Habitat for Humanity International

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Summary

Habitat for Humanity is a nonprofit organization that helps families build and improve places to call home. We believe affordable housing plays a critical role in strong and stable communities.


Contact information

Mailing address:
Habitat for Humanity International
322 West Lamar Street
Americus, GA 31709-3543

Website: www.habitat.org

Phone: (229) 924-6935

Email: [email protected]


Organization details

EIN: 911914868

CEO/President: Jonathan Reckford

Chairman: Mary Cameron

Board size: 21

Founder: Millard and Linda Fuller

Ruling year: 1987

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 06/30

Member of ECFA: No

Member of ECFA since:


Purpose

Vision: A world where everyone has a decent place to live.

Habitat works toward our vision by building strength, stability and self-reliance in partnership with families in need of decent and affordable housing. Habitat homeowners help build their own homes alongside volunteers and pay an affordable mortgage.


Mission statement

Seeking to put God's love into action, Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, communities and hope.


Statement of faith

Habitat for Humanity and its affiliate organizations will not proselytize. Nor will Habitat work with entities or individuals who insist on proselytizing as part of their work with Habitat. This means that Habitat will not offer assistance on the expressed or implied condition that people must adhere to or convert to a particular faith or listen and respond to messaging designed to induce conversion to a particular faith.

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Transparency grade

C

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Community Development

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating856 of 103369 of 79
Fund acquisition rating971 of 103574 of 79
Resource allocation rating695 of 103554 of 79
Asset utilization rating502 of 103346 of 79

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Financial ratios

Funding ratiosSector median20212020201920182017
Return on fundraising efforts Return on fundraising efforts =
Fundraising expense /
Total contributions
8%16%21%19%15%20%
Fundraising cost ratio Fundraising cost ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total revenue
5%15%19%16%13%17%
Contributions reliance Contributions reliance =
Total contributions /
Total revenue
79%92%89%85%89%82%
Fundraising expense ratio Fundraising expense ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total expenses
6%18%19%17%17%17%
Other revenue reliance Other revenue reliance =
Total other revenue /
Total revenue
21%8%11%15%11%18%
 
Operating ratiosSector median20212020201920182017
Program expense ratio Program expense ratio =
Program services /
Total expenses
80%76%74%78%79%78%
Spending ratio Spending ratio =
Total expenses /
Total revenue
89%83%100%96%78%98%
Program output ratio Program output ratio =
Program services /
Total revenue
69%63%74%75%61%77%
Savings ratio Savings ratio =
Surplus (deficit) /
Total revenue
11%17%0%4%22%2%
Reserve accumulation rate Reserve accumulation rate =
Surplus (deficit) /
Net assets
14%20%1%5%33%3%
General and admin ratio General and admin ratio =
Management and general expense /
Total expenses
12%6%7%5%5%5%
 
Investing ratiosSector median20212020201920182017
Total asset turnover Total asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total assets
0.800.630.690.670.710.94
Degree of long-term investment Degree of long-term investment =
Total assets /
Total current assets
2.131.021.041.031.021.33
Current asset turnover Current asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total current assets
1.690.650.720.680.721.24
 
Liquidity ratiosSector median20212020201920182017
Current ratio Current ratio =
Total current assets /
Total current liabilities
10.946.936.136.176.979.11
Current liabilities ratio Current liabilities ratio =
Total current liabilities /
Total current assets
0.080.140.160.160.140.11
Liquid reserve level Liquid reserve level =
(Total current assets -
Total current liabilities) /
(Total expenses / 12)
6.2515.9114.0414.7214.348.59
 
Solvency ratiosSector median20212020201920182017
Liabilities ratio Liabilities ratio =
Total liabilities /
Total assets
10%36%41%44%40%43%
Debt ratio Debt ratio =
Debt /
Total assets
2%15%19%21%18%23%
Reserve coverage ratio Reserve coverage ratio =
Net assets /
Total expenses
102%102%85%84%85%61%

