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Community LINC

A hand up, not a hand out

four stars

93.59

4012-14 Troost Kansas City, MO 64110
tel: (816) 531-3727   Web Site
EIN: 43-1506591

Board Leadership
Rita Tiehen
Chair

CEO
Precious Stargell Cushman
Executive Director, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.59 four stars
  Financial 91.87 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

four stars

91.87

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 07/01/2017 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)
82.0%
  Administrative Expenses 6.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.50
  Program Expenses Growth 5.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Community LINC on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Community LINC on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Community LINC (MO) 93.59 four stars
Homeward Bound of Marin (CA) 93.56 four stars
Lazarus House (MA) 90.32 four stars
Christian Community Action, Inc. (CT) 87.06 three stars
Boulder Shelter for the Homeless (CO) 85.67 three stars

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Community LINC works to end homelessness, impact poverty and remove barriers to self-sufficiency for the families we serve. We believe in a holistic approach to homelessness by providing a safe, stable place to stay and comprehensive services to equip our families to transform their lives. We teach core competencies in coaching, budgeting, and mental wellness counseling supplemented by employment services, financial education, life skills training, and exposure to health lifestyles. Since 1988 Community LINC has served 3700 families with over 11,000 individuals and 8,000 children with shelter or programming.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $969,289
   Federated Campaigns $27,526
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $595,549
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $470,489
Total Contributions $2,062,853
   Program Service Revenue $4,280
Total Primary Revenue $2,067,133
   Other Revenue $-61,493
TOTAL REVENUE $2,005,640
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,543,724
   Administrative Expenses $132,979
   Fundraising Expenses $259,107
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,935,810
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $69,830
   
Net Assets $2,711,308

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
Interim Housing $1,358,443 88.0%
Immediate Housing Program $185,281 12.0%

Ratings History
Community LINC has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 07/01/2017 93.59 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 92.20 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 07/01/2015 84.54 three stars
2012-12 04/01/2014 85.32 three stars
2011-12 06/01/2013 97.03 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 43-1506591
Name in IRS Master File COMMUNITY LINC
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 (29) Other religious 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 December, 1989
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
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  • 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
$93,275 4.81% Laura M. Gray Executive Director, CEO

Community LINC works to end homelessness, impact poverty and remove barriers to self-sufficiency for the families we serve. We believe in a holistic approach to homelessness by providing a safe, stable place to stay and comprehensive services to equip our families to transform their lives. We teach core competencies in coaching, budgeting, and mental wellness counseling supplemented by employment services, financial education, life skills training, and exposure to health lifestyles. Since 1988 Community LINC has served 3700 families with over 11,000 individuals and 8,000 children with shelter or programming.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Community LINC (MO) 93.59 four stars
On The Rise (MA) 87.39 three stars
Family Promise (NJ) 94.86 four stars
Hesed House (IL) 92.75 four stars
The Samaritan Inn (TX) 93.19 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Community LINC
4012-14 Troost
Kansas City, MO 64110
tel: (816) 531-3727
fax: (816) 531-4416
EIN: 43-1506591

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 32697
Kansas City, MO 64171

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Board Leadership

Rita Tiehen
Chair

CEO

Precious Stargell Cushman
Executive Director, CEO

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