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Human Services : Social Services

Dwelling Place

A Safe Place to Call Home.

four stars

98.76

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
LeNae Williamson
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 98.76 four stars
  Financial 98.25 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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

98.25

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 03/01/2021 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)
78.9%
  Administrative Expenses 11.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.80
  Program Expenses Growth 12.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.5%
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) 98.76 four stars
SafeHaven of Tarrant County (TX) 93.28 four stars
One Safe Place (CA) 88.01 three stars
La Casa de las Madres (CA) 92.88 four stars
SAFEHOME (KS) 91.54 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $583,285
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $306,632
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $889,917
   Program Service Revenue $15,274
Total Primary Revenue $905,191
   Other Revenue $-46,456
TOTAL REVENUE $858,735
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $675,939
   Administrative Expenses $85,797
   Fundraising Expenses $66,524
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $828,260
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $30,475
   
Net Assets $1,343,834

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 $362,182 53.6%
Transitional Housing $218,012 32.3%
Children's Programming $95,745 14.2%

Ratings History
Dwelling Place has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 03/01/2021 98.76 four stars
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 9.31% Linda Wiza Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Dwelling Place (MN) 98.76 four stars
Coalition to Abolish Slavery and Trafficking (Cast) (CA) 90.84 four stars
House of Ruth Maryland (MD) 92.67 four stars
Friendship Home of Lincoln (NE) 97.38 four stars
One Safe Place (CA) 88.01 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

LeNae Williamson
Executive Director

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