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Human Services : Children's and Family Services

Treehouse, Washington

Giving foster kids a childhood and a future

four stars

92.23

2100 24th Avenue South Suite 200
Seattle, WA 98144
tel: (206) 767-7000   Web Site
EIN: 91-1425676

Board Leadership
Amy Mullins
Board Chair

CEO
Lisa Chin
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.23 four stars
  Financial 89.02 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1988 by social workers, Treehouse is Washington's leading nonprofit organization addressing the academic and other essential support needs of more than 7,000 youth in foster care. We're committed to every youth in care statewide achieving a relevant credential, living wage job and stable housing. With fierce optimism, we fight the structural inequities that impact all of us. Treehouse gives foster kids a childhood and a future.

Founded in 1988 by social workers, Treehouse is Washington's leading nonprofit organization addressing the academic and other essential support needs of more than 7,000 youth in foster care. We're committed to every youth in care statewide achieving a relevant credential, living wage job and stable housing. With fierce optimism, we fight the structural inequities that impact all of us. Treehouse gives foster kids a childhood and a future.

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Financial

three stars

89.02

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 03/01/2020 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)
81.6%
  Administrative Expenses 5.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.15
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.91
  Program Expenses Growth 10.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 8.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Treehouse, Washington on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Treehouse, Washington on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Treehouse, Washington (WA) 92.23 four stars
New Mexico Christian Children's Home (NM) 91.57 four stars
Boys and Girls Home of North Carolina (NC) 86.12 three stars
Spence-Chapin Services to Families and Children (NY) 85.27 three stars
Presbyterian Children's Homes and Services (TX) 97.66 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $11,392,801
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $447,826
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $11,840,627
   Program Service Revenue $4,007,357
Total Primary Revenue $15,847,984
   Other Revenue $-1,528
TOTAL REVENUE $15,846,456
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $10,163,899
   Administrative Expenses $594,095
   Fundraising Expenses $1,529,655
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $12,287,649
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $3,558,807
   
Net Assets $14,717,067

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
Graduate Success Program $3,291,885 32.4%
Wearhouse $1,638,022 16.1%
Educational Advocacy $1,063,750 10.5%
Little Wishes and Summer Opportunities $868,422 8.5%

Ratings History
Treehouse, Washington has received 5 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-09 03/01/2020 92.23 four stars
2017-09 03/01/2019 92.05 four stars
2016-09 03/01/2018 93.68 four stars
2015-09 04/01/2017 93.60 four stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 91.78 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 02/01/2016 87.85 three stars
2013-09 12/01/2015 90.71 four stars
2013-09 05/01/2015 90.29 four stars
2012-09 11/01/2014 90.23 four stars
2012-09 02/01/2014 89.83 three stars
2011-09 12/01/2012 83.32 three stars
2010-09 12/01/2011 88.23 three stars
2009-09 09/20/2011 90.62 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-09 12/01/2010 88.42 three stars
2008-09 10/01/2009 90.75 four stars
2007-09 10/01/2008 96.18 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 91-1425676
Name in IRS Master File TREEHOUSE
NTEE Code O50
NTEE Classification Youth Development Programs, Other
NTEE Type Youth Development
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (320) Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, etc.
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 December, 1989
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, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$190,835 1.55% Janis Avery CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Treehouse, Washington (WA) 92.23 four stars
Boys & Girls Aid (OR) 89.63 three stars
The Adoption Exchange (CO) 88.32 three stars
Pajama Program (NY) 98.16 four stars
The Mockingbird Society (WA) 88.04 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Treehouse, Washington
2100 24th Avenue South
Suite 200
Seattle, WA 98144
tel: (206) 767-7000
fax: (206) 767-7773
EIN: 91-1425676

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Board Leadership

Amy Mullins
Board Chair

CEO

Lisa Chin
Chief Executive Officer

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