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Community Development : Housing and Neighborhood Development

Good News Partners

Providing dignified and desirable housing.

two stars

77.25

1600 West Jonquil Terrace Chicago, IL 60626
tel: (773) 764-4998   Web Site
EIN: 36-3107283

Board Leadership
Mark Stringer
Chair

CEO
Kenn Johnson
Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 77.25 two stars
  Financial 76.54 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 78.00 two stars
This rating was published 12/23/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

To end homelessness and hopelessness with all God brings to us, and to foster justice and build bridges of reconciliation.

To end homelessness and hopelessness with all God brings to us, and to foster justice and build bridges of reconciliation.

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Financial

two stars

76.54

Accountability & Transparency

two stars

78.00

This rating was published 12/23/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
79.6%
  Administrative Expenses 14.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.53
  Program Expenses Growth 0.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 83.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Good News Partners on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Good News Partners on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Good News Partners (IL) 77.25 two stars
Good Works, Inc. (PA) 86.85 three stars
Rebuilding Together Houston (TX) 92.22 four stars
Housing and Community Development Network of New Jersey (NJ) 91.66 four stars
CHN Housing Partners (OH) 91.78 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $406,119
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $232,336
Total Contributions $638,455
   Program Service Revenue $778,632
Total Primary Revenue $1,417,087
   Other Revenue $140,956
TOTAL REVENUE $1,558,043
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,316,928
   Administrative Expenses $248,054
   Fundraising Expenses $87,107
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,652,089
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-94,046
   
Net Assets $841,163

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
Operating Expenses for Hotel and Co-Op Building $1,316,928 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-08 12/23/2020 77.25 two stars
2018-08 12/01/2019 75.40 two stars
2017-08 10/01/2019 78.80 two stars
2017-08 02/01/2019 74.31 two stars
2016-08 07/01/2018 78.60 two stars
2016-08 05/01/2018 76.96 two stars
2016-08 03/01/2018 69.22 one star
2015-08 11/01/2016 83.89 three stars
2014-08 06/01/2016 80.04 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-08 11/01/2015 79.67 two stars
2013-08 12/22/2014 78.60 two stars
2012-08 11/01/2013 86.88 three stars
2011-08 09/01/2012 83.32 three stars
2010-08 09/20/2011 76.98 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-08 06/01/2011 87.10 three stars
2009-08 10/01/2010 82.75 three stars
2008-08 10/01/2009 82.85 three stars
2007-08 07/01/2008 81.32 three stars
2006-08 07/01/2007 88.11 three stars
2005-08 02/01/2007 84.19 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 36-3107283
Name in IRS Master File GOOD NEWS PARTNERS
NTEE Code L20
NTEE Classification Housing Development, Construction, Management
NTEE Type Housing, Shelter
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (380) Low-income housing
(400) Area development, redevelopment of renewal
(995) Described in section 509(a)(2) of the Code
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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 March, 1988
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End August
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • August, 2017
  • August, 2016
  • August, 2015
  • August, 2014
  • August, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
None reported -- This organization did not report a CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Good News Partners (IL) 77.25 two stars
Plymouth Housing Group (WA) 93.98 four stars
Home Repair Services (MI) 86.06 three stars
HomeAid America (CA) 95.24 four stars
Building Goodness Foundation (VA) 90.44 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Good News Partners
1600 West Jonquil Terrace
Chicago, IL 60626
tel: (773) 764-4998
fax: (773) 764-4999
EIN: 36-3107283

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Board Leadership

Mark Stringer
Chair

CEO

Kenn Johnson
Director

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