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Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance Greater Houston

Providing free and confidential support groups

four stars

95.77

P.O. Box 27607 Houston, TX 77227
tel: (713) 600-1131   Web Site
EIN: 76-0206826

Board Leadership
PHyllis Selber
Board Chair

CEO
Mary Collins
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 95.77 four stars
  Financial 94.02 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

four stars

94.02

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 02/01/2017 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)
81.6%
  Administrative Expenses 6.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.71
  Program Expenses Growth 17.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance Greater Houston on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance Greater Houston on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance Greater Houston (TX) 95.77 four stars
National Alliance for the Mentally Ill of New York City (NY) 88.21 three stars
NAMI Minnesota (MN) 89.84 three stars
Mental Health America (VA) 89.68 three stars
The Jed Foundation (NY) 96.40 four stars

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Founded in 2004, Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance Greater Houston provides free and confidential support groups for individuals living with, or family and friends affected by, depression and bipolar disorders. Our support groups help anyone who is trying to understand these two difficult mental disorders so they can better assist their loved ones on their path to wellness. Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance Greater Houston support groups are facilitated by trained, dedicated and passionate facilitators. There is no fee or registration required, just show up. All groups are 1.5 hours.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $845,552
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $391,240
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,236,792
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,236,792
   Other Revenue $-16,856
TOTAL REVENUE $1,219,936
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $939,844
   Administrative Expenses $42,890
   Fundraising Expenses $122,762
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,105,496
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $114,440
   
Net Assets $735,801

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
Facilitation of Support Groups $939,844 100.0%

Ratings History
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance Greater Houston has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 02/01/2017 95.77 four stars
2015-12 12/01/2016 94.91 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 95.74 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 11/01/2015 95.88 four stars
2013-12 02/01/2015 93.38 four 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 76-0206826
Name in IRS Master File DBSA GREATER HOUSTON
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
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 June, 2004
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, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 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
$122,000 11.03% Mary Collins President, CEO

Founded in 2004, Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance Greater Houston provides free and confidential support groups for individuals living with, or family and friends affected by, depression and bipolar disorders. Our support groups help anyone who is trying to understand these two difficult mental disorders so they can better assist their loved ones on their path to wellness. Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance Greater Houston support groups are facilitated by trained, dedicated and passionate facilitators. There is no fee or registration required, just show up. All groups are 1.5 hours.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance Greater Houston (TX) 95.77 four stars
National Alliance for the Mentally Ill of New York City (NY) 88.21 three stars
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (NY) 90.27 four stars
The Jed Foundation (NY) 96.40 four stars
NAMI (VA) 86.98 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance Greater Houston
P.O. Box 27607
Houston, TX 77227
tel: (713) 600-1131
fax: (281) 826-5819
EIN: 76-0206826

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Board Leadership

PHyllis Selber
Board Chair

CEO

Mary Collins
President, CEO

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