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Human Services : Homeless Services

On The Rise

Safety, community, and advocacy for homeless women.

four stars

90.82

341 Broadway Cambridge, MA 02139
tel: (617) 497-7968   Web Site
EIN: 04-3290689

Board Leadership
Joshua Gerber
Board Chair

CEO
Martha Sandler
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.82 four stars
  Financial 87.65 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

On The Rise's mission is to support the initiative and strength of women living in crisis or homelessness. In a physically and psychologically safe environment, we build the relationships and provide the tools that each woman needs to rise to her potential. On The Rise annually reaches and assists nearly 450 of the most highly marginalized and socially isolated women. We use a relational model designed to offer respect, dignity, connection, information, guidance and hope to women who have fallen through the cracks of our social service system. We meet each woman where she is, help her build on her strengths, and partner with her on her journey from surviving, to living, to thriving.

On The Rise's mission is to support the initiative and strength of women living in crisis or homelessness. In a physically and psychologically safe environment, we build the relationships and provide the tools that each woman needs to rise to her potential. On The Rise annually reaches and assists nearly 450 of the most highly marginalized and socially isolated women. We use a relational model designed to offer respect, dignity, connection, information, guidance and hope to women who have fallen through the cracks of our social service system. We meet each woman where she is, help her build on her strengths, and partner with her on her journey from surviving, to living, to thriving.

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Financial

three stars

87.65

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 09/03/2019 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)
72.8%
  Administrative Expenses 12.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 14.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.22
  Program Expenses Growth 5.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by On The Rise on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by On The Rise on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
On The Rise (MA) 90.82 four stars
Interfaith Family Services (TX) 90.51 four stars
Boulder Shelter for the Homeless (CO) 88.71 three stars
Wellspring House (MA) 91.57 four stars
Lantern House (UT) 87.27 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $776,946
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $164,018
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $412,321
Total Contributions $1,353,285
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,353,285
   Other Revenue $57,727
TOTAL REVENUE $1,411,012
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $908,499
   Administrative Expenses $164,055
   Fundraising Expenses $176,957
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,249,511
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $161,501
   
Net Assets $2,737,445

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
Safe Haven $547,106 60.2%
Keep the Keys $293,535 32.3%
Community Outreach and Education Program $67,858 7.5%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 09/03/2019 90.82 four stars
2017-12 02/01/2019 89.22 three stars
2016-12 02/01/2018 90.02 four stars
2015-12 12/01/2016 87.39 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 86.98 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/01/2015 82.32 three stars
2013-12 05/01/2015 90.26 four stars
2012-12 12/01/2013 85.10 three stars
2011-12 02/01/2013 79.96 two stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 81.90 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 85.54 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 02/01/2011 81.52 three stars
2008-12 02/01/2010 85.76 three stars
2007-12 06/01/2009 78.43 two stars
2006-12 05/01/2008 86.79 three stars
2005-12 03/01/2007 87.20 three stars
2004-12 07/01/2006 85.77 three stars
2003-12 07/01/2005 89.30 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 04-3290689
Name in IRS Master File ON THE RISE INC
NTEE Code P20
NTEE Classification Human Service Organizations - Multipurpose
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(560) Supplying money, goods or services to the poor
(573) Rehabilitating alcoholics, drug abusers, compulsive gamblers, 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 January, 1996
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$93,150 7.45% Martha Sandler Executive Director, President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
On The Rise (MA) 90.82 four stars
LifeMoves (CA) 91.90 four stars
Community LINC (MO) 90.61 four stars
Boulder Shelter for the Homeless (CO) 88.71 three stars
Tender Mercies (OH) 89.57 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

On The Rise
341 Broadway
Cambridge, MA 02139
tel: (617) 497-7968
fax: (617) 492-9814
TTY: (617) 497-7887
EIN: 04-3290689

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Board Leadership

Joshua Gerber
Board Chair

CEO

Martha Sandler
Executive Director

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