BILLINGS FORGE COMMUNITY WORKS INC

Address
227 LAWRENCE STREET
HARTFORD, CT 06106
Contact
Website: http://www.billingsforgeworks.org
Phone: +1 (860) 548-9877
Nonprofit
NTEE: S20 - Community, Neighborhood Development, Improvement (General)
EIN: 26-1412551

Mission

BILLINGS FORGE COMMUNITY WORKS, INC. ("BFCW") IS A NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION HOUSED IN THE BILLINGS FORGE APARTMENT COMPLEX IN THE FROG HOLLOW NEIGHBORHOOD OF HARTFORD, CT. THE PRIMARY CHARGE OF BFCW IS TO INVEST IN THIS UNDERSERVED COMMUNITY BY ENGAGING COMMUNITY MEMBERS IN A RANGE OF COMMUNITY-BUILDING AND ENHANCING PROGRAMS. BFCW PROVIDES JOB TRAINING, FOOD ACCESS, AND SUSTAINABLE SOCIAL ENTERPRISES TO CHANGE LIVES, BUILD COMMUNITY, AND CREATE OPPORTUNITIES.
 20172015201420132012
Basic features of the organization
Year of formation2008
Subsection code03
PF filing required0    
Metropolitan statistical area3283
Form of organization
CorporationTrue
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Total compensation of current key personnel$149,761.00$171,546.00$145,696.00$127,556.00$142,845.00
Sum of reportable (W2/1099) compensation$149,761.00$141,833.00$145,696.00$130,502.00$142,845.00
Number of employees7259614327
Number of people compensated >$100k11111
Number of volunteers202020200
Number of highly compensated contractors0000 
Personnel
Alfaro, Ana
Title DIRECTOR   
Name of key/compensated person ANA ALFARO   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director True   
Average hours per week working for org 1.00   
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   
Batchelder, Sara
TitleDIRECTOR    
Name of key/compensated personSARA BATCHELDER    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Average hours per week working for org1.00    
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    
Blazar, Jim
Title  DIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated person  JIM BLAZARJIM BLAZARJIM BLAZAR
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  TrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org  1.001.001.00
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
Durand, Josh
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personJOSH DURANDJOSH DURANDJOSH DURANDJOSH DURANDJOSH DURAND
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$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$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Glassman, Mary
Title    DIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated person    MARY GLASSMAN
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director    True
Average hours per week working for org    1.00
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
Hanley, Mike
Title DIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated person MIKE HANLEYMIKE HANLEYMIKE HANLEYMIKE HANLEY
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org 1.001.001.001.00
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
Hendrigan, Aimee
TitleSECRETARY/TREASURERSECRETARY/TREASURERSECRETARY/TREASURERSECRETARY/TREASURERSECRETARY/TREASURER
Name of key/compensated personAIMEE HENDRIGANAIMEE HENDRIGANAIMEE HENDRIGANAIMEE HENDRIGANAIMEE HENDRIGAN
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$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$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Hollant, Rich
TitleDIRECTOR    
Name of key/compensated personRICH HOLLANT    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Average hours per week working for org1.00    
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    
MacDonald, Joan
Title  DIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated person  JOAN MACDONALDJOAN MACDONALDJOAN MACDONALD
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  TrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org  1.001.001.00
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
Marchak, Marge
TitleDIRECTOR    
