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Human Services : Social Services

Senior Neighbors

Enhancing senior lives

four stars

93.98

678 Front Avenue, NW. Suite 205
Grand Rapids, MI 49504
tel: (616) 459-6019   Web Site
EIN: 23-7195491

Board Leadership
Linsey Gleason
Chairperson

CEO
Robert Barnes
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.98 four stars
  Financial 92.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

four stars

92.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 11/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
85.5%
  Administrative Expenses 8.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.16
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.68
  Program Expenses Growth 8.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 14.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Senior Neighbors on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Senior Neighbors on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Senior Neighbors (MI) 93.98 four stars
Little Brothers - Friends of the Elderly Chicago Chapter (IL) 85.17 three stars
The OASIS Institute (MO) 91.00 four stars
Meals on Wheels Programs & Services of Rockland, Inc. (NY) 85.44 three stars
Senior Services (NC) 94.74 four stars

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Since its founding in 1972, Senior Neighbors has promoted the health and well-being of Kent County's older adults. Senior Neighbors provides crisis assistance to at-risk seniors, operates Senior Centers throughout Kent County, provides congregate meals, assists frail and low-income seniors with chores and simple home maintenance tasks allowing them to remain in their own homes, provides low-income seniors with vital transportation services at low cost, and provides a safety-net for socially isolated and home-bound seniors through its Daily Connections Program.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $886,164
   Federated Campaigns $90,711
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $110,510
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,087,385
   Program Service Revenue $2,004,758
Total Primary Revenue $3,092,143
   Other Revenue $-2,023
TOTAL REVENUE $3,090,120
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,380,751
   Administrative Expenses $234,244
   Fundraising Expenses $175,548
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,790,543
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $299,577
   
Net Assets $1,647,356

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Essential Services $1,209,572 50.8%
Food Service $401,139 16.8%
Transportation $395,384 16.6%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-09 11/01/2016 93.98 four stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 88.04 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 10/01/2015 81.85 three stars
2013-09 10/01/2014 82.89 three stars
2012-09 08/01/2013 78.78 two stars
2011-09 06/01/2012 81.95 three stars
2010-09 09/20/2011 84.50 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-09 07/01/2010 81.52 three stars
2008-09 09/01/2009 83.32 three stars
2007-09 05/01/2009 83.03 three stars
2006-09 04/01/2008 83.68 three stars
2005-09 09/01/2006 80.12 three stars
2004-09 11/01/2005 80.01 three stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 23-7195491
Name in IRS Master File SENIOR NEIGHBORS INC
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (575) Services for the aged (see also 153 ad 382)
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date August, 1974
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
  • September, 2012
  • September, 2011

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$70,028 2.50% Robert Barnes President

Since its founding in 1972, Senior Neighbors has promoted the health and well-being of Kent County's older adults. Senior Neighbors provides crisis assistance to at-risk seniors, operates Senior Centers throughout Kent County, provides congregate meals, assists frail and low-income seniors with chores and simple home maintenance tasks allowing them to remain in their own homes, provides low-income seniors with vital transportation services at low cost, and provides a safety-net for socially isolated and home-bound seniors through its Daily Connections Program.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Senior Neighbors (MI) 93.98 four stars
The OASIS Institute (MO) 91.00 four stars
Mobile Meal Service of Spartanburg County (SC) 91.46 four stars
DOROT (NY) 92.07 four stars
Bridgewater HealthCare Foundation (VA) 86.83 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Senior Neighbors
678 Front Avenue, NW.
Suite 205
Grand Rapids, MI 49504
tel: (616) 459-6019
fax: (616) 459-6953
EIN: 23-7195491

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Board Leadership

Linsey Gleason
Chairperson

CEO

Robert Barnes
President

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