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


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 rating899 of 103167 of 85
Fund acquisition rating470 of 103338 of 85
Resource allocation rating980 of 103384 of 85
Asset utilization rating824 of 103162 of 85

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Balance sheet
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$129,331$110,336$106,052$154,766$143,124
Short-term investments$537,445$527,960$517,522$510,075$504,378
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$10,928,110$3,305,712$3,558,002$3,010,715$2,672,420
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$945,777$937,316$865,408$918,191$758,202
Other long-term assets$0$0$229,274$0$0
Total long-term assets$945,777$937,316$1,094,682$918,191$758,202
Total assets$11,873,887$4,243,028$4,652,684$3,928,906$3,430,622
Payables and accrued expenses$248,446$520,090$165,852$52,747$44,812
Other current liabilities$6,942,390$0$0$0$0
Total current liabilities$7,190,836$520,090$165,852$52,747$44,812
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$0$0$622,272$0$0
Total long-term liabilities$491,138$0$622,272$0$0
Total liabilities$7,681,974$520,090$788,124$52,747$44,812
Net assets20202019201820172016
Without donor restrictions$2,062,542$1,506,297$1,699,432$1,663,497$1,395,638
With donor restrictions$2,129,371$2,216,641$2,165,128$2,212,662$1,990,172
Net assets$4,191,913$3,722,938$3,864,560$3,876,159$3,385,810
Revenues and expenses
Total contributions$6,350,646$6,522,589$6,524,175$5,685,094$5,203,235
Program service revenue$562,878$623,001$562,770$124,081$125,422
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$11,754$12,181$10,144$10,184$6,444
Other revenue$29,417($19,995)($532)($4,148)($4,648)
Total other revenue$604,049$615,187$572,382$130,117$127,218
Total revenue$6,954,695$7,137,776$7,096,557$5,815,211$5,330,453
Program services$4,287,583$5,396,862$5,605,395$4,148,185$4,249,395
Management and general$1,823,671$1,438,179$1,175,670$897,593$766,181
Total expenses$6,485,700$7,279,581$7,108,164$5,325,116$5,205,356
Change in net assets20202019201820172016
Surplus (deficit)$468,995($141,805)($11,607)$490,095$125,097
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets$468,995($141,805)($11,607)$490,095$125,097


John DallmannCEO / Board Member$148,240
Andrew JensenProject Leader$107,979
Henry WattsExecutive Director$105,020
Bill MillerComptroller (part year)$19,796

Compensation data as of: 12/31/2020

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Program accomplishments

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