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The SAFE Alliance

Dedicated to stopping abuse for everyone.

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four stars

96.37

4800 Manor Road Building A
Austin, TX 78723
tel: (512) 267-7233   Web Site
EIN: 74-2320657

Board Leadership
Cameron Brown
Chair

CEO
Kelly White & Julia Spann
Co-Chief Executive Officers

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 96.37 four stars
  Financial 94.88 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The SAFE Alliance is a merger (which took place in January 2017) of Austin Children's Shelter and SafePlace, both long-standing and respected human service agencies in Austin serving the survivors of child abuse, sexual assault and exploitation, and domestic violence. The SAFE Alliance's mission is to lead in ending sexual assault and exploitation, child abuse, and domestic violence through prevention, intervention, and advocacy for change.

The SAFE Alliance is a merger (which took place in January 2017) of Austin Children's Shelter and SafePlace, both long-standing and respected human service agencies in Austin serving the survivors of child abuse, sexual assault and exploitation, and domestic violence. The SAFE Alliance's mission is to lead in ending sexual assault and exploitation, child abuse, and domestic violence through prevention, intervention, and advocacy for change.

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Financial

four stars

94.88

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 04/01/2019 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)
84.6%
  Administrative Expenses 10.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.58
  Program Expenses Growth 54.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 16.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The SAFE Alliance on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The SAFE Alliance on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The SAFE Alliance (TX) 96.37 four stars
Resource and Crisis Center of Galveston County (TX) 91.88 four stars
Human Options (CA) 91.66 four stars
Chrysalis Shelter for Victims of Domestic Violence (AZ) 96.42 four stars
Abused Deaf Women's Advocacy Services (WA) 88.57 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $6,259,313
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,844,626
   Related Organizations $162,053
   Government Grants $8,055,009
Total Contributions $16,321,001
   Program Service Revenue $3,027,323
Total Primary Revenue $19,348,324
   Other Revenue $-145,179
TOTAL REVENUE $19,203,145
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $16,825,682
   Administrative Expenses $1,843,406
   Fundraising Expenses $765,059
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $19,434,147
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-231,002
   
Net Assets $6,866,024

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
Client Services $15,789,585 93.8%
Community Services $1,036,097 6.2%

Ratings History
The SAFE Alliance has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-03 04/01/2019 96.37 four stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 96.79 four stars
2015-12 08/01/2017 95.05 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 93.55 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 90.31 four stars
2014-12 12/22/2015 89.91 three stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 91.69 four stars
2012-12 06/01/2014 96.07 four stars
2012-12 12/20/2013 91.75 four stars
2011-12 07/01/2013 95.36 four stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 89.81 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 91.43 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 12/22/2010 98.33 four stars
2008-12 04/01/2010 95.80 four stars
2007-12 04/01/2009 95.72 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 74-2320657
Name in IRS Master File THE SAFE ALLIANCE
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Organization to Prevent Cruelty to Children
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (326) Care and housing of children (orphanage, 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 November, 1984
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End March
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • March, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$126,866 0.65% Kelly White Co-Chief Executive Officer
Other Salaries of Note
$116,404 0.59% Julia Spann Co-Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The SAFE Alliance (TX) 96.37 four stars
SafeHouse Center (MI) 93.78 four stars
Center for Safety and Change (NY) 90.09 four stars
East Texas Crisis Center (TX) 86.52 three stars
Domestic Violence Center of Chester County (PA) 86.76 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

The SAFE Alliance
4800 Manor Road
Building A
Austin, TX 78723
tel: (512) 267-7233
fax: (512) 499-0438
EIN: 74-2320657

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 19454
Austin, TX 78760

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Board Leadership

Cameron Brown
Chair

CEO

Kelly White & Julia Spann
Co-Chief Executive Officers

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