Wheeler Mission Ministries is a 501 (c)(3) not-for-profit corporation. The ministry is supported by private, tax-deductible donations like yours. Almost 80% of our funding comes from individuals. Wheeler receives no funds from the United Way or from governmental agencies.
Wheeler’s fiscal year runs from June 1 to May 31, and Wheeler’s finances are audited annually by the accounting firm of Blue & Co., LLC. As a member of the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability, Wheeler’s financial practices must fall within the strict guidelines of the ECFA.
According to an article from the Indianapolis Star, the Better Business Bureau recommends that a charity should spend at least 65% of its total expenses on program activities. And a charity should not spend more than 35% on fund raising. Wheeler’s fundraising and administrative costs are well within those recommended percentages.
Thank you for your support
Breakdown of Giving 2012
85% of our funding comes from generous donors like you. Wheeler Mission Ministries is not a United Way agency and receives no government funding. We rely on private, tax-deductible donations to feed, shelter and care for our city’s neediest people.