Klamath Falls Gospel Mission

Summary

The Gospel Mission offers the following to the needy of our community: Emergency shelter, Food, Clothing, Drug & Alcohol Recovery Programs, Transitional Housing Services, Families in Recovery Parenting Program, Connections to Resources for the Needy, AND Spiritual Guidance.


Contact information

Mailing address:
Klamath Falls Gospel Mission
1931 Mission Avenue
Klamath Falls, OR 97601

Website: kfallsmission.org

Phone: 541-882-4895

Email: kfgm@kfallsgospelmission.org


Organization details

EIN: 930514720

CEO/President: Ammond Crawford

Chairman:

Board size: 0

Founder: John Pederson

Year founded: 1959

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 12/31

Member of ECFA: No

Member of ECFA since:


Purpose

People who come through our doors will meet and embrace life in Jesus Christ and through having their spiritual and physical needs met will become vital, contributing members of our community.


Mission statement

To advance the Gospel of Jesus Christ by providing, rescue, recovery, and renewal services in the city and county of Klamath Falls.


Statement of faith

Transparency grade

D

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Rescue Missions/Homeless Shelters

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating686 of 725138 of 145
Fund acquisition rating511 of 72696 of 145
Resource allocation rating623 of 726126 of 145
Asset utilization rating671 of 725140 of 145

Financial ratios

Funding ratiosSector median20182017201620152014
Return on fundraising efforts Return on fundraising efforts =
Fundraising expense /
Total contributions
10%14%15%13%21%23%
Fundraising cost ratio Fundraising cost ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total revenue
8%13%14%12%20%21%
Contributions reliance Contributions reliance =
Total contributions /
Total revenue
90%95%95%94%95%92%
Fundraising expense ratio Fundraising expense ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total expenses
9%22%24%22%26%16%
Other revenue reliance Other revenue reliance =
Total other revenue /
Total revenue
10%5%5%6%5%8%
 
Operating ratiosSector median20182017201620152014
Program expense ratio Program expense ratio =
Program services /
Total expenses
79%63%63%63%59%70%
Spending ratio Spending ratio =
Total expenses /
Total revenue
97%60%58%56%77%132%
Program output ratio Program output ratio =
Program services /
Total revenue
76%38%37%35%45%92%
Savings ratio Savings ratio =
Surplus (deficit) /
Total revenue
3%40%42%44%23%-32%
Reserve accumulation rate Reserve accumulation rate =
Surplus (deficit) /
Net assets
3%15%20%29%14%-19%
General and admin ratio General and admin ratio =
Management and general expense /
Total expenses
10%15%13%15%15%14%
 
Investing ratiosSector median20182017201620152014
Total asset turnover Total asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total assets
0.620.230.280.360.470.79
Degree of long-term investment Degree of long-term investment =
Total assets /
Total current assets
3.9311.461.781.211.281.22
Current asset turnover Current asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total current assets
2.502.600.500.440.610.96
 
Liquidity ratiosSector median20182017201620152014
Current ratio Current ratio =
Total current assets /
Total current liabilities
10.612539.058729.036517.82476.56181.64
Current liabilities ratio Current liabilities ratio =
Total current liabilities /
Total current assets
0.080.000.000.000.000.01
Liquid reserve level Liquid reserve level =
(Total current assets -
Total current liabilities) /
(Total expenses / 12)
4.244.6224.2227.3719.7012.37
 
Solvency ratiosSector median20182017201620152014
Liabilities ratio Liabilities ratio =
Total liabilities /
Total assets
8%0%0%0%0%0%
Debt ratio Debt ratio =
Debt /
Total assets
0%0%0%0%0%0%
Reserve coverage ratio Reserve coverage ratio =
Net assets /
Total expenses
144%441%360%275%210%126%