Name of key/compensated personMARGE MARCHAK    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Average hours per week working for org1.00    
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    
McDonald, Joan
Title DIRECTOR   
Name of key/compensated person JOAN MCDONALD   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director True   
Average hours per week working for org 1.00   
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   
Melville, Ruth
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personRUTH MELVILLERUTH MELVILLERUTH MELVILLERUTH MELVILLERUTH MELVILLE
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$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$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Mitchell, Michaela
TitleDIRECTOR    
Name of key/compensated personMICHAELA MITCHELL    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Average hours per week working for org1.00    
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    
Motley, John
Title   DIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated person   JOHN MOTLEYJOHN MOTLEY
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director   TrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org   1.001.00
Reportable compensation from org   $0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs   $0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs    $0.00$0.00
Moynihan, Timothy
Title    DIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated person    TIMOTHY MOYNIHAN
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director    True
Average hours per week working for org    1.00
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
Patricelli, Margaret
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR  
Name of key/compensated personMARGARET PATRICELLIMARGARET PATRICELLIMARGARET PATRICELLI  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.00  
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  
Rojas, Jason
TitleDIRECTORVICE CHAIRVICE CHAIRVICE CHAIRVICE CHAIR
Name of key/compensated personJASON ROJASJASON ROJASJASON ROJASJASON ROJASJASON ROJAS
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$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$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Rutland, Kenya
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTOR   
Name of key/compensated personKENYA RUTLANDKENYA RUTLAND   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org1.001.00   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Scott, Gordon
Title  DIRECTORDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated person  GORDON SCOTTGORDON SCOTT 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  TrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org  1.001.00 
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00$0.00 
Smithberger, Raymond
TitleVICE CHAIRDIRECTORDIRECTOR  
Name of key/compensated personRAYMOND SMITHBERGERRAYMOND SMITHBERGERRAYMOND SMITHBERGER  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.00  
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  
Stotts, Michael
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personMICHAEL STOTTSMICHAEL STOTTSMICHAEL STOTTSMICHAEL STOTTSMICHAEL STOTTS
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$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$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Surette, Jahn
TitleBOARD CHAIRDIRECTORDIRECTOR  
Name of key/compensated personJAHN MARIE SURETTEJAHN MARIE SURETTEJAHN MARIE SURETTE  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.00  
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  
Wheaton, Cary
TitleEXECUTIVE DIRECTOREXECUTIVE DIRECTOREXECUTIVE DIRECTOREXECUTIVE DIRECTOREXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personCARY WHEATONCARY WHEATONCARY WHEATONCARY WHEATONCARY WHEATON
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org40.0040.0040.0040.0040.00
