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Human Services : Homeless Services

Back on My Feet

Combatting homelessness through the power of running

two stars

79.70

100 South Broad Street Suite 2136
Philadelphia, PA 19110
tel: (215) 772-1080   Web Site
EIN: 26-2109809

Board Leadership
David Guilmette
Chairman

CEO
Katy Sherratt
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 79.70 two stars
  Financial 72.43 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Back on My Feet, a national organization operating in 13 major cities coast to coast, combats homelessness through the power of running, community support and essential employment and housing resources. Back on My Feet uses running and community to motivate and support individuals every step of the way from homelessness to independence. Our success is measured not only by the health impact of miles run, but also by how many individuals obtain education, employment and housing. Back on My Feet recruits members (individuals experiencing homelessness) at homeless and residential facilities around the country and begins with a commitment to run three days a week in the early morning. After 30 days in the program, members with 90% attendance earn the opportunity to move into the Next Steps program, which provides educational support, job training programs, employment partnership referrals and housing resources. Almost 80% of individuals who start the program move into Next Steps.

Back on My Feet, a national organization operating in 13 major cities coast to coast, combats homelessness through the power of running, community support and essential employment and housing resources. Back on My Feet uses running and community to motivate and support individuals every step of the way from homelessness to independence. Our success is measured not only by the health impact of miles run, but also by how many individuals obtain education, employment and housing. Back on My Feet recruits members (individuals experiencing homelessness) at homeless and residential facilities around the country and begins with a commitment to run three days a week in the early morning. After 30 days in the program, members with 90% attendance earn the opportunity to move into the Next Steps program, which provides educational support, job training programs, employment partnership referrals and housing resources. Almost 80% of individuals who start the program move into Next Steps.

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Financial

two stars

72.43

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 02/01/2020 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)
62.8%
  Administrative Expenses 7.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 29.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.28
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.53
  Program Expenses Growth 7.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 12.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Back on My Feet on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Back on My Feet on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Back on My Feet (PA) 79.70 two stars
Carpenter's Shelter (VA) 85.84 three stars
Jon Bon Jovi Soul Foundation (PA) 92.38 four stars
Bridges Outreach (NJ) 91.51 four stars
The INN (NY) 89.66 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,893,716
   Federated Campaigns $48,810
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $3,479,082
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $6,421,608
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $6,421,608
   Other Revenue $9,072
TOTAL REVENUE $6,430,680
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,628,077
   Administrative Expenses $455,510
   Fundraising Expenses $1,980,812
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,064,399
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $366,281
   
Net Assets $3,032,360

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 02/01/2020 79.70 two stars
2017-12 03/01/2019 80.51 three stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 78.22 two stars
2015-12 09/01/2017 75.11 two 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 26-2109809
Name in IRS Master File BACK ON MY FEET
NTEE Code P85
NTEE Classification Homeless Persons Centers, Services
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
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 August, 2008
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, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$263,532 4.34% Katy Sherratt CEO

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Back on My Feet (PA) 79.70 two stars
Lotus House (FL) 94.69 four stars
Women's Lunch Place (MA) 89.92 three stars
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Safe Haven Family Shelter (TN) 92.73 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Back on My Feet
100 South Broad Street
Suite 2136
Philadelphia, PA 19110
tel: (215) 772-1080
EIN: 26-2109809

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Board Leadership

David Guilmette
Chairman

CEO

Katy Sherratt
Chief Executive Officer

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