Financials

Balance sheet
 
Assets20182017201620152014
Cash$199,250$1,475,573$1,765,735$1,126,496$1,005,270
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$13,249$10,225$5,625$39,457$39,434
Short-term investments$74,414$76,699$66,664$63,108$64,048
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$286,913$1,562,497$1,838,024$1,229,061$1,108,752
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$2,890,271$214,342$225,680$235,877$243,758
Other long-term assets$109,900$1,007,463$154,435$109,700$0
Total long-term assets$3,000,171$1,221,805$380,115$345,577$243,758
Total assets$3,287,084$2,784,302$2,218,139$1,574,638$1,352,510
 
Liabilities20182017201620152014
Payables and accrued expenses$113$179$282$2,579$6,104
Other current liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total current liabilities$113$179$282$2,579$6,104
Debt$0$0$0$0$0
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$113$179$282$2,579$6,104
 
Net assets20182017201620152014
Unrestricted$3,133,374$1,408,627$591,857$681,146$526,622
Temporarily restricted$140,607$1,362,506$1,613,010$877,923$806,794
Permanently restricted$12,990$12,990$12,990$12,990$12,990
Net assets$3,286,971$2,784,123$2,217,857$1,572,059$1,346,406
 
Revenues and expenses
 
Revenue20182017201620152014
Total contributions$1,186,414$1,267,382$1,358,009$925,810$745,096
Program service revenue$17,524$39,224$57,366$0$0
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$1,303$3,293$2,413$2,591$4,847
Other revenue$40,812$21,124$30,647$46,538$60,320
Total other revenue$59,639$63,641$90,426$49,129$65,167
Total revenue$1,246,053$1,331,023$1,448,435$974,939$810,263
 
Expenses20182017201620152014
Program services$469,855$490,825$506,223$442,887$747,330
Management and general$110,062$98,563$123,699$113,017$151,139
Fundraising$164,865$184,794$175,713$191,285$171,372
Total expenses$744,782$774,182$805,635$747,189$1,069,841
 
Change in net assets20182017201620152014
Surplus (deficit)$501,271$556,841$642,800$227,750($259,578)
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets$501,271$556,841$642,800$227,750($259,578)

Response from ministry

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History

The Klamath Falls Gospel Mission, Inc. (KFGM) was founded and incorporated as a nonprofit organization in 1958 and in 2018, celebrated our 60th anniversary of service to the community. The Klamath Falls Gospel Mission's founder, John Pederson, served as the Director for many years.

The former mission building was a Covenant church that was built around 1933. In 1959 the basement was extended and a men's dorm was built. In 1976 a new dining hall, kitchen, and classrooms and more office space on the floor above, was added to provide needed facilities to expand services.

For many years, churches and individual community donors provided support for the Klamath Falls Gospel Mission. For the first several decades, services were primarily provided for single, typically transient men who were coming to Klamath Falls on the rails.

By the 1990's, numbers dropped significantly. The railroad companies began to arrest men riding the rails and water shortages in the area resulted in a reduced need for migrant and transient workers. The number of 'beds' provided dropped from a high of just over 23,000 in 1996-1997 to a low of 8,200 'beds' in 2003.

Over the past decade the Gospel Mission began to see women with children and families seeking services. The Gospel Mission not only expanded who it served, it also added new services to better meet the basic needs of the homeless and those in need. Meals, educational classes, and support services were added. With these changes, the numbers began a steady climb and over 13,000 'beds' were provided in 2018.

This increase in the numbers served and the offering of more programs and services has resulted in a need for increased operating funds and an expansion of facilities. The KFGM expanded its funding base to a more diverse funding base, including operational funds through our Thrift Store sales. To meet increased facility demands, after several years of a planned capital campaign fund drive to build a new facility in a new location, we completed and moved into our new facility, located on the Klamath Works Human Resources Campus, in November 2018.

By developing more substantial and diversified funding, and by providing expanded facilities, the Gospel Mission is positioning itself well to meet the current and future needs of those it serves.

The Klamath Falls Gospel Mission has been a member of the national gospel mission association, Citygate Network (formerly the Association of Gospel Rescue Missions) since 1960.


Program accomplishments

Did you know, in 2019...

57,535 meals provided

16,266 bed nights provided

8,730 volunteer hours

727 individual volunteers

4,108 showers provided


Needs