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Community Development : Housing and Neighborhood Development

Enterprise Community Partners

Creating opportunity for low- and moderate-income people through affordable housing in diverse, thriving communities.

four stars

98.57

11000 Broken Land Parkway Suite 700
Columbia, MD 21044
tel: (410) 964-1230   Web Site
EIN: 52-1231931

Board Leadership
J. Ronald Terwilliger
Chairman

CEO
Terri Ludwig
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 98.57 four stars
  Financial 97.98 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

four stars

97.98

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 05/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
83.7%
  Administrative Expenses 12.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.91
  Program Expenses Growth 8.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 11.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Enterprise Community Partners on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Enterprise Community Partners on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Enterprise Community Partners (MD) 98.57 four stars
Neighborhood Partnerships (OR) 87.74 three stars
Chicago Cares (IL) 93.73 four stars
Phillips Brook House Association (MA) 88.66 three stars
Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation (MN) 91.56 four stars

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Making Well-Designed Homes Affordable
As a proven and powerful nonprofit, Enterprise improves communities and people's lives by making well-designed homes affordable. We bring together nationwide know-how, partners, policy leadership and investment to multiply the impact of local affordable housing development.

Our mission: To create opportunity for low- and moderate-income people through affordable housing in diverse, thriving communities. Over more than 30 years, Enterprise has created nearly 380,000 homes, invested $28.9 billion and touched millions of lives.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $33,938,516
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,184,161
   Related Organizations $3,400,000
   Government Grants $30,036,234
Total Contributions $68,558,911
   Program Service Revenue $8,141,668
Total Primary Revenue $76,700,579
   Other Revenue $5,285,755
TOTAL REVENUE $81,986,334
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $61,779,431
   Administrative Expenses $10,884,526
   Fundraising Expenses $3,402,320
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $76,066,277
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $5,920,057
   
Net Assets $265,006,304

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
Grant and Loan Distribution $61,779,431 100.0%

Ratings History
Enterprise Community Partners has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 05/01/2017 98.57 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 98.87 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 97.87 four stars
2014-12 12/01/2015 96.46 four stars
2013-12 04/01/2015 96.82 four stars
2012-12 05/01/2014 98.28 four stars
2011-12 12/20/2012 89.32 three stars
2010-12 02/01/2012 84.01 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 84.26 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 04/01/2011 77.74 two stars
2008-12 04/01/2010 90.03 four stars
2007-12 12/17/2008 95.54 four stars
2006-12 07/01/2008 95.42 four stars
2005-12 04/01/2008 86.27 three stars
2004-12 10/01/2005 80.84 three stars
2003-12 10/01/2004 82.79 three stars
2002-12 10/01/2003 92.58 four stars
2001-12 02/05/2003 98.75 four stars
2000-12 10/15/2002 98.89 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 52-1231931
Name in IRS Master File ENTERPRISE COMMUNITY PARTNERS INC
NTEE Code S20
NTEE Classification Community, Neighborhood Development, Improvement (General)
NTEE Type Community Improvement, Capacity Building
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (398) Instruction and guidance on housing
(994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
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 Central - the organization is a central type organization (no group exemption) of a National, Regional or Geographic grouping of organizations.
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date June, 1981
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, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

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

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$576,345 0.75% Terri L. Ludwig President, CEO

Making Well-Designed Homes Affordable
As a proven and powerful nonprofit, Enterprise improves communities and people's lives by making well-designed homes affordable. We bring together nationwide know-how, partners, policy leadership and investment to multiply the impact of local affordable housing development.

Our mission: To create opportunity for low- and moderate-income people through affordable housing in diverse, thriving communities. Over more than 30 years, Enterprise has created nearly 380,000 homes, invested $28.9 billion and touched millions of lives.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Enterprise Community Partners (MD) 98.57 four stars
WE ACT for Environmental Justice (NY) 92.15 four stars
Robin Hood Foundation (NY) 90.73 four stars
Hope Community (MN) 88.98 three stars
Metropolitan Planning Council (IL) 85.67 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Enterprise Community Partners
11000 Broken Land Parkway
Suite 700
Columbia, MD 21044
tel: (410) 964-1230
EIN: 52-1231931

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Board Leadership

J. Ronald Terwilliger
Chairman

CEO

Terri Ludwig
President & CEO

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