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Damien Center

One Home for HIV Wellness

96.46

26 North Aresenal Avenue Indianapolis, IN 46201
tel: (317) 632-0123   Web Site
EIN: 35-1711878

Board Leadership
Garry Elder
Chairman

CEO
Alan Witchey
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 96.46
  Financial 95.00
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 02/01/2021 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Damien Center provides comprehensive services to approximately 1,300 persons living with or affected by HIV/AIDS in Central Indiana and actively advocates for just and compassionate responses to their needs. Necessary client services such as case management, housing and employment opportunities as well as client enrichment services such as client events and support groups help clients move forward in their lives with dignity. The Damien Center's prevention department provides HIV/STD testing, comprehensive risk counseling and outreach education.

Damien Center provides comprehensive services to approximately 1,300 persons living with or affected by HIV/AIDS in Central Indiana and actively advocates for just and compassionate responses to their needs. Necessary client services such as case management, housing and employment opportunities as well as client enrichment services such as client events and support groups help clients move forward in their lives with dignity. The Damien Center's prevention department provides HIV/STD testing, comprehensive risk counseling and outreach education.

Financial

95.00

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 02/01/2021 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
88.4%
  Administrative Expenses 7.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.59
  Program Expenses Growth 12.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 14.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Damien Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Damien Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Damien Center (IN) 96.46
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $477,669
   Federated Campaigns $94,047
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $56,682
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $5,586,304
Total Contributions $6,214,702
   Program Service Revenue $312,795
Total Primary Revenue $6,527,497
   Other Revenue $144,338
TOTAL REVENUE $6,671,835
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,150,822
   Administrative Expenses $410,617
   Fundraising Expenses $204,446
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,765,885
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-94,050
   
Net Assets $3,046,586

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
Housing and Economic Assistance $2,233,760 36.3%
Care Coordination $902,761 14.7%
HIV Testing $373,473 6.1%

Ratings History
Damien Center has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 02/01/2021 96.46
2018-12 05/01/2020 91.45
2017-12 04/01/2019 91.14
2016-12 06/01/2018 91.33
2015-12 07/01/2017 91.28
2014-12 06/01/2016 88.57
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 07/01/2015 90.66
2012-12 05/01/2014 92.18

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

EIN 35-1711878
Name in IRS Master File DAMIEN CENTER 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
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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, 1988
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
$144,838 2.14% Jerry Parsons Interim CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$51,403 0.75% Alan Witchy Former Executive Director

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Charity Contact Info

Damien Center
26 North Aresenal Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46201
tel: (317) 632-0123
fax: (317) 632-4362
EIN: 35-1711878

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Board Leadership

Garry Elder
Chairman

CEO

Alan Witchey
President, CEO

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