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Human Services : Homeless Services

Siena/Francis House

Nebraska's largest shelter serving individuals experiencing homelessness, providing food, shelter, clothing and hope

four stars

96.63

1702 Nicholas Street Omaha, NE 68102
tel: (402) 341-1821   Web Site
EIN: 47-0601005

Board Leadership
Robert Wellendorf
Chair

CEO
Linda Twomey
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 96.63 four stars
  Financial 95.24 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Serving the Omaha and Council Bluffs metropolitan area since 1975, the Siena/Francis House is Nebraska's largest shelter, providing homeless services to individuals experiencing homelessness. The Siena/Francis House welcomes, shelters and empowers individuals experiencing homelessness to navigate their own path to safe and appropriate housing. Besides shelter, our organization provides food, clothing and all of the in-kind necessities needed for activities of daily living to those seeking our services. Siena/Francis House also has a day shelter for the homeless, a Rehousing & Reintegration Program, as well as a residential addiction recovery program, all of which are designed to help persons experiencing homelessness to acquire the services they need in order to navigate their way out of homelessness and into appropriate, affordable and safe housing, outside of our shelter.

Serving the Omaha and Council Bluffs metropolitan area since 1975, the Siena/Francis House is Nebraska's largest shelter, providing homeless services to individuals experiencing homelessness. The Siena/Francis House welcomes, shelters and empowers individuals experiencing homelessness to navigate their own path to safe and appropriate housing. Besides shelter, our organization provides food, clothing and all of the in-kind necessities needed for activities of daily living to those seeking our services. Siena/Francis House also has a day shelter for the homeless, a Rehousing & Reintegration Program, as well as a residential addiction recovery program, all of which are designed to help persons experiencing homelessness to acquire the services they need in order to navigate their way out of homelessness and into appropriate, affordable and safe housing, outside of our shelter.

Financial

four stars

95.24

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 02/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
87.3%
  Administrative Expenses 8.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.29
  Program Expenses Growth 7.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 6.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Siena/Francis House on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Siena/Francis House on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Siena/Francis House (NE) 96.63 four stars
New Horizons (NH) 88.22 three stars
Upper Valley Haven (VT) 89.16 three stars
Sulzbacher Center (FL) 92.02 four stars
Horizon House (IN) 87.20 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $7,434,267
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $94,424
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $471,240
Total Contributions $7,999,931
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $7,999,931
   Other Revenue $-13,336
TOTAL REVENUE $7,986,595
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,982,589
   Administrative Expenses $596,585
   Fundraising Expenses $347,143
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,926,317
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $60,278
   
Net Assets $9,324,010

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
Siena/Francis House has received 7 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 02/01/2018 96.63 four stars
2015-12 02/01/2017 97.68 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 95.12 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/01/2015 93.59 four stars
2013-12 03/01/2015 98.81 four stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 92.60 four stars
2011-12 03/01/2013 92.16 four stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 93.88 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 89.36 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 04/01/2011 98.87 four stars
2008-12 04/01/2010 98.94 four stars
2007-12 05/01/2009 90.11 four stars
2006-12 04/01/2008 93.27 four stars
2005-12 03/01/2007 95.66 four stars
2004-12 04/01/2006 95.01 four stars
2003-12 06/01/2005 82.29 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 47-0601005
Name in IRS Master File SIENA FRANCIS HOUSE
NTEE Code L41
NTEE Classification Homeless, Temporary Shelter For
NTEE Type Housing, Shelter
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (560) Supplying money, goods or services to the poor
(430) Defense of human and civil rights
(399) Other housing activities
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, 1991
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012

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
$142,915 1.80% Mike Saklar Executive Director, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Siena/Francis House (NE) 96.63 four stars
Bridge House (CO) 92.22 four stars
Good Shepherd Center (NC) 89.32 three stars
Dégagé Ministries (MI) 85.26 three stars
Samaritan Inns (DC) 94.04 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Siena/Francis House
1702 Nicholas Street
Omaha, NE 68102
tel: (402) 341-1821
fax: (402) 341-5270
EIN: 47-0601005

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 217 Downtown Station
Omaha, NE 68101

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Board Leadership

Robert Wellendorf
Chair

CEO

Linda Twomey
Executive Director

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