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Human Services : Social Services

Wilkinson Center

Pathways Out of Poverty

87.16

3402 North Buckner Boulevard Suite 302
Dallas, TX 75228
tel: (214) 821-6380   Web Site
EIN: 75-2712117

Board Leadership
Elizabeth L. Willis
President

CEO
Anne S. Reeder
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.16
  Financial 83.25
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00
This rating was published 02/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

We help clients address barriers to self-sufficiency such as food insecurity, lack of education, unemployment, or underemployment. Wilkinson Center serves County.

Service locations include our Food Pantry, Family Education Center, Uptown office, Eastfield College/Pleasant Grove, and on-site locations at public libraries and partner agencies. Case Managers help clients identify barriers to success, determine individual goals, and define support needed to help achieve objectives. Case Managers refer clients to Wilkinson Center programs or other sources of assistance. Wilkinson Center programs include:

Adult Education: ESL; GED; Computer Literacy; Family Literacy
Employment Access: Skills training; resume help; referrals to employment resources
Financial Education: Financial Literacy classes ; One-on-One Financial Coaching
Food and Emergency Assistance: Food support; benefit screening; rent and utility assistance.

We help clients address barriers to self-sufficiency such as food insecurity, lack of education, unemployment, or underemployment. Wilkinson Center serves County.

Service locations include our Food Pantry, Family Education Center, Uptown office, Eastfield College/Pleasant Grove, and on-site locations at public libraries and partner agencies. Case Managers help clients identify barriers to success, determine individual goals, and define support needed to help achieve objectives. Case Managers refer clients to Wilkinson Center programs or other sources of assistance. Wilkinson Center programs include:

Adult Education: ESL; GED; Computer Literacy; Family Literacy
Employment Access: Skills training; resume help; referrals to employment resources
Financial Education: Financial Literacy classes ; One-on-One Financial Coaching
Food and Emergency Assistance: Food support; benefit screening; rent and utility assistance.

Financial

83.25

Accountability & Transparency

93.00

This rating was published 02/01/2021 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)
78.9%
  Administrative Expenses 4.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 16.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.17
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.32
  Program Expenses Growth 11.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 11.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Wilkinson Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Wilkinson Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Wilkinson Center (TX) 87.16
Neighborhood House of Milwaukee (WI) 92.82
Catholic Community Services of Lane County (OR) 88.85
ProJeCt of Easton (PA) 92.55
Casa De Amigos (TX) 89.60

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,335,540
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $353,985
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,689,525
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,689,525
   Other Revenue $-86,291
TOTAL REVENUE $2,603,234
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,071,904
   Administrative Expenses $129,450
   Fundraising Expenses $447,368
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,648,722
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-45,488
   
Net Assets $810,757

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
Adult Education $1,470,765 71.0%
Food Assistance and Emergency Services $601,139 29.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 02/01/2021 87.16
2018-06 02/01/2020 86.83
2016-12 06/01/2018 89.88
2015-12 06/01/2017 92.79
2014-12 06/01/2016 85.34
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 12/01/2015 80.99
2013-12 07/01/2015 79.65
2012-12 05/01/2014 77.81
2011-12 04/01/2013 84.02
2010-12 02/01/2012 81.37
2009-12 09/20/2011 83.80
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 02/01/2011 85.92
2008-12 04/01/2010 90.17
2007-12 12/17/2008 93.02
2006-12 02/01/2008 92.91
2005-12 02/01/2007 86.68
2004-12 07/01/2006 88.00

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

EIN 75-2712117
Name in IRS Master File WILKINSON CENTER
NTEE Code B28
NTEE Classification Specialized Education Institutions
NTEE Type Educational Institutions and Related Activities
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(569) Referral service (social agencies)
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 September, 1997
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$105,000 3.96% Anne S. Reeder Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Wilkinson Center (TX) 87.16
Stanley M. Isaacs Neighborhood Center (NY) 89.68
Neighborhood House, St. Paul (MN) 88.51
Lower Cape Outreach Council (MA) 88.95
Strong City Baltimore (MD) 88.29

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Charity Contact Info

Wilkinson Center
3402 North Buckner Boulevard
Suite 302
Dallas, TX 75228
tel: (214) 821-6380
fax: (214) 827-1972
EIN: 75-2712117

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 720248
Dallas, TX 75372

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Board Leadership

Elizabeth L. Willis
President

CEO

Anne S. Reeder
Executive Director

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