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Community Development : Housing and Neighborhood Development

South Shore Habitat for Humanity

34 years of service - building strength, stability and self-reliance

four stars

92.92

20 Mathewson Drive Weymouth, MA 02189
tel: (781) 337-7744   Web Site
EIN: 22-2701789

Board Leadership
Sharon Mutrie
President

CEO
Beth Lyons
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.92 four stars
  Financial 90.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

South Shore Habitat for Humanity is a faith-based, nonprofit organization dedicated to delivering simple, decent, affordable homes in partnership with families in need. South Shore Habitat for Humanity was founded in Norwell in 1986 as an affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International. We serve 35 cities and towns south and southwest of Boston. South Shore Habitat for Humanity is all of us working together, partnering with families to improve their housing, both locally and around the world. The impact of decent and affordable shelter unites us.

South Shore Habitat for Humanity is a faith-based, nonprofit organization dedicated to delivering simple, decent, affordable homes in partnership with families in need. South Shore Habitat for Humanity was founded in Norwell in 1986 as an affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International. We serve 35 cities and towns south and southwest of Boston. South Shore Habitat for Humanity is all of us working together, partnering with families to improve their housing, both locally and around the world. The impact of decent and affordable shelter unites us.

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Financial

four stars

90.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 11/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
87.2%
  Administrative Expenses 2.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.17
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.51
  Program Expenses Growth 12.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 48.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by South Shore Habitat for Humanity on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by South Shore Habitat for Humanity on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
South Shore Habitat for Humanity (MA) 92.92 four stars
Austin Habitat for Humanity (TX) 85.73 three stars
South Puget Sound Habitat for Humanity (WA) 86.32 three stars
Habitat for Humanity of Eastern Connecticut (CT) 98.23 four stars
Greater Fredericksburg Habitat for Humanity (VA) 94.07 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,368,814
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $218,228
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,587,042
   Program Service Revenue $639,822
Total Primary Revenue $2,226,864
   Other Revenue $205,520
TOTAL REVENUE $2,432,384
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,041,492
   Administrative Expenses $69,279
   Fundraising Expenses $281,706
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,392,477
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $39,907
   
Net Assets $1,265,550

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
Restore-Community Donation Center $1,168,862 57.3%
Family Housing Program $502,104 24.6%
Community Outreach Program $221,590 10.9%

Ratings History
South Shore Habitat for Humanity has received 5 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 11/01/2020 92.92 four stars
2018-06 08/01/2019 94.69 four stars
2017-06 09/01/2018 94.69 four stars
2016-06 09/01/2017 96.19 four stars
2016-06 08/01/2017 95.25 four stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 94.94 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2015-06 04/01/2016 94.50 four 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 22-2701789
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
$103,893 4.34% Martine Taylor Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$135,362 5.65% Evlyn Nelson Vice President of Development

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
South Shore Habitat for Humanity (MA) 92.92 four stars
Habitat for Humanity of Evansville (IN) 96.46 four stars
Habitat for Humanity Tucson (AZ) 91.88 four stars
Habitat for Humanity in the Roanoke Valley (VA) 98.96 four stars
Habitat for Humanity of Greater Chattanooga (TN) 86.68 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

South Shore Habitat for Humanity
20 Mathewson Drive
Weymouth, MA 02189
tel: (781) 337-7744
fax: (781) 337-3775
EIN: 22-2701789

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Board Leadership

Sharon Mutrie
President

CEO

Beth Lyons
Executive Director

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