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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

A Place Called Home

A positive environment where young people develop tools and are empowered to have successful, fulfilling lives.

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four stars

93.97

2830 South Central Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90011
tel: (323) 232-7653   Web Site
EIN: 95-4427291

Board Leadership
Barbara Glazer
Chair

CEO
Jonathan Zeichner
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.97 four stars
  Financial 92.48 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/21/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

A Place Called Home provides a safe, nurturing environment in South Central Los Angeles where, through programs for education, arts and well-being, underserved youth become the authors of their own lives and are inspired to make a meaningful difference in their community and the world.

A Place Called Home provides a safe, nurturing environment in South Central Los Angeles where, through programs for education, arts and well-being, underserved youth become the authors of their own lives and are inspired to make a meaningful difference in their community and the world.

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Financial

four stars

92.48

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 12/21/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
76.2%
  Administrative Expenses 11.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.70
  Program Expenses Growth 8.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by A Place Called Home on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by A Place Called Home on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
A Place Called Home (CA) 93.97 four stars
Wakeman Boys & Girls Club (CT) 87.65 three stars
Police Athletic League of Jacksonville, Inc. (FL) 87.37 three stars
Girls Inc. of Greater Santa Barbara (CA) 85.35 three stars
After-School All-Stars (CA) 94.81 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $7,019,912
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,051,364
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $8,071,276
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $8,071,276
   Other Revenue $-22,979
TOTAL REVENUE $8,048,297
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,681,605
   Administrative Expenses $755,891
   Fundraising Expenses $731,410
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,168,906
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,879,391
   
Net Assets $9,502,877

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
Educational Services Department $1,367,499 29.2%
Health, Nutrition, and Well Being Program $1,332,288 28.4%
Bridge to the Future $1,141,170 24.4%
Creative Expressions Program $840,648 18.0%

Ratings History
A Place Called Home has received 7 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 12/21/2018 93.97 four stars
2016-06 03/01/2018 92.85 four stars
2015-06 12/01/2016 93.03 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 94.82 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 94.72 four stars
2013-06 03/01/2015 94.10 four stars
2012-06 12/01/2013 94.21 four stars
2011-06 11/06/2012 94.76 four stars
2011-06 10/01/2012 92.79 four stars
2010-06 10/01/2011 84.03 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 76.93 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 07/01/2011 80.29 three stars
2009-06 06/01/2010 88.67 three stars
2007-06 02/01/2009 77.65 two stars
2006-06 10/01/2007 74.24 two stars
2005-06 09/01/2006 74.80 two stars
2004-06 11/01/2005 65.64 one star
2003-06 12/01/2004 90.39 four stars

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

EIN 95-4427291
Name in IRS Master File A PLACE CALLED HOME
NTEE Code Z99
NTEE Classification Unknown
NTEE Type Unknown
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (296) Community center
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 July, 1993
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$177,615 2.87% Jonathan Zeichner Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
A Place Called Home (CA) 93.97 four stars
Row New York (NY) 90.40 four stars
Girl Scouts, Arizona Cactus-Pine Council (AZ) 91.43 four stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Cincinnati (OH) 87.65 three stars
Boy Scouts of America, Las Vegas Area Council (NV) 88.76 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

A Place Called Home
2830 South Central Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90011
tel: (323) 232-7653
fax: (323) 232-0139
EIN: 95-4427291

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Board Leadership

Barbara Glazer
Chair

CEO

Jonathan Zeichner
Executive Director

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