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Human Services : Homeless Services (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

Building Changes

Everyone has a home and the opportunity for a healthy, fulfilling life

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four stars

90.50

1200 12th Avenue South Suite 1200
Seattle, WA 98144
tel: (206) 805-6100   Web Site
EIN: 91-1410450

Board Leadership
Rogers Weed
President

CEO
D'Artagnan Caliman
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.50 four stars
  Financial 92.29 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Building Changes believes everyone in Washington can be stably housed. We strengthen the leaders, organizations and systems that make it possible. We pull together government, philanthropy and nonprofits in a collective effort to impact family and youth homelessness in Washington state. Building Changes unleashes the power and unlocks the potential of our partners to advance emerging strategies for impacting homelessness. We support the following models: Diversion, Employment, Rapid Re-Housing, Coordinated Entry and Supportive Housing.

Building Changes believes everyone in Washington can be stably housed. We strengthen the leaders, organizations and systems that make it possible. We pull together government, philanthropy and nonprofits in a collective effort to impact family and youth homelessness in Washington state. Building Changes unleashes the power and unlocks the potential of our partners to advance emerging strategies for impacting homelessness. We support the following models: Diversion, Employment, Rapid Re-Housing, Coordinated Entry and Supportive Housing.

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Financial

four stars

92.29

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 09/03/2019 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)
90.3%
  Administrative Expenses 6.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.57
  Program Expenses Growth 3.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 29.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Building Changes on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Building Changes on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Building Changes (WA) 90.50 four stars
Coalition for the Homeless (NY) 92.44 four stars
Chicago Coalition for the Homeless (IL) 100.00 four stars
Shelter Partnership (CA) 92.72 four stars
One Family (MA) 88.22 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,965,813
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $3,696,210
Total Contributions $8,662,023
   Program Service Revenue $45,001
Total Primary Revenue $8,707,024
   Other Revenue $102,368
TOTAL REVENUE $8,809,392
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $8,980,587
   Administrative Expenses $589,555
   Fundraising Expenses $240,921
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $9,811,063
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,001,671
   
Net Assets $13,385,927

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
Grantmaking and Evaluation $7,636,710 85.0%
Capacity Building $891,961 9.9%
Advocacy and Policy $451,916 5.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 09/03/2019 90.50 four stars
2017-12 12/01/2018 86.84 three stars
2016-12 07/01/2018 88.22 three stars
2015-12 08/01/2017 88.14 three 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 91-1410450
Name in IRS Master File BUILDING CHANGES
NTEE Code G81
NTEE Classification AIDS
NTEE Type Diseases, Disorders, Medical Disciplines
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (320) Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, etc.
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 March, 1993
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
$166,459 1.69% Helen Howell Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Building Changes (WA) 90.50 four stars
National Alliance to End Homelessness (DC) 91.42 four stars
One Family (MA) 88.22 three stars
Chicago Coalition for the Homeless (IL) 100.00 four stars
Coalition for the Homeless (NY) 92.44 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Building Changes
1200 12th Avenue South
Suite 1200
Seattle, WA 98144
tel: (206) 805-6100
fax: (206) 805-6101
EIN: 91-1410450

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Board Leadership

Rogers Weed
President

CEO

D'Artagnan Caliman
Executive Director

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