Community Development : Housing and Neighborhood Development

Habitat for Humanity Greater Boston

Forming partnerships with low-income families in need

four stars

92.82

240 Commercial Street 4th Floor
Boston, MA 02109
tel: (617) 423-2223   Web Site
EIN: 04-2994233

Board Leadership
Susan Winston Leff
Chair

CEO
Lark Jurey Palermo
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.82 four stars
  Financial 90.67 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1987, Habitat for Humanity Greater Boston is dedicated to building simple low-cost homes by forming partnerships with low-income families in need of decent and affordable housing. We believe homeownership is a vital step to help families break the cycle of poverty and contributes to pride in families and communities. Habitat for Humanity Greater Boston is an independent affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International, an ecumenical Christian organization headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia and dedicated to ending poverty housing throughout the world as a matter of justice, mercy, compassion and humility.

Founded in 1987, Habitat for Humanity Greater Boston is dedicated to building simple low-cost homes by forming partnerships with low-income families in need of decent and affordable housing. We believe homeownership is a vital step to help families break the cycle of poverty and contributes to pride in families and communities. Habitat for Humanity Greater Boston is an independent affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International, an ecumenical Christian organization headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia and dedicated to ending poverty housing throughout the world as a matter of justice, mercy, compassion and humility.

Financial

four stars

90.67

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 12/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
86.9%
  Administrative Expenses 7.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.87
  Program Expenses Growth 1.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 30.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Habitat for Humanity Greater Boston on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Habitat for Humanity Greater Boston on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,602,339
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $218,258
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,820,597
   Program Service Revenue $1,005,486
Total Primary Revenue $2,826,083
   Other Revenue $13,899
TOTAL REVENUE $2,839,982
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,388,584
   Administrative Expenses $191,453
   Fundraising Expenses $178,814
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,758,851
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $81,131
   
Net Assets $8,195,561

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$157,500 5.70% Lark Palermo President, CEO

Mission

Founded in 1987, Habitat for Humanity Greater Boston is dedicated to building simple low-cost homes by forming partnerships with low-income families in need of decent and affordable housing. We believe homeownership is a vital step to help families break the cycle of poverty and contributes to pride in families and communities. Habitat for Humanity Greater Boston is an independent affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International, an ecumenical Christian organization headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia and dedicated to ending poverty housing throughout the world as a matter of justice, mercy, compassion and humility.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Habitat for Humanity Greater Boston (MA) 92.82 four stars
Habitat for Humanity - North Central Georgia (GA) 96.13 four stars
Cedar Valley Habitat for Humanity (IA) 88.35 three stars
Atlanta Habitat for Humanity (GA) 90.31 four stars
Habitat for Humanity Las Vegas (NV) 88.03 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Habitat for Humanity Greater Boston
240 Commercial Street
4th Floor
Boston, MA 02109
tel: (617) 423-2223
fax: (617) 423-1044
EIN: 04-2994233

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Board Leadership

Susan Winston Leff
Chair

CEO

Lark Jurey Palermo
President, CEO

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