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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Girls Inc. of Greater Santa Barbara

Inspiring all girls to be strong, smart and bold

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three stars

85.35

531 East Ortega Street Santa Barbara, CA 93103
tel: (805) 963-4757   Web Site
EIN: 95-6006417

Board Leadership
Tracy Jenkins
President

CEO
Barbara Ben-Horin
CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.35 three stars
  Financial 80.89 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1958 as the Girls Club of Santa Barbara, Girls Inc. of Greater Santa Barbara offers girls ages 4-1/2-18 years with opportunities to experience success as they prepare to lead independent and fulfilling lives. At Girls Inc., every girl has the right to be herself and resist gender stereotypes; to express herself with originality and enthusiasm; to take risks, strive freely, and take pride in success; to accept and appreciate her body; to prepare for interesting work and economic independence; and every girl is valued for who she is. Programs today include: Operation SMART, Media Literacy, Economic Literacy, Preventing Adolescent Pregnancy, Sporting Chance, Friendly Peersuasion, Project Bold, and many more.

Founded in 1958 as the Girls Club of Santa Barbara, Girls Inc. of Greater Santa Barbara offers girls ages 4-1/2-18 years with opportunities to experience success as they prepare to lead independent and fulfilling lives. At Girls Inc., every girl has the right to be herself and resist gender stereotypes; to express herself with originality and enthusiasm; to take risks, strive freely, and take pride in success; to accept and appreciate her body; to prepare for interesting work and economic independence; and every girl is valued for who she is. Programs today include: Operation SMART, Media Literacy, Economic Literacy, Preventing Adolescent Pregnancy, Sporting Chance, Friendly Peersuasion, Project Bold, and many more.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2017
Number of girls participating in strong, smart and bold curriculum: 660
660
Number of girls who benefit from scholarship assistance: 443
443
Average number of girls attending after-school program daily: 248
248
Percentage of girls from families earning $30,000 or less and living at or below the federal poverty level: 44%
44
Percentage of girls living in single parent homes: 34%
34
Percentage of girls from ethnic minority groups: 73%
73
Percentage of girls between the ages of 9-11: 29%
29
Percentage of girls bewteen the ages of 12-18: 5%
5
Percentage of girls between the ages of 5-8: 66%
66
Average number of girls attending summer camp program daily: 212
212
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This impact information is current as of March 2019, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

three stars

80.89

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 03/01/2019 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)
74.0%
  Administrative Expenses 13.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.27
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.19
  Program Expenses Growth 4.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 20.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Girls Inc. of Greater Santa Barbara on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Girls Inc. of Greater Santa Barbara on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Girls Inc. of Greater Santa Barbara (CA) 85.35 three stars
Boys & Girls Club of Stamford (CT) 85.14 three stars
Jewish Children's Regional Service (LA) 86.10 three stars
Boy Scouts of America Ore-Ida Council (ID) 89.05 three stars
Boy Scouts of America, Heart of Virginia Council (VA) 87.51 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,554,903
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $264,068
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,818,971
   Program Service Revenue $1,691,043
Total Primary Revenue $3,510,014
   Other Revenue $58,847
TOTAL REVENUE $3,568,861
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,656,889
   Administrative Expenses $418,694
   Fundraising Expenses $555,616
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,631,199
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-62,338
   
Net Assets $8,853,510

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
Center Based Programs $2,258,106 85.0%
Recreational and Competitive Gymnastics Program $398,783 15.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 03/01/2019 85.35 three stars
2016-12 06/01/2018 85.03 three stars
2015-12 07/01/2017 91.03 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 91.83 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 07/01/2015 87.55 three stars
2012-12 12/01/2013 79.53 two stars
2011-12 03/01/2013 79.37 two stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 80.55 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 83.63 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 04/01/2011 81.37 three stars
2008-12 04/01/2010 84.76 three stars
2007-12 12/01/2008 83.54 three stars
2006-12 12/01/2007 84.41 three stars
2005-12 05/01/2007 83.10 three 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 95-6006417
Name in IRS Master File GIRLS INCORPORATED OF GREATER SANTA BARBARA
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
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 (349) Other youth organization or activities
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 January, 1959
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$176,149 4.85% Barbara Ben-Horin CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Girls Inc. of Greater Santa Barbara (CA) 85.35 three stars
Girls Inc. of Omaha (NE) 99.46 four stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Southern Nevada (NV) 93.73 four stars
The West End House Boys & Girls Clubs of Allston-Brighton (MA) 93.90 four stars
Girls Inc. of Greater Atlanta (GA) 89.18 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Girls Inc. of Greater Santa Barbara
531 East Ortega Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93103
tel: (805) 963-4757
fax: (805) 963-3580
EIN: 95-6006417

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Board Leadership

Tracy Jenkins
President

CEO

Barbara Ben-Horin
CEO

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