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Building Homes for Heroes

Building homes, rebuilding lives

four stars

98.23

65 Roosevelt Avenue Suite 105
Valley Stream, NY 11581
tel: (516) 684-9220   Web Site
EIN: 20-4540852

Board Leadership
Andrew Pujol
Chairman of the Board

CEO
Andrew Pujol
Chief Executive Officer

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 98.23 four stars
  Financial 97.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 2006, Building Homes for Heroes is strongly committed to rebuilding lives and supporting the brave men and women who were injured while serving the country during the time of the wars in Iraq or Afghanistan. The organization builds or modifies homes, and gifts them, mortgage-free, to veterans and their families. These homes not only help to remove the family's financial burden, they help to restore the individual's freedom, and enable the veteran to lead a more independent and productive civilian life. It's our honor to support the men and women who have loyally and courageously served our country.

Founded in 2006, Building Homes for Heroes is strongly committed to rebuilding lives and supporting the brave men and women who were injured while serving the country during the time of the wars in Iraq or Afghanistan. The organization builds or modifies homes, and gifts them, mortgage-free, to veterans and their families. These homes not only help to remove the family's financial burden, they help to restore the individual's freedom, and enable the veteran to lead a more independent and productive civilian life. It's our honor to support the men and women who have loyally and courageously served our country.

Financial

four stars

97.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 04/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
93.7%
  Administrative Expenses 4.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.70
  Program Expenses Growth 12.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 16.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Building Homes for Heroes on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Building Homes for Heroes on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Building Homes for Heroes (NY) 98.23 four stars
Bob Woodruff Family Foundation (NY) 95.61 four stars
DAV (Disabled American Veterans) Charitable Service Trust (KY) 96.66 four stars
Wounded Warriors Family Support (NE) 97.60 four stars
AdoptAPlatoon Soldier Support Effort (TX) 85.17 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $12,100,984
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $315,646
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $762,362
Total Contributions $13,178,992
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $13,178,992
   Other Revenue $208
TOTAL REVENUE $13,179,200
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $9,015,377
   Administrative Expenses $513,103
   Fundraising Expenses $167,184
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $9,695,664
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $3,483,536
   
Net Assets $15,645,123

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
Home Award Program $8,654,171 96.0%
Financial Assistance $216,036 2.4%
Team Building $145,170 1.6%

Ratings History
Building Homes for Heroes has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 04/01/2018 98.23 four stars
2015-12 04/01/2017 96.46 four stars
2015-12 02/01/2017 93.91 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 92.92 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 03/01/2016 97.84 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 20-4540852
Name in IRS Master File BUILDING HOMES FOR HEROES INC
NTEE Code L99
NTEE Classification Housing, Shelter N.E.C.
NTEE Type Housing, Shelter
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 November, 2006
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, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012

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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
Not compensated -- Andrew Pujol President
Other Salaries of Note
$89,411 0.92% Nancy Mauro Secretary

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Building Homes for Heroes (NY) 98.23 four stars
Air Force Aid Society (VA) 98.10 four stars
Travis Manion Foundation (PA) 89.30 three stars
Liberty USO (PA) 88.21 three stars
United American Patriots (NC) 86.65 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Building Homes for Heroes
65 Roosevelt Avenue
Suite 105
Valley Stream, NY 11581
tel: (516) 684-9220
fax: (516) 206-0181
EIN: 20-4540852

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Board Leadership

Andrew Pujol
Chairman of the Board

CEO

Andrew Pujol
Chief Executive Officer

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