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Essential Partners Inc.

We envision a world of thriving communities strengthened by difference, connected by trust.

two stars

77.89

186 Alewife Brook Parkway Suite 212
Cambridge, MA 02138
tel: (617) 923-1216   Web Site
EIN: 22-3432160

Board Leadership
Christine Spadafor
Chair

CEO
Katie Hyten & John Sarrouf
Co-Executive Directors

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 77.89 two stars
  Financial 70.74 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 12/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Essential Partners equips people to live and work better together in community by building trust, understanding, and connection across differences.

EP's trademark methodology helps communities and institutions have healthier, more complex, more inclusive conversations about polarizing differences of values, beliefs, and identities-whether the issue is building a new public school in Ohio or addressing the global refugee crisis in Jordan.

We envision a world of thriving communities strengthened by difference, connected by trust.

Essential Partners equips people to live and work better together in community by building trust, understanding, and connection across differences.

EP's trademark methodology helps communities and institutions have healthier, more complex, more inclusive conversations about polarizing differences of values, beliefs, and identities-whether the issue is building a new public school in Ohio or addressing the global refugee crisis in Jordan.

We envision a world of thriving communities strengthened by difference, connected by trust.

Financial

two stars

70.74

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 12/01/2020 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)
70.1%
  Administrative Expenses 19.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.39
  Program Expenses Growth -2.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 11.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Essential Partners Inc. on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Essential Partners Inc. on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $962,531
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $962,531
   Program Service Revenue $494,591
Total Primary Revenue $1,457,122
   Other Revenue $2,811
TOTAL REVENUE $1,459,933
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $889,850
   Administrative Expenses $269,537
   Fundraising Expenses $138,505
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,297,892
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $162,041
   
Net Assets $530,857

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-08 12/01/2020 77.89 two stars
2018-08 12/01/2019 80.42 three stars
2017-08 09/03/2019 78.54 two 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 22-3432160
Name in IRS Master File ESSENTIAL PARTNERS INC
NTEE Code P20
NTEE Classification Human Service Organizations - Multipurpose
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
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 July, 1996
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End August
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • August, 2017
  • August, 2016
  • August, 2015
  • August, 2014
  • August, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$114,805 8.84% John Sarrouf Co-Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$128,578 9.90% Parisa Parsa Former Executive Director
$85,578 6.59% Kathryn Hyten Co-Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Essential Partners Inc. (MA) 77.89 two stars
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Charity Contact Info

Essential Partners Inc.
186 Alewife Brook Parkway
Suite 212
Cambridge, MA 02138
tel: (617) 923-1216
EIN: 22-3432160

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Board Leadership

Christine Spadafor
Chair

CEO

Katie Hyten & John Sarrouf
Co-Executive Directors

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