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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Covenant House Washington

Opening doors for homeless youth

four stars

94.61

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

Board Leadership
Margaret Singleton
Chairman

CEO
Diane Scott
Interim Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.61 four stars
  Financial 92.38 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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.

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.

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Financial

four stars

92.38

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 10/01/2019 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)
84.6%
  Administrative Expenses 12.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.53
  Program Expenses Growth 11.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 29.8%
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.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Covenant House Washington (DC) 94.61 four stars
Methodist Children's Home (TX) 92.41 four stars
Boys & Girls Ranches of Alabama (AL) 91.04 four stars
Place of Hope (FL) 99.65 four stars
Covenant House New Orleans (LA) 96.95 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $649,380
   Federated Campaigns $682
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $262,565
   Related Organizations $1,971,265
   Government Grants $2,524,912
Total Contributions $5,408,804
   Program Service Revenue $223,847
Total Primary Revenue $5,632,651
   Other Revenue $-11,252
TOTAL REVENUE $5,621,399
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,799,115
   Administrative Expenses $597,734
   Fundraising Expenses $162,477
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,559,326
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-937,927
   
Net Assets $3,116,628

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 Housing and Crisis Care $1,922,962 33.2%
Rights of Passage $1,735,391 29.9%
The Community Service Center House $839,973 14.5%

Ratings History
Covenant House Washington has received 5 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 10/01/2019 94.61 four stars
2017-06 12/21/2018 90.93 four stars
2016-06 02/01/2018 91.69 four stars
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
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title Compensation from Affiliates
Not compensated -- Kevin Ryan President, CEO $226,144
Other Salaries of Note
$175,197 2.67% Madye Henson Executive Director --

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Covenant House Washington (DC) 94.61 four stars
Lives Under Construction Boys Ranch (MO) 89.39 three stars
Bethel Bible Village (TN) 92.03 four stars
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Sunny Glen Children's Home (TX) 91.65 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

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

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Board Leadership

Margaret Singleton
Chairman

CEO

Diane Scott
Interim Executive Director

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