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.
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

Charts

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

Mission

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.

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The Pittsburgh Project (PA) 82.04 three stars
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Brighton Park Neighborhood Council (IL) 90.58 four stars
Business Volunteers Unlimited (OH) 86.70 three stars
Oklahoma Center for Nonprofits (OK) 97.02 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