Human Services : Homeless Services

Coalition for the Homeless

Every New Yorker deserves a home.

four stars

92.44

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

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.44 four stars
  Financial 89.74 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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.

Impact Information

data icon Looking for Impact Information?

Charity Navigator is collaborating with GuideStar, GlobalGiving, Classy, and ImpactMatters to display impact-related information on our rated profile pages. Each partner collects this data directly from nonprofits and provides updates to Charity Navigator when available.

If you are interested in seeing this charity provide its impact information, please click below. This will indicate your interest and encourage the nonprofit to share data with partners that are currently collecting information.

Financial

three stars

89.74

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 10/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
85.1%
  Administrative Expenses 5.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.51
  Program Expenses Growth 1.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.8%
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.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $6,166,627
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $657,266
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $4,183,490
Total Contributions $11,007,383
   Program Service Revenue $37,233
Total Primary Revenue $11,044,616
   Other Revenue $897,267
TOTAL REVENUE $11,941,883
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $10,033,545
   Administrative Expenses $831,119
   Fundraising Expenses $1,113,647
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $11,978,311
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-36,428
   
Net Assets $17,667,569

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$255,803 2.13% Mary Brosnahan President, CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$209,015 1.74% David Giffen Executive Director

Mission

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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Coalition for the Homeless (NY) 92.44 four stars
National Alliance to End Homelessness (DC) 95.58 four stars
Chicago Coalition for the Homeless (IL) 100.00 four stars
Building Changes (WA) 90.50 four stars
One Family (MA) 99.37 four stars

Compare These Charities (Highly Rated)

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

Visit Web Site

Board Leadership

Barry H. Berke
Chair

CEO

Dave Giffen
Executive Director