Repairing Homes, Changing Lives

aka H4H   |   Denton, TX   |
GuideStar Charity Check


EIN: 20-4637974


Improving the living conditions of low-income senior homeowners, age 60 and older, in Denton County, Texas.

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Founder & Executive Director

Susan Frank

Main address

826 East McKinney Street

Denton, TX 76209 USA

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Subject area info

Housing rehabilitation

Home repairs

Population served info


NTEE code info

Home Improvement/Repairs (L81)

Housing Rehabilitation (L25)

IRS subsection

501(c)(3) Public Charity

IRS filing requirement

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

Tax forms

Programs and results

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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?

No Cost Home Repairs

Hearts for Homes is a largely volunteer organization, which holds frequent project work days. Repairs on homes range from yard clean-ups to house painting to plumbing repairs to electrical repairs to roofing repairs. Hearts for Homes coordinates skilled and unskilled volunteers as well as various business partners who work together to make necessary home repairs for qualified seniors in need in order to afford needy, elderly homeowners a well-functioning and comfortable home in which to age in place.

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Where we work


Fiscal year: Jan 01 - Dec 31
Financial documents
2021 Hearts for Homes 2020 Hearts for Homes 2019 H4H 2019 Audit 2017 H4H Audit 2017 - Final.pdf
done  Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant. info

Revenue vs. expenses:  breakdown

SOURCE: IRS Form 990 info
Note: When component data are not available, the graph displays the total Revenue and/or Expense values.

Liquidity in 2021 info

SOURCE: IRS Form 990


Average of 71.27 over 7 years

Months of cash in 2021 info

SOURCE: IRS Form 990


Average of 10.6 over 7 years

Fringe rate in 2021 info

SOURCE: IRS Form 990


Average of 7% over 7 years

Funding sources info

Source: IRS Form 990

Assets & liabilities info

Source: IRS Form 990

Financial data

Source: IRS Form 990 info


Revenue & expenses

Fiscal Year: Jan 01 - Dec 31

SOURCE: IRS Form 990

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Balance sheet

Fiscal Year: Jan 01 - Dec 31

SOURCE: IRS Form 990

The balance sheet gives a snapshot of the financial health of an organization at a particular point in time. An organization's total assets should generally exceed its total liabilities, or it cannot survive long, but the types of assets and liabilities must also be considered. For instance, an organization's current assets (cash, receivables, securities, etc.) should be sufficient to cover its current liabilities (payables, deferred revenue, current year loan, and note payments). Otherwise, the organization may face solvency problems. On the other hand, an organization whose cash and equivalents greatly exceed its current liabilities might not be putting its money to best use.

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Financial trends analysis Glossary & formula definitions

Fiscal Year: Jan 01 - Dec 31

SOURCE: IRS Form 990

This snapshot of HEARTS FOR HOMES’s financial trends applies Nonprofit Finance Fund® analysis to data hosted by GuideStar. While it highlights the data that matter most, remember that context is key – numbers only tell part of any story.

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Profitability info 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Unrestricted surplus (deficit) before depreciation $96,217 $4,727 -$3,755 $40,879 $72,566
As % of expenses 49.5% 1.5% -1.0% 11.8% 20.6%
Unrestricted surplus (deficit) after depreciation $86,964 -$4,004 -$12,791 $28,865 $61,917
As % of expenses 42.7% -1.3% -3.4% 8.0% 17.1%
Revenue composition info
Total revenue (unrestricted & restricted) $265,556 $314,314 $376,460 $361,101 $439,525
Total revenue, % change over prior year 1.8% 18.4% 19.8% -4.1% 21.7%
Program services revenue 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Membership dues 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Investment income 0.0% 0.1% 0.1% 0.0% 0.0%
Government grants 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
All other grants and contributions 100.0% 99.9% 99.4% 99.0% 99.9%
Other revenue 0.0% 0.0% 0.5% 0.9% 0.1%
Expense composition info
Total expenses before depreciation $194,509 $309,587 $365,215 $347,222 $352,379
Total expenses, % change over prior year 28.5% 59.2% 18.0% -4.9% 1.5%
Personnel 29.4% 32.7% 34.2% 47.2% 39.1%
Professional fees 1.6% 0.6% 1.9% 2.3% 2.5%
Occupancy 15.9% 12.0% 10.9% 11.5% 12.5%
Interest 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Pass-through 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
All other expenses 53.2% 54.8% 53.0% 39.0% 45.9%
Full cost components (estimated) info 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Total expenses (after depreciation) $203,762 $318,318 $374,251 $359,236 $363,028
One month of savings $16,209 $25,799 $30,435 $28,935 $29,365
Debt principal payment $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Fixed asset additions $9,309 $9,758 $0 $26,610 $0
Total full costs (estimated) $229,280 $353,875 $404,686 $414,781 $392,393

