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Charity Motors

Helping those who help others

zero star

54.61

10431 Grand River Avenue Detroit, MI 48204
tel: (888) 908-2277   Web Site
EIN: 38-3251827

Board Leadership
Norman A. Yatooma
Chairman

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 54.61 zero star
  Financial 68.65 one star
  Accountability & Transparency 44.00 zero star
This rating was published 05/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Charity Motors is dedicated to helping people in need with transportation. Charity Motors provides transportation assistance to over 5,000 underprivileged individuals at a price significantly below fair market value to help foster personal development and educational advancement. Charity Motors will sell your vehicle, at a discount, to someone in need. This helps provide individuals who have struggled finding access to transportation with the freedom of their own car or truck. The proceeds from those sales benefit thousands of charities or any charity you designate at the time of donation.

Charity Motors is dedicated to helping people in need with transportation. Charity Motors provides transportation assistance to over 5,000 underprivileged individuals at a price significantly below fair market value to help foster personal development and educational advancement. Charity Motors will sell your vehicle, at a discount, to someone in need. This helps provide individuals who have struggled finding access to transportation with the freedom of their own car or truck. The proceeds from those sales benefit thousands of charities or any charity you designate at the time of donation.

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Financial

one star

68.65

Accountability & Transparency

zero star

44.00

This rating was published 05/01/2019 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)
80.3%
  Administrative Expenses 7.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) < 0.01
  Program Expenses Growth -1.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 99.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Charity Motors on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Charity Motors on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Charity Motors (MI) 54.61 zero star
Community Service Society of New York (NY) 91.64 four stars
Mustard Seed of Central Florida (FL) 95.31 four stars
Providence Network (CO) 89.49 three stars
St. Vincent de Paul of Baltimore (MD) 94.18 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,776,110
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $5,776,110
   Program Service Revenue $401,257
Total Primary Revenue $6,177,367
   Other Revenue $11,308
TOTAL REVENUE $6,188,675
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,494,603
   Administrative Expenses $454,929
   Fundraising Expenses $855,068
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,804,600
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-615,925
   
Net Assets $23,354

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 05/01/2019 54.61 zero star
2016-12 06/01/2018 55.12 one star
2015-12 06/01/2017 55.67 one star
2014-12 06/01/2016 57.58 one star
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 55.19 one star
2013-12 08/01/2015 61.59 one star
2012-12 05/01/2014 61.96 one star
2011-12 06/01/2013 61.58 one star
2010-12 06/01/2012 61.49 one star
2010-12 03/01/2012 61.46 one star
2009-12 09/20/2011 61.63 one star
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 03/01/2011 68.26 one star
2008-12 02/01/2010 68.42 one star
2007-12 10/01/2008 72.90 two stars
2006-12 12/01/2007 64.03 one star
2005-12 12/01/2006 54.79 zero star
2004-12 03/01/2006 62.70 one star
2003-12 02/01/2005 80.27 three stars
2002-12 01/01/2004 80.34 three stars
2001-12 04/15/2003 72.08 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 38-3251827
Name in IRS Master File CHARITY MOTORS INC
NTEE Code T50
NTEE Classification Philanthropy, Charity, Voluntarism Promotion, General
NTEE Type Philanthropy, Voluntarism and Grantmaking Foundations
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(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 July, 1996
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, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$239,000 3.51% Norman A. Yatooma President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Charity Motors (MI) 54.61 zero star
FamilyMeans (MN) 91.18 four stars
Philanthropy Ohio (OH) 86.28 three stars
House of Hope (FL) 96.46 four stars
Community Family Life Services (DC) 88.28 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Charity Motors
10431 Grand River Avenue
Detroit, MI 48204
tel: (888) 908-2277
EIN: 38-3251827

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Board Leadership

Norman A. Yatooma
Chairman

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