Engineering Ministries International

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EMI provides facility and infrastructure design for indigenous and international Christian organizations by mobilizing volunteer architects, engineers, surveyors and other design professionals who donate their skills to serve people in the developing world.

Contact information

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


Phone: (719) 633-2078


Organization details

EIN: 742213629

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

Chairman: Bob Gresham

Board size: 9


Ruling year: 1983

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 12/31

Member of ECFA: Yes

Member of ECFA since: 2003


Our vision is to see people restored by God and the world restored through design.

Mission statement

To develop people, design structures, and construct facilities which serve communities and the Church.

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 rating757 of 102259 of 85
Fund acquisition rating560 of 102447 of 85
Resource allocation rating886 of 102480 of 85
Asset utilization rating490 of 102241 of 85

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Balance sheet
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$110,336$106,052$154,766$143,124$126,118
Short-term investments$527,960$517,522$510,075$504,378$593,790
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$3,305,712$3,558,002$3,010,715$2,672,420$2,711,832
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$937,316$865,408$918,191$758,202$637,970
Other long-term assets$0$229,274$0$0$0
Total long-term assets$937,316$1,094,682$918,191$758,202$637,970
Total assets$4,243,028$4,652,684$3,928,906$3,430,622$3,349,802
Payables and accrued expenses$520,090$165,852$52,747$44,812$89,920
Other current liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total current liabilities$520,090$165,852$52,747$44,812$89,920
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$0$622,272$0$0$0
Total long-term liabilities$0$622,272$0$0$0
Total liabilities$520,090$788,124$52,747$44,812$89,920
Net assets20192018201720162015
Without donor restrictions$1,506,297$1,699,432$1,663,497$1,395,638$1,296,130
With donor restrictions$2,216,641$2,165,128$2,212,662$1,990,172$1,963,752
Net assets$3,722,938$3,864,560$3,876,159$3,385,810$3,259,882
Revenues and expenses
Total contributions$6,522,589$6,524,175$5,685,094$5,203,235$4,895,187
Program service revenue$623,001$562,770$124,081$125,422$159,962
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$12,181$10,144$10,184$6,444$9,749
Other revenue($19,995)($532)($4,148)($4,648)($8,717)
Total other revenue$615,187$572,382$130,117$127,218$160,994
Total revenue$7,137,776$7,096,557$5,815,211$5,330,453$5,056,181
Program services$5,396,862$5,605,395$4,148,185$4,249,395$3,664,967
Management and general$1,438,179$1,175,670$897,593$766,181$726,699
Total expenses$7,279,581$7,108,164$5,325,116$5,205,356$4,535,388
Change in net assets20192018201720162015
Surplus (deficit)($141,805)($11,607)$490,095$125,097$520,793
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets($141,805)($11,607)$490,095$125,097$520,793


John DallmannCEO / Board Member$138,241
Andrew JensenProject Leader$113,881
Henry WattsExecutive Director$103,540
Bill MillerComptroller$48,810

Compensation data as of: 12/31/2019

Response from ministry

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The information below was provided to MinistryWatch by the ministry itself. It was last updated 9/27/2021. To update the information below, please email:


Program accomplishments

EMI in Numbers 2020:

107 projects
28 countries
10 locations
158 staff
34 interns
102 volunteers