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Breakthrough Urban Ministries

Rise and Create Change

four stars

96.46

402 N. St. Louis Avenue Chicago, IL 60624
tel: (773) 722-1144   Web Site
EIN: 36-3810926

Board Leadership
Terry Truax
President

CEO
Arloa Sutter
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 96.46 four stars
  Financial 95.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

four stars

95.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 10/01/2016 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)
85.1%
  Administrative Expenses 5.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.85
  Program Expenses Growth 10.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 37.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Breakthrough Urban Ministries on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Breakthrough Urban Ministries on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Breakthrough Urban Ministries (IL) 96.46 four stars
St. Francis House (MA) 85.14 three stars
City Mission of Schenectady (NY) 96.47 four stars
Rescue Mission of El Paso (TX) 91.94 four stars
Backstreet Missions (IN) 87.22 three stars

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Breakthrough partners with those affected by poverty to build connections, develop skills and open doors of opportunity.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,603,375
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,435,750
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $901,581
Total Contributions $6,940,706
   Program Service Revenue $83,086
Total Primary Revenue $7,023,792
   Other Revenue $19,668
TOTAL REVENUE $7,043,460
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,306,761
   Administrative Expenses $334,716
   Fundraising Expenses $489,161
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,130,638
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,912,822
   
Net Assets $12,813,358

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
Homeless Intervention $2,483,385 57.7%
Youth Development $1,378,030 32.0%
Hunger Relief $445,346 10.3%

Ratings History
Breakthrough Urban Ministries has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 10/01/2016 96.46 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 90.01 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 93.59 four stars
2013-06 09/01/2014 92.12 four stars
2012-06 10/01/2013 86.77 three stars
2011-06 10/01/2012 95.21 four stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 87.32 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 11/01/2010 89.68 three stars
2008-06 10/01/2009 67.98 one star
2007-06 07/01/2008 87.62 three stars
2006-06 09/01/2007 87.89 three stars
2005-06 09/01/2006 93.40 four stars
2004-06 07/01/2005 75.99 two stars
2003-06 02/01/2004 85.14 three stars
2001-12 04/15/2003 85.34 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 36-3810926
Name in IRS Master File BREAKTHROUGH URBAN MINISTRIES 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 (29) Other religious activities
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, 1992
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, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
  • June, 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
$93,797 1.82% Arloa Sutter Executive Director

Breakthrough partners with those affected by poverty to build connections, develop skills and open doors of opportunity.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Breakthrough Urban Ministries (IL) 96.46 four stars
Oliver Gospel Mission (SC) 87.32 three stars
Orlando Union Rescue Mission (FL) 86.98 three stars
Hope Clinic (MI) 90.94 four stars
Bridgeport Rescue Mission (CT) 86.38 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Breakthrough Urban Ministries
402 N. St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60624
tel: (773) 722-1144
fax: (773) 722-1434
EIN: 36-3810926

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 47200
Chicago, IL 60647

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Board Leadership

Terry Truax
President

CEO

Arloa Sutter
Executive Director

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