009$6,055
Other revenue$15,247$11,189$4,812$9,157$4,206
Total other revenue$18,979$33,053$21,150$22,166$10,261
Total revenue$3,832,631$2,834,367$3,084,088$3,068,575$2,488,493
Program services$2,287,905$2,256,308$2,153,886$2,074,970$2,027,102
Management and general$145,135$125,548$142,778$170,801$142,389
Total expenses$2,730,203$2,626,362$2,600,778$2,568,726$2,433,855
Change in net assets20202019201820172016
Surplus (deficit)$1,102,428$208,005$483,310$499,849$54,638
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets$1,102,428$208,005$483,310$499,849$54,638


Dallas GatlinExecutive Di$75,000

Compensation data as of: 12/31/2020

Response from ministry

No response has been provided by this ministry.

The information below was provided to MinistryWatch by the ministry itself. It was last updated 12/14/2020. To update the information below, please email:


We began in 1950 as the Flint Rescue Mission on the banks of the Flint River at Grand Traverse Street. We've been led by Jon Schaich, Jerry Peaster, Bob Sweeney, Lois St. Clair and now Dr. Dallas Gatlin...Only 5 directors in 70 years! We've been supported throughout those years by faithful churches and individuals who recognize the calling of Matthew 25 to ministers to the hungry, the thirsty and the individuals in need of a place to stay. Today we are a campus of learning and restoration in Flint's historic Carriage Town neighborhood. Visitors and residents find a haven of safety and acceptance, learning and responsibility, structure and productivity...A place to find a new birth, a sense of purpose for today and hope for tomorrow.

Program accomplishments

Today we have 135 beds (the most in the county) for men, women and children in need. Each year we provide over 49,000 clean, safe beds, distribute 213,000 meals, and provide 350,000 pieces of clothing free of charge to the community. The Lafia Learning Center is open to the community and sees 80 students each month.