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Human Services : Homeless Services

Family Promise

Building communities, strengthening lives

100.00

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

Board Leadership
Leah Griffith
Chair

CEO
Claas Ehlers
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 100.00
  Financial 100.00
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 09/01/2021 and includes data from FY2020, 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.

Financial

100.00

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 09/01/2021 and includes data from FY2020, 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)
87.0%
  Administrative Expenses 5.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.95
  Program Expenses Growth 34.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.8%
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) 100.00
Charlotte Family Housing (NC) 89.72
Homeless Solutions, Inc. (NJ) 86.90
Hamilton Families (CA) 97.17
Homeless Empowerment Program (FL) 90.60

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $6,585,125
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $15,565
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $754,789
Total Contributions $7,355,479
   Program Service Revenue $582,133
Total Primary Revenue $7,937,612
   Other Revenue $35,117
TOTAL REVENUE $7,972,729
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,508,140
   Administrative Expenses $275,615
   Fundraising Expenses $248,647
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,032,402
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,940,327
   
Net Assets $7,152,956

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 $3,100,657 68.8%
Family Promise Union County $1,407,483 31.2%

Ratings History
Family Promise has received 9 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2020-12 09/01/2021 100.00
2019-12 04/01/2021 100.00
2018-12 09/03/2019 99.95
2017-12 02/01/2019 99.22
2016-12 03/01/2018 97.03
2015-12 12/01/2016 94.86
2014-12 06/01/2016 99.97
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/01/2015 97.16
2014-12 11/01/2015 95.99
2013-12 08/01/2014 95.81
2012-12 12/01/2013 91.28
2012-12 11/01/2013 89.98
2011-12 10/01/2012 89.06
2010-12 11/01/2011 77.66
2009-12 09/20/2011 73.95
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 02/01/2011 85.82
2008-12 03/01/2010 98.46
2007-12 09/01/2008 96.23
2006-12 10/01/2007 89.22
2005-12 10/01/2006 82.23

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)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$156,094 3.10% Claas Ehlers Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Family Promise (NJ) 100.00
Nicholas House (GA) 85.46
The Shade Tree (NV) 87.34
Abode Services (CA) 94.69
Metropolitan Ministries (FL) 94.69

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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

Leah Griffith
Chair

CEO

Claas Ehlers
Chief Executive Officer

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