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Community Development : Housing and Neighborhood Development

Atlanta Habitat for Humanity

BUILD. THRIVE. GROW.

four stars

92.20

824 Memorial Drive, SE Atlanta, GA 30316
tel: (404) 223-5180   Web Site
EIN: 58-1535414

Board Leadership
Cindy Ethridge
Chair

CEO
Lisa Y. Gordon
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.20 four stars
  Financial 88.98 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Atlanta Habitat for Humanity transforms communities by acting as a catalyst for neighborhood revitalization through education, innovative development, partnerships, and long-term relationships with families. As one of the largest affiliates of Habitat for Humanity International, Atlanta Habitat has built and renovated more than 1,400 houses-impacting the lives of more than 5,500 families. Applicants complete a rigorous selection process including: Investing 250 sweat equity hours building his/her home & others, making an affordable down payment, attending 12 homeowner education classes, leasing the home for the 1st year, & making timely payments during the lease period. They must prove steady income, show good credit, be first time homebuyers, sustain a savings account over 6 months, be citizens or legal residents and live in the City of Atlanta or South Fulton County.

Atlanta Habitat for Humanity transforms communities by acting as a catalyst for neighborhood revitalization through education, innovative development, partnerships, and long-term relationships with families. As one of the largest affiliates of Habitat for Humanity International, Atlanta Habitat has built and renovated more than 1,400 houses-impacting the lives of more than 5,500 families. Applicants complete a rigorous selection process including: Investing 250 sweat equity hours building his/her home & others, making an affordable down payment, attending 12 homeowner education classes, leasing the home for the 1st year, & making timely payments during the lease period. They must prove steady income, show good credit, be first time homebuyers, sustain a savings account over 6 months, be citizens or legal residents and live in the City of Atlanta or South Fulton County.

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Financial

three stars

88.98

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 12/01/2019 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)
83.4%
  Administrative Expenses 8.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.72
  Program Expenses Growth 4.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 27.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Atlanta Habitat for Humanity on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Atlanta Habitat for Humanity on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Atlanta Habitat for Humanity (GA) 92.20 four stars
Habitat for Humanity of Lee and Hendry Counties, Florida (FL) 98.23 four stars
Habitat for Humanity of Eastern Connecticut (CT) 98.23 four stars
Alachua Habitat for Humanity (FL) 93.85 four stars
South Shore Habitat for Humanity (MA) 94.69 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $7,630,203
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $483,407
   Related Organizations $1,200,000
   Government Grants $100,000
Total Contributions $9,413,610
   Program Service Revenue $7,928,548
Total Primary Revenue $17,342,158
   Other Revenue $179,073
TOTAL REVENUE $17,521,231
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $13,304,747
   Administrative Expenses $1,018,603
   Fundraising Expenses $1,477,337
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $15,800,687
   
Payments to Affiliates $114,433
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,720,544
   
Net Assets $55,345,503

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
Building and Renovating Houses $13,304,747 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 12/01/2019 92.20 four stars
2017-12 07/01/2019 89.61 three stars
2016-12 04/01/2018 89.77 three stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 90.31 four stars
2014-12 04/01/2017 94.06 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 92.27 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 90.82 four stars
2013-12 12/22/2014 94.87 four stars
2012-12 12/01/2013 94.99 four stars
2011-12 11/06/2012 94.10 four stars
2010-12 02/01/2012 92.18 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 92.20 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 06/01/2011 99.32 four stars
2008-12 07/01/2010 96.41 four stars
2007-12 12/17/2008 98.68 four stars
2006-12 07/01/2008 88.51 three stars
2005-12 12/15/2006 83.14 three stars
2004-12 03/01/2006 82.38 three stars
2003-12 11/01/2005 91.38 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 58-1535414
Name in IRS Master File HABITAT FOR HUMANITY IN ATLANTA 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 May, 1984
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$235,561 1.49% Lisa Y. Gordon President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Atlanta Habitat for Humanity (GA) 92.20 four stars
Habitat for Humanity of Greater Newburgh (NY) 93.91 four stars
Central Minnesota Habitat for Humanity (MN) 87.79 three stars
Habitat for Humanity of Broward (FL) 96.66 four stars
Habitat for Humanity of Evansville (IN) 96.46 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Atlanta Habitat for Humanity
824 Memorial Drive, SE
Atlanta, GA 30316
tel: (404) 223-5180
fax: (678) 705-0586
EIN: 58-1535414

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Board Leadership

Cindy Ethridge
Chair

CEO

Lisa Y. Gordon
President & CEO

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