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Human Services : Children's and Family Services

Hope Cottage

nurturing and building families through education, counseling and adoption services

four stars

91.58

609 Texas Street Dallas, TX 75204
tel: (800) 944-4460   Web Site
EIN: 75-0800652

Board Leadership
Shannon Hills-Clina
President

CEO
Sonyia Hartwell
Chief Executive Officer

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.58 four stars
  Financial 95.47 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 03/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Hope Cottage Pregnancy and Adoption Center is the oldest non-sectarian, nonprofit adoption center in Dallas. It began in 1918 with the vision of one woman, Emma Wylie Ballard, who recognized a need to provide care for Dallas's unwanted children. Hope Cottage nurtures and builds families through education, counseling and adoption services. The vision of Hope Cottage is to: be the preeminent resource whose services enable every child to have a family; children, women and families to thrive; every adoptive family to be educated and prepared; women in crisis pregnancies to make informed decisions, and; our community to embrace all families.

Hope Cottage Pregnancy and Adoption Center is the oldest non-sectarian, nonprofit adoption center in Dallas. It began in 1918 with the vision of one woman, Emma Wylie Ballard, who recognized a need to provide care for Dallas's unwanted children. Hope Cottage nurtures and builds families through education, counseling and adoption services. The vision of Hope Cottage is to: be the preeminent resource whose services enable every child to have a family; children, women and families to thrive; every adoptive family to be educated and prepared; women in crisis pregnancies to make informed decisions, and; our community to embrace all families.

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Financial

four stars

95.47

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 03/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
77.9%
  Administrative Expenses 13.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.17
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.55
  Program Expenses Growth 17.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Hope Cottage on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Hope Cottage on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Hope Cottage (TX) 91.58 four stars
Amara (WA) 92.08 four stars
New Mexico Christian Children's Home (NM) 92.04 four stars
The Maine Children's Home for Little Wanderers (ME) 92.00 four stars
Pajama Program (NY) 93.63 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,441,337
   Federated Campaigns $46,685
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $7,837
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,495,859
   Program Service Revenue $1,367,383
Total Primary Revenue $2,863,242
   Other Revenue $224,000
TOTAL REVENUE $3,087,242
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,643,592
   Administrative Expenses $257,381
   Fundraising Expenses $168,330
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,069,303
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,017,939
   
Net Assets $8,446,531

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
Infant Adoption and Pregnancy Services $969,560 59.0%
Foster to Adopt Services $495,087 30.1%
Educational Services $178,945 10.9%

Ratings History
Hope Cottage has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 03/01/2018 91.58 four stars
2015-12 03/01/2017 90.64 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 89.52 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 85.01 three stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 78.41 two stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 87.53 three stars
2011-12 05/01/2013 80.52 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 75-0800652
Name in IRS Master File HOPE COTTAGE INC
NTEE Code P31
NTEE Classification Adoption
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
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 December, 1942
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
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  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012

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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$115,000 5.55% Sonyia Hartwell Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Hope Cottage (TX) 91.58 four stars
Presbyterian Children's Homes and Services of Texas and Louisiana (TX) 95.17 four stars
New Mexico Christian Children's Home (NM) 92.04 four stars
Foster & Adoptive Care Coalition (MO) 92.44 four stars
Pajama Program (NY) 93.63 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Hope Cottage
609 Texas Street
Dallas, TX 75204
tel: (800) 944-4460
fax: (214) 528-7168
EIN: 75-0800652

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 140459
Dallas, TX 75214

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Board Leadership

Shannon Hills-Clina
President

CEO

Sonyia Hartwell
Chief Executive Officer

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