BUILDING HOMES FOR HEROES INC

Address
65 ROOSEVELT AVENUE NO 105
VALLEY STREAM, NY 11581
Contact
Website: http://www.buildinghomesforheroes.org
Phone: +1 (516) 684-9220
Nonprofit
NTEE: L99 - Housing, Shelter N.E.C.
EIN: 20-4540852

Mission

BUILDING HOMES FOR HEROES IS STRONGLY COMMITTED TO REBUILDING LIVES AND SUPPORTING THE BRAVE MEN AND WOMEN WHO WERE INJURED WHILE SERVING THE COUNTRY DURING THE TIME OF THE WARS IN IRAQ OR AFGHANISTAN. MOST NOTABLY, THE ORGANIZATION BUILDS OR MODIFIES HOMES, AND GIFTS THEM, MORTGAGE-FREE, TO VETERANS AND THEIR FAMILIES. WE PROVIDE FURTHER SUPPORT TO ASSIST VETERANS ON THEIR ROAD FOR RECOVERY, INCLUDING FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE TO MANAGE THE IMMENSE RESPONSIBILITIES OF HOMEOWNERSHIP. WE STRENGTHEN BONDS AND CAMARADERIE AMONG VETERANS AND THEIR FAMILIES DURING OUR TEAM BUILDING PROGRAM.
 20162015201420132012
Basic features of the organization
Year of formation2006
Metropolitan statistical area5602.0
Form of organization
CorporationTrue
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Total compensation of current key personnel  $153,016.00$85,000.00 
Sum of reportable (W2/1099) compensation$89,411.00$113,390.00$153,016.00$85,000.00 
Number of employees1721138 
Number of people compensated >$100k0000 
Number of volunteers20002000780500 
Number of highly compensated contractors6000 
Personnel
Barry, Stephen
Title   BOARD MEMBER 
Name of key/compensated person   STEPHEN P BARRY 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director   True 
Average hours per week working for org   2.00 
Reportable compensation from org   $0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs   $0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs    $0.00 
Gambaro, Patrick
TitleBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER 
Name of key/compensated personPATRICK GAMBAROPATRICK GAMBAROPATRICK GAMBAROPATRICK GAMBARO 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org2.002.002.002.00 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Grisanti, Anthony
TitleBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER 
Name of key/compensated personANTHONY GRISANTIANTHONY GRISANTIANTHONY GRISANTIANTHONY GRISANTI 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org0.102.002.002.00 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Hallman, B
TitleBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER  
Name of key/compensated personB KELLY HALLMANB KELLY HALLMANB KELLY HALLMAN  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org15.0015.002.00  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00  
Madison, John
TitleBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER 
Name of key/compensated personJOHN MADISONJOHN MADISONJOHN MADISONJOHN MADISON 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org5.005.0015.0015.00 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Mark, Tyler
TitleBOARD MEMBER    
Name of key/compensated personTYLER MARK    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Average hours per week working for org2.00    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Mauro, Nancy
TitleSECRETARYDIRECTOR OF FINANCEDIRECTOR OF FINANCE  
Name of key/compensated personNANCY MAURONANCY MAURONANCY MAURO  
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org40.0040.0040.00  
Reportable compensation from org$89,411.00$86,350.00$67,016.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00  
McClure, Andrew
Title CHIEF OPERATING OFFICERCHIEF OPERATING OFFICERCHIEF OPERATING OFFICER 
Name of key/compensated person ANDREW MCCLUREANDREW MCCLUREANDREW MCCLURE 
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org 40.0040.0040.00 
