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Nehemiah Center

Motivates, Inspires, Equips

four stars

90.92

5015 Fannin Street Houston, TX 77004
tel: (713) 526-5015   Web Site
EIN: 76-0437157

Board Leadership
John Reed
President

CEO
Tonia Labbé
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.92 four stars
  Financial 87.17 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2016 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

three stars

87.17

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 11/01/2016 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)
75.1%
  Administrative Expenses 9.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 15.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.16
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.45
  Program Expenses Growth 6.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 12.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Nehemiah Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Nehemiah Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Nehemiah Center (TX) 90.92 four stars
Fellowship of Christian Athletes (MO) 96.07 four stars
InterVarsity Christian Fellowship/USA (WI) 93.49 four stars
Military Community Youth Ministries (CO) 89.21 three stars
Word of Life Fellowship (NY) 89.43 three stars

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The Nehemiah Center is a Christian-based organization that offers academic, emotional, cultural, social and spiritual enrichment for at-risk children and their families in Houston. Our mission is to create a safe haven in which children are motivated, inspired, and equipped to realize their God-given potential. Our vision is to help develop in a child a sense of self-worth, Christian values and direction that will ensure his/her lifetime self-determination.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $857,724
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $489,817
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,347,541
   Program Service Revenue $134,528
Total Primary Revenue $1,482,069
   Other Revenue $-15,415
TOTAL REVENUE $1,466,654
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,148,287
   Administrative Expenses $147,147
   Fundraising Expenses $235,434
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,530,868
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-64,214
   
Net Assets $2,160,005

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
Nehemiah Middle School $406,090 35.4%
The Academic Enrichment Program (AEP) $241,038 21.0%
Pre-Kindergarten Program $209,038 18.2%

Ratings History
Nehemiah Center has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 11/01/2016 90.92 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 90.98 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 89.47 three stars
2013-06 09/01/2014 92.77 four stars
2012-06 07/01/2013 87.14 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 76-0437157
Name in IRS Master File NEHEMIAH CENTER INC
NTEE Code P28
NTEE Classification Neighborhood Centers, Settlement Houses
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(560) Supplying money, goods or services to the poor
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 August, 1994
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, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
  • June, 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
$79,620 5.20% Tonia Labbé Executive Director

The Nehemiah Center is a Christian-based organization that offers academic, emotional, cultural, social and spiritual enrichment for at-risk children and their families in Houston. Our mission is to create a safe haven in which children are motivated, inspired, and equipped to realize their God-given potential. Our vision is to help develop in a child a sense of self-worth, Christian values and direction that will ensure his/her lifetime self-determination.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Nehemiah Center (TX) 90.92 four stars
InterVarsity Christian Fellowship/USA (WI) 93.49 four stars
Interface Ministries (GA) 87.49 three stars
Military Community Youth Ministries (CO) 89.21 three stars
Word of Life Fellowship (NY) 89.43 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Nehemiah Center
5015 Fannin Street
Houston, TX 77004
tel: (713) 526-5015
fax: (713) 526-8687
EIN: 76-0437157

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Board Leadership

John Reed
President

CEO

Tonia Labbé
Executive Director

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