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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Covenant House Michigan

Providing hope to homeless, runaway and at-risk youth

96.10

2959 Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard Detroit, MI 48208
tel: (313) 463-2000   Web Site
EIN: 38-3351777

Board Leadership
Kellie Ray
Chair

CEO
Gerald J. Piro
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 96.10
  Financial 94.49
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 03/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Covenant House Michigan (CHM) is a faith-based organization that provides hope to homeless, runaway and at-risk youth ages 18-24 We provide shelter, educational and vocational programs, as well as other support services, to help overcome hurdles such as homelessness, unemployment, inadequate education, violence, drugs and gangs. Our goal is to redirect them onto a path toward meaningful and successful adulthood. CHM has come to be known by Detroit area young people as a place they can go to build a better future and be treated with respect and unconditional love. Over 35,069 youth have been served by CHM since its inception in September, 1997.

Covenant House Michigan (CHM) is a faith-based organization that provides hope to homeless, runaway and at-risk youth ages 18-24 We provide shelter, educational and vocational programs, as well as other support services, to help overcome hurdles such as homelessness, unemployment, inadequate education, violence, drugs and gangs. Our goal is to redirect them onto a path toward meaningful and successful adulthood. CHM has come to be known by Detroit area young people as a place they can go to build a better future and be treated with respect and unconditional love. Over 35,069 youth have been served by CHM since its inception in September, 1997.

Impact & Results Score

Score
75/100
Program Name: Caritas Center
Program Name: Caritas Center

Note: The Impact & Results score currently has no effect on the nonprofit's Star Rating.

The Impact & Results score is a measure of how well a nonprofit delivers on its stated mission. To issue a score, Charity Navigator estimates the actual impact the nonprofit has on the lives of those it serves, and determines whether it is making good use of donor resources to achieve that impact. Learn more about our Impact & Results methodology here.

Program Activities
Covenant House Michigan provides people experiencing homelessness with a temporary place to stay.
Impact Statement
$60 provides a night of shelter for a person experiencing homelessness.
Assessment Benchmark
Impact & Results scores of emergency shelters are based on the cost of providing a night of shelter relative to the Fair Market Rent in that county. Programs receive an Impact & Results score of 100 if they are less than 200% the cost of a meal and a score of 75 if they are less than 400%. If a nonprofit reports impact but doesn't meet the threshold for cost-effectiveness, it earns a score of 50.
Methodology
ImpactMatters analyzed publicly available data to rate the cost-effectiveness of Covenant House Michigan.
Data Source
We look for self-reported shelter nights. If we cannot find this information we estimate it using HIC data.
Method for Attributing Outcomes
We assume that the provision of shelter by one nonprofit does not diminish the provision of shelter by any other (neighboring) nonprofit. We also assume there is, in general, no slack capacity in the homeless shelter system. In the absence of a given shelter, beneficiaries would not be able to stay at another shelter because other shelters are assumed to have no beds to spare. We therefore set the counterfactual to zero.
Details
Analysis conducted by ImpactMatters and published on November 22, 2019.
This impact information is current as of September 2020, when it was provided to us by ImpactMatters. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

94.49

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 03/01/2021 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)
76.0%
  Administrative Expenses 15.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.93
  Program Expenses Growth 8.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Covenant House Michigan on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Covenant House Michigan on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Covenant House Michigan (MI) 96.10
Covenant House California (CA) 96.46
Covenant House Florida (FL) 88.88
Bethel Bible Village (TN) 98.23
Cookson Hills Christian School (OK) 94.75

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,520,950
   Federated Campaigns $29,300
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $383,517
   Related Organizations $830,506
   Government Grants $714,974
Total Contributions $4,479,247
   Program Service Revenue $934,257
Total Primary Revenue $5,413,504
   Other Revenue $-57,213
TOTAL REVENUE $5,356,291
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,843,178
   Administrative Expenses $902,313
   Fundraising Expenses $566,430
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,311,921
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $44,370
   
Net Assets $14,092,537

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
Shelter and Crisis Care $2,026,790 52.7%
Rights of Passage $1,030,003 26.8%
Outreach $315,950 8.2%

Ratings History
Covenant House Michigan has received 6 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 03/01/2021 96.10
2019-06 12/23/2020 93.70
2018-06 09/03/2019 90.29
2017-06 12/01/2018 96.08
2016-06 12/22/2017 92.51
2015-06 12/01/2016 94.95
2015-06 10/01/2016 94.21
2014-06 06/01/2016 91.66
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 87.79
2014-06 10/01/2015 86.25
2013-06 11/01/2014 92.82
2012-06 09/01/2013 96.04
2011-06 07/01/2012 86.49
2010-06 03/01/2012 89.30
2010-06 02/01/2012 88.23
2010-06 09/20/2011 83.61
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 10/01/2010 80.49
2008-06 09/01/2009 77.95

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

EIN 38-3351777
Name in IRS Master File COVENANT HOUSE MICHIGAN
NTEE Code P70
NTEE Classification Residential, Custodial Care
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(326) Care and housing of children (orphanage, etc)
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, 1997
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title Compensation from Affiliates
$157,276 2.96% Gerald Piro Executive Director --
Other Salaries of Note
Not compensated -- Kevin Ryan President, CEO $232,387

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Covenant House Michigan (MI) 96.10
Covenant House California (CA) 96.46
Today's Harbor for Children (TX) 85.10
FOCUS North America (PA) 87.14
Our Little Haven (MO) 90.52

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Charity Contact Info

Covenant House Michigan
2959 Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard
Detroit, MI 48208
tel: (313) 463-2000
fax: (313) 463-2001
EIN: 38-3351777

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Board Leadership

Kellie Ray
Chair

CEO

Gerald J. Piro
Executive Director

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