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The Heat and Warmth Fund

Keeping Families Safe and Warm Since 1985

four stars

94.69

535 Griswold Street Suite 200
Detroit, MI 48226
tel: (313) 226-9465   Web Site
EIN: 38-2646924

Board Leadership
Bertram Marks
Board President

CEO
Saunteel Jenkins
Chief Executive Officer

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.69 four stars
  Financial 92.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Heat And Warmth Fund, THAW, is a leading provider of utility assistance for Michigan residents in need. THAW stabilizes and empowers Michigan families, keeping them healthy, safe and warm.

THAW, an independent 501(c)3 non-profit organization, distributes assistance to vulnerable Michigan residents through more than 40 agency partners and a series of annual mobile processing events.

Since its inception in 1985, THAW has distributed more than $180 million in assistance to nearly 250,000 Michigan households in need.

The Heat And Warmth Fund, THAW, is a leading provider of utility assistance for Michigan residents in need. THAW stabilizes and empowers Michigan families, keeping them healthy, safe and warm.

THAW, an independent 501(c)3 non-profit organization, distributes assistance to vulnerable Michigan residents through more than 40 agency partners and a series of annual mobile processing events.

Since its inception in 1985, THAW has distributed more than $180 million in assistance to nearly 250,000 Michigan households in need.

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Financial

four stars

92.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 11/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
92.6%
  Administrative Expenses 3.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.25
  Program Expenses Growth 11.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 9.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Heat and Warmth Fund on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Heat and Warmth Fund on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Heat and Warmth Fund (MI) 94.69 four stars
Fuel Fund of Maryland (MD) 95.47 four stars
Oregon Energy Fund (OR) 88.57 three stars
Dollar Energy Fund (PA) 91.16 four stars
Energy Outreach Colorado (CO) 98.23 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,248,192
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $910,228
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $8,541,032
Total Contributions $11,699,452
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $11,699,452
   Other Revenue $-9,069
TOTAL REVENUE $11,690,383
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $14,887,834
   Administrative Expenses $725,495
   Fundraising Expenses $755,070
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $16,368,399
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-4,678,016
   
Net Assets $6,069,938

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
Utility Assistance Payments $14,887,834 100.0%

Ratings History
The Heat and Warmth Fund has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-06 11/01/2017 94.69 four stars
2015-06 11/01/2016 92.38 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 92.02 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 91.28 four stars
2013-06 12/22/2014 95.94 four stars
2012-06 10/01/2013 86.00 three stars
2011-06 11/06/2012 87.05 three stars
2010-06 12/23/2011 83.00 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 82.30 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 10/01/2010 91.53 four stars
2008-06 10/01/2009 91.63 four stars
2007-06 11/01/2008 91.34 four stars
2006-06 08/01/2007 91.58 four stars
2005-06 10/01/2006 91.17 four stars
2004-06 05/01/2005 90.88 four stars
2003-06 02/01/2005 91.59 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 38-2646924
Name in IRS Master File HEAT AND WARMTH FUND
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 (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, 1986
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013

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

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$188,322 1.15% Saunteel Jenkins Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Heat and Warmth Fund (MI) 94.69 four stars
Operation Fuel (CT) 94.71 four stars
Fuel Fund of Maryland (MD) 95.47 four stars
Oregon Energy Fund (OR) 88.57 three stars
Federal Employee Education & Assistance Fund (VA) 85.09 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

The Heat and Warmth Fund
535 Griswold Street
Suite 200
Detroit, MI 48226
tel: (313) 226-9465
fax: (313) 963-2777
EIN: 38-2646924

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Board Leadership

Bertram Marks
Board President

CEO

Saunteel Jenkins
Chief Executive Officer

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