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Human Services : Social Services (Grantmaking)

Open Your Heart to the Hungry and Homeless

Give where the need is greatest

four stars

90.71

122 W Franklin Ave Ste 610
Minneapolis, MN 55404
tel: (612) 338-5577   Web Site
EIN: 36-3488089

Board Leadership
Kathleen Kimble
President

CEO
Jessica Mathias
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.71 four stars
  Financial 87.50 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1986, Open Your Heart to the Hungry and Homeless (OYH) seeks to help hungry and homeless Minnesotans through grants to food and shelter providers and to raise awareness of the needs of people who are hungry and homeless. As a mission-driven organization, OYH assists the community in three primary areas: we help alleviate hunger by providing financial assistance statewide to local food shelves, food banks and on-site feeding programs; we help ease the burdens of homelessness throughout Minnesota by funding homeless shelters and domestic violence shelters; and we meet the frequently over-looked needs of homeless school children by giving education grants to school advocates, homeless shelters and housing programs that serve them.

Founded in 1986, Open Your Heart to the Hungry and Homeless (OYH) seeks to help hungry and homeless Minnesotans through grants to food and shelter providers and to raise awareness of the needs of people who are hungry and homeless. As a mission-driven organization, OYH assists the community in three primary areas: we help alleviate hunger by providing financial assistance statewide to local food shelves, food banks and on-site feeding programs; we help ease the burdens of homelessness throughout Minnesota by funding homeless shelters and domestic violence shelters; and we meet the frequently over-looked needs of homeless school children by giving education grants to school advocates, homeless shelters and housing programs that serve them.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2019
Number of organizations applying for grants
115
Average grant amount
6,800
Total dollar amount of grants awarded
448,186
Total number of grants awarded
66
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

87.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 12/01/2019 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)
89.3%
  Administrative Expenses 5.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.77
  Program Expenses Growth -5.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Open Your Heart to the Hungry and Homeless on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Open Your Heart to the Hungry and Homeless on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Constituent Voice

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How is the organization collecting feedback?
Electronic surveys (by email, tablet, etc), Community meetings or town halls, Suggestion box/email
How is the organization using feedback?
To identify and remedy poor client service experiences, To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To identify where we are less inclusive or equitable across demographic groups, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve
With whom is the organization sharing feedback?
The people we serve, Our staff, Our board, Our funders, Our community partners
What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?
We don't have any major challenges to collecting feedback
Describe a recent change in your organization that resulted from feedback.
Note: This organization did not answer this question
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Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Open Your Heart to the Hungry and Homeless (MN) 90.71 four stars
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Tipping Point Community (CA) 92.22 four stars
Foothill Unity Center (CA) 89.17 three stars
Sharing House (NC) 90.86 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $752,606
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $752,606
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $752,606
   Other Revenue $392
TOTAL REVENUE $752,998
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $681,987
   Administrative Expenses $57,731
   Fundraising Expenses $49,380
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $789,098
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-36,100
   
Net Assets $627,498

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History
Open Your Heart to the Hungry and Homeless has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 12/01/2019 90.71 four stars
2017-12 07/01/2019 90.71 four stars
2017-12 04/01/2019 89.50 three stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 89.73 three stars
2015-12 04/01/2017 91.08 four stars
2014-12 06/10/2016 89.91 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 88.54 three stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 90.90 four stars
2012-12 12/20/2013 93.31 four stars
2011-12 05/01/2013 95.24 four stars
2011-12 02/01/2013 88.72 three stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 96.16 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 92.64 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 04/01/2011 90.94 four stars
2008-12 05/01/2010 88.54 three stars
2007-12 02/01/2009 81.33 three stars
2006-12 04/01/2008 78.54 two stars
2005-12 10/01/2006 81.84 three stars
2004-12 11/01/2005 95.90 four stars
2003-12 03/01/2005 93.55 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 36-3488089
Name in IRS Master File OPEN YOUR HEARTS TO THE HUNGRY AND HOMELESS
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
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 May, 1986
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
None reported -- This organization did not report a CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Open Your Heart to the Hungry and Homeless (MN) 90.71 four stars
New American Pathways (GA) 85.74 three stars
Hudson Link for Higher Education in Prison (NY) 86.38 three stars
New Hope Ministries (PA) 94.58 four stars
Humble Area Assistance Ministries (TX) 92.92 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Open Your Heart to the Hungry and Homeless
122 W Franklin Ave
Ste 610
Minneapolis, MN 55404
tel: (612) 338-5577
EIN: 36-3488089

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Board Leadership

Kathleen Kimble
President

CEO

Jessica Mathias
Executive Director

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