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Human Services : Social Services

Senior Neighbors

Enhancing senior lives

87.92

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

Board Leadership
Melinda Olivarez Melinda Olivarez Melinda Olivarez
Chairperson

CEO
Robert Barnes
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.92
  Financial 82.92
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 11/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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.

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.

Financial

82.92

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 11/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
90.0%
  Administrative Expenses 5.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.16
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.38
  Program Expenses Growth 2.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 12.0%
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.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Senior Neighbors (MI) 87.92
DOROT (NY) 95.82
Search and Care (NY) 87.47
Housing Opportunities and Maintenance for the Elderly (IL) 89.17
The Senior Source (TX) 90.80

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $892,587
   Federated Campaigns $30,000
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $143,738
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,066,325
   Program Service Revenue $2,800,700
Total Primary Revenue $3,867,025
   Other Revenue $-32,438
TOTAL REVENUE $3,834,587
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,533,857
   Administrative Expenses $200,593
   Fundraising Expenses $185,510
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,919,960
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-85,373
   
Net Assets $1,640,429

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 $1,585,948 44.9%
Volunteer Programs $1,091,898 30.9%
Food Services $425,007 12.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-09 11/01/2020 87.92
2018-09 07/01/2019 92.92
2017-09 09/01/2018 94.69
2016-09 12/01/2017 93.98
2015-09 11/01/2016 93.98
2014-09 06/01/2016 88.04
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 10/01/2015 81.85
2013-09 10/01/2014 82.89
2012-09 08/01/2013 78.78
2011-09 06/01/2012 81.95
2010-09 09/20/2011 84.50
 
CN 1.0
2009-09 07/01/2010 81.52
2008-09 09/01/2009 83.32
2007-09 05/01/2009 83.03
2006-09 04/01/2008 83.68
2005-09 09/01/2006 80.12
2004-09 11/01/2005 80.01

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)
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  • September, 2018
  • September, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$86,653 2.21% Robert Barnes President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Senior Neighbors (MI) 87.92
Austin Groups for the Elderly (TX) 90.27
FiftyForward (TN) 85.17
National Council on Aging (VA) 88.12
Housing Opportunities and Maintenance for the Elderly (IL) 89.17

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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

Melinda Olivarez Melinda Olivarez Melinda Olivarez
Chairperson

CEO

Robert Barnes
President

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