Financials

Balance sheet
 
Assets20212020201920182017
Cash$95,033,000$130,474,000$54,380,000$103,742,000$75,566,336
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$150,039,000$157,533,000$188,567,000$178,016,000$82,314,438
Short-term investments$220,408,000$112,275,000$178,951,000$98,562,000$44,642,595
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$465,480,000$400,282,000$421,898,000$380,320,000$202,523,369
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$10,919,000$14,949,000$10,983,000$5,797,000$6,314,935
Other long-term assets$0$0$0$0$59,779,005
Total long-term assets$10,919,000$14,949,000$10,983,000$5,797,000$66,093,940
Total assets$476,399,000$415,231,000$432,881,000$386,117,000$268,617,309
 
Liabilities20212020201920182017
Payables and accrued expenses$66,097,000$63,866,000$66,565,000$53,157,000$20,860,871
Other current liabilities$1,102,000$1,425,000$1,790,000$1,378,000$1,367,266
Total current liabilities$67,199,000$65,291,000$68,355,000$54,535,000$22,228,137
Debt$70,366,000$79,228,000$92,982,000$67,635,000$61,799,674
Due to (from) affiliates$1,565,000$1,022,000$2,139,000$1,352,000$1,547,485
Other long-term liabilities$32,245,000$25,220,000$25,924,000$31,971,000$30,275,783
Total long-term liabilities$104,176,000$105,470,000$121,045,000$100,958,000$93,622,942
Total liabilities$171,375,000$170,761,000$189,400,000$155,493,000$115,851,079
 
Net assets20212020201920182017
Without donor restrictions$170,190,000$134,984,000$119,987,000$97,459,000$54,246,030
With donor restrictions$134,834,000$109,486,000$123,494,000$133,165,000$98,520,200
Net assets$305,024,000$244,470,000$243,481,000$230,624,000$152,766,230
 
Revenues and expenses
 
Revenue20212020201920182017
Total contributions$332,246,000$254,814,000$255,298,000$311,077,000$211,058,950
Program service revenue$0$0$0$0$0
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$0$0$0$0$0
Other revenue$29,389,000$32,972,000$45,221,000$38,858,000$44,824,727
Total other revenue$29,389,000$32,972,000$45,221,000$38,858,000$44,824,727
Total revenue$361,635,000$287,786,000$300,519,000$349,935,000$255,883,677
 
Expenses20212020201920182017
Program services$227,105,000$212,910,000$224,002,000$214,260,000$196,536,988
Management and general$19,031,000$19,458,000$14,986,000$12,966,000$12,502,016
Fundraising$54,309,000$54,047,000$49,265,000$45,480,000$42,819,266
Total expenses$300,445,000$286,415,000$288,253,000$272,706,000$251,858,270
 
Change in net assets20212020201920182017
Surplus (deficit)$61,190,000$1,371,000$12,266,000$77,229,000$4,025,407
Other changes in net assets($636,000)($382,000)$591,000$629,000$1,426,008
Total change in net assets$60,554,000$989,000$12,857,000$77,858,000$5,451,415

