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Human Services : Homeless Services

Christian Community Action, Connecticut

With the right ingredients, hope will grow!

three stars

87.42

168 Davenport Avenue New Haven, CT 06519
tel: (203) 777-7848   Web Site
EIN: 06-0841885

Board Leadership
Dinah Milton Kinney
President

CEO
Rev. Bonita Grubbs
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.42 three stars
  Financial 89.04 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 86.00 three stars
This rating was published 02/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Christian Community Action is a faith-based ecumenical social services agency in New Haven, Connecticut. Our mission is to provide emergency shelter and transitional housing, food, advocacy and leadership education and training and other support to those who are poor, in particular families that are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. CCA seeks to encourage these families and individuals in their efforts to attain economic self sufficiency and financial independence and to work with them to change systems that perpetuate unemployment / underemployment, homelessness, hunger, poverty and injustice and to promote community building and social change.

Christian Community Action is a faith-based ecumenical social services agency in New Haven, Connecticut. Our mission is to provide emergency shelter and transitional housing, food, advocacy and leadership education and training and other support to those who are poor, in particular families that are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. CCA seeks to encourage these families and individuals in their efforts to attain economic self sufficiency and financial independence and to work with them to change systems that perpetuate unemployment / underemployment, homelessness, hunger, poverty and injustice and to promote community building and social change.

Financial

three stars

89.04

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

86.00

This rating was published 02/01/2019 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)
88.3%
  Administrative Expenses 4.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.57
  Program Expenses Growth 4.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 17.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Christian Community Action, Connecticut on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Christian Community Action, Connecticut on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Christian Community Action, Connecticut (CT) 87.42 three stars
Franciscan Outreach (IL) 86.69 three stars
Siena/Francis House (NE) 97.03 four stars
Bridge Communities (IL) 91.44 four stars
Lazarus House (MA) 89.54 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $913,864
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $36,326
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $797,196
Total Contributions $1,747,386
   Program Service Revenue $9,381
Total Primary Revenue $1,756,767
   Other Revenue $-38,711
TOTAL REVENUE $1,718,056
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,521,725
   Administrative Expenses $83,188
   Fundraising Expenses $138,664
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,743,577
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-25,521
   
Net Assets $1,006,261

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
Stepping Stone $502,072 33.0%
Shelter Agency $423,289 27.8%
Advocacy and Education $305,491 20.1%
Neighborhood Assistance Program $290,873 19.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 02/01/2019 87.42 three stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 87.94 three stars
2015-12 04/01/2017 87.06 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 86.57 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 84.04 three stars
2013-12 06/01/2015 85.04 three stars
2012-12 04/01/2014 84.92 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 06-0841885
Name in IRS Master File CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY ACTION INC
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 (59) Other school related activities
(927) Fundraising
(561) Gifts or grants to individuals (other than scholarships)
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, 1968
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, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012

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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$50,000 2.86% Bonita. Grubbs Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Christian Community Action, Connecticut (CT) 87.42 three stars
Rescue Mission of Trenton (NJ) 90.92 four stars
Transitions Homeless Recovery Center (SC) 92.65 four stars
Dégagé Ministries (MI) 85.26 three stars
Matt Talbot Kitchen & Outreach (NE) 91.39 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Christian Community Action, Connecticut
168 Davenport Avenue
New Haven, CT 06519
tel: (203) 777-7848
fax: (203) 777-7923
EIN: 06-0841885

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Board Leadership

Dinah Milton Kinney
President

CEO

Rev. Bonita Grubbs
Executive Director

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