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Human Services : Homeless Services

Nicholas House

Helping homeless families achieve self-sufficiency

four stars

90.58

P.O. Box 15577 Atlanta, GA 30333
tel: (404) 622-0793   Web Site
EIN: 58-1762614

Board Leadership
Michael Jones
President

CEO
Dennis Bowman
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.58 four stars
  Financial 92.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 12/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Nicholas House operates a transitional housing shelter as well as scattered apartment sites for homeless families. We assist homeless families in making the transition from homelessness to self-sufficiency in a structured but home-like environment. Nicholas House is committed to assisting its families attain three goals that form the basis of self-sufficiency: earning a living wage; maintaining the physical, mental and social health of parents and children; and maintaining safe and stable housing. Nicholas House understands that providing basic subsistence - food and shelter - is necessary but not sufficient to prevent most homeless families from becoming homeless again.

Nicholas House operates a transitional housing shelter as well as scattered apartment sites for homeless families. We assist homeless families in making the transition from homelessness to self-sufficiency in a structured but home-like environment. Nicholas House is committed to assisting its families attain three goals that form the basis of self-sufficiency: earning a living wage; maintaining the physical, mental and social health of parents and children; and maintaining safe and stable housing. Nicholas House understands that providing basic subsistence - food and shelter - is necessary but not sufficient to prevent most homeless families from becoming homeless again.

Financial

four stars

92.50

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 12/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
88.3%
  Administrative Expenses 5.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.42
  Program Expenses Growth 14.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 10.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Nicholas House on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Nicholas House on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Nicholas House (GA) 90.58 four stars
reStart (MO) 90.58 four stars
Stewpot Community Services (MS) 91.15 four stars
Transitions Homeless Recovery Center (SC) 92.65 four stars
Arlington Street People's Assistance Network (VA) 90.58 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $740,742
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $569,124
Total Contributions $1,309,866
   Program Service Revenue $402,254
Total Primary Revenue $1,712,120
   Other Revenue $4,953
TOTAL REVENUE $1,717,073
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,556,362
   Administrative Expenses $99,173
   Fundraising Expenses $122,756
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,778,291
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-61,218
   
Net Assets $728,858

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History
Nicholas House has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-08 12/01/2018 90.58 four stars
2016-08 12/22/2017 91.45 four stars
2015-08 11/01/2016 91.45 four stars
2014-08 06/01/2016 88.40 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-08 10/01/2015 81.69 three stars
2013-08 08/01/2014 86.90 three stars
2012-08 10/01/2013 84.94 three stars
2011-08 07/01/2012 81.47 three stars
2010-08 12/23/2011 88.63 three stars
2009-08 10/01/2011 87.44 three stars
2009-08 09/20/2011 89.73 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-08 02/01/2011 90.51 four 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 58-1762614
Name in IRS Master File NICHOLAS HOUSE INC
NTEE Code L41
NTEE Classification Homeless, Temporary Shelter For
NTEE Type Housing, Shelter
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 April, 1988
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End August
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • August, 2016
  • August, 2015
  • August, 2014
  • August, 2013
  • August, 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
$120,026 6.74% Dennis Bowman Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Nicholas House (GA) 90.58 four stars
Ministry With Community (MI) 92.12 four stars
The Bridge Fund of New York (NY) 88.29 three stars
CaringWorks (GA) 90.94 four stars
Gateway180 :: Homelessness Reversed (MO) 87.43 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Nicholas House
P.O. Box 15577
Atlanta, GA 30333
tel: (404) 622-0793
fax: (404) 622-0388
EIN: 58-1762614

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Board Leadership

Michael Jones
President

CEO

Dennis Bowman
Executive Director

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