Reportable compensation from org $27,040.00$86,000.00$85,000.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00$0.00 
Pujol, Andrew
TitlePRESIDENTPRESIDENTPRESIDENTPRESIDENT 
Name of key/compensated personANDREW PUJOLANDREW PUJOLANDREW PUJOLANDREW PUJOL 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org50.0050.0040.0040.00 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Sigillito, Anthony
TitleTREASURERTREASURERTREASURERTREASURER 
Name of key/compensated personANTHONY SIGILLITOANTHONY SIGILLITOANTHONY SIGILLITOANTHONY SIGILLITO 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org10.0010.0010.0010.00 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Sigillito, Jon
TitleBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER 
Name of key/compensated personJON SIGILLITOJON SIGILLITOJON SIGILLITOJON SIGILLITO 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org4.004.005.005.00 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Purpose: mission, activities, & accomplishments
Mission or significant activitiesBUILDING HOMES FOR HEROES IS STRONGLY COMMITTED TO REBUILDING LIVES AND SUPPORTING THE BRAVE MEN AND WOMEN WHO WERE INJURED WHILE SERVING THE COUNTRY DURING THE TIME OF THE WARS IN IRAQ OR AFGHANISTAN. MOST NOTABLE, THE ORGANIZATION BUILDS OR MODIFIES HOMES, AND GIFTS THEM, MORTGAGE-FREE, TO VETERANS AND THEIR FAMILIES. WE PROVIDE FURTHER SUPPORT TO ASSIST VETERANS ON THEIR ROAD FOR RECOVERY, INCLUDING FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE TO MANAGE THE IMMENSE RESPONSIBILITIES OF HOMEOWNERSHIP. WE STRENGTHEN BONDS AND CAMARADERIE AMONG VETERANS AND THEIR FAMILIES DURING OUR DEVELOPING TEAM BUILDING PROGRAM, AND WE PROVIDE EMERGENCY FUNDING FOR WATERSHED, LIFE-CHANGING MOMENTS IN VETERANS' LIVES. BEYOND GIFTING HOMES, WE AIM TO GIVE VETERANS AND THEIR FAMILIES HOPE FOR A BRIGHTER FUTURE AHEAD. IT'S TRULY OUR HONOR TO SUPPORT THE MEN AND WOMEN WHO HAVE LOYALLY AND COURAGEOUSLY SERVED OUR COUNTRY.BUILDING HOMES FOR HEROES IS STRONGLY COMMITTED TO REBUILDING LIVES AND SUPPORTING THE BRAVE MEN AND WOMEN WHO WERE INJURED WHILE SERVING THE COUNTRY DURING THE TIME OF THE WARS IN IRAQ OR AFGHANISTAN. EFFECTIVELY IN 2015, WE UNIFIED FIVE SPECIFIC PROGRAMS. MOST NOTABLY, THE ORGANIZATION BUILDS OR MODIFIES HOMES, AND GIFTS THEM, MORTGAGE-FREE, TO VETERANS AND THEIR FAMILIES. COUNTING NINE CONSECUTIVE YEARS OF RECORD-SETTING GROWTH, BUILDING HOMES FOR HEROES GIFTED 28 HOMES IN 2015. IN ADDITION, WE MODIFY HOMES WHERE AND WHEN NEEDED, WHERE AND WHEN FINANCIALLY FEASIBLE. WE PROVIDE FURTHER SUPPORT TO ASSIST VETERANS ON THEIR ROAD FOR RECOVERY, INCLUDING FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE TO MANAGE THE IMMENSE RESPONSIBILITIES OF HOMEOWNERSHIP. WE STRENGTHEN BONDS AND CAMARADERIE AMONG VETERANS AND THEIR FAMILIES DURING OUR DEVELOPING TEAM BUILDING PROGRAM, AND WE PROVIDE EMERGENCY FUNDING FOR WATERSHED, LIFE-CHANGING MOMENTS IN VETERANS' LIVES. BUILDING HOMES FOR HEROES HAS CARRIED OUT OPERATIONS IN 2BUILDING HOMES FOR HEROES IS STRONGLY COMMITTED TO SUPPORTING THE BRAVE MEN AND WOMEN WHO SERVED IN THE UNITED STATES MILITARY DURING THE WARS IN IRAQ OR AFGHANISTAN, WITH A GOAL TO BUILD OR MODIFY HOMES FOR FAMILIES IN NEED OF ASSISTANCE. IT IS THE ORGANIZATION'S HONOR TO SUPPORT THE SERVICEMEN AND WOMEN WHO LOYALLY AND COURAGEOUSLY SERVE THE COUNTRY IN THE ARMED FORCES.BUILDING HOMES FOR HEROES IS STRONGLY COMMITTED TO REBUILDING LIVES, AND SUPPORTING THE BRAVE MEN AND WOMEN OF THE MILITARY WHO WERE INJURED WHILE SERVING THE COUNTRY AT THE TIME OF THE WARS IN IRAQ OR AFGHANISTAN. THE ORGANIZATION BUILDS OR MODIFIES HOMES, AND GIFTS THESE HOMES, MORTGAGE FREE, TO VETERANS AND THEIR FAMILIES. IT'S OUR HONOR TO SUPPORT OUR SERVICEMEN AND WOMEN WHO LOYALLY AND COURAGEOUSLY SERVE THE COUNTRY IN THE ARMED FORCES. 
