Community Development : Housing and Neighborhood Development (Grantmaking)

The Woodson Center

Transforming lives and troubled communities from the inside out.

three stars

80.49

1625 K Street, NW Suite 410
Washington, DC 20006
tel: (202) 518-6500   Web Site
EIN: 52-1217891

Board Leadership
Gregory L. Snyder
Chair

CEO
Robert L. Woodson, Sr.
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 80.49 three stars
  Financial 80.00 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 81.00 three stars
This rating was published 06/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Woodson Center (WC) was founded by Robert L. Woodson, Sr., in 1981 to help residents of low-income neighborhoods address the problems of their communities. Originally known as the National Center for Neighborhood Enterprise, the organization re-branded in 2016 to Woodson Center. WC is headquartered in Washington, DC, but operates throughout the nation to assist community and faith-based organizations with training, technical assistance, and linkages to sources of support. WC documents and interprets their experiences to make recommendations for public policy and works to remove barriers that hamper their efforts to solve societal problems.

The Woodson Center (WC) was founded by Robert L. Woodson, Sr., in 1981 to help residents of low-income neighborhoods address the problems of their communities. Originally known as the National Center for Neighborhood Enterprise, the organization re-branded in 2016 to Woodson Center. WC is headquartered in Washington, DC, but operates throughout the nation to assist community and faith-based organizations with training, technical assistance, and linkages to sources of support. WC documents and interprets their experiences to make recommendations for public policy and works to remove barriers that hamper their efforts to solve societal problems.

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Financial

three stars

80.00

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

81.00

This rating was published 06/01/2020 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)
92.7%
  Administrative Expenses 1.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.10
  Program Expenses Growth -20.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 30.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Woodson Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Woodson Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $320,648
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $716,822
Total Contributions $1,037,470
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,037,470
   Other Revenue $4,633
TOTAL REVENUE $1,042,103
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,003,502
   Administrative Expenses $85,942
   Fundraising Expenses $495,335
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,584,779
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,542,676
   
Net Assets $454,014

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$271,843 10.51% Robert Woodson Sr. President

Mission

The Woodson Center (WC) was founded by Robert L. Woodson, Sr., in 1981 to help residents of low-income neighborhoods address the problems of their communities. Originally known as the National Center for Neighborhood Enterprise, the organization re-branded in 2016 to Woodson Center. WC is headquartered in Washington, DC, but operates throughout the nation to assist community and faith-based organizations with training, technical assistance, and linkages to sources of support. WC documents and interprets their experiences to make recommendations for public policy and works to remove barriers that hamper their efforts to solve societal problems.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Woodson Center (DC) 80.49 three stars
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West Valley Community Services (CA) 87.65 three stars
Community Involved in Sustaining Agriculture (MA) 92.21 four stars
Funders' Network for Smart Growth and Livable Communities (FL) 89.73 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

The Woodson Center
1625 K Street, NW
Suite 410
Washington, DC 20006
tel: (202) 518-6500
fax: (202) 588-0314
EIN: 52-1217891

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Board Leadership

Gregory L. Snyder
Chair

CEO

Robert L. Woodson, Sr.
President