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Wellspring House

The journey out of poverty includes homes, jobs, education. 'Love' is an action word.

four stars

91.40

302 Essex Avenue Gloucester, MA 01930
tel: (978) 281-3558   Web Site
EIN: 04-2735048

Board Leadership
Julie Bishop
Chair

CEO
Melissa Diamond
President & CEO

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.40 four stars
  Financial 90.07 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1981, Wellspring House empowers individuals and families to live more secure lives through basic needs assistance, education and job training. Our basic needs assistance program provides emergency shelter for families, housing search assistance for families living in motels, emergency homeless prevention funding and guidance, assistance for recently homeless families, permanent homes for 11 low-income people at our lodging house, and advocacy for affordable housing and issues related to homelessness. Wellspring House also offers education and job training opportunities through curriculums that are designed to make sure that adult students can access information in different learning styles, and respectful of the adult learner.

Founded in 1981, Wellspring House empowers individuals and families to live more secure lives through basic needs assistance, education and job training. Our basic needs assistance program provides emergency shelter for families, housing search assistance for families living in motels, emergency homeless prevention funding and guidance, assistance for recently homeless families, permanent homes for 11 low-income people at our lodging house, and advocacy for affordable housing and issues related to homelessness. Wellspring House also offers education and job training opportunities through curriculums that are designed to make sure that adult students can access information in different learning styles, and respectful of the adult learner.

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Financial

four stars

90.07

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 04/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
76.5%
  Administrative Expenses 11.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.27
  Program Expenses Growth 22.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 12.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Wellspring House on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Wellspring House on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Wellspring House (MA) 91.40 four stars
Chapman Partnership (FL) 93.74 four stars
The Urban Ministry Center (NC) 96.66 four stars
Downtown Women's Center (CA) 90.55 four stars
Horizon House (IN) 87.20 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,071,938
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $983,981
Total Contributions $2,055,919
   Program Service Revenue $164,964
Total Primary Revenue $2,220,883
   Other Revenue $304,000
TOTAL REVENUE $2,524,883
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,762,824
   Administrative Expenses $232,300
   Fundraising Expenses $261,675
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,256,799
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $268,084
   
Net Assets $2,553,872

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 Shelter $1,080,003 61.3%
Community Education $386,798 21.9%
Affordable Housing $136,855 7.8%

Ratings History
Wellspring House has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 04/01/2018 91.40 four stars
2016-06 06/01/2017 90.88 four stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 88.47 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 03/01/2015 82.85 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 04-2735048
Name in IRS Master File WELLSPRING HOUSE INC
NTEE Code P43
NTEE Classification Family Violence Shelters, Services
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (568) Vocational counseling
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 January, 1983
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, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013

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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$114,231 5.06% Melissa Dimond President, Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Wellspring House (MA) 91.40 four stars
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Charity Contact Info

Wellspring House
302 Essex Avenue
Gloucester, MA 01930
tel: (978) 281-3558
EIN: 04-2735048

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Board Leadership

Julie Bishop
Chair

CEO

Melissa Diamond
President & CEO

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