Prison Fellowship Ministries
Summary: Prison Fellowship Ministries (PFM) began in 1976 to serve prisoners, former prisoners, their families, and advocate for restorative criminal justice reform. PFM staff and volunteers go into correctional facilities sharing the Gospel, encouraging hope for the future, and teaching classes. PFM introduces incarcerated men and women to a new future in Christ and mature their spiritual growth with Bible studies and Christian leadership training. They also offer life-skills classes and address the roots of criminal behavior and prepare men and women to be positive, peaceful members of their communities. PFM also trains wardens to create a more constructive prison culture that facilitates the moral rehabilitation of prisoners. PFM recruits, trains and equips churches that participate in the Angel Tree program, which provides a pathway for incarcerated parents to restore and strengthen their relationships with their children and families. The aim of Prison Fellowship Ministries is to create a culture of second chances for people with a criminal history, and connect those who have participated in their programs with local churches and other community resources that assist with community re-integration.
MinistryWatch Financial Efficiency Rating: 2 Star (out of a possible 5 Stars)
MinistryWatch Transparency Grade: A
ECFA Member? Yes
Revenue in Most Recent Year Available (2020): $44,289,105
Five-Year Revenue Trend: Increasing (almost 7 percent change)
Percent of Revenue Prison Fellowship Ministries Spends on Fundraising: 22 percent
Percent Peer Group Spends on Fundraising: 5 percent
President: James Ackerman
President’s Salary and Other Compensation: $425,105
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