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Mercy's Gate

Rescuing from Crisis. Restoring Hope.

two stars

75.84

4360 Montebello 4360 Montebello Drive; Suite 300
Colorado Springs, CO 80918
tel: (719) 277-7470   Web Site
EIN: 84-1093341

Board Leadership
Jeanne Conder
Chair

CEO
Jason Dilger
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 75.84 two stars
  Financial 79.08 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 73.00 two stars
This rating was published 07/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

two stars

79.08

Accountability & Transparency

two stars

73.00

This rating was published 07/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
81.8%
  Administrative Expenses 10.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.20
  Program Expenses Growth -9.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 6.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Mercy's Gate on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Mercy's Gate on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Mercy's Gate (CO) 75.84 two stars
Downtown Rescue Mission (AL) 86.43 three stars
Urban Ministries of Durham (NC) 95.83 four stars
Rescue Mission, Syracuse (NY) 89.48 three stars
The Rescue Mission, Tacoma (WA) 88.27 three stars

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Mercy's Gate began 35 years ago as a food pantry called Northern Churches Care. Our mission was to join together to love our neighbors in Colorado Springs by helping with their physical, financial, emotional, and spiritual needs. Over the years, we've seen the city's boundaries change and the needs of our community grow. As a result of the increased need, we've grown, expanded our services and programs, and have spread out into three different locations. Every week, through our member churches and faithful volunteers and staff, we provide much-needed food, clothing, help with utilities and rent, medical assistance . . . and most importantly, spiritual care and emotional support. The need is great.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $815,599
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $2,511
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $14,708
Total Contributions $832,818
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $832,818
   Other Revenue $6,626
TOTAL REVENUE $839,444
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $802,052
   Administrative Expenses $190,917
   Fundraising Expenses $107,350
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,100,319
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-260,875
   
Net Assets $231,509

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.

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Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 07/01/2017 75.84 two stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 86.84 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/01/2015 79.64 two stars
2013-12 04/01/2015 79.90 two stars
2012-12 03/01/2014 85.12 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 84-1093341
Name in IRS Master File MERCYS GATE
NTEE Code P20
NTEE Classification Human Service Organizations - Multipurpose
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (2) Association or convention of churches
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, 1998
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
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  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

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

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
None reported -- This organization did not report a CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$62,664 5.69% Ken Norwood Ex-Officio

Mercy's Gate began 35 years ago as a food pantry called Northern Churches Care. Our mission was to join together to love our neighbors in Colorado Springs by helping with their physical, financial, emotional, and spiritual needs. Over the years, we've seen the city's boundaries change and the needs of our community grow. As a result of the increased need, we've grown, expanded our services and programs, and have spread out into three different locations. Every week, through our member churches and faithful volunteers and staff, we provide much-needed food, clothing, help with utilities and rent, medical assistance . . . and most importantly, spiritual care and emotional support. The need is great.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Mercy's Gate (CO) 75.84 two stars
Wichita Falls Faith Mission (TX) 95.04 four stars
Association of Gospel Rescue Missions (CO) 91.10 four stars
Christian Service Center for Central Florida (FL) 85.31 three stars
Guiding Light Mission (MI) 87.32 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Mercy's Gate
4360 Montebello
4360 Montebello Drive; Suite 300
Colorado Springs, CO 80918
tel: (719) 277-7470
EIN: 84-1093341

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 26416
Colorado Springs, CO 80936

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Board Leadership

Jeanne Conder
Chair

CEO

Jason Dilger
Executive Director

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