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Shepherd Community Center

Breaking the cycle of poverty

three stars

85.86

4107 East Washington Street Indianapolis, IN 46201
tel: (317) 794-2026   Web Site
EIN: 35-1765846

Board Leadership
Ben Lotter
Chairman

CEO
Jay Height
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.86 three stars
  Financial 81.27 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Shepherd is a faith-based, nonprofit organization established in 1985 with a simple but staggering goal: to break the cycle of poverty on the near Eastside of Indianapolis by engaging and empowering the community to cultivate healthy children, strong families, and vibrant neighborhoods through a Christ-centered approach that meets the spiritual, physical, emotional, and academic needs of our neighbors.

Shepherd is a faith-based, nonprofit organization established in 1985 with a simple but staggering goal: to break the cycle of poverty on the near Eastside of Indianapolis by engaging and empowering the community to cultivate healthy children, strong families, and vibrant neighborhoods through a Christ-centered approach that meets the spiritual, physical, emotional, and academic needs of our neighbors.

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Financial

three stars

81.27

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 05/01/2020 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)
70.1%
  Administrative Expenses 18.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.29
  Program Expenses Growth 8.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Shepherd Community Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Shepherd Community Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Shepherd Community Center (IN) 85.86 three stars
Centro (MN) 90.57 four stars
St. Mary's Center (CA) 96.66 four stars
Stanley M. Isaacs Neighborhood Center (NY) 89.86 three stars
Casita Maria (NY) 85.10 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,207,605
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $38,500
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,246,105
   Program Service Revenue $1,310,605
Total Primary Revenue $4,556,710
   Other Revenue $407,312
TOTAL REVENUE $4,964,022
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,291,261
   Administrative Expenses $1,631,754
   Fundraising Expenses $643,944
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,566,959
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,602,937
   
Net Assets $7,329,512

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

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 05/01/2020 85.86 three stars
2017-12 02/01/2019 90.47 four stars
2016-12 06/01/2018 85.77 three stars
2015-12 06/01/2017 80.02 three stars
2014-12 08/01/2016 81.85 three stars
2013-12 06/01/2016 80.88 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 04/01/2015 83.82 three stars
2012-08 12/01/2013 76.84 two stars
2011-08 12/01/2012 76.11 two stars
2010-08 05/01/2012 84.07 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 35-1765846
Name in IRS Master File SHEPHERD COMMUNITY INC
NTEE Code P60
NTEE Classification Emergency Assistance (Food, Clothing, Cash)
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (408) Community service organization
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 January, 1988
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
$105,454 1.60% Jay Height Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Shepherd Community Center (IN) 85.86 three stars
Wilkinson Center (TX) 86.83 three stars
Mercy Multiplied (TN) 91.84 four stars
The Next Door (TN) 85.96 three stars
Christian Community Service Center (TX) 91.76 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Shepherd Community Center
4107 East Washington Street
Indianapolis, IN 46201
tel: (317) 794-2026
EIN: 35-1765846

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Board Leadership

Ben Lotter
Chairman

CEO

Jay Height
Executive Director

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