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Community Development : Housing and Neighborhood Development

Faith in Action

Unlocking the power of people

three stars

87.27

171 Santa Rosa Avenue Oakland, CA 94610
tel: (866) 550-7426   Web Site
EIN: 94-2206497

Board Leadership
Ron White
Chair

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.27 three stars
  Financial 100.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 82.00 three stars
This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Faith in Action, formerly known as PICO National Network until 2018, is a national network of faith-based community organizations working to create innovative solutions to problems facing urban, suburban and rural communities. Since 1972 Faith in Action has successfully worked to increase access to health care, improve public schools, make neighborhoods safer, build affordable housing, redevelop communities and revitalize democracy. Faith in Action helps engage ordinary people in public life, building a strong legacy of leadership in thousands of local communities across America.

Faith in Action, formerly known as PICO National Network until 2018, is a national network of faith-based community organizations working to create innovative solutions to problems facing urban, suburban and rural communities. Since 1972 Faith in Action has successfully worked to increase access to health care, improve public schools, make neighborhoods safer, build affordable housing, redevelop communities and revitalize democracy. Faith in Action helps engage ordinary people in public life, building a strong legacy of leadership in thousands of local communities across America.

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Financial

four stars

100.00

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

82.00

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)
85.5%
  Administrative Expenses 12.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.09
  Program Expenses Growth 11.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 12.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Faith in Action on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Faith in Action on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Faith in Action (CA) 87.27 three stars
Foundation for the Mid South (MS) 90.19 four stars
Robin Hood Foundation (NY) 92.38 four stars
University City District (PA) 91.81 four stars
Local Initiatives Support Corporation (NY) 89.97 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $23,097,088
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $23,097,088
   Program Service Revenue $1,237,911
Total Primary Revenue $24,334,999
   Other Revenue $57,842
TOTAL REVENUE $24,392,841
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $16,782,092
   Administrative Expenses $2,907,126
   Fundraising Expenses $390,396
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $20,079,614
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $4,313,227
   
Net Assets $19,352,614

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
National Initiative, Policy Change and Communications $10,030,427 59.8%
Statewide Organizing and Support $3,830,387 22.8%
Staff, Leadership and Network Development $2,576,525 15.4%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 07/01/2019 87.27 three stars
2016-12 05/01/2018 89.67 three stars
2015-12 08/01/2017 90.36 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 94-2206497
Name in IRS Master File FAITH IN ACTION NETWORK
NTEE Code S21
NTEE Classification Community Coalitions
NTEE Type Community Improvement, Capacity Building
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (400) Area development, redevelopment of renewal
(402) Other activity aimed t combating community deterioration
(429) Other inner city or community benefit 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 December, 1973
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$114,427 0.56% Scott Reed Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$134,520 0.66% Gordon Whitman Deputy Director
$125,073 0.62% Denise Collazo Chief of Staff
$122,349 0.60% Miriam Khaziuri Chief Financial Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Faith in Action (CA) 87.27 three stars
West Valley Community Services (CA) 87.65 three stars
Eastern Market Corporation (MI) 89.99 three stars
Keep America Beautiful (CT) 90.65 four stars
Robin Hood Foundation (NY) 92.38 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Faith in Action
171 Santa Rosa Avenue
Oakland, CA 94610
tel: (866) 550-7426
fax: (510) 555-4816
EIN: 94-2206497

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Board Leadership

Ron White
Chair

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