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Bishop Sullivan Center

Inspired by Christian faith, Bishop Sullivan Center shows God's love to people in financial hardship.

three stars

85.40

6435 Truman Road Kansas City, MO 64126
tel: (816) 231-0984   Web Site
EIN: 43-1750848

Board Leadership
Nick Porto
Board Chair

CEO
Thomas Turner
Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.40 three stars
  Financial 91.95 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 81.00 three stars
This rating was published 03/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1996, Bishop Sullivan Center is one of the largest providers of emergency assistance in the Kansas City area. Our Mission Statement says: Inspired by Christian faith, Bishop Sullivan Center shows God's love to people in financial hardship by providing food, help in finding jobs and other aid. Beyond material assistance, Bishop Sullivan Center strives to build relationships between those who live in poverty and those who do not, promoting mutual understanding and affirming the dignity of all.

We have 3 locations, 2 in Kansas City, MO and one in Kansas City, KS.

Founded in 1996, Bishop Sullivan Center is one of the largest providers of emergency assistance in the Kansas City area. Our Mission Statement says: Inspired by Christian faith, Bishop Sullivan Center shows God's love to people in financial hardship by providing food, help in finding jobs and other aid. Beyond material assistance, Bishop Sullivan Center strives to build relationships between those who live in poverty and those who do not, promoting mutual understanding and affirming the dignity of all.

We have 3 locations, 2 in Kansas City, MO and one in Kansas City, KS.

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Financial

four stars

91.95

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

81.00

This rating was published 03/01/2020 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)
83.2%
  Administrative Expenses 11.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.23
  Program Expenses Growth 2.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Bishop Sullivan Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Bishop Sullivan Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Bishop Sullivan Center (MO) 85.40 three stars
Inner-City Muslim Action Network (IL) 91.45 four stars
The Caring Place (TX) 92.89 four stars
Interfaith Social Services (MA) 90.92 four stars
May Dugan Center (OH) 90.94 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,227,103
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $277,598
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,504,701
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,504,701
   Other Revenue $198,949
TOTAL REVENUE $2,703,650
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,613,828
   Administrative Expenses $182,619
   Fundraising Expenses $91,883
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,888,330
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $815,320
   
Net Assets $7,847,928

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
Social Services $689,320 42.7%
Pantry $578,947 35.9%
Job Placement $345,561 21.4%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 03/01/2020 85.40 three stars
2018-06 03/01/2019 84.68 three stars
2017-06 05/01/2018 86.16 three stars
2016-06 03/01/2017 86.11 three stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 89.00 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2015-06 02/01/2016 85.88 three stars
2014-06 07/01/2015 83.32 three stars
2014-06 05/01/2015 74.66 two stars
2013-06 06/01/2014 77.89 two stars
2012-06 06/01/2013 89.19 three stars
2011-06 03/01/2012 72.40 two stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 75.22 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 04/01/2011 98.39 four stars
2009-06 06/01/2010 98.37 four stars
2008-06 10/01/2009 89.76 three stars
2007-06 09/01/2008 85.85 three stars
2006-06 03/01/2007 90.49 four stars
2005-06 04/01/2006 90.67 four stars
2004-06 08/01/2005 94.42 four 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 43-1750848
Name in IRS Master File BISHOP SULLIVAN CENTER INC 052196
NTEE Code P20
NTEE Classification Human Service Organizations - Multipurpose
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(560) Supplying money, goods or services to the poor
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 April, 1997
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, 2019
  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$82,321 4.35% Thomas Turner President

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Bishop Sullivan Center (MO) 85.40 three stars
Greater Hickory Cooperative Christian Ministry (NC) 91.16 four stars
Hastings Family Service (MN) 91.01 four stars
Society of St. Vincent de Paul - Phoenix (AZ) 93.33 four stars
SBH Community Service Network (NY) 96.53 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Bishop Sullivan Center
6435 Truman Road
Kansas City, MO 64126
tel: (816) 231-0984
fax: (816) 231-3096
EIN: 43-1750848

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Board Leadership

Nick Porto
Board Chair

CEO

Thomas Turner
Director

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