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Community Development : Housing and Neighborhood Development

Urban Homeworks

Rebuilding Neighborhoods. Reconnecting People. Reclaiming Hope.

two stars

77.22

2015 Emerson Avenue North Minneapolis, MN 55411
tel: (612) 724-9002   Web Site
EIN: 41-1821520

Board Leadership
Paula Haywood
Board Chair

CEO
Chad Schwitters
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 77.22 two stars
  Financial 71.49 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of Urban Homeworks is to perpetuate the hope of Jesus Christ through innovative community development that produces dignified housing for low-income families, a strategic network of good neighbors and the redemptive development of real estate. Since 1995, Urban Homeworks has been responding to the voices of our neighbors by providing dignified housing opportunities, creating space for construction training, intentionally weaving together a network of engaged neighbors, and mobilizing volunteers. Our focus on stability and connecting resources so that individual and communal assets emerge, thrive, and invigorate our neighborhoods has resulted in more than 200 redeveloped properties and a network of 17,000 volunteers, 1,200 construction trainees, and over 400 Urban Neighbors.

The mission of Urban Homeworks is to perpetuate the hope of Jesus Christ through innovative community development that produces dignified housing for low-income families, a strategic network of good neighbors and the redemptive development of real estate. Since 1995, Urban Homeworks has been responding to the voices of our neighbors by providing dignified housing opportunities, creating space for construction training, intentionally weaving together a network of engaged neighbors, and mobilizing volunteers. Our focus on stability and connecting resources so that individual and communal assets emerge, thrive, and invigorate our neighborhoods has resulted in more than 200 redeveloped properties and a network of 17,000 volunteers, 1,200 construction trainees, and over 400 Urban Neighbors.

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Financial

two stars

71.49

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 02/01/2020 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)
77.2%
  Administrative Expenses 10.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.27
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.86
  Program Expenses Growth 1.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 89.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Urban Homeworks on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Urban Homeworks on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Urban Homeworks (MN) 77.22 two stars
The Jerusalem Foundation (NY) 87.25 three stars
New Jersey Future (NJ) 91.50 four stars
Oklahoma Center for Nonprofits (OK) 93.46 four stars
Initiative for A Competitive Inner City (ICIC) (MA) 92.19 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,657,265
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $182,864
Total Contributions $2,840,129
   Program Service Revenue $3,681,162
Total Primary Revenue $6,521,291
   Other Revenue $-183,198
TOTAL REVENUE $6,338,093
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,086,370
   Administrative Expenses $942,403
   Fundraising Expenses $611,371
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,640,144
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $697,949
   
Net Assets $5,019,344

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
Rental Programs $1,803,937 44.1%
Real Estate Development $697,602 17.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 02/01/2020 77.22 two stars
2017-12 06/01/2019 83.01 three stars
2016-12 06/01/2018 85.51 three stars
2015-12 06/01/2017 85.18 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 84.61 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 86.01 three stars
2013-12 03/01/2015 89.27 three stars
2012-12 12/20/2013 90.50 four stars
2011-12 09/01/2013 92.08 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 41-1821520
Name in IRS Master File URBAN HOMEWORKS INC
NTEE Code S21
NTEE Classification Community Coalitions
NTEE Type Community Improvement, Capacity Building
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
(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 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 May, 1996
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$132,203 2.34% Chad Schwitters Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Urban Homeworks (MN) 77.22 two stars
Puente (CA) 92.86 four stars
Robin Hood Foundation (NY) 97.02 four stars
ULI Foundation (DC) 95.63 four stars
Fifth Avenue Committee (NY) 88.53 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Urban Homeworks
2015 Emerson Avenue North
Minneapolis, MN 55411
tel: (612) 724-9002
EIN: 41-1821520

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Board Leadership

Paula Haywood
Board Chair

CEO

Chad Schwitters
Executive Director

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