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Human Services : Children's and Family Services

Treehouse, Washington

Giving foster kids a childhood and a future

four stars

93.60

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

Board Leadership
Tim Davis
Board Chair

CEO
Janis Avery
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.60 four stars
  Financial 90.95 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Treehouse is Washington's leading nonprofit organization addressing the essential education and enrichment needs of kids in foster care. The youth Treehouse serves struggle against tremendous odds: backgrounds of abuse and neglect, parental substance abuse, low incomes, and moves from foster home to foster home while in the care of the state. Treehouse helps 8,000 kids in foster care each year through programs that help them succeed in school, fulfill key material needs, and provide important childhood experiences every child deserves. Treehouse is dedicated to closing the achievement gap between foster children and their peers, and has set an ambitious goal that foster youth in King County will graduate from high school at the same rate as their peers with a plan for their future by 2017. Treehouse gives foster kids a childhood and a future.

Treehouse is Washington's leading nonprofit organization addressing the essential education and enrichment needs of kids in foster care. The youth Treehouse serves struggle against tremendous odds: backgrounds of abuse and neglect, parental substance abuse, low incomes, and moves from foster home to foster home while in the care of the state. Treehouse helps 8,000 kids in foster care each year through programs that help them succeed in school, fulfill key material needs, and provide important childhood experiences every child deserves. Treehouse is dedicated to closing the achievement gap between foster children and their peers, and has set an ambitious goal that foster youth in King County will graduate from high school at the same rate as their peers with a plan for their future by 2017. Treehouse gives foster kids a childhood and a future.

Financial

four stars

90.95

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 04/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
79.6%
  Administrative Expenses 5.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 15.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.16
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.04
  Program Expenses Growth 10.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.7%
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) 93.60 four stars
The Mockingbird Society (WA) 90.57 four stars
Pajama Program (NY) 93.18 four stars
Smoky Mountain Children's Home (TN) 89.16 three stars
Boys and Girls Home of North Carolina (NC) 89.03 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $8,861,379
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $435,168
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $9,296,547
   Program Service Revenue $1,261,618
Total Primary Revenue $10,558,165
   Other Revenue $-33,473
TOTAL REVENUE $10,524,692
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $7,447,626
   Administrative Expenses $495,942
   Fundraising Expenses $1,350,771
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $9,294,339
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,230,353
   
Net Assets $12,146,949

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 $1,839,956 24.7%
Wearhouse $1,557,983 20.9%
Educational Advocacy $987,094 13.3%

Ratings History
Treehouse, Washington has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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)
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  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
  • September, 2012
  • September, 2011

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

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$153,269 1.64% Janis Avery Chief Executive Officer

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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

Tim Davis
Board Chair

CEO

Janis Avery
Chief Executive Officer

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