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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Police Athletic League of Philadelphia

Cops Helping Kids.

80.27

3068 Belgrade Street Philadelphia, PA 19134
tel: (215) 291-9000   Web Site
EIN: 23-1507837

Board Leadership
Ron Rabena
Chairman of the Board

CEO
April Thomas-Jones
Executive Director

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  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 80.27
  Financial 73.00
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00
This rating was published 06/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

We aspire to be the premier youth serving organization in the city, by reducing crime, promoting character development, and improving educational outcomes.

We do this by having Philadelphia Police Officers, supported by civilians, offer sports and other educational and cultural programs to youth in centers in some of the city's highest crime and lowest income neighborhoods. PAL Centers are safe havens, offering a variety programs and other events to attract, engage, and, develop more than 15,000 of Philadelphia's youth.

We aspire to be the premier youth serving organization in the city, by reducing crime, promoting character development, and improving educational outcomes.

We do this by having Philadelphia Police Officers, supported by civilians, offer sports and other educational and cultural programs to youth in centers in some of the city's highest crime and lowest income neighborhoods. PAL Centers are safe havens, offering a variety programs and other events to attract, engage, and, develop more than 15,000 of Philadelphia's youth.

Financial

73.00

Accountability & Transparency

93.00

This rating was published 06/01/2021 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)
64.2%
  Administrative Expenses 16.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 19.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.21
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.66
  Program Expenses Growth 2.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Police Athletic League of Philadelphia on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Police Athletic League of Philadelphia on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Police Athletic League of Philadelphia (PA) 80.27
Boy Scouts of America, Old Hickory Council (NC) 88.15
Boys & Girls Clubs of Wake County (NC) 96.02
Homeboy Industries (CA) 89.68
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Middle Tennessee (TN) 87.98

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,099,842
   Federated Campaigns $31,426
   Membership Dues $10,650
   Fundraising Events $825,737
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $349,801
Total Contributions $3,317,456
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $3,317,456
   Other Revenue $191,147
TOTAL REVENUE $3,508,603
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,226,629
   Administrative Expenses $562,853
   Fundraising Expenses $586,726
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,376,208
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $132,395
   
Net Assets $9,214,388

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
Athletic Programs $1,377,423 61.9%
Educational Programs $632,386 28.4%
Cultural Programs $216,820 9.7%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-08 06/01/2021 80.27
2018-08 12/01/2019 83.32
2017-08 12/21/2018 87.25
2016-08 03/01/2018 84.78
2015-08 03/01/2017 83.37
2014-08 06/01/2016 69.74
 
CN 2.0
2014-08 10/01/2015 64.56
2013-08 11/01/2014 69.08
2012-08 11/01/2013 67.98
2011-08 07/01/2013 67.18

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

EIN 23-1507837
Name in IRS Master File POLICE ATHLETIC LEAGUE OF PHILADELPHIA
NTEE Code O20
NTEE Classification Youth Centers, Clubs, Multipurpose
NTEE Type Youth Development
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (298) Training in sports
(59) Other school related activities
(318) Other recreational 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 February, 1949
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End August
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • August, 2017
  • August, 2016
  • August, 2015
  • August, 2014
  • August, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$173,115 5.12% Theodore Qualli Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Police Athletic League of Philadelphia (PA) 80.27
More Than Words (MA) 96.58
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Miami (FL) 96.65
Northern New Jersey Council, Boy Scouts of America (NJ) 85.63
Union League Boys & Girls Clubs (IL) 92.39

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Charity Contact Info

Police Athletic League of Philadelphia
3068 Belgrade Street
Philadelphia, PA 19134
tel: (215) 291-9000
fax: (215) 426-3263
EIN: 23-1507837

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Board Leadership

Ron Rabena
Chairman of the Board

CEO

April Thomas-Jones
Executive Director

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