Compensation

NameTitleCompensation
Jonathan ReckfordEX OFFICIO BOARD MEMBER & CEO$428,493
Richard HathawayArea VP Asia Pacific$318,497
Ernesto Castro GarciaArea VP, LAC$275,788
Colleen Finn RidenhourChief Development Officer$264,589
Torre Nelson thru 10Acting Area VP, EMEA$262,144
Michael E CarscaddonExecutive VP - Admin & CFO$257,348
Mark F AndrewsSVP - Operations$247,093
Hilary HarpSVP- Legal & General Counsel$238,191
Christopher D ClarkeSVP - Communications$237,578
Valerie NortonChief People Officer$233,042
Marla Francile DavidsoVP CIO, IT-GOVern. & Proc.$219,011
Julie LairdVP - Corp & Foundation Rel, DE$209,578
Timothy DaughertyVP - Direct Marketing$208,639
Stephanie MartinVP - US Collab & Support$208,388
Adrienne GoolsbyVP, U.S. & Canada$206,590
Jim MellottVP - Finance$204,943
Brandie Lyonn MichelSR DIR - CNSTITUENT ENGMNT SYS$204,932
Nill ToulmeAssistant Secretary$204,810
Juan C MontalvoVP - Audit$200,045
Belaynesh TadesseDIRECTOR - BUSINESS STRATEGY$199,279
Jeremy Kraut-OrdoverVP-Individual Giving, DEV-Dep$194,025
Gail Hyde thru 05201VP & Chief Information Officer$193,885
Kip ScheidlerMANAGING DIRECTOR - PR$190,825
Chris VincentVP - Govt Relations/Advocacy$188,875
Jennifer OomenASSOC DIRECTOR - MKT STRATEGY$186,908
Mary S HendersonVP - U.S. and Canada$181,928
Steven WeirVP Global Devel & Support$179,407
Patrick KelleyVP - Terwilliger Center$176,864
Anna KonotchickDIRECTOR OPERATIONS - AP$174,256
Aaron LewisAssistant Secretary$168,132
Paul Hamalian as of 0VP, Culture & Spiritual$156,830
Karen ForemanActing Area VP, LAC$145,095
Tjada McKenna thru 05Chief Operating Officer$123,531
Liz McLaughlinVP, Found., Org & Inst. RelaTI$98,134
Jacqueline InnocentVP Vol & Inst Egmt(AS OF 7/19)$82,526
Laura van der MandeleVP Strat & Org Eff(AS OF 9/19)$45,669

Compensation data as of: 6/30/2020


Response from ministry

The audited financial statements of Habitat for Humanity International reflect only part of the story of Habitat for Humanity's scope of work around the world. As autonomous nonprofit organizations, Habitat for Humanity affiliates and national organizations keep their own records of revenues and expenditures; those figures are not included in the financial statements of Habitat for Humanity International.

For the fiscal year that ended June 30, 2002, we estimate the entire Habitat for Humanity movement grossed $747.9 million in revenue: 438.2 million in cash contributions and grants, $34.7 million in gifts-in-kind, $237.8 million in sales of houses and $37.2 million in other support. Overall, Habitat for Humanity's estimated expense ratios in FY 2002 were 81 percent program, 10 percent fund raising, and 9 percent management and general expense.


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History

The idea that became Habitat for Humanity first grew from the fertile soil of Koinonia Farm, a community farm outside of Americus, Georgia, founded by farmer and biblical scholar Clarence Jordan.

On the farm, Jordan and Habitat's eventual founders Millard and Linda Fuller developed the concept of "partnership housing." The concept centered on those in need of adequate shelter working side by side with volunteers to build decent, affordable houses. The houses would be built at no profit. New homeowners' house payments would be combined with no-interest loans provided by supporters and money earned by fundraising to create "The Fund for Humanity," which would then be used to build more homes.

Beau and Emma were the owners of the first home built by Koinonia's Partnership Housing Program. They and their five children moved into a concrete-block home with a modern kitchen, indoor bathroom and heating system, replacing the unpainted, uninsulated shack with no plumbing where they had previously lived.

In 1973, the Fullers decided to take the Fund for Humanity concept to Zaire, now the Democratic Republic of Congo. After three years of hard work to launch a successful house building program there, the Fullers then returned to the United States and called together a group of supporters to discuss the future of their dream: Habitat for Humanity International, founded in 1976.

The times have changed, the build site locations have grown in number, but the very real change that Beau and Emma's family experienced is shared by families today who partner with Habitat to build or improve a place they can call home. Thanks in no small part to the personal involvement of U.S. President Jimmy Carter and his wife Rosalynn and the awareness they have raised, Habitat now works in all 50 states in the U.S. and in more than 70 countries and has helped more than 39 million people achieve strength, stability and independence through safe, decent and affordable shelter.


Program accomplishments

Surveys of Habitat homeowners and their families show better financial health, parents who are more confident about meeting their family's needs, and even improved grades for their children. Wherever we work, we witness tangible evidence that decent, affordable shelter creates long-lasting and life-changing impact on families and communities.


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