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Lotus House

Where hope blossoms

four stars

98.23

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
Founder, Executive Director

  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 02/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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. Currently, we are sheltering over 500 women, youth and children nightly.

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. Currently, we are sheltering over 500 women, youth and children nightly.

Financial

four stars

97.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 02/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
97.7%
  Administrative Expenses 2.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 0.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.64
  Program Expenses Growth 23.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.7%
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) 98.23 four stars
Volunteer Ministry Center (TN) 96.45 four stars
The Night Ministry (IL) 90.22 four stars
SAMMinistries (TX) 90.63 four stars
Hamilton Families (CA) 97.17 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,208,874
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $676,581
   Related Organizations $342,312
   Government Grants $6,889,378
Total Contributions $12,117,145
   Program Service Revenue $75,504
Total Primary Revenue $12,192,649
   Other Revenue $-57,999
TOTAL REVENUE $12,134,650
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $9,796,774
   Administrative Expenses $232,626
   Fundraising Expenses $13,103
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $10,042,503
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,092,147
   
Net Assets $5,722,187

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 $7,653,355 78.1%
Work Program and Community Outreach Thrift Shop $2,143,419 21.9%

Ratings History
Lotus House has received 5 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 02/01/2021 98.23 four stars
2018-12 07/01/2020 94.69 four stars
2018-12 04/01/2020 93.98 four stars
2018-12 03/01/2020 90.58 four stars
2017-12 05/01/2019 93.98 four stars
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
Not compensated -- Constance Collins President & CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$113,153 1.12% Anna Frusciante Secretary
$62,500 0.62% Rai Johnson Advisory Director
$33,030 0.32% Carole Jordan Advisory Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Lotus House (FL) 98.23 four stars
Urban Ministry Center (NC) 91.33 four stars
Stewpot Community Services (MS) 91.36 four stars
DuPage PADS (IL) 91.28 four stars
Our House, Georgia (GA) 89.62 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
Founder, Executive Director

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