Human Services : Social Services

The Heat and Warmth Fund

Keeping Families Safe and Warm Since 1985

four stars

94.95

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

Board Leadership
Mark Lichtman
Board President

CEO
Saunteel Jenkins
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.95 four stars
  Financial 93.52 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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

93.52

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

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)
91.5%
  Administrative Expenses 4.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.81
  Program Expenses Growth 8.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.7%
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.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $6,331,997
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $929,672
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $14,275,270
Total Contributions $21,536,939
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $21,536,939
   Other Revenue $-47,955
TOTAL REVENUE $21,488,984
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $17,533,907
   Administrative Expenses $717,338
   Fundraising Expenses $563,478
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $18,814,723
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,674,261
   
Net Assets $13,174,369

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$241,658 1.28% Saunteel Jenkins Chief Executive Officer

Mission

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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The Heat and Warmth Fund (MI) 94.95 four stars
Federal Employee Education & Assistance Fund (VA) 86.72 three stars
Dollar Energy Fund (PA) 91.16 four stars
Fuel Fund of Maryland (MD) 93.25 four stars
Operation Fuel (CT) 92.66 four 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

Mark Lichtman
Board President

CEO

Saunteel Jenkins
Chief Executive Officer