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Human Services : Social Services

Sojourner Family Peace Center

Transforming lives impacted by domestic violence

three stars

83.73

619 West Walnut Street Milwaukee, WI 53212
tel: (414) 276-1911   Web Site
EIN: 39-1276210

Board Leadership
Kathy Donius
President

CEO
Carmen Pitre
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 83.73 three stars
  Financial 77.35 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1978, the Sojourner Family Peace Center's primary goals are to ensure the safety of victims of family violence and provide a pathway out of violence for victims and abusers through opportunities to make positive and lasting changes for themselves and their children. Sojourner Family Peace Center is the largest nonprofit provider of domestic violence prevention and intervention services in Wisconsin, serving over 9,500 clients each year. Sojourner provides an array of support aimed at helping families affected by domestic violence achieve safety, justice and well-being.

Founded in 1978, the Sojourner Family Peace Center's primary goals are to ensure the safety of victims of family violence and provide a pathway out of violence for victims and abusers through opportunities to make positive and lasting changes for themselves and their children. Sojourner Family Peace Center is the largest nonprofit provider of domestic violence prevention and intervention services in Wisconsin, serving over 9,500 clients each year. Sojourner provides an array of support aimed at helping families affected by domestic violence achieve safety, justice and well-being.

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Financial

two stars

77.35

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 02/01/2019 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)
84.5%
  Administrative Expenses 7.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) < 0.01
  Program Expenses Growth 23.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 105.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Sojourner Family Peace Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Sojourner Family Peace Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Sojourner Family Peace Center (WI) 83.73 three stars
New Friends New Life (TX) 86.58 three stars
Houston Area Women's Center (TX) 88.75 three stars
Sexual Assault Center (TN) 91.97 four stars
Women's Center of Greater Danbury (CT) 86.12 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $96,968
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $3,519,477
   Government Grants $2,162,434
Total Contributions $5,778,879
   Program Service Revenue $17,506
Total Primary Revenue $5,796,385
   Other Revenue $1,126,831
TOTAL REVENUE $6,923,216
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,488,394
   Administrative Expenses $400,483
   Fundraising Expenses $698,776
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,587,653
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-664,437
   
Net Assets $-1,125,132

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 $1,521,148 23.4%
Family Advocacy Support Services $1,477,924 22.8%
Family Peace Center $1,412,924 21.8%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 02/01/2019 83.73 three stars
2016-12 05/01/2018 85.49 three stars
2015-12 03/01/2018 88.82 three stars
2015-12 04/01/2017 85.07 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 83.71 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 85.79 three stars
2013-12 06/01/2015 81.74 three stars
2012-12 12/20/2013 87.88 three stars
2011-12 05/01/2013 89.68 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 39-1276210
Name in IRS Master File SOJOURNER FAMILY PEACE CENTER INC
NTEE Code P43
NTEE Classification Family Violence Shelters, Services
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (408) Community service organization
(569) Referral service (social agencies)
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 February, 1978
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$153,655 2.02% Carmen Pitre President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Sojourner Family Peace Center (WI) 83.73 three stars
Safehouse Denver (CO) 91.68 four stars
National Network to End Domestic Violence (DC) 91.45 four stars
Domestic Abuse Project of Delaware County (PA) 85.18 three stars
Safe Connections (MO) 89.27 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Sojourner Family Peace Center
619 West Walnut Street
Milwaukee, WI 53212
tel: (414) 276-1911
fax: (414) 276-5001
TTY: (414) 727-2342
EIN: 39-1276210

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Board Leadership

Kathy Donius
President

CEO

Carmen Pitre
President & CEO

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