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Human Services : Children's and Family Services

Martha's Table

Serving the needs of the DC community

four stars

92.74

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

Board Leadership
Ellis Carr
Chair

CEO
Kim R. Ford
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.74 four stars
  Financial 89.74 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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.

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Financial

three stars

89.74

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
84.1%
  Administrative Expenses 7.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.74
  Program Expenses Growth 34.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 74.4%
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) 92.74 four stars
Good Samaritan Community Services (TX) 92.70 four stars
Family Centers (CT) 92.92 four stars
Family Resources (FL) 85.55 three stars
Committee for Hispanic Children & Families (NY) 85.43 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $13,925,764
   Federated Campaigns $450,028
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $602,147
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $2,618,240
Total Contributions $17,596,179
   Program Service Revenue $614,081
Total Primary Revenue $18,210,260
   Other Revenue $-13,866
TOTAL REVENUE $18,196,394
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $19,932,731
   Administrative Expenses $1,151,426
   Fundraising Expenses $1,294,010
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $22,378,167
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-4,181,773
   
Net Assets $11,541,024

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
Healthy Eating Program $3,852,282 19.3%
Healthy Start Program $13,276,919 66.6%
Clothing and Household items $2,386,498 12.0%

Ratings History
Martha's Table has received 7 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 06/01/2019 92.74 four stars
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
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
Not compensated -- Patricia Stonesifer President, CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$119,085 0.53% Amy Kurz Chief Operating Officer
$114,478 0.51% Bhumip Patel Director Of Finance

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Martha's Table (DC) 92.74 four stars
The Korean-American Family Service Center, Inc. (NY) 89.16 three stars
Nurses for Newborns (MO) 86.06 three stars
Jewish Family Services of Middlesex County (NJ) 89.39 three stars
Association to Benefit Children (NY) 96.61 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

Ellis Carr
Chair

CEO

Kim R. Ford
President, CEO

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