Program service expenses, total$9,015,377.00$9,250,402.00$7,555,489.00$6,384,066.00 
Programs, including revenue & expenses
FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE - BHH GOES ABOVE AND BEYOND TO CREATE AN ENVIRONMENT OF FINANCIAL FREEDOM BY PROVIDING THE NEW - AND SOMETIMES FIRST-TIME - HOMEOWNERS WITH THE APPROPRIATE ADVICE AND GUIDANCE NEEDED TO MAINTAIN HOME EXPENSES AND TO PLAN FOR A SUCCESSFUL FUTURE. TO ACHIEVE THAT END, WE HAVE TEAMED WITH CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PROFESSIONALS TO ASSIST OUR VETERANS AND GUIDE THEM THROUGH THE IMMENSE FINANCIAL BURDEN AND HELP VETERANS AND THEIR FAMILIES FOCUS ON LIVING A HAPPY, STRESS-FREE LIFE. EMERGENCY FUNDING IS ALSO PROVIDED FOR VETERANS AND THEIR FAMILIES THAT EXPERIENCE SUDDEN, LIFE-ALTERING MOMENTS. THIS WATERSHED FUNDING CAN POSITIVELY IMPACT A MILITARY FAMILY DURING A TIME OF CRISIS.
Program expenses$216,036.00$97,706.00   
Program descriptionFINANCIAL ASSISTANCE - BHH GOES ABOVE AND BEYOND TO CREATE AN ENVIRONMENT OF FINANCIAL FREEDOM BY PROVIDING THE NEW - AND SOMETIMES FIRST-TIME - HOMEOWNERS WITH THE APPROPRIATE ADVICE AND GUIDANCE NEEDED TO MAINTAIN HOME EXPENSES AND TO PLAN FOR A SUCCESSFUL FUTURE. TO ACHIEVE THAT END, WE HAVE TEAMED WITH CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PROFESSIONALS TO ASSIST OUR VETERANS AND GUIDE THEM THROUGH THE IMMENSE FINANCIAL BURDEN AND HELP VETERANS AND THEIR FAMILIES FOCUS ON LIVING A HAPPY, STRESS-FREE LIFE. EMERGENCY FUNDING IS ALSO PROVIDED FOR VETERANS AND THEIR FAMILIES THAT EXPERIENCE SUDDEN, LIFE-ALTERING MOMENTS. THIS WATERSHED FUNDING CAN POSITIVELY IMPACT A MILITARY FAMILY DURING A TIME OF CRISIS.FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE - BUILDING HOMES FOR HEROES GOES ABOVE AND BEYOND TO CREATE AN ENVIRONMENT OF FINANCIAL FREEDOM BY PROVIDING THE NEW - AND SOMETIMES FIRST-TIME - HOMEOWNERS WITH THE APPROPRIATE ADVICE AND GUIDANCE NEEDED TO MAINTAIN HOME EXPENSES AND TO PLAN FOR A SUCCESSFUL FUTURE. TO ACHIEVE THAT END, WE HAVE TEAMED WITH CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PROFESSIONALS TO ASSIST OUR VETERANS AND GUIDE THEM THROUGH THE IMMENSE FISCAL RESPONSIBILITIES OF HOMEOWNERSHIP. BY RELIEVING AN ENORMOUS FINANCIAL BURDEN, VETERANS AND THEIR FAMILIES CAN FOCUS ON LIVING A HAPPY, STRESS-FREE LIFE. EMERGENCY FUNDING IS ALSO PROVIDED FOR VETERANS AND THEIR FAMILIES THAT EXPERIENCE SUDDEN, LIFE-ALTERING MOMENTS. THIS WATERSHED FUNDING CAN POSITIVELY IMPACT A MILITARY FAMILY DURING A TIME OF CRISIS.   
HOME AWARD PROGRAM - IN 2013, BHH GIFTED 17 HOMES. IN 2014, THE TOTAL GREW TO 23 AND IN 2015 THE ORGANIZATION GIFTED 28 MORTGAGE-FREE HOMES, PLUS COMPLETING 12 MODIFICATIONS FOR CURRENT HOMEOWNERS. BUILDING HOMES FOR HEROES CONTINUED THIS SUCCESSFUL TREND BY GIFTING 29 MORTGAGE-FREE HOMES IN 2016. THE ORGANIZATION HAS HIGH HOPES OF GIFTING 33 HOMES IN 2017, EQUAL TO ONE MORTGAGE-FREE HOME EVERY 11 DAYS.
