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 rating963 of 108573 of 86
Fund acquisition rating528 of 108845 of 86
Resource allocation rating1007 of 108881 of 86
Asset utilization rating957 of 108573 of 86

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Balance sheet
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$226,038$129,331$110,336$106,052$154,766
Short-term investments$543,059$537,445$527,960$517,522$510,075
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$8,923,195$10,928,110$3,305,712$3,558,002$3,010,715
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$3,953,440$945,777$937,316$865,408$918,191
Other long-term assets$1,411,389$0$0$229,274$0
Total long-term assets$5,364,829$945,777$937,316$1,094,682$918,191
Total assets$14,288,024$11,873,887$4,243,028$4,652,684$3,928,906
Payables and accrued expenses$204,034$248,446$520,090$165,852$52,747
Other current liabilities$6,205,499$6,942,390$0$0$0
Total current liabilities$6,409,533$7,190,836$520,090$165,852$52,747
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$0$0$0$622,272$0
Total long-term liabilities$1,490,727$491,138$0$622,272$0
Total liabilities$7,900,260$7,681,974$520,090$788,124$52,747
Net assets20212020201920182017
Without donor restrictions$3,547,968$2,062,542$1,506,297$1,699,432$1,663,497
With donor restrictions$2,839,796$2,129,371$2,216,641$2,165,128$2,212,662
Net assets$6,387,764$4,191,913$3,722,938$3,864,560$3,876,159
Revenues and expenses
Total contributions$8,977,220$6,350,646$6,522,589$6,524,175$5,685,094
Program service revenue$688,981$562,878$623,001$562,770$124,081
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$5,183$11,754$12,181$10,144$10,184
Other revenue$18,160$29,417($19,995)($532)($4,148)
Total other revenue$712,324$604,049$615,187$572,382$130,117
Total revenue$9,689,544$6,954,695$7,137,776$7,096,557$5,815,211
Program services$5,170,256$4,287,583$5,396,862$5,605,395$4,148,185
Management and general$1,847,192$1,823,671$1,438,179$1,175,670$897,593
Total expenses$7,494,320$6,485,700$7,279,581$7,108,164$5,325,116
Change in net assets20212020201920182017
Surplus (deficit)$2,195,224$468,995($141,805)($11,607)$490,095
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets$2,195,224$468,995($141,805)($11,607)$490,095


John DallmannCEO / Board Member$148,435
Henry WattsExecutive Director$111,379

Compensation data as of: 12/31/2021

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Program accomplishments

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