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Human Services : Social Services

East Cooper Community Outreach

Neighbors Helping Neighbors

96.66

1145 Six Mile Road Mount Pleasant, SC 29466
tel: (843) 849-9220   Web Site
EIN: 57-0939280

Board Leadership
Danny Rowland
President

CEO
Stephanie Kelley
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 96.66
  Financial 97.50
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00
This rating was published 10/01/2021 and includes data from FY2020, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded as an emergency relief effort in 1989 after the devastation from Hurricane Hugo, East Cooper Community Outreach (ECCO) has since grown into a permanent resource for the community with three main service areas: Assistance, Guidance, and Resources. Thousands of individuals each year receive assistance for food, clothing, household furnishings, financial aid, dental care, medical care, prescription assistance, and counseling, along with access to community resources for financial literacy classes, computer skills training, job readiness workshops, and asset development.

Enhanced through personal interactions with staff who provide individualized support and coaching for each client, ECCO meets each client where they are and helps them navigate the challenges they are facing with care and compassion. ECCO is also a place where people who want to help their neighbors in need can find meaningful ways to share their time, talent, and treasure.

Founded as an emergency relief effort in 1989 after the devastation from Hurricane Hugo, East Cooper Community Outreach (ECCO) has since grown into a permanent resource for the community with three main service areas: Assistance, Guidance, and Resources. Thousands of individuals each year receive assistance for food, clothing, household furnishings, financial aid, dental care, medical care, prescription assistance, and counseling, along with access to community resources for financial literacy classes, computer skills training, job readiness workshops, and asset development.

Enhanced through personal interactions with staff who provide individualized support and coaching for each client, ECCO meets each client where they are and helps them navigate the challenges they are facing with care and compassion. ECCO is also a place where people who want to help their neighbors in need can find meaningful ways to share their time, talent, and treasure.

Financial

97.50

Accountability & Transparency

96.00

This rating was published 10/01/2021 and includes data from FY2020, 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)
88.7%
  Administrative Expenses 7.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.49
  Program Expenses Growth 11.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by East Cooper Community Outreach on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by East Cooper Community Outreach on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
East Cooper Community Outreach (SC) 96.66
Katy Christian Ministries (TX) 91.16
OUR Center (CO) 93.26
Father Fred Foundation (MI) 91.36
Crisis Control Ministry (NC) 89.02

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,028,431
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $32,446
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $149,208
Total Contributions $3,210,085
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $3,210,085
   Other Revenue $29,438
TOTAL REVENUE $3,239,523
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,245,143
   Administrative Expenses $204,316
   Fundraising Expenses $122,443
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,571,902
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $667,621
   
Net Assets $3,315,828

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
Case Management $1,861,646 82.9%
Health Services $383,497 17.1%

Ratings History
East Cooper Community Outreach has received 6 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2020-06 10/01/2021 96.66
2019-06 06/01/2020 94.42
2018-06 06/01/2019 93.75
2017-06 07/01/2018 97.17
2015-06 11/01/2016 92.22
2014-06 06/01/2016 91.93
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 89.60
2013-06 09/01/2014 88.31
2012-06 05/01/2013 83.90

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

EIN 57-0939280
Name in IRS Master File EAST COOPER COMMUNITY OUTREACH
NTEE Code P60
NTEE Classification Emergency Assistance (Food, Clothing, Cash)
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (902) Emergency or disaster aid fund
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 June, 1992
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$90,325 3.51% Stephanie M. Kelley Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
East Cooper Community Outreach (SC) 96.66
Jewish Foundation for the Righteous (NJ) 89.69
LIFT (DC) 85.01
St. Vincent de Paul Detroit (MI) 86.36
American Friends of Yad Eliezer (NJ) 93.98

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Charity Contact Info

East Cooper Community Outreach
1145 Six Mile Road
Mount Pleasant, SC 29466
tel: (843) 849-9220
fax: (843) 849-0943
EIN: 57-0939280

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Board Leadership

Danny Rowland
President

CEO

Stephanie Kelley
Executive Director

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