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Fuel Fund of Maryland

Necessity knows no season.

four stars

90.27

1800 Washington Blvd. Suite 410-A
Baltimore, MD 21230
tel: (410) 235-9080   Web Site
EIN: 52-1204629

Board Leadership
Jody Costa
Chair

CEO
Kathryn Stephens
Interim Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.27 four stars
  Financial 86.84 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Incorporated in 1981, the Fuel Fund of Maryland provides resources to vulnerable Maryland families for heat and home utility needs. We support and advocate collaborative funding and services that ensure affordable energy to families that must overcome hardship caused by poverty and assist these families to meet their human needs. The Fuel Fund serves vulnerable Marylanders in Baltimore City and Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Carroll, Harford, Howard and Montgomery counties. In 2007 we helped nearly 18,000 individuals. The target population is families and individuals in Central Maryland who live at or below 200 percent of the Federal Poverty Guidelines.

Incorporated in 1981, the Fuel Fund of Maryland provides resources to vulnerable Maryland families for heat and home utility needs. We support and advocate collaborative funding and services that ensure affordable energy to families that must overcome hardship caused by poverty and assist these families to meet their human needs. The Fuel Fund serves vulnerable Marylanders in Baltimore City and Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Carroll, Harford, Howard and Montgomery counties. In 2007 we helped nearly 18,000 individuals. The target population is families and individuals in Central Maryland who live at or below 200 percent of the Federal Poverty Guidelines.

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Financial

three stars

86.84

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 08/01/2018 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)
88.2%
  Administrative Expenses 4.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.81
  Program Expenses Growth 1.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Fuel Fund of Maryland on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Fuel Fund of Maryland on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Fuel Fund of Maryland (MD) 90.27 four stars
Operation Fuel (CT) 92.66 four stars
Federal Employee Education & Assistance Fund (VA) 86.72 three stars
Dollar Energy Fund (PA) 91.16 four stars
The Heat and Warmth Fund (MI) 94.95 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,799,166
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,799,166
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $3,799,166
   Other Revenue $135,175
TOTAL REVENUE $3,934,341
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,745,358
   Administrative Expenses $326,459
   Fundraising Expenses $394,994
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,466,811
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,532,470
   
Net Assets $5,826,125

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
Energy Assistance Program $4,604,256 97.0%
Energy Conservation & Education Program $141,102 3.0%

Ratings History
Fuel Fund of Maryland has received 5 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 08/01/2018 90.27 four stars
2016-06 11/01/2017 95.47 four stars
2015-06 03/01/2017 100.00 four stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 97.87 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2015-06 04/01/2016 96.60 four stars
2014-06 10/01/2015 97.80 four stars
2013-06 11/01/2014 97.78 four stars
2013-06 10/01/2014 94.57 four stars
2012-06 08/01/2013 89.59 three stars
2011-06 05/01/2012 82.82 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 85.98 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 07/01/2010 86.99 three stars
2008-06 08/01/2009 91.87 four stars
2007-06 08/01/2008 91.43 four stars
2006-06 02/01/2007 98.64 four stars
2005-06 04/01/2006 75.81 two stars
2004-06 07/01/2005 71.00 two stars
2003-06 02/01/2005 78.17 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 52-1204629
Name in IRS Master File FUEL FUND OF CENTRAL MD INC
NTEE Code L82
NTEE Classification Housing Expense Reduction Support
NTEE Type Housing, Shelter
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 October, 1981
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
$136,624 2.49% Jon Rosa Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Fuel Fund of Maryland (MD) 90.27 four stars
Dollar Energy Fund (PA) 91.16 four stars
Operation Fuel (CT) 92.66 four stars
Federal Employee Education & Assistance Fund (VA) 86.72 three stars
Energy Outreach Colorado (CO) 93.36 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Fuel Fund of Maryland
1800 Washington Blvd.
Suite 410-A
Baltimore, MD 21230
tel: (410) 235-9080
fax: (410) 235-9085
EIN: 52-1204629

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Board Leadership

Jody Costa
Chair

CEO

Kathryn Stephens
Interim Executive Director

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