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Crossroads Safehouse

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three stars

88.08

P.O. Box 993 Fort Collins, CO 80522
tel: (970) 530-2353   Web Site
EIN: 84-0786145

Board Leadership
Mike Beckstead
President

CEO
Lisa Poppaw
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.08 three stars
  Financial 92.31 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 06/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Crossroads Safehouse offers free safehousing, advocacy, legal assistance, transitional housing, and education. At our safehouse we annually provide food, clothing, and support for over 500 residents. Crossroads' new facility houses administrative staff, legal staff and shelter residents under one roof, and is the point of contact for donors, volunteers, and outreach clients. Each year we provide more than 15,000 units of service to thousands of clients and program attendees.

Crossroads Safehouse offers free safehousing, advocacy, legal assistance, transitional housing, and education. At our safehouse we annually provide food, clothing, and support for over 500 residents. Crossroads' new facility houses administrative staff, legal staff and shelter residents under one roof, and is the point of contact for donors, volunteers, and outreach clients. Each year we provide more than 15,000 units of service to thousands of clients and program attendees.

Impact Information

This charity has reported a measure of cost-effectiveness: how much impact (per dollar) your donation will have on the charity's social outcome. The cost-effectiveness calculation was performed using protocols developed by ImpactMatters, an independent auditor of philanthropic impact.

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Program Name: Crossroads Safehouse
Program Activities
Crossroads Safehouse provides people experiencing homelessness with a temporary place to stay.
Impact Statement
$80 provides a night of shelter for a person experiencing homelessness.
Impact Assessment
3/5
Assessment Benchmark
Impact assessments of emergency shelters are based on the cost of providing a night of shelter relative to the Fair Market Rent in that county. Programs receive a 5/5 assessment if they are less than 200% the cost of a meal and a 4/5 assessment if they are less than 400%. If a nonprofit reports impact but doesn't meet the threshold for cost-effectiveness, it earns a 3/5 assessment.
Methodology
ImpactMatters analyzed publicly available data to rate the cost-effectiveness of Crossroads Safehouse.
Data Source
We look for self-reported shelter nights. If we cannot find this information we estimate it using HIC data.
Method for Attributing Outcomes
We assume that the provision of shelter by one nonprofit does not diminish the provision of shelter by any other (neighboring) nonprofit. We also assume there is, in general, no slack capacity in the homeless shelter system. In the absence of a given shelter, beneficiaries would not be able to stay at another shelter because other shelters are assumed to have no beds to spare. We therefore set the counterfactual to zero.
Details
Analysis conducted by ImpactMatters and published on November 22, 2019.
This impact information is current as of June 2020, when it was provided to us by ImpactMatters. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

four stars

92.31

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 06/01/2020 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)
79.6%
  Administrative Expenses 12.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.99
  Program Expenses Growth 1.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Crossroads Safehouse on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Crossroads Safehouse on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Crossroads Safehouse (CO) 88.08 three stars
Hope Children's Home (FL) 94.58 four stars
The Drake House (GA) 92.19 four stars
JAFCO (FL) 94.15 four stars
Romanian Christian Enterprises (VA) 86.49 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $776,948
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $617,946
Total Contributions $1,394,894
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,394,894
   Other Revenue $90,986
TOTAL REVENUE $1,485,880
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,234,219
   Administrative Expenses $169,528
   Fundraising Expenses $176,421
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,580,168
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-94,288
   
Net Assets $4,675,006

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 Shelter and Necessities $702,504 56.9%
Legal Assistance $275,718 22.3%
Transitional Housing Program $255,997 20.7%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 06/01/2020 88.08 three stars
2017-12 12/01/2019 87.33 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 84-0786145
Name in IRS Master File CROSSROADS SAFEHOUSE INCORPORATED
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (408) Community service organization
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, 1980
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$48,056 3.04% Lisa Poppaw Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$30,638 1.93% Pat Parker Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Crossroads Safehouse (CO) 88.08 three stars
Wears Valley Ranch (TN) 95.87 four stars
Covenant House Washington (DC) 94.61 four stars
Place of Hope (FL) 99.65 four stars
Bridge Over Troubled Waters (MA) 87.85 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Crossroads Safehouse
P.O. Box 993
Fort Collins, CO 80522
tel: (970) 530-2353
EIN: 84-0786145

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Board Leadership

Mike Beckstead
President

CEO

Lisa Poppaw
Executive Director

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