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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

75.15

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 75.15 two stars
  Financial 65.09 one star
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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.

Financial

one star

65.09

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 06/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
73.1%
  Administrative Expenses 9.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 17.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.38
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.12
  Program Expenses Growth 6.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 78.3%
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) 75.15 two stars
Citizens' Committee for Children of New York (NY) 87.09 three stars
Center for the Study of Social Policy (DC) 87.10 three stars
Pennsylvania Partnerships for Children (PA) 87.75 three stars
Child Abuse Network (OK) 88.01 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,266,242
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,525,451
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,791,693
   Program Service Revenue $1,321,562
Total Primary Revenue $4,113,255
   Other Revenue $35,834
TOTAL REVENUE $4,149,089
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,281,825
   Administrative Expenses $521,071
   Fundraising Expenses $948,438
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,751,334
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,602,245
   
Net Assets $708,170

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 $4,281,825 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 06/01/2021 75.15 two stars
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

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)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$208,971 3.63% Sandy Santana President, Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Children's Rights (NY) 75.15 two stars
Family First (FL) 87.62 three stars
CASA of St. Louis (MO) 87.83 three stars
Child Advocates San Antonio (TX) 90.95 four stars
Prevent Child Abuse America (IL) 90.95 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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