Reportable compensation from org$149,761.00$141,833.00$145,696.00$130,502.00$142,845.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$19,389.00$18,602.00$12,000.00$13,370.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Wheeler, Nancy
TitleDIRECTORBOARD CHAIRBOARD CHAIRBOARD CHAIRBOARD CHAIR
Name of key/compensated personNANCY WHEELERNANCY WHEELERNANCY WHEELERNANCY WHEELERNANCY WHEELER
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$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$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Purpose: mission, activities, & accomplishments
Mission or significant activitiesBILLINGS FORGE COMMUNITY WORKS, INC. PROVIDES JOB TRAINING, FOOD ACCESS, AND SUSTAINABLE SOCIAL ENTERPRISES TO HELP PEOPLE CHANGE THEIR LIVES.BILLINGS FORGE COMMUNITY WORKS IS A NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION HOUSED IN THE BILLINGS FORGE APARTMENT COMPLEX IN THE FROG HOLLOW NEIGHBORHOOD OF HARTFORD, CT. THE PRIMARY CHARGE OF BILLINGS FORGE COMMUNITY WORKS IS TO INVEST IN THIS UNDERDESERVED COMMUNITY BY ENGAGING COMMUNITY MEMBERS IN A RANGE OF COMMUNITY-BUILDING AND ENHANCED PROGRAMS. BILLINGS FORGE COMMUNITY WORKS IS HELPING TO BUILD FROG HOLLOW COMMUNITY WHERE HOME IS MORE THAN FOUR WALLS AND A ROOF.BILLINGS FORGE COMMUNITY WORKS IS A NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION HOUSED IN THE BILLINGS FORGE APARTMENT COMPLEX IN THE FROG HOLLOW NEIGHBORHOOD OF HARTFORD, CT. THE PRIMARY CHARGE OF BILLINGS FORGE COMMUNITY WORKS IS TO INVEST IN THIS UNDERDESERVED COMMUNITY BY ENGAGING COMMUNITY MEMBERS IN A RANGE OF COMMUNITY-BUILDING AND ENHANCED PROGRAMS. BILLINGS FORGE COMMUNITY WORKS IS HELPING TO BUILD FROG HOLLOW COMMUNITY WHERE HOME IS MORE THAN FOUR WALLS AND A ROOF.BILLINGS FORGE COMMUNITY WORKS IS A NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION HOUSED IN THE BILLINGS FORGE APARTMENT COMPLEX IN THE FROG HOLLOW NEIGHBORHOOD OF HARTFORD, CT. THE PRIMARY CHARGE OF BILLINGS FORGE COMMUNITY WORKS IS TO INVEST IN THIS UNDERDESERVED COMMUNITY BY ENGAGING COMMUNITY MEMBERS IN A RANGE OF COMMUNITY-BUILDING AND ENHANCED PROGRAMS. BILLINGS FORGE COMMUNITY WORKS IS HELPING TO BUILD FROG HOLLOW COMMUNITY WHERE HOME IS MORE THAN FOUR WALLS AND A ROOF.BILLINGS FORGE COMMUNITY WORKS IS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE DEVELOPMENT AND MANAGEMENT OF PROJECTS AND PROGRAMS IN THE FROG HOLLOW NEIGHBORHOOD OF HARTFORD, CT THAT REPLACE DISINVESTMENT WITH INVESTMENT, CREATE A SHARED SENSE OF MISSION, OFFER EDUCATION AND TRAINING, AND UNDERSCORE THE IDEA THAT A GOOD PLACE TO LIVE IS MORE THAN JUST FOUR WALLS AND A ROOF.
Program service expenses, total$1,704,824.00$1,508,220.00$1,454,421.00$1,230,026.00$1,022,770.00
Programs, including revenue & expenses
PROVIDE JOB TRAINING, FOOD ACCESS, AND SUSTAINABLE SOCIAL ENTERPRISES TO CHANGE LIVES, BUILD COMMUNITY, AND CREATE OPPORTUNITIES.
Program expenses$1,704,824.00    
Program revenue$852,730.00    
Program descriptionPROVIDE JOB TRAINING, FOOD ACCESS, AND SUSTAINABLE SOCIAL ENTERPRISES TO CHANGE LIVES, BUILD COMMUNITY, AND CREATE OPPORTUNITIES.    
TO CREATE A SHARED SENSE OF MISSION, OFFER EDUCATION AND TRAINING, AND UNDERSCORE THE IDEA THAT A GOOD PLACE TO LIVE IS MORE THAN JUST FOUR WALLS AND A ROOF.
Program expenses $1,508,220.00$1,454,421.00$1,230,026.00$1,022,770.00
Program revenue $766,811.00$817,710.00$702,457.00$442,184.00
Program description TO CREATE A SHARED SENSE OF MISSION, OFFER EDUCATION AND TRAINING, AND UNDERSCORE THE IDEA THAT A GOOD PLACE TO LIVE IS MORE THAN JUST FOUR WALLS AND A ROOF.TO CREATE A SHARED SENSE OF MISSION, OFFER EDUCATION AND TRAINING, AND UNDERSCORE THE IDEA THAT A GOOD PLACE TO LIVE IS MORE THAN JUST FOUR WALLS AND A ROOF.TO CREATE A SHARED SENSE OF MISSION, OFFER EDUCATION AND TRAINING, AND UNDERSCORE THE IDEA THAT A GOOD PLACE TO LIVE IS MORE THAN JUST FOUR WALLS AND A ROOF.TO CREATE A SHARED SENSE OF MISSION, OFFER EDUCATION AND TRAINING, AND UNDERSCORE THE IDEA THAT A GOOD PLACE TO LIVE IS MORE THAN JUST FOUR WALLS AND A ROOF.
