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Human Services : Social Services

Dwelling Place

A Safe Place to Call Home.

four stars

93.27

940 44th Avenue Northeast Unit #21307
Columbia Heights, MN 55421
tel: (651) 221-0405   Web Site
EIN: 41-1897793

Board Leadership
Roy Anderson
Board Chair

CEO
Linda Wiza
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.27 four stars
  Financial 94.87 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Dwelling Place is a Christian ministry providing healing and hope to victims of domestic abuse through supportive services and a safe place to call home. The Dwelling Place was established in 1998 to provide for both the physical and the spiritual needs of a woman and her children after fleeing a violent partner. We identify our core values and guiding principles for all operations and relationships of the ministry. The Dwelling Place exists to break the generational cycle of abuse by equipping and empowering women through the love of Jesus Christ so they can experience lasting freedom.

The Dwelling Place is a Christian ministry providing healing and hope to victims of domestic abuse through supportive services and a safe place to call home. The Dwelling Place was established in 1998 to provide for both the physical and the spiritual needs of a woman and her children after fleeing a violent partner. We identify our core values and guiding principles for all operations and relationships of the ministry. The Dwelling Place exists to break the generational cycle of abuse by equipping and empowering women through the love of Jesus Christ so they can experience lasting freedom.

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Financial

four stars

94.87

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 03/01/2020 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)
75.8%
  Administrative Expenses 13.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.91
  Program Expenses Growth 13.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Dwelling Place on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Dwelling Place on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Dwelling Place (MN) 93.27 four stars
Human Options (CA) 91.66 four stars
Montgomery County Women's Center (TX) 88.54 three stars
Women's and Children's Alliance (ID) 94.13 four stars
SAFEHOME (KS) 91.54 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $724,015
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $385,629
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $25,000
Total Contributions $1,134,644
   Program Service Revenue $7,635
Total Primary Revenue $1,142,279
   Other Revenue $-50,485
TOTAL REVENUE $1,092,075
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $597,023
   Administrative Expenses $84,040
   Fundraising Expenses $62,795
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $743,858
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $348,217
   
Net Assets $1,309,479

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
Domestic Abuse Program and Support Services $340,662 57.1%
Transitional Housing $191,778 32.1%
Children's Programming $64,583 10.8%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 03/01/2020 93.27 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 41-1897793
Name in IRS Master File DWELLING PLACE
NTEE Code P43
NTEE Classification Family Violence Shelters, Services
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable 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 March, 1999
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
$77,175 10.37% Linda Wiza Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Dwelling Place (MN) 93.27 four stars
Center for Safety and Change (NY) 91.16 four stars
Safehouse Denver (CO) 91.68 four stars
SAFEHOME (KS) 91.54 four stars
WEAVE (CA) 89.02 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Dwelling Place
940 44th Avenue Northeast
Unit #21307
Columbia Heights, MN 55421
tel: (651) 221-0405
EIN: 41-1897793

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Board Leadership

Roy Anderson
Board Chair

CEO

Linda Wiza
Executive Director

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