The HOW Place Inc

Address
6268 Bells Ferry Rd
Acworth, GA 30102
Contact
Phone: +1 (678) 903-1761
Nonprofit
EIN: 30-0279691
Year formed: 1994

Mission

THE HOW PLACE, INC. IS DEDICATED TO HELPING RECOVERING ALCHOLICS, ADDICTS, AND OTHERS SEEKING RECOVERY BY PROVIDING A FACILITY TO BE USED PRIMARILY FOR MEETINGS OF ALCHOLICS ANONYMOUS, NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS, AL-ANON FAMILY GROUPS AND OTHERS.
 20162015201420132012
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Total compensation of current key personnel$0.00    
Sum of reportable (W2/1099) compensation$1,800.00$720.00$2,160.00  
Number of employees000  
Number of people compensated >$100k0    
Number of volunteers151515  
Number of highly compensated contractors0    
Personnel
Bains, Charlie
Title SECRETARYSECRETARYSECRETARY 
Name of key/compensated person CHARLIE BAINSCHARLIE BAINSCHARLIE BAINS 
Position of compensated person
Current officer TrueTrue  
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee   True 
Average hours per week working for org 10.0010.00  
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00  
Champagne, Ray
TitleDirector    
Name of key/compensated personRay Champagne    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Average hours per week working for org10.00    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Davies, Clint
Title DIRECTORDIRECTOR  
Name of key/compensated person CLINT DAVIESCLINT DAVIES  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org 10.0010.00  
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$720.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00  
Dixon, Drew
Title DIRECTORDIRECTOR  
Name of key/compensated person DREW DIXONDREW DIXON  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org 10.0010.00  
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00  
Grady, Mary
TitleDirector    
Name of key/compensated personMary Grady    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Average hours per week working for org10.00    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Hall, Dick
Title DIRECTORDIRECTORPRESIDENT 
Name of key/compensated person DICK HALLDICK HALLDICK HALL 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrue  
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee   True 
Average hours per week working for org 10.0010.00  
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00  
Higgins, Jim
Title VICE PRESIDENTVICE PRESIDENTDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated person JIM HIGGINSJIM HIGGINSJIM HIGGINS 
Position of compensated person
Current officer TrueTrue  
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee   True 
Average hours per week working for org 10.0010.00  
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00  
Johns, Ed
Title DIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated person ED JOHNSED JOHNSED JOHNS 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrue  
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee   True 
Average hours per week working for org 10.0010.00  
Reportable compensation from org $720.00$720.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00  
Johns, Edwards
TitleDirector    
Name of key/compensated personEdwards Johns    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Average hours per week working for org10.00    
Reportable compensation from org$720.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Jolley, John
TitleVice PresidentDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated personJohn JolleyJOHN JOLLEYJOHN JOLLEYJOHN JOLLEY 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrue  
Current officerTrue    
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee   True 
Average hours per week working for org10.0010.0010.00  
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  
Kelley, Brooke
Title   DIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated person   BROOKE KELLEY 
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee   True 
Reportable compensation from org   $0.00 
Lachance, Don
Title PRESIDENTPRESIDENTVICE PRESIDE 
Name of key/compensated person DON LACHANCEDON LACHANCEDON LACHANCE 
Position of compensated person
Current officer TrueTrue  
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee   True 
Average hours per week working for org 10.0010.00  
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00  
Matthews, Vincent
Title   DIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated person   VINCENT MATTHEWS 
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee   True 
Reportable compensation from org   $0.00 
McCoy, Charles
Title   TREASURER 
Name of key/compensated person   CHARLES MCCOY 
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee   True 
Reportable compensation from org   $0.00 
McCoy, Charlie
TitleTreasurerTREASURERTREASURER  
Name of key/compensated personCharlie McCoyCHARLIE MCCOYCHARLIE MCCOY  
Position of compensated person
Current officerTrueTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org10.0010.0010.00  
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  
Norton, Jay
TitlePresident    
Name of key/compensated personJay Norton    
Position of compensated person
Current officerTrue    
Average hours per week working for org10.00    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Orr, Larry
Title DIRECTORDIRECTOR  
Name of key/compensated person LARRY ORRLARRY ORR  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org 10.0010.00  
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00  
Pingree, John
Title DIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated person JOHN PINGREEJOHN PINGREEJOHN PINGREE 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrue  
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee   True 
Average hours per week working for org 10.0010.00  
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$720.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00  
Ridgeway, Warren
TitleDirector    
Name of key/compensated personWarren Ridgeway    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Average hours per week working for org10.00    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Shriver, Raleigh
TitleDirector    
Name of key/compensated personRaleigh Shriver    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Average hours per week working for org10.00    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Taylor, Sheri
TitleDirector  DIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated personSheri Taylor  SHERI TAYLOR 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee   True 
