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Community Development : Housing and Neighborhood Development

Merrimack Valley Habitat for Humanity

Eliminating poverty housing and homelessness

four stars

92.56

60 Island Street Lawrence, MA 01840
tel: (978) 681-8858   Web Site
EIN: 22-2672831

Board Leadership
Richard Sumberg
President

CEO
Meegan O’Neil
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.56 four stars
  Financial 92.15 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Merrimack Valley Habitat for Humanity is a non-profit builder of affordable homes founded in 1985 by concerned local citizens who came together as volunteers. We are the local affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International, the largest non-profit homebuilder in the world with a network of over 2,100 affiliates. We build simple, affordable, comfortable homes in partnership with the families who need them. We believe that a stable community begins with home ownership. By giving this opportunity to economically disadvantaged people in our community, we are enabling them to take control of their lives. Habitat's ultimate goal is to eliminate poverty housing and homelessness in the world by providing homeownership opportunities to those in need.

Merrimack Valley Habitat for Humanity is a non-profit builder of affordable homes founded in 1985 by concerned local citizens who came together as volunteers. We are the local affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International, the largest non-profit homebuilder in the world with a network of over 2,100 affiliates. We build simple, affordable, comfortable homes in partnership with the families who need them. We believe that a stable community begins with home ownership. By giving this opportunity to economically disadvantaged people in our community, we are enabling them to take control of their lives. Habitat's ultimate goal is to eliminate poverty housing and homelessness in the world by providing homeownership opportunities to those in need.

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Financial

four stars

92.15

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 09/03/2019 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)
83.8%
  Administrative Expenses 8.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.85
  Program Expenses Growth 21.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 20.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Merrimack Valley Habitat for Humanity on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Merrimack Valley Habitat for Humanity on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Merrimack Valley Habitat for Humanity (MA) 92.56 four stars
Habitat for Humanity of Omaha (NE) 96.46 four stars
Habitat for Humanity in the Roanoke Valley (VA) 95.31 four stars
Habitat for Humanity of Douglas County (MN) 96.66 four stars
Habitat for Humanity of Northern Virginia (VA) 88.74 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,076,109
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $106,521
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,182,630
   Program Service Revenue $1,554,231
Total Primary Revenue $2,736,861
   Other Revenue $-18,711
TOTAL REVENUE $2,718,150
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,380,150
   Administrative Expenses $190,222
   Fundraising Expenses $171,866
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,742,238
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $975,912
   
Net Assets $1,952,328

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
Build Affordable Housing $835,867 60.6%
Retail Store - ReStore $544,283 39.4%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 09/03/2019 92.56 four stars
2017-06 08/01/2018 89.22 three stars
2016-06 11/01/2017 83.53 three stars
2015-06 09/01/2016 85.08 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 89.65 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 04/01/2016 85.43 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 22-2672831
Name in IRS Master File HABITAT FOR HUMANITY INTERNATIONAL INC
NTEE Code L20
NTEE Classification Housing Development, Construction, Management
NTEE Type Housing, Shelter
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (29) Other religious activities
(380) Low-income housing
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 Subordinate - the organization is a subordinate in a group ruling.
Group Name HABITAT FOR HUMANITY INTERNATIONAL
Ruling Date January, 1987
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
Not compensated -- Meegan O'Neil Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$101,015 5.79% Randy Larson Former Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Merrimack Valley Habitat for Humanity (MA) 92.56 four stars
Habitat for Humanity of Orange County (NC) 85.46 three stars
Habitat for Humanity of Greater Nashville (TN) 90.31 four stars
Wichita Habitat for Humanity (KS) 88.35 three stars
Habitat for Humanity Greater Orlando & Osceola County (FL) 91.16 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Merrimack Valley Habitat for Humanity
60 Island Street
Lawrence, MA 01840
tel: (978) 681-8858
fax: (978) 681-9357
EIN: 22-2672831

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Board Leadership

Richard Sumberg
President

CEO

Meegan O’Neil
Executive Director

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