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The Urban Ministry Center

Dedicated to bringing the community together to end homelessness

four stars

94.07

945 North College Street Charlotte, NC 28206
tel: (704) 347-0278   Web Site
EIN: 56-1837620

Board Leadership
Kristina Burke
President

CEO
Dale Mullennix
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.07 four stars
  Financial 97.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Urban Ministry Center is an interfaith organization dedicated to bringing the community together to end homelessness, one life at a time. We provide daily basic services for those yet to be housed including a soup kitchen, showers and laundry, phones and mail, assistance with ID or new employment, and more. Our SABER program offers substance use treatment and education. Room in The Inn provides emergency winter shelter.

Since 2014, homelessness in Charlotte has been gradually declining, and Urban Ministry Center has been a leader in that effort, by lowering barriers to service for our neighbors experiencing homelessness, involving the community in our programs as volunteers and donors, and adopting the Housing First model to provide permanent, affordable housing with supportive services for those who have experienced chronic homelessness. The Center now houses over 300 formerly homeless individuals and provides services on 4 campuses and through scattered site housing.

The Urban Ministry Center is an interfaith organization dedicated to bringing the community together to end homelessness, one life at a time. We provide daily basic services for those yet to be housed including a soup kitchen, showers and laundry, phones and mail, assistance with ID or new employment, and more. Our SABER program offers substance use treatment and education. Room in The Inn provides emergency winter shelter.

Since 2014, homelessness in Charlotte has been gradually declining, and Urban Ministry Center has been a leader in that effort, by lowering barriers to service for our neighbors experiencing homelessness, involving the community in our programs as volunteers and donors, and adopting the Housing First model to provide permanent, affordable housing with supportive services for those who have experienced chronic homelessness. The Center now houses over 300 formerly homeless individuals and provides services on 4 campuses and through scattered site housing.

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Financial

four stars

97.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 05/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
90.6%
  Administrative Expenses 5.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.19
  Program Expenses Growth 12.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 11.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Urban Ministry Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Urban Ministry Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Urban Ministry Center (NC) 94.07 four stars
Homeless Empowerment Program (FL) 91.41 four stars
The Lamb Center (VA) 92.44 four stars
Shepherd's Table (MD) 87.77 three stars
Center for the Homeless (IN) 85.36 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,235,041
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $970,690
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $4,205,731
   Program Service Revenue $2,138,934
Total Primary Revenue $6,344,665
   Other Revenue $132,419
TOTAL REVENUE $6,477,084
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,160,684
   Administrative Expenses $293,798
   Fundraising Expenses $337,159
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,791,641
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $685,443
   
Net Assets $16,656,684

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
Housing $2,425,522 47.0%
SABER $516,068 10.0%
Room in the Inn $103,214 2.0%

Ratings History
The Urban Ministry Center has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 05/01/2018 94.07 four stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 96.66 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 98.23 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 99.39 four stars
2013-12 06/01/2015 95.60 four stars
2012-12 05/01/2014 83.35 three stars
2011-12 08/01/2013 83.71 three stars
2010-12 11/06/2012 83.72 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 56-1837620
Name in IRS Master File CHARLOTTE CENTER FOR URBAN MINISTRY INC
NTEE Code A23
NTEE Classification Cultural, Ethnic Awareness
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (560) Supplying money, goods or services to the poor
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 November, 1993
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
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  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012

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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$131,000 2.26% Dale Mullennix Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Urban Ministry Center (NC) 94.07 four stars
The Midnight Mission (CA) 94.78 four stars
The Homeless Families Foundation (OH) 96.36 four stars
Samaritan Ministry of Greater Washington (DC) 88.01 three stars
The Lamb Center (VA) 92.44 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

The Urban Ministry Center
945 North College Street
Charlotte, NC 28206
tel: (704) 347-0278
EIN: 56-1837620

Mail donations to:
PO Box 31335
Charlotte, NC 28231

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Board Leadership

Kristina Burke
President

CEO

Dale Mullennix
Executive Director

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