EIN 41-0872993

Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota

IRS 501(c) type
501(c)(3)
Num. employees
3,477
Year formed
1962
Most recent tax filings
2022-09-01
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
$150,582,974
2022
Total expenses
$149,041,360
2022
Total assets
$86,508,394
2022
Num. employees
3,477
2022

Program areas at Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota

Through disability services, we empower people with identified needs to shape the lives they imagine for themselves. In fy 22, we served 4,420 individuals and families through a variety of services, including care coordination support; community residential services; host homes/shared living; specialized community supports for individuals with higher needs; and a medically-sound summer camp for youth with identified needs.
We promote long-term financial stability for people in all stages of life through employment, financial & legal services. In fy 22, we served 23,155 individuals and families through a variety of services, including financial counseling; pooled trusts; supported decision-making and guardianship options; and employment services for families, people with disabilities and adults with a criminal conviction. We help caregivers and older adults maintain healthy, balanced lifestyles through caregiver & companion services. In fy 22, we served 3,984 individuals and families through a variety of services, including caregiver support & respite; emergency care planning; foster grandparent services; and companionship services. We offer healthy, nutritious meal options available to anyone statewide through nutrition services. In fy 22, we served 1,570,587 meals to 33,866 individuals at in-person dining sites, through home-delivered and frozen shipped meals, and to children in school and child care settings.
We keep youth and young families safe while supporting increased stability and a healthy transition to adulthood through youth & young adult services. In fy 22, we served 6,300 individuals and families through a variety of services, including education and group settings, such as freedom school, lgbtia2s+ support groups, kinship support and sexuality education; independent living skills support and resources; youth resource centers; street outreach for youth experiencing or at risk of homelessness; housing services; and health, safety and prevention of sex trafficking. Through refugee services, we help new arrivals secure housing, enroll in classes, find employment and connect with the support they need to gain self-sufficiency. In fy 22, we served 905 individuals and families with resettlement, case management and job placement services including 160 individuals from ukraine and 208 from afghanistan.

Grants made by Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
The LinkStreet Outreach$75,338
Ain Dah YungStreet Outreach$72,587
The Connect Center / St Croix Family Resource CenterStreet Outreach$55,574
...and 7 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$2,499,351
Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service (LIRS)Children Services$1,905,306
Hearth ConnectionSupportive Housing & Crisis Housing Funds$944,448
...and 82 more grants received totalling $8,956,269

Personnel at Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota

NameTitleCompensation
Patrick ThuesonInterim Chief Executive Officer and Chief Executive Officer / Interim Chief Executive Officer As of 9 and 20 and 19 Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer / Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer / Vice President and Chief Financial Officer$284,398
Joe KhawajaChief Financial Officer
Jesse StremchaVice President and Chief Development Officer$171,096
Joyce NoralsVice President and Chief Human Resource Officer$184,792
Jerelee SchoonoverVice President - Chief Services Officer$212,342
...and 15 more key personnel

Financials for Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota

RevenuesFYE 09/2022
Total grants, contributions, etc.$9,839,535
Program services$142,761,555
Investment income and dividends$107,021
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$-2,405,190
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$-243,822
Net income from fundraising events$367,937
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$155,938
Total revenues$150,582,974

Form 990s for Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2022-092023-08-14990View PDF
2021-092022-07-05990View PDF
2020-092021-04-15990View PDF
2019-092020-10-21990View PDF
2018-092019-10-18990View PDF
...and 9 more Form 990s
Data update history
September 29, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2022
August 19, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2021
August 19, 2023
Received grants
Identified 69 new grant, including a grant for $2,499,351 from Minnesota River Area Agency on Aging
June 26, 2023
Updated personnel
Identified 11 new personnel
May 6, 2023
Received grants
Identified 3 new grant, including a grant for $176,854 from Saint Paul and Minnesota Foundation
Nonprofit Types
Human service organizationsSenior centersChapter / child organizationsCharitiesChurches
Issues
HealthHuman servicesReligionDiseases and disordersHomelessness
Characteristics
ReligiousPolitical advocacyLobbyingFundraising eventsState / local levelReceives government fundingEndowed supportCommunity engagement / volunteeringGala fundraisersTax 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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