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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Covenant House Washington

Opening doors for homeless youth

four stars

95.78

2001 Mississippi Avenue, SE Washington, DC 20020
tel: (202) 610-9600   Web Site
EIN: 13-3537709

Board Leadership
Guy Brami
Chairman

CEO
Madye Henson
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 95.78 four stars
  Financial 94.04 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

four stars

94.04

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 11/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
80.3%
  Administrative Expenses 14.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.02
  Program Expenses Growth 3.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 13.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Covenant House Washington on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Covenant House Washington on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Covenant House Washington (DC) 95.78 four stars
Kids in Crisis (CT) 90.12 four stars
Oklahoma Baptist Homes for Children (OK) 86.94 three stars
Rawhide Boys Ranch (WI) 90.11 four stars
High Plains Children's Home and Family Services (TX) 88.24 three stars

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Covenant House Washington (CHW) was established in May 1995 to address widespread problems of homelessness and poverty among teenagers and young adults. With an open intake philosophy, CHW readily embraces those youth who take the first step to change their lives. No youth in crisis is ever turned away. Our services are free and we have made conscientious efforts to assure that our services for youth are coordinated and meet high standards of quality. CHW partners with community members to identify and address complex and multi-faceted problems that affect the health and well being of children and youth. Our community focus compels us to stay close to those in greatest need.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $690,644
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $181,176
   Related Organizations $2,101,000
   Government Grants $1,258,218
Total Contributions $4,231,038
   Program Service Revenue $209,395
Total Primary Revenue $4,440,433
   Other Revenue $-24,941
TOTAL REVENUE $4,415,492
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,243,968
   Administrative Expenses $787,364
   Fundraising Expenses $124,791
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,156,123
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-740,631
   
Net Assets $5,424,741

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
Short-term Sanctuary $1,168,530 27.5%
Rights of Passage $923,282 21.8%
The Community Service Center House $917,076 21.6%

Ratings History
Covenant House Washington has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 11/01/2016 95.78 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 95.77 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 04/01/2016 91.25 four stars
2014-06 11/01/2015 88.48 three stars
2013-06 08/01/2014 87.35 three stars
2012-06 09/01/2013 84.54 three stars
2011-06 06/01/2012 82.97 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 81.69 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 12/01/2010 74.07 two stars
2008-06 03/01/2010 77.49 two stars
2007-06 02/01/2009 74.90 two stars
2006-06 10/01/2007 78.34 two stars
2005-06 11/01/2006 79.17 two stars
2004-06 10/01/2005 86.77 three stars
2003-06 09/01/2004 93.08 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 13-3537709
Name in IRS Master File COVENANT HOUSE WASHINGTON DC
NTEE Code P30
NTEE Classification Children's, Youth Services
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (326) Care and housing of children (orphanage, etc)
(328) Combat juvenile delinquency
(349) Other youth organization or activities
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 November, 1989
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
$175,917 3.41% Madye Henson Executive Director

Covenant House Washington (CHW) was established in May 1995 to address widespread problems of homelessness and poverty among teenagers and young adults. With an open intake philosophy, CHW readily embraces those youth who take the first step to change their lives. No youth in crisis is ever turned away. Our services are free and we have made conscientious efforts to assure that our services for youth are coordinated and meet high standards of quality. CHW partners with community members to identify and address complex and multi-faceted problems that affect the health and well being of children and youth. Our community focus compels us to stay close to those in greatest need.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Covenant House Washington (DC) 95.78 four stars
Emerald Coast Children's Advocacy Center (FL) 92.21 four stars
Tara Hall (SC) 85.82 three stars
Big Oak Ranch (AL) 89.88 three stars
Brookwood Florida (FL) 90.87 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Covenant House Washington
2001 Mississippi Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20020
tel: (202) 610-9600
fax: (202) 610-9610
EIN: 13-3537709

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Board Leadership

Guy Brami
Chairman

CEO

Madye Henson
President, CEO

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