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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Covenant House New Orleans

CHNOLA provides shelter & services for youth (ages 22 and under) facing homelessness and trafficking.

four stars

95.34

611 North Rampart Street New Orleans, LA 70112
tel: (504) 584-1111   Web Site
EIN: 58-1669937

Board Leadership
Dr. Deidre Hayes
Chair

CEO
Rheneisha Robertson
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 95.34 four stars
  Financial 93.41 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Covenant House serves young people facing homelessness and trafficking by providing relentless support, absolute respect, and unconditional love. Since 1987, we have served over 30,000 youth, offering food, emergency shelter, clothing, medical attention, individual & family counseling, educational assistance, vocational & job training services, life skills, short & long term housing, and so much more.

"We who recognize God's providence and fidelity to His people are dedicated to living out His Covenant among ourselves and those children we serve, with absolute respect and unconditional love. This commitment calls us to serve suffering children of the street, and to protect and safeguard all children. Just as Christ in His Humanity is the visible sign of God's presence among His people, so our efforts together in the covenant community are a visible sign that effects the presence of God, working through the Holy Spirit among ourselves and our kids."

Covenant House serves young people facing homelessness and trafficking by providing relentless support, absolute respect, and unconditional love. Since 1987, we have served over 30,000 youth, offering food, emergency shelter, clothing, medical attention, individual & family counseling, educational assistance, vocational & job training services, life skills, short & long term housing, and so much more.

"We who recognize God's providence and fidelity to His people are dedicated to living out His Covenant among ourselves and those children we serve, with absolute respect and unconditional love. This commitment calls us to serve suffering children of the street, and to protect and safeguard all children. Just as Christ in His Humanity is the visible sign of God's presence among His people, so our efforts together in the covenant community are a visible sign that effects the presence of God, working through the Holy Spirit among ourselves and our kids."

Financial

four stars

93.41

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 07/01/2021 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)
82.3%
  Administrative Expenses 12.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.30
  Program Expenses Growth 5.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 8.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Covenant House New Orleans on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Covenant House New Orleans on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Covenant House New Orleans (LA) 95.34 four stars
Atlanta Children's Shelter (GA) 95.13 four stars
Florida United Methodist Children's Home (FL) 93.64 four stars
Emerald Coast Children's Advocacy Center (FL) 91.95 four stars
Boys Hope Girls Hope International (MO) 88.46 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,847,934
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $152,395
   Related Organizations $1,865,008
   Government Grants $1,625,358
Total Contributions $6,490,695
   Program Service Revenue $200,927
Total Primary Revenue $6,691,622
   Other Revenue $85,813
TOTAL REVENUE $6,777,435
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,032,946
   Administrative Expenses $773,818
   Fundraising Expenses $269,078
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,075,842
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $701,593
   
Net Assets $7,641,941

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
Shelter & Crisis Care $2,572,459 51.1%
Rights of Passage $1,301,754 25.9%
Community Service Center $710,376 14.1%

Ratings History
Covenant House New Orleans has received 7 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 07/01/2021 95.34 four stars
2019-06 05/01/2021 94.88 four stars
2018-06 10/01/2019 96.95 four stars
2017-06 12/21/2018 97.82 four stars
2016-06 12/22/2017 97.70 four stars
2015-06 11/01/2016 97.50 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 92.30 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 90.95 four stars
2013-06 12/01/2014 91.59 four stars
2012-06 09/01/2013 81.82 three stars
2011-06 11/06/2012 79.18 two stars
2010-06 12/23/2011 86.02 three stars
2009-06 09/20/2011 87.79 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 12/22/2010 85.37 three stars
2008-06 11/01/2009 83.07 three stars
2007-06 11/01/2008 64.90 one star
2006-06 06/01/2008 64.55 one star
2005-06 11/01/2006 64.79 one star
2004-06 09/01/2005 78.95 two 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 58-1669937
Name in IRS Master File COVENANT HOUSE NEW ORLEANS
NTEE Code P30
NTEE Classification Children's, Youth Services
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (326) Care and housing of children (orphanage, etc)
(328) Combat juvenile delinquency
(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 June, 1986
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, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$137,040 2.25% James R. Kelly Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Covenant House New Orleans (LA) 95.34 four stars
Wellspring Living (GA) 89.45 three stars
Place of Hope (FL) 100.00 four stars
High Plains Children's Home and Family Services, Inc. (TX) 92.69 four stars
TreeHouse, Inc. (MN) 86.28 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Covenant House New Orleans
611 North Rampart Street
New Orleans, LA 70112
tel: (504) 584-1111
EIN: 58-1669937

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Board Leadership

Dr. Deidre Hayes
Chair

CEO

Rheneisha Robertson
Executive Director

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