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Community Development : Housing and Neighborhood Development

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Baton Rouge

Building and renovating houses in partnership with the community

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four stars

92.22

6554 Florida Boulevard Suite 200
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
tel: (225) 927-6651   Web Site
EIN: 72-1141747

Board Leadership
Jordan Monsour
President

CEO
Lynn Clark
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.22 four stars
  Financial 99.93 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 09/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Baton Rouge is a Christian-based housing ministry that works in partnership with deserving, low-income families and the community to eliminate poverty housing through building simple, decent homes. We help build community by involving diverse religious, social and business groups in the construction of homes and neighborhoods. In our 21 year history, Habitat for Humanity of Greater Baton Rouge has renovated and built over 280 homes - 248 new construction and 32 major renovations in the parishes of East Baton Rouge.

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Baton Rouge is a Christian-based housing ministry that works in partnership with deserving, low-income families and the community to eliminate poverty housing through building simple, decent homes. We help build community by involving diverse religious, social and business groups in the construction of homes and neighborhoods. In our 21 year history, Habitat for Humanity of Greater Baton Rouge has renovated and built over 280 homes - 248 new construction and 32 major renovations in the parishes of East Baton Rouge.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2018
Number of requests for advocate products or information, including downloads or page views of online material
2,400
Number of overall donors
2,000
Average number of dollars given by new donors
115
Number of press releases developed and distributed
13
Number of media partnerships developed
5
Number of members from priority population attending training
18
Number of participants counseled
84
Number of families served
17
Number of volunteers
3,573
Hours of volunteer service
21,438
Average online donation
115
Number of Facebook followers
2,662
Number of new website visitors
2,400
Number of financial literacy courses conducted
10
Number of applications for housing received from targeted population
218
Number of children and youth who have received access to stable housing
24
Number of houses built
10
Number of housing units financed
11
Number of active church partnerships
17
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This impact information is current as of March 2019, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

four stars

99.93

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 09/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
87.1%
  Administrative Expenses 9.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.02
  Program Expenses Growth 7.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Habitat for Humanity of Greater Baton Rouge on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Habitat for Humanity of Greater Baton Rouge on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Habitat for Humanity of Greater Baton Rouge (LA) 92.22 four stars
Habitat for Humanity Newark (NJ) 89.07 three stars
Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco (CA) 89.54 three stars
Habitat for Humanity Central Arizona (AZ) 90.17 four stars
Habitat for Humanity Greater Orlando & Osceola County (FL) 96.46 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,054,300
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,054,300
   Program Service Revenue $1,376,548
Total Primary Revenue $4,430,848
   Other Revenue $27,312
TOTAL REVENUE $4,458,160
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,382,384
   Administrative Expenses $342,231
   Fundraising Expenses $140,306
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,864,921
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $593,239
   
Net Assets $7,299,280

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
Home Renovation & Sales $3,382,384 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 09/01/2018 92.22 four stars
2016-06 09/01/2017 89.48 three stars
2014-06 02/01/2017 86.99 three stars
2014-06 02/01/2017 86.99 three stars
2013-06 06/01/2016 82.91 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-06 04/01/2015 78.63 two stars
2012-06 02/01/2014 81.93 three stars
2011-06 03/01/2013 84.52 three stars
2011-06 10/01/2012 73.44 two 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 72-1141747
Name in IRS Master File HABITAT FOR HUMANITY INTERNATIONAL INC
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
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 (29) Other religious activities
(380) Low-income housing
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 not deductible
Affiliation Subordinate - the organization is a subordinate in a group ruling.
Group Name HABITAT FOR HUMANITY INTERNATIONAL
Ruling Date January, 1987
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, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012

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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
None reported -- This organization did not report a CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Habitat for Humanity of Greater Baton Rouge (LA) 92.22 four stars
Habitat For Humanity of Eagle and Lake Counties (CO) 91.21 four stars
Habitat for Humanity of San Antonio (TX) 96.42 four stars
Wichita Habitat for Humanity (KS) 87.46 three stars
Habitat for Humanity of Dane County (WI) 93.84 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Baton Rouge
6554 Florida Boulevard
Suite 200
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
tel: (225) 927-6651
EIN: 72-1141747

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Board Leadership

Jordan Monsour
President

CEO

Lynn Clark
Executive Director

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