Frontline Response / Atlanta Dream Center Inc / Out of Darkness

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Summary

In the 21st century, far too many people are trapped in the darkness of sex trafficking and homelessness. Without a path toward freedom, many of these individuals will die without ever knowing they are loved. Frontline Response is on the frontlines every day, rescuing these individuals and preventing the most vulnerable in society, our children, from falling victim. When people are rescued out of sex trafficking and homelessness, they can begin to walk out God's purpose for their lives and become a beacon of light for others.


Contact information

Mailing address:
Frontline Response
2585 Gresham Rd SE
Atlanta, GA 30316

Website: frontlineresponse.org

Phone: 404-817-3502

Email: [email protected]


Organization details

EIN: 721621579

CEO/President: Terry Tucker

Chairman: John Hull

Board size: 14

Founder:

Ruling year: 2010

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 12/31

Member of ECFA: Yes

Member of ECFA since: 2021


Purpose

Purpose Statement: To be ambassadors for Jesus Christ, with God making His appeal through us for the world to be reconciled to Him.

Our Departments
Anti Sex Trafficking - For survivors of sexual exploitation, the path to restoration can be lengthy and difficult to navigate alone. We offer holistic and trauma-informed care to empower and give hope for the future.

Homelessness - We see beyond rough exteriors and circumstances. We know that everyone experiencing homelessness has a name, a story, and a bright future. We want to walk that journey with them.

Youth Prevention - There are many children who are hurting and surrounded by poverty, drug abuse, violence, and crime. Our creative solutions help break the cycle of hopelessness.


Mission statement

"We are on the frontlines every day rescuing individuals out of the darkness of sex trafficking and homelessness while preventing children and other vulnerable individuals from falling victim."


Statement of faith

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Transparency grade

A

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Advocacy

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating999 of 111038 of 42
Fund acquisition rating674 of 111125 of 42
Resource allocation rating1012 of 111138 of 42
Asset utilization rating881 of 111030 of 42

Financial ratios

Funding ratiosSector median20222020201920182017
Return on fundraising efforts Return on fundraising efforts =
Fundraising expense /
Total contributions
9%10%13%14%10%11%
Fundraising cost ratio Fundraising cost ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total revenue
7%8%8%8%8%9%
Contributions reliance Contributions reliance =
Total contributions /
Total revenue
96%83%61%59%85%81%
Fundraising expense ratio Fundraising expense ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total expenses
7%11%8%8%11%9%
Other revenue reliance Other revenue reliance =
Total other revenue /
Total revenue
4%17%39%41%15%19%
 
Operating ratiosSector median20222020201920182017
Program expense ratio Program expense ratio =
Program services /
Total expenses
81%66%81%80%75%74%
Spending ratio Spending ratio =
Total expenses /
Total revenue
95%73%95%98%74%106%
Program output ratio Program output ratio =
Program services /
Total revenue
76%48%77%78%56%78%
Savings ratio Savings ratio =
Surplus (deficit) /
Total revenue
5%27%5%2%26%-6%
Reserve accumulation rate Reserve accumulation rate =
Surplus (deficit) /
Net assets
6%37%18%9%107%-468%
General and admin ratio General and admin ratio =
Management and general expense /
Total expenses
10%23%11%11%14%18%
 
Investing ratiosSector median20222020201920182017
Total asset turnover Total asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total assets
0.960.862.932.222.528.44
Degree of long-term investment Degree of long-term investment =
Total assets /
Total current assets
1.362.051.451.551.971.33
Current asset turnover Current asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total current assets
1.871.764.243.454.9611.21
 
Liquidity ratiosSector median20222020201920182017
Current ratio Current ratio =
Total current assets /
Total current liabilities
13.1316.25152.7931.459.161.57
Current liabilities ratio Current liabilities ratio =
Total current liabilities /
Total current assets
0.080.060.010.030.110.64
Liquid reserve level Liquid reserve level =
(Total current assets -
Total current liabilities) /
(Total expenses / 12)
5.306.402.813.372.160.39
 
