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Samaritan House

Fighting poverty. Living lives.

four stars

95.21

4031 Pacific Boulevard San Mateo, CA 94403
tel: (650) 341-4081   Web Site
EIN: 23-7416272

Board Leadership
Davina Hurt
President

CEO
Bart Charlow
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 95.21 four stars
  Financial 93.24 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Since 1974, Samaritan House has been leading the fight against poverty in San Mateo County. We are the only organization that delivers the full breadth of essential services and personalized support to the working poor. By ensuring our clients are fed, clothed, healthy and housed, we help them create their own stability and remain an active, successful part of our community. After all, an enduring community is only possible when every person has the resources they need to live. That's why Samaritan House brings together individuals, companies, schools, faith-based and other organizations to provide free services that empower our neighbors. We are dedicated to Fighting poverty. Living lives.

Since 1974, Samaritan House has been leading the fight against poverty in San Mateo County. We are the only organization that delivers the full breadth of essential services and personalized support to the working poor. By ensuring our clients are fed, clothed, healthy and housed, we help them create their own stability and remain an active, successful part of our community. After all, an enduring community is only possible when every person has the resources they need to live. That's why Samaritan House brings together individuals, companies, schools, faith-based and other organizations to provide free services that empower our neighbors. We are dedicated to Fighting poverty. Living lives.

Financial

four stars

93.24

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 03/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
83.6%
  Administrative Expenses 7.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.43
  Program Expenses Growth 6.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 8.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Samaritan House on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Samaritan House on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Samaritan House (CA) 95.21 four stars
MIFA (Metropolitan Inter-Faith Association) (TN) 86.63 three stars
Inter-Faith Council for Social Service (NC) 91.54 four stars
Community Services Agency (CA) 96.23 four stars
Interfaith Caring Ministries (TX) 91.54 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $8,018,058
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $5,177,469
Total Contributions $13,195,527
   Program Service Revenue $80,812
Total Primary Revenue $13,276,339
   Other Revenue $811,317
TOTAL REVENUE $14,087,656
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $10,443,802
   Administrative Expenses $974,393
   Fundraising Expenses $1,089,072
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $12,507,267
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,580,389
   
Net Assets $16,150,903

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
Client Assistance Programs $4,279,100 41.0%
Homelessness Prevention Services $2,529,713 24.2%
Free Medical and Dental Clinics $2,264,954 21.7%

Ratings History
Samaritan House has received 11 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 03/01/2021 95.21 four stars
2018-06 07/01/2019 93.69 four stars
2017-06 10/01/2018 94.93 four stars
2017-06 09/01/2018 92.95 four stars
2016-06 03/01/2018 96.16 four stars
2015-06 11/01/2016 94.85 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 92.04 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 90.63 four stars
2013-06 02/01/2015 96.96 four stars
2012-06 12/01/2013 96.58 four stars
2011-06 11/06/2012 99.10 four stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 97.01 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 02/01/2011 95.66 four stars
2008-06 02/01/2010 76.37 two stars
2007-06 11/01/2008 84.10 three stars
2006-06 06/01/2007 70.65 two stars
2005-06 08/01/2006 94.84 four stars
2004-06 05/01/2005 90.65 four stars
2003-06 02/01/2005 93.53 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 23-7416272
Name in IRS Master File SAMARITAN HOUSE
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 (569) Referral service (social agencies)
(149) Other instruction and training
(179) Other health services
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 April, 1975
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, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$192,548 1.53% Bart A. Charlow Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Samaritan House (CA) 95.21 four stars
Humble Area Assistance Ministries (TX) 92.92 four stars
Together We Cope (IL) 87.62 three stars
Crossroads of Michigan (MI) 90.32 four stars
Father Fred Foundation (MI) 91.36 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Samaritan House
4031 Pacific Boulevard
San Mateo, CA 94403
tel: (650) 341-4081
fax: (650) 341-0526
EIN: 23-7416272

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Board Leadership

Davina Hurt
President

CEO

Bart Charlow
Chief Executive Officer

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