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Human Services : Homeless Services

Coalition for the Homeless

Every New Yorker deserves a home.

96.49

129 Fulton Street New York, NY 10038
tel: (212) 776-2000   Web Site
EIN: 13-3072967

Board Leadership
Barry H. Berke
Chair

CEO
Dave Giffen
Executive Director

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  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 96.49
  Financial 96.06
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00
This rating was published 07/01/2022 and includes data from FY2021, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Coalition for the Homeless is the nation's oldest advocacy and direct service organization helping homeless men, women, and children. We are dedicated to the principle that decent shelter, sufficient food, affordable housing, and the chance to work for a living wage are fundamental rights in a civilized society. Since our inception in 1981, the Coalition has worked through litigation, public education, and direct services to ensure that these goals are realized. Every day the Coalition helps over 3,500 clients with the tools and support to reclaim their lives. The Coalition is a vocal and invaluable city and statewide resource for homeless people, at-risk populations, other advocates and service providers, policymakers and the public at large. Since its founding more than 35 years ago, the Coalition has given more than 1 million New Yorkers a way off the streets.

Coalition for the Homeless is the nation's oldest advocacy and direct service organization helping homeless men, women, and children. We are dedicated to the principle that decent shelter, sufficient food, affordable housing, and the chance to work for a living wage are fundamental rights in a civilized society. Since our inception in 1981, the Coalition has worked through litigation, public education, and direct services to ensure that these goals are realized. Every day the Coalition helps over 3,500 clients with the tools and support to reclaim their lives. The Coalition is a vocal and invaluable city and statewide resource for homeless people, at-risk populations, other advocates and service providers, policymakers and the public at large. Since its founding more than 35 years ago, the Coalition has given more than 1 million New Yorkers a way off the streets.

Financial

96.06

Accountability & Transparency

97.00

This rating was published 07/01/2022 and includes data from FY2021, 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)
82.9%
  Administrative Expenses 8.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.22
  Program Expenses Growth 9.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 10.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Coalition for the Homeless on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Coalition for the Homeless on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Coalition for the Homeless (NY) 96.49
One Family (MA) 99.37
Building Changes (WA) 93.89
Shelter Partnership (CA) 97.17
National Alliance to End Homelessness (DC) 92.02

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $14,057,621
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $329,799
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $4,419,652
Total Contributions $18,807,072
   Program Service Revenue $32,484
Total Primary Revenue $18,839,556
   Other Revenue $2,050,660
TOTAL REVENUE $20,890,216
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $13,053,951
   Administrative Expenses $1,329,633
   Fundraising Expenses $1,109,894
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $15,493,478
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $5,396,738
   
Net Assets $31,390,347

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
Crisis Services $3,462,795 26.5%
Permanent Housing for those with AIDS $2,642,178 20.2%
Food Services $2,168,492 16.6%

Ratings History
Coalition for the Homeless has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2021-06 07/01/2022 96.49
2020-06 02/01/2022 94.55
2019-06 04/01/2021 93.13
2018-06 10/01/2019 92.44
2018-06 09/03/2019 91.59
2017-06 10/01/2018 89.70
2017-06 09/01/2018 88.77
2016-06 11/01/2017 93.40
2015-06 12/01/2016 92.78
2014-06 06/01/2016 93.00
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 86.71
2013-06 11/01/2014 85.38
2012-06 11/01/2013 82.67
2011-06 07/01/2012 82.44
2010-06 09/20/2011 92.57
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 09/01/2010 88.21
2008-06 06/01/2009 95.11
2006-06 05/01/2007 81.64
2005-06 07/01/2006 62.67
2004-06 08/01/2005 72.42

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 13-3072967
Name in IRS Master File COALITION FOR THE HOMELESS INC
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (160) Aid to the handicapped (see also 031)
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, 1981
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
$244,868 1.58% David Giffen Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$122,845 0.79% Mary Brosnahan Former President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Coalition for the Homeless (NY) 96.49
Chicago Coalition for the Homeless (IL) 100.00
Building Changes (WA) 93.89
National Alliance to End Homelessness (DC) 92.02
Shelter Partnership (CA) 97.17

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Charity Contact Info

Coalition for the Homeless
129 Fulton Street
New York, NY 10038
tel: (212) 776-2000
fax: (212) 964-1303
EIN: 13-3072967

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Board Leadership

Barry H. Berke
Chair

CEO

Dave Giffen
Executive Director

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