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Human Services : Homeless Services

Bridge Communities

Connecting homeless families to a better future

87.80

505 Crescent Boulevard Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
tel: (630) 545-0610   Web Site
EIN: 36-3705951

Board Leadership
David Larson
Chairperson

CEO
John Hayner
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.80
  Financial 82.75
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 12/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

82.75

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

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)
82.3%
  Administrative Expenses 5.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.55
  Program Expenses Growth 1.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 18.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Bridge Communities on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Bridge Communities on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Bridge Communities (IL) 87.80
Siena/Francis House (NE) 97.68
Metrocrest Social Services (TX) 93.98
Matt Talbot Kitchen & Outreach (NE) 93.17
Christian Community Action, Inc. (CT) 86.57

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Bridge Communities is a dynamic, grassroots organization committed to transforming the lives of homeless families through partnering with talented, resourceful individuals and groups in our community. Our program of housing, mentoring and empowering families focuses on moving them towards a goal of self sufficiency. Since its founding in 1988 Bridge Communities has become a regional and national leader in the service to homeless families, as well as the surrounding issues that lead to homelessness, such as lack of affordable housing and well-paid labor jobs. Bridge Communities has counseled and mentored many non-profits, churches and lay-person organizations on establishing a transitional housing program based on our innovative model.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,559,019
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $260,461
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $85,392
Total Contributions $2,904,872
   Program Service Revenue $1,035,189
Total Primary Revenue $3,940,061
   Other Revenue $154,089
TOTAL REVENUE $4,094,150
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,303,589
   Administrative Expenses $153,100
   Fundraising Expenses $361,578
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,818,267
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,275,883
   
Net Assets $11,281,970

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 12/01/2016 87.80
2014-06 06/01/2016 92.08
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 92.34
2013-06 11/01/2014 95.28
2012-06 10/01/2013 91.65
2011-06 07/01/2012 87.13
2010-06 09/20/2011 83.78
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 08/01/2010 84.62
2008-06 07/01/2009 82.08
2007-06 08/01/2008 90.42
2006-06 07/01/2007 91.36
2005-06 09/01/2006 90.54
2004-06 06/01/2005 93.77

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

EIN 36-3705951
Name in IRS Master File BRIDGE COMMUNITIES INC
NTEE Code L80
NTEE Classification Housing Support Services -- Other
NTEE Type Housing, Shelter
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (380) Low-income housing
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 September, 1990
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
  • June, 2011

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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$115,601 4.10% John Hayner Chief Executive Officer

Bridge Communities is a dynamic, grassroots organization committed to transforming the lives of homeless families through partnering with talented, resourceful individuals and groups in our community. Our program of housing, mentoring and empowering families focuses on moving them towards a goal of self sufficiency. Since its founding in 1988 Bridge Communities has become a regional and national leader in the service to homeless families, as well as the surrounding issues that lead to homelessness, such as lack of affordable housing and well-paid labor jobs. Bridge Communities has counseled and mentored many non-profits, churches and lay-person organizations on establishing a transitional housing program based on our innovative model.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Bridge Communities (IL) 87.80
PADS Lake County (IL) 88.29
Men's Shelter of Charlotte, Inc. (NC) 87.09
Nicholas House (GA) 91.45
Women's Lunch Place (MA) 95.61

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Charity Contact Info

Bridge Communities
505 Crescent Boulevard
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
tel: (630) 545-0610
fax: (630) 545-0640
EIN: 36-3705951

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Board Leadership

David Larson
Chairperson

CEO

John Hayner
Chief Executive Officer

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