Human Services : Homeless Services

Lotus House

Where hope blossoms

four stars

94.69

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, Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.69 four stars
  Financial 92.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, 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.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2018
Number of low-income families housed in affordable, well-maintained units as a result of the nonprofit's efforts
761
Number of homeless participants engaged in mental health services
1,012
Total number of clients experiencing homelessness
1,012
Number of meals served or provided
350,000
This impact information is current as of March 2020, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

four stars

92.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 07/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, 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 1.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 0.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.49
  Program Expenses Growth 32.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.9%
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.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,942,822
   Federated Campaigns $78,446
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $540,740
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $5,766,185
Total Contributions $10,328,193
   Program Service Revenue $171,859
Total Primary Revenue $10,500,052
   Other Revenue $-113,477
TOTAL REVENUE $10,386,575
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $9,226,251
   Administrative Expenses $166,525
   Fundraising Expenses $19,760
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $9,412,536
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $974,039
   
Net Assets $3,630,040

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
Not compensated -- Constance Collins Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$89,500 0.95% Anna Frusciante Secretary
$60,096 0.63% Rai Johnson Director

Mission

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.

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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, Executive Director