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Grace Centers of Hope

Serving those in need since 1942

four stars

93.60

35 East Huron Pontiac, MI 48342
tel: (855) 435-7424   Web Site
EIN: 38-6094602

Board Leadership
Greg Guidice
Chairman

CEO
Kent W. Clark
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.60 four stars
  Financial 90.95 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Grace Centers of Hope is Oakland County's oldest and largest homeless shelter providing hope and help since 1942. Today, Grace Centers of Hope is considered one of the leading faith-based organizations in Southeastern Michigan daily confronting issues of homelessness, addiction, poverty and spiritual emptiness. On any given night, Grace Centers of Hope will accommodate between 150-200 men, women and children. Each year we serve over 100,000 meals and provide over 55,000 nights of stay. Grace Centers of Hope is a Christian organization committed to positively changing the lives of the homeless, addicted and unwanted through the Gospel of Jesus Christ, personal accountability, life skills education and work-related programs.

Grace Centers of Hope is Oakland County's oldest and largest homeless shelter providing hope and help since 1942. Today, Grace Centers of Hope is considered one of the leading faith-based organizations in Southeastern Michigan daily confronting issues of homelessness, addiction, poverty and spiritual emptiness. On any given night, Grace Centers of Hope will accommodate between 150-200 men, women and children. Each year we serve over 100,000 meals and provide over 55,000 nights of stay. Grace Centers of Hope is a Christian organization committed to positively changing the lives of the homeless, addicted and unwanted through the Gospel of Jesus Christ, personal accountability, life skills education and work-related programs.

Financial

four stars

90.95

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 12/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
83.8%
  Administrative Expenses 6.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.81
  Program Expenses Growth 6.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 11.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Grace Centers of Hope on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Grace Centers of Hope on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Grace Centers of Hope (MI) 93.60 four stars
Central Union Mission (DC) 89.86 three stars
St. Matthew's House (FL) 92.14 four stars
Great Falls Rescue Mission (MT) 91.63 four stars
Bethesda Mission (PA) 90.71 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,411,960
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $280,966
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $5,692,926
   Program Service Revenue $244,637
Total Primary Revenue $5,937,563
   Other Revenue $629,044
TOTAL REVENUE $6,566,607
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,273,711
   Administrative Expenses $485,209
   Fundraising Expenses $667,624
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,426,544
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-859,937
   
Net Assets $5,455,671

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
Life Skills Education Program $3,484,843 55.5%
Hands of Hope Childcare $343,248 5.5%
Rescued Treasures Thrift Store $185,034 2.9%

Ratings History
Grace Centers of Hope has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-10 12/01/2018 93.60 four stars
2016-10 12/22/2017 94.13 four stars
2015-10 03/01/2017 89.40 three stars
2014-10 06/01/2016 93.23 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-10 11/01/2015 93.34 four stars
2013-10 03/01/2015 93.81 four stars
2012-10 12/20/2013 90.94 four stars
2011-10 07/01/2012 92.88 four stars
2010-10 03/01/2012 82.46 three stars
2009-10 09/20/2011 77.39 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-10 05/01/2011 81.39 three stars
2008-10 05/01/2010 85.54 three stars
2007-10 07/01/2009 82.84 three stars
2006-10 04/01/2008 85.40 three stars
2005-10 09/01/2006 68.46 one star
2004-10 07/01/2005 61.45 one star
2003-10 08/01/2004 62.28 one star
2002-10 08/01/2003 61.97 one star
2001-10 10/15/2002 68.60 one star

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

EIN 38-6094602
Name in IRS Master File GRACE CENTERS OF HOPE
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 (29) Other religious activities
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 May, 1946
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End October
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • October, 2017
  • October, 2016
  • October, 2015
  • October, 2014
  • October, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title Compensation from Affiliates
$111,900 1.50% Kent W. Clark CEO $75,000

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Grace Centers of Hope (MI) 93.60 four stars
St. Matthew's House (FL) 92.14 four stars
People's City Mission (NE) 85.37 three stars
Knox Area Rescue Ministries (TN) 89.48 three stars
Miami Rescue Mission (FL) 93.70 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Grace Centers of Hope
35 East Huron
Pontiac, MI 48342
tel: (855) 435-7424
fax: (248) 334-7939
EIN: 38-6094602

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Board Leadership

Greg Guidice
Chairman

CEO

Kent W. Clark
Chief Executive Officer

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