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United Methodist Community House

Increasing the ability of children, youth, adults and families to succeed in a diverse community

two stars

76.73

904 Sheldon Avenue Grand Rapids, MI 49507
tel: (616) 452-3226   Web Site
EIN: 38-1360555

Board Leadership
Ethel L. Carter
President

CEO
Eric Williams
CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 76.73 two stars
  Financial 70.22 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 86.00 three stars
This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The United Methodist Community House (UMCH) is a non-profit agency based in Grand Rapids, Michigan with a mission to increase the ability of children, youth, adults and families to succeed in a diverse community. The history of the UMCH can be traced back to 1902 when a group of Methodist women came together to do settlement work. Through the years, the program was expanded to meet the growing needs of the community. Today, UMCH is truly a place where the community gravitates for its daily necessities. The UMCH collaborates with area agencies to offer a range of family friendly programs, from childcare to family and senior programs.

The United Methodist Community House (UMCH) is a non-profit agency based in Grand Rapids, Michigan with a mission to increase the ability of children, youth, adults and families to succeed in a diverse community. The history of the UMCH can be traced back to 1902 when a group of Methodist women came together to do settlement work. Through the years, the program was expanded to meet the growing needs of the community. Today, UMCH is truly a place where the community gravitates for its daily necessities. The UMCH collaborates with area agencies to offer a range of family friendly programs, from childcare to family and senior programs.

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Financial

two stars

70.22

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

86.00

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)
63.2%
  Administrative Expenses 31.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.65
  Program Expenses Growth 4.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 14.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Methodist Community House on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Methodist Community House on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Methodist Community House (MI) 76.73 two stars
Crisis Control Ministry (NC) 89.83 three stars
The Brother Benno Foundation (CA) 96.46 four stars
MEND - Meet Each Need with Dignity (CA) 89.39 three stars
Sharing House (NC) 90.86 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,193,666
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,193,666
   Program Service Revenue $1,097,287
Total Primary Revenue $2,290,953
   Other Revenue $15,644
TOTAL REVENUE $2,306,597
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,329,639
   Administrative Expenses $648,573
   Fundraising Expenses $96,490
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,074,702
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $231,895
   
Net Assets $1,365,175

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
Youth Service Programs $1,053,997 79.3%
Meals for Seniors $232,158 17.5%
Family Outreach Programs $43,484 3.3%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 09/03/2019 76.73 two stars
2017-12 11/01/2018 80.42 three stars
2016-12 12/01/2017 83.03 three stars
2015-12 12/01/2016 81.36 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 73.89 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 38-1360555
Name in IRS Master File UNITED METHODIST COMMUNITY HOUSE
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 (59) Other school related activities
(32) Nursery school
(575) Services for the aged (see also 153 ad 382)
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 January, 1974
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$92,671 4.46% Eric Williams CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Methodist Community House (MI) 76.73 two stars
Community Service Society of New York (NY) 91.64 four stars
Action in Community Through Service (VA) 90.90 four stars
The Sharing Center (FL) 92.52 four stars
Person-to-Person (CT) 91.84 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

United Methodist Community House
904 Sheldon Avenue
Grand Rapids, MI 49507
tel: (616) 452-3226
fax: (616) 452-0939
EIN: 38-1360555

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Board Leadership

Ethel L. Carter
President

CEO

Eric Williams
CEO

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