Program expenses$8,654,171.00$8,983,398.00   
Program descriptionHOME AWARD PROGRAM - IN 2013, BHH GIFTED 17 HOMES. IN 2014, THE TOTAL GREW TO 23 AND IN 2015 THE ORGANIZATION GIFTED 28 MORTGAGE-FREE HOMES, PLUS COMPLETING 12 MODIFICATIONS FOR CURRENT HOMEOWNERS. BUILDING HOMES FOR HEROES CONTINUED THIS SUCCESSFUL TREND BY GIFTING 29 MORTGAGE-FREE HOMES IN 2016. THE ORGANIZATION HAS HIGH HOPES OF GIFTING 33 HOMES IN 2017, EQUAL TO ONE MORTGAGE-FREE HOME EVERY 11 DAYS.HOME AWARD PROGRAM - IN 2013, BUILDING HOMES FOR HEROES GIFTED 17 HOMES. IN 2014, THE TOTAL GREW TO 23. AND IN 2015, THE ORGANIZATION CONTINUED THIS SUCCESSFUL TREND BY GIFTING 28 MORTGAGE-FREE HOMES, PLUS COMPLETING 12 MODIFICATIONS FOR CURRENT HOMEOWNERS. IN 2016, BUILDING HOMES FOR HEROES HAS ITS SIGHTS SET ON GIFTING AS MANY AS 36 HOMES, OR APPROXIMATELY ONE HOME EVERY 10 DAYS.   
SINCE INCEPTION IN 2006, BUILDING HOMES FOR HEROES HAS BEEN AT THE FOREFRONT OF MAKING A SIGNIFICANT DIFFERENCE IN THE LIVES OF WOUNDED AMERICAN SERVICE MEMBERS AND THEIR FAMILIES. THE ORGANIZATION GIFTS MORTGAGE-FREE HOMES, AND MODIFIES EXISTING HOMES TO MEET THE NEEDS OF THE MEN AND WOMEN WHO HAVE SELFLESSLY SERVED OUR COUNTRY. THESE HOMES NOT ONLY HELP TO REMOVE THE FAMILY'S FINANCIAL BURDEN, THEY HELP TO RESTORE THE INDIVIDUAL'S FREEDOM, AND ENABLE THE VETERAN TO LEAD A MORE INDEPENDENT AND PRODUCTIVE CIVILIAN LIFE.DURING THE FISCAL YEAR ENDED 12/31/2014, BUILDING HOMES FOR HEROES INCREASED ITS OUTPUT FROM 2013 BY 23.5% WITH $7.99 MILLION IN TOTAL PROGRAM SERVICES HAVING A DIRECT IMPACT ON VETERANS IN NEED THROUGHOUT THE COUNTRY. AFTER GIFTING 17 HOMES IN 2013, THE ORGANIZATION AWARDED 23 HOMES IN 2014, AND HAS HIGH HOPES OF GIFTING 30-35 HOMES IN 2015. SINCE 2010, THE ORGANIZATION'S CUMULATIVE GROWTH IS OVER 1000%. TO FURTHER ASSIST VETERANS, THE ORGANIZATION HAS ADDED PROGRAMS, INCLUDING FINANCIAL PLANNING SERVICES AND EMERGENCY SUPPORT. EACH HOME RECIPIENT IS PROVIDED WITH A FINANCIAL PLANNING REPRESENTATIVE. THIS PROGRAM IS DESIGNED TO PROVIDE THE NEW AND SOMETIMES FIRST-TIME HOMEOWNERS WITH ADVICE AND GUIDANCE NEEDED TO MAINTAIN HOME EXPENSES AND TO PLAN FOR A SUCCESSFUL FUTURE.SINCE THE ORGANIZATION'S INCEPTION (THROUGH 12/31/2014), BUILDING HOMES FOR HEROES HAS CARRIED OUT ITS ACTIVITIES IN 17 STATES, WITH PLANS FOR CONTINUED EXPANSION. ORGANIZATIONAL EFFICIENCY AND SOUND FISCAL RESPONSIBILITY ARE OF UTMOST IMPORTANCE AT BUILDING HOMES FOR HEROES. BUILDING HOMES FOR HEROES STRIVES TO KEEP ADMINISTRATIVE AND FUNDRAISING COSTS AT A MINIMUM, THUS ONLY A SMALL PERCENTAGE OF FUNDS ARE ALLOCATED TO OVERHEAD COSTS. NEITHER ITS PRESIDENT NOR ITS BOARD MEMBERS HAVE ACCEPTED COMPENSATION FOR THEIR DUTIES