Disable all preview features

Human Services : Homeless Services

Miriam's Kitchen

Together, we can end chronic homelessness in DC.

three stars

89.39

2401 Virginia Avenue NW Washington, DC 20037
tel: (202) 452-8926   Web Site
EIN: 52-1331552

Board Leadership
Liz Caselli-Mechael
Chair

CEO
Scott Schenkelberg
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.39 three stars
  Financial 85.00 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Miriam's Kitchen works to end chronic homelessness in Washington, DC. We advocate for permanent supportive housing as a long-term solution, while meeting short-term needs by providing healthy meals and high-quality social services to 5,000 homeless individuals each year.

Miriam's Kitchen works to end chronic homelessness in Washington, DC. We advocate for permanent supportive housing as a long-term solution, while meeting short-term needs by providing healthy meals and high-quality social services to 5,000 homeless individuals each year.

Financial

three stars

85.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 11/01/2020 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)
85.8%
  Administrative Expenses 3.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.15
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.37
  Program Expenses Growth 10.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 20.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Miriam's Kitchen on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Miriam's Kitchen on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Miriam's Kitchen (DC) 89.39 three stars
Operation Nightwatch (WA) 94.96 four stars
Stephen Center (NE) 87.44 three stars
The Samaritan Inn (TX) 93.18 four stars
Family Promise (NJ) 100.00 four stars

Compare These Charities (Highly Rated)

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,213,262
   Federated Campaigns $119,707
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $351,620
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $106,003
Total Contributions $3,790,592
   Program Service Revenue $1,385,647
Total Primary Revenue $5,176,239
   Other Revenue $57,017
TOTAL REVENUE $5,233,256
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,640,331
   Administrative Expenses $146,077
   Fundraising Expenses $602,405
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,388,813
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-155,557
   
Net Assets $1,794,639

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
Meals $1,261,255 27.2%
Supportive Services $1,201,519 25.9%
Basic, Urgent Services $980,029 21.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-09 11/01/2020 89.39 three stars
2018-09 08/01/2019 90.69 four stars
2017-09 08/01/2018 92.92 four stars
2016-09 12/01/2017 90.71 four stars
2016-09 11/01/2017 89.47 three stars
2015-09 12/21/2016 91.72 four stars
2015-09 11/01/2016 90.38 four stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 90.02 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 02/01/2016 89.49 three stars
2014-09 09/01/2015 89.28 three stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 91.47 four stars
2011-12 07/01/2013 90.83 four stars
2010-12 10/01/2012 97.04 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 52-1331552
Name in IRS Master File MIRIAMS KITCHEN
NTEE Code P85
NTEE Classification Homeless Persons Centers, Services
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (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 October, 1985
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • September, 2018
  • September, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$135,939 2.52% Scott Schenkelberg CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Miriam's Kitchen (DC) 89.39 three stars
Project HOME (PA) 96.05 four stars
Christ House (DC) 93.73 four stars
Committee on Temporary Shelter (VT) 87.62 three stars
My Friend's Place (CA) 94.34 four stars

Compare These Charities (Highly Rated)

Are you the representative for this organization? If so, click here to access the application form. As an official representative you will have the ability to update some of the information on this page.

Charity Contact Info

Miriam's Kitchen
2401 Virginia Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20037
tel: (202) 452-8926
fax: (202) 835-8376
EIN: 52-1331552

Visit Web Site

Board Leadership

Liz Caselli-Mechael
Chair

CEO

Scott Schenkelberg
President, CEO

Join Our Mailing List

Join over 400,000 other informed givers and get updates on charity ratings, new features, hot topics, and tips for donating.