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Primavera Foundation

Providing pathways out of poverty

four stars

94.37

151 West 40th Street Tucson, AZ 85713
tel: (520) 882-5383   Web Site
EIN: 86-0733182

Board Leadership
Samuel Swift
President

CEO
Peggy Hutchison
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.37 four stars
  Financial 92.05 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Primavera Foundation provides pathways out of poverty through safe, affordable housing, workforce development, and neighborhood revitalization. The Primavera Foundation began in the early 1980's as a response to the growing numbers of individuals experiencing homelessness on the streets of Tucson, Arizona. Primavera has expanded its services and advocacy work over the years to include: homeless intervention and prevention; workforce development programs; affordable and safe rental housing that provides stable and long-term solutions; financial education and empowerment; homebuyer education and homeownership opportunities that help families work towards financial security; neighborhood revitalization programs that help neighborhoods become communities of choice; and proactive community engagement that provides communities with sustainable solutions to issues.

The Primavera Foundation provides pathways out of poverty through safe, affordable housing, workforce development, and neighborhood revitalization. The Primavera Foundation began in the early 1980's as a response to the growing numbers of individuals experiencing homelessness on the streets of Tucson, Arizona. Primavera has expanded its services and advocacy work over the years to include: homeless intervention and prevention; workforce development programs; affordable and safe rental housing that provides stable and long-term solutions; financial education and empowerment; homebuyer education and homeownership opportunities that help families work towards financial security; neighborhood revitalization programs that help neighborhoods become communities of choice; and proactive community engagement that provides communities with sustainable solutions to issues.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2019
Number of overall donors
1,619
Revenue generated from our Primavera Cooks! summer dining fundraising series (85% directly benefits programs)
240,000
Number of individuals who had their immediate health & safety needs met, including U.S. mail, essential supplies, phone message services, & ID cards
2,225
Number of veterans & their families secured safe, affordable housing & 89% exited Project Action for Veterans with sustainable housing
301
Number of women who were provided with meals, showers, laundry, & housing assistance at our Casa Paloma Hospitality Center & Residence
137
Number of individuals who secured safe, affordable housing through our Rapid Re-Housing & Primavera’s 11 owned rental properties
630
Number of individuals who participated in workforce development opportunities, including job readiness training, and temporary employment
445
Number of Primavera Works participants with major barriers to employment secured jobs outside the program
178
Number of individuals who completed financial empowerment, homebuyer, &/or post-homeownership education for long-term success
514
Number of families who purchased their first home through the homeownership program representing over $10.8 million of positive economic impact in the community
74
Number of Primavera & neighborhood residents engaged in community building efforts that increased sustainability & safe, healthy living
305
Total number of volunteer hours contributed to the organization valued at over $1.4 million ($25.43/hr independent sector rate)
55,113
Percentage of families secured stable housing as they exited our family shelter program
81
Total dollars received in contributions
1,527,490
The number of consecutive years that Primavera has earned the highest possible ranking of "Exemplary" in multiple, three-year independent organizational reviews by NeighborWorks® America*
13
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

92.05

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 10/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
86.5%
  Administrative Expenses 8.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.20
  Program Expenses Growth 2.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 16.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Primavera Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Primavera Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Constituent Voice

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How is the organization collecting feedback?
Paper surveys, Focus groups or interviews (by phone or in person), Case management notes, Constituent (client or resident, etc) advisory committees
How is the organization using feedback?
To identify and remedy poor client service experiences, To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To identify where we are less inclusive or equitable across demographic groups, 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?
We don't have any major challenges to collecting feedback
Describe a recent change in your organization that resulted from feedback.
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Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Primavera Foundation (AZ) 94.37 four stars
Martha O'Bryan Center (TN) 89.40 three stars
City Union Mission, Inc. (MO) 99.52 four stars
Hope Clinic (MI) 96.66 four stars
Light of Life Rescue Mission (PA) 90.62 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,956,546
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $165,205
   Related Organizations $714,316
   Government Grants $3,890,502
Total Contributions $6,726,569
   Program Service Revenue $1,031,801
Total Primary Revenue $7,758,370
   Other Revenue $319,951
TOTAL REVENUE $8,078,321
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $7,079,036
   Administrative Expenses $637,563
   Fundraising Expenses $442,875
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $8,159,474
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-81,153
   
Net Assets $10,171,513

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
Emergency Services $4,149,384 58.6%
Asset Management $1,363,811 19.3%
Workforce Development $972,521 13.7%

Ratings History
Primavera Foundation has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 10/01/2020 94.37 four stars
2018-06 11/01/2019 94.58 four stars
2017-06 12/01/2018 90.36 four stars
2017-06 08/01/2018 89.18 three stars
2016-06 10/02/2017 86.36 three stars
2015-06 07/01/2016 90.97 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 91.97 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 93.59 four stars
2013-06 03/01/2014 96.67 four stars
2012-06 09/01/2013 87.63 three stars
2012-06 07/01/2013 86.69 three stars
2011-06 11/06/2012 90.79 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 86-0733182
Name in IRS Master File THE PRIMAVERA FOUNDATION INC
NTEE Code L25
NTEE Classification Housing Rehabilitation
NTEE Type Housing, Shelter
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (398) Instruction and guidance on 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 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, 1995
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
$122,178 1.49% Peggy Hutchison Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Primavera Foundation (AZ) 94.37 four stars
Christian HELP Foundation (FL) 86.46 three stars
The Rescue Mission, Tacoma (WA) 88.65 three stars
Rescue Mission, Syracuse (NY) 85.71 three stars
Dallas Life Foundation (TX) 93.57 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Primavera Foundation
151 West 40th Street
Tucson, AZ 85713
tel: (520) 882-5383
fax: (520) 882-5479
EIN: 86-0733182

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Board Leadership

Samuel Swift
President

CEO

Peggy Hutchison
Chief Executive Officer

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