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Human Services : Homeless Services

JOIN

Connecting the street to a home

four stars

93.98

1435 NE 81st Avenue Suite 100
Portland, OR 97213
tel: (503) 232-2031   Web Site
EIN: 93-1090005

Board Leadership
Chris Bonner
President

CEO
Shannon Singleton
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.98 four stars
  Financial 92.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2017 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

92.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 02/01/2017 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)
88.5%
  Administrative Expenses 7.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.34
  Program Expenses Growth 19.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 10.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by JOIN on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by JOIN on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
JOIN (OR) 93.98 four stars
Wellspring House (MA) 88.47 three stars
Community LINC (MO) 92.20 four stars
Transitions Homeless Recovery Center (SC) 92.38 four stars
Bridge Communities (IL) 87.80 three stars

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JOIN was founded in 1992 in order to bridge the gap between homeless and housed members of the community. JOIN exists to support the efforts of homeless individuals and families to transition out of homelessness into permanent housing. Our efforts are directed at individuals sleeping outside or in their car in the Portland Metro area. Our service provision is grounded in an innovative blend of harm reduction and mutual relationships that emphasize strengths rather than deficits. Our operational priority is to rapidly re-house individuals and families and stabilize them in their new homes. Our services include outreach and engagement, housing retention, a basic services center, and immersion programs.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $546,988
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $88,760
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $3,611,137
Total Contributions $4,246,885
   Program Service Revenue $12,725
Total Primary Revenue $4,259,610
   Other Revenue $39,800
TOTAL REVENUE $4,299,410
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,603,309
   Administrative Expenses $330,899
   Fundraising Expenses $154,195
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,088,403
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $211,007
   
Net Assets $1,169,311

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 Retention $1,947,783 54.1%
Outreach & Engagement $1,488,208 41.3%
Immersion Program $23,394 0.6%

Ratings History
JOIN has received 10 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 02/01/2017 93.98 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 93.98 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 94.87 four stars
2013-12 04/01/2015 90.80 four stars
2012-12 12/01/2013 90.11 four stars
2011-12 02/01/2013 94.43 four stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 94.78 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 97.43 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 12/01/2010 96.36 four stars
2008-12 06/01/2010 96.46 four stars
2007-12 08/01/2009 91.33 four stars
2006-12 07/01/2008 91.49 four stars
2005-06 11/01/2006 85.04 three stars
2004-06 12/01/2005 89.92 three 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 93-1090005
Name in IRS Master File JOIN
NTEE Code P28
NTEE Classification Neighborhood Centers, Settlement Houses
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (296) Community center
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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 February, 1993
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
$56,585 1.38% Shannon Singleton Executive Director

JOIN was founded in 1992 in order to bridge the gap between homeless and housed members of the community. JOIN exists to support the efforts of homeless individuals and families to transition out of homelessness into permanent housing. Our efforts are directed at individuals sleeping outside or in their car in the Portland Metro area. Our service provision is grounded in an innovative blend of harm reduction and mutual relationships that emphasize strengths rather than deficits. Our operational priority is to rapidly re-house individuals and families and stabilize them in their new homes. Our services include outreach and engagement, housing retention, a basic services center, and immersion programs.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
JOIN (OR) 93.98 four stars
Raphael House of San Francisco (CA) 91.14 four stars
Preble Street (ME) 98.23 four stars
Arlington Street People's Assistance Network (VA) 93.98 four stars
PADS Lake County (IL) 88.29 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

JOIN
1435 NE 81st Avenue
Suite 100
Portland, OR 97213
tel: (503) 232-2031
EIN: 93-1090005

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Board Leadership

Chris Bonner
President

CEO

Shannon Singleton
Executive Director

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