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Human Services : Homeless Services

Family Promise

Building communities, strengthening lives

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four stars

99.22

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

Board Leadership
Angela Schroeder
Chairman

CEO
Claas Ehlers
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 99.22 four stars
  Financial 98.90 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Family Promise develops community-based Affiliate programs that serve children and families experiencing or at risk of homelessness and provides ongoing support for these Affiliates to empower families to achieve and maintain their sustainable independence. Family Promise provides technical assistance and expertise to a national network of more than 200 Affiliates in 43 states, mobilizing 200,000 volunteers, and serving approximately 125,000 homeless family members each year. Our comprehensive model includes prevention, shelter, and stabilization programs to address the range of issues affecting low-income families and families experiencing homelessness to help them rebuild their lives and find independent, sustainable housing.

Family Promise develops community-based Affiliate programs that serve children and families experiencing or at risk of homelessness and provides ongoing support for these Affiliates to empower families to achieve and maintain their sustainable independence. Family Promise provides technical assistance and expertise to a national network of more than 200 Affiliates in 43 states, mobilizing 200,000 volunteers, and serving approximately 125,000 homeless family members each year. Our comprehensive model includes prevention, shelter, and stabilization programs to address the range of issues affecting low-income families and families experiencing homelessness to help them rebuild their lives and find independent, sustainable housing.

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This impact information is current as of March 2019, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

four stars

98.90

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 02/01/2019 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)
85.7%
  Administrative Expenses 6.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.20
  Program Expenses Growth 8.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.6%
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) 99.22 four stars
Preble Street (ME) 93.78 four stars
Community LINC (MO) 94.61 four stars
The Open Door Shelter (CT) 98.10 four stars
Hesed House (IL) 91.15 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,155,211
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $339,185
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $113,042
Total Contributions $1,607,438
   Program Service Revenue $560,294
Total Primary Revenue $2,167,732
   Other Revenue $54,820
TOTAL REVENUE $2,222,552
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,874,811
   Administrative Expenses $135,764
   Fundraising Expenses $155,162
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,165,737
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $56,815
   
Net Assets $2,292,262

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 $1,554,372 82.9%
Family Promise Union County $320,439 17.1%

Ratings History
Family Promise has received 6 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 02/01/2019 99.22 four stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 97.03 four stars
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]
Ruling Date November, 1988
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$104,956 4.84% Claas Ehlers President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Family Promise (NJ) 99.22 four stars
Family Gateway (TX) 90.13 four stars
The Lord's Place (FL) 98.23 four stars
St. Patrick Center (MO) 85.08 three stars
Arlington Street People's Assistance Network (VA) 93.98 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

Angela Schroeder
Chairman

CEO

Claas Ehlers
Chief Executive Officer

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