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Human Services : Homeless Services

Lotus House

Where hope blossoms

four stars

93.98

217 Northwest 15th Street Overtown, Miami, FL 33136
tel: (305) 438-0556   Web Site
EIN: 81-0652266

Board Leadership
Constance Collins
President

CEO
Constance Collins
President and Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.98 four stars
  Financial 92.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of Lotus House is to improve the lives of homeless women, youth and children by providing sanctuary, support, education, tools and resources that empower them to improve the quality of their lives on every level, achieve greater self sufficiency, and build safe, secure lives. In their dreams come true, we enrich our community with the fruit of their potential realized. To support our mission, we also advocate on behalf of homeless women, youth and children to raise awareness of their special needs; inspire innovative, holistic solutions that truly break the cycle of childhood abuse, domestic violence and homelessness; and advance research and enlightened social policies for greater understanding, social inclusion and resources for homeless women and children.

The mission of Lotus House is to improve the lives of homeless women, youth and children by providing sanctuary, support, education, tools and resources that empower them to improve the quality of their lives on every level, achieve greater self sufficiency, and build safe, secure lives. In their dreams come true, we enrich our community with the fruit of their potential realized. To support our mission, we also advocate on behalf of homeless women, youth and children to raise awareness of their special needs; inspire innovative, holistic solutions that truly break the cycle of childhood abuse, domestic violence and homelessness; and advance research and enlightened social policies for greater understanding, social inclusion and resources for homeless women and children.

Financial

four stars

92.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

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)
96.3%
  Administrative Expenses 2.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 0.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.52
  Program Expenses Growth 26.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 21.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Lotus House on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Lotus House on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Lotus House (FL) 93.98 four stars
Safe Haven Family Shelter (TN) 93.19 four stars
United Methodist Open Door (KS) 88.32 three stars
ACCESS (OH) 87.41 three stars
Hope Helps (FL) 87.87 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,415,578
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $287,600
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $2,071,377
Total Contributions $5,774,555
   Program Service Revenue $136,287
Total Primary Revenue $5,910,842
   Other Revenue $-38,202
TOTAL REVENUE $5,872,640
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,270,909
   Administrative Expenses $125,670
   Fundraising Expenses $30,363
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,426,942
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $445,698
   
Net Assets $2,292,044

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
Operation of Residential Facility $3,920,392 74.4%
Work Program and Community Outreach Thrift Shop $1,350,517 25.6%

Ratings History
Lotus House has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 04/01/2018 93.98 four stars
2015-12 06/01/2017 94.07 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 81-0652266
Name in IRS Master File SUNDARI FOUNDATION INC
NTEE Code L41
NTEE Classification Homeless, Temporary Shelter For
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 September, 2004
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, 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 -- Constane Collins President & Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$85,000 1.56% Anne Frusciante Foundation Director
$55,577 1.02% Rai Johnson Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Lotus House (FL) 93.98 four stars
reStart (MO) 90.58 four stars
The Night Ministry (IL) 94.16 four stars
Metrocrest Social Services (TX) 92.38 four stars
Women's Lunch Place (MA) 88.22 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Lotus House
217 Northwest 15th Street
Overtown, Miami, FL 33136
tel: (305) 438-0556
fax: (305) 438-0557
EIN: 81-0652266

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Board Leadership

Constance Collins
President

CEO

Constance Collins
President and Executive Director

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