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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Atlanta Children's Shelter

Guiding homeless families with young children to independence

four stars

91.98

607 Peachtree Street, NE Atlanta, GA 30308
tel: (404) 892-3713   Web Site
EIN: 58-1675299

Board Leadership
Alison Jones
Chair

CEO
Sandra Holiday
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.98 four stars
  Financial 89.39 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

three stars

89.39

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 04/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
73.9%
  Administrative Expenses 17.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.88
  Program Expenses Growth 2.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Atlanta Children's Shelter on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Atlanta Children's Shelter on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Atlanta Children's Shelter (GA) 91.98 four stars
Attention Homes (CO) 88.89 three stars
Covenant House Texas (TX) 94.61 four stars
Epworth Children's Home (SC) 97.15 four stars
Youth Eastside Services (WA) 87.17 three stars

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Founded in 1986, the Atlanta Children's Shelter provides free, quality day care, emotional support, an educational curriculum for homeless children, and focused social services for their families. Dedicated to helping families overcome the issues that contribute to homelessness, including domestic violence and job loss, the Atlanta Children's Shelter focuses on the long term self sufficiency of the family - which sets us apart from other Atlanta homeless shelters. Since our opening, the Shelter has provided loving care for 8,000 homeless children and helped guide 5,000 homeless families to stable, self-sufficiency.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $843,995
   Federated Campaigns $69,905
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $487,828
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $28,368
Total Contributions $1,430,096
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,430,096
   Other Revenue $2,846
TOTAL REVENUE $1,432,942
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,048,207
   Administrative Expenses $263,754
   Fundraising Expenses $122,792
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,434,753
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,811
   
Net Assets $2,778,380

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
Early Childhood Education $733,240 70.0%
Social Services $188,094 17.9%
Hire Up Program $76,155 7.3%

Ratings History
Atlanta Children's Shelter has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 04/01/2017 91.98 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 95.04 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/01/2015 90.67 four stars
2013-12 06/01/2015 90.45 four stars
2012-12 04/01/2014 91.49 four stars
2011-12 12/20/2012 89.91 three stars
2010-12 02/01/2012 90.50 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 85.83 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 04/01/2011 83.47 three stars
2008-12 05/01/2010 83.73 three stars
2007-12 12/17/2008 87.23 three stars
2006-12 05/01/2008 74.63 two stars
2005-12 02/01/2008 89.88 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 58-1675299
Name in IRS Master File ATLANTA CHILDRENS SHELTER INC
NTEE Code P85
NTEE Classification Homeless Persons Centers, Services
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (326) Care and housing of children (orphanage, etc)
(574) Day care center
(560) Supplying money, goods or services to the poor
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 October, 1986
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
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  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$98,906 6.89% Sandy Holiday Executive Director

Founded in 1986, the Atlanta Children's Shelter provides free, quality day care, emotional support, an educational curriculum for homeless children, and focused social services for their families. Dedicated to helping families overcome the issues that contribute to homelessness, including domestic violence and job loss, the Atlanta Children's Shelter focuses on the long term self sufficiency of the family - which sets us apart from other Atlanta homeless shelters. Since our opening, the Shelter has provided loving care for 8,000 homeless children and helped guide 5,000 homeless families to stable, self-sufficiency.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Atlanta Children's Shelter (GA) 91.98 four stars
Covenant House New York (NY) 88.56 three stars
Children in Crisis (FL) 89.39 three stars
Our Little Haven (MO) 92.02 four stars
Lives Under Construction Boys Ranch (MO) 88.39 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Atlanta Children's Shelter
607 Peachtree Street, NE
Atlanta, GA 30308
tel: (404) 892-3713
fax: (404) 892-8947
EIN: 58-1675299

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 54322
Atlanta, GA 30308

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Board Leadership

Alison Jones
Chair

CEO

Sandra Holiday
Executive Director

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