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Human Services : Social Services

Family Pathways

People helping people meet their basic needs.

three stars

88.32

6413 Oak Street North Branch, MN 55056
tel: (877) 321-7100   Web Site
EIN: 41-1332828

Board Leadership
Jake Peterson
Chair

CEO
Rich Smith
Interim Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.32 three stars
  Financial 83.98 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Family Pathways is a charitable organization founded in 1978. Family Pathways' mission is to work with communities to develop supportive, caring relationships to help people meet their basic needs. This is done by providing a safety-net of essential services.

Programs include: Hunger Relief, Aging Services, Refuge Network Domestic Abuse Program and Shelter, and Youth Program. Over 23,000 people are served each year.

Service area includes the City of Forest Lake and the Counties of Chisago, Isanti, Kanabec, Mille Lacs, and Pine in Minnesota and Polk County in Wisconsin.

Together with volunteers, donors, and the community at large, our neighbors are given hope and stability in a time of need.

Family Pathways is a charitable organization founded in 1978. Family Pathways' mission is to work with communities to develop supportive, caring relationships to help people meet their basic needs. This is done by providing a safety-net of essential services.

Programs include: Hunger Relief, Aging Services, Refuge Network Domestic Abuse Program and Shelter, and Youth Program. Over 23,000 people are served each year.

Service area includes the City of Forest Lake and the Counties of Chisago, Isanti, Kanabec, Mille Lacs, and Pine in Minnesota and Polk County in Wisconsin.

Together with volunteers, donors, and the community at large, our neighbors are given hope and stability in a time of need.

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Financial

three stars

83.98

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 07/01/2020 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)
89.1%
  Administrative Expenses 8.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.40
  Program Expenses Growth 6.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 59.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Family Pathways on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Family Pathways on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Family Pathways (MN) 88.32 three stars
Catholic Community Services of Lane County (OR) 87.39 three stars
The ARK Chicago (IL) 90.27 four stars
St. Mary's Center (CA) 96.66 four stars
ProJeCt of Easton (PA) 92.92 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $9,854,541
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $952,494
Total Contributions $10,807,035
   Program Service Revenue $340,922
Total Primary Revenue $11,147,957
   Other Revenue $72,917
TOTAL REVENUE $11,220,874
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $9,397,947
   Administrative Expenses $1,153,049
   Fundraising Expenses $275,543
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $10,826,539
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $394,335
   
Net Assets $4,127,677

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
Hunger Relief Services $4,047,449 43.1%
Social Enterprise Program $3,647,437 38.8%
Domestic Violence Prevention $987,986 10.5%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 07/01/2020 88.32 three stars
2018-06 06/01/2019 88.08 three stars
2017-06 09/01/2018 91.16 four stars
2016-06 12/01/2017 91.36 four stars
2015-06 04/07/2017 92.12 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 41-1332828
Name in IRS Master File FAMILY PATHWAYS
NTEE Code P29
NTEE Classification Thrift Shops
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (566) Job training, counseling, or assistance
(569) Referral service (social agencies)
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 December, 1978
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, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$64,675 0.59% Lisa Mears CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$51,607 0.47% Reid Zimmerman Interim Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Family Pathways (MN) 88.32 three stars
Crossroads Urban Center (UT) 93.95 four stars
Centro (MN) 90.57 four stars
Middle Tyger Community Center (SC) 89.15 three stars
United Community (VA) 85.57 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Family Pathways
6413 Oak Street
North Branch, MN 55056
tel: (877) 321-7100
EIN: 41-1332828

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Board Leadership

Jake Peterson
Chair

CEO

Rich Smith
Interim Chief Executive Officer

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