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Community Development : Housing and Neighborhood Development

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Chattanooga

There's no place like home

four stars

90.97

1201 East Main Street Chattanooga, TN 37408
tel: (423) 756-0507   Web Site
EIN: 62-1260347

Board Leadership
Don McDowell
President

CEO
David Butler
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.97 four stars
  Financial 93.52 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Chattanooga Area is a locally organized and governed nonprofit, ecumenical Christian housing organization that has been building simple, decent and affordable homes in Chattanooga, Tennessee, since 1986. Habitat for Humanity of Greater Chattanooga partners with volunteers and low income families to build affordable housing. The houses are sold to these families at no profit and with no interest. As part of its ministry, Habitat for Humanity of Greater Chattanooga also operates the ReStore, a building materials store featuring building materials and some home goods, at up to 50-75% off retail. Proceeds from the store support Habitat's ongoing work in the construction of more homes for people in need in our area.

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Chattanooga Area is a locally organized and governed nonprofit, ecumenical Christian housing organization that has been building simple, decent and affordable homes in Chattanooga, Tennessee, since 1986. Habitat for Humanity of Greater Chattanooga partners with volunteers and low income families to build affordable housing. The houses are sold to these families at no profit and with no interest. As part of its ministry, Habitat for Humanity of Greater Chattanooga also operates the ReStore, a building materials store featuring building materials and some home goods, at up to 50-75% off retail. Proceeds from the store support Habitat's ongoing work in the construction of more homes for people in need in our area.

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Financial

four stars

93.52

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 08/01/2019 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)
84.0%
  Administrative Expenses 13.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.90
  Program Expenses Growth 8.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 17.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Habitat for Humanity of Greater Chattanooga on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Habitat for Humanity of Greater Chattanooga on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Habitat for Humanity of Greater Chattanooga (TN) 90.97 four stars
Habitat for Humanity of Omaha (NE) 98.23 four stars
Greater Des Moines Habitat for Humanity (IA) 91.57 four stars
Habitat for Humanity of Orange County, California (CA) 96.46 four stars
Paterson Habitat for Humanity (NJ) 94.69 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $620,161
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $440,481
Total Contributions $1,060,642
   Program Service Revenue $955,167
Total Primary Revenue $2,015,809
   Other Revenue $1,129,026
TOTAL REVENUE $3,144,835
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,883,129
   Administrative Expenses $427,157
   Fundraising Expenses $61,923
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,372,209
   
Payments to Affiliates $21,499
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-227,374
   
Net Assets $2,704,723

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 Building $1,469,845 51.0%
ReStore $1,046,555 36.3%
Recruiting and Identifying Partner Families $141,105 4.9%

Ratings History
Habitat for Humanity of Greater Chattanooga has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 08/01/2019 90.97 four stars
2017-06 07/01/2018 91.92 four stars
2016-06 07/01/2017 91.84 four stars
2015-06 08/01/2016 91.76 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 89.01 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 83.28 three stars
2013-06 11/01/2014 89.75 three stars
2012-06 10/01/2013 88.56 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 62-1260347
Name in IRS Master File HABITAT FOR HUMANITY OF GREATER CHATTANOOGA
NTEE Code L20
NTEE Classification Housing Development, Construction, Management
NTEE Type Housing, Shelter
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 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 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, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$100,000 2.96% David Butler President & CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Habitat for Humanity of Greater Chattanooga (TN) 90.97 four stars
Habitat for Humanity of Orange County (NC) 91.35 four stars
Habitat for Humanity of Summit County (OH) 92.46 four stars
Habitat for Humanity of Greater Dayton (OH) 92.60 four stars
New Orleans Area Habitat for Humanity (LA) 87.97 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Chattanooga
1201 East Main Street
Chattanooga, TN 37408
tel: (423) 756-0507
fax: (423) 756-0509
EIN: 62-1260347

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Board Leadership

Don McDowell
President

CEO

David Butler
Executive Director

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