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Open Hand

More than a meal

three stars

88.63

181 Armour Drive, NE Atlanta, GA 30324
tel: (404) 419-1109   Web Site
EIN: 58-1816778

Board Leadership
Helen S. Carlos
President

CEO
Matt Pieper
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.63 three stars
  Financial 83.93 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1988, Open Hand helps people prevent or better manage chronic disease through Comprehensive Nutrition Care, which combines home-delivered meals and nutrition education as a means to reinforce the connection between informed food choices and improved quality of life. Our programs and services are designed to help clients meet their personal goals and objectives for good health and to assist clients and healthcare providers in the early identification and treatment, as well as the prevention or progression of many nutrition-related illnesses. Open Hand seeks to eliminate disability and untimely death due to nutrition-sensitive chronic disease. We aim to serve our community by empowering people to live healthier, more productive lives.

Founded in 1988, Open Hand helps people prevent or better manage chronic disease through Comprehensive Nutrition Care, which combines home-delivered meals and nutrition education as a means to reinforce the connection between informed food choices and improved quality of life. Our programs and services are designed to help clients meet their personal goals and objectives for good health and to assist clients and healthcare providers in the early identification and treatment, as well as the prevention or progression of many nutrition-related illnesses. Open Hand seeks to eliminate disability and untimely death due to nutrition-sensitive chronic disease. We aim to serve our community by empowering people to live healthier, more productive lives.

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Financial

three stars

83.93

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 05/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
89.5%
  Administrative Expenses 3.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.40
  Program Expenses Growth 3.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 27.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Open Hand on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Open Hand on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Open Hand (GA) 88.63 three stars
FamilyWorks (WA) 90.19 four stars
New York Common Pantry (NY) 96.46 four stars
St. Vincent de Paul Society of Marin County (CA) 95.05 four stars
Arlington Food Assistance Center (VA) 91.68 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,363,548
   Federated Campaigns $36,120
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $805,366
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $5,026,964
Total Contributions $8,231,998
   Program Service Revenue $3,078,177
Total Primary Revenue $11,310,175
   Other Revenue $13,206
TOTAL REVENUE $11,323,381
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $10,291,792
   Administrative Expenses $492,588
   Fundraising Expenses $719,080
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $11,503,460
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-180,079
   
Net Assets $4,433,459

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
Senior Nutrition Program $4,964,834 48.2%
Good Measure Meals $3,071,148 29.8%
Community Nutrition Programs $2,255,810 21.9%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 05/01/2019 88.63 three stars
2016-12 07/01/2018 87.40 three stars
2016-12 06/01/2018 86.46 three stars
2015-12 06/01/2017 88.58 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 85.38 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 81.68 three stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 81.63 three stars
2012-12 04/01/2014 86.99 three stars
2011-12 07/01/2013 91.32 four stars
2010-12 02/01/2012 93.45 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 92.14 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 04/01/2011 91.37 four stars
2008-12 06/01/2010 91.25 four stars
2007-12 06/01/2009 88.66 three stars
2006-12 04/01/2008 91.30 four stars
2005-12 03/01/2007 91.25 four stars
2004-12 04/01/2006 85.81 three stars
2003-12 03/01/2005 93.50 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 58-1816778
Name in IRS Master File OPEN HAND ATLANTA INC
NTEE Code K36
NTEE Classification Meals on Wheels
NTEE Type Food, Agriculture and Nutrition
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 March, 1989
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
$173,042 1.50% Matthew Pieper Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Open Hand (GA) 88.63 three stars
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Meals On Wheels, Inc. of Tarrant County (TX) 92.77 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Open Hand
181 Armour Drive, NE
Atlanta, GA 30324
tel: (404) 419-1109
fax: (404) 982-9301
EIN: 58-1816778

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Board Leadership

Helen S. Carlos
President

CEO

Matt Pieper
Executive Director

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