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Human Services : Homeless Services

Family Promise

Building communities, strengthening lives

four stars

94.86

71 Summit Avenue Summit , NJ 07901
tel: (908) 273-1100   Web Site
EIN: 52-1591461

Board Leadership
Cary Hardy
Chairman

CEO
Claas Ehlers
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.86 four stars
  Financial 92.74 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

four stars

92.74

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 12/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
84.9%
  Administrative Expenses 7.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.96
  Program Expenses Growth 5.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Family Promise on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Family Promise on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Family Promise (NJ) 94.86 four stars
Coalition on Temporary Shelter (MI) 85.00 three stars
Homeless Family Center (FL) 88.87 three stars
Charlotte Family Housing (NC) 89.48 three stars
Chapman Partnership (FL) 94.42 four stars

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Family Promise is committed to helping low-income families nationwide achieve lasting independence and to redress the underlying causes of poverty and homelessness. We accomplish our mission through four program areas: Interfaith Hospitality Networks (IHNs) - provide shelter, meals, and comprehensive support services to homeless families; Family Mentoring - helps prevent homelessness by training volunteers to be advisors and advocates to low-income families; Just Neighbors - an interactive educational program, raises awareness of the root causes of poverty and homelessness as the first step in establishing community-based responses; and Community Initiatives - fosters local IHN outgrowth programs, such as transitional housing, job training, childcare, and literacy.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,218,930
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $68,030
Total Contributions $1,286,960
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,286,960
   Other Revenue $297,719
TOTAL REVENUE $1,584,679
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,445,467
   Administrative Expenses $119,041
   Fundraising Expenses $136,043
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,700,551
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-115,872
   
Net Assets $1,644,695

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
Development and Support of Affiliates $1,141,919 79.0%
Family Promise Union County $260,184 18.0%
Just Neighbors $43,364 3.0%

Ratings History
Family Promise has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 12/01/2016 94.86 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 99.97 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/01/2015 97.16 four stars
2014-12 11/01/2015 95.99 four stars
2013-12 08/01/2014 95.81 four stars
2012-12 12/01/2013 91.28 four stars
2012-12 11/01/2013 89.98 three stars
2011-12 10/01/2012 89.06 three stars
2010-12 11/01/2011 77.66 two stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 73.95 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 02/01/2011 85.82 three stars
2008-12 03/01/2010 98.46 four stars
2007-12 09/01/2008 96.23 four stars
2006-12 10/01/2007 89.22 three stars
2005-12 10/01/2006 82.23 three stars
2004-12 11/01/2005 96.15 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 52-1591461
Name in IRS Master File FAMILY PROMISE INC
NTEE Code L41
NTEE Classification Homeless, Temporary Shelter For
NTEE Type Housing, Shelter
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (560) Supplying money, goods or services to the poor
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]
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$128,240 7.54% Karen Olson President

Family Promise is committed to helping low-income families nationwide achieve lasting independence and to redress the underlying causes of poverty and homelessness. We accomplish our mission through four program areas: Interfaith Hospitality Networks (IHNs) - provide shelter, meals, and comprehensive support services to homeless families; Family Mentoring - helps prevent homelessness by training volunteers to be advisors and advocates to low-income families; Just Neighbors - an interactive educational program, raises awareness of the root causes of poverty and homelessness as the first step in establishing community-based responses; and Community Initiatives - fosters local IHN outgrowth programs, such as transitional housing, job training, childcare, and literacy.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Family Promise (NJ) 94.86 four stars
Homeless Family Center (FL) 88.87 three stars
Samaritan Ministry of Greater Washington (DC) 89.63 three stars
Providence House, Louisiana (LA) 85.20 three stars
Our House, Georgia (GA) 91.78 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Family Promise
71 Summit Avenue
Summit , NJ 07901
tel: (908) 273-1100
EIN: 52-1591461

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Board Leadership

Cary Hardy
Chairman

CEO

Claas Ehlers
President

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