Community Development : Housing and Neighborhood Development

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Lowell

Help build a house into a home

four stars

91.16

124 Main Street Westford, MA 01886
tel: (978) 692-0927   Web Site
EIN: 04-3123186

Board Leadership
Paul Barrett
President

CEO
Brenda Gould
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.16 four stars
  Financial 87.50 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1991, Habitat for Humanity of Greater Lowell (HFHGL) is an organization that works to strengthen families and communities through affordable homeownership opportunities. HFHGL works in partnership with corporations, like-minded community groups, faith-based organizations, and individual volunteers to develop communities with people in need by building and renovating simple, decent, energy efficient, affordable homes. Not only do Habitat families pay for their homes through a monthly mortgage, they also put in between 225 and 400 hours of sweat equity prior to becoming homeowners.

Founded in 1991, Habitat for Humanity of Greater Lowell (HFHGL) is an organization that works to strengthen families and communities through affordable homeownership opportunities. HFHGL works in partnership with corporations, like-minded community groups, faith-based organizations, and individual volunteers to develop communities with people in need by building and renovating simple, decent, energy efficient, affordable homes. Not only do Habitat families pay for their homes through a monthly mortgage, they also put in between 225 and 400 hours of sweat equity prior to becoming homeowners.

Financial

three stars

87.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2018 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)
87.4%
  Administrative Expenses 3.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.16
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.65
  Program Expenses Growth -11.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Habitat for Humanity of Greater Lowell on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Habitat for Humanity of Greater Lowell on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $445,377
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $80,737
   Related Organizations $10,000
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $536,114
   Program Service Revenue $719,861
Total Primary Revenue $1,255,975
   Other Revenue $21,326
TOTAL REVENUE $1,277,301
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,014,051
   Administrative Expenses $56,013
   Fundraising Expenses $168,471
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,238,535
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $38,766
   
Net Assets $2,691,670

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$102,454 8.27% Brenda Gould Executive Director

Mission

Founded in 1991, Habitat for Humanity of Greater Lowell (HFHGL) is an organization that works to strengthen families and communities through affordable homeownership opportunities. HFHGL works in partnership with corporations, like-minded community groups, faith-based organizations, and individual volunteers to develop communities with people in need by building and renovating simple, decent, energy efficient, affordable homes. Not only do Habitat families pay for their homes through a monthly mortgage, they also put in between 225 and 400 hours of sweat equity prior to becoming homeowners.

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Habitat for Humanity of Greater Lowell (MA) 91.16 four stars
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Lakeshore Habitat for Humanity (MI) 88.18 three stars
Habitat for Humanity in the Roanoke Valley (VA) 96.28 four stars
Habitat for Humanity Northwest Harris County (TX) 93.98 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Lowell
124 Main Street
Westford, MA 01886
tel: (978) 692-0927
fax: (978) 692-3430
EIN: 04-3123186

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Board Leadership

Paul Barrett
President

CEO

Brenda Gould
Executive Director