Capital structure indicators

Liquidity info 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Months of cash 15.6 9.5 8.7 8.8 11.6
Months of cash and investments 15.6 9.5 8.7 8.8 11.6
Months of estimated liquid unrestricted net assets 15.4 9.5 7.9 8.8 11.2
Balance sheet composition info 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Cash $253,276 $245,982 $263,893 $254,967 $340,266
Investments $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Receivables $0 $0 $0 $0 $550
Gross land, buildings, equipment (LBE) $97,690 $107,448 $107,448 $129,782 $130,412
Accumulated depreciation (as a % of LBE) 64.5% 66.7% 75.1% 68.2% 76.0%
Liabilities (as a % of assets) 2.1% 1.3% 3.2% 4.4% 2.7%
Unrestricted net assets $284,936 $280,932 $268,141 $297,006 $358,923
Temporarily restricted net assets $20,000 $20,000 N/A N/A N/A
Permanently restricted net assets $0 $0 N/A N/A N/A
Total restricted net assets $20,000 $20,000 $35,000 $8,000 $22,580
Total net assets $304,936 $300,932 $303,141 $305,006 $381,503

Key data checks

Key data checks info 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Material data errors No No No No No


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

Form 1023/1024 is not available for this organization

Founder & Executive Director

Susan Frank

Susan Frank is the founder and full-time director of Hearts for Homes. As a step of obedience and faith, she left her position at Liberty Christian School in Argyle, Texas, where she had been employed for many years. Susan has a servant's heart and a natural bent for home remodeling/repair. Those giftings and her love for people are vital to this ministry. Susan is married to Larry, and has two adult children and five grandchildren. She attends Lifegate Church in Denton, Texas.

Number of employees

Source: IRS Form 990


Officers, directors, trustees, and key employees

SOURCE: IRS Form 990

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Board of directors
as of 05/11/2023
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
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Board chair

Mr. Brett Walford

Fisher59 Properties

Term: 2023 - 2025

Janet Shelton

CPA, Southern Stretch Forming

Susan Frank

Founder & Executive Director, Hearts for Homes

Mike Vance

DATCU Credit Union

Donna Raney


Lisa Cave

Branch Manager, Point Bank

Don Armstrong


Barbara Ingraham

H4H client

Andy Braack

Community Loan Officer, First United Bank

Ron Strelke

Owner, Force Home Services

Sam Williamson

Assistant Director of Assessment, University of North Texas

Brett Walford

President, Fisher59 Properties

Teresa Starrett

Retired Educator

Jeff Bennett

Owner, Access Overhead Door

Board leadership practices

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Yes
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? No

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 5/11/2023

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Equity strategies

Last updated: 05/11/2023

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  • We have long-term strategic plans and measurable goals for creating a culture such that one’s race identity has no influence on how they fare within the organization.
Policies and processes
  • We engage everyone, from the board to staff levels of the organization, in race equity work and ensure that individuals understand their roles in creating culture such that one’s race identity has no influence on how they fare within the organization.