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Purpose Built Families Foundation

Empowering life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.

aka Operation Sacred Trust   |   Fort Lauderdale, FL   |  www.purposebuiltfamilies.com

Mission

Purpose Built Families Foundation is a nationally-accredited 501c3 nonprofit that delivers compassionate, client-centered, trauma-informed care to address underlying causes of poverty, homelessness, addiction, and suicide. Creating a safer, saner, more loving world.

Ruling year info

2015

President/CEO

Seth Eisenberg

Main address

201 SE 2nd Street

Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301 USA

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EIN

47-4321566

NTEE code info

Public, Society Benefit - Multipurpose and Other N.E.C. (W99)

IRS filing requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

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Communication

Programs and results

What we aim to solve

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Ending veteran homelessness through compassion, replicable, measurable client-centered services that address underlying causes of homelessness, suicide, addictions and poverty.

Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Operation Sacred Trust

Nationally, multi-year CARF accredited homeless prevention and rapid rehousing serving more than 1,000 Miami-Dade and Broward county low income veterans annually. Services include outreach and engagement, care management, benefits, health care navigation, housing assistance, and legal aid.

Population(s) Served
Veterans

Where we work

Our results

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

How does this organization measure their results? It's a hard question but an important one.

Number of homeless participants engaged in housing services

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Related Program

Operation Sacred Trust

Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Increasing

Context Notes

Low income veterans receiving rapid rehousing or homelessness prevention services in Broward and Miami Dade counties.

Our Sustainable Development Goals

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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Goals & Strategy

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Learn about the organization's key goals, strategies, capabilities, and progress.

Charting impact

Four powerful questions that require reflection about what really matters - results.

Implement and replicate model for ending veteran homelessness and preventing suicide.

Implementation of nationally accredited rapid rehousing and homelessness prevention programs for low income veterans in Broward and Miami-Dade counties.

24/7/365 Outreach, engagement and service delivery for homeless and at-risk veterans in Miami-Dade and Broward counties.

Agency serves more than 1,000 low income veterans and family members each year, providing financial assistance, care management and a host of wrap around services as a bridge to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.

How we listen

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Seeking feedback from people served makes programs more responsive and effective. Here’s how this organization is listening.

done We demonstrated a willingness to learn more by reviewing resources about feedback practice.
done We shared information about our current feedback practices.
  • Who are the people you serve with your mission?

    Purpose Built Families Foundation serves veterans experience homelessness or facing the imminent risk of homelessness through the agency's Operation Sacred Trust program. The nonprofit helps disrupt homelessness and suicide through evidence-based PAIRS skills training for clergy and behavioral health professionals throughout the world, including nearly 1,000 VA chaplains and mental health professionals who have completed certification training to deliver the agency's Warrior to Soul and PAIRS Essentials programs.

  • How is your organization collecting feedback from the people you serve?

    Electronic surveys (by email, tablet, etc.), Paper surveys, Focus groups or interviews (by phone or in person), Case management notes, Community meetings/Town halls, Constituent (client or resident, etc.) advisory committees, Suggestion box/email,

  • How is your organization using feedback from the people you serve?

    To identify and remedy poor client service experiences, To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To identify where we are less inclusive or equitable across demographic groups, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve, To understand people's needs and how we can help them achieve their goals,

  • What significant change resulted from feedback?

    Added two full time attorneys to provide direct legal assistance, expanded housing department to deepen relationships with local landlords and property managers and encourage prioritization for homeless veterans, expanded services to include 45-bed transitional housing community.

  • With whom is the organization sharing feedback?

    The people we serve, Our staff, Our board, Our funders, Our community partners,

  • How has asking for feedback from the people you serve changed your relationship?

    From inception, our programs have requested and valued feedback from participants and stakeholders at every level. Purpose Built Families Foundation's commitment to client-centered best practices are the heart of our approach.

  • Which of the following feedback practices does your organization routinely carry out?

    We take steps to get feedback from marginalized or under-represented people, We aim to collect feedback from as many people we serve as possible, We take steps to ensure people feel comfortable being honest with us, We look for patterns in feedback based on demographics (e.g., race, age, gender, etc.), We look for patterns in feedback based on people’s interactions with us (e.g., site, frequency of service, etc.), We engage the people who provide feedback in looking for ways we can improve in response, We act on the feedback we receive, We tell the people who gave us feedback how we acted on their feedback, We ask the people who gave us feedback how well they think we responded,

  • What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?

    It is difficult to get the people we serve to respond to requests for feedback, The people we serve tell us they find data collection burdensome, It is difficult to find the ongoing funding to support feedback collection, Staff find it hard to prioritize feedback collection and review due to lack of time,

Financials

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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Purpose Built Families Foundation

Board of directors
as of 12/09/2022
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Mr. Robert Henthorn

Ameritrade Worldwide

Term: 2020 - 2023

Alex Eisenberg

Forward Medical

Michael Eisenberg

Eisenthesky Productions

David Butter

Greenberg Traurig

Paul Lawrence

Jeff Ross

Seth Eisenberg

Purpose Built Families Foundation

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 12/8/2022

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Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
White/Caucasian/European
Gender identity
Male, Not transgender (cisgender)
Sexual orientation
Heterosexual or Straight
Disability status
Decline to state

Race & ethnicity

No data

Gender identity

 

Sexual orientation

No data

Disability

No data