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Human Services : Children's and Family Services

Shepherd's Gate

Rebuilding shattered lives

four stars

90.65

1660 Portola Avenue Livermore, CA 94551
tel: (888) 216-4776   Web Site
EIN: 94-2902803

Board Leadership
Mimi Warga
Chairman of the Board

CEO
Carol Patterson
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.65 four stars
  Financial 86.78 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Since 1984, Shepherd's Gate has provided Christ-centered services and housing to over 11,000 battered and homeless women and children. Our mission at Shepherd's Gate is to meet the practical, spiritual, and emotional needs of battered and homeless women and children through the love of Jesus Christ, equipping them to lead a life of faith, hope, and love and to reach out to others in His name. We provide a safe haven for women and their children who are homeless because of abusive relationships, addictions, loss of financial support and other factors. We operate two campuses in the United States - one in Livermore, California, and one in Brentwood, California - as well as a thrift store in Livermore, California.

Since 1984, Shepherd's Gate has provided Christ-centered services and housing to over 11,000 battered and homeless women and children. Our mission at Shepherd's Gate is to meet the practical, spiritual, and emotional needs of battered and homeless women and children through the love of Jesus Christ, equipping them to lead a life of faith, hope, and love and to reach out to others in His name. We provide a safe haven for women and their children who are homeless because of abusive relationships, addictions, loss of financial support and other factors. We operate two campuses in the United States - one in Livermore, California, and one in Brentwood, California - as well as a thrift store in Livermore, California.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2018
Average number of service recipients per month
72
This impact information is current as of March 2020, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

three stars

86.78

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 03/01/2020 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)
82.5%
  Administrative Expenses 7.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.41
  Program Expenses Growth -4.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 16.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Shepherd's Gate on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Shepherd's Gate on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Shepherd's Gate (CA) 90.65 four stars
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National Council of Jewish Women, New York Section (NY) 92.95 four stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,389,323
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $5,389,323
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $5,389,323
   Other Revenue $-327,271
TOTAL REVENUE $5,062,052
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,213,994
   Administrative Expenses $411,992
   Fundraising Expenses $500,859
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,126,845
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-64,793
   
Net Assets $7,144,275

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
Shepherd's Gate Program $4,213,994 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 03/01/2020 90.65 four stars
2018-06 03/01/2019 88.98 three stars
2017-06 03/01/2018 89.04 three stars
2016-06 08/01/2017 84.57 three stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 94.22 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2015-06 02/01/2016 94.54 four stars
2014-06 09/01/2015 93.94 four stars
2013-06 07/01/2014 90.52 four stars
2012-06 02/01/2013 84.50 three stars
2011-06 12/01/2012 82.77 three stars
2011-06 05/01/2012 76.79 two stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 81.49 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 06/01/2011 82.55 three stars
2009-06 06/01/2010 98.82 four stars
2008-06 08/01/2009 91.21 four stars
2007-06 06/01/2008 91.37 four stars
2006-06 06/01/2007 91.56 four stars
2005-06 06/01/2006 87.96 three stars
2004-06 10/01/2005 82.90 three stars
2003-06 01/05/2005 82.28 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 94-2902803
Name in IRS Master File SHEPHERDS GATE
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 (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
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 April, 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, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$140,000 2.73% Carol Patterson Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Shepherd's Gate (CA) 90.65 four stars
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Triangle Family Services (NC) 86.05 three stars
St. Ann's Center for Children, Youth and Families (MD) 88.46 three stars
Jewish Family & Children's Service of Greater Mercer County (NJ) 90.71 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Shepherd's Gate
1660 Portola Avenue
Livermore, CA 94551
tel: (888) 216-4776
fax: (925) 449-3114
EIN: 94-2902803

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Board Leadership

Mimi Warga
Chairman of the Board

CEO

Carol Patterson
Chief Executive Officer

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