Suite 250
LEXINGTON KY 40508-1341
Contact Information
Address 501 W SIXTH ST
Suite 250
LEXINGTON, KY 40508 1341
Phone (859) 255-6999
Contact Name D. Anthony Everett
Web and Social Media
At A Glance
IRS Ruling Year 2014
Other ways to donate, support, or volunteer Checks to support Nia Urban Ministries, Inc. can be sent to 501 West 6th Street, Suite 250, Lexington, KY 40508.
Financial Summary
Mission Statement Nia Urban Ministries Inc. has a mission of mobilizing people for vital ministry primarily in urban neighborhoods of Lexington, Kentucky. Nia Urban Ministries, Inc. will engage youth and adults in identifying opportunities for social action and empower them to lead the sociological transformation of the community toward social-ethical behavior.   Using collaborative and participatory grassroots methods for social change (popular education, cultural organizing, and participatory action research), we aim to nurture transformational leadership capacities of individuals and organizations committed to creating a just and sustainable community. 
Background Statement Nia Urban Ministries Inc. was established on 8/5/2011 as a
faith-based, nonprofit community development organization in the Commonwealth of Kentucky.  In 2014, we obtained our 501 (c) 3 nonprofit status from the IRS.  In 2016, we joined the Community Development Program Network of the United Methodist Church.  On September 6, 2016, we established the Winburn Academy Extended School Service to help Winburn Middle School students prepare for college.
Impact Statement
  • Build the Beloved Community for Transformative Change
  • Contract a part-time community developer
  • Increase the board of directors
  • Establish a fund raising plan
  • Establish a strategic plan
Needs Statement Community Development matching grant funds of $10,000
Program funds of $30,000 needed for the Winburn Academy ESS
Program funds of $50,000 needed for Alpha League
Endowment funds of $2,500 needed
Board Development with strategic planning
Fund Raising Plan Development
Board Chair Statement Nia Urban Ministries Inc. will ultimately establish programs that
will provide resources and services for individuals including academic
enrichment services, afterschool programming, affordable housing, healthy meals for youth, child care, gang intervention, economic empowerment, workforce development, restoration of returning citizens, and other social services.  The focus areas align with the Community Developers Program intent of raising awareness and taking action on social concerns such as lack of affordable housing, HIV/AIDS, substance abuse, sexual exploitation, and child and senior abandonment as well as partner work to
provide transitional housing and opportunities for economic development.  The resulting programs will be developed and directed in conjunction with indigenous community leadership, expertise, and planning. Over a period of five years, we expect outcomes of the birth of self-sustaining ministries that directly impact community members and the world in a positive and transforming way.
Service Categories
Secondary Organization Category Youth Development /
Geographic Areas Served
Our primary focus is the north end community of Lexington, Kentucky.  The entire City of Lexington is our secondary service area. This is located in the area that covers zip codes 40508 and 40511.
Impact Questions
GoalsHelpWhat is the organization aiming to accomplish? This is the organization's ultimate goal for intended impact. ·      
Build the
Beloved Community for Transformative Change (2015)
Forge Intentional
Networks for Community Impact (2016)
Empower the Community
thru Application (2017)
Self-Sustaining Community and Economic Building Ministries (2018)
Community Planning (2019)
Board Chair
Board Chair Danny Anthony Everett
Company Affiliation United Methodist Church
Board Members
Mr. Israel Benbow Benbow EnterprisesVoting
Mr. Abdul Muhammad Prime LendingVoting
Board Demographics - Ethnicity
African American/Black 3
Asian American/Pacific Islander 0
Caucasian 0
Hispanic/Latino 0
Native American/American Indian 0
Other 0 0
Board Demographics - Gender
Male 3
Female 0
Unspecified 0
Board Term Lengths 3
Board Term Limits 3
Board Meeting Attendance % 100%
Written Board Selection Criteria? Under Development
Written Conflict of Interest Policy? Yes
Percentage Making Monetary Contributions 100%
Percentage Making In-Kind Contributions 67%
Constituency Includes Client Representation Yes
Number of Full Board Meetings Annually 2
CEO/Executive Director
Executive Director Danny Anthony Everett
Term Start Jan 2016
Full Time Staff 0
Part Time Staff 0
Volunteers 0
Contractors 1
Retention Rate 100%
Staff Demographics - Ethnicity
African American/Black 1
Asian American/Pacific Islander 0
Caucasian 0
Hispanic/Latino 0
Native American/American Indian 0
Other 0
Staff Demographics - Gender
Male 0
Female 1
Unspecified 0
Description The Winburn Academy is an extended school services program in partnership with Winburn Middle School – Youth Services Center of the Fayette County Public Schools District. The program is designed to help improve student attendance, behavior, and coursework performance.
Budget 30000
Population Served , ,
Description Alpha League is mentoring focused on empowering middle school males to nurture and develop their leadership skills, scholarship, and high ideals through school community service. It provides both challenging and rewarding experiences which richly enhance their lives and the school community. It is the purpose of the Alpha League to assist these males in knowing they can achieve worthy goals for themselves and to make constructive contributions to society.

Creed: "We are a society of developing young men that are required to learn, practice and implement general qualities and characteristics of a leader."
Budget 50000
Population Served , ,
Plans & Policies
Organization has a Fundraising Plan? Under Development
Organization has a Strategic Plan?
Management Succession Plan? No
Organization Policy and Procedures No
Nondiscrimination Policy Under Development
Whistleblower Policy No
Document Destruction Policy No
Fiscal Year
Fiscal Year Start Jan 01, 2016
Fiscal Year End Dec 31, 2016
Projected Revenue $30,000.00
Projected Expenses $30,000.00
Detailed Financials
Expense Allocation
Fiscal Year201520142013
Program Expense$3,550$6,842--
Administration Expense$710$1,368--
Fundraising Expense$473$912--
Payments to Affiliates------
Total Revenue/Total Expenses1.321.12--
Program Expense/Total Expenses75%75%--
Fundraising Expense/Contributed Revenue8%9%--
Assets and Liabilities
Fiscal Year201520142013
Total Assets$6,262$10,245--
Current Assets$6,262$10,245--
Long-Term Liabilities------
Current Liabilities$4,734$9,123--
Total Net Assets$2,650$1,122--
Form 990s
2015 990EZ 2015
2014 990ez 2014
Capital Campaign
Currently in a Capital Campaign? No
Capital Campaign Anticipated in Next 5 Years? Yes
State Registration Yes
Foundation Staff Comments This organization received its 501c3 determination in 2014 and does not yet have three full years of financials. 
Address 501 W SIXTH ST
Suite 250
LEXINGTON, KY 405081341
Primary Phone 859 255-6999
Contact Email
CEO/Executive Director Danny Anthony Everett
Board Chair Danny Anthony Everett
Board Chair Company Affiliation United Methodist Church