Human Services : Social Services

FareStart

Great food. Better lives.

four stars

95.05

700 Virginia Street Seattle, WA 98101
tel: (206) 443-1233   Web Site
EIN: 91-1546757

Board Leadership
Cate Hardy
President

CEO
Angela Dunleavy-Stowell
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 95.05 four stars
  Financial 93.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

FareStart provides a community that transforms lives by empowering homeless and disadvantaged men, women, and families to achieve self-sufficiency through life skills, job training and employment in the food service industry.

Founded in 1992, FareStart is a job training and placement program for both adults and youth. FareStart is a real solution to some of our society's most pressing challenges-homelessness, joblessness, poverty and hunger. Our model works because we are both an effective social service provider, and a thriving social enterprise.

FareStart provides a community that transforms lives by empowering homeless and disadvantaged men, women, and families to achieve self-sufficiency through life skills, job training and employment in the food service industry.

Founded in 1992, FareStart is a job training and placement program for both adults and youth. FareStart is a real solution to some of our society's most pressing challenges-homelessness, joblessness, poverty and hunger. Our model works because we are both an effective social service provider, and a thriving social enterprise.

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Financial

four stars

93.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
78.0%
  Administrative Expenses 13.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.16
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.51
  Program Expenses Growth 24.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by FareStart on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by FareStart on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $6,867,591
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,999,322
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,774,706
Total Contributions $10,641,619
   Program Service Revenue $10,751,844
Total Primary Revenue $21,393,463
   Other Revenue $-212,746
TOTAL REVENUE $21,180,717
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $17,441,243
   Administrative Expenses $2,999,886
   Fundraising Expenses $1,616,680
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $22,057,809
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-877,092
   
Net Assets $27,734,997

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$55,748 0.25% Angela Dunleavy-Stowell CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$122,400 0.55% Craig Russell Interim CEO
$61,847 0.28% Megan Karch Former CEO

Mission

FareStart provides a community that transforms lives by empowering homeless and disadvantaged men, women, and families to achieve self-sufficiency through life skills, job training and employment in the food service industry.

Founded in 1992, FareStart is a job training and placement program for both adults and youth. FareStart is a real solution to some of our society's most pressing challenges-homelessness, joblessness, poverty and hunger. Our model works because we are both an effective social service provider, and a thriving social enterprise.

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Charity Contact Info

FareStart
700 Virginia Street
Seattle, WA 98101
tel: (206) 443-1233
fax: (206) 441-7543
EIN: 91-1546757

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Board Leadership

Cate Hardy
President

CEO

Angela Dunleavy-Stowell
Chief Executive Officer