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Human Services : Children's and Family Services

Palmer Home for Children

A Christian's home where hope still grows

three stars

83.77

912 11th Avenue South Columbus, MS 39701
tel: (855) 672-5637   Web Site
EIN: 64-0334999

Board Leadership
Alan Walters
Chairman

CEO
Drake Bassett
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 83.77 three stars
  Financial 79.87 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 05/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of Palmer Home for Children is to reflect the hope and love of Christ by providing a stable, long-term Christ-centered home for children who lack an adequate family structure. To that end Palmer Home, as it has since 1895, remains committed to privately-funded, non-government child care which keeps siblings together, models evangelical Christian values, mends emotional scars, restores self-esteem, and provides for each child the full opportunity to reach his or her God-given potential.

The mission of Palmer Home for Children is to reflect the hope and love of Christ by providing a stable, long-term Christ-centered home for children who lack an adequate family structure. To that end Palmer Home, as it has since 1895, remains committed to privately-funded, non-government child care which keeps siblings together, models evangelical Christian values, mends emotional scars, restores self-esteem, and provides for each child the full opportunity to reach his or her God-given potential.

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Financial

two stars

79.87

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 05/01/2019 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)
68.7%
  Administrative Expenses 12.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 18.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.19
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.41
  Program Expenses Growth 2.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Palmer Home for Children on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Palmer Home for Children on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Palmer Home for Children (MS) 83.77 three stars
Infant Crisis Services (OK) 91.55 four stars
Bo's Place (TX) 86.71 three stars
Common Threads (TX) 91.66 four stars
Children's Advocacy Center of Collier County (FL) 87.85 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,926,708
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $5,926,708
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $5,926,708
   Other Revenue $1,714,547
TOTAL REVENUE $7,641,255
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,285,933
   Administrative Expenses $635,008
   Fundraising Expenses $1,021,383
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,942,324
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,698,931
   
Net Assets $22,685,532

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 05/01/2019 83.77 three stars
2017-06 07/01/2018 84.36 three stars
2016-06 07/01/2017 82.84 three stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 83.96 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 88.93 three stars
2013-06 07/01/2014 82.72 three stars
2012-06 08/01/2013 81.90 three stars
2011-06 02/01/2013 87.37 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 64-0334999
Name in IRS Master File PALMER HOME FOR CHILDREN
NTEE Code P73
NTEE Classification Group Home (Long Term)
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (399) Other housing 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 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, 1946
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
$196,110 3.30% Drake Bassett President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Palmer Home for Children (MS) 83.77 three stars
Crosstown Learning Center (OK) 90.66 four stars
Tim Tebow Foundation (FL) 92.92 four stars
Boys and Girls Country of Houston (TX) 90.85 four stars
KIDS Center (OR) 89.59 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Palmer Home for Children
912 11th Avenue South
Columbus, MS 39701
tel: (855) 672-5637
EIN: 64-0334999

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 746
Columbus, MS 39703

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Board Leadership

Alan Walters
Chairman

CEO

Drake Bassett
President and CEO

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