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Human Services : Social Services

The Purple Door

Working to end domestic violence and sexual assault in the Coastal Bend region.

four stars

94.36

P.O. Box 3368 Corpus Christi, TX 78463
tel: (361) 884-2900   Web Site
EIN: 74-1943398

Board Leadership
Tammy Frank McDonald
Chair

CEO
Frances Wilson
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.36 four stars
  Financial 92.61 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Purple Door was founded in 1977 with the mission to empower the community and those affected by domestic violence and sexual assault to transition to a safe and healthy environment. The agency is the only private, non-profit 501(c)(3) organization specifically designed to provide services to adult and child victims of domestic and sexual violence across a twelve-county South Texas region which includes Aransas, Bee, Brooks, Duval, Jim Wells, Kennedy, Kleberg, Live Oak, McMullen, Nueces, Refugio, and San Patricio counties. All services are provided at no cost to victims.

The Purple Door was founded in 1977 with the mission to empower the community and those affected by domestic violence and sexual assault to transition to a safe and healthy environment. The agency is the only private, non-profit 501(c)(3) organization specifically designed to provide services to adult and child victims of domestic and sexual violence across a twelve-county South Texas region which includes Aransas, Bee, Brooks, Duval, Jim Wells, Kennedy, Kleberg, Live Oak, McMullen, Nueces, Refugio, and San Patricio counties. All services are provided at no cost to victims.

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Financial

four stars

92.61

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 02/01/2020 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)
85.7%
  Administrative Expenses 11.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.17
  Program Expenses Growth 5.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 6.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Purple Door on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Purple Door on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Purple Door (TX) 94.36 four stars
Safehouse Denver (CO) 91.68 four stars
Sexual Assault Center (TN) 91.97 four stars
Women's Center & Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh (PA) 94.69 four stars
Mission Granbury (TX) 87.19 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $483,679
   Federated Campaigns $207,040
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $166,492
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,620,753
Total Contributions $2,477,964
   Program Service Revenue $130,759
Total Primary Revenue $2,608,723
   Other Revenue $58,931
TOTAL REVENUE $2,667,654
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,124,608
   Administrative Expenses $346,262
   Fundraising Expenses $140,713
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,611,583
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $56,071
   
Net Assets $2,952,386

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
Family Violence Program $1,704,675 80.2%
Sexual Assault Program $337,546 15.9%
Batterers' Intervention and Prevention Program $82,387 3.9%

Ratings History
The Purple Door has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 02/01/2020 94.36 four stars
2017-12 03/01/2019 98.53 four stars
2016-12 09/01/2018 99.16 four stars
2016-12 04/01/2018 87.24 three stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 87.21 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 85.66 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 83.24 three stars
2013-12 08/01/2015 84.42 three stars
2012-12 08/01/2014 85.26 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 74-1943398
Name in IRS Master File WOMENS SHELTER OF SOUTH TEXAS
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)
(399) Other housing activities
(569) Referral service (social agencies)
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 April, 1978
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, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$106,451 4.07% Frances Wilson Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Purple Door (TX) 94.36 four stars
Lydia's House (MO) 93.00 four stars
House of Ruth Maryland (MD) 91.93 four stars
Domestic Violence Project (OH) 86.79 three stars
Women's and Children's Alliance (ID) 94.13 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

The Purple Door
P.O. Box 3368
Corpus Christi, TX 78463
tel: (361) 884-2900
fax: (361) 884-2006
EIN: 74-1943398

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Board Leadership

Tammy Frank McDonald
Chair

CEO

Frances Wilson
President and CEO

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