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CitySquare

Renewing hope in the heart of our city.

four stars

92.39

1610 South Malcolm X Boulevard Dallas, TX 75226
tel: (214) 823-8710   Web Site
EIN: 75-2332948

Board Leadership
Dave Shipley
Chair

CEO
Larry James
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.39 four stars
  Financial 89.25 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

CitySquare (formerly Central Dallas Ministries) fights the causes and effects of poverty through service, advocacy, and friendship. Working together as a community, we feed the hungry, heal the sick, house the homeless and renew hope in the heart of our city. Working hand in hand with our neighbors - we do not have clients - we develop sustainable partnerships that provide support and encouragement to all so that everyone has the opportunity to achieve their full potential.

CitySquare (formerly Central Dallas Ministries) fights the causes and effects of poverty through service, advocacy, and friendship. Working together as a community, we feed the hungry, heal the sick, house the homeless and renew hope in the heart of our city. Working hand in hand with our neighbors - we do not have clients - we develop sustainable partnerships that provide support and encouragement to all so that everyone has the opportunity to achieve their full potential.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2018
Number of homeless participants engaged in housing services
868
Number of participants who gain employment
388
Pounds of food distributed
2,451,530
Number of Homeless and Working Poor served through medical visits
1,577
Number of working poor that increased savings through financial coaching
102
Number of children that secured child support payments through legal services
412
Amount of child support payments secured through legal services
1,972,080
Number of formerly foster care youth provided case management services
854
This impact information is current as of August 2020, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

three stars

89.25

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
82.4%
  Administrative Expenses 13.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.58
  Program Expenses Growth 17.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 53.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by CitySquare on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by CitySquare on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
CitySquare (TX) 92.39 four stars
The Society of St. Vincent de Paul Georgia (GA) 86.86 three stars
St. Joseph Center (CA) 91.99 four stars
Humble Area Assistance Ministries (TX) 92.92 four stars
Community Services Agency (CA) 94.63 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $11,781,996
   Federated Campaigns $448,583
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $754,697
   Related Organizations $51,286
   Government Grants $8,412,719
Total Contributions $21,449,281
   Program Service Revenue $763,145
Total Primary Revenue $22,212,426
   Other Revenue $603,674
TOTAL REVENUE $22,816,100
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $19,342,477
   Administrative Expenses $3,588,270
   Fundraising Expenses $886,994
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $23,817,741
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,001,641
   
Net Assets $11,456,649

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
Hunger Programs $6,604,913 34.1%
Hope Programs $6,434,254 33.3%
Housing Programs $5,454,718 28.2%

Ratings History
CitySquare has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 06/01/2020 92.39 four stars
2017-12 05/01/2019 92.74 four stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 91.37 four stars
2015-12 03/01/2017 90.68 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 85.76 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 89.02 three stars
2013-12 06/01/2015 85.25 three stars
2012-12 08/01/2014 89.60 three stars
2012-12 10/01/2013 93.49 four stars
2011-12 10/01/2012 92.15 four stars
2010-12 02/01/2012 95.92 four stars
2010-12 12/23/2011 93.58 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 96.88 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 12/01/2010 96.77 four stars
2008-12 04/01/2010 96.72 four stars
2007-12 12/17/2008 96.42 four stars
2006-12 12/15/2007 91.68 four stars
2005-12 04/01/2007 91.58 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 75-2332948
Name in IRS Master File CITYSQUARE
NTEE Code P99
NTEE Classification Human Services - Multipurpose and Other N.E.C.
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
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 August, 1990
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$180,646 0.75% Larry James Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
CitySquare (TX) 92.39 four stars
ECHO of Brandon (FL) 91.73 four stars
Jewish Foundation for the Righteous (NJ) 87.94 three stars
Interfaith Outreach & Community Partners (MN) 95.89 four stars
Hudson Link for Higher Education in Prison (NY) 86.38 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

CitySquare
1610 South Malcolm X Boulevard
Dallas, TX 75226
tel: (214) 823-8710
fax: (214) 824-5355
EIN: 75-2332948

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 140024
Dallas, TX 75214

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Board Leadership

Dave Shipley
Chair

CEO

Larry James
Chief Executive Officer

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