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Human Services : Social Services

Falmouth Service Center

Helping Neighbors in Need.

four stars

96.46

611 Gifford Street Falmouth, MA 02540
tel: (508) 548-2794   Web Site
EIN: 22-2509781

Board Leadership
Catherine Kligler
President

CEO
Brenda Swain
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 96.46 four stars
  Financial 97.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Our mission is to ease stress, reduce hunger and improve the quality of life for our neighbors in need. The Falmouth Service Center (FSC) works to increase self-sufficiency by helping to build networks among clients, neighbors and agencies. A major component of the program is an extensive food pantry that residents/clients may visit once every two weeks as needed. In addition, financial assistance, in conjunction with budget management workshops, is available to clients who need housing assistance and/or help paying utilities.

Our mission is to ease stress, reduce hunger and improve the quality of life for our neighbors in need. The Falmouth Service Center (FSC) works to increase self-sufficiency by helping to build networks among clients, neighbors and agencies. A major component of the program is an extensive food pantry that residents/clients may visit once every two weeks as needed. In addition, financial assistance, in conjunction with budget management workshops, is available to clients who need housing assistance and/or help paying utilities.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2018
Number of volunteers
607
Total number of volunteer hours contributed to the organization
34,408
Number of youth who volunteer/participate in community service
345
This impact information is current as of September 2019, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

four stars

97.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 02/01/2019 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)
94.0%
  Administrative Expenses 3.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.66
  Program Expenses Growth 7.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Falmouth Service Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Falmouth Service Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Falmouth Service Center (MA) 96.46 four stars
St. Vincent de Paul Detroit (MI) 89.01 three stars
Community Shares of Colorado (CO) 86.84 three stars
St. Vincent de Paul of Baltimore (MD) 90.03 four stars
Latino Health Access (CA) 85.02 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,266,446
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $86,043
Total Contributions $2,352,489
   Program Service Revenue $124,036
Total Primary Revenue $2,476,525
   Other Revenue $14,160
TOTAL REVENUE $2,490,685
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,180,340
   Administrative Expenses $70,336
   Fundraising Expenses $60,833
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,311,509
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $179,176
   
Net Assets $3,475,818

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
Food Pantry $2,030,112 93.1%
Financial Assistance $150,228 6.9%

Ratings History
Falmouth Service Center has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-03 02/01/2019 96.46 four stars
2017-03 03/01/2018 96.52 four stars
2016-03 10/01/2017 92.22 four stars
2016-03 02/01/2017 78.78 two stars
2015-03 06/01/2016 84.44 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2015-03 03/01/2016 84.42 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 22-2509781
Name in IRS Master File FALMOUTH SERVICE CENTER INC
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (560) Supplying money, goods or services to the poor
(569) Referral service (social agencies)
(561) Gifts or grants to individuals (other than scholarships)
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 December, 1986
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End March
IRS Forms 990
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  • March, 2018
  • March, 2017
  • March, 2016
  • March, 2015
  • March, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
None reported -- This organization did not report a CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Falmouth Service Center (MA) 96.46 four stars
Hudson Link for Higher Education in Prison (NY) 93.91 four stars
Together We Cope (IL) 87.62 three stars
Interfaith Community Services of Pima County (AZ) 98.23 four stars
ECHO (Everyone Cooperating to Help Others) (WI) 92.59 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Falmouth Service Center
611 Gifford Street
Falmouth, MA 02540
tel: (508) 548-2794
fax: (508) 548-3592
EIN: 22-2509781

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 208
Falmouth, MA 02541

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Board Leadership

Catherine Kligler
President

CEO

Brenda Swain
Executive Director

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