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Community Development : Housing and Neighborhood Development

Faith in Action

Unlocking the power of people

84.24

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

Board Leadership
Ron White
Chair

CEO
Alvin Herring
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 84.24
  Financial 86.86
  Accountability & Transparency 82.00
This rating was published 11/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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.

Financial

86.86

Accountability & Transparency

82.00

This rating was published 11/01/2021 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)
81.3%
  Administrative Expenses 16.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.79
  Program Expenses Growth 5.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 17.5%
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.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Faith in Action (CA) 84.24
Women's Community Revitalization Project (PA) 95.19
Hispanics in Philanthropy (CA) 97.17
Grey Bears (CA) 94.01
Community Involved in Sustaining Agriculture (MA) 91.07

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $21,685,130
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $856,675
Total Contributions $22,541,805
   Program Service Revenue $418,499
Total Primary Revenue $22,960,304
   Other Revenue $85,916
TOTAL REVENUE $23,046,220
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $15,876,273
   Administrative Expenses $3,299,877
   Fundraising Expenses $584,565
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $19,760,715
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $3,285,505
   
Net Assets $19,670,618

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 $10,819,721 68.2%
Statewide Organizing and Support $2,810,685 17.7%
Staff, Leadership and Network Development $1,905,896 12.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 11/01/2021 84.24
2018-12 05/01/2021 86.57
2018-12 05/01/2021 86.57
2018-12 05/01/2020 87.09
2017-12 07/01/2019 87.27
2016-12 05/01/2018 89.67
2015-12 08/01/2017 90.36

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)
(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
$235,000 1.18% Alvin Herring Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Faith in Action (CA) 84.24
Community Action Services and Food Bank (UT) 89.02
WE ACT for Environmental Justice (NY) 96.59
Emmaus H.O.M.E. (ME) 85.27
Enlace Chicago (IL) 91.98

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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

CEO

Alvin Herring
Executive Director

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