Disable all preview features

Human Services : Homeless Services

Metropolitan Ministries

Hope Is Here

four stars

90.87

2002 North Florida Avenue Tampa, FL 33602
tel: (813) 209-1000   Web Site
EIN: 59-1477007

Board Leadership
Thomas P. Cornett
Chair

CEO
Tim Marks
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.87 four stars
  Financial 87.10 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

For over 40 years, Metropolitan Ministries has served poor and homeless men, women, and children in the Tampa Bay region. The Ministries has gone from a single room food pantry, to one of America's most effective and innovative caregivers. With onsite transitional housing for 100 families and serving as many as 150 families daily through Homeless Prevention and Housing Programs, the Ministries remains committed to breaking the cycle of poverty. Metropolitan Ministries' mission is to care for the homeless and those at risk of becoming homeless in our community through services that alleviate suffering, promote dignity and instill self-sufficiency...as an expression of the ongoing ministry of Jesus Christ.

For over 40 years, Metropolitan Ministries has served poor and homeless men, women, and children in the Tampa Bay region. The Ministries has gone from a single room food pantry, to one of America's most effective and innovative caregivers. With onsite transitional housing for 100 families and serving as many as 150 families daily through Homeless Prevention and Housing Programs, the Ministries remains committed to breaking the cycle of poverty. Metropolitan Ministries' mission is to care for the homeless and those at risk of becoming homeless in our community through services that alleviate suffering, promote dignity and instill self-sufficiency...as an expression of the ongoing ministry of Jesus Christ.

Impact Information

GuideStar is Charity Navigator's trusted partner in sharing information on how this organization seeks impact.  GuideStar has recognized this organization with a Platinum Seal of Transparency for voluntarily and publicly sharing information about how they measure their progress and results.  Learn More about Impact Information.
Reported Results
Showing 3 of 7
Total in 2019
Number of meals served or provided
1,912,420
Number of families helped through housing and case management services
756
Number of households that obtain/retain permanent housing for at least 6 months
741
Number of volunteers
29,571
Number of low-income households who have received utilities assistance to keep the lights, heat and/or water on in their homes
1,004
Number of and dollar amount of goods and services given in-kind
7,600,000
Number of bed nights (nights spent in shelter)
138,886
This impact information is current as of August 2020, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

three stars

87.10

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 04/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
83.6%
  Administrative Expenses 5.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.67
  Program Expenses Growth 10.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 23.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Metropolitan Ministries on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Metropolitan Ministries on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Constituent Voice

Charity Navigator believes collecting feedback from the people an organization serves can make it more effective. That is why we're partnering with GuideStar by Candid to share Constituent Voice information with you. Here's how this organization is listening and learning from its constituents:
How is the organization collecting feedback?
Paper surveys, Focus groups or interviews (by phone or in person), Case management notes, Community meetings or town halls, Constituent (client or resident, etc) advisory committees, Suggestion box/email
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 strengthen relationships with the people we serve
With whom is the organization sharing feedback?
The people we serve, Our staff, Our board, Our community partners
What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?
Note: This organization did not select any of the multiple choice responses to this question
Describe a recent change in your organization that resulted from feedback.
Note: This organization did not answer this question
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
Metropolitan Ministries (FL) 90.87 four stars
Union Station Homeless Services (CA) 95.84 four stars
Open Doors Kalamazoo (MI) 96.10 four stars
Deborah's Place (IL) 94.10 four stars
Coalition for the Homeless of Central Florida (FL) 91.00 four stars

Compare These Charities (Highly Rated)

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $18,081,015
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $782,621
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $3,937,396
Total Contributions $22,801,032
   Program Service Revenue $639,114
Total Primary Revenue $23,440,146
   Other Revenue $1,709,083
TOTAL REVENUE $25,149,229
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $22,187,114
   Administrative Expenses $1,828,639
   Fundraising Expenses $2,039,977
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $26,055,730
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-906,501
   
Net Assets $15,621,280

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
Residential and Offsite Program $11,147,775 50.2%
Outreach and Prevention $7,129,131 32.1%
Childhood and Adult Education $3,910,208 17.6%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 04/01/2019 90.87 four stars
2017-06 05/01/2018 85.34 three stars
2016-06 09/01/2017 91.03 four stars
2015-06 11/01/2016 91.11 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 89.23 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 12/01/2015 93.59 four stars
2014-06 10/01/2015 92.99 four stars
2013-06 10/01/2014 90.09 four stars
2012-06 07/01/2013 90.02 four stars
2012-06 05/01/2013 88.86 three stars
2011-06 06/01/2012 86.95 three stars
2010-06 12/01/2011 91.16 four stars
2009-06 09/20/2011 91.84 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 12/22/2010 90.82 four stars
2008-06 12/01/2009 88.24 three stars
2007-06 10/01/2008 90.33 four stars
2006-06 07/01/2007 83.33 three stars
2005-06 06/01/2006 74.26 two stars
2004-06 06/01/2005 67.94 one star
2003-06 02/01/2004 73.82 two 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 59-1477007
Name in IRS Master File METROPOLITAN MINISTRIES INC
NTEE Code P85
NTEE Classification Homeless Persons Centers, Services
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (575) Services for the aged (see also 153 ad 382)
(560) Supplying money, goods or services to the poor
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 December, 1975
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, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$181,337 0.69% Tim Marks President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Metropolitan Ministries (FL) 90.87 four stars
Chapman Partnership (FL) 96.95 four stars
New York City Relief/The Relief Bus (NJ) 85.05 three stars
Sheffield Place (MO) 97.29 four stars
Samaritan Ministries (NC) 91.02 four stars

Compare These Charities (Highly Rated)

Are you the representative for this organization? If so, click here to access the application form. As an official representative you will have the ability to update some of the information on this page.

Constituent Voice

This organization is sharing information on how they communicate with stakeholders to better inform your giving.

Charity Contact Info

Metropolitan Ministries
2002 North Florida Avenue
Tampa, FL 33602
tel: (813) 209-1000
EIN: 59-1477007

Visit Web Site

Board Leadership

Thomas P. Cornett
Chair

CEO

Tim Marks
President & CEO

Join Our Mailing List

Join over 400,000 other informed givers and get updates on charity ratings, new features, hot topics, and tips for donating.