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Shelter Partnership

Shelter Partnership, a catalyst for change

four stars

92.72

520 So. Grand Ave. Suite 695
Los Angeles, CA 90071
tel: (213) 688-2188   Web Site
EIN: 95-3976214

Board Leadership
John A. DeFazio
Chair

CEO
Ruth Schwartz
Founder, Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.72 four stars
  Financial 90.52 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Shelter Partnership, Inc. is a nonprofit organization collaboratively solving homelessness in Los Angeles County through policy analysis, program design, resource development, and advocacy in support of agencies and local governments that serve the homeless. Since its founding in 1985, Shelter Partnership has been a leader in the fight against homelessness in Los Angeles County. Since its founding, Shelter Partnership has continued to provide a variety of support to hundreds of agencies, free of charge. Shelter Partnership also serves as a resource to public agencies, the business community, local and national media, and community members involved in the issues of homelessness and the creation of permanent, affordable housing.

Shelter Partnership, Inc. is a nonprofit organization collaboratively solving homelessness in Los Angeles County through policy analysis, program design, resource development, and advocacy in support of agencies and local governments that serve the homeless. Since its founding in 1985, Shelter Partnership has been a leader in the fight against homelessness in Los Angeles County. Since its founding, Shelter Partnership has continued to provide a variety of support to hundreds of agencies, free of charge. Shelter Partnership also serves as a resource to public agencies, the business community, local and national media, and community members involved in the issues of homelessness and the creation of permanent, affordable housing.

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Financial

four stars

90.52

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 08/01/2019 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)
96.7%
  Administrative Expenses 1.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.89
  Program Expenses Growth -0.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Shelter Partnership on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Shelter Partnership on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Shelter Partnership (CA) 92.72 four stars
National Alliance to End Homelessness (DC) 91.42 four stars
Coalition for the Homeless (NY) 92.44 four stars
Building Changes (WA) 90.50 four stars
Chicago Coalition for the Homeless (IL) 100.00 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $9,611,890
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $338,372
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $260,000
Total Contributions $10,210,262
   Program Service Revenue $324,410
Total Primary Revenue $10,534,672
   Other Revenue $2,707
TOTAL REVENUE $10,537,379
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $10,926,026
   Administrative Expenses $127,409
   Fundraising Expenses $252,017
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $11,305,452
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-768,073
   
Net Assets $21,492,434

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
Materials Assistance $10,495,292 96.1%
Public Policy, Technical Assistance $430,734 3.9%

Ratings History
Shelter Partnership has received 5 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 08/01/2019 92.72 four stars
2017-06 08/01/2018 93.29 four stars
2016-06 04/01/2018 95.90 four stars
2016-06 12/22/2017 91.67 four stars
2015-06 11/01/2016 97.17 four stars
2015-06 10/01/2016 92.22 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 95.85 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 95.67 four stars
2013-06 10/01/2014 88.38 three stars
2012-06 09/01/2013 87.32 three stars
2011-06 07/01/2012 86.04 three stars
2010-06 10/01/2011 92.62 four stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 92.10 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 11/01/2010 95.10 four stars
2008-06 08/01/2009 92.13 four stars
2007-06 07/01/2008 91.56 four stars
2006-06 07/01/2007 92.05 four stars
2005-06 05/01/2007 91.58 four stars
2004-06 05/01/2005 85.92 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 95-3976214
Name in IRS Master File SHELTER PARTNERSHIP INC
NTEE Code L41
NTEE Classification Homeless, Temporary Shelter For
NTEE Type Housing, Shelter
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (380) Low-income housing
(994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
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 July, 1985
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
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$110,920 0.98% Ruth Schwartz Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Shelter Partnership (CA) 92.72 four stars
One Family (MA) 88.22 three stars
Coalition for the Homeless (NY) 92.44 four stars
Chicago Coalition for the Homeless (IL) 100.00 four stars
National Alliance to End Homelessness (DC) 91.42 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Shelter Partnership
520 So. Grand Ave.
Suite 695
Los Angeles, CA 90071
tel: (213) 688-2188
fax: (213) 689-3188
EIN: 95-3976214

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Board Leadership

John A. DeFazio
Chair

CEO

Ruth Schwartz
Founder, Executive Director

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