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Human Services : Homeless Services

Bean's Cafe

Feeding the hungry and sheltering the homeless without discrimination during the day

86.09

1020 East 4th Avenue Anchorage, AK 99501
tel: (907) 433-8600   Web Site
EIN: 92-0072522

Board Leadership
Jonathan Hornak
Chairperson

CEO
Lisa Sauder
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.09
  Financial 81.62
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00
This rating was published 03/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Incorporated in February 1979, Bean's Café is a stand alone, non-sectarian, 501(c)(3) non-profit agency. We are a community based and supported program. Since 1979, we have maintained a center where the hungry and homeless are provided with hot nutritious meals, a warm and safe day shelter, information and referral assistance to health and human service programs. We target the poorest people in our community, the street people, the homeless, the chronically mentally ill, and the needy elderly. We also serve families in temporary crisis, the seasonally unemployed, and assist various local agencies in the feeding of children. Bean's Cafe exists to provide the most basic of human needs without discrimination or cost to anyone requesting assistance.

Incorporated in February 1979, Bean's Café is a stand alone, non-sectarian, 501(c)(3) non-profit agency. We are a community based and supported program. Since 1979, we have maintained a center where the hungry and homeless are provided with hot nutritious meals, a warm and safe day shelter, information and referral assistance to health and human service programs. We target the poorest people in our community, the street people, the homeless, the chronically mentally ill, and the needy elderly. We also serve families in temporary crisis, the seasonally unemployed, and assist various local agencies in the feeding of children. Bean's Cafe exists to provide the most basic of human needs without discrimination or cost to anyone requesting assistance.

Financial

81.62

Accountability & Transparency

93.00

This rating was published 03/01/2021 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)
75.1%
  Administrative Expenses 21.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.87
  Program Expenses Growth 2.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 14.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Bean's Cafe on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Bean's Cafe on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Bean's Cafe (AK) 86.09
Horizon House (IN) 93.93
Solid Ground (MN) 96.57
Gateway180 :: Homelessness Reversed (MO) 87.79
Sheffield Place (MO) 100.00

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,433,127
   Federated Campaigns $16,908
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $154,827
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $540,281
Total Contributions $2,145,143
   Program Service Revenue $121,775
Total Primary Revenue $2,266,918
   Other Revenue $244,172
TOTAL REVENUE $2,511,090
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,089,351
   Administrative Expenses $597,152
   Fundraising Expenses $4,337
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,690,840
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-179,750
   
Net Assets $4,977,182

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
Adult Meals $1,176,532 56.3%
Children's Meals $721,569 34.5%
Social Services $191,250 9.2%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 03/01/2021 86.09
2018-06 08/01/2019 87.26
2017-06 06/01/2018 87.89
2015-12 11/01/2017 93.33
2015-12 06/01/2017 85.63
2014-12 06/01/2016 83.48
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 86.12
2012-12 12/22/2014 82.79
2012-12 12/22/2014 82.79
2011-12 12/20/2012 92.73
2010-12 10/01/2012 94.97

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

EIN 92-0072522
Name in IRS Master File BEANS CAFE INC
NTEE Code L41
NTEE Classification Homeless, Temporary Shelter For
NTEE Type Housing, Shelter
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (296) Community center
(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 August, 1979
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
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$130,885 4.86% Lisa Sauder Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Bean's Cafe (AK) 86.09
Project HOME (PA) 96.05
FACETS (VA) 89.29
CaringWorks (GA) 92.38
Hamilton Families (CA) 97.17

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Charity Contact Info

Bean's Cafe
1020 East 4th Avenue
Anchorage, AK 99501
tel: (907) 433-8600
fax: (907) 433-8651
EIN: 92-0072522

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Board Leadership

Jonathan Hornak
Chairperson

CEO

Lisa Sauder
Executive Director

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