Solvency ratiosSector median20222020201920182017
Liabilities ratio Liabilities ratio =
Total liabilities /
Total assets
16%13%21%39%18%90%
Debt ratio Debt ratio =
Debt /
Total assets
0%0%18%24%8%42%
Reserve coverage ratio Reserve coverage ratio =
Net assets /
Total expenses
80%101%27%27%32%1%

Financials

Balance sheet
 
Assets20222020201920182017
Cash$1,596,792$759,917$637,926$331,310$137,065
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$1,719,775$51,546$122,091$73,894$32,766
Short-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$3,316,567$811,463$760,017$405,204$169,831
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$1,899,051$363,481$418,982$393,290$55,928
Other long-term assets$1,593,205$0$374$476$0
Total long-term assets$3,492,256$363,481$419,356$393,766$55,928
Total assets$6,808,823$1,174,944$1,179,373$798,970$225,759
 
Liabilities20222020201920182017
Payables and accrued expenses$204,062$5,311$24,164$44,257$107,986
Other current liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total current liabilities$204,062$5,311$24,164$44,257$107,986
Debt$0$213,318$282,590$60,536$94,300
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$708,067$28,057$155,611$41,886$0
Total long-term liabilities$708,067$241,375$438,201$102,422$94,300
Total liabilities$912,129$246,686$462,365$146,679$202,286
 
Net assets20222020201920182017
Without donor restrictions$0$0$0$0$0
With donor restrictions$0$0$0$0$0
Net assets$5,896,694$928,258$717,008$652,291$23,473
 
Revenues and expenses
 
Revenue20222020201920182017
Total contributions$6,618,285$2,217,876$1,572,461$2,309,595$1,445,287
Program service revenue$691,096$1,286,510$1,047,598$346,762$335,243
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$1,843$579$201$39,793($11,664)
Other revenue$686,740$107,390$67,657$9,289$25,900
Total other revenue$1,379,679$1,394,479$1,115,456$395,844$349,479
Total revenue$7,997,964$3,612,355$2,687,917$2,705,439$1,794,766
 
Expenses20222020201920182017
Program services$3,858,606$2,774,525$2,104,390$1,505,944$1,406,957
Management and general$1,341,735$378,852$298,939$281,780$335,653
Fundraising$637,127$289,319$219,871$222,064$162,018
Total expenses$5,837,468$3,442,696$2,623,200$2,009,788$1,904,628
 
Change in net assets20222020201920182017
Surplus (deficit)$2,160,496$169,659$64,717$695,651($109,862)
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets$2,160,496$169,659$64,717$695,651($109,862)

Compensation

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Response from ministry

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The information below was provided to MinistryWatch by the ministry itself. It was last updated 8/25/2023. To update the information below, please email: [email protected]


History

Founded in 2003, Frontline Response began with a heart for the frontlines - always seeking to find a need and meet it. Since incorporating in 2010, Frontline Response has assisted nearly 1,500 victims out of sex trafficking and transitioned over 1,000 men, women, and children out of homelessness. In 2018, the organization added youth prevention to its mission and has provided prevention programming to more than 600 youth facing adversity in overlooked communities throughout Metro Atlanta.

Frontline Response has developed a prototype for outreach, rescue, and emergency safe housing in the fight against sex trafficking that is sought after nationally. The organization has provided training to law enforcement, fire departments, emergency rooms, and judges; helped lead anti-trafficking efforts around large events including the Super Bowl in numerous cities; and advocated for state legislative and policy changes that have seen Georgia rise from the grade of a "C" to having the 4th best laws in the nation, according to Shared Hope International. Frontline Response holds a Platinum Level ranking from GuideStar, the world's largest source of information on nonprofit organizations, and serves under the leadership of an 15-member Board of Directors comprised of business leaders throughout greater Atlanta.


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