Engineering Ministries International

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EMI is a Christian development organization mobilizing architects, engineers and surveyors to use their skills to design a world of hope.

Contact information

Mailing address:
Engineering Ministries International
130 E. Kiowa Suite 200
Colorado Springs, CO 80903


Phone: (719) 633-2078

Email: [email protected]

Organization details

EIN: 742213629

CEO/President: Mr. John Dallman, P.E.

Chairman: Dannah Koeniger

Board size: 13


Ruling year: 1983

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 12/31

Member of ECFA: Yes

Member of ECFA since: 2003


The vision of EMI is a challenge to be involved in God's work of restoration.

Mission statement

EMI is a Christian non-profit made up of architects, engineers, surveyors, and construction managers. Since 1982, our worldwide mission is to develop people, design structures, and construct facilities which serve communities and the Church. Together, we are designing a world of hope.

Statement of faith

EMI holds to a historic, orthodox understanding of Christianity, founded on the Bible, and as enunciated by the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) in their statement of faith adopted in 1951 as listed below:

We believe in:

The Holy Scriptures as originally given by God, divinely inspired, infallible, entirely trustworthy; and the supreme authority in all matters of faith and conduct.

One God, eternally existent in three persons, Father, Son and Holy Spirit.

Our Lord Jesus Christ, God manifest in the flesh, His virgin birth, His sinless human life, His divine miracles, His vicarious and atoning death, His bodily resurrection, His ascension, His mediatorial work, and his personal return in power and glory.

The Salvation of lost and sinful man through the shed blood of the Lord Jesus Christ by faith apart from works, and regeneration by the Holy Spirit.

The Holy Spirit by whose indwelling the believer is enabled to live a holy life, to witness and work for the Lord Jesus Christ.

The Unity of the Spirit of all true believers, the Church, the Body of Christ.

The Resurrection of both the saved and the lost; they that are saved unto the resurrection of life, they that are lost unto the resurrection of damnation.

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Relief and Development

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating917 of 111271 of 87
Fund acquisition rating377 of 111333 of 87
Resource allocation rating966 of 111380 of 87
Asset utilization rating973 of 111276 of 87

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Balance sheet
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$2,017,195$226,038$129,331$110,336$106,052
Short-term investments$6,627,472$543,059$537,445$527,960$517,522
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$17,741,365$8,923,195$10,928,110$3,305,712$3,558,002
Long-term investments$3,441,406$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$807,855$3,953,440$945,777$937,316$865,408
Other long-term assets$3,158,843$1,411,389$0$0$229,274
Total long-term assets$7,408,104$5,364,829$945,777$937,316$1,094,682
Total assets$25,149,469$14,288,024$11,873,887$4,243,028$4,652,684
Payables and accrued expenses$344,829$204,034$248,446$520,090$165,852
Other current liabilities$14,252,780$6,205,499$6,942,390$0$0
Total current liabilities$14,597,609$6,409,533$7,190,836$520,090$165,852
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$0$0$0$0$622,272
Total long-term liabilities$1,434,855$1,490,727$491,138$0$622,272
Total liabilities$16,032,464$7,900,260$7,681,974$520,090$788,124
Net assets20222021202020192018
Without donor restrictions$5,920,093$3,547,968$2,062,542$1,506,297$1,699,432
With donor restrictions$3,196,912$2,839,796$2,129,371$2,216,641$2,165,128
Net assets$9,117,005$6,387,764$4,191,913$3,722,938$3,864,560
Revenues and expenses
Total contributions$13,863,917$8,977,220$6,350,646$6,522,589$6,524,175
Program service revenue$533,849$688,981$562,878$623,001$562,770
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$169,466$5,183$11,754$12,181$10,144
Other revenue$64,752$18,160$29,417($19,995)($532)
Total other revenue$768,067$712,324$604,049$615,187$572,382
Total revenue$14,631,984$9,689,544$6,954,695$7,137,776$7,096,557
Program services$8,656,372$5,170,256$4,287,583$5,396,862$5,605,395
Management and general$2,533,831$1,847,192$1,823,671$1,438,179$1,175,670
Total expenses$11,815,068$7,494,320$6,485,700$7,279,581$7,108,164
Change in net assets20222021202020192018
Surplus (deficit)$2,816,916$2,195,224$468,995($141,805)($11,607)
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets$2,816,916$2,195,224$468,995($141,805)($11,607)


John DallmannCEO / Board Member$152,380
Henry WattsExecutive Director$122,440

Compensation data as of: 12/31/2022

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Program accomplishments

EMI in Numbers 2021
108 projects
28 countries
10 locations
191 staff
51 interns
95 volunteers