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    Habitat for Humanity Lake County, IL

    Habitat for Humanity Lake County, IL


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    ...501(c)(3) organization

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    WAUKEGAN IL 60085-4207


    WAUKEGAN IL | IRS ruling year: 1987 | EIN: 36-3659288  


    Seeking to put God's love into action Habitat for Humanity Lake County brings people together to build homes, communities and hope.
    We build, rehab and repair homes with families in need, while empowering families to help themselves. Through our partnerships we make safe, simple, decent housing for all people a matter of conscience and action.

    Since 1989 HFHLC has served over 200 low-income families through homeownership. Homeowner families are selected according to their need, their ability to repay our no-profit, no-interest mortgage, and their partnership to contribute 500 hours of sweat equity. Partner Families complete at least 25 classes in financial literacy along with monthly 1:1 budget counseling.

    The Habitat ReStore accepts and then sells new and used building materials and household goods further supporting affordable housing, while keeping tons of material from the landfill. It is at 3545 Grand Avenue in Gurnee.


    Rating Information


    This charity's score is 99%, earning it a Four-Star rating. If this organization aligns with your passions and values, you can give with confidence.

    This overall score is calculated entirely from a single beacon score: 100% Accountability & Finance. Learn more about our criteria and methodology.

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    The IRS is significantly delayed in processing nonprofits' annual tax filings (Forms 990). As a result, the Accountability & Finance score for Habitat for Humanity Lake County, IL is outdated and the overall rating may not be representative of its current operations. Please check with the charity directly for any questions you may have.

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    • Culture & Community
    • Leadership & Adaptability
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    Accountability & Finance


    Habitat for Humanity Lake County, IL has earned a 99% for the Accountability & Finance beacon. See the metrics below for more information.

    This beacon provides an assessment of a charity's financial health (financial efficiency, sustainability, and trustworthiness) and its commitment to governance practices and policies.

    This Accountability & Finance score represents IRS Form 990 data up until FY 2019, which is the most recent Form 990 currently available to us. 

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    Accountability and Transparency
    ...Full Credit
    ...Partial Credit
    ...No Credit
    ...Not Applicable

    Financial Metrics
    ...Full Credit
    ...Partial Credit
    ...No Credit
    ...Not Applicable
    ...Liabilities to Assets Ratio - 4.90% - 10/10 pts
    ...Working Capital Ratio - 4.37 years - 10/10 pts
    ...Fundraising Efficiency - $0.06 - 10/10 pts
    ...Administrative Expense Ratio - 12.90% - 10/10 pts
    ...Fundraising Expense Ratio - 7.90% - 10/10 pts
    ...Program Expense Ratio - 79.10% - 8.31/10 pts
    ...Program Expense Growth - 22.27% - 10/10 pts

    Unscored Information

    Total Revenue and Expenses - Data Available
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    Pandemic Response - Data Available

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