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International : Development and Relief Services

Safe Passage

Hope, education, opportunity

three stars

84.19

49 Farm View Drive Suite 302
New Gloucester, ME 04260
tel: (207) 846-1188   Web Site
EIN: 01-0532835

Board Leadership
Susanna Place
President

CEO
Mary Jo Amani
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 84.19 three stars
  Financial 77.65 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1999, Safe Passage works with the poorest at-risk children of families working in the Guatemala City garbage dump. Within a safe and caring environment, we provide a comprehensive and integrated program that fosters hope, good health, educational achievement, self-sufficiency, self esteem and confidence. Our primary focus is on creating opportunities and dignity through the power of education. Since its founding, Safe Passage has grown from educating 40 children to over 500. It represents a community comprised of children and their families living at the Guatemala City dump, a dedicated local Guatemalan staff, and caring sponsors and volunteers from Guatemala and around the world.

Founded in 1999, Safe Passage works with the poorest at-risk children of families working in the Guatemala City garbage dump. Within a safe and caring environment, we provide a comprehensive and integrated program that fosters hope, good health, educational achievement, self-sufficiency, self esteem and confidence. Our primary focus is on creating opportunities and dignity through the power of education. Since its founding, Safe Passage has grown from educating 40 children to over 500. It represents a community comprised of children and their families living at the Guatemala City dump, a dedicated local Guatemalan staff, and caring sponsors and volunteers from Guatemala and around the world.

Financial

two stars

77.65

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 05/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
76.8%
  Administrative Expenses 5.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 17.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.23
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.14
  Program Expenses Growth -0.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Safe Passage on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Safe Passage on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Safe Passage (ME) 84.19 three stars
Coptic Orphans (VA) 93.15 four stars
Hands and Feet Project (TN) 94.34 four stars
Christian Relief Fund (TX) 95.32 four stars
India Development and Relief Fund, Inc. (IDRF) (MD) 100.00 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,586,316
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $37,724
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,624,040
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,624,040
   Other Revenue $167,886
TOTAL REVENUE $1,791,926
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,666,420
   Administrative Expenses $117,666
   Fundraising Expenses $416,487
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,200,573
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-408,647
   
Net Assets $3,634,555

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 05/01/2018 84.19 three stars
2016-06 06/01/2017 93.24 four stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 95.10 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2015-06 04/01/2016 90.97 four stars
2014-06 03/01/2015 91.86 four stars
2013-06 06/01/2014 80.94 three stars
2012-06 07/01/2013 80.88 three stars
2011-06 04/01/2012 90.00 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 81.47 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 12/01/2010 78.51 two stars
2008-12 02/01/2010 79.91 two stars
2007-12 12/01/2008 98.51 four stars
2006-12 06/01/2008 93.93 four stars
2005-12 12/01/2006 93.92 four stars
2004-12 07/01/2006 90.71 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 01-0532835
Name in IRS Master File SAFE PASSAGE
NTEE Code Q33
NTEE Classification International Relief
NTEE Type International, Foreign Affairs and National Security
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
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 May, 2001
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013

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

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$79,064 3.59% Todd Amani Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Safe Passage (ME) 84.19 three stars
Help the Helpless (MN) 94.74 four stars
Unbound (KS) 90.06 four stars
World Vision (WA) 86.15 three stars
All God's Children International (WA) 88.55 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Safe Passage
49 Farm View Drive
Suite 302
New Gloucester, ME 04260
tel: (207) 846-1188
fax: (207) 926-8244
EIN: 01-0532835

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Board Leadership

Susanna Place
President

CEO

Mary Jo Amani
Executive Director

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