Hope and Home

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Hope & Home is a provider of foster/adopt services. We help find safe and loving homes for the children in Colorado who have been abused and neglected.

Contact information

Mailing address:
Hope and Home
4945 N 30th St
Colorado Springs, CO 80919

Website: hopeandhome.org

Phone: 719-575-9887

Email: [email protected]

Organization details

EIN: 841467476

CEO/President: Ross Wright

Chairman: Dick Schultz

Board size: 7

Founder: concerned Sunday School members

Ruling year: 1998

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 08/31

Member of ECFA: No

Member of ECFA since:


Abused and neglected children who've been removed from their birth homes get a stable and nurturing family to live with until it's safe to go home again, or - when that safety isn't possible - a family to give them a "forever home" through adoption.

Mission statement

Hope & Home trains and actively supports Colorado Springs foster families and foster parents all across Colorado who feel compelled by Christ's command to take care of "the least of these."

Statement of faith

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Adoption/Foster Care

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating582 of 107721 of 34
Fund acquisition rating588 of 107818 of 34
Resource allocation rating410 of 107817 of 34
Asset utilization rating705 of 107720 of 34

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Balance sheet
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$725,159$830,573$382,551$300,529$303,864
Short-term investments$1,227,678$1,098,997$988,467$945,503$451,626
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$6,471,976$3,771,611$2,179,594$1,780,703$1,246,102
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$2,082,133$2,118,262$2,105,677$2,113,937$2,195,007
Other long-term assets$22,410$22,044$25,332$22,995$213,757
Total long-term assets$2,104,543$2,140,306$2,131,009$2,136,932$2,408,764
Total assets$8,576,519$5,911,917$4,310,603$3,917,635$3,654,866
Payables and accrued expenses$325,913$387,749$236,675$188,190$238,678
Other current liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total current liabilities$325,913$387,749$236,675$188,190$238,678
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$22,410$22,044$25,332$22,995$213,137
Total long-term liabilities$1,627,580$1,545,586$1,615,553$1,677,284$1,928,987
Total liabilities$1,953,493$1,933,335$1,852,228$1,865,474$2,167,665
Net assets20202019201820172016
Without donor restrictions$6,392,871$3,615,219$2,443,341$2,038,509$1,457,469
With donor restrictions$230,155$363,363$15,034$13,652$29,732
Net assets$6,623,026$3,978,582$2,458,375$2,052,161$1,487,201
Revenues and expenses
Total contributions$844,454$1,142,886$859,877$962,899$885,699
Program service revenue$7,395,394$5,046,426$3,008,199$2,969,224$2,548,128
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$14,164$13,824$52,702$47,141$20,404
Other revenue$16,403$15,276$27,086$11,253$8,683
Total other revenue$7,425,961$5,075,526$3,087,987$3,027,618$2,577,215
Total revenue$8,270,415$6,218,412$3,947,864$3,990,517$3,462,914
Program services$4,913,578$3,966,079$2,974,659$2,779,239$2,421,914
Management and general$745,941$678,598$531,088$575,017$487,008
Total expenses$5,783,473$4,739,663$3,584,617$3,510,515$3,053,010
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Surplus (deficit)$2,486,942$1,478,749$363,247$480,002$409,904
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets$2,486,942$1,478,749$363,247$480,002$409,904


Ross WrightExecutive Director$260,476

Compensation data as of: 8/31/2020

Response from ministry

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Hope & Home started with a few concerned members of a church Sunday school group who saw foster kids being treated like second-class citizens, or worse, and decided to do something about it.

Today, we've turned foster care upside down and have emerged as one of the largest, most dynamic child placement agencies (CPAs) in the state of Colorado - with hundreds of children rescued from the foster care system and happily adopted. Each year we provide short- and long-term, in-family care to hundreds of children in crisis.

At any given time, from well over 100 to 150 families across the Front Range are either providing care for foster children or are in training to become licensed with us.

Along the way, we've created a program where children in foster care are nurtured and truly cared for, and where the foster parents who give these children a home can do so with a level of friendly, professional support not found anywhere else.

Our strength comes from our Christian commitment to children, from our large and highly invested community of donors and supporters, and from our pledge to only accept first-rate foster parents who believe, as we do, that no child should ever feel less than loved.

The result? Hope & Home is recognized by numerous judges, child welfare experts and others as having the best foster parents, and as being the agency that does the best job taking care of foster children.

Program accomplishments

A proven Colorado Foster Care Agency:

2706 foster kids Hope and Home has helped place in loving families

699 families Hope and Home has certified to provide foster care.