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Human Services : Social Services

Lighthouse of Oakland County

Moving people from crisis towards self-sufficiency

three stars

85.62

46156 Woodward Avenue P.O. Box 430508
Pontiac, MI 48343
tel: (248) 920-6000   Web Site
EIN: 38-2391381

Board Leadership
Dennis Winkler
Chair

CEO
Rick David
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.62 three stars
  Financial 82.91 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 06/01/2016 using data provided by the charity on a consolidated pro forma 990 which was verified against 990s received from the IRS.

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Financial

three stars

82.91

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 06/01/2016 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)
77.7%
  Administrative Expenses 12.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.26
  Program Expenses Growth -12.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 17.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Lighthouse of Oakland County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Lighthouse of Oakland County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Lighthouse of Oakland County (MI) 85.62 three stars
ProJeCt of Easton (PA) 93.44 four stars
Neighborhood Club (MI) 94.51 four stars
Casita Maria (NY) 87.17 three stars
Keystone Community Services (MN) 89.70 three stars

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Lighthouse of Oakland County (LOC) has been providing services to low-income families in Oakland County since 1972. Last year, LOC provided assistance to families and individuals in need on 70,000 separate occasions. The services these deserving people received were provided by LOC's three key subsidiaries: Lighthouse Community Development (LCD), rejuvenating communities through affordable housing and educated homeowners; Lighthouse Emergency Services (LES), providing emergency food, housing, medical, utility and other services to people who need immediate help; and Lighthouse PATH (PATH), which provides long-term housing and support to help women achieve self-sufficiency and a healthy family environment for their children.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,803,267
   Federated Campaigns $155,471
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $196,702
   Related Organizations $154,344
   Government Grants $1,284,640
Total Contributions $4,594,424
   Program Service Revenue $109,012
Total Primary Revenue $4,703,436
   Other Revenue $837,771
TOTAL REVENUE $5,541,207
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,180,501
   Administrative Expenses $741,578
   Fundraising Expenses $599,803
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,521,882
   
Payments to Affiliates $348,200
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $19,325
   
Net Assets $8,622,779

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
Lighthouse Emergency Services $2,432,261 58.2%
Lighthouse PATH $1,141,978 27.3%
Childcare Program $385,469 9.2%
Community Development $121,226 2.9%
Leasing Assistance Program $27,578 0.7%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2014-06 06/01/2016 85.62 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 12/22/2015 79.10 two stars
2013-06 08/01/2014 81.23 three stars
2011-06 08/01/2013 88.52 three stars
2011-06 08/01/2013 88.52 three stars
2010-06 12/01/2011 91.88 four stars
2009-06 09/20/2011 82.37 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 11/01/2010 88.29 three stars
2007-06 06/01/2009 73.59 two stars
2006-06 08/01/2007 73.61 two stars
2005-06 07/01/2006 89.96 three stars
2004-06 04/01/2005 90.67 four stars
2003-06 04/01/2004 87.71 three stars
2002-06 10/01/2003 94.04 four 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 38-2391381
Name in IRS Master File LIGHTHOUSE OF OAKLAND COUNTY INC
NTEE Code P60
NTEE Classification Emergency Assistance (Food, Clothing, Cash)
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
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 May, 1982
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
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  • 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
$148,356 2.68% John Ziraldo President, CEO

Lighthouse of Oakland County (LOC) has been providing services to low-income families in Oakland County since 1972. Last year, LOC provided assistance to families and individuals in need on 70,000 separate occasions. The services these deserving people received were provided by LOC's three key subsidiaries: Lighthouse Community Development (LCD), rejuvenating communities through affordable housing and educated homeowners; Lighthouse Emergency Services (LES), providing emergency food, housing, medical, utility and other services to people who need immediate help; and Lighthouse PATH (PATH), which provides long-term housing and support to help women achieve self-sufficiency and a healthy family environment for their children.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Lighthouse of Oakland County (MI) 85.62 three stars
Abraham House (NY) 86.75 three stars
Centro (MN) 94.22 four stars
The Educational Alliance (NY) 93.15 four stars
Father Joe's Villages (CA) 88.60 three stars

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Note: This rating represents consolidated financial data for these organizations:

  • Lighthouse of Oakland County
  • Lighthouse P.A.T.H. (38-2882826)
  • Lighthouse Community Development (38-3119757)
  • Lighthouse Emergency Services (38-3327797)

Charity Contact Info

Lighthouse of Oakland County
46156 Woodward Avenue
P.O. Box 430508
Pontiac, MI 48343
tel: (248) 920-6000
fax: (248) 335-1099
EIN: 38-2391381

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Board Leadership

Dennis Winkler
Chair

CEO

Rick David
President, CEO

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