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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Atlanta Children's Shelter

Guiding homeless families with young children to independence

three stars

87.02

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

Board Leadership
Paul Fancher
Chair

CEO
Sandra Holiday
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.02 three stars
  Financial 81.65 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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.

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.

Financial

three stars

81.65

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
73.3%
  Administrative Expenses 14.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.53
  Program Expenses Growth -1.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.2%
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.

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Electronic surveys (by email, tablet, etc), Case management notes, Suggestion box/email
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To identify and remedy poor client service experiences, To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve
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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Atlanta Children's Shelter (GA) 87.02 three stars
Eagle Ranch (GA) 93.56 four stars
Our Little Haven (MO) 90.52 four stars
Tennyson Center for Children (CO) 89.48 three stars
Boys Hope Girls Hope International (MO) 88.46 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $954,643
   Federated Campaigns $141,593
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $425,696
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $28,368
Total Contributions $1,550,300
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,550,300
   Other Revenue $71,533
TOTAL REVENUE $1,621,833
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,009,904
   Administrative Expenses $185,719
   Fundraising Expenses $110,132
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,305,755
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $316,078
   
Net Assets $3,355,038

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 $695,478 68.9%
Social Services $314,426 31.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 05/01/2020 87.02 three stars
2017-12 03/01/2019 84.73 three stars
2016-12 04/01/2018 87.47 three stars
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 B21
NTEE Classification Kindergarten, Preschool, Nursery School, Early Admissions
NTEE Type Educational Institutions and Related Activities
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
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$105,623 8.08% Sandra Holiday Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Atlanta Children's Shelter (GA) 87.02 three stars
Kids In Crisis (CT) 86.43 three stars
Avenues for Youth (MN) 90.80 four stars
Watson Children's Shelter (MT) 91.20 four stars
Covenant House California (CA) 96.46 four 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

Paul Fancher
Chair

CEO

Sandra Holiday
Executive Director

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