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Strong City Baltimore

Building and strengthening vibrant urban communities in north central Baltimore.

four stars

91.45

3503 North Charles Street Baltimore, MD 21218
tel: (410) 261-3500   Web Site
EIN: 52-0897806

Board Leadership
Georgia Smith
Chair

CEO
Karen Stokes
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.45 four stars
  Financial 95.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 11/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

four stars

95.00

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 11/01/2016 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)
85.2%
  Administrative Expenses 7.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.54
  Program Expenses Growth 15.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 13.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Strong City Baltimore on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Strong City Baltimore on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Strong City Baltimore (MD) 91.45 four stars
The Next Door (TN) 93.00 four stars
The Educational Alliance (NY) 93.15 four stars
Canal Alliance (CA) 88.83 three stars
El Buen Samaritano (TX) 90.17 four stars

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Established in 1969, Greater Homewood Community Corporation (GHCC) is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to build and strengthen vibrant urban communities in north central Baltimore City. Our work centers on the pillars of vibrant urban living: safe streets, good and diverse quality housing stock, quality schools, and livability. Much like the neighborhoods we serve, our programs are interconnected and bolster our holistic approach to fulfilling our mission.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,828,999
   Federated Campaigns $11,874
   Membership Dues $86,078
   Fundraising Events $73,333
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,321,016
Total Contributions $4,321,300
   Program Service Revenue $1,109,019
Total Primary Revenue $5,430,319
   Other Revenue $14,024
TOTAL REVENUE $5,444,343
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,065,960
   Administrative Expenses $322,434
   Fundraising Expenses $248,721
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,637,115
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $807,228
   
Net Assets $1,783,823

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
Nonprofit Business Services Program $2,092,439 51.5%
Neighborhood Programs $664,929 16.4%
Instruction $586,741 14.4%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 11/01/2016 91.45 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 83.85 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 79.61 two stars
2013-06 12/01/2014 76.23 two stars
2012-06 05/01/2014 76.53 two 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 52-0897806
Name in IRS Master File STRONG CITY BALTIMORE
NTEE Code S20
NTEE Classification Community, Neighborhood Development, Improvement (General)
NTEE Type Community Improvement, Capacity Building
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (161) Scientific research (diseases)
(180) Contact or sponsored scientific research for industry
(402) Other activity aimed t combating community deterioration
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 March, 1970
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
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  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
  • June, 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
$121,675 2.62% Karen D. Stokes Executive Director

Established in 1969, Greater Homewood Community Corporation (GHCC) is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to build and strengthen vibrant urban communities in north central Baltimore City. Our work centers on the pillars of vibrant urban living: safe streets, good and diverse quality housing stock, quality schools, and livability. Much like the neighborhoods we serve, our programs are interconnected and bolster our holistic approach to fulfilling our mission.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Strong City Baltimore (MD) 91.45 four stars
Abraham House (NY) 86.75 three stars
West Side Catholic Center (OH) 94.97 four stars
Cornerstone Assistance Network (TX) 91.73 four stars
Catholic Community Services of Lane County (OR) 89.33 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Strong City Baltimore
3503 North Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21218
tel: (410) 261-3500
fax: (410) 261-3506
EIN: 52-0897806

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Board Leadership

Georgia Smith
Chair

CEO

Karen Stokes
Chief Executive Officer

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