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Human Services : Children's and Family Services

For Love of Children

Education to empower young people - closing the advantage gap

three stars

80.90

1763 Columbia Road, NW Washington, DC 20009
tel: (202) 462-8686   Web Site
EIN: 52-6064548

Board Leadership
Colin Kimpel
Chair

CEO
Brandelyn Anderson
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 80.90 three stars
  Financial 73.29 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

For Love of Children (FLOC) has worked to protect and inspire thousands of Washington, DC's most vulnerable children and youth, and to strengthen their families, since its founding in 1965. Today, FLOC's mission is to offer educational services that equip high-risk children and youth with the skills necessary to break the cycle of poverty, become life-long learners, and make substantial contributions to their communities. Through example and partnership, For Love of Children will use education to empower young people and their families to close society's achievement gap. For the past 40 years, FLOC has helped more than 10,000 children discover and build on their dreams for a bright future.

For Love of Children (FLOC) has worked to protect and inspire thousands of Washington, DC's most vulnerable children and youth, and to strengthen their families, since its founding in 1965. Today, FLOC's mission is to offer educational services that equip high-risk children and youth with the skills necessary to break the cycle of poverty, become life-long learners, and make substantial contributions to their communities. Through example and partnership, For Love of Children will use education to empower young people and their families to close society's achievement gap. For the past 40 years, FLOC has helped more than 10,000 children discover and build on their dreams for a bright future.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2019
Number of volunteers
425
Number of students showing improvement in test scores
599
Number of youth who plan to attend post-secondary education
599
Number of youth who demonstrate that they have developed knowledge about occupations
599
Hours of mentoring
30
This impact information is current as of March 2020, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

two stars

73.29

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
78.9%
  Administrative Expenses 3.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 17.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.18
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.60
  Program Expenses Growth < 0.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 23.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by For Love of Children on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by For Love of Children on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
For Love of Children (DC) 80.90 three stars
Jewish Family Service of Metrowest New Jersey (NJ) 87.18 three stars
Guardian Angel Settlement Association (MO) 90.58 four stars
Jewish Family Service of Los Angeles (CA) 88.38 three stars
St. Ann's Center for Children, Youth and Families (MD) 88.46 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,741,072
   Federated Campaigns $116,387
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,857,459
   Program Service Revenue $109,411
Total Primary Revenue $1,966,870
   Other Revenue $33,579
TOTAL REVENUE $2,000,449
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,601,247
   Administrative Expenses $72,620
   Fundraising Expenses $328,088
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,001,955
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,506
   
Net Assets $1,435,079

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Scholars Program $614,900 38.4%
Neighborhood Tutoring Program $508,136 31.7%
Outdoor Education Center $396,991 24.8%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-09 08/01/2019 80.90 three stars
2017-09 07/01/2018 81.96 three stars
2016-09 10/01/2017 82.61 three stars
2015-09 10/01/2016 88.36 three stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 88.96 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 11/01/2015 87.08 three stars
2013-09 12/01/2014 88.32 three stars
2012-09 09/01/2013 82.58 three stars
2011-09 06/01/2012 82.13 three stars
2010-09 09/20/2011 84.33 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-09 07/01/2011 76.50 two stars
2009-09 06/01/2010 77.25 two stars
2008-09 09/01/2009 73.67 two stars
2007-09 05/01/2008 78.70 two stars
2006-09 10/01/2007 63.85 one star
2005-09 09/01/2006 66.97 one star
2004-09 09/01/2005 64.27 one star

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 52-6064548
Name in IRS Master File FLOC FOR LOVE OF CHILDREN
NTEE Code P20
NTEE Classification Human Service Organizations - Multipurpose
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (399) Other housing activities
(328) Combat juvenile delinquency
(349) Other youth organization or activities
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date February, 1966
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • September, 2018
  • September, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
Not compensated -- Brandelyn Anderson Interim Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$100,781 5.03% Timothy Payne Former Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
For Love of Children (DC) 80.90 three stars
House of Ruth, Washington, D.C. (DC) 90.71 four stars
St. Ann's Center for Children, Youth and Families (MD) 88.46 three stars
Jewish Social Service Agency (MD) 94.74 four stars
The Korean-American Family Service Center, Inc. (NY) 89.16 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

For Love of Children
1763 Columbia Road, NW
Washington, DC 20009
tel: (202) 462-8686
fax: (202) 462-9280
EIN: 52-6064548

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Board Leadership

Colin Kimpel
Chair

CEO

Brandelyn Anderson
Executive Director

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