EIN 41-0872993

Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota

IRS 501(c) type
501(c)(3)
Num. employees
2,485
Year formed
1962
Most recent tax filings
2020-09-01
Description
Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota (LSS) is the largest non-profit social service agency in Minnesota offering a broad range of services in over 300 Minnesota communities.
Related structure
Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota is child organization, under the parent exemption from Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.
Total revenues
$127,619,592
2020
Total expenses
$120,379,535
2020
Total assets
$90,020,807
2020
Num. employees
2,485
2020

Program areas at Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota

Services for people with disabilities: our Service outcomes in this area are focused so that Minnesota's people with disabilities have access to services and a full life in community. This means they have meaningful relationships with others; are fully integrated participants in Social and community networks; are accessing community-supported services; and, are choosing the design and delivery of the support they receive. Our services also include specialized community supports which provides custom, community-based living for children and adults, and is an option for individuals who haven't found successful long-term placement in traditional support settings. Fiscal year 2020 results: 4,771 individuals served through personal support services in our community based services, host home, self-directed services and care coordination services. Individuals served experienced improved outcomes based on their personal goals. These goals may include things such as increasing independence adding assistive technology, through moving to a less restricted environment, obtaining a job in the community, moving to a host home Service or self-directing their services.
Services for older adults: our Service outcomes in this area are focused so that Minnesota's older adults have choice in their services and opportunities to contribute to community. This means they have services that support their independence, well-being and relationships; are choosing the design and delivery of their services; are contributing time and resources to their communities. Fiscal year 2020 results: 1,039,595 meals to 28,840 individuals across Minnesota, including 123,458 unforeseen special project meals due to covid-19; foster grandparents spent 95,460 hours at 93 facilities working with children of all ages, children and youth served by 261 foster grandparents; 286 volunteers provided 73,901 hours of companion services and provided 519,619 miles of transporation; caregiver services provided 1,304 hours of support to give 65 caregivers a break.
Services for children, youth and families: our Service outcomes in this area are focused so that Minnesota's children, youth and families have safe, stable homes and the opportunity to thrive in community. This means they have stable, nurturing homes with a safe place to sleep every night; are fully integrated participants in Social and community networks; are accessing the community-supported services that they need; and are thriving, resilient members of their communities. Fiscal year 2020 results: 793 families received casemanagement services and connections to cultruall-center resources; 432 households recceived supportive housing services; 202 children joined their adoptive families with 247 supported by therapeutic foster care; camp noah served 152 children in 78 communities via virtual camps; through financial counseling 17.8 million was paid back to creditors through a debt management plan with lss; 737 veterens and vetrens family menber were served through the c.o.r.e program; refugee services provided case management to 1,273 recently resettled americans and resettled 90 refugees; 1,376 behavioral health clients accessed 15,000 teleheath vists.

Grants made by Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Ain Dah YungStreet Outreach$102,222
Tri-County Action ProgramTransportation Services$83,582
The LinkStreet Outreach$69,844
...and 6 more grants made

Who funds Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
GrantmakerDescriptionAmount
Minnesota River Area Agency on AgingCaregiver Counseling; Respite and Congregate Meals, Home Delivered Meals$2,925,285
Hearth ConnectionSupportive Housing$1,088,577
Central Minnesota Council on AgingCongregate Dining, Home Delivered Meals and Respite$917,547
...and 59 more grants received totalling $8,272,701
Federal funding details
Federal agencyProgram nameAmount
Department of Health and Human ServicesNUTRITION SERVICES INCENTIVE PROGRAM$1,751,361
Department of Health and Human ServicesTRANSITIONAL LIVING FOR HOMELESS YOUTH$945,976
Corporation for National and Community ServiceFOSTER GRANDPARENT PROGRAM$925,604
...and 64 more federal grants / contracts

Personnel at Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota

NameTitleCompensation
Patrick ThuesonChief Executive Officer$281,038
Michael HurayChief Financial Officer$129,084
Christopher BeachVice President and Chief Development Officer$158,951
Joyce NoralsVice President and Chief Human Resource Officer$183,114
Jeri SchoonoverChief Service Officer
...and 15 more key personnel

Financials for Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota

RevenuesFYE 09/2020
Total grants, contributions, etc.$9,114,858
Program services$118,409,678
Investment income and dividends$129,207
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$-1,455,927
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$878,333
Net income from fundraising events$469,262
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$74,181
Total revenues$127,619,592

Form 990s for Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2020-092021-04-15990View PDF
2019-092020-10-21990View PDF
2018-092019-10-18990View PDF
2017-092018-10-16990View PDF
2016-092017-10-23990View PDF
...and 7 more Form 990s
Data update history
August 4, 2022
Received grants
Identified 15 new grant, including a grant for $1,088,577 from Hearth Connection
September 24, 2021
Received grants
Identified 37 new grant, including a grant for $2,925,285 from Minnesota River Area Agency on Aging
August 22, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2019
July 1, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2020
June 24, 2021
Updated personnel
Identified 4 new personnel
Nonprofit Types
Human service organizationsChapter / child organizationsCharitiesCommunity Action ProgramsChurches
Issues
Human servicesReligionChildrenDiseases and disordersHomelessnessDevelopmentally disabled
Characteristics
ReligiousPolitical advocacyLobbyingFundraising eventsState / local levelReceives government fundingEndowed supportCommunity engagement / volunteeringTax deductible donations
General information
Address
2485 Como Ave
Saint Paul, MN 55108
Metro area
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI
County
Ramsey County, MN
Website URL
lssmn.org/ 
Phone
(651) 642-5990
Facebook page
lssmn 
Twitter profile
@lssofmn 
IRS details
EIN
41-0872993
Fiscal year end
September
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
1962
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
Yes
Categorization
NTEE code, primary
P20: Human Service Organizations
NAICS code, primary
813110: Religious Organizations
Parent/child status
Child within group exemption
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