Human Services : Multipurpose Human Service Organizations

SBP

We shrink the time between disaster and recovery.

four stars

92.97

2645 Toulouse Street New Orleans, LA 70119
tel: (504) 277-6831   Web Site
EIN: 26-2189665

Board Leadership
Francis Bouchard
Board Chair

CEO
Zack Rosenburg
Co-founder and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.97 four stars
  Financial 90.07 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

St. Bernard Project (SBP) was founded in March 2006 by Zack Rosenburg and Liz McCartney after the couple, who originally lived in Washington, D.C., volunteered in Louisiana's St. Bernard Parish following Hurricane Katrina. The parish, located just outside of New Orleans, was rendered 100% uninhabitable by Katrina's floodwaters. Seeing the inefficiency and unbearably slow progress of the institutional - or “traditional” rebuilding process, but inspired by the residents' collective spirit and fierce determination to rebuild, Zack and Liz launched SBP to help them achieve their recovery goals. With the tremendous support of donors, volunteers and corporate partners, SBP has grown from a three-person volunteer team into a national organization, recognized as a leader in disaster resilience and recovery, whose mission is to shrink time between disaster and recovery.

St. Bernard Project (SBP) was founded in March 2006 by Zack Rosenburg and Liz McCartney after the couple, who originally lived in Washington, D.C., volunteered in Louisiana's St. Bernard Parish following Hurricane Katrina. The parish, located just outside of New Orleans, was rendered 100% uninhabitable by Katrina's floodwaters. Seeing the inefficiency and unbearably slow progress of the institutional - or “traditional” rebuilding process, but inspired by the residents' collective spirit and fierce determination to rebuild, Zack and Liz launched SBP to help them achieve their recovery goals. With the tremendous support of donors, volunteers and corporate partners, SBP has grown from a three-person volunteer team into a national organization, recognized as a leader in disaster resilience and recovery, whose mission is to shrink time between disaster and recovery.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2018
Number of houses built
263
Number of training events conducted
69
Number of people trained
1,509
This impact information is current as of September 2019, 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

90.07

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
87.9%
  Administrative Expenses 9.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.71
  Program Expenses Growth 1.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 15.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by SBP on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by SBP on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $21,864,233
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $16,560
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $3,271,494
Total Contributions $25,152,287
   Program Service Revenue $3,166,092
Total Primary Revenue $28,318,379
   Other Revenue $407,008
TOTAL REVENUE $28,725,387
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $14,212,783
   Administrative Expenses $1,663,534
   Fundraising Expenses $368,268
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $16,244,585
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $12,480,802
   
Net Assets $26,037,826

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$245,810 1.51% Zack Rosenburg Chief Executive Officer

Mission

St. Bernard Project (SBP) was founded in March 2006 by Zack Rosenburg and Liz McCartney after the couple, who originally lived in Washington, D.C., volunteered in Louisiana's St. Bernard Parish following Hurricane Katrina. The parish, located just outside of New Orleans, was rendered 100% uninhabitable by Katrina's floodwaters. Seeing the inefficiency and unbearably slow progress of the institutional - or “traditional” rebuilding process, but inspired by the residents' collective spirit and fierce determination to rebuild, Zack and Liz launched SBP to help them achieve their recovery goals. With the tremendous support of donors, volunteers and corporate partners, SBP has grown from a three-person volunteer team into a national organization, recognized as a leader in disaster resilience and recovery, whose mission is to shrink time between disaster and recovery.

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Charity Contact Info

SBP
2645 Toulouse Street
New Orleans, LA 70119
tel: (504) 277-6831
EIN: 26-2189665

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Board Leadership

Francis Bouchard
Board Chair

CEO

Zack Rosenburg
Co-founder and CEO