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Community Development : Housing and Neighborhood Development

The Pittsburgh Project

Developing servant leaders and uphold the dignity of vulnerable homeowners

three stars

86.19

2801 North Charles Street Pittsburgh, PA 15214
tel: (412) 321-1678   Web Site
EIN: 25-1594578

Board Leadership
Errika Fearby-Jones
President

CEO
William Thompkins
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.19 three stars
  Financial 87.50 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 03/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

three stars

87.50

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 03/01/2017 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)
88.6%
  Administrative Expenses 5.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.53
  Program Expenses Growth -5.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 17.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Pittsburgh Project on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Pittsburgh Project on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Pittsburgh Project (PA) 86.19 three stars
Ohio City Incorporated (OH) 86.71 three stars
Puente (CA) 96.11 four stars
Center for Planning Excellence (LA) 89.58 three stars
MEDA (MN) 87.33 three stars

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The Pittsburgh Project is a community development organization with a 23-year track record of developing leaders and serving the city's most vulnerable residents. We operate a progressive series of after school programs for urban young people, deploy over 2,500 people annually to perform free home repairs for Pittsburgh's in-need elderly homeowners, outfit college students for urban service and leadership, and spearhead economic development and anti-violence efforts in our Pittsburgh neighborhood.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,150,861
   Federated Campaigns $41,506
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $178,475
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $224,072
Total Contributions $1,594,914
   Program Service Revenue $547,677
Total Primary Revenue $2,142,591
   Other Revenue $-2,519
TOTAL REVENUE $2,140,072
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,749,916
   Administrative Expenses $75,776
   Fundraising Expenses $139,144
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,964,836
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $175,236
   
Net Assets $3,177,557

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
Youth Development $926,174 52.9%
Homeowner Services $748,316 42.8%
Community Outreach $62,805 3.6%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 03/01/2017 86.19 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 86.19 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 81.70 three stars
2013-12 06/01/2015 80.14 three stars
2012-12 03/01/2014 84.85 three stars
2011-12 11/06/2012 82.82 three stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 80.98 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 89.07 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 06/01/2011 96.31 four stars
2008-12 06/01/2010 95.40 four stars
2007-12 02/01/2009 91.62 four stars
2006-12 02/01/2008 94.23 four stars
2005-12 12/01/2006 83.85 three stars
2004-12 02/01/2006 93.13 four stars
2003-12 08/01/2005 92.56 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 25-1594578
Name in IRS Master File THE PITTSBURGH PROJECT
NTEE Code S20
NTEE Classification Community, Neighborhood Development, Improvement (General)
NTEE Type Community Improvement, Capacity Building
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (349) Other youth organization or 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 August, 1989
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 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
$71,320 3.62% William Thompkins Executive Director

The Pittsburgh Project is a community development organization with a 23-year track record of developing leaders and serving the city's most vulnerable residents. We operate a progressive series of after school programs for urban young people, deploy over 2,500 people annually to perform free home repairs for Pittsburgh's in-need elderly homeowners, outfit college students for urban service and leadership, and spearhead economic development and anti-violence efforts in our Pittsburgh neighborhood.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Pittsburgh Project (PA) 86.19 three stars
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University City District (PA) 91.01 four stars
Robin Hood Foundation (NY) 90.73 four stars
Greater Phoenix Economic Council (AZ) 85.11 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

The Pittsburgh Project
2801 North Charles Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15214
tel: (412) 321-1678
fax: (412) 321-3813
EIN: 25-1594578

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Board Leadership

Errika Fearby-Jones
President

CEO

William Thompkins
Executive Director

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