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Habitat for Humanity of Lee and Hendry Counties, Florida

A world where everyone has a decent place to live.

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four stars

98.23

1288 North Tamiami Trail North Fort Myers, FL 33903
tel: (239) 652-0434   Web Site
EIN: 59-2236174

Board Leadership
Mitch Hutchcraft
Chairman

CEO
Katherine Green
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 98.23 four stars
  Financial 97.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Seeking to put God's love into action, Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, communities and hope. Habitat for Humanity of Lee and Hendry Counties is one of the largest Habitat affiliates in the country, and has helped more than 1,400 families in Lee and Hendry counties become homeowners. Habitat homes are built through the use of volunteer labor and donations of money and materials. The homes are then sold to the homeowners with low or no interest mortgage and monthly payments set at less than 30% of the homeowner's income, making homeownership an affordable reality. Habitat homeowners must qualify financially for the program; save $1,700 toward their closing costs; attend classes focusing on homeownership, budgeting and home maintenance; and complete 300 hours of "sweat equity" by volunteering at Habitat.

Seeking to put God's love into action, Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, communities and hope. Habitat for Humanity of Lee and Hendry Counties is one of the largest Habitat affiliates in the country, and has helped more than 1,400 families in Lee and Hendry counties become homeowners. Habitat homes are built through the use of volunteer labor and donations of money and materials. The homes are then sold to the homeowners with low or no interest mortgage and monthly payments set at less than 30% of the homeowner's income, making homeownership an affordable reality. Habitat homeowners must qualify financially for the program; save $1,700 toward their closing costs; attend classes focusing on homeownership, budgeting and home maintenance; and complete 300 hours of "sweat equity" by volunteering at Habitat.

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Financial

four stars

97.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 08/01/2019 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)
95.9%
  Administrative Expenses 2.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.56
  Program Expenses Growth 14.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 16.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Habitat for Humanity of Lee and Hendry Counties, Florida on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Habitat for Humanity of Lee and Hendry Counties, Florida on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Habitat for Humanity of Lee and Hendry Counties, Florida (FL) 98.23 four stars
Bryan/College Station Habitat for Humanity (TX) 89.12 three stars
Habitat for Humanity of Greater New Haven (CT) 90.75 four stars
Morris Habitat for Humanity (NJ) 92.92 four stars
Habitat for Humanity of Greater Dayton (OH) 89.64 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $7,492,353
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $10,000
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $2,134,009
Total Contributions $9,636,362
   Program Service Revenue $9,449,325
Total Primary Revenue $19,085,687
   Other Revenue $817,817
TOTAL REVENUE $19,903,504
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $18,172,460
   Administrative Expenses $537,944
   Fundraising Expenses $242,070
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $18,952,474
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $951,030
   
Net Assets $25,106,726

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
Selling Homes to Low-Income Families $14,758,054 81.2%
ReStore $1,868,367 10.3%
Habitat Rental Program $883,229 4.9%

Ratings History
Habitat for Humanity of Lee and Hendry Counties, Florida has received 7 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-09 08/01/2019 98.23 four stars
2017-09 09/01/2018 98.23 four stars
2016-09 12/01/2017 98.23 four stars
2015-09 02/01/2017 98.23 four stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 98.23 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 11/01/2015 99.61 four stars
2013-09 05/01/2015 95.03 four stars
2012-09 09/01/2013 92.44 four stars
2011-09 06/01/2012 83.46 three stars
2010-09 09/20/2011 84.84 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-09 08/01/2010 89.05 three stars
2008-09 08/01/2009 94.10 four stars
2007-09 11/01/2008 99.14 four stars
2006-09 07/01/2007 94.15 four stars
2005-09 09/01/2006 95.91 four stars
2004-09 07/01/2005 91.51 four stars
2003-09 10/01/2004 90.94 four stars
2002-09 02/01/2004 91.17 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 59-2236174
Name in IRS Master File HABITAT FOR HUMANITY OF LEE & HENDRY COUNTIES INC
NTEE Code L20
NTEE Classification Housing Development, Construction, Management
NTEE Type Housing, Shelter
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (29) Other religious activities
(380) Low-income housing
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 August, 1987
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • September, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$179,979 0.94% Katherine Green President & CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Habitat for Humanity of Lee and Hendry Counties, Florida (FL) 98.23 four stars
San Gabriel Valley Habitat for Humanity (CA) 100.00 four stars
Habitat for Humanity of St. Joseph County (IN) 87.14 three stars
Habitat for Humanity of Greater Cincinnati (OH) 93.08 four stars
Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity (MN) 92.92 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Habitat for Humanity of Lee and Hendry Counties, Florida
1288 North Tamiami Trail
North Fort Myers, FL 33903
tel: (239) 652-0434
fax: (239) 652-0386
EIN: 59-2236174

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Board Leadership

Mitch Hutchcraft
Chairman

CEO

Katherine Green
President & CEO

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