SINCE THE ORGANIZATION'S INCEPTION IN 2006. BASED ON FISCAL YEAR AUDITED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS ENDING 12/31/2014, THE ORGANIZATION HAD A PROGRAM SERVICE PERCENTAGE OF 94.2%; A FOURTH CONSECUTIVE YEAR OF 90% OR HIGHER. THIS FIGURE MEASURES THE PERCENTAGE OF THE ORGANIZATION'S EXPENDITURES THAT WENT TOWARD PROGRAM-RELATED ACTIVITIES.BUILDING HOMES FOR HEROES ENCOURAGES THE VETERANS WE HAVE ASSISTED, OR ARE CURRENTLY ASSISTING, TO TRAVEL TO OUR EVENTS AND TAKE PART IN OTHER ORGANIZATIONAL ENDEAVORS TO SUPPORT OTHER MEN AND WOMEN WHO HAVE BEEN SEVERELY INJURED. BUILDING HOMES FOR HEROES BELIEVES THIS ENABLES OUR RECIPIENTS TO BUILD CAMARADERIE AND SUPPORTIVE RELATIONSHIPS WITH OTHER WOUNDED VETERANS WHO MAY LATER BECOME RECIPIENTS, BUT ALSO TO TAKE ANOTHER STEP TOWARD BEING DEFINED BY THEIR ACCOMPLISHMENTS AND ACTIVITIES, AND NOT THEIR INJURIES OR DISABILITIES.
Program expenses  $7,555,489.00$6,384,066.00 
Program description  SINCE INCEPTION IN 2006, BUILDING HOMES FOR HEROES HAS BEEN AT THE FOREFRONT OF MAKING A SIGNIFICANT DIFFERENCE IN THE LIVES OF WOUNDED AMERICAN SERVICE MEMBERS AND THEIR FAMILIES. THE ORGANIZATION GIFTS MORTGAGE-FREE HOMES, AND MODIFIES EXISTING HOMES TO MEET THE NEEDS OF THE MEN AND WOMEN WHO HAVE SELFLESSLY SERVED OUR COUNTRY. THESE HOMES NOT ONLY HELP TO REMOVE THE FAMILY'S FINANCIAL BURDEN, THEY HELP TO RESTORE THE INDIVIDUAL'S FREEDOM, AND ENABLE THE VETERAN TO LEAD A MORE INDEPENDENT AND PRODUCTIVE CIVILIAN LIFE.DURING THE FISCAL YEAR ENDED 12/31/2014, BUILDING HOMES FOR HEROES INCREASED ITS OUTPUT FROM 2013 BY 23.5% WITH $7.99 MILLION IN TOTAL PROGRAM SERVICES HAVING A DIRECT IMPACT ON VETERANS IN NEED THROUGHOUT THE COUNTRY. AFTER GIFTING 17 HOMES IN 2013, THE ORGANIZATION AWARDED 23 HOMES IN 2014, AND HAS HIGH HOPES OF GIFTING 30-35 HOMES IN 2015. SINCE 2010, THE ORGANIZATION'S CUMULATIVE GROWTH IS OVER 1000%. TO FURTHER ASSIST VETERANS, THE ORGANIZATION HAS ADDED PROGRAMS, INCLUDING FINANCIAL PLANNING SERVICES AND EMERGENCY SUPPORT. EACH HOME RECIPIENT IS PROVIDED WITH A FINANCIAL PLANNING REPRESENTATIVE. THIS PROGRAM IS DESIGNED TO PROVIDE THE NEW AND SOMETIMES FIRST-TIME HOMEOWNERS WITH ADVICE AND GUIDANCE NEEDED TO MAINTAIN HOME EXPENSES AND TO PLAN FOR A SUCCESSFUL FUTURE.SINCE THE ORGANIZATION'S INCEPTION (THROUGH 12/31/2014), BUILDING HOMES FOR HEROES HAS CARRIED OUT ITS ACTIVITIES IN 17 STATES, WITH PLANS FOR CONTINUED EXPANSION. ORGANIZATIONAL EFFICIENCY AND SOUND FISCAL RESPONSIBILITY ARE OF UTMOST IMPORTANCE AT BUILDING HOMES FOR HEROES. BUILDING HOMES FOR HEROES STRIVES TO KEEP ADMINISTRATIVE AND FUNDRAISING COSTS AT A MINIMUM, THUS ONLY A SMALL PERCENTAGE OF FUNDS ARE