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Human Services : Children's and Family Services

Children's Rights

Advocating on behalf of abused and neglected children in the United States

two stars

78.38

88 Pine Street Suite 800
New York, NY 10005
tel: (212) 683-2210   Web Site
EIN: 13-3801864

Board Leadership
Megan Shattuck
Chair

CEO
Sandy Santana
President & Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 78.38 two stars
  Financial 69.70 one star
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

About Children's Rights
Every day, children are harmed by America's broken child welfare, juvenile justice, education, and healthcare systems. Through relentless strategic advocacy and legal action, we hold governments accountable for keeping kids safe and healthy.

About Children's Rights
Every day, children are harmed by America's broken child welfare, juvenile justice, education, and healthcare systems. Through relentless strategic advocacy and legal action, we hold governments accountable for keeping kids safe and healthy.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2019
Number of abused and neglected children served
100,430
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

one star

69.70

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 12/01/2019 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)
73.2%
  Administrative Expenses 11.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 15.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.37
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.44
  Program Expenses Growth 5.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 25.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Children's Rights on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Children's Rights on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Children's Rights (NY) 78.38 two stars
Kentucky Youth Advocates (KY) 95.91 four stars
Center for the Study of Social Policy (DC) 87.07 three stars
Child Abuse Network (OK) 88.01 three stars
Prevent Child Abuse America (IL) 92.92 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,468,404
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,200,457
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,668,861
   Program Service Revenue $3,371,238
Total Primary Revenue $6,040,099
   Other Revenue $37,552
TOTAL REVENUE $6,077,651
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,057,886
   Administrative Expenses $513,329
   Fundraising Expenses $1,083,811
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,655,026
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $422,625
   
Net Assets $2,310,424

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
Advocacy $4,057,886 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 12/01/2019 78.38 two stars
2018-12 11/01/2019 77.20 two stars
2017-12 03/01/2019 81.71 three stars
2016-12 07/01/2018 82.53 three stars
2016-12 06/01/2018 82.40 three stars
2015-12 11/01/2017 83.01 three stars
2015-12 02/01/2017 81.31 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 82.92 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 77.23 two stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 92.83 four stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 81.92 three stars
2011-12 03/01/2013 90.70 four stars
2010-12 02/01/2012 87.48 three stars
2010-12 11/01/2011 85.26 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 83.73 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 02/01/2011 84.68 three stars
2008-12 04/01/2010 80.13 three stars
2007-12 12/01/2008 79.93 two stars
2006-12 12/01/2007 81.01 three stars
2005-12 12/15/2006 70.22 two 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 13-3801864
Name in IRS Master File CHILDRENS RIGHTS INC
NTEE Code R20
NTEE Classification Civil Rights, Advocacy for Specific Groups
NTEE Type Civil Rights, Social Action, Advocacy
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (995) Described in section 509(a)(2) of the Code
(430) Defense of human and civil rights
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 April, 1995
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$204,215 3.61% Sandy Santana President & Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Children's Rights (NY) 78.38 two stars
Alliance for Children's Rights (CA) 91.00 four stars
Alliance For Children (TX) 93.10 four stars
CASA of Los Angeles (CA) 85.08 three stars
Court Appointed Special Advocates of Collin County (TX) 91.23 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Children's Rights
88 Pine Street
Suite 800
New York, NY 10005
tel: (212) 683-2210
fax: (212) 683-4015
EIN: 13-3801864

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Board Leadership

Megan Shattuck
Chair

CEO

Sandy Santana
President & Executive Director

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