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The Mustard Seed

A Christian Community for Adults with Developmental Disabilities

three stars

86.45

1085 Luckney Road Brandon, MS 39047
tel: (601) 992-3556   Web Site
EIN: 64-0652510

Board Leadership
Lisa Karmacharya
President

CEO
Del Adams
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.45 three stars
  Financial 97.56 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 81.00 three stars
This rating was published 07/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Mustard Seed was created in 1981 to meet the spiritual, physical, emotional and intellectual needs of adults with developmental disabilities by providing a loving and protected Christian community and meaningful activities that allow the participants to fulfill the potential God created within them. We have two group homes on the Mustard Seed campus. Our homes house ten women and eight men in a family-like setting and help our residents win victories and learn life skills while living in a loving and supportive environment. Our Seedsters participate in a ceramic art therapy program Monday-Thursday during our day program.

The Mustard Seed was created in 1981 to meet the spiritual, physical, emotional and intellectual needs of adults with developmental disabilities by providing a loving and protected Christian community and meaningful activities that allow the participants to fulfill the potential God created within them. We have two group homes on the Mustard Seed campus. Our homes house ten women and eight men in a family-like setting and help our residents win victories and learn life skills while living in a loving and supportive environment. Our Seedsters participate in a ceramic art therapy program Monday-Thursday during our day program.

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Financial

four stars

97.56

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

81.00

This rating was published 07/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
90.8%
  Administrative Expenses 4.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.77
  Program Expenses Growth 7.6%
  Liabilities to Assets < 0.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Mustard Seed on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Mustard Seed on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Mustard Seed (MS) 86.45 three stars
Pine Tree Society (ME) 96.46 four stars
The Center for Enriched Living (IL) 85.78 three stars
Adaptive Sports Center (CO) 94.52 four stars
Turnstone Center for Disabled Children and Adults (IN) 91.16 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $558,786
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $558,786
   Program Service Revenue $761,804
Total Primary Revenue $1,320,590
   Other Revenue $13,233
TOTAL REVENUE $1,333,823
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,277,758
   Administrative Expenses $64,326
   Fundraising Expenses $57,656
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,399,740
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-65,917
   
Net Assets $3,761,960

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
Ceramics and Art Workshop $487,417 38.1%
Activity Center $371,031 29.0%
Group Home $204,371 16.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-04 07/01/2020 86.45 three stars
2018-04 03/01/2019 86.29 three stars
2017-04 06/01/2018 86.46 three stars
2016-04 06/01/2017 86.56 three stars
2015-04 06/01/2016 86.56 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2015-04 02/01/2016 86.43 three stars
2014-04 09/01/2015 86.55 three stars
2013-04 03/01/2014 89.28 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 64-0652510
Name in IRS Master File THE MUSTARD SEED INC
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
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 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 October, 1981
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End April
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • April, 2018
  • April, 2017
  • April, 2016
  • April, 2015
  • April, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$70,664 5.04% Del Harrington Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Mustard Seed (MS) 86.45 three stars
Turnstone Center for Disabled Children and Adults (IN) 91.16 four stars
The Center for Enriched Living (IL) 85.78 three stars
The Asperger-Autism Network (MA) 89.16 three stars
Variety - the Children's Charity of the Delaware Valley (PA) 85.66 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

The Mustard Seed
1085 Luckney Road
Brandon, MS 39047
tel: (601) 992-3556
fax: (601) 992-0170
EIN: 64-0652510

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Board Leadership

Lisa Karmacharya
President

CEO

Del Adams
Executive Director

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