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Nehemiah Center

Motivates, Inspires, Equips

three stars

84.08

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

Board Leadership
Jennifer Black
President

CEO
Tonia Labbé
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 84.08 three stars
  Financial 77.49 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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.

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.

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Financial

two stars

77.49

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 08/01/2019 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)
75.7%
  Administrative Expenses 8.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 16.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.18
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.19
  Program Expenses Growth -1.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 15.6%
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.

Constituent Voice

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How is the organization collecting feedback?
Electronic surveys (by email, tablet, etc)
How is the organization using feedback?
To identify and remedy poor client service experiences, To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To identify where we are less inclusive or equitable across demographic groups, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve
With whom is the organization sharing feedback?
The people we serve, Our staff, Our board, Our funders, Our community partners
What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?
It is difficult to get the people we serve to respond to requests for feedback, The people we serve tell us they find data collection burdensome, It is difficult to identify actionable feedback
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Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Nehemiah Center (TX) 84.08 three stars
Word of Life Fellowship (NY) 95.57 four stars
FOCUS (Fellowship of Christians in Universities and Schools, Inc.) (CT) 98.80 four stars
Hillel: The Foundation for Jewish Campus Life (DC) 86.42 three stars
DiscipleMakers (PA) 87.82 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $998,535
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $435,505
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $69,500
Total Contributions $1,503,540
   Program Service Revenue $145,219
Total Primary Revenue $1,648,759
   Other Revenue $-26,351
TOTAL REVENUE $1,622,408
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,085,884
   Administrative Expenses $134,384
   Fundraising Expenses $246,604
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,466,872
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $155,536
   
Net Assets $1,951,303

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
The Academic Enrichment Program (AEP) $325,956 30.0%
College Prep Program $321,098 29.6%
Pre-Kindergarten Program $268,090 24.7%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 08/01/2019 84.08 three stars
2017-06 08/01/2018 88.72 three stars
2016-06 04/01/2018 90.71 four stars
2016-06 12/01/2017 89.47 three stars
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, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$88,216 6.01% Tonia Labbé Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Nehemiah Center (TX) 84.08 three stars
Young Life (CO) 95.09 four stars
Hillel: The Foundation for Jewish Campus Life (DC) 86.42 three stars
Interface Ministries (GA) 91.47 four stars
Interfaith Youth Core (IL) 92.15 four 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

Jennifer Black
President

CEO

Tonia Labbé
Executive Director

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