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Community Development : Housing and Neighborhood Development

Mercy Housing

Live In Hope

80.71

1999 Broadway Suite 1000
Denver, CO 80202
tel: (303) 930-3300   Web Site
EIN: 47-0646706

Board Leadership
Barry Zigas
Chair

CEO
Jane Graf
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 80.71
  Financial * 72.89
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00
*Please note that this organization recently received a 4-star rating for the same fiscal period under Charity Navigator's previous 2.0 methodology. You can view that rating via the Historical Ratings tab.
This rating was published 07/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial *

72.89

Accountability & Transparency

97.00

*Please note that this organization recently received a 4-star rating for the same fiscal period under Charity Navigator's previous 2.0 methodology. You can view that rating via the Historical Ratings tab.
This rating was published 07/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, 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)
73.6%
  Administrative Expenses 11.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 15.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.25
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.42
  Program Expenses Growth 3.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 74.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Mercy Housing on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Mercy Housing on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Mercy Housing (CO) 80.71
Warren Village (CO) 87.16
Bike & Build (PA) 89.47
Rebuilding Together Silicon Valley (CA) 95.60
Appalachia Service Project (TN) 87.60

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For nearly 35 years, Mercy Housing has been committed to developing affordable, program-enriched housing for low-income families, seniors and people with special needs who lack the economic resources to access quality, safe housing opportunities. We create homes that enrich and improve the communities in which they are located and develop every property with an unwavering commitment to quality and value.

In addition to providing safe, affordable housing to those in need, we also offer programs and services at our properties that help individuals and families learn skills and gain perspectives that make dreams of stability and hope realities for the future. We believe that the combination of affordable housing and supportive programs improve the economic status of residents, transform neighborhoods and stabilize lives.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,039,815
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $2,429,257
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $6,469,072
   Program Service Revenue $5,631,105
Total Primary Revenue $12,100,177
   Other Revenue $460,130
TOTAL REVENUE $12,560,307
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,164,670
   Administrative Expenses $998,070
   Fundraising Expenses $556,445
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,719,185
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $5,841,122
   
Net Assets $16,143,062

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.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2014-12 07/01/2016 80.71
2014-12 06/01/2016 80.62
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 93.24
2013-12 06/01/2015 80.92
2012-12 02/01/2014 72.48
2011-12 12/20/2012 96.28
2010-12 02/01/2012 66.86
2009-12 09/20/2011 84.42
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 05/01/2011 79.11
2008-12 04/01/2010 92.58
2007-12 04/01/2009 68.63
2006-06 07/01/2007 64.63
2005-06 03/01/2007 69.44

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 47-0646706
Name in IRS Master File MERCY HOUSING INC
NTEE Code L20
NTEE Classification Housing Development, Construction, Management
NTEE Type Housing, Shelter
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (1) Church, synagogue, etc
(30) School, college, trade school, etc.
(150) Hospital
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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, 1998
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, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011
  • December, 2010

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
$273,342 4.06% Jane Graf President

For nearly 35 years, Mercy Housing has been committed to developing affordable, program-enriched housing for low-income families, seniors and people with special needs who lack the economic resources to access quality, safe housing opportunities. We create homes that enrich and improve the communities in which they are located and develop every property with an unwavering commitment to quality and value.

In addition to providing safe, affordable housing to those in need, we also offer programs and services at our properties that help individuals and families learn skills and gain perspectives that make dreams of stability and hope realities for the future. We believe that the combination of affordable housing and supportive programs improve the economic status of residents, transform neighborhoods and stabilize lives.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Mercy Housing (CO) 80.71
CommonBond Communities (MN) 93.73
Plymouth Housing Group (WA) 90.70
Home Repair Services (MI) 86.83
Apartment Life (TX) 89.39

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Charity Contact Info

Mercy Housing
1999 Broadway
Suite 1000
Denver, CO 80202
tel: (303) 930-3300
fax: (303) 830-3301
TTY: (303) 855-2880
EIN: 47-0646706

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Board Leadership

Barry Zigas
Chair

CEO

Jane Graf
President, CEO

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