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Community Development : Housing and Neighborhood Development

South Puget Sound Habitat for Humanity

Bringing people together to build homes, communities and hope

86.32

711 Capitol Way South Suite 401
Olympia, WA 98501
tel: (360) 956-3456   Web Site
EIN: 91-1427020

Board Leadership
John Hutchings
President

CEO
Carly Colgan
Chief Executive Officer

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  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.32
  Financial 92.91
  Accountability & Transparency 82.00
This rating was published 12/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Seeking to put God's love into action, South Puget Sound (SPS) Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, communities and hope. Founded in 1989, SPS Habitat serves the very-low income families whose dream is to own their own homes and self determine their own futures. Working with donors and volunteers, SPS Habitat Develops and builds affordable housing communities in Thurston County. To date we have completed four developments and fifty houses, currently we are building Deyoe Vista, a thirty-three single family home development in Lacey.

Seeking to put God's love into action, South Puget Sound (SPS) Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, communities and hope. Founded in 1989, SPS Habitat serves the very-low income families whose dream is to own their own homes and self determine their own futures. Working with donors and volunteers, SPS Habitat Develops and builds affordable housing communities in Thurston County. To date we have completed four developments and fifty houses, currently we are building Deyoe Vista, a thirty-three single family home development in Lacey.

Financial

92.91

Accountability & Transparency

82.00

This rating was published 12/01/2020 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)
77.7%
  Administrative Expenses 15.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.50
  Program Expenses Growth 16.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 34.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by South Puget Sound Habitat for Humanity on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by South Puget Sound Habitat for Humanity on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Constituent Feedback

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Here's how this organization is listening and learning from the people they serve:
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?
We don't have any major challenges to collecting feedback
Describe a recent change in your organization that resulted from feedback.
Numerous changes to our homeowner selection process through focus group with the volunteers on the committee Their feedback led to changes in the next round of applications that allowed them to have more of the information that they needed to make decisions
This Constituent Feedback information is provided to us by Candid. At this time, Constituent Feedback information published on this organization's page has no effect on its star rating per our methodology.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
South Puget Sound Habitat for Humanity (WA) 86.32
Habitat for Humanity of Washington, D.C. (DC) 87.77
Habitat for Humanity of the Lehigh Valley (PA) 96.33
Habitat for Humanity of the Chesapeake (MD) 91.11
Habitat for Humanity of Greater Baton Rouge (LA) 92.38

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,641,316
   Federated Campaigns $4,508
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $500,436
Total Contributions $2,146,260
   Program Service Revenue $133,170
Total Primary Revenue $2,279,430
   Other Revenue $-365,255
TOTAL REVENUE $1,914,175
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,663,144
   Administrative Expenses $292,740
   Fundraising Expenses $121,303
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,077,187
   
Payments to Affiliates $11,000
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-163,012
   
Net Assets $2,664,799

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
2019-06 12/01/2020 86.32
2018-06 04/01/2020 83.70

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 91-1427020
Name in IRS Master File HABITAT FOR HUMANITY INTERNATIONAL INC
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 (398) Instruction and guidance on housing
(380) Low-income housing
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 Subordinate - the organization is a subordinate in a group ruling.
Group Name HABITAT FOR HUMANITY INTERNATIONAL
Ruling Date January, 1987
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$43,475 2.09% Carly Colgan Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
South Puget Sound Habitat for Humanity (WA) 86.32
Habitat for Humanity of Greater Chattanooga (TN) 86.94
Habitat for Humanity of Evansville (IN) 96.46
Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver (CO) 95.47
Habitat for Humanity of Eastern Connecticut (CT) 91.16

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Charity Contact Info

South Puget Sound Habitat for Humanity
711 Capitol Way South
Suite 401
Olympia, WA 98501
tel: (360) 956-3456
EIN: 91-1427020

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Board Leadership

John Hutchings
President

CEO

Carly Colgan
Chief Executive Officer

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