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Partners for Sacred Places

At the intersection of heritage, faith and community

80.58

1700 Sansom Street 10th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19103
tel: (215) 567-3234   Web Site
EIN: 23-2560361

Board Leadership
Rev. Katherine Glaze Lyle
Chair

CEO
A. Robert Jaeger
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 80.58
  Financial 85.00
  Accountability & Transparency 77.00
This rating was published 09/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Partners for Sacred Places was founded in 1989 by a national task force of religious, historic preservation and philanthropic leaders. Partners for Sacred Places brings together a national network of expert professionals who understand the value of a congregation's architectural assets, its worth as a faith community, and the significance of its service to the community at large. Through their training programs, information clearinghouse, and professional network, they have helped congregations in all 50 states. Partners is the only national advocate for the sound stewardship and active community use of America's older religious properties. Informed by its research, Partners is building a shared sense of responsibility for the future of sacred places.

Partners for Sacred Places was founded in 1989 by a national task force of religious, historic preservation and philanthropic leaders. Partners for Sacred Places brings together a national network of expert professionals who understand the value of a congregation's architectural assets, its worth as a faith community, and the significance of its service to the community at large. Through their training programs, information clearinghouse, and professional network, they have helped congregations in all 50 states. Partners is the only national advocate for the sound stewardship and active community use of America's older religious properties. Informed by its research, Partners is building a shared sense of responsibility for the future of sacred places.

Financial

85.00

Accountability & Transparency

77.00

This rating was published 09/01/2021 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)
85.7%
  Administrative Expenses 10.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.32
  Program Expenses Growth 21.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 84.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Partners for Sacred Places on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Partners for Sacred Places on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Partners for Sacred Places (PA) 80.58
Morven Museum & Garden (NJ) 92.14
National Trust for Historic Preservation (DC) 88.40
Archaeological Conservancy (NM) 85.24
Historic Columbia (SC) 86.41

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,793,474
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $3,834
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $8,133
Total Contributions $1,805,441
   Program Service Revenue $667,581
Total Primary Revenue $2,473,022
   Other Revenue $2,224
TOTAL REVENUE $2,475,246
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,587,717
   Administrative Expenses $247,917
   Fundraising Expenses $69,407
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,905,041
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-429,795
   
Net Assets $791,743

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
Consulting and Training $2,039,281 78.8%
Grants to Sacred Places $436,557 16.9%
Research $111,879 4.3%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 09/01/2021 80.58
2018-12 05/01/2020 81.17
2017-12 07/01/2019 81.31
2016-12 09/01/2018 78.32
2015-12 07/01/2017 74.74
2014-12 06/01/2016 76.41
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 07/01/2015 76.49
2012-12 04/01/2014 74.16
2011-12 04/01/2013 76.36

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

EIN 23-2560361
Name in IRS Master File PARTNERS FOR SACRED PLACES INC
NTEE Code A82
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 (379) Other conservation, environmental or beautification 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 July, 1989
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$173,323 5.96% A. Robert Jaeger President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Partners for Sacred Places (PA) 80.58
Historic Columbia (SC) 86.41
World Monuments Fund (NY) 85.38
The Mount (MA) 89.33
New York Landmarks Conservancy (NY) 86.57

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Charity Contact Info

Partners for Sacred Places
1700 Sansom Street
10th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19103
tel: (215) 567-3234
fax: (215) 567-3235
EIN: 23-2560361

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Board Leadership

Rev. Katherine Glaze Lyle
Chair

CEO

A. Robert Jaeger
President

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