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Northwest Assistance Ministries

Neighbors Helping Neighbors

90.99

15555 Kuykendahl Road Houston, TX 77090
tel: (281) 885-4555   Web Site
EIN: 76-0088702

Board Leadership
Danny J. Rea
Chairman

CEO
Carole Little
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.99
  Financial 87.26
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 07/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

87.26

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 07/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, 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)
88.8%
  Administrative Expenses 6.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.52
  Program Expenses Growth 2.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 22.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Northwest Assistance Ministries on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Northwest Assistance Ministries on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Northwest Assistance Ministries (TX) 90.99
LIFT (DC) 90.84
Memorial Assistance Ministries (TX) 95.57
Providence Network (CO) 87.43
Irving Cares (TX) 91.21

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The concept of Northwest Assistance Ministries (NAM) was presented as a community service project to the Northwest Clergy Association in April 1983. A little more than six months later, NAM began operations with a small Food Pantry, Assistance Program and Resale Shop. Today, NAM is a multi-program, community-based social services agency. NAM's mission is to strive to meet basic human needs through neighbors helping neighbors. Our goal is to serve in a spirit of humility and charity and to enable people toward independence while respecting racial, cultural, and religious differences.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,217,471
   Federated Campaigns $50,000
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $602,892
   Related Organizations $66,502
   Government Grants $1,805,156
Total Contributions $7,742,021
   Program Service Revenue $617,979
Total Primary Revenue $8,360,000
   Other Revenue $1,198,884
TOTAL REVENUE $9,558,884
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $7,565,592
   Administrative Expenses $554,795
   Fundraising Expenses $399,612
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $8,519,999
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,038,885
   
Net Assets $4,268,843

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
Assistance Program $3,463,677 45.8%
Family Violence Center $2,217,833 29.3%
Health Care $995,397 13.2%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2014-09 07/01/2016 90.99
2014-09 06/01/2016 90.55
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 12/01/2015 91.40
2013-09 04/01/2015 82.71
2012-09 09/01/2014 82.32
2012-09 12/01/2013 81.64
2011-09 11/06/2012 82.32
2010-09 09/20/2011 88.52
 
CN 1.0
2009-09 02/01/2011 78.47
2008-09 04/01/2010 85.95
2007-09 02/01/2009 83.66
2006-09 02/01/2008 91.53
2005-09 02/01/2007 84.01
2004-09 05/01/2005 84.08
2003-09 12/01/2004 74.06
2002-09 11/01/2003 91.06

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

EIN 76-0088702
Name in IRS Master File NORTHWEST ASSISTANCE MINISTRIES
NTEE Code P20
NTEE Classification Human Service Organizations - Multipurpose
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (560) Supplying money, goods or services to the poor
(569) Referral service (social agencies)
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 April, 2004
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
  • September, 2012
  • September, 2011
  • September, 2010

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
$167,362 1.96% Carole Little President & CEO

The concept of Northwest Assistance Ministries (NAM) was presented as a community service project to the Northwest Clergy Association in April 1983. A little more than six months later, NAM began operations with a small Food Pantry, Assistance Program and Resale Shop. Today, NAM is a multi-program, community-based social services agency. NAM's mission is to strive to meet basic human needs through neighbors helping neighbors. Our goal is to serve in a spirit of humility and charity and to enable people toward independence while respecting racial, cultural, and religious differences.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Northwest Assistance Ministries (TX) 90.99
Together We Cope (IL) 91.59
Place of Forsyth County (GA) 87.25
Society of St. Vincent de Paul, Portland Council (OR) 86.31
North Dallas Shared Ministry (TX) 90.63

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Charity Contact Info

Northwest Assistance Ministries
15555 Kuykendahl Road
Houston, TX 77090
tel: (281) 885-4555
EIN: 76-0088702

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Board Leadership

Danny J. Rea
Chairman

CEO

Carole Little
President & CEO

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