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Human Services : Homeless Services

Family Gateway

Helping homeless families become self-sufficient through housing, supportive services and education.

four stars

97.12

711 South Street Paul Street Dallas, TX 75201
tel: (214) 823-4500   Web Site
EIN: 75-2105579

Board Leadership
Anne M. Johnson
Board Chair

CEO
Ellen Magnis
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 97.12 four stars
  Financial 99.31 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

For over 25 years, Family Gateway has worked to help break the generational cycle of poverty and homelessness by providing individualized care to homeless children and their families to restore the dignity, stability, and self-reliance of the family unit through housing, social services and education.

For over 25 years, Family Gateway has worked to help break the generational cycle of poverty and homelessness by providing individualized care to homeless children and their families to restore the dignity, stability, and self-reliance of the family unit through housing, social services and education.

Financial

four stars

99.31

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 05/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
82.6%
  Administrative Expenses 7.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.03
  Program Expenses Growth 10.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Family Gateway on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Family Gateway on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Family Gateway (TX) 97.12 four stars
The Institute for Human Services (HI) 90.58 four stars
Rosie's Place (MA) 92.65 four stars
Father Woody's Haven of Hope (CO) 88.11 three stars
Preble Street (ME) 98.23 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,982,401
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $176,910
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,037,835
Total Contributions $3,197,146
   Program Service Revenue $246,709
Total Primary Revenue $3,443,855
   Other Revenue $-16,241
TOTAL REVENUE $3,427,614
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,042,184
   Administrative Expenses $206,967
   Fundraising Expenses $364,316
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,613,467
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-185,853
   
Net Assets $3,486,318

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
Temporary Housing $3,042,184 100.0%

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

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 05/01/2017 97.12 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 94.27 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 06/01/2015 95.53 four stars
2012-12 05/01/2014 93.74 four stars
2011-12 12/20/2012 89.27 three stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 88.72 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 82.55 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 12/22/2010 76.05 two stars
2008-12 10/01/2010 72.27 two 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 75-2105579
Name in IRS Master File FAMILY GATEWAY INC
NTEE Code L41
NTEE Classification Homeless, Temporary Shelter For
NTEE Type Housing, Shelter
Classification Educational 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 October, 1986
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, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$113,260 3.13% Cathy Packard Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Family Gateway (TX) 97.12 four stars
The Samaritan Inn (TX) 93.19 four stars
Adopt-A-Family (FL) 94.32 four stars
Good Shepherd Ministries of Wilmington (NC) 92.47 four stars
Homeless Connections (WI) 92.24 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Family Gateway
711 South Street Paul Street
Dallas, TX 75201
tel: (214) 823-4500
EIN: 75-2105579

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Board Leadership

Anne M. Johnson
Board Chair

CEO

Ellen Magnis
Chief Executive Officer

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