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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

82.04

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

Board Leadership
Errika Fearby-Jones
President

CEO
Wayne Younger
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 82.04 three stars
  Financial 79.52 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 10/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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.

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.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2018
Number of children served
255
Number of program sites
54
Total dollar amount of scholarship awarded
20,000
Number of campers enrolled
128
Number of participants engaged in programs
1,368
Number of meals served or provided
8,960
This impact information is current as of September 2019, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

two stars

79.52

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 10/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
74.6%
  Administrative Expenses 18.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.14
  Program Expenses Growth -20.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 33.5%
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.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Pittsburgh Project (PA) 82.04 three stars
Community Action Services and Food Bank (UT) 87.97 three stars
Catholic Charities CYO, Archdiocese of San Francisco (CA) 90.51 four stars
Community Voices Heard (CVH) (NY) 89.02 three stars
Community Services League (MO) 91.31 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $544,463
   Federated Campaigns $17,197
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $152,876
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $251,065
Total Contributions $965,601
   Program Service Revenue $405,791
Total Primary Revenue $1,371,392
   Other Revenue $49,724
TOTAL REVENUE $1,421,116
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $969,608
   Administrative Expenses $829,833
   Fundraising Expenses $101,186
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,900,627
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-479,511
   
Net Assets $2,232,658

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 $563,465 58.1%
Homeowner Services $400,170 41.3%
Community Outreach $5,973 0.6%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 10/01/2019 82.04 three stars
2016-12 11/01/2018 85.00 three stars
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
Not compensated -- Wayne Younger Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$70,086 3.68% William Thompkins Former Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Pittsburgh Project (PA) 82.04 three stars
Fund for the City of New York (NY) 87.83 three stars
Faith in Action (CA) 87.27 three stars
Metropolitan Planning Council (IL) 90.95 four stars
University City District (PA) 91.81 four 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

Wayne Younger
Executive Director

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