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HAVEN, Montana

A safe place when you need it most.

three stars

89.54

P.O. Box 752 Bozeman, MT 59771
tel: (406) 586-7689   Web Site
EIN: 81-0389914

Board Leadership
Sarabeth Rees
Chair

CEO
Erica Aytes Coyle
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.54 three stars
  Financial 85.77 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

HAVEN is committed to reducing the incidence and minimizing the impact of domestic abuse on families and communities. We provide emergency shelter, crisis intervention, on-going support, referrals, and education. Over the last four decades, HAVEN has worked to both provide safe intervention for survivors of intimate partner violence, as well as to prevent future violence from occurring. In the last year HAVEN has served 1,120 survivors: 331 received legal advocacy, 37 attended support groups, 45 received counseling, and 145 men, women, and children received shelter. HAVEN's 24-hour support line has answered 4,513 calls for survivors, families, and community members.

HAVEN is committed to reducing the incidence and minimizing the impact of domestic abuse on families and communities. We provide emergency shelter, crisis intervention, on-going support, referrals, and education. Over the last four decades, HAVEN has worked to both provide safe intervention for survivors of intimate partner violence, as well as to prevent future violence from occurring. In the last year HAVEN has served 1,120 survivors: 331 received legal advocacy, 37 attended support groups, 45 received counseling, and 145 men, women, and children received shelter. HAVEN's 24-hour support line has answered 4,513 calls for survivors, families, and community members.

Impact Information

This charity has reported a measure of cost-effectiveness: how much impact (per dollar) your donation will have on the charity's social outcome. The cost-effectiveness calculation was performed using protocols developed by ImpactMatters, an independent auditor of philanthropic impact.

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Program Name: Haven
Program Activities
Haven provides people experiencing homelessness with a temporary place to stay.
Impact Statement
$10 provides a night of shelter for a person experiencing homelessness.
Impact Assessment
5/5
Assessment Benchmark
Impact assessments of emergency shelters are based on the cost of providing a night of shelter relative to the Fair Market Rent in that county. Programs receive a 5/5 assessment if they are less than 200% the cost of a meal and a 4/5 assessment if they are less than 400%. If a nonprofit reports impact but doesn't meet the threshold for cost-effectiveness, it earns a 3/5 assessment.
Methodology
ImpactMatters analyzed publicly available data to rate the cost-effectiveness of Haven.
Data Source
We look for self-reported shelter nights. If we cannot find this information we estimate it using HIC data.
Method for Attributing Outcomes
We assume that the provision of shelter by one nonprofit does not diminish the provision of shelter by any other (neighboring) nonprofit. We also assume there is, in general, no slack capacity in the homeless shelter system. In the absence of a given shelter, beneficiaries would not be able to stay at another shelter because other shelters are assumed to have no beds to spare. We therefore set the counterfactual to zero.
Details
Analysis conducted by ImpactMatters and published on November 22, 2019.
This impact information is current as of June 2020, when it was provided to us by ImpactMatters. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

three stars

85.77

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 06/01/2020 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)
70.2%
  Administrative Expenses 7.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 22.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.15
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.23
  Program Expenses Growth 11.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by HAVEN, Montana on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by HAVEN, Montana on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Constituent Voice

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How is the organization collecting feedback?
Electronic surveys (by email, tablet, etc), Paper surveys, Focus groups or interviews (by phone or in person), Constituent (client or resident, etc) advisory committees
How is the organization using feedback?
To identify and remedy poor client service experiences, To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To identify where we are less inclusive or equitable across demographic groups, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve
With whom is the organization sharing feedback?
The people we serve, Our staff, Our board, Our funders, Our community partners
What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?
It is difficult to get the people we serve to respond to requests for feedback, Staff find it hard to prioritize feedback collection and review due to lack of time
Describe a recent change in your organization that resulted from feedback.
An external consultant report that surveyed survivors found that many felt isolated and stigmatized They wanted to address this survivor-associated stigma, reduce feelings of isolation, and give back to the community by sending the message “You are not alone,” to other survivors As a result of this external report, HAVEN created the End the Silence Speakers Bureau so survivors could share their personal experiences with domestic violence The members of this impactful program participate in an 8-week preparation program and then share their story as a group at Taste of HAVEN, our annual fundraiser Over the lifetime of this program, End the Silence has worked with 21 survivors; this year, three survivors participated
This Constituent Voice information is provided to us by Candid. At this time, Constituent Voice information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
HAVEN, Montana (MT) 89.54 three stars
Thistle Farms (TN) 95.74 four stars
The Shelter for Abused Women & Children (FL) 90.39 four stars
Laurel House (PA) 91.65 four stars
The Family Place (TX) 94.15 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,303,238
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $170,132
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $280,538
Total Contributions $1,753,908
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,753,908
   Other Revenue $13,464
TOTAL REVENUE $1,767,372
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $673,133
   Administrative Expenses $83,260
   Fundraising Expenses $284,846
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,041,239
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $726,133
   
Net Assets $1,959,570

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
Shelter $134,627 20.0%
Legal Advocacy $114,433 17.0%
Support Line $107,701 16.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 06/01/2020 89.54 three stars
2018-06 04/01/2020 92.43 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 81-0389914
Name in IRS Master File HAVEN
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (559) Other matters
(569) Referral service (social agencies)
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 May, 1980
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$71,381 6.85% Erica Coyle Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
HAVEN, Montana (MT) 89.54 three stars
Zacharias Sexual Abuse Center (IL) 86.92 three stars
InterAct (NC) 86.69 three stars
Laura's House (CA) 91.07 four stars
Middle Way House (IN) 88.70 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

HAVEN, Montana
P.O. Box 752
Bozeman, MT 59771
tel: (406) 586-7689
fax: (406) 586-0263
EIN: 81-0389914

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Board Leadership

Sarabeth Rees
Chair

CEO

Erica Aytes Coyle
Executive Director

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