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Homeless Empowerment Program

Helping People Help Themselves

four stars

93.06

1120 North Betty Lane Clearwater, FL 33755
tel: (727) 442-9041   Web Site
EIN: 59-2729694

Board Leadership
Adam Bouchard
Chairman

CEO
Ashley Lowery
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.06 four stars
  Financial 90.19 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

HEP is a registered 501(c)(3) charitable organization. Since 1986, our Mission has been to provide homeless and low-income individuals and families, including veterans, with housing, food, clothing, and support services necessary to obtain self-sufficiency and improved quality of life.

HEP is a registered 501(c)(3) charitable organization. Since 1986, our Mission has been to provide homeless and low-income individuals and families, including veterans, with housing, food, clothing, and support services necessary to obtain self-sufficiency and improved quality of life.

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Financial

four stars

90.19

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 02/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
80.0%
  Administrative Expenses 11.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.05
  Program Expenses Growth 6.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 22.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Homeless Empowerment Program on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Homeless Empowerment Program on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Homeless Empowerment Program (FL) 93.06 four stars
N Street Village (DC) 86.52 three stars
The Lamb Center (VA) 92.44 four stars
Homes With Hope (CT) 86.50 three stars
The Lord's Place (FL) 95.60 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,138,912
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $104,804
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $2,775,148
Total Contributions $7,018,864
   Program Service Revenue $348,844
Total Primary Revenue $7,367,708
   Other Revenue $176,873
TOTAL REVENUE $7,544,581
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,854,363
   Administrative Expenses $721,241
   Fundraising Expenses $545,865
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,121,469
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,423,112
   
Net Assets $12,370,769

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
Housing Program - Emergency $3,256,817 67.1%
Counseling $1,300,308 26.8%
Thrift Store $297,238 6.1%

Ratings History
Homeless Empowerment Program has received 8 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 02/01/2018 93.06 four stars
2015-12 02/01/2017 91.29 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 93.84 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/01/2015 92.56 four stars
2013-12 05/01/2015 96.98 four stars
2012-12 12/20/2013 98.87 four stars
2011-12 02/01/2013 96.90 four stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 94.30 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 96.01 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 04/01/2011 96.76 four stars
2008-12 04/01/2010 89.94 three stars
2007-12 12/01/2008 95.54 four stars
2006-12 12/15/2007 95.34 four stars
2005-12 08/01/2007 92.28 four stars
2004-12 12/01/2005 84.27 three stars
2003-12 02/01/2005 98.32 four stars
2002-12 12/01/2003 95.59 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 59-2729694
Name in IRS Master File HOMELESS EMERGENCY PROJECT INC
NTEE Code L41
NTEE Classification Homeless, Temporary Shelter For
NTEE Type Housing, Shelter
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, 1987
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012

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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$100,269 1.63% Terrance McAbee President and Chief Executive Officer
Other Salaries of Note
$88,982 1.45% Barbara Green Founder

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Homeless Empowerment Program (FL) 93.06 four stars
Family Promise (NJ) 97.03 four stars
Family Promise of Greater Cleveland (OH) 87.25 three stars
Operation Nightwatch (WA) 95.44 four stars
Tulsa Day Center for the Homeless (OK) 93.12 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Homeless Empowerment Program
1120 North Betty Lane
Clearwater, FL 33755
tel: (727) 442-9041
fax: (727) 441-9767
EIN: 59-2729694

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Board Leadership

Adam Bouchard
Chairman

CEO

Ashley Lowery
President & CEO

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