Human Services : Social Services

FareStart

Great food. Better lives.

four stars

92.91

700 Virginia Street Seattle, WA 98106
tel: (206) 443-1233   Web Site
EIN: 91-1546757

Board Leadership
Ken Hart
President

CEO
Angela Dunleavy-Stowell
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.91 four stars
  Financial 89.98 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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

three stars

89.98

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 04/01/2019 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)
76.2%
  Administrative Expenses 13.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.18
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.94
  Program Expenses Growth 24.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 6.1%
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 $8,130,002
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,718,505
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,749,757
Total Contributions $11,598,264
   Program Service Revenue $8,296,277
Total Primary Revenue $19,894,541
   Other Revenue $-330,690
TOTAL REVENUE $19,563,851
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $15,006,629
   Administrative Expenses $2,564,044
   Fundraising Expenses $1,553,091
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $19,123,764
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $440,087
   
Net Assets $44,447,419

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$237,916 1.24% Megan Karch 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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JVS (CA) 90.92 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

FareStart
700 Virginia Street
Seattle, WA 98106
tel: (206) 443-1233
fax: (206) 441-7543
EIN: 91-1546757

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Board Leadership

Ken Hart
President

CEO

Angela Dunleavy-Stowell
Chief Executive Officer