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Lower Cape Outreach Council

Dedicated to providing short-term emergency assistance to families and individuals on the Lower Cape

three stars

85.20

19 Brewster Cross Road Orleans, MA 02653
tel: (508) 240-0694   Web Site
EIN: 04-2864255

Board Leadership
Pat Rowell
President

CEO
Larry Marsland
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.20 three stars
  Financial 91.24 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 81.00 three stars
This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1984, the mission of the Lower Cape Outreach Council is to provide emergency assistance of food clothing and financial support to individuals and families in Brewster, Chatham, Eastham, Harwich, Orleans, Provincetown, Truro and Wellfleet which will lead to healthy, productive and self-sustaining lives as part of the Cape Cod community. We also run Katy's Korner, a free clothing store in Orleans, where qualified clients from each of these 8 towns may come and receive quality clothing and bedding.

Founded in 1984, the mission of the Lower Cape Outreach Council is to provide emergency assistance of food clothing and financial support to individuals and families in Brewster, Chatham, Eastham, Harwich, Orleans, Provincetown, Truro and Wellfleet which will lead to healthy, productive and self-sustaining lives as part of the Cape Cod community. We also run Katy's Korner, a free clothing store in Orleans, where qualified clients from each of these 8 towns may come and receive quality clothing and bedding.

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Financial

four stars

91.24

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

81.00

This rating was published 05/01/2020 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)
80.6%
  Administrative Expenses 5.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 14.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.18
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.96
  Program Expenses Growth 12.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Lower Cape Outreach Council on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Lower Cape Outreach Council on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Lower Cape Outreach Council (MA) 85.20 three stars
Connect2Help (IN) 86.02 three stars
The Sharing Center (FL) 92.52 four stars
Interfaith Community Services of Pima County (AZ) 98.23 four stars
South Hills Interfaith Movement (PA) 93.03 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $983,274
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $88,075
Total Contributions $1,071,349
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,071,349
   Other Revenue $251,860
TOTAL REVENUE $1,323,209
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,125,066
   Administrative Expenses $69,468
   Fundraising Expenses $160,400
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,354,934
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-31,725
   
Net Assets $1,224,094

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
Emergency Needs $1,005,002 89.3%
Thrift Shop $120,064 10.7%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 05/01/2020 85.20 three stars
2017-12 07/01/2019 83.85 three stars
2016-12 05/01/2018 81.54 three stars
2015-12 03/01/2017 83.80 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 78.77 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 03/01/2016 80.34 three stars
2013-12 08/01/2015 81.46 three stars
2012-12 04/01/2015 69.71 one star

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 04-2864255
Name in IRS Master File LOWER CAPE OUTREACH COUNCIL INC
NTEE Code P28
NTEE Classification Neighborhood Centers, Settlement Houses
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (169) Hospital pharmacy, parking facility, food services, etc.
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 July, 1986
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
None reported -- This organization did not report a CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Lower Cape Outreach Council (MA) 85.20 three stars
Community Services League (MO) 93.91 four stars
Allen Community Outreach (TX) 93.98 four stars
People's Resource Center (IL) 95.01 four stars
Crisis Assistance Ministry (NC) 91.46 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Lower Cape Outreach Council
19 Brewster Cross Road
Orleans, MA 02653
tel: (508) 240-0694
EIN: 04-2864255

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Board Leadership

Pat Rowell
President

CEO

Larry Marsland
Chief Executive Officer

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