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Human Services : Social Services

The SAFE Alliance

Dedicated to stopping abuse for everyone.

93.98

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

Board Leadership
Nelia Robbi
Chair

CEO
Kelly White & Julia Spann
Co-Chief Executive Officers

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  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.98
  Financial 92.50
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00
This rating was published 05/01/2021 and includes data from FY2020, 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.

Financial

92.50

Accountability & Transparency

96.00

This rating was published 05/01/2021 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)
86.6%
  Administrative Expenses 9.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.27
  Program Expenses Growth 39.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 19.2%
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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The SAFE Alliance (TX) 93.98
Rose Brooks Center (MO) 93.91
Between Friends (IL) 87.09
Doorways for Women and Families (VA) 89.18
Community Action Stops Abuse (FL) 91.84

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $6,942,087
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,771,641
   Related Organizations $209,328
   Government Grants $10,594,168
Total Contributions $19,517,224
   Program Service Revenue $2,859,844
Total Primary Revenue $22,377,068
   Other Revenue $-96,789
TOTAL REVENUE $22,280,279
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $19,993,627
   Administrative Expenses $2,108,072
   Fundraising Expenses $945,232
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $23,046,931
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-766,652
   
Net Assets $5,829,073

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 $18,605,921 93.1%
Community Services $1,387,706 6.9%

Ratings History
The SAFE Alliance has received 6 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2020-03 05/01/2021 93.98
2019-03 12/20/2019 92.74
2018-03 04/01/2019 96.37
2016-12 03/01/2018 96.79
2015-12 08/01/2017 95.05
2014-12 06/01/2016 93.55
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 90.31
2014-12 12/22/2015 89.91
2013-12 07/01/2015 91.69
2012-12 06/01/2014 96.07
2012-12 12/20/2013 91.75
2011-12 07/01/2013 95.36
2010-12 03/01/2012 89.81
2009-12 09/20/2011 91.43
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 12/22/2010 98.33
2008-12 04/01/2010 95.80
2007-12 04/01/2009 95.72

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, 2018
  • March, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$149,923 0.65% Julia Spann Co-Chief Executive Officer
Other Salaries of Note
$144,341 0.62% Kelly White Co-Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The SAFE Alliance (TX) 93.98
WEAVE (CA) 90.71
Tuesday's Children (NY) 89.16
HAVEN, Michigan (MI) 89.21
The Tundra Women's Coalition (AK) 88.63

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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

Nelia Robbi
Chair

CEO

Kelly White & Julia Spann
Co-Chief Executive Officers

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