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Human Services : Children's and Family Services

Masonic Home of Georgia

Providing an environment for youth to develop themselves

three stars

87.50

P.O. Box 4183 Macon, GA 31208
tel: (478) 743-5154   Web Site
EIN: 58-0140568

Board Leadership
F. Andrew Lane, Jr
Grand Master

CEO
John Snipes
Superintendent

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.50 three stars
  Financial 90.65 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 12/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Since June 14, 1905 the Masonic Home of Georgia has served over 2,100 children in need from the State of Georgia. The Home is located on 650 acres in Macon, "the Heart of Georgia." The ideal location makes it easily accessible to all of Georgia. The Home is non-profit organization that is funded by the Masons of Georgia. Presently in Georgia there are 433 lodges with over 47,000 members. The Home is a residential child care facility that provides basic care to children in need. Residential child care is defined as the appropriate placement of children whose care cannot be provided in their own home or for whom group care is a positive alternative.

Since June 14, 1905 the Masonic Home of Georgia has served over 2,100 children in need from the State of Georgia. The Home is located on 650 acres in Macon, "the Heart of Georgia." The ideal location makes it easily accessible to all of Georgia. The Home is non-profit organization that is funded by the Masons of Georgia. Presently in Georgia there are 433 lodges with over 47,000 members. The Home is a residential child care facility that provides basic care to children in need. Residential child care is defined as the appropriate placement of children whose care cannot be provided in their own home or for whom group care is a positive alternative.

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Financial

four stars

90.65

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 12/01/2018 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)
87.0%
  Administrative Expenses 9.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.75
  Program Expenses Growth -0.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Masonic Home of Georgia on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Masonic Home of Georgia on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Masonic Home of Georgia (GA) 87.50 three stars
Nebraska Children and Families Foundation (NE) 91.65 four stars
All Our Kin (CT) 96.42 four stars
Child Crisis Arizona (AZ) 97.39 four stars
The Crystal Charity Ball (TX) 87.98 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,466,938
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $337,673
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,804,611
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $3,804,611
   Other Revenue $91,322
TOTAL REVENUE $3,895,933
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,610,130
   Administrative Expenses $303,580
   Fundraising Expenses $56,360
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,970,070
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,925,863
   
Net Assets $29,415,881

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
Rearing Homeless Children $1,610,130 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-08 12/01/2018 87.50 three stars
2016-08 02/01/2018 89.39 three stars
2015-08 02/01/2017 86.55 three stars
2014-08 06/01/2016 85.35 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-08 11/01/2015 86.54 three stars
2013-08 12/22/2014 70.66 two stars
2012-08 08/01/2013 68.43 one star
2011-08 02/01/2013 68.27 one star

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 58-0140568
Name in IRS Master File FREE & ACCEPTED MASONS OF GEORGIA
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 (326) Care and housing of children (orphanage, etc)
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 Subordinate - the organization is a subordinate in a group ruling.
Group Name FREE & ACCEPTED MASONS OF GEORGIA
Ruling Date May, 1953
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End August
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • August, 2017
  • August, 2016
  • August, 2015
  • August, 2014
  • August, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
None reported -- This organization did not report a CEO

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Masonic Home of Georgia (GA) 87.50 three stars
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Charity Contact Info

Masonic Home of Georgia
P.O. Box 4183
Macon, GA 31208
tel: (478) 743-5154
fax: (478) 738-3972
EIN: 58-0140568

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Board Leadership

F. Andrew Lane, Jr
Grand Master

CEO

John Snipes
Superintendent

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