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The Labouré Society

Help Rescue Vocations!

three stars

81.49

1365 Corporate Center Curve Suite #104
Eagan, MN 55121
tel: (651) 295-2548   Web Site
EIN: 41-2001751

Board Leadership
William S. Bojan
President

CEO
John O. Flanagan
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 81.49 three stars
  Financial 78.55 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 03/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 2003, The Labouré Society rescues Catholic vocations from the barrier of student loan debt. The vast majority of seminaries and religious communities will not accept into formation men and women who have outstanding student loan debt. The communities cannot absorb that debt and they cannot pay off that debt with their own funding. Through a Catholic based fund raising model Labouré teaches future priests, sisters and brothers how to fundraise for vocations as a collective class of “aspirants” to priesthood or religious life. Using the Labouré model aspirants erase significant student loan debt in months rather than years. Since 2003, Labouré has delivered close to 300 aspirants into formation, and 80% of those aspirants have gone on to final ordination or profession of final vows. No other Catholic lay organization in the country is having the kind of impact Labouré is having on delivering vocations to the Catholic church, vocations which—but for Labouré—would be lost to the church forever.

Founded in 2003, The Labouré Society rescues Catholic vocations from the barrier of student loan debt. The vast majority of seminaries and religious communities will not accept into formation men and women who have outstanding student loan debt. The communities cannot absorb that debt and they cannot pay off that debt with their own funding. Through a Catholic based fund raising model Labouré teaches future priests, sisters and brothers how to fundraise for vocations as a collective class of “aspirants” to priesthood or religious life. Using the Labouré model aspirants erase significant student loan debt in months rather than years. Since 2003, Labouré has delivered close to 300 aspirants into formation, and 80% of those aspirants have gone on to final ordination or profession of final vows. No other Catholic lay organization in the country is having the kind of impact Labouré is having on delivering vocations to the Catholic church, vocations which—but for Labouré—would be lost to the church forever.

Financial

two stars

78.55

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 03/01/2018 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)
71.2%
  Administrative Expenses 14.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 14.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.14
  Program Expenses Growth 33.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 88.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Labouré Society on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Labouré Society on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Labouré Society (MN) 81.49 three stars
Fellowship of Companies for Christ International (GA) 87.04 three stars
Youth for Christ, Miami (FL) 97.64 four stars
Urban Youth Impact (FL) 92.22 four stars
YouthFront (KS) 86.65 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,500,347
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,500,347
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,500,347
   Other Revenue $4,257
TOTAL REVENUE $1,504,604
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,784,005
   Administrative Expenses $654,487
   Fundraising Expenses $598,908
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,037,400
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,532,796
   
Net Assets $276,163

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
Support those entering the priesthood or religious life $1,784,005 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 03/01/2018 81.49 three stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 88.14 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 41-2001751
Name in IRS Master File LABOURE SOCIETY
NTEE Code T30
NTEE Classification Public Foundations
NTEE Type Philanthropy, Voluntarism and Grantmaking Foundations
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 September, 2002
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
$93,332 3.07% John Flanagan Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$116,304 3.82% Cy D. Laurent Former Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Labouré Society (MN) 81.49 three stars
Nebraska Lutheran Outdoor Ministries (NE) 93.12 four stars
Desire Street Ministries (GA) 92.95 four stars
Youth for Christ, Miami (FL) 97.64 four stars
Center for Action and Contemplation (NM) 87.56 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

The Labouré Society
1365 Corporate Center Curve
Suite #104
Eagan, MN 55121
tel: (651) 295-2548
EIN: 41-2001751

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Board Leadership

William S. Bojan
President

CEO

John O. Flanagan
Executive Director

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