Disable all preview features

Human Services : Homeless Services

Thrive DC

At the Heart of a New Start

four stars

94.69

1525 Newton Street NW Washington, DC 20010
tel: (202) 737-9311   Web Site
EIN: 52-1485474

Board Leadership
Steve Groeninger
President

CEO
Alicia Horton
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.69 four stars
  Financial 92.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

four stars

92.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 05/01/2017 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)
88.4%
  Administrative Expenses 6.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.29
  Program Expenses Growth 13.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Thrive DC on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Thrive DC on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Thrive DC (DC) 94.69 four stars
Boulder Shelter for the Homeless (CO) 85.67 three stars
Charlotte Family Housing (NC) 93.32 four stars
The Road Home (UT) 93.98 four stars
Father Woody's Haven of Hope (CO) 88.11 three stars

Compare These Charities (Highly Rated)

Founded in 1986, Thrive DC works to prevent and end homelessness by providing vulnerable individuals a comprehensive range of services to help stabilize their lives. Their programs include: Daily Bread/Daily Needs; Links Program; Real Opportunity Training and Employment Support; and a Computer Lab. They envision a city in which the community unites to ensure that vulnerable individuals have the necessary support and resources to lead a fulfilling and stable life free of homelessness.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,011,228
   Federated Campaigns $41,127
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $453,975
Total Contributions $2,506,330
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,506,330
   Other Revenue $988
TOTAL REVENUE $2,507,318
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,380,554
   Administrative Expenses $197,532
   Fundraising Expenses $83,356
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,661,442
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-154,124
   
Net Assets $753,973

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
Daily Bread/Daily Needs Program $1,959,696 82.3%
Links Program $167,138 7.0%
Job Readiness $146,095 6.1%

Ratings History
Thrive DC has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 05/01/2017 94.69 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 92.74 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 11/01/2015 93.39 four stars
2013-12 06/01/2015 95.59 four stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 85.35 three stars
2011-12 07/01/2013 88.34 three stars
2011-12 06/01/2013 87.04 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 52-1485474
Name in IRS Master File THRIVE DC
NTEE Code K34
NTEE Classification Congregate Meals
NTEE Type Food, Agriculture and Nutrition
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (560) Supplying money, goods or services to the poor
(408) Community service organization
(994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
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, 1987
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • 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).

We invite you to share your opinions, thoughts, experiences, and stories about this charity here to help inform the decisions of other donors.  
Need more help getting started? Check out our FAQs.
 
This tool is not for questions about Charity Navigator, such as how we derived this charity’s rating. We will happily answer those questions if you contact us directly. Likewise, if you have questions for this charity, then we encourage you to contact the charity directly (we include the charity’s contact information in the upper left-hand corner of this page) since few charities regularly monitor this commenting tool.

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$114,423 4.29% Alicia Horton Executive Director

Founded in 1986, Thrive DC works to prevent and end homelessness by providing vulnerable individuals a comprehensive range of services to help stabilize their lives. Their programs include: Daily Bread/Daily Needs; Links Program; Real Opportunity Training and Employment Support; and a Computer Lab. They envision a city in which the community unites to ensure that vulnerable individuals have the necessary support and resources to lead a fulfilling and stable life free of homelessness.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Thrive DC (DC) 94.69 four stars
Dégagé Ministries (MI) 86.64 three stars
Vision House (WA) 94.59 four stars
Coalition for the Homeless of Central Florida (FL) 90.01 four stars
ACCESS (OH) 87.18 three 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

Thrive DC
1525 Newton Street NW
Washington, DC 20010
tel: (202) 737-9311
EIN: 52-1485474

Visit Web Site

Board Leadership

Steve Groeninger
President

CEO

Alicia Horton
Executive Director

[ X ]

Did You Know We Are a Charity, Too?

If even a third of the 7 million people who visited our site last year had donated a dollar to Charity Navigator, we would comfortably meet our annual budget and be able to do what so many of you ask us to do every day--rate more charities!

With the support of users like you, we are currently investing in staff and technology. This will allow us to improve the search and organizational features of our site, making it easier to find the information that matters most to you. We will also continue to enhance our evaluation system and metrics.

So, whether you're a first time visitor or a long time user, we ask for your help in achieving our goal. Your gift of any size is most deeply appreciated! Thank You!

With the support of users like you, we are making it easier to find the info that matters most. Thank you!

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.

Help Center