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Human Services : Homeless Services

Pillars

Providing shelter, support, and solutions to address the housing needs in our community.

three stars

88.89

605 E. Hancock Street Appleton, WI 54911
tel: (920) 734-9192   Web Site
EIN: 39-1447152

Board Leadership
Thomas Veeser
President

CEO
Jerome Martin
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.89 three stars
  Financial 88.80 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 04/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

From homelessness to coming home, Pillars provides shelter, support, and solutions to address the housing needs in our community. Though established in 2018, when the Fox Valley Warming Shelter, Homeless Connections, and Housing Partnership of the Fox Cities consolidated, Pillars has nearly 80 years of collective experience in working to solve homelessness in the Fox Cities.

From homelessness to coming home, Pillars provides shelter, support, and solutions to address the housing needs in our community. Though established in 2018, when the Fox Valley Warming Shelter, Homeless Connections, and Housing Partnership of the Fox Cities consolidated, Pillars has nearly 80 years of collective experience in working to solve homelessness in the Fox Cities.

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Financial

three stars

88.80

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 04/01/2019 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)
80.8%
  Administrative Expenses 10.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.22
  Program Expenses Growth -1.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Pillars on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Pillars on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Pillars (WI) 88.89 three stars
Christ House (DC) 89.82 three stars
CHUM (MN) 94.83 four stars
Rainbow Village (GA) 87.76 three stars
WINGS Program, Inc. (IL) 92.95 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,102,042
   Federated Campaigns $177,675
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $108,175
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $378,960
Total Contributions $1,766,852
   Program Service Revenue $20,205
Total Primary Revenue $1,787,057
   Other Revenue $13,829
TOTAL REVENUE $1,800,886
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,338,535
   Administrative Expenses $206,874
   Fundraising Expenses $154,226
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,699,635
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $101,251
   
Net Assets $2,643,977

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
Shelter Program $880,054 65.7%
Case Management $234,603 17.5%
Prevention $33,506 2.5%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 04/01/2019 88.89 three stars
2016-12 04/01/2018 93.37 four stars
2015-12 08/01/2017 92.24 four stars
2014-12 07/01/2016 90.45 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 87.68 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 03/01/2016 79.44 two stars
2013-12 06/01/2015 81.02 three stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 87.65 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 39-1447152
Name in IRS Master File HOMELESS CONNECTIONS INC
NTEE Code L41
NTEE Classification Homeless, Temporary Shelter For
NTEE Type Housing, Shelter
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 September, 1983
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$82,184 4.83% Jerome Martin Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Pillars (WI) 88.89 three stars
Family Promise (NJ) 99.95 four stars
Calvary Women's Services (DC) 90.43 four stars
Carpenter's Shelter (VA) 85.84 three stars
Sunnyvale Community Services (CA) 95.25 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Pillars
605 E. Hancock Street
Appleton, WI 54911
tel: (920) 734-9192
fax: (920) 731-7087
EIN: 39-1447152

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Board Leadership

Thomas Veeser
President

CEO

Jerome Martin
Executive Director

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