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Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston

Bringing people of diverse faith traditions together for dialogue, collaboration and service.

four stars

92.34

3303 Main Street Houston, TX 77002
tel: (713) 533-4900   Web Site
EIN: 74-1488102

Board Leadership
Franklin J. Harberg, Jr.
Chair of the Board

CEO
Martin B. Cominsky
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.34 four stars
  Financial 89.18 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston (IM) brings people of diverse faith traditions together for dialogue, collaboration and service, as a demonstration of our shared beliefs. IM provides three main services: Meals on Wheels which delivers more than 1.7 million meals each year to seniors in Harris, Galveston, and surrounding counties and the affiliated Animeals program which provides pet food and care to the dogs and cats of our seniors; Refugee Services which, in conjunction with the U.S. State Department and Episcopal Migration Ministries, resettles hundreds of legal refugees in Houston each year; Interfaith Relations and Community Partnerships, which engages diverse groups to promote understanding and dialogue; and Volunteer Houston, which connects volunteers with non-profits across the Greater Houston area.

Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston (IM) brings people of diverse faith traditions together for dialogue, collaboration and service, as a demonstration of our shared beliefs. IM provides three main services: Meals on Wheels which delivers more than 1.7 million meals each year to seniors in Harris, Galveston, and surrounding counties and the affiliated Animeals program which provides pet food and care to the dogs and cats of our seniors; Refugee Services which, in conjunction with the U.S. State Department and Episcopal Migration Ministries, resettles hundreds of legal refugees in Houston each year; Interfaith Relations and Community Partnerships, which engages diverse groups to promote understanding and dialogue; and Volunteer Houston, which connects volunteers with non-profits across the Greater Houston area.

Financial

three stars

89.18

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

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)
82.0%
  Administrative Expenses 9.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.04
  Program Expenses Growth 2.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 12.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston (TX) 92.34 four stars
Eva's Village (NJ) 96.46 four stars
ICNA Relief USA (NY) 93.91 four stars
Inter-Faith Council for Social Service (NC) 91.54 four stars
St. Vincent de Paul of Seattle|King County (WA) 88.82 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,512,889
   Federated Campaigns $860,818
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $640,969
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $8,321,588
Total Contributions $15,336,264
   Program Service Revenue $663,184
Total Primary Revenue $15,999,448
   Other Revenue $-13,207
TOTAL REVENUE $15,986,241
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $12,516,659
   Administrative Expenses $1,525,016
   Fundraising Expenses $1,417,959
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $15,459,634
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $526,607
   
Net Assets $16,914,719

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
Meals & AniMeals on Wheels $9,082,150 72.6%
The Refugee Services Program $2,551,665 20.4%
Interfaith Relations $694,951 5.6%

Ratings History
Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston has received 13 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 06/01/2020 92.34 four stars
2018-06 06/01/2019 91.45 four stars
2017-06 12/01/2018 96.13 four stars
2017-06 06/01/2018 95.21 four stars
2016-06 04/01/2017 95.53 four stars
2015-06 12/21/2016 94.00 four stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 93.37 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2015-06 03/01/2016 95.89 four stars
2014-06 11/01/2015 93.32 four stars
2013-06 06/01/2014 94.83 four stars
2012-06 06/01/2013 95.87 four stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 93.10 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 93.08 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 04/01/2011 93.16 four stars
2008-12 05/01/2010 91.23 four stars
2007-12 02/01/2009 90.67 four stars
2006-12 02/01/2008 90.66 four stars
2005-12 02/01/2007 80.36 three stars
2004-12 03/01/2006 91.06 four stars
2003-12 01/05/2005 85.98 three 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 74-1488102
Name in IRS Master File INTERFAITH MINISTRIES FOR GREATER HOUSTON
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 (59) Other school related activities
(561) Gifts or grants to individuals (other than scholarships)
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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 November, 1964
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
$240,347 1.55% Martin B. Cominsky President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston (TX) 92.34 four stars
Good+Foundation (NY) 93.40 four stars
Crisis Control Ministry (NC) 89.02 three stars
Tipping Point Community (CA) 94.07 four stars
Interfaith Caring Ministries (TX) 91.54 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston
3303 Main Street
Houston, TX 77002
tel: (713) 533-4900
fax: (713) 520-4663
EIN: 74-1488102

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Board Leadership

Franklin J. Harberg, Jr.
Chair of the Board

CEO

Martin B. Cominsky
President and CEO

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