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Human Services : Rescue Missions

City of Refuge

Helping individuals and families transition out of crisis

four stars

95.73

1300 Joseph E. Boone Boulevard Atlanta, GA 30314
tel: (404) 564-7759   Web Site
EIN: 58-2194642

Board Leadership
Jon Bridges
Chairperson

CEO
Bruce Deel
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 95.73 four stars
  Financial 93.97 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

City of Refuge is a faith-based environment that helps individuals and families transition out of crisis. City of Refuge offers both life saving resources and life building tools to individuals and families in Atlanta who are living on the margin. We understand the need for programs that span multiple areas of need - from food, clothing and shelter to job training, placement, housing, healthcare and education. Our goal is to help these individuals and families have pathways out of poverty!

City of Refuge is a faith-based environment that helps individuals and families transition out of crisis. City of Refuge offers both life saving resources and life building tools to individuals and families in Atlanta who are living on the margin. We understand the need for programs that span multiple areas of need - from food, clothing and shelter to job training, placement, housing, healthcare and education. Our goal is to help these individuals and families have pathways out of poverty!

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2019
Number of participants who gain employment
485
Number of low-income families housed in affordable, well-maintained units as a result of the nonprofit's efforts
107
Number of applications for housing received from targeted population
8,883
Number of homeless participants engaged in housing services
455
Number of children served in after-school program
50
Number of meals served or provided
350,000
This impact information is current as of March 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

93.97

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

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)
81.4%
  Administrative Expenses 9.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.05
  Program Expenses Growth 13.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 26.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by City of Refuge on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by City of Refuge on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
City of Refuge (GA) 95.73 four stars
Open Door Mission, Omaha (NE) 90.59 four stars
Good News Rescue Mission (CA) 85.93 three stars
Orange County Rescue Mission (CA) 94.84 four stars
Peoria Rescue Ministries (IL) 93.72 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,114,397
   Federated Campaigns $184,136
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $165,900
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $56,644
Total Contributions $4,521,077
   Program Service Revenue $169,093
Total Primary Revenue $4,690,170
   Other Revenue $996,693
TOTAL REVENUE $5,686,863
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $7,350,176
   Administrative Expenses $1,170,861
   Fundraising Expenses $877,789
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $9,398,826
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-3,711,963
   
Net Assets $16,995,033

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
Housing Programs $2,940,975 40.0%
Job Training and Educational Programs $2,576,213 35.0%
Health and Wellness $1,278,285 17.4%

Ratings History
City of Refuge has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 05/01/2020 95.73 four stars
2017-12 02/01/2020 95.47 four stars
2017-12 05/01/2019 86.10 three stars
2016-12 05/01/2018 88.81 three stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 89.24 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 91.45 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 11/01/2015 91.08 four stars
2013-12 05/01/2015 90.34 four stars
2012-12 04/01/2014 89.70 three stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 85.49 three stars
2011-12 03/01/2013 89.37 three stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 86.37 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 58-2194642
Name in IRS Master File CITY OF REFUGE INC
NTEE Code X21
NTEE Classification Protestant
NTEE Type Religion-Related, Spiritual Development
Classification Religious Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (995) Described in section 509(a)(2) of the Code
(4) Church auxiliary
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 April, 1996
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
$265,656 2.82% Bruce Deel Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
City of Refuge (GA) 95.73 four stars
Fresno Rescue Mission (CA) 92.02 four stars
Nashville Rescue Mission (TN) 87.32 three stars
Orlando Union Rescue Mission (FL) 86.12 three stars
Rescue Mission of Roanoke (VA) 91.66 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

City of Refuge
1300 Joseph E. Boone Boulevard
Atlanta, GA 30314
tel: (404) 564-7759
EIN: 58-2194642

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Board Leadership

Jon Bridges
Chairperson

CEO

Bruce Deel
Chief Executive Officer

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