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Human Services : Social Services

South Boston Neighborhood House

Impacting the lives of 2000 individuals each year from infants to nonagenarians

three stars

87.13

136 H Street South Boston, MA 02127
tel: (617) 268-1619   Web Site
EIN: 04-2104807

Board Leadership
Kevin Benedix
President

CEO
Kathy Lafferty
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.13 three stars
  Financial 81.81 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1901, The South Boston Neighborhood House impacts the lives of 2000 individuals each year from infants to nonagenarians. Our focus is families and our five program and service areas, Early Education & Care Preschool, School Age Programs, Education & Career Development, Senior Programs and Family Engagement, are designed to work together to strengthen the fabric of family and community life through education and opportunity. The South Boston Neighborhood House is the oldest continually operating human service agency in South Boston, and the community's only independent multi-service provider. As an independent and stand-alone agency, South Boston Neighborhood House can be flexible, rapid in our response to community needs and at the forefront of community issues.

Founded in 1901, The South Boston Neighborhood House impacts the lives of 2000 individuals each year from infants to nonagenarians. Our focus is families and our five program and service areas, Early Education & Care Preschool, School Age Programs, Education & Career Development, Senior Programs and Family Engagement, are designed to work together to strengthen the fabric of family and community life through education and opportunity. The South Boston Neighborhood House is the oldest continually operating human service agency in South Boston, and the community's only independent multi-service provider. As an independent and stand-alone agency, South Boston Neighborhood House can be flexible, rapid in our response to community needs and at the forefront of community issues.

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Financial

three stars

81.81

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 09/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
74.4%
  Administrative Expenses 16.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.15
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.95
  Program Expenses Growth 4.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 9.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by South Boston Neighborhood House on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by South Boston Neighborhood House on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
South Boston Neighborhood House (MA) 87.13 three stars
Middle Tyger Community Center (SC) 89.15 three stars
Adelante Mujeres (OR) 90.80 four stars
Canal Alliance (CA) 88.56 three stars
Catholic Community Services of Lane County (OR) 87.39 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $350,266
   Federated Campaigns $66,887
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $18,060
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $634,414
Total Contributions $1,069,627
   Program Service Revenue $323,156
Total Primary Revenue $1,392,783
   Other Revenue $522,608
TOTAL REVENUE $1,915,391
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,347,924
   Administrative Expenses $310,711
   Fundraising Expenses $168,719
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,827,354
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $88,037
   
Net Assets $1,698,147

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
Child Care Services $835,076 62.0%
Family Engagement Activities $257,318 19.1%
Senior Programs $178,405 13.2%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 09/01/2020 87.13 three stars
2018-06 05/01/2019 84.90 three stars
2017-06 11/01/2018 84.29 three stars
2017-06 05/01/2018 82.47 three stars
2016-06 06/01/2017 83.41 three stars
2015-06 08/01/2016 84.03 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 83.92 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 03/01/2015 85.81 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 04-2104807
Name in IRS Master File SOUTH BOSTON NEIGHBORHOOD HOUSE 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 (318) Other recreational activities
(328) Combat juvenile delinquency
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 February, 1959
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$97,787 5.35% Kathleen Lafferty Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
South Boston Neighborhood House (MA) 87.13 three stars
ProJeCt of Easton (PA) 92.92 four stars
The Family Center (GA) 85.38 three stars
St. Mary's Center (CA) 96.66 four stars
Neighborhood Club (MI) 91.38 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

South Boston Neighborhood House
136 H Street
South Boston, MA 02127
tel: (617) 268-1619
fax: (617) 268-4059
EIN: 04-2104807

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Board Leadership

Kevin Benedix
President

CEO

Kathy Lafferty
Executive Director

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