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Human Services : Children's and Family Services

Martha's Table

Serving the needs of the DC community

four stars

97.13

2114 Fourteenth Street, NW Washington, DC 20009
tel: (202) 328-6608   Web Site
EIN: 52-1186071

Board Leadership
Cathy Sulzberger
Chair

CEO
Patty Stonesifer
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 97.13 four stars
  Financial 95.95 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1980, Martha's Table is dedicated to finding solutions to poverty in the short term and the long term. We address emergency needs with food and clothing programs and break the long cycle of poverty with education and family strengthening programs. Each year, we provide education, food, and opportunity with: (1) Tutorial, learning, and recreational programs during the school year and the summer for approximately 300 children and youth, ages 3 months to 18 years; (2) Meals to the homeless every day of the year at numerous sites throughout the city as well as meals for senior shut-ins and community holiday meals (3) Family support services, a clothing distribution center, and information; (4) An expansive volunteer program that allows 10,000 people annually to reach out to their community; and (5) Collaborations with other organizations to best provide a wide array of services.

Founded in 1980, Martha's Table is dedicated to finding solutions to poverty in the short term and the long term. We address emergency needs with food and clothing programs and break the long cycle of poverty with education and family strengthening programs. Each year, we provide education, food, and opportunity with: (1) Tutorial, learning, and recreational programs during the school year and the summer for approximately 300 children and youth, ages 3 months to 18 years; (2) Meals to the homeless every day of the year at numerous sites throughout the city as well as meals for senior shut-ins and community holiday meals (3) Family support services, a clothing distribution center, and information; (4) An expansive volunteer program that allows 10,000 people annually to reach out to their community; and (5) Collaborations with other organizations to best provide a wide array of services.

Financial

four stars

95.95

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 05/01/2018 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)
79.6%
  Administrative Expenses 11.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.38
  Program Expenses Growth 10.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 10.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Martha's Table on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Martha's Table on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Martha's Table (DC) 97.13 four stars
Jewish Family & Children's Service of the Suncoast (FL) 89.79 three stars
Goodman Jewish Family Service of Broward County (FL) 89.86 three stars
Jewish Family Service of Metropolitan Detroit (MI) 92.34 four stars
Jewish Family Service of Los Angeles (CA) 86.72 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $12,028,071
   Federated Campaigns $449,612
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $124,866
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $2,229,273
Total Contributions $14,831,822
   Program Service Revenue $569,780
Total Primary Revenue $15,401,602
   Other Revenue $177,881
TOTAL REVENUE $15,579,483
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $10,123,279
   Administrative Expenses $986,386
   Fundraising Expenses $1,309,394
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $12,419,059
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $3,160,424
   
Net Assets $15,719,249

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
Early Childhood Center $3,325,017 32.8%
Food Programs $3,643,386 36.0%
Martha's Outfitters Thrift Store $2,723,597 26.9%

Ratings History
Martha's Table has received 6 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 05/01/2018 97.13 four stars
2015-12 06/01/2017 95.97 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 97.12 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 95.74 four stars
2014-12 03/01/2016 93.50 four stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 94.19 four stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 97.27 four stars
2011-12 05/01/2013 93.10 four stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 89.21 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 91.49 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 05/01/2011 86.75 three stars
2008-12 03/01/2010 91.18 four stars
2007-12 05/01/2009 74.01 two stars
2006-12 02/01/2008 76.66 two stars
2005-12 05/01/2007 74.35 two stars
2004-12 05/01/2006 80.91 three stars
2003-12 05/01/2005 83.57 three stars
2002-12 04/01/2004 91.71 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 52-1186071
Name in IRS Master File MARTHAS TABLE
NTEE Code K30
NTEE Classification Food Service, Free Food Distribution Programs
NTEE Type Food, Agriculture and Nutrition
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (560) Supplying money, goods or services to the poor
(399) Other housing 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 August, 1980
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • 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
Not compensated -- Patricia Stonesifer President, CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$102,135 0.82% Bhumip Patel Director Of Finance

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Martha's Table (DC) 97.13 four stars
Jewish Family Service of Dallas (TX) 92.03 four stars
Edgewood Children's Ranch (FL) 93.28 four stars
Open Door Community House (GA) 92.44 four stars
Jewish Family Service of Metrowest (MA) 100.00 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Martha's Table
2114 Fourteenth Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009
tel: (202) 328-6608
EIN: 52-1186071

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Board Leadership

Cathy Sulzberger
Chair

CEO

Patty Stonesifer
President, CEO

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