OurCalling Inc

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Summary

OurCalling is a faith-based organization that leads the homeless to live a healthy and sustainable lifestyle by building lasting relationships and making disciples on the streets. OurCalling is on the frontline of the battle to cure homelessness. We're on the streets every day meeting the unsheltered homeless of Dallas County, learning their stories, identifying their needs, and connecting their hearts to Christ. We have formed lasting connections with thousands of individuals who we are proud to be able to include among our friends.


Contact information

Mailing address:
OurCalling Inc
PO Box 140428
Dallas, TX 75214

Website: ourcalling.org

Phone: 214-444-8796

Email: [email protected]


Organization details

EIN: 264430860

CEO/President: Wayne Walker

Chairman: Dr. Thomas Renard

Board size: 7

Founder: Wayne Walker

Ruling year: 2009

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 12/31

Member of ECFA: Yes

Member of ECFA since: 2011


Purpose

We are a team of volunteers motivated by the love of Christ to search in every corner of the city for the lost and needy and offer them true friendship and meaningful support. We build long-term relationships with friends on the street, guiding them to a relationship with Jesus Christ that will help them to realize their worth and inspire them to invest in their lives.


Mission statement

Our goal is to develop personal relationships with homeless individuals to share the good news of Jesus Christ and make disciples on the streets.


Statement of faith

We believe the Bible is inspired by God and thus inerrant in the original writings. It is the supreme and final authority for faith and life.

We believe there is one God who eternally exists in three persons: the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit.

We believe people are saved from their sin and reconciled to God by grace through faith alone in Jesus Christ, who died for our sins.

Jesus Christ is the Head of the Church, His Body, which is composed of every person, living and dead, who is joined to Him through saving faith.

We believe that living a life that pleases God and is consistent with His character is our daily act of worship and not a condition for salvation.

Jesus Christ was begotten by the Holy Spirit and born of the virgin Mary. As the Son of God in human flesh, Jesus is fully God and fully man.

We believe the Holy Spirit enables us to understand truth, empowers us for godly living, and equips us for service and witness.

We believe in the resurrection of the dead, the return of Christ to the earth, and His eternal reign on a recreated earth.

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Fellowship Evangelism

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating622 of 103319 of 30
Fund acquisition rating410 of 103512 of 30
Resource allocation rating373 of 103515 of 30
Asset utilization rating956 of 103328 of 30

Financial ratios

Funding ratiosSector median20202019201820172016
Return on fundraising efforts Return on fundraising efforts =
Fundraising expense /
Total contributions
6%6%6%7%9%5%
Fundraising cost ratio Fundraising cost ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total revenue
6%6%6%7%9%5%
Contributions reliance Contributions reliance =
Total contributions /
Total revenue
91%101%101%101%100%101%
Fundraising expense ratio Fundraising expense ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total expenses
7%9%8%8%14%19%
Other revenue reliance Other revenue reliance =
Total other revenue /
Total revenue
9%-1%-1%-1%0%-1%
 
Operating ratiosSector median20202019201820172016
Program expense ratio Program expense ratio =
Program services /
Total expenses
81%82%85%83%78%71%
Spending ratio Spending ratio =
Total expenses /
Total revenue
90%63%72%80%63%29%
Program output ratio Program output ratio =
Program services /
Total revenue
69%51%61%66%49%20%
Savings ratio Savings ratio =
Surplus (deficit) /
Total revenue
10%37%28%20%37%71%
Reserve accumulation rate Reserve accumulation rate =
Surplus (deficit) /
Net assets
15%22%15%8%14%38%
General and admin ratio General and admin ratio =
Management and general expense /
Total expenses
12%9%7%8%8%11%
 
Investing ratiosSector median20202019201820172016
Total asset turnover Total asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total assets
1.160.360.380.310.230.14
Degree of long-term investment Degree of long-term investment =
Total assets /
Total current assets
1.533.323.864.115.014.84
Current asset turnover Current asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total current assets
1.811.191.461.261.150.68
 
