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Human Services : Rescue Missions

Urban Ministries of Durham

Food, Shelter and a Future

four stars

91.45

410 Liberty Street P.O. Box 249
Durham, NC 27701
tel: (919) 682-0538   Web Site
EIN: 58-1505891

Board Leadership
Yolanda Brown
Chair

CEO
Sheldon Mitchell
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.45 four stars
  Financial 95.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 11/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of Urban Ministries of Durham (UMD) is to provide food, clothing, shelter and supportive services to our neighbors in need. Our core values are to carry out this mission while providing a welcoming, caring and compassionate environment that affirms the dignity of our guests, volunteers and staff. Urban Ministries of Durham was developed and is partially supported by a diverse group of faith communities as well as many individuals, foundations, corporations, and levels of government. UMD distinguishes itself from other organizations that care for Durham's homeless and impoverished neighbors by serving as a comprehensive service provider of food, shelter, clothing and supportive services for over 6,000 men, women and children annually.

The mission of Urban Ministries of Durham (UMD) is to provide food, clothing, shelter and supportive services to our neighbors in need. Our core values are to carry out this mission while providing a welcoming, caring and compassionate environment that affirms the dignity of our guests, volunteers and staff. Urban Ministries of Durham was developed and is partially supported by a diverse group of faith communities as well as many individuals, foundations, corporations, and levels of government. UMD distinguishes itself from other organizations that care for Durham's homeless and impoverished neighbors by serving as a comprehensive service provider of food, shelter, clothing and supportive services for over 6,000 men, women and children annually.

Impact & Results Score

Score
100/100
Program Name: Community Shelter
Program Name: Community Shelter

Note: The Impact & Results score currently has no effect on the nonprofit's Star Rating.

The Impact & Results score is a measure of how well a nonprofit delivers on its stated mission. To issue a score, Charity Navigator estimates the actual impact the nonprofit has on the lives of those it serves, and determines whether it is making good use of donor resources to achieve that impact. Learn more about our Impact & Results methodology here.

Program Activities
Urban Ministries Of Durham provides people experiencing homelessness with a temporary place to stay.
Impact Statement
$20 provides a night of shelter for a person experiencing homelessness.
Assessment Benchmark
Impact & Results scores of emergency shelters are based on the cost of providing a night of shelter relative to the Fair Market Rent in that county. Programs receive an Impact & Results score of 100 if they are less than 200% the cost of a meal and a score of 75 if they are less than 400%. If a nonprofit reports impact but doesn't meet the threshold for cost-effectiveness, it earns a score of 50.
Methodology
ImpactMatters analyzed publicly available data to rate the cost-effectiveness of Urban Ministries of Durham.
Data Source
We look for self-reported shelter nights. If we cannot find this information we estimate it using HIC data.
Method for Attributing Outcomes
We assume that the provision of shelter by one nonprofit does not diminish the provision of shelter by any other (neighboring) nonprofit. We also assume there is, in general, no slack capacity in the homeless shelter system. In the absence of a given shelter, beneficiaries would not be able to stay at another shelter because other shelters are assumed to have no beds to spare. We therefore set the counterfactual to zero.
Details
Analysis conducted by ImpactMatters and published on November 22, 2019.
This impact information is current as of September 2020, when it was provided to us by ImpactMatters. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

four stars

95.00

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 11/01/2019 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 8.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.90
  Program Expenses Growth 8.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Urban Ministries of Durham on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
Joint Cost Allocation Adjustment applied. Learn more.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Urban Ministries of Durham on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Urban Ministries of Durham (NC) 91.45 four stars
Nashville Rescue Mission (TN) 87.32 three stars
Primavera Foundation (AZ) 94.37 four stars
Christian Services (MS) 90.91 four stars
MorningStar Mission Ministries (IL) 86.95 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,621,634
   Federated Campaigns $85,348
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $564,998
Total Contributions $3,271,980
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $3,271,980
   Other Revenue $150,680
TOTAL REVENUE $3,422,660
   
EXPENSES (Adjusted)  
   Program Expenses $2,749,922
   Administrative Expenses $293,937
   Fundraising Expenses $193,562
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,237,421
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $185,239
   
Net Assets $2,740,024

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 Shelter $1,276,517 46.0%
Community Café $934,199 33.7%
Food Pantry & Clothing Closet $561,615 20.3%

Ratings History
Urban Ministries of Durham has received 6 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 11/01/2019 91.45 four stars
2017-06 07/01/2018 94.59 four stars
2016-06 07/01/2017 95.83 four stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 95.62 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 95.49 four stars
2013-06 04/01/2014 92.86 four stars
2012-06 05/01/2013 84.11 three stars
2011-06 09/01/2012 95.11 four 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 58-1505891
Name in IRS Master File URBAN MINISTRIES OF DURHAM 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 (429) Other inner city or community benefit activities
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 Central - the organization is a central type organization (no group exemption) of a National, Regional or Geographic grouping of organizations.
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date July, 1983
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
$89,152 2.75% Sheldon Mitchell Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Urban Ministries of Durham (NC) 91.45 four stars
City Rescue Mission of Lansing (MI) 91.72 four stars
Atlanta Mission (GA) 94.78 four stars
Everett Gospel Mission (WA) 85.41 three stars
The CornerStone Rescue Mission (SD) 95.84 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Urban Ministries of Durham
410 Liberty Street
P.O. Box 249
Durham, NC 27701
tel: (919) 682-0538
fax: (919) 688-7969
EIN: 58-1505891

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Board Leadership

Yolanda Brown
Chair

CEO

Sheldon Mitchell
Executive Director

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