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Humanitarian Service Project

Charitable support for those in need in DuPage and Kane Counties of Illinois

three stars

86.56

465 Randy Road Carol Stream, IL 60188
tel: (630) 221-8340   Web Site
EIN: 36-3187979

Board Leadership
Floyd Kettering
Chairman/Co-Founder

CEO
Kristin Senne
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.56 three stars
  Financial 100.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 81.00 three stars
This rating was published 07/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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

Financial

four stars

100.00

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

81.00

This rating was published 07/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
90.0%
  Administrative Expenses 7.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.60
  Program Expenses Growth 6.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Humanitarian Service Project on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Humanitarian Service Project on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Humanitarian Service Project (IL) 86.56 three stars
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Open Your Heart to the Hungry and Homeless (MN) 91.08 four stars
My Brother's Keeper (MA) 92.02 four stars
May Dugan Center (OH) 90.86 four stars

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The Humanitarian Service Project's purpose is to alleviate the pain and suffering that poverty brings to needy seniors and children living in DuPage and Kane Counties, Illinois, without discrimination or exclusion for any reason. Currently, HSP operates five major programs to provide nutrition and other much needed support to vulnerable populations throughout its service area. These programs are: the Senior Citizen Project which provides nutritious groceries to 133 seniors every month; the Children's Birthday Project provide toys, books, party supplies, and school supplies to 700+ underprivileged children for their birthdays; Feed the Kids provides access to summertime nutrition for 100 families: the Christmas Offering which provides nutritious food for more than 500 families and Christmas gifts for over 2,000 children: and the School Supply Drive which equips over 3,000 kids with the materials they need to succeed in school.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,069,126
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,069,126
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,069,126
   Other Revenue $35,000
TOTAL REVENUE $1,104,126
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,073,382
   Administrative Expenses $73,449
   Fundraising Expenses $33,174
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,180,005
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-75,879
   
Net Assets $2,803,138

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
Senior Citizen Project $395,652 36.9%
Christmas Offering $387,836 36.1%
Children's Birthday Project $168,466 15.7%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-03 07/01/2017 86.56 three stars
2015-03 06/01/2016 81.61 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2015-03 12/22/2015 80.04 three stars
2014-03 08/01/2015 83.48 three stars
2013-03 05/01/2014 79.86 two stars
2012-03 05/01/2013 84.32 three stars
2011-03 07/01/2012 79.13 two stars
2010-03 09/20/2011 78.72 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-03 07/01/2011 97.68 four stars
2009-03 06/01/2010 98.68 four stars
2008-03 07/01/2009 91.95 four stars
2007-03 04/01/2008 91.86 four stars
2006-03 12/15/2006 94.21 four stars
2005-03 04/01/2006 94.18 four stars
2004-03 11/01/2005 91.86 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 36-3187979
Name in IRS Master File THE HUMANITARIAN SERVICE PROJECT
NTEE Code P20
NTEE Classification Human Service Organizations - Multipurpose
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
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 August, 1982
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End March
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • March, 2016
  • March, 2015
  • March, 2014
  • March, 2013
  • March, 2012

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
$40,300 3.41% Kristin Schnell Executive Director

The Humanitarian Service Project's purpose is to alleviate the pain and suffering that poverty brings to needy seniors and children living in DuPage and Kane Counties, Illinois, without discrimination or exclusion for any reason. Currently, HSP operates five major programs to provide nutrition and other much needed support to vulnerable populations throughout its service area. These programs are: the Senior Citizen Project which provides nutritious groceries to 133 seniors every month; the Children's Birthday Project provide toys, books, party supplies, and school supplies to 700+ underprivileged children for their birthdays; Feed the Kids provides access to summertime nutrition for 100 families: the Christmas Offering which provides nutritious food for more than 500 families and Christmas gifts for over 2,000 children: and the School Supply Drive which equips over 3,000 kids with the materials they need to succeed in school.

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Humanitarian Service Project (IL) 86.56 three stars
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Charity Contact Info

Humanitarian Service Project
465 Randy Road
Carol Stream, IL 60188
tel: (630) 221-8340
fax: (630) 221-8371
EIN: 36-3187979

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Board Leadership

Floyd Kettering
Chairman/Co-Founder

CEO

Kristin Senne
Executive Director

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