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Allen Community Outreach

Transforming lives by providing essential human and social services in our communities

four stars

93.98

801 East Main Street Allen, TX 75002
tel: (972) 727-9131   Web Site
EIN: 75-1986190

Board Leadership
Amy Gnadt
President

CEO
Marjorie Vaneskahian Burr
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.98 four stars
  Financial 92.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/20/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Allen Community Outreach (ACO) has been serving its neighbors and friends facing financial crisis in Allen and the surrounding communities in Collin County, Texas since 1985. ACO provides free comprehensive human services to help families avoid hunger and homelessness and gain financial security. ACO offers Income Support with food, clothing, utility and housing assistances; medical visits, exams and prescription assistance. ACO also offers Education and Employment Services including GED classes, college assistance, financial coaching, and career counseling.

Allen Community Outreach (ACO) has been serving its neighbors and friends facing financial crisis in Allen and the surrounding communities in Collin County, Texas since 1985. ACO provides free comprehensive human services to help families avoid hunger and homelessness and gain financial security. ACO offers Income Support with food, clothing, utility and housing assistances; medical visits, exams and prescription assistance. ACO also offers Education and Employment Services including GED classes, college assistance, financial coaching, and career counseling.

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Financial

four stars

92.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 12/20/2019 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)
85.7%
  Administrative Expenses 6.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.60
  Program Expenses Growth 22.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 39.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Allen Community Outreach on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Allen Community Outreach on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Allen Community Outreach (TX) 93.98 four stars
Women's Way (PA) 88.78 three stars
Hastings Family Service (MN) 91.01 four stars
Irving Cares (TX) 90.48 four stars
Sacred Heart Community Service (CA) 90.04 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,808,942
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,808,942
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $3,808,942
   Other Revenue $108,752
TOTAL REVENUE $3,917,694
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,596,269
   Administrative Expenses $286,012
   Fundraising Expenses $289,003
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,171,284
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-253,590
   
Net Assets $1,927,072

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History
Allen Community Outreach has received 7 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 12/20/2019 93.98 four stars
2017-03 12/01/2017 95.43 four stars
2016-03 12/01/2016 96.30 four stars
2015-03 06/01/2016 94.35 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2015-03 02/01/2016 97.09 four stars
2014-03 09/01/2015 94.23 four stars
2012-03 12/01/2013 94.71 four stars
2012-03 12/01/2013 94.71 four stars
2011-03 11/06/2012 82.43 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 75-1986190
Name in IRS Master File ALLEN COMMUNITY OUTREACH
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 (569) Referral service (social agencies)
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, 1985
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
  • March, 2017
  • March, 2016
  • March, 2015
  • March, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$68,001 1.63% Marjorie Vaneskahian Burr Chief Executive Officer
Other Salaries of Note
$76,577 1.83% Monty Moore Former Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Allen Community Outreach (TX) 93.98 four stars
My Brother's Keeper (MA) 90.69 four stars
Girls Educational & Mentoring Services (GEMS) (NY) 85.08 three stars
Inner-City Muslim Action Network (IL) 89.24 three stars
One Voice (CA) 88.53 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Allen Community Outreach
801 East Main Street
Allen, TX 75002
tel: (972) 727-9131
fax: (972) 727-1995
EIN: 75-1986190

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Board Leadership

Amy Gnadt
President

CEO

Marjorie Vaneskahian Burr
Chief Executive Officer

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