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Matter

Dedicated to changing the world through resourcefulness

four stars

92.22

7005 Oxford Street St. Louis Park, MN 55426
tel: (952) 500-8652   Web Site
EIN: 37-1441658

Board Leadership
Dennis Doyle
Executive Chairman

CEO
Quenton Marty
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.22 four stars
  Financial 100.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 12/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

four stars

100.00

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 12/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
98.1%
  Administrative Expenses 0.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 0.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.50
  Program Expenses Growth 24.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Matter on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Matter on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Matter (MN) 92.22 four stars
Cross International (FL) 87.35 three stars
Gleanings For The Hungry (CA) 92.34 four stars
Children's Hunger Fund (CA) 89.39 three stars
Feed My Hungry Children (AZ) 89.02 three stars

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Matter is a non-profit organization that believes the simple act of being resourceful can change the world. By seeing a new purpose for what others cast off, we are able to partner with service organizations to deliver opportunities to those living in scarcity. It's our calling to create a world where we all matter.

Since 2000 - when the organization began operating as "Hope for the City" - we have re-purposed valuable goods and distributed material resources to organizations serving those living in scarcity. Over the next 15 years, we have evolved to become an organization that has helped distribute more than $550 million in wholesale goods to people in need all over the world. And that was just the beginning.

Through the simple act of being resourceful, we are addressing the needs of people living in scarcity while creating a better world - a world where we all matter.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $25,923,639
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $434,670
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $26,358,309
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $26,358,309
   Other Revenue $356,944
TOTAL REVENUE $26,715,253
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $28,810,497
   Administrative Expenses $363,618
   Fundraising Expenses $293,836
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $29,467,951
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-2,752,698
   
Net Assets $15,134,541

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
Local Program $21,289,241 73.9%
International Program $7,186,128 24.9%
Community Empowerment $335,128 1.2%

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

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 12/01/2016 92.22 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 94.34 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 11/01/2015 94.34 four stars
2013-12 11/01/2014 91.03 four stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 86.12 three stars
2011-12 06/01/2013 84.18 three stars
2010-12 10/01/2012 89.09 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 37-1441658
Name in IRS Master File MATTER
NTEE Code K30
NTEE Classification Food Service, Free Food Distribution Programs
NTEE Type Food, Agriculture and Nutrition
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
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 January, 2003
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, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

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

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$123,065 0.41% Quenton Marty President

Matter is a non-profit organization that believes the simple act of being resourceful can change the world. By seeing a new purpose for what others cast off, we are able to partner with service organizations to deliver opportunities to those living in scarcity. It's our calling to create a world where we all matter.

Since 2000 - when the organization began operating as "Hope for the City" - we have re-purposed valuable goods and distributed material resources to organizations serving those living in scarcity. Over the next 15 years, we have evolved to become an organization that has helped distribute more than $550 million in wholesale goods to people in need all over the world. And that was just the beginning.

Through the simple act of being resourceful, we are addressing the needs of people living in scarcity while creating a better world - a world where we all matter.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Matter (MN) 92.22 four stars
Children's Hunger Fund (CA) 89.39 three stars
Cross International (FL) 87.35 three stars
Orphan Grain Train (NE) 97.08 four stars
Children of The Americas (CA) 85.38 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Matter
7005 Oxford Street
St. Louis Park, MN 55426
tel: (952) 500-8652
EIN: 37-1441658

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Board Leadership

Dennis Doyle
Executive Chairman

CEO

Quenton Marty
President

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