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Human Services : Homeless Services

Pine Street Inn

Ending homelessness in Boston

91.32

444 Harrison Avenue Boston, MA 02118
tel: (617) 892-9100   Web Site
EIN: 04-2516093

Board Leadership
Patrick T. Jones
Chair

CEO
Lyndia Downie
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.32
  Financial 92.90
  Accountability & Transparency 90.00
This rating was published 09/01/2021 and includes data from FY2020, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Pine Street Inn works to be a community of respect and hope for each guest it serves; to be a resource through which neighbors and friends can help to meet the basic needs of others; and to serve as a national leader in the fight to end homelessness. Our services include permanent supportive housing, emergency and transitional shelter, over 3,000 prepared meals served each day, street outreach, job training, and mental health support and substance abuse treatment. Founded in 1969, Pine Street Inn serves more than 1,300 homeless individuals daily and 10,000 annually, providing the full spectrum of services to help men and women reach their highest level of independence and get back to a place they can call home.

Pine Street Inn works to be a community of respect and hope for each guest it serves; to be a resource through which neighbors and friends can help to meet the basic needs of others; and to serve as a national leader in the fight to end homelessness. Our services include permanent supportive housing, emergency and transitional shelter, over 3,000 prepared meals served each day, street outreach, job training, and mental health support and substance abuse treatment. Founded in 1969, Pine Street Inn serves more than 1,300 homeless individuals daily and 10,000 annually, providing the full spectrum of services to help men and women reach their highest level of independence and get back to a place they can call home.

Impact & Results Score

Score
100/100
Program Name: Holy Family Inn, Shattuck Shelter, Men's Inn and Women's Inn
Program Name: Holy Family Inn, Shattuck Shelter, Men's Inn and Women's Inn

Note: The Impact & Results score currently has no effect on the nonprofit's Star Rating.

The Impact & Results score is a measure of how well a nonprofit delivers on its stated mission. To issue a score, Charity Navigator estimates the actual impact the nonprofit has on the lives of those it serves, and determines whether it is making good use of donor resources to achieve that impact. Learn more about our Impact & Results methodology here.

Program Activities
Pine Street Inn provides people experiencing homelessness with a temporary place to stay.
Impact Statement
$40 provides a night of shelter for a person experiencing homelessness.
Assessment Benchmark
Impact & Results scores of emergency shelters are based on the cost of providing a night of shelter relative to the Fair Market Rent in that county. Programs receive an Impact & Results score of 100 if they are less than 200% the cost of a meal and a score of 75 if they are less than 400%. If a nonprofit reports impact but doesn't meet the threshold for cost-effectiveness, it earns a score of 50.
Methodology
ImpactMatters analyzed publicly available data to rate the cost-effectiveness of Pine Street Inn.
Data Source
We look for self-reported shelter nights. If we cannot find this information we estimate it using HIC data.
Method for Attributing Outcomes
We assume that the provision of shelter by one nonprofit does not diminish the provision of shelter by any other (neighboring) nonprofit. We also assume there is, in general, no slack capacity in the homeless shelter system. In the absence of a given shelter, beneficiaries would not be able to stay at another shelter because other shelters are assumed to have no beds to spare. We therefore set the counterfactual to zero.
Details
Analysis conducted by ImpactMatters and published on November 22, 2019.
This impact information is current as of September 2020, when it was provided to us by ImpactMatters. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

92.90

Accountability & Transparency

90.00

This rating was published 09/01/2021 and includes data from FY2020, 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)
82.3%
  Administrative Expenses 11.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.56
  Program Expenses Growth 8.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 20.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Pine Street Inn on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Pine Street Inn on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Pine Street Inn (MA) 91.32
Horizon House (IN) 93.93
LifeMoves (CA) 94.16
JOIN (OR) 96.66
Open Doors (CT) 94.73

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $35,569,800
   Federated Campaigns $41,516
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,183,919
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $37,448,820
Total Contributions $74,244,055
   Program Service Revenue $6,716,828
Total Primary Revenue $80,960,883
   Other Revenue $5,832,842
TOTAL REVENUE $86,793,725
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $52,102,753
   Administrative Expenses $6,665,033
   Fundraising Expenses $3,766,821
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $62,534,607
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $24,259,118
   
Net Assets $106,244,438

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
Emergency Services $21,862,679 42.0%
Supportive Services $19,418,380 37.3%
Housing Placement $5,943,431 11.4%

Ratings History
Pine Street Inn has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2020-06 09/01/2021 91.32
2019-06 05/01/2020 90.73
2019-06 04/01/2020 89.70
2018-06 06/01/2019 90.22
2017-06 08/01/2018 89.69
2017-06 06/01/2018 87.40
2016-06 07/01/2017 91.33
2015-06 06/01/2016 93.26
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 94.87
2013-06 07/01/2014 89.34
2012-06 07/01/2013 87.44
2011-06 04/01/2012 88.58
2010-06 09/20/2011 90.28
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 10/01/2010 95.56
2008-06 08/01/2009 90.35
2007-06 08/01/2008 89.12
2006-06 03/01/2007 76.04
2005-06 05/01/2006 75.00
2004-06 05/01/2005 73.66
2003-06 08/01/2004 88.63

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

EIN 04-2516093
Name in IRS Master File PINE STREET INN INC
NTEE Code P85
NTEE Classification Homeless Persons Centers, Services
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (154) Health clinic
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, 1974
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, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$274,614 0.43% Lyndia Downie President, Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Pine Street Inn (MA) 91.32
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Vision House (WA) 89.70
Sarah's Circle (IL) 98.23
St. John Center (KY) 87.72

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Charity Contact Info

Pine Street Inn
444 Harrison Avenue
Boston, MA 02118
tel: (617) 892-9100
EIN: 04-2516093

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Board Leadership

Patrick T. Jones
Chair

CEO

Lyndia Downie
Executive Director

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