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Human Services : Homeless Services

Coalition on Temporary Shelter

Helping homeless people help themselves

four stars

91.07

26 Peterboro Detroit, MI 48201
tel: (313) 831-3777   Web Site
EIN: 38-2420565

Board Leadership
George Rochette
President

CEO
Cheryl Johnson
Chief Executive Officer

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.07 four stars
  Financial 89.50 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Coalition On Temporary Shelter (COTS) was founded in 1981 to address Detroit's growing crisis of homelessness. Today, COTS manages three 24-hour facilities. Annually we serve approximately 2,000 Detroit area homeless people in our Emergency Shelter and approximately 260 individuals and families in our transitional and permanent housing programs. Through case management and a wide array of supportive services and housing programs, COTS helps homeless individuals and families break the cycle of homelessness by addressing the causes of their homelessness.

The Coalition On Temporary Shelter (COTS) was founded in 1981 to address Detroit's growing crisis of homelessness. Today, COTS manages three 24-hour facilities. Annually we serve approximately 2,000 Detroit area homeless people in our Emergency Shelter and approximately 260 individuals and families in our transitional and permanent housing programs. Through case management and a wide array of supportive services and housing programs, COTS helps homeless individuals and families break the cycle of homelessness by addressing the causes of their homelessness.

Financial

three stars

89.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 12/01/2017 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)
87.8%
  Administrative Expenses 4.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.51
  Program Expenses Growth 2.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Coalition on Temporary Shelter on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Coalition on Temporary Shelter on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Coalition on Temporary Shelter (MI) 91.07 four stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,117,607
   Federated Campaigns $79,483
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $141,035
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $3,494,754
Total Contributions $6,832,879
   Program Service Revenue $357,472
Total Primary Revenue $7,190,351
   Other Revenue $96,463
TOTAL REVENUE $7,286,814
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $7,576,665
   Administrative Expenses $426,642
   Fundraising Expenses $618,215
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $8,621,522
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,334,708
   
Net Assets $12,740,045

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 Shelter $2,690,840 35.5%
Transitional Services $2,487,353 32.8%
Permanent Supportive Housing $2,355,049 31.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-06 12/01/2017 91.07 four stars
2015-06 12/01/2016 85.00 three stars
2014-06 07/01/2016 87.97 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 85.00 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 80.14 three stars
2013-06 12/01/2014 78.78 two stars
2012-06 12/20/2013 89.22 three stars
2011-06 09/01/2012 89.80 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 86.92 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 10/01/2010 94.05 four stars
2008-06 10/01/2009 88.64 three stars
2007-06 04/01/2009 83.72 three stars
2006-06 07/01/2007 81.28 three stars
2005-06 07/01/2006 81.41 three stars
2004-06 09/01/2005 92.06 four stars
2003-06 11/01/2004 93.35 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 38-2420565
Name in IRS Master File COALITION ON TEMPORARY SHELTER
NTEE Code L41
NTEE Classification Homeless, Temporary Shelter For
NTEE Type Housing, Shelter
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (575) Services for the aged (see also 153 ad 382)
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 March, 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, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 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
$140,238 1.62% Cheryl P. Johnson Chief Executive Officer

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Charity Contact Info

Coalition on Temporary Shelter
26 Peterboro
Detroit, MI 48201
tel: (313) 831-3777
EIN: 38-2420565

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Board Leadership

George Rochette
President

CEO

Cheryl Johnson
Chief Executive Officer

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