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St. Mary's Center

Transforming lives, building community, creating change

four stars

96.66

925 Brockhurst Street Oakland, CA 94608
tel: (510) 923-9600   Web Site
EIN: 68-0172229

Board Leadership
Kevin Donahue
Chair

CEO
Carol Johnson
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 96.66 four stars
  Financial 97.50 four 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.

St. Mary's Center has provided services for low-income seniors, families and preschoolers in Oakland for nearly 40 years. St. Mary's Center responds to the needs of a community that faces the hardships of poverty and isolation. Thousands of people have come to know St. Mary's Center as a community of loving concern. -Our Preschool is a five-day-a-week educational enrichment program for up to 60 poverty level children ages 3 to 5 years. -The Outreach and Advocacy Program annually serves more than 500 seniors helping the frail elderly to live as independently as possible. -The Senior Homeless Program helps 425 seniors with case management, shelter, transitional housing, recovery groups and money management. Our winter shelter is open December 1 to April 30 every year. -The Food for All Ages Program provides meals for 60 seniors 6 days a week, grocery bags for seniors and families, and three meals a day for shelter residents. Over 1000 children enjoy Christmas with gifts and food.

St. Mary's Center has provided services for low-income seniors, families and preschoolers in Oakland for nearly 40 years. St. Mary's Center responds to the needs of a community that faces the hardships of poverty and isolation. Thousands of people have come to know St. Mary's Center as a community of loving concern. -Our Preschool is a five-day-a-week educational enrichment program for up to 60 poverty level children ages 3 to 5 years. -The Outreach and Advocacy Program annually serves more than 500 seniors helping the frail elderly to live as independently as possible. -The Senior Homeless Program helps 425 seniors with case management, shelter, transitional housing, recovery groups and money management. Our winter shelter is open December 1 to April 30 every year. -The Food for All Ages Program provides meals for 60 seniors 6 days a week, grocery bags for seniors and families, and three meals a day for shelter residents. Over 1000 children enjoy Christmas with gifts and food.

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Financial

four stars

97.50

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)
88.4%
  Administrative Expenses 5.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.20
  Program Expenses Growth 11.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 15.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by St. Mary's Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by St. Mary's Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
St. Mary's Center (CA) 96.66 four stars
Neighborhood Club (MI) 91.38 four stars
Mercy Multiplied (TN) 89.18 three stars
Centro (MN) 90.57 four stars
El Buen Samaritano (TX) 93.22 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,337,791
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $79,073
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,271,033
Total Contributions $5,687,897
   Program Service Revenue $140,964
Total Primary Revenue $5,828,861
   Other Revenue $77,663
TOTAL REVENUE $5,906,524
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,704,392
   Administrative Expenses $155,873
   Fundraising Expenses $179,293
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,039,558
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,866,966
   
Net Assets $8,675,735

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
Serving Homeless & Homebound Seniors $2,704,392 100.0%

Ratings History
St. Mary's Center 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 96.66 four stars
2016-06 02/01/2018 91.45 four stars
2015-06 12/01/2016 96.31 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 92.88 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 12/01/2015 91.76 four stars
2013-06 11/01/2014 90.50 four stars
2013-06 10/01/2014 89.29 three stars
2012-06 08/01/2013 91.77 four stars
2011-06 06/01/2012 92.80 four stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 90.89 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 06/01/2010 95.35 four stars
2008-06 08/01/2009 88.86 three stars
2007-06 11/01/2008 86.76 three stars
2006-06 03/01/2008 88.67 three stars
2005-06 03/01/2006 94.90 four stars
2004-06 06/01/2005 96.31 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 68-0172229
Name in IRS Master File ST MARYS CENTER
NTEE Code Z99
NTEE Classification Unknown
NTEE Type Unknown
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (320) Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, etc.
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, 1992
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$99,918 3.28% Carol Johnson Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
St. Mary's Center (CA) 96.66 four stars
Henry Street Settlement (NY) 91.34 four stars
Gladden Community House (OH) 88.58 three stars
Mercy Multiplied (TN) 89.18 three stars
Neighborhood Club (MI) 91.38 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

St. Mary's Center
925 Brockhurst Street
Oakland, CA 94608
tel: (510) 923-9600
fax: (510) 923-9606
EIN: 68-0172229

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Board Leadership

Kevin Donahue
Chair

CEO

Carol Johnson
Executive Director

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