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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Covenant House Texas

Opening doors for homeless youth

four stars

95.05

1111 Lovett Boulevard Houston, TX 77006
tel: (713) 523-2231   Web Site
EIN: 76-0050882

Board Leadership
James Holland
Chairman

CEO
Leslie Bourne
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 95.05 four stars
  Financial 93.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Covenant House Texas is part of an international network founded in New York. Covenant House Texas opened its doors in Houston in 1983. We help kids in crisis through residential programs, community services and outreach efforts designed to keep young people off the streets. Each night, Covenant House Texas provides shelter to an average of 100 residential clients under the age of 21. We work with dozens more who come in for walk-in services, meet with our HIV case manager or visit counselors through our aftercare program. In addition, we serve hundreds of homeless kids and at-risk youths through our outreach and prevention efforts.

Covenant House Texas is part of an international network founded in New York. Covenant House Texas opened its doors in Houston in 1983. We help kids in crisis through residential programs, community services and outreach efforts designed to keep young people off the streets. Each night, Covenant House Texas provides shelter to an average of 100 residential clients under the age of 21. We work with dozens more who come in for walk-in services, meet with our HIV case manager or visit counselors through our aftercare program. In addition, we serve hundreds of homeless kids and at-risk youths through our outreach and prevention efforts.

Financial

four stars

93.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
78.7%
  Administrative Expenses 12.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.90
  Program Expenses Growth 3.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Covenant House Texas on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Covenant House Texas on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Covenant House Texas (TX) 95.05 four stars
Covenant House Washington (DC) 88.99 three stars
Youth Eastside Services (WA) 93.97 four stars
StandUp for Kids (GA) 94.31 four stars
Today's Harbor for Children (TX) 85.10 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $7,024,755
   Federated Campaigns $72,750
   Membership Dues $3,200
   Fundraising Events $881,057
   Related Organizations $1,839,519
   Government Grants $466,838
Total Contributions $10,288,119
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $10,288,119
   Other Revenue $-8,275
TOTAL REVENUE $10,279,844
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,043,802
   Administrative Expenses $599,616
   Fundraising Expenses $650,833
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,294,251
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $3,985,593
   
Net Assets $11,017,697

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
Shelter and Crisis Care $3,048,124 60.4%
Rights of Passage Reform $1,123,793 22.3%
Medical Services $456,833 9.0%

Ratings History
Covenant House Texas has received 6 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 06/01/2021 95.05 four stars
2018-06 04/01/2020 90.18 four stars
2017-06 03/06/2019 90.58 four stars
2017-06 12/01/2018 90.16 four stars
2016-06 02/01/2018 95.02 four stars
2015-06 11/01/2016 94.61 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 92.49 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 89.77 three stars
2013-06 09/01/2014 85.04 three stars
2012-06 08/01/2013 85.82 three stars
2011-06 07/01/2012 78.34 two stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 80.44 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 08/01/2010 80.47 three stars
2007-06 10/01/2009 72.75 two stars
2006-06 07/01/2007 74.64 two stars
2005-06 09/01/2006 67.54 one star
2004-06 07/01/2005 71.37 two stars
2003-06 06/01/2004 84.74 three stars
2002-06 04/01/2004 85.60 three 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 76-0050882
Name in IRS Master File COVENANT HOUSE TEXAS
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)
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 June, 1983
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
$197,614 3.13% Leslie Bourne Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
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Charity Contact Info

Covenant House Texas
1111 Lovett Boulevard
Houston, TX 77006
tel: (713) 523-2231
EIN: 76-0050882

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Board Leadership

James Holland
Chairman

CEO

Leslie Bourne
Executive Director

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