ALLOCATED TO OVERHEAD COSTS. NEITHER ITS PRESIDENT NOR ITS BOARD MEMBERS HAVE ACCEPTED COMPENSATION FOR THEIR DUTIES SINCE THE ORGANIZATION'S INCEPTION IN 2006. BASED ON FISCAL YEAR AUDITED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS ENDING 12/31/2014, THE ORGANIZATION HAD A PROGRAM SERVICE PERCENTAGE OF 94.2%; A FOURTH CONSECUTIVE YEAR OF 90% OR HIGHER. THIS FIGURE MEASURES THE PERCENTAGE OF THE ORGANIZATION'S EXPENDITURES THAT WENT TOWARD PROGRAM-RELATED ACTIVITIES.BUILDING HOMES FOR HEROES ENCOURAGES THE VETERANS WE HAVE ASSISTED, OR ARE CURRENTLY ASSISTING, TO TRAVEL TO OUR EVENTS AND TAKE PART IN OTHER ORGANIZATIONAL ENDEAVORS TO SUPPORT OTHER MEN AND WOMEN WHO HAVE BEEN SEVERELY INJURED. BUILDING HOMES FOR HEROES BELIEVES THIS ENABLES OUR RECIPIENTS TO BUILD CAMARADERIE AND SUPPORTIVE RELATIONSHIPS WITH OTHER WOUNDED VETERANS WHO MAY LATER BECOME RECIPIENTS, BUT ALSO TO TAKE ANOTHER STEP TOWARD BEING DEFINED BY THEIR ACCOMPLISHMENTS AND ACTIVITIES, AND NOT THEIR INJURIES OR DISABILITIES.SINCE 2006, BUILDING HOMES FOR HEROES HAS BEEN AT THE FOREFRONT OF MAKING A SIGNIFICANT DIFFERENCE IN THE LIVES OF WOUNDED AMERICAN SERVICE MEMBERS AND THEIR FAMILIES. THE ORGANIZATION GIFTS MORTGAGE-FREE HOMES THAT MEET THE NEEDS OF THE MEN AND WOMEN WHO HAVE SELFLESSLY SERVED OUR COUNTRY. THESE HOMES NOT ONLY HELP TO REMOVE THE FAMILY'S FINANCIAL BURDEN, THEY HELP TO RESTORE THE INDIVIDUAL'S FREEDOM, AND ENABLE THE VETERAN TO LEAD A MORE INDEPENDENT AND PRODUCTIVE CIVILIAN LIFE. DURING THE FISCAL YEAR ENDED 12/31/2013, BUILDING HOMES FOR HEROES MORE THAN DOUBLED ITS OUTPUT FROM 2012 ON A YEAR-OVER-YEAR BASIS, WITH $6.47 MILLION IN TOTAL PROGRAM SERVICES HAVING A DIRECT IMPACT ON VETERANS IN NEED THROUGHOUT THE COUNTRY. THE ORGANIZATION GIFTED 17 HOMES IN 2013, WITH THE POTENTIAL OF GIFTING 25-30 HOMES IN 2014. ORGANIZATIONAL EFFICIENCY AND SOUND FISCAL RESPONSIBILITY ARE OF UTMOST IMPORTANCE AT BUILDING HOMES FOR HEROES; NEITHER ITS PRESIDENT NOR ITS BOARD MEMBERS ARE COMPENSATED FOR THEIR DUTIES. THE ORGANIZATION STRIVES TO KEEP ADMINISTRATIVE AND FUNDRAISING COSTS AT A MINIMUM, THUS ONLY A SMALL PERCENTAGE OF FUNDS ARE ALLOCATED TO OVERHEAD COSTS. BASED ON FISCAL YEAR AUDITED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS ENDING DECEMBER 31, 2013, THE ORGANIZATION HAD A PROGRAM SERVICE PERCENTAGE OF APPROXIMATELY 94.9%. THIS FIGURE MEASURES THE PERCENTAGE OF THE ORGANIZATION'S EXPENDITURES THAT WENT DIRECTLY TOWARD PROGRAM-RELATED ACTIVITIES. TO FURTHER ASSIST VETERANS, THE ORGANIZATION HAS ADDED PROGRAMS, INCLUDING FINANCIAL PLANNING SERVICES, FAMILY FUNDING, AND EMERGENCY SUPPORT. EACH HOME RECIPIENT IS PROVIDED WITH A FINANCIAL PLANNING