Financial data
Revenue
Total revenue$1,894,390.00$1,846,445.00$1,775,816.00$1,700,218.00$1,363,538.00
Revenue from contributions (total)$1,045,213.00$1,101,589.00$882,022.00$953,051.00$816,306.00
Investment income, current yr$0.00$101.00$112.00$296.00$987.00
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr$1,045,213.00$1,101,589.00$882,022.00$953,051.00$816,306.00
Total unrelated business revenue$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other revenue, current yr-$3,553.00-$22,056.00$75,972.00$44,414.00$104,061.00
Net unrelated business taxable revenue$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Program service revenue (total)$852,730.00$766,811.00$817,710.00$702,457.00$442,184.00
Gross receipts$1,923,783.00$1,936,922.00$1,857,088.00$1,787,700.00$1,394,682.00
Sources of contributions
Revenue from fundraising events$74,710.00$75,537.00   
Revenue from gov't grants$74,841.00    
Revenue from all other contributions$895,662.00$1,026,052.00$882,022.00$953,051.00$816,306.00
Other types of revenue
Income from dividends, interest, and similar investments $101.00$112.00$296.00$987.00
Net rental income $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Net income from fundraising events-$3,553.00-$22,056.00$75,972.00$44,414.00$104,061.00
Expense categories (totals)
Total functional expenses: sum of all$2,172,541.00$2,003,347.00$1,920,664.00$1,636,636.00$1,288,866.00
Total functional expenses: program service $1,704,824.00$1,508,220.00$1,454,421.00$1,230,026.00$1,022,770.00
Total functional expenses: management and general$210,471.00$495,127.00$466,243.00$406,610.00$266,096.00
Total functional expenses: fundraising$257,246.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Fees for services
Legal fees (total)$319.00$512.00$2,140.00$8,282.00$3,068.00
Fundraising service fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$521,355.00$845,809.00$992,311.00$572,783.00$713,523.00
Total assets, beginning of year$945,640.00$992,311.00$572,783.00$713,523.00$1,079,850.00
Total liabilities$51,961.00$95,344.00$634,944.00$70,568.00$274,890.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year$198,095.00$634,944.00$70,568.00$274,890.00$715,889.00
Unrestricted net assets, end of yr$146,230.00$58,270.00$197,852.00$402,507.00$438,633.00
Temporarily restricted net assets$323,164.00$692,195.00$159,515.00$99,708.00 
Net assets$469,394.00$750,465.00$357,367.00$502,215.00$438,633.00
Net assets, beginning of year$747,545.00$357,367.00$502,215.00$438,633.00$363,961.00
Cash: non-interest bearing$173,308.00$502,220.00$590,684.00$125,980.00$328,010.00
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year$607,279.00$590,684.00$125,980.00$328,010.00$560,192.00
Inventories for sale or use$17,425.00$12,492.00$12,627.00$11,512.00$7,591.00
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses-$278,151.00-$156,902.00-$144,848.00$63,582.00$74,672.00
Advertising (total)$28,265.00$4,502.00$6,591.00$17,459.00$15,470.00
Accounts receivable, net$48,974.00$24,493.00$53,102.00$73,737.00$27,959.00
Prepaid expenses & deferred charges$22,281.00$20,452.00$11,374.00$6,006.00$2,775.00
Accounts payable & accrued expenses$51,961.00$95,344.00$84,944.00$70,568.00$59,890.00
Deferred revenue $0.00$550,000.00 $215,000.00
Unsecured notes & loans to unrelated parties$0.00    
Total net assets or fund balances$469,394.00$750,465.00$357,367.00$502,215.00$438,633.00
Depreciation, depletion, amortization$31,934.00$55,377.00$56,105.00$52,216.00$49,282.00
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members1413141212
Number of independent voting members1413141212
Financial sheets auditedTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Accrual accountingTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Tax year start date2017-01-012015-01-012014-01-012013-01-012012-01-01
Tax year end date2017-12-012015-12-012014-12-012013-12-012012-12-01
Metadata about the filing
E-return type: 990, 990EZ, or 990PF990990990990990
Date e-filing submitted2018-10-102016-10-042015-08-062014-10-092013-08-09
IRS schema version2017v2.32015v2.12014v5.02013v3.02012v2.1
Filing identifier201812189349300406201641389349300864201541349349302629201411359349301756201331939349300208
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