Average hours per week working for org10.00    
Reportable compensation from org$360.00  $0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Wartes, Greg
TitleSecretary    
Name of key/compensated personGreg Wartes    
Position of compensated person
Current officerTrue    
Average hours per week working for org10.00    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Wildt, Tom
TitleDirectorDIRECTORDIRECTOR  
Name of key/compensated personTom WildtTOM WILDTTOM WILDT  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org10.0010.0010.00  
Reportable compensation from org$720.00$0.00$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Purpose: mission, activities, & accomplishments
Mission or significant activitiesTHE HOW PLACE, INC. IS DEDICATED TO HELPING RECOVERING ALCHOLICS, ADDICTS, AND OTHERS SEEKING RECOVERY BY PROVIDING A FACILITY TO BE USED PRIMARILY FOR MEETINGS OF ALCHOLICS ANONYMOUS, NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS, AL-ANON FAMILY GROUPS AND OTHERS.THE HOW PLACE, INC. IS DEDICATED TO HELPING RECOVERING ALCOHOLIC, ADDICT AND OTHERS SEEKING RECOVERY BY PROVIDING A FACILITY TO BE USED PRIMARILY FOR MEETINGS OF ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS, NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS, AL-ANON FAMILY GROUPS AND OTHERTHE HOW PLACE, INC. IS DEDICATED TO HELPING RECOVERING ALCOHOLIC, ADDICT AND OTHERS SEEKING RECOVERY BY PROVIDING A FACILITY TO BE USED PRIMARILY FOR MEETINGS OF ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS, NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS, AL-ANON FAMILY GROUPS AND OTHER  
Primary exempt purpose   THE HOW PLACE, INC. IS DEDICATED TO HELPING THE RECOVERING ALCOHOLIC, ADDICT, AND OTHERS SEEKING RECOVERY BY PROVIDING A FACILITY TO BE USED PRIMARILY FOR MEETINGS OF ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS, NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS, AL-ANON FAMILY GROUPS AND OTHER 12-STEP BASED SELF-HELP GROUPS AND TO PROMOTE FELLOWSHIP AMONG ALCOHOLICS AND OTHERS SEEKING RECOVERY. TO THAT END, THE HOW PLACE, INC. ACTS AS THE HOLDING AND MANAGING AGENCY OF THE PROPERTY AND FACILITIES USED. 
Program service expenses, total$83,945.00$83,262.00$95,450.00$102,448.00 
Programs, including revenue & expense
PROVIDING FACILITIES FOR MEETINGS CONDUCTED IN THE 12-STEP PROGRAMS BY ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS AND LIKE GROUPS
Program expenses$83,945.00$83,262.00$95,450.00  
Grants and allocations made$83,945.00$83,262.00$95,450.00  
Program descriptionPROVIDING FACILITIES FOR MEETINGS CONDUCTED IN THE 12-STEP PROGRAMS BY ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS AND LIKE GROUPSPROVIDING FACILITIES FOR MEETINGS CONDUCTED IN THE 12-STEP PROGRAMS BY ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS AND LIKE GROUPS.PROVIDING FACILITIES FOR MEETINGS CONDUCTED IN THE 12-STEP PROGRAMS BY ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS AND LIKE GROUPS.  
Financial data
Revenue
Total revenue, current year$289,779.00$104,598.00$102,321.00$97,264.00 
Program service revenue, current year$0.00$0.00$0.00$92,795.00 
Investment income, current year$576.00$419.00$484.00$557.00 
Total revenue from grants, etc., current year$95,269.00$104,179.00$101,837.00  
Other revenue, current year$193,934.00$0.00$0.00  
Program service revenue (total)$0.00  $96,265.00$100,852.00
Sources of contributions
Contributions revenue from membership dues$5,590.00$5,120.00$4,415.00  
Revenue from fundraising events$633.00    
Revenue from all other contributions$89,046.00$99,059.00$97,422.00  
Other types of revenue
Royalties (total)$0.00    
Miscellaneous revenue (total)$193,934.00    
Net revenue from gaming (total)$0.00    
Investment income$576.00$419.00$484.00  
Net rental income$0.00    
Net income from fundraising events$0.00    
Net inventory sales (total)$0.00    
Expense categories (totals)
Total expenses, current year$92,608.00$95,894.00$100,015.00$102,448.00$83,583.00
Total functional expenses: program service $83,945.00$83,262.00$95,450.00  
Total functional expenses: management and general$8,663.00$12,632.00$4,565.00  
Total functional expenses: fundraising$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Fees for services
Lobbying fees (total)$0.00    
Total functional expenses: legal fees$4,375.00$12,088.00   
Fundraising service fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00  
General management fees (total)$0.00    
Investment management fees (total)$0.00    
Assets and liabilities
Total assets, end of year$604,120.00$491,019.00$536,872.00$255,751.00 
Total assets, beginning of current year$491,019.00$536,872.00$255,751.00$260,935.00 
Total liabilities, end of year$140,189.00$224,259.00$278,815.00$0.00$0.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year$224,259.00$278,815.00   
Pledges & accounts receivable, net$0.00    
Loans & receivables from key persons$0.00    
Unrestricted net assets, end of year$463,931.00$266,760.00$258,057.00  
Net assets, end of year$463,931.00$266,760.00$258,057.00$255,751.00 
Net assets, beginning of current year$266,760.00$258,057.00$255,751.00  
Intangible assets$0.00    
Other assets$0.00    
Investments: other securities$0.00    
Investments: publicly traded securities$0.00    
Cash: non-interest bearing, end of year$234,394.00$112,892.00$173,348.00  
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year$112,892.00$173,348.00$195,751.00  
Inventories for sale or use, end of year$0.00    
Gross receipts$289,779.00$104,598.00$102,321.00  
Revenue less expenses, current year$197,171.00$8,704.00$2,306.00  
Advertising (total)$0.00    
Savings & temp cash invest$0.00    
Accounts receivable, net$0.00    
Prepaid expenses & deferred charges$0.00    
Secured mortgages and notes payable, end of year$140,189.00$224,259.00$278,815.00  
Total net assets or fund balances, end of year$463,931.00$266,760.00$258,057.00  
Depreciation, depletion, amortization$8,401.00$7,897.00$1,630.00  
Payment to affiliates$0.00    
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members111212  
Number of independent voting members111212  
Cash accounting   True 
Accrual accountingTrueTrueTrue  
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
Return type: 990, 990EZ, or 990PF990990990990EZ 
IRS schema version2016v3.02015v2.12014v5.02013v3.1 
Filing identifier201701049349300615201643209349302154201541819349300509201410489349200416 
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