Human Services : Social Services

Northwest Assistance Ministries

Neighbors Helping Neighbors

four stars

96.46

15555 Kuykendahl Road Houston, TX 77090
tel: (281) 885-4609   Web Site
EIN: 76-0088702

Board Leadership
James B. Fryfogle
Chair

CEO
Les Cave
President & CEO

  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 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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.

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.

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Financial

four stars

95.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 02/01/2020 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)
89.8%
  Administrative Expenses 5.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.97
  Program Expenses Growth 14.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 14.2%
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.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $9,500,914
   Federated Campaigns $220,000
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $714,994
   Related Organizations $88,877
   Government Grants $2,739,672
Total Contributions $13,264,457
   Program Service Revenue $366,589
Total Primary Revenue $13,631,046
   Other Revenue $589,630
TOTAL REVENUE $14,220,676
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $11,766,910
   Administrative Expenses $609,453
   Fundraising Expenses $523,736
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $12,900,099
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,320,577
   
Net Assets $9,979,265

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$53,846 0.41% Alfred Cave III President, CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$100,909 0.78% Denese Hammon Chief Financial Officer

Mission

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.

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Charity Contact Info

Northwest Assistance Ministries
15555 Kuykendahl Road
Houston, TX 77090
tel: (281) 885-4609
EIN: 76-0088702

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Board Leadership

James B. Fryfogle
Chair

CEO

Les Cave
President & CEO