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Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education

Find the Children

Education, prevention, recovery

24.60

2656 29th Street Suite 203
Santa Monica, CA 90405
tel: (888) 477-6721   Web Site
EIN: 95-3822577

Board Leadership
Dylan Otto
Board Chair

CEO
Rora Jones
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 24.60
  Financial 0.00
  Accountability & Transparency 63.00
This rating was published 10/01/2021 and includes data from FY2020, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Since 1983, Find the Children has been dedicated to the recovery of missing children and to the prevention of the abuse and endangerment of children. We assist families searching for missing children by helping them to access local and federal law enforcement, advising them on the appropriate legal documents, and connecting them with other non-profit organizations or community resources that may help them in their search for their children. We educate parents and children on child safety, and work closely and in conjunction with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. Since our founding, we have assisted thousands of families through our volunteer flyer distribution program and our photo partner program, which sends children's pictures to newspapers and periodicals all over the country.

Since 1983, Find the Children has been dedicated to the recovery of missing children and to the prevention of the abuse and endangerment of children. We assist families searching for missing children by helping them to access local and federal law enforcement, advising them on the appropriate legal documents, and connecting them with other non-profit organizations or community resources that may help them in their search for their children. We educate parents and children on child safety, and work closely and in conjunction with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. Since our founding, we have assisted thousands of families through our volunteer flyer distribution program and our photo partner program, which sends children's pictures to newspapers and periodicals all over the country.

Financial

0.00

Accountability & Transparency

63.00

This rating was published 10/01/2021 and includes data from FY2020, 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)
29.6%
  Administrative Expenses 4.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 65.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.71
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.35
  Program Expenses Growth 4.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Find the Children on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Find the Children on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Find the Children (CA) 24.60
National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (VA) 90.18

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $567,552
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $567,552
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $567,552
   Other Revenue $0
TOTAL REVENUE $567,552
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $223,766
   Administrative Expenses $25,917
   Fundraising Expenses $385,150
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $634,833
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-67,281
   
Net Assets $255,851

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
Education & Outreach $83,063 37.1%
Child Abduction Services $73,964 33.1%
Assistance to Families of Missing Children $66,739 29.8%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2020-08 10/01/2021 24.60
2019-08 10/01/2020 24.60
2018-08 09/03/2019 26.93
2017-08 08/01/2018 26.93
2016-08 06/01/2017 27.59
2015-08 07/01/2016 62.98
2014-08 06/01/2016 64.58
 
CN 2.0
2014-08 10/01/2015 27.59
2013-08 07/01/2014 63.16
2012-08 06/01/2013 70.68
2011-08 05/01/2012 60.02
2010-08 09/20/2011 64.12
 
CN 1.0
2010-08 07/01/2011 55.33
2008-08 08/01/2009 59.03
2007-08 03/01/2009 58.69
2006-08 05/01/2007 38.44
2005-08 07/01/2006 34.97

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

EIN 95-3822577
Name in IRS Master File FIND THE CHILDREN
NTEE Code I24
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
(326) Care and housing of children (orphanage, etc)
(327) Prevention of cruelty to children
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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 June, 1986
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End August
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • August, 2018
  • August, 2017
  • August, 2016
  • August, 2015
  • August, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$58,239 9.17% Rora Jones Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Find the Children (CA) 24.60
National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (VA) 90.18

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Charity Contact Info

Find the Children
2656 29th Street
Suite 203
Santa Monica, CA 90405
tel: (888) 477-6721
EIN: 95-3822577

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Board Leadership

Dylan Otto
Board Chair

CEO

Rora Jones
Executive Director

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