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Human Services : Homeless Services

Homeward Bound of Marin

Ending homelessness with housing, training and hope

four stars

93.56

1385 North Hamilton Parkway Novato, CA 94949
tel: (415) 382-3363   Web Site
EIN: 68-0011405

Board Leadership
David Smith
President

CEO
Mary Kay Sweeney, PhD
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.56 four stars
  Financial 91.41 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Homeward Bound of Marin's mission of opening doors to safety, dignity, hope and independence is coupled with a vision that everyone deserves a place to call home. Homeward Bound is Marin County's chief provider of shelter and residential services for homeless families and individuals, serving approximately 1,200 people per year in 15 inter-related residential programs. Our overarching goal is to end homelessness in Marin County. To that end, we offer supportive services designed to end homelessness in the life of every person served, whatever their circumstances. Our residents have built an admirable record of success in one of the country's toughest housing markets: in 2015-16, 83% of families served and 63% of adults completing our programs moved to stable housing despite enormous personal and economic challenges.

Homeward Bound of Marin's mission of opening doors to safety, dignity, hope and independence is coupled with a vision that everyone deserves a place to call home. Homeward Bound is Marin County's chief provider of shelter and residential services for homeless families and individuals, serving approximately 1,200 people per year in 15 inter-related residential programs. Our overarching goal is to end homelessness in Marin County. To that end, we offer supportive services designed to end homelessness in the life of every person served, whatever their circumstances. Our residents have built an admirable record of success in one of the country's toughest housing markets: in 2015-16, 83% of families served and 63% of adults completing our programs moved to stable housing despite enormous personal and economic challenges.

Financial

four stars

91.41

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 08/01/2017 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)
88.2%
  Administrative Expenses 7.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.83
  Program Expenses Growth 6.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 26.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Homeward Bound of Marin on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Homeward Bound of Marin on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Homeward Bound of Marin (CA) 93.56 four stars
Shepherd's Table (MD) 89.86 three stars
Coalition for the Homeless of Central Florida (FL) 92.19 four stars
Downtown Women's Center (CA) 90.55 four stars
Calvary Women's Services (DC) 87.60 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,240,549
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $4,067,972
Total Contributions $6,308,521
   Program Service Revenue $1,901,863
Total Primary Revenue $8,210,384
   Other Revenue $49,848
TOTAL REVENUE $8,260,232
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,545,808
   Administrative Expenses $491,698
   Fundraising Expenses $243,721
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,281,227
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $979,005
   
Net Assets $12,497,716

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
Adult Services $3,109,042 47.5%
Social Enterprise $1,385,159 21.2%
Mental Health Services $1,225,957 18.7%

Ratings History
Homeward Bound of Marin has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-06 08/01/2017 93.56 four stars
2015-06 07/01/2016 91.50 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 90.73 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 03/01/2016 91.72 four stars
2014-06 07/01/2015 91.72 four stars
2013-06 10/01/2014 88.90 three stars
2012-06 11/01/2013 91.47 four stars
2011-06 03/01/2013 91.92 four stars
2011-06 11/06/2012 83.41 three stars
2011-06 10/01/2012 80.73 three stars
2010-06 12/01/2011 94.27 four stars
2009-06 09/20/2011 88.48 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 10/01/2010 88.99 three stars
2008-06 04/01/2010 82.80 three stars
2007-06 09/01/2009 85.79 three stars
2006-06 12/15/2007 89.37 three stars
2005-06 12/01/2006 82.75 three stars
2004-06 11/01/2005 85.37 three stars
2003-06 01/05/2005 90.04 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 68-0011405
Name in IRS Master File HOMEWARD BOUND OF MARIN
NTEE Code L40
NTEE Classification Low-Cost Temporary Housing
NTEE Type Housing, Shelter
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (560) Supplying money, goods or services to the poor
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 January, 1984
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • 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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$136,115 1.86% Mary Kay Sweeney Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Homeward Bound of Marin (CA) 93.56 four stars
The Shade Tree (NV) 90.81 four stars
Tedford Housing (ME) 87.88 three stars
Downtown Women's Center (CA) 90.55 four stars
Gateway180 :: Homelessness Reversed (MO) 87.09 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Homeward Bound of Marin
1385 North Hamilton Parkway
Novato, CA 94949
tel: (415) 382-3363
EIN: 68-0011405

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Board Leadership

David Smith
President

CEO

Mary Kay Sweeney, PhD
Executive Director

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