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    Catholic Charities of Buffalo

     

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    ...501(c)(3) organization

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    ...https://ccwny.org/

    ...741 DELAWARE AVE
    BUFFALO NY 14209-2201

    716-218-1400


    BUFFALO NY | IRS ruling year: 1946 | EIN: 16-0743251  

     

    Catholic Charities of Buffalo is a Catholic sponsored human service agency serving anyone in need in the eight counties of Western New York. Believing all persons are created by God, we advocate for equity and justice for all people and empower individuals, children and families to achieve and maintain meaningful, healthy and productive lives.

    Our mission-focused services include counseling for all ages, basic emergency assistance, behavioral health, relationship and substance use counseling, educational and job readiness, older adult programs, parish outreach, and programs that address prevention and treatment of a number of family issues. In 2021, Catholic Charities served 125,000 WNYers without regard to age, race or religion. The agency is an accredited charity of the Better Business Bureau Foundation of Upstate New York.

     


    Rating Information

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    This charity's score is 90%, earning it a Four-Star rating. If this organization aligns with your passions and values, you can give with confidence.


    This overall score is calculated from multiple beacon scores: 90% Accountability & Finance, 10% Leadership & Adaptability. Learn more about our criteria and methodology.

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     Important note on the timeliness of ratings

    The IRS is significantly delayed in processing nonprofits' annual tax filings (Forms 990). As a result, the Accountability & Finance score for Catholic Charities of Buffalo is outdated and the overall rating may not be representative of its current operations. Please check with the charity directly for any questions you may have.

    Rating Report

    • Impact & Results
    • Accountability & Finance
    • Culture & Community
    • Leadership & Adaptability
    Accountability & Finance
    Impact & ResultsAccountability & FinanceCulture & CommunityLeadership & Adaptability

     

    Accountability & Finance

     

    Catholic Charities of Buffalo has earned a 89% for the Accountability & Finance beacon. See the metrics below for more information.

    This beacon provides an assessment of a charity's financial health (financial efficiency, sustainability, and trustworthiness) and its commitment to governance practices and policies.

    This Accountability & Finance score represents IRS Form 990 data up until FY 2021, which is the most recent Form 990 currently available to us. 

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    Accountability and Transparency
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    ...Partial Credit
      
    ...No Credit
      
    ...Not Applicable
    Governance
    Policies
    Transparency

    Financial Metrics
    ...Full Credit
      
    ...Partial Credit
      
    ...No Credit
      
    ...Not Applicable
    ...Liabilities to Assets Ratio - 23.90% - 5/10 pts
    ...Working Capital Ratio - 1.04 years - 10/10 pts
    ...Fundraising Efficiency - $0.04 - 10/10 pts
    ...Administrative Expense Ratio - 14.60% - 10/10 pts
    ...Fundraising Expense Ratio - 4.00% - 10/10 pts
    ...Program Expense Ratio - 81.30% - 8.94/10 pts
    ...Program Expense Growth - -6.61% - 0/10 pts

    Unscored Information

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    Salary of Key Persons - Data Available
    IRS Published Data (Business Master File) - Data Available
    Data Sources (IRS Forms 990) - Data Available
    Pandemic Response - Data Available

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