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Crisis Assistance Ministry

Preventing Homelessness. Preserving Dignity

four stars

92.89

500-A Spratt Street Charlotte, NC 28206
tel: (704) 371-3001   Web Site
EIN: 56-1416719

Board Leadership
Joe Gigler
Board President

CEO
Carol Hardison
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.89 four stars
  Financial 89.95 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

In April 1975, Crisis Assistance Ministry officially opened in Dilworth United Methodist Church. The mission of Crisis Assistance Ministry is the same today: to provide assistance and advocacy for people in financial crisis, helping them move toward self-sufficiency. The agency continues to fulfill the vision of its founders by being an efficient, effective way for the community to pool resources and help people who face economic hardship. Our vision is to inspire our community to justice and generosity as we provide help, hope and understanding to people struggling with limited financial resources.

In April 1975, Crisis Assistance Ministry officially opened in Dilworth United Methodist Church. The mission of Crisis Assistance Ministry is the same today: to provide assistance and advocacy for people in financial crisis, helping them move toward self-sufficiency. The agency continues to fulfill the vision of its founders by being an efficient, effective way for the community to pool resources and help people who face economic hardship. Our vision is to inspire our community to justice and generosity as we provide help, hope and understanding to people struggling with limited financial resources.

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Financial

three stars

89.95

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 12/01/2020 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)
91.9%
  Administrative Expenses 2.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.52
  Program Expenses Growth 2.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Crisis Assistance Ministry on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Crisis Assistance Ministry on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Crisis Assistance Ministry (NC) 92.89 four stars
ICNA Relief USA (NY) 93.91 four stars
Mustard Seed of Central Florida (FL) 91.45 four stars
Father Fred Foundation (MI) 93.17 four stars
Community Transportation Network (IN) 96.66 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $9,904,122
   Federated Campaigns $504,459
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $7,023,800
Total Contributions $17,432,381
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $17,432,381
   Other Revenue $45,907
TOTAL REVENUE $17,478,288
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $15,129,007
   Administrative Expenses $415,500
   Fundraising Expenses $881,191
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $16,425,698
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,052,590
   
Net Assets $8,339,720

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
Housing and Financial Stability $10,374,275 68.6%
Free Store $3,479,859 23.0%
Furniture Bank $1,274,873 8.4%

Ratings History
Crisis Assistance Ministry has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 12/01/2020 92.89 four stars
2018-06 08/01/2019 91.46 four stars
2017-06 06/01/2018 89.39 three stars
2016-06 06/01/2017 89.39 three stars
2015-06 07/01/2016 89.02 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 89.05 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 82.28 three stars
2013-06 08/01/2014 87.34 three stars
2012-06 08/01/2013 87.35 three stars
2011-06 04/01/2012 95.21 four stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 95.20 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 04/01/2011 94.52 four stars
2009-06 02/01/2010 90.86 four stars
2008-06 05/01/2009 85.71 three stars
2007-06 03/01/2008 88.14 three stars
2006-06 02/01/2007 90.96 four stars
2005-06 02/01/2006 92.03 four stars
2004-06 10/01/2005 91.97 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 56-1416719
Name in IRS Master File CRISIS ASSISTANCE MINISTRY
NTEE Code P60
NTEE Classification Emergency Assistance (Food, Clothing, Cash)
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (560) Supplying money, goods or services to the poor
(994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(902) Emergency or disaster aid fund
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 July, 1984
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, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$146,836 0.89% Carol Hardison CEO

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Crisis Assistance Ministry (NC) 92.89 four stars
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PATH (People Attempting to Help) (TX) 94.03 four stars
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Charity Contact Info

Crisis Assistance Ministry
500-A Spratt Street
Charlotte, NC 28206
tel: (704) 371-3001
EIN: 56-1416719

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Board Leadership

Joe Gigler
Board President

CEO

Carol Hardison
Chief Executive Officer

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