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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Mercy Street

Engaging in mutually-transforming relationships with the residents of West Dallas

three stars

86.46

3801 Holystone Street Dallas, TX 75212
tel: (214) 905-1042   Web Site
EIN: 45-0536344

Board Leadership
Scott Aston
Chairman

CEO
Trey Hill
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.46 three stars
  Financial 88.10 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 04/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

three stars

88.10

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 04/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
69.6%
  Administrative Expenses 16.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.13
  Program Expenses Growth 10.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 9.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Mercy Street on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Mercy Street on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Mercy Street (TX) 86.46 three stars
Camp Fire Alabama (AL) 89.35 three stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of the East Valley (AZ) 90.18 four stars
Boy Scouts of America, Connecticut Yankee Council (CT) 85.64 three stars
Girl Scouts of Gulfcoast Florida (FL) 90.47 four stars

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Founded in 2003, Mercy Street grew out of the desire to see a small pocket of poverty in Dallas – West Dallas – transformed by the gospel. We are a group of Christians who desire to see God glorified and the neighborhood of West Dallas transformed by the gospel of Jesus Christ. Believing transformation best occurs in the context of relationship, we value people over programs. Therefore, we intentionally engage in mutually-transforming relationships with the residents of West Dallas, working with them to bring hope and healing to West Dallas.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,020,912
   Federated Campaigns $143,181
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,164,093
   Program Service Revenue $18,645
Total Primary Revenue $3,182,738
   Other Revenue $12,521
TOTAL REVENUE $3,195,259
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,474,576
   Administrative Expenses $429,776
   Fundraising Expenses $282,108
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,186,460
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,008,799
   
Net Assets $2,305,596

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
Mentoring Program $657,474 44.6%
Sports Program $456,480 31.0%
Leadership Institute $315,351 21.4%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-08 04/01/2017 86.46 three 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 45-0536344
Name in IRS Master File MERCY STREET INC
NTEE Code O50
NTEE Classification Youth Development Programs, Other
NTEE Type Youth Development
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 June, 2008
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, 2015
  • August, 2014
  • September, 2013
  • September, 2012
  • September, 2011

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$114,719 5.24% William Hill Executive Director

Founded in 2003, Mercy Street grew out of the desire to see a small pocket of poverty in Dallas – West Dallas – transformed by the gospel. We are a group of Christians who desire to see God glorified and the neighborhood of West Dallas transformed by the gospel of Jesus Christ. Believing transformation best occurs in the context of relationship, we value people over programs. Therefore, we intentionally engage in mutually-transforming relationships with the residents of West Dallas, working with them to bring hope and healing to West Dallas.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Mercy Street (TX) 86.46 three stars
Boy Scouts of America, Old Hickory Council (NC) 88.27 three stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Southeastern Michigan (MI) 88.70 three stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of King County (WA) 96.05 four stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of the Austin Area (TX) 93.02 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Mercy Street
3801 Holystone Street
Dallas, TX 75212
tel: (214) 905-1042
fax: (972) 707-2986
EIN: 45-0536344

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Board Leadership

Scott Aston
Chairman

CEO

Trey Hill
Executive Director

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