Agape International Missions

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Summary

Agape International Missions (AIM) is a Christ-led, non-denominational, not-for-profit organization that exists to glorify God through our dedicated efforts to love, protect, and care for survivors of trafficking as well as other vulnerable and exploited individuals.

Through a holistic approach of rescuing, restoring and reintegrating survivors of trafficking and preventing sexual slavery, AIM seeks to meet survivors' spiritual, emotional, social, educational and physical needs. Our intention is that they may come to know their worth and value in Christ, develop a dependence on Him, and develop skills for a sustainable life.


Contact information

Mailing address:
Agape International Missions
2000 Opportunity Dr. #100
Roseville, CA 95678

Website: aimfree.org

Phone: 916-784-2800

Email: hello@aimfree.org


Organization details

EIN: 943100052

CEO/President: Lisa Varga

Chairman: Chris Palkowski

Board size: 8

Founder: Don and Bridget Brewster

Ruling year: 1989

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 12/31

Member of ECFA: No

Member of ECFA since:


Purpose

Our Vision: The love of Jesus Christ through His followers will defeat the evil of sex trafficking and sexual slavery.


Mission statement

To rescue, restore, and reintegrate survivors of sex trafficking through Christ's love and Gospel. To prevent sex trafficking by protecting, equipping and empowering vulnerable and exploited communities, reducing demand and equipping the local church to do the same worldwide.


Statement of faith

1. All for God's Glory: AIM serves to glorify God through Jesus Christ. (1 Peter 4:7-11; Eph 1:11-14)

2. The Greatest Needs of All Human Kind: The greatest need for all human kind is forgiveness and salvation through Jesus Christ. He is the way, the truth and the life. (Rom 5:1-11, 3:21-26; John 4:13-14, 6:22-40; John 14:6; Eph 1:7, 2:1-10)

3. Living to Love: The greatest command is to love God, and to love others as ourselves - just as Jesus loves us. (1 Corinthians 13; Matthew 22:37-40)

4. Jesus Is Our Example for Living: The greatest command is to love God, and to love others as ourselves - just as Jesus loves us. (1 Corinthians 13; Matthew 22:37-40)

5. The Power of the Holy Spirit: It is by the power of the Holy Spirit dwelling in believers, that AIM carries out its work. (Ephesians 3:20-21; Romans 8:9-11)

6. The Church: The Church is the body of Christ with Him as head. The church proclaims the Gospel for spiritual and personal transformation. It is through the Church that God cares for the disadvantaged and exploited. (Ephesians 1:22-23; Colossians 1:17-20; Romans 6:12-14; James 1:27; Ps 82:3-4)

7. The Bible: The Bible is the inspired Word of God and serves to guide all aspects of the Christian life. (Numbers 23:16-19; John 1:1-14; II Timothy 3:15-17)

8. Prayer: It is by prayer that we discern the will of God. Through prayer we seek guidance in ministry and provision for ministry. God desires that we ask, and will provide according to His will more than we can ask and imagine. (John 14:13; Matthew 7:7-11; Ephesians 3:20-21)

9. Dependence on God: All resources belong to God and come from God. He will supply from his unlimited resources all we need to carry out His work. (Psalm 50:10; Philippians 4:19) (Gen 1:27; Rom 1:16-31; Matt 19:1-12)

Transparency grade

C

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Foreign Missions

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating474 of 99959 of 118
Fund acquisition rating651 of 100175 of 118
Resource allocation rating126 of 100123 of 118
Asset utilization rating690 of 99982 of 118

Financial ratios

Funding ratiosSector median20192018201720162015
Return on fundraising efforts Return on fundraising efforts =
Fundraising expense /
Total contributions
6%8%8%5%5%5%
Fundraising cost ratio Fundraising cost ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total revenue
5%7%7%5%4%4%
Contributions reliance Contributions reliance =
Total contributions /
Total revenue
98%91%88%89%89%88%
Fundraising expense ratio Fundraising expense ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total expenses
5%7%7%6%6%5%
Other revenue reliance Other revenue reliance =
Total other revenue /
Total revenue
2%9%12%11%11%12%
 
