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Human Services : Homeless Services

Boulder Shelter for the Homeless

Food, shelter, hope

four stars

92.40

4869 North Broadway Boulder, CO 80304
tel: (303) 442-4646   Web Site
EIN: 84-1041149

Board Leadership
Eric Maxfield
President

CEO
Greg Harms
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.40 four stars
  Financial 89.26 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

It is the mission of the Boulder Shelter for the Homeless to create an avenue to stable housing for our community's homeless adults, from a foundation of supportive and safe shelter.

It is the mission of the Boulder Shelter for the Homeless to create an avenue to stable housing for our community's homeless adults, from a foundation of supportive and safe shelter.

Impact & Results Score

Score
100/100
Program Name: Emergency Shelter and Transitions Shelter
Program Name: Emergency Shelter and Transitions Shelter

Note: The Impact & Results score currently has no effect on the nonprofit's Star Rating.

The Impact & Results score is a measure of how well a nonprofit delivers on its stated mission. To issue a score, Charity Navigator estimates the actual impact the nonprofit has on the lives of those it serves, and determines whether it is making good use of donor resources to achieve that impact. Learn more about our Impact & Results methodology here.

Program Activities
Boulder Shelter For The Homeless provides people experiencing homelessness with a temporary place to stay.
Impact Statement
$40 provides a night of shelter for a person experiencing homelessness.
Assessment Benchmark
Impact & Results scores of emergency shelters are based on the cost of providing a night of shelter relative to the Fair Market Rent in that county. Programs receive an Impact & Results score of 100 if they are less than 200% the cost of a meal and a score of 75 if they are less than 400%. If a nonprofit reports impact but doesn't meet the threshold for cost-effectiveness, it earns a score of 50.
Methodology
ImpactMatters analyzed publicly available data to rate the cost-effectiveness of Boulder Shelter for the Homeless.
Data Source
We look for self-reported shelter nights. If we cannot find this information we estimate it using HIC data.
Method for Attributing Outcomes
We assume that the provision of shelter by one nonprofit does not diminish the provision of shelter by any other (neighboring) nonprofit. We also assume there is, in general, no slack capacity in the homeless shelter system. In the absence of a given shelter, beneficiaries would not be able to stay at another shelter because other shelters are assumed to have no beds to spare. We therefore set the counterfactual to zero.
Details
Analysis conducted by ImpactMatters and published on November 22, 2019.
This impact information is current as of September 2020, when it was provided to us by ImpactMatters. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

three stars

89.26

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 04/01/2020 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)
76.1%
  Administrative Expenses 15.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.32
  Program Expenses Growth 5.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Boulder Shelter for the Homeless on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Boulder Shelter for the Homeless on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Boulder Shelter for the Homeless (CO) 92.40 four stars
Family Promise (NJ) 100.00 four stars
United Methodist Open Door (KS) 92.20 four stars
Home Sweet Home Ministries, Inc. (IL) 87.02 three stars
Volunteer Ministry Center (TN) 96.45 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,051,766
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,050
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,147,145
Total Contributions $2,199,961
   Program Service Revenue $377,216
Total Primary Revenue $2,577,177
   Other Revenue $32,236
TOTAL REVENUE $2,609,413
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,029,332
   Administrative Expenses $397,702
   Fundraising Expenses $210,583
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,637,617
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-28,204
   
Net Assets $5,886,823

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
Shelter and Meals $1,875,914 92.4%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-09 04/01/2020 92.40 four stars
2018-09 03/01/2020 89.12 three stars
2018-09 02/01/2020 87.38 three stars
2017-09 11/01/2018 88.71 three stars
2016-09 08/01/2018 86.46 three stars
2016-09 02/01/2018 85.04 three stars
2015-09 10/01/2016 85.67 three stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 86.69 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 12/22/2015 79.92 two stars
2014-09 11/01/2015 79.92 two stars
2013-09 11/01/2014 85.24 three stars
2012-09 10/01/2013 85.07 three stars
2011-09 07/01/2012 87.22 three stars
2010-09 09/20/2011 96.02 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-09 09/01/2010 89.72 three stars
2008-09 04/01/2010 87.19 three stars
2007-09 06/01/2009 93.98 four stars
2006-09 11/01/2007 85.01 three stars
2005-09 10/01/2006 86.62 three stars
2004-09 06/01/2005 85.85 three 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 84-1041149
Name in IRS Master File BOULDER SHELTER FOR THE HOMELESS INC
NTEE Code L41
NTEE Classification Homeless, Temporary Shelter For
NTEE Type Housing, Shelter
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (380) Low-income housing
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, 1988
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • September, 2018
  • September, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$97,885 3.71% Greg Harms Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Boulder Shelter for the Homeless (CO) 92.40 four stars
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Bridge Communities (IL) 87.11 three stars
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St. Francis Center (CA) 86.50 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Boulder Shelter for the Homeless
4869 North Broadway
Boulder, CO 80304
tel: (303) 442-4646
fax: (720) 565-3624
EIN: 84-1041149

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Board Leadership

Eric Maxfield
President

CEO

Greg Harms
Chief Executive Officer

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