Disable all preview features

Human Services : Social Services

Interfaith Assistance Ministry

Providing assistance to Henderson County residents since 1984.

three stars

87.89

210 Ehringhaus Street Hendersonville, NC 28739
tel: (828) 697-7029   Web Site
EIN: 58-1556963

Board Leadership
Becky Polonsky
President

CEO
Elizabeth Willson Moss
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.89 three stars
  Financial 86.89 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 12/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Interfaith Assistance Ministry (IAM) is a faith-based non-profit organization providing assistance to Henderson County residents since 1984. IAM works to provide emergency relief to Henderson County Residents who are in financial crisis by offering food, clothing, funds, guidance and referrals in an atmosphere of compassion and respect. IAM is funded by congregations, businesses, civic groups and individuals and is powered by almost 300 volunteers who contribute over 36,000 hours of service every year.

Interfaith Assistance Ministry (IAM) is a faith-based non-profit organization providing assistance to Henderson County residents since 1984. IAM works to provide emergency relief to Henderson County Residents who are in financial crisis by offering food, clothing, funds, guidance and referrals in an atmosphere of compassion and respect. IAM is funded by congregations, businesses, civic groups and individuals and is powered by almost 300 volunteers who contribute over 36,000 hours of service every year.

Impact Information

Looking for Impact Information?

Charity Navigator is collaborating with GuideStar, GlobalGiving, Classy, and ImpactMatters to display impact-related information for rated nonprofits. However, not all rated nonprofits have provided impact information yet. Each of these partners has supplied Charity Navigator with the impact information they receive directly from nonprofits. Submissions must be made on our partner's websites and we plan to update the display of this information regularly.

If you are interested in seeing this charity provide its impact information, please click below. Note, this is simply an indication of your interest.

Financial

three stars

86.89

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 12/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
77.5%
  Administrative Expenses 12.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.08
  Program Expenses Growth 1.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 11.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Interfaith Assistance Ministry on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Interfaith Assistance Ministry on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Interfaith Assistance Ministry (NC) 87.89 three stars
Parker County Center of Hope (TX) 92.99 four stars
Crisis Control Ministry (NC) 89.83 three stars
Women's Way (PA) 88.78 three stars
ECHO (Everyone Cooperating to Help Others) (WI) 92.59 four stars

Compare These Charities (Highly Rated)

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $807,289
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $80,257
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $887,546
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $887,546
   Other Revenue $51,958
TOTAL REVENUE $939,504
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $827,364
   Administrative Expenses $109,103
   Fundraising Expenses $78,231
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,014,698
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-75,194
   
Net Assets $3,845,711

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
2017-12 12/01/2018 87.89 three stars
2016-12 02/01/2018 85.35 three stars
2015-12 06/01/2017 90.30 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 58-1556963
Name in IRS Master File INTERFAITH ASSISTANCE MINISTRY INC
NTEE Code P60
NTEE Classification Emergency Assistance (Food, Clothing, Cash)
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (29) Other religious 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 May, 1984
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$67,592 6.66% David Cook Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$40,140 3.95% Elizabeth Moss Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Interfaith Assistance Ministry (NC) 87.89 three stars
Caritas of Austin (TX) 87.34 three stars
Memorial Assistance Ministries (TX) 95.05 four stars
North Dallas Shared Ministries (TX) 94.65 four stars
Allen Community Outreach (TX) 95.43 four stars

Compare These Charities (Highly Rated)

Are you the representative for this organization? If so, click here to access the application form. As an official representative you will have the ability to update some of the information on this page.

Charity Contact Info

Interfaith Assistance Ministry
210 Ehringhaus Street
Hendersonville, NC 28739
tel: (828) 697-7029
fax: (828) 697-7015
EIN: 58-1556963

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 2562
Hendersonville, NC 28793

Visit Web Site

Board Leadership

Becky Polonsky
President

CEO

Elizabeth Willson Moss
Executive Director

Join Our Mailing List

Join over 400,000 other informed givers and get updates on charity ratings, new features, hot topics, and tips for donating.