Operating ratiosSector median20192018201720162015
Program expense ratio Program expense ratio =
Program services /
Total expenses
83%89%89%90%90%92%
Spending ratio Spending ratio =
Total expenses /
Total revenue
97%108%102%81%69%94%
Program output ratio Program output ratio =
Program services /
Total revenue
79%96%91%72%61%86%
Savings ratio Savings ratio =
Surplus (deficit) /
Total revenue
3%-8%-2%19%31%6%
Reserve accumulation rate Reserve accumulation rate =
Surplus (deficit) /
Net assets
6%-9%-2%29%65%24%
General and admin ratio General and admin ratio =
Management and general expense /
Total expenses
10%4%4%4%4%3%
 
Investing ratiosSector median20192018201720162015
Total asset turnover Total asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total assets
1.311.211.261.201.332.91
Degree of long-term investment Degree of long-term investment =
Total assets /
Total current assets
1.283.054.712.001.893.10
Current asset turnover Current asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total current assets
1.873.705.932.402.519.02
 
Liquidity ratiosSector median20192018201720162015
Current ratio Current ratio =
Total current assets /
Total current liabilities
20.815.5813.1325.2411.912.66
Current liabilities ratio Current liabilities ratio =
Total current liabilities /
Total current assets
0.050.180.080.040.080.38
Liquid reserve level Liquid reserve level =
(Total current assets -
Total current liabilities) /
(Total expenses / 12)
5.622.661.874.804.380.83
 
Solvency ratiosSector median20192018201720162015
Liabilities ratio Liabilities ratio =
Total liabilities /
Total assets
9%6%2%3%5%15%
Debt ratio Debt ratio =
Debt /
Total assets
0%0%0%1%1%0%
Reserve coverage ratio Reserve coverage ratio =
Net assets /
Total expenses
68%77%78%81%71%29%

Financials

Balance sheet
 
Assets20192018201720162015
Cash$1,831,484$894,655$1,781,081$1,262,771$361,781
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$377,239$188,300$187,270$257,389$3,629
Short-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$2,208,723$1,082,955$1,968,351$1,520,160$365,410
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$4,522,374$3,999,497$1,933,689$1,315,523$722,652
Other long-term assets$13,740$18,089$32,393$31,891$43,417
Total long-term assets$4,536,114$4,017,586$1,966,082$1,347,414$766,069
Total assets$6,744,837$5,100,541$3,934,433$2,867,574$1,131,479
 
Liabilities20192018201720162015
Payables and accrued expenses$372,301$82,480$77,989$127,601$137,134
Other current liabilities$23,643$0$0$0$0
Total current liabilities$395,944$82,480$77,989$127,601$137,134
Debt$19,344$19,648$23,473$19,752$3,017
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$10,891$9,748$5,985$6,673$29,200
Total long-term liabilities$30,235$29,396$29,458$26,425$32,217
Total liabilities$426,179$111,876$107,447$154,026$169,351
 
Net assets20192018201720162015
Without donor restrictions$5,512,173$4,843,558$2,851,863$2,229,445$962,128
With donor restrictions$806,485$145,107$975,123$484,103$0
Net assets$6,318,658$4,988,665$3,826,986$2,713,548$962,128
 
Revenues and expenses
 
Revenue20192018201720162015
Total contributions$6,887,571$5,579,775$5,209,402$4,950,825$3,117,961
Program service revenue$707,192$744,853$647,637$611,420$406,201
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$61$339$445$598$198
Other revenue$0$0$0$0$0
Total other revenue$707,253$745,192$648,082$612,018$406,399
Total revenue$7,594,824$6,324,967$5,857,484$5,562,843$3,524,360
 
Expenses20192018201720162015
Program services$7,313,569$5,744,350$4,241,326$3,411,318$3,044,495
Management and general$324,491$232,856$212,183$153,043$103,026
Fundraising$534,297$446,674$276,182$247,062$149,417
Total expenses$8,172,357$6,423,880$4,729,691$3,811,423$3,296,938
 
Change in net assets20192018201720162015
Surplus (deficit)($577,533)($98,913)$1,127,793$1,751,420$227,422
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets($577,533)($98,913)$1,127,793$1,751,420$227,422

Compensation

NameTitleCompensation
Donald J BrewsterExecutive Direc$80,247

Compensation data as of: 12/31/2017


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 7/8/2021. To update the information below, please email: info@ministrywatch.com


History

When our founders Don and Bridget Brewster heard that little children were being sold for sex every night, they did not turn their backs. They moved to Cambodia to help fight for freedom and stand up for the oppressed. Visit aimfree.org to watch a video of their story.


Program accomplishments

Our community of abolitionists has rescued more than 1500 survivors of trafficking and exploitation.


Needs