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Sacred Heart Community Service

Where social service meets social justice.

four stars

90.04

1381 South First Street San Jose, CA 95110
tel: (408) 278-2160   Web Site
EIN: 23-7179787

Board Leadership
Steve Herrera
President

CEO
Poncho Guevara
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.04 four stars
  Financial 85.92 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Sacred Heart Community Service, founded in 1964, works to change lives and impact poverty by providing essential services, offering tools for self-sufficiency, and ministering with dignity, compassion and respect. We engage the community and inspire volunteers to love, serve and share. Over 1,500 customers walk through our doors daily to access a wide range of services. Our programs, from basic needs to education, are offered comprehensively under one roof and are free of charge to the customers. We also provide helpful information and referral to our customers in collaboration with other human service agencies in the community.

Sacred Heart Community Service, founded in 1964, works to change lives and impact poverty by providing essential services, offering tools for self-sufficiency, and ministering with dignity, compassion and respect. We engage the community and inspire volunteers to love, serve and share. Over 1,500 customers walk through our doors daily to access a wide range of services. Our programs, from basic needs to education, are offered comprehensively under one roof and are free of charge to the customers. We also provide helpful information and referral to our customers in collaboration with other human service agencies in the community.

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Financial

three stars

85.92

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 08/01/2019 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)
93.2%
  Administrative Expenses 4.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.33
  Program Expenses Growth 3.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 11.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Sacred Heart Community Service on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Sacred Heart Community Service on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Sacred Heart Community Service (CA) 90.04 four stars
Neighbors (MN) 90.63 four stars
Jubilee REACH (WA) 87.36 three stars
Zaman International (MI) 90.58 four stars
Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston (TX) 91.45 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $16,009,156
   Federated Campaigns $106,546
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $5,332,583
Total Contributions $21,448,285
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $21,448,285
   Other Revenue $27,489
TOTAL REVENUE $21,475,774
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $19,870,931
   Administrative Expenses $1,111,877
   Fundraising Expenses $417,402
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $21,400,210
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $75,564
   
Net Assets $7,378,049

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
Essential Services Program $13,310,168 67.0%
Energy Assistance Programs $1,988,659 10.0%
Self-Sufficiency Program $1,574,017 7.9%

Ratings History
Sacred Heart Community Service has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 08/01/2019 90.04 four stars
2017-06 09/01/2018 93.77 four stars
2016-06 03/01/2018 88.17 three stars
2015-06 12/01/2016 88.84 three stars
2014-06 09/01/2016 87.62 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 86.67 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 81.15 three stars
2013-06 12/22/2014 81.13 three stars
2012-06 10/01/2013 94.09 four stars
2011-06 12/01/2012 94.18 four stars
2010-06 12/01/2011 93.59 four stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 89.30 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 12/22/2010 94.20 four stars
2008-06 10/01/2009 88.00 three stars
2007-06 11/01/2008 83.59 three stars
2006-06 08/01/2007 83.22 three stars
2005-06 06/01/2006 91.84 four stars
2004-06 09/01/2005 91.85 four stars
2003-06 03/01/2005 79.84 two 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 23-7179787
Name in IRS Master File SACRED HEART COMMUNITY SERVICE
NTEE Code P20
NTEE Classification Human Service Organizations - Multipurpose
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (408) Community service organization
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 December, 1972
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, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$166,185 0.77% Poncho Jose Guevara Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Sacred Heart Community Service (CA) 90.04 four stars
Allen Community Outreach (TX) 95.43 four stars
The Society of St. Vincent de Paul in Cincinnati (OH) 97.04 four stars
Community Family Life Services (DC) 88.28 three stars
Place of Forsyth County (GA) 92.22 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Sacred Heart Community Service
1381 South First Street
San Jose, CA 95110
tel: (408) 278-2160
fax: (408) 885-9071
EIN: 23-7179787

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Board Leadership

Steve Herrera
President

CEO

Poncho Guevara
Executive Director

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