Liquidity ratiosSector median20202019201820172016
Current ratio Current ratio =
Total current assets /
Total current liabilities
9.6612.1014.9112.8312.832.32
Current liabilities ratio Current liabilities ratio =
Total current liabilities /
Total current assets
0.100.080.070.080.080.43
Liquid reserve level Liquid reserve level =
(Total current assets -
Total current liabilities) /
(Total expenses / 12)
5.449.237.668.789.6010.02
 
Solvency ratiosSector median20202019201820172016
Liabilities ratio Liabilities ratio =
Total liabilities /
Total assets
9%2%2%2%2%9%
Debt ratio Debt ratio =
Debt /
Total assets
0%0%0%0%0%0%
Reserve coverage ratio Reserve coverage ratio =
Net assets /
Total expenses
72%272%260%320%428%648%

Financials

Balance sheet
 
Assets20202019201820172016
Cash$2,755,567$1,782,679$1,403,503$1,004,267$1,007,969
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$31,287$58,419$17,727$24,648$30,673
Short-term investments$0$16,151$64,347$89,765$40,545
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$2,786,854$1,857,249$1,485,577$1,118,680$1,079,187
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$6,466,605$5,313,039$4,617,893$4,486,051$3,370,556
Other long-term assets$0$0$0$0$775,690
Total long-term assets$6,466,605$5,313,039$4,617,893$4,486,051$4,146,246
Total assets$9,253,459$7,170,288$6,103,470$5,604,731$5,225,433
 
Liabilities20202019201820172016
Payables and accrued expenses$230,303$124,547$115,767$87,178$465,580
Other current liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total current liabilities$230,303$124,547$115,767$87,178$465,580
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$230,303$124,547$115,767$87,178$465,580
 
Net assets20202019201820172016
Without donor restrictions$8,806,848$6,107,679$5,474,855$5,289,554$4,014,468
With donor restrictions$216,308$938,062$512,848$227,999$745,385
Net assets$9,023,156$7,045,741$5,987,703$5,517,553$4,759,853
 
Revenues and expenses
 
Revenue20202019201820172016
Total contributions$5,328,244$3,805,447$2,363,672$2,040,829$2,574,314
Program service revenue$16,761$19,613$9,540$11,630$8,686
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$24,696$10,303$10,874$6,615($25,429)
Other revenue($70,185)($66,748)($33,596)($16,017)($13,690)
Total other revenue($28,728)($36,832)($13,182)$2,228($30,433)
Total revenue$5,299,516$3,768,615$2,350,490$2,043,057$2,543,881
 
Expenses20202019201820172016
Program services$2,727,727$2,294,467$1,562,509$1,006,058$520,358
Management and general$291,253$198,191$151,946$102,399$78,435
Fundraising$303,121$220,269$157,696$181,055$136,076
Total expenses$3,322,101$2,712,927$1,872,151$1,289,512$734,869
 
Change in net assets20202019201820172016
Surplus (deficit)$1,977,415$1,055,688$478,339$753,545$1,809,012
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets$1,977,415$1,055,688$478,339$753,545$1,809,012

Compensation

NameTitleCompensation
Wayne WalkerPresident/Executive Direct$216,371
Patrick PalmerDevelopment Director$176,345
Tori ThompsonCFO$1,000

Compensation data as of: 12/31/2020


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History

OurCalling was founded by Wayne Walker, who continues to serve as its CEO and Pastor to the homeless.

During his youth, Wayne's family actively pursued the scriptural commandment to "love your neighbor as yourself" by modeling the life of Jesus to scores of foster children whose own origins represented generations of human brokenness, dysfunction, sexual exploitation and abuse. Early exposure to these destructive forces set him on a path that would lead him to earn a Master's Degree in Cross Cultural Ministry from Dallas Theological Seminary.

It was while completing his studies at the campus in downtown Dallas that Wayne was called to befriend and minister to men and women in the homeless community. During that time he began to establish personal, discipleship-oriented relationships with homeless individuals, many in the same urban setting where he and his family continue to work today.


Program accomplishments


Needs

We want everyone to see that the chains of poverty and dysfunction that lead to homelessness can be broken through the love of God. With your help and support, a sustainable lifestyle is within reach for everyone.