Human Services : Homeless Services

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.

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.

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.

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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.
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

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$93,275 4.81% Laura M. Gray Executive Director, CEO

Mission

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.

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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