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Maine Seacoast Mission

Transforming lives across Downeast Maine

four stars

92.92

127 West Street Bar Harbor, ME 04609
tel: (207) 288-5097   Web Site
EIN: 01-0216837

Board Leadership
C. Stacey Smith
Chair

CEO
John Zavodny
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.92 four stars
  Financial 90.83 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Maine Sea Coast Mission, founded in 1905, provides spiritual, health, and youth development programs in coastal and island communities from mid-coast to Downeast Maine. Rooted in a history of non-denominational service, the Mission offers hope, encouragement and help to strengthen individuals, families and communities. Programs and services include: the Christmas Program; the EdGE, after-school and summer programs for youth in Washington County; emergency financial assistance, addressing immediate needs such as heat, electricity, and other emergency circumstances; food pantries; ministries to island and coastal communities, including partnerships with four island churches and a fisheries resource management policy consultant; scholarships; Sunbeam Island Health Services; and a thrift shop.

The Maine Sea Coast Mission, founded in 1905, provides spiritual, health, and youth development programs in coastal and island communities from mid-coast to Downeast Maine. Rooted in a history of non-denominational service, the Mission offers hope, encouragement and help to strengthen individuals, families and communities. Programs and services include: the Christmas Program; the EdGE, after-school and summer programs for youth in Washington County; emergency financial assistance, addressing immediate needs such as heat, electricity, and other emergency circumstances; food pantries; ministries to island and coastal communities, including partnerships with four island churches and a fisheries resource management policy consultant; scholarships; Sunbeam Island Health Services; and a thrift shop.

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Financial

four stars

90.83

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 06/01/2020 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)
79.4%
  Administrative Expenses 13.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 8.72
  Program Expenses Growth 2.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Maine Seacoast Mission on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Maine Seacoast Mission on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Maine Seacoast Mission (ME) 92.92 four stars
MEND - Meet Each Need with Dignity (CA) 89.39 three stars
Sacred Heart Community Service (CA) 90.04 four stars
The Tony Robbins Foundation (CA) 86.10 three stars
Neighbors (MN) 90.71 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,367,143
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $139,121
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $30,368
Total Contributions $2,536,632
   Program Service Revenue $57,105
Total Primary Revenue $2,593,737
   Other Revenue $4,459,748
TOTAL REVENUE $7,053,485
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,136,038
   Administrative Expenses $622,783
   Fundraising Expenses $296,078
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,054,899
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,998,586
   
Net Assets $53,414,237

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
The "EdGE" After-School Program $1,141,248 36.4%
Island Outreach, Health Services, and Church Support $838,341 26.7%
Downeast Campus Community Outreach $724,872 23.1%

Ratings History
Maine Seacoast Mission has received 8 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 06/01/2020 92.92 four stars
2018-06 07/01/2019 90.16 four stars
2016-12 06/01/2018 91.21 four stars
2015-12 12/01/2016 92.43 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 90.87 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/01/2015 90.62 four stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 95.27 four stars
2012-12 12/01/2013 92.56 four stars
2011-12 02/01/2013 90.82 four stars
2010-12 02/01/2012 86.98 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 87.47 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 06/01/2011 83.73 three stars
2008-12 06/01/2010 81.23 three stars
2007-12 04/01/2009 94.80 four stars
2006-12 10/01/2007 98.13 four stars
2005-12 12/01/2006 94.94 four stars
2004-12 02/01/2006 92.43 four stars
2003-12 09/01/2005 95.52 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 01-0216837
Name in IRS Master File MAINE SEACOAST MISSION
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (29) Other religious activities
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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 October, 1941
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
Not compensated -- John Zavodny President
Other Salaries of Note
$88,103 2.17% Rev. C. Scott Planting Former President

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Maine Seacoast Mission (ME) 92.92 four stars
The Society of St. Vincent de Paul Georgia (GA) 86.86 three stars
House of Hope (FL) 96.46 four stars
Lutheran Church Charities (IL) 86.18 three stars
Open Your Heart to the Hungry and Homeless (MN) 90.71 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Maine Seacoast Mission
127 West Street
Bar Harbor, ME 04609
tel: (207) 288-5097
fax: (207) 288-5098
EIN: 01-0216837

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Board Leadership

C. Stacey Smith
Chair

CEO

John Zavodny
President

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