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Community Development : Housing and Neighborhood Development

Habitat for Humanity of New Castle County

A world where everyone has a decent place to live

four stars

92.92

1920 Hutton Street Wilmington, DE 19802
tel: (302) 652-0365   Web Site
EIN: 51-0294138

Board Leadership
Rick Gessner
President

CEO
Kevin L. Smith
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.92 four stars
  Financial 90.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Seeking to put God's love in action, Habitat for Humanity of New Castle County builds homes, communities and hope.

Seeking to put God's love in action, Habitat for Humanity of New Castle County builds homes, communities and hope.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2019
Number of volunteers
1,804
Total number of volunteer hours contributed to the organization
26,527
Percentage of homeowners no longer receiving government assistance
88
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

four stars

90.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 08/01/2019 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)
88.0%
  Administrative Expenses 5.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.67
  Program Expenses Growth -0.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Habitat for Humanity of New Castle County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Habitat for Humanity of New Castle County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Constituent Voice

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How is the organization collecting feedback?
Electronic surveys (by email, tablet, etc), Paper surveys, Focus groups or interviews (by phone or in person), Community meetings or town halls
How is the organization using feedback?
To inform the development of new programs/projects, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve
With whom is the organization sharing feedback?
The people we serve, Our staff, Our board, Our funders, Our community partners
What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?
It is difficult to get the people we serve to respond to requests for feedback, We don't have the right technology to collect and aggregate feedback efficiently, It is difficult to find the ongoing funding to support feedback collection
Describe a recent change in your organization that resulted from feedback.
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Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Habitat for Humanity of New Castle County (DE) 92.92 four stars
Habitat for Humanity-MidOhio (OH) 90.65 four stars
Habitat for Humanity of Kitsap County (WA) 85.38 three stars
Austin Habitat for Humanity (TX) 85.73 three stars
Habitat for Humanity of Douglas County (MN) 96.66 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,830,943
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $5,080
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $365,427
Total Contributions $3,201,450
   Program Service Revenue $1,439,611
Total Primary Revenue $4,641,061
   Other Revenue $-29,888
TOTAL REVENUE $4,611,173
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,787,559
   Administrative Expenses $220,081
   Fundraising Expenses $267,112
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,274,752
   
Payments to Affiliates $98,802
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $336,421
   
Net Assets $7,500,260

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
Building and Renovating Homes $2,660,046 70.2%
ReStores $1,099,415 29.0%
A Brush with Kindness $28,098 0.7%

Ratings History
Habitat for Humanity of New Castle County has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 08/01/2019 92.92 four stars
2017-06 09/01/2018 91.16 four stars
2016-06 11/01/2017 89.39 three stars
2015-06 11/01/2016 89.02 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 96.66 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 12/01/2015 90.19 four stars
2013-06 10/01/2014 91.33 four stars
2012-06 08/01/2013 92.29 four stars
2011-06 05/01/2012 91.80 four stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 97.13 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 08/01/2010 95.93 four stars
2008-06 08/01/2009 94.20 four stars
2007-06 03/01/2009 94.15 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 51-0294138
Name in IRS Master File HABITAT FOR HUMANITY INTERNATIONAL INC
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (398) Instruction and guidance on housing
(380) Low-income housing
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 Subordinate - the organization is a subordinate in a group ruling.
Group Name HABITAT FOR HUMANITY INTERNATIONAL
Ruling Date January, 1987
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$110,546 2.58% Kevin Smith Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Habitat for Humanity of New Castle County (DE) 92.92 four stars
Habitat for Humanity - North Central Georgia (GA) 90.59 four stars
Habitat for Humanity of Jacksonville (FL) 95.43 four stars
Maumee Valley Habitat for Humanity (OH) 90.94 four stars
Cedar Valley Habitat for Humanity (IA) 86.29 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Habitat for Humanity of New Castle County
1920 Hutton Street
Wilmington, DE 19802
tel: (302) 652-0365
fax: (302) 652-1006
EIN: 51-0294138

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Board Leadership

Rick Gessner
President

CEO

Kevin L. Smith
Chief Executive Officer

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