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Human Services : Children's and Family Services

New Moms

Enable, empower, equip, encourage

four stars

92.24

5317 West Chicago Avenue Chicago, IL 60651
tel: (773) 252-3253   Web Site
EIN: 36-3265804

Board Leadership
Robert Demeter
Chair

CEO
Laura Zumdahl
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.24 four stars
  Financial 92.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

New Moms serves young moms and children in Chicago who are experiencing poverty and homelessness. We exclusively serve this unique population, providing comprehensive supports and long-term coaching in the areas of stable jobs, safe homes, and strong families.

Services include:
Housing: housing & supportive services for homeless families (serves ~90 families annually).
Family Support: home-based parent coaching; child health & development monitoring; doula services supporting healthy pregnancies; and weekly parent support groups (serves ~200 families annually).
Job Training: career planning; education re-enrollment assistance; job-readiness training; paid transitional jobs at our social enterprise candle company, Bright Endeavors; and permanent job placement assistance.

All services are designed to serve both generations simultaneously--helping families to stabilize and plans for economic and housing independence--breaking the cycle of multi-generational poverty.

New Moms serves young moms and children in Chicago who are experiencing poverty and homelessness. We exclusively serve this unique population, providing comprehensive supports and long-term coaching in the areas of stable jobs, safe homes, and strong families.

Services include:
Housing: housing & supportive services for homeless families (serves ~90 families annually).
Family Support: home-based parent coaching; child health & development monitoring; doula services supporting healthy pregnancies; and weekly parent support groups (serves ~200 families annually).
Job Training: career planning; education re-enrollment assistance; job-readiness training; paid transitional jobs at our social enterprise candle company, Bright Endeavors; and permanent job placement assistance.

All services are designed to serve both generations simultaneously--helping families to stabilize and plans for economic and housing independence--breaking the cycle of multi-generational poverty.

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Financial

four stars

92.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 07/01/2019 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)
94.7%
  Administrative Expenses 3.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.84
  Program Expenses Growth 18.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 64.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by New Moms on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by New Moms on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
New Moms (IL) 92.24 four stars
The Sheepfold (CA) 86.61 three stars
Sister Carmen Community Center (CO) 90.64 four stars
Family Resource Center Association (CO) 96.66 four stars
Nurse-Family Partnership (CO) 95.10 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,993,723
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $126,393
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,725,910
Total Contributions $4,846,026
   Program Service Revenue $286,108
Total Primary Revenue $5,132,134
   Other Revenue $409,177
TOTAL REVENUE $5,541,311
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,738,980
   Administrative Expenses $120,127
   Fundraising Expenses $72,529
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,931,636
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,609,675
   
Net Assets $5,857,005

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
Job Training Program $1,372,112 36.7%
Family Support Programs $1,250,401 33.4%
Housing Program $1,116,467 29.9%

Ratings History
New Moms has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 07/01/2019 92.24 four stars
2017-06 07/01/2018 92.24 four stars
2016-06 11/01/2017 90.47 four stars
2015-06 07/01/2016 87.44 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 86.67 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 88.11 three stars
2013-06 11/01/2014 89.25 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 36-3265804
Name in IRS Master File NEW MOMS INC
NTEE Code P45
NTEE Classification Family Services, Adolescent Parents
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (7) Evangelism
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 January, 1984
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$110,577 2.81% Laura Zurndahl President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
New Moms (IL) 92.24 four stars
Wellspring Family Services (WA) 85.12 three stars
Family & Intercultural Resource Center (CO) 90.27 four stars
Jewish Social Service Agency (MD) 94.74 four stars
Shepherd's Gate (CA) 88.98 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

New Moms
5317 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, IL 60651
tel: (773) 252-3253
fax: (773) 252-5320
EIN: 36-3265804

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Board Leadership

Robert Demeter
Chair

CEO

Laura Zumdahl
President, CEO

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