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Human Services : Homeless Services

City of Refuge

Offering both life saving resources and life building tools

three stars

86.10

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 86.10 three stars
  Financial 95.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 81.00 three stars
This rating was published 05/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of City of Refuge (COR) is to bring light, hope and transformation to the last, lost and least of Atlanta. 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 provide access to and information about the best possible opportunities for success to those who are willing to work hard for positive change.

The mission of City of Refuge (COR) is to bring light, hope and transformation to the last, lost and least of Atlanta. 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 provide access to and information about the best possible opportunities for success to those who are willing to work hard for positive change.

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Financial

four stars

95.00

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

81.00

This rating was published 05/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
85.8%
  Administrative Expenses 6.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.99
  Program Expenses Growth 17.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 25.2%
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) 86.10 three stars
Wichita Falls Faith Mission (TX) 93.17 four stars
The CornerStone Rescue Mission (SD) 90.71 four stars
Phoenix Rescue Mission (AZ) 86.82 three stars
Water Street Ministries (PA) 87.22 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $13,335,851
   Federated Campaigns $330,414
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $130,220
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $198,162
Total Contributions $13,994,647
   Program Service Revenue $131,636
Total Primary Revenue $14,126,283
   Other Revenue $655,310
TOTAL REVENUE $14,781,593
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,131,407
   Administrative Expenses $932,622
   Fundraising Expenses $1,000,636
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $8,064,665
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $6,716,928
   
Net Assets $20,719,149

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 $3,639,277 59.4%
Job Training and Educational Programs $1,284,254 20.9%
Health and Wellness $870,169 14.2%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$235,324 2.91% Bruce Deel Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
City of Refuge (GA) 86.10 three stars
Rescue Mission Alliance (CA) 90.29 four stars
Cityteam (CA) 87.76 three stars
Detroit Rescue Mission Ministries (MI) 91.70 four stars
Hope Clinic (MI) 97.98 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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