Community Development : Housing and Neighborhood Development

South Shore Habitat for Humanity

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

four stars

94.69

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

Board Leadership
Sharon Mutrie
President

CEO
Elizabeth Lyons
Interim Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.69 four stars
  Financial 92.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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.

Impact Information

GuideStar is Charity Navigator's trusted partner in sharing information on how this organization seeks impact.  GuideStar has recognized this organization with a Gold Seal of Transparency for voluntarily and publicly describing their goals, strategies, and accomplishments.  Learn More about Impact Information.
Charting Impact

What is your organization aiming to accomplish?

What are your strategies for making this happen?

What are your organization's capabilities for doing this?

How will your organization know if you are making progress?

What have and haven't you accomplished so far?

This impact information is current as of March 2020, 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

92.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 08/01/2019 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)
87.4%
  Administrative Expenses 2.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.16
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.55
  Program Expenses Growth 17.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 32.8%
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.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,173,898
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $150,108
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,324,006
   Program Service Revenue $804,134
Total Primary Revenue $2,128,140
   Other Revenue $185,550
TOTAL REVENUE $2,313,690
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,156,775
   Administrative Expenses $62,955
   Fundraising Expenses $262,926
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,482,656
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-168,966
   
Net Assets $1,225,643

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$111,416 4.48% Martine Taylor Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$161,294 6.49% Evelyn Nelson VP of Development

Mission

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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
South Shore Habitat for Humanity (MA) 94.69 four stars
Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity (MN) 92.92 four stars
Habitat for Humanity of Greater Sacramento (CA) 88.14 three stars
Habitat for Humanity of Hillsborough County (FL) 93.98 four stars
Northern Ocean Habitat for Humanity (NJ) 86.72 three stars

Compare These Charities (Highly Rated)

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

Visit Web Site

Board Leadership

Sharon Mutrie
President

CEO

Elizabeth Lyons
Interim Executive Director