REPRESENTATIVE. THIS PROGRAM IS DESIGNED TO PROVIDE THE NEW, AND SOMETIMES FIRST-TIME, HOMEOWNERS WITH ADVICE AND GUIDANCE NEEDED TO MAINTAIN HOME EXPENSES AND TO PLAN FOR A SUCCESSFUL FUTURE. BUILDING HOMES FOR HEROES ENCOURAGES THE WOUNDED VETERANS WE HAVE ASSISTED, OR ARE CURRENTLY ASSISTING, TO TRAVEL TO OUR EVENTS AND TAKE PART IN OTHER ORGANIZATIONAL ENDEAVORS TO SUPPORT OTHER MEN AND WOMEN WHO HAVE BEEN SEVERELY INJURED. BUILDING HOMES FOR HEROES BELIEVES THIS ENABLES OUR RECIPIENTS TO BUILD CAMARADERIE AND SUPPORTIVE RELATIONSHIPS WITH OTHER WOUNDED VETERANS WHO MAY LATER BECOME RECIPIENTS, BUT ALSO TO TAKE ANOTHER STEP TOWARD BEING DEFINED BY THEIR ACCOMPLISHMENTS AND ACTIVITIES, AND NOT THEIR INJURIES OR DISABILITIES. IT IS THE ORGANIZATION'S HONOR TO SUPPORT THE SERVICEMEN AND WOMEN WHO LOYALLY AND COURAGEOUSLY SERVE THE COUNTRY IN THE ARMED FORCES. 
TEAM BUILDING - AN ANNUAL TEAM BUILDING EVENT HOSTED BY BHH IS DESIGNED TO STRENGTHEN BONDS AND CAMARADERIE AMONG VETERANS AND THEIR FAMILIES. THE CONFERENCE COMPRISES FAMILY FUN, INSPIRATIONAL ACTIVITIES, RECOGNIZABLE SUPPORT AND EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS, GIVING OUR VETERANS THE OPPORTUNITY TO REUNITE WITH THEIR FELLOW SERVICEMEN AND WOMEN WHO HAVE STRUGGLED THROUGH SIMILAR ORDEALS, WHICH CAN BE A VERY HEALING AND CATHARTIC EXPERIENCE. THE ORGANIZATION HAS FOUND THIS PROGRAM TO BE TREMENDOUSLY INSPIRING FOR OUR VETERANS AND THEIR FAMILIES.
Program expenses$145,170.00$169,298.00   
Program descriptionTEAM BUILDING - AN ANNUAL TEAM BUILDING EVENT HOSTED BY BHH IS DESIGNED TO STRENGTHEN BONDS AND CAMARADERIE AMONG VETERANS AND THEIR FAMILIES. THE CONFERENCE COMPRISES FAMILY FUN, INSPIRATIONAL ACTIVITIES, RECOGNIZABLE SUPPORT AND EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS, GIVING OUR VETERANS THE OPPORTUNITY TO REUNITE WITH THEIR FELLOW SERVICEMEN AND WOMEN WHO HAVE STRUGGLED THROUGH SIMILAR ORDEALS, WHICH CAN BE A VERY HEALING AND CATHARTIC EXPERIENCE. THE ORGANIZATION HAS FOUND THIS PROGRAM TO BE TREMENDOUSLY INSPIRING FOR OUR VETERANS AND THEIR FAMILIES.TEAM BUILDING - AN ANNUAL TEAM BUILDING EVENT HOSTED BY BUILDING HOMES FOR HEROES IS DESIGNED TO STRENGTHEN BONDS AND CAMARADERIE AMONG VETERANS AND THEIR FAMILIES. THE CONFERENCE COMPRISES FAMILY FUN, INSPIRATIONAL ACTIVITIES, RECOGNIZABLE SUPPORT AND EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS, GIVING OUR VETERANS THE OPPORTUNITY TO REUNITE WITH THEIR FELLOW SERVICEMEN AND WOMEN WHO HAVE STRUGGLED THROUGH SIMILAR ORDEALS, WHICH CAN BE A VERY HEALING AND CATHARTIC EXPERIENCE. THE ORGANIZATION HAS FOUND THIS PROGRAM TO BE TREMENDOUSLY INSPIRING FOR OUR VETERANS AND THEIR FAMILIES.   
