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LifeMoves

Helping homeless families and individuals rapidly return to stable housing and long-term self-sufficiency.

four stars

90.87

181 Constitution Drive Menlo Park, CA 94025
tel: (650) 685-5880   Web Site
EIN: 77-0160469

Board Leadership
Christina Dickerson
Chair

CEO
Bruce Ives
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.87 four stars
  Financial 87.09 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

LifeMoves, formerly IVSN, is the largest and most effective non-profit committed to ending the cycle of homelessness for families and individuals in Silicon Valley. As a results-driven organization, since 1987, our mission has been to provide interim housing and supportive services that create opportunities for homeless families and individuals to rapidly return to stable housing and long-term self-sufficiency. LifeMoves operates 17 major facilities, providing emergency, interim, and permanent supportive housing to the area's most vulnerable citizens. Underpinning all LifeMoves programming is our innovative therapeutic service model continuously proven to break the cycle of homelessness by driving transformation at the source of homelessness rather than treating the symptoms. LifeMoves envisions a world in which homelessness is eradicated and every person, regardless of their background and experience, is given equal opportunity to achieve a stable and sustainable lifestyle.

LifeMoves, formerly IVSN, is the largest and most effective non-profit committed to ending the cycle of homelessness for families and individuals in Silicon Valley. As a results-driven organization, since 1987, our mission has been to provide interim housing and supportive services that create opportunities for homeless families and individuals to rapidly return to stable housing and long-term self-sufficiency. LifeMoves operates 17 major facilities, providing emergency, interim, and permanent supportive housing to the area's most vulnerable citizens. Underpinning all LifeMoves programming is our innovative therapeutic service model continuously proven to break the cycle of homelessness by driving transformation at the source of homelessness rather than treating the symptoms. LifeMoves envisions a world in which homelessness is eradicated and every person, regardless of their background and experience, is given equal opportunity to achieve a stable and sustainable lifestyle.

Financial

three stars

87.09

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 09/01/2018 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)
79.6%
  Administrative Expenses 12.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.01
  Program Expenses Growth 3.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 37.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by LifeMoves on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by LifeMoves on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
LifeMoves (CA) 90.87 four stars
Samaritan Ministries (NC) 87.50 three stars
The Homeless Families Foundation (OH) 96.36 four stars
ACCESS (OH) 87.41 three stars
Wellspring House (MA) 91.40 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $10,412,872
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $390,759
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $12,877,139
Total Contributions $23,680,770
   Program Service Revenue $265,817
Total Primary Revenue $23,946,587
   Other Revenue $126,614
TOTAL REVENUE $24,073,201
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $16,441,901
   Administrative Expenses $2,741,577
   Fundraising Expenses $1,899,774
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $21,083,252
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,989,949
   
Net Assets $20,200,033

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 Services $8,244,919 50.1%
Services for Chronically Homeless Individuals $3,835,884 23.3%
Veteran Services $1,193,948 7.3%

Ratings History
LifeMoves has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 09/01/2018 90.87 four stars
2016-06 12/01/2017 90.36 four stars
2015-06 07/01/2016 89.09 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 88.55 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 12/22/2015 92.34 four stars
2014-06 12/01/2015 92.34 four stars
2013-06 03/01/2015 92.59 four stars
2012-06 12/20/2013 94.76 four stars
2011-06 06/01/2012 94.57 four stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 93.16 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 08/01/2010 95.20 four stars
2008-06 10/01/2009 90.35 four stars
2007-06 06/01/2008 92.15 four stars
2006-06 05/01/2007 85.24 three stars
2005-06 06/01/2006 84.20 three stars
2004-06 05/01/2005 88.81 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 77-0160469
Name in IRS Master File LIFEMOVES
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
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 May, 1992
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$217,339 1.03% Bruce Ives Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
LifeMoves (CA) 90.87 four stars
Bridging (MN) 92.48 four stars
Volunteer Ministry Center (TN) 86.19 three stars
Adopt-A-Family (FL) 95.00 four stars
Healthcare for the Homeless, Houston (TX) 95.83 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

LifeMoves
181 Constitution Drive
Menlo Park, CA 94025
tel: (650) 685-5880
fax: (650) 685-5881
EIN: 77-0160469

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Board Leadership

Christina Dickerson
Chair

CEO

Bruce Ives
Chief Executive Officer

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