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Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education

The San Diego LGBT Community Center

Enhancing and sustaining the health and well-being of the LGBT and HIV communities

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three stars

88.43

3909 Centre Street San Diego, CA 92103
tel: (619) 692-2077   Web Site
EIN: 23-7332048

Board Leadership
G. Joyce Rowland & Simonne Ruff
Co-Chairs

CEO
Delores Jacobs
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.43 three stars
  Financial 83.92 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1973, the mission of The San Diego LGBT Community Center is to enhance and sustain the health and well-being of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and HIV communities by providing activities, programs and services that create community; empower community members; provide essential resources; advocate for civil and human rights; and embrace, promote and support their cultural diversity. The Center provides direct program services to the many different facets of the LGBT community, including men, women, youth, seniors, families, LGBT Latino community members and their families, and those struggling with HIV.

Founded in 1973, the mission of The San Diego LGBT Community Center is to enhance and sustain the health and well-being of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and HIV communities by providing activities, programs and services that create community; empower community members; provide essential resources; advocate for civil and human rights; and embrace, promote and support their cultural diversity. The Center provides direct program services to the many different facets of the LGBT community, including men, women, youth, seniors, families, LGBT Latino community members and their families, and those struggling with HIV.

Impact Information

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Program Name: The Sunburst Youth Housing Project
Problem

In the US, over 40% of homeless youth identify as LGBTQ. Many of these youth were ejected from their homes because of their sexual orientation. Due to their homelessness, they are at high risk for drug abuse and/or survival sex, which is performing sexual acts out of extreme need. The Sunburst Housing Project has helped 100's of youth with a 97% success rate, meaning that 97% of it's residents have moved on to live independently, attend college, or obtain full time employment after vacating.

Strategy

Sunburst provides each resident with their own studio apartment and a welcome kit that includes clothing, basic household supplies and a hygiene kit. It is approximately $23,000 per year, per resident, to fund the project. These funds come from donations and government grants only. MARYAH's strategy is to raise donation funds through social events and online fundraising in order to provide the Project enough money to continue.

IF:THEN

IF If homeless LGBTQ youth have access to affordable, supportive housing, along with occupational and health services...

THEN We can reduce the percentage of homeless youth that identify as LGBTQ in San Diego
This impact information is current as of October 2018, when it was provided to us by Classy. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

three stars

83.92

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
85.2%
  Administrative Expenses 8.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.68
  Program Expenses Growth 2.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 53.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The San Diego LGBT Community Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The San Diego LGBT Community Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The San Diego LGBT Community Center (CA) 88.43 three stars
The Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Community Center of Colorado (CO) 85.48 three stars
OutRight Action International (NY) 85.97 three stars
Equality California Institute (CA) 90.71 four stars
Los Angeles LGBT Center (CA) 94.28 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,786,412
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $2,618,909
Total Contributions $7,405,321
   Program Service Revenue $31,186
Total Primary Revenue $7,436,507
   Other Revenue $270,947
TOTAL REVENUE $7,707,454
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,919,611
   Administrative Expenses $695,544
   Fundraising Expenses $455,116
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,070,271
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,637,183
   
Net Assets $4,291,556

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
Community Programs $2,483,777 50.5%
Behavioral Health Services $1,252,915 25.5%
Other $594,362 12.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 07/01/2019 88.43 three stars
2017-06 07/01/2018 89.51 three stars
2016-06 07/01/2017 87.61 three stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 90.91 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 93.27 four stars
2013-06 02/01/2014 95.07 four stars
2012-06 07/01/2013 86.68 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 23-7332048
Name in IRS Master File SAN DIEGO LESBIAN GAY BISEXUAL AND TRANSGENDER COMMUNITY CENTER
NTEE Code G82
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 (995) Described in section 509(a)(2) of the Code
(296) Community center
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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, 1974
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$234,970 3.87% Delores Jacobs Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The San Diego LGBT Community Center (CA) 88.43 three stars
Affirmations (MI) 88.23 three stars
Genders & Sexualities Alliance Network (CA) 85.88 three stars
GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders (GLAD) (MA) 90.21 four stars
Equality California Institute (CA) 90.71 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

The San Diego LGBT Community Center
3909 Centre Street
San Diego, CA 92103
tel: (619) 692-2077
fax: (619) 260-3092
EIN: 23-7332048

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Board Leadership

G. Joyce Rowland & Simonne Ruff
Co-Chairs

CEO

Delores Jacobs
Chief Executive Officer

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