Financial data
Revenue
Total revenue$13,179,200.00$17,599,497.00$8,992,675.00$6,824,213.00 
Revenue from contributions (total)$13,178,992.00$17,599,379.00$8,992,572.00$6,824,104.00$6,208,724.00
Revenue from noncash contributions$7,564,340.00$11,206,862.00$5,146,929.00$1,142,615.00 
Investment income, current yr$208.00$118.00$103.00$109.00 
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr$13,178,992.00$17,599,379.00$8,992,572.00$6,824,104.00 
Total unrelated business revenue$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Other revenue, current yr$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Net unrelated business taxable revenue$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Program service revenue (total) $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Gross receipts$13,381,791.00$17,843,261.00$9,283,371.00$7,057,977.00 
Sources of contributions
Revenue from fundraising events$315,646.00$203,805.00$371,027.00$223,145.00 
Revenue from gov't grants$762,362.00$1,613,935.00$662,371.00  
Revenue from all other contributions$12,100,984.00$15,781,639.00$7,959,174.00$6,600,959.00 
Other types of revenue
Income from dividends, interest, and similar investments$208.00$118.00$103.00$109.00 
Net rental income $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Net income from fundraising events$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Expense categories (totals)
Total functional expenses: sum of all$9,695,664.00$9,860,315.00$7,993,389.00$6,701,578.00 
Total functional expenses: program service $9,015,377.00$9,250,402.00$7,555,489.00$6,384,066.00 
Total functional expenses: management and general$513,103.00$442,249.00$263,506.00$149,419.00 
Total functional expenses: fundraising$167,184.00$167,664.00$174,394.00$168,093.00 
Fees for services
Fundraising service fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$18,699,716.00$16,275,699.00$8,358,814.00$6,451,088.00$5,147,824.00
Total assets, beginning of year$16,275,699.00$8,358,814.00$6,451,088.00$5,147,824.00 
Total liabilities$3,054,593.00$4,114,112.00$3,936,409.00$3,027,969.00$1,847,340.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year$4,114,112.00$3,936,409.00$3,027,969.00$1,847,340.00 
Pledges & accounts receivable, net$2,287,112.00$2,095,677.00$1,673,371.00$0.00 
Unrestricted net assets, end of yr$3,242,441.00$2,400,296.00$1,442,033.00$1,309,293.00 
Temporarily restricted net assets$12,402,682.00$9,761,291.00$2,980,372.00$2,113,826.00 
Net assets$15,645,123.00$12,161,587.00$4,422,405.00$3,423,119.00 
Net assets, beginning of year$12,161,587.00$4,422,405.00$3,423,119.00$3,300,484.00 
Other liabilities$2,489,907.00$3,410,078.00$3,218,975.00$2,600,155.00 
Other assets$15,030,111.00$12,787,487.00$6,339,059.00$4,716,519.00 
Cash: non-interest bearing$1,327,836.00$1,334,067.00$284,486.00$1,657,953.00 
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year$1,334,067.00$284,486.00$1,657,953.00$1,582,090.00 
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses$3,483,536.00$7,739,182.00$999,286.00$122,635.00 
Advertising (total)$411,450.00$279,810.00$19,718.00$18,690.00 
Savings & temp cash investment$52,170.00$48,476.00$45,300.00$67,616.00 
Prepaid expenses & deferred charges$0.00$5,000.00$9,000.00$9,000.00 
Accounts payable & accrued expenses$564,686.00$704,034.00$717,434.00$427,814.00 
Total net assets or fund balances$15,645,123.00$12,161,587.00$4,422,405.00$3,423,119.00 
Depreciation, depletion, amortization$2,505.00$2,606.00$2,203.00  
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members7777 
Number of independent voting members6666 
Financial sheets auditedTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Relationships among key personnelTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Accrual accountingTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Tax year start date2016-01-012015-01-012014-01-012013-01-01 
Tax year end date2016-12-012015-12-012014-12-012013-12-012012-12-01
Metadata about the filing
E-return type: 990, 990EZ, or 990PF990990990990 
Reason for form submission
Amended return True   
Date e-filing submitted2017-11-072017-08-092015-08-132014-10-21 
IRS schema version2016v3.02015v3.02014v5.02013v3.0 
Filing identifier201722439349300747201740559349300809201521489349300012201441509349300214 
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