Disable all preview features

Human Services : Children's and Family Services

Roca

Truth, trust & transformation

four stars

94.56

101 Park Street Chelsea, MA 02150
tel: (617) 889-5210   Web Site
EIN: 22-3223641

Board Leadership
Dwight Robson
Board President

CEO
Molly Baldwin
Founder, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.56 four stars
  Financial 92.92 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2016 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

four stars

92.92

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 11/01/2016 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)
80.6%
  Administrative Expenses 13.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.53
  Program Expenses Growth 5.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 6.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Roca on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Roca on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Roca (MA) 94.56 four stars
Center for Development Services (SC) 91.42 four stars
Southside Early Childhood Center (MO) 92.32 four stars
Shoes and Clothes for Kids (OH) 93.05 four stars
Cumberland Presbyterian Children's Home (TX) 86.44 three stars

Compare These Charities (Highly Rated)

Founded in 1988, Roca is a youth development organization committed to serving the most disenfranchised and disengaged young people ages 14-24 in the communities of Chelsea, Revere, and East Boston, Massachusetts. Roca builds relationships with the institutions in the lives of young people (criminal justice, child welfare, education, health, etc.). We provide the opportunities necessary for young people to live and succeed. Through intensive relationship building, Roca helps young people re-engage in society - moving them into educational, employment, and life skills programming. Roca has helped more than 15,000 young people make positive, profound changes in their lives.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,501,530
   Federated Campaigns $246,000
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $559,737
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $5,485,822
Total Contributions $9,793,089
   Program Service Revenue $282,972
Total Primary Revenue $10,076,061
   Other Revenue $297,746
TOTAL REVENUE $10,373,807
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $7,427,993
   Administrative Expenses $1,247,493
   Fundraising Expenses $485,102
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $9,160,588
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,213,219
   
Net Assets $12,553,389

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
Intensive Case Management $4,501,334 60.6%
Work Projects $1,537,098 20.7%
Capacity Building $898,937 12.1%

Ratings History
Roca has received 10 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 11/01/2016 94.56 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 94.13 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 92.82 four stars
2013-06 08/01/2014 92.88 four stars
2012-06 09/01/2013 94.14 four stars
2011-06 07/01/2012 91.79 four stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 94.87 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 07/01/2011 98.12 four stars
2009-06 07/01/2010 98.00 four stars
2008-06 11/01/2009 98.11 four stars
2007-06 04/01/2008 95.46 four stars
2006-06 08/01/2007 95.88 four 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 22-3223641
Name in IRS Master File ROCA INC
NTEE Code O99
NTEE Classification Youth Development N.E.C.
NTEE Type Youth Development
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (349) Other youth organization or 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 May, 1996
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, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
  • June, 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).

We invite you to share your opinions, thoughts, experiences, and stories about this charity here to help inform the decisions of other donors.  
Need more help getting started? Check out our FAQs.
 
This tool is not for questions about Charity Navigator, such as how we derived this charity’s rating. We will happily answer those questions if you contact us directly. Likewise, if you have questions for this charity, then we encourage you to contact the charity directly (we include the charity’s contact information in the upper left-hand corner of this page) since few charities regularly monitor this commenting tool.

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$146,681 1.60% Mary Baldwin Founder, CEO

Founded in 1988, Roca is a youth development organization committed to serving the most disenfranchised and disengaged young people ages 14-24 in the communities of Chelsea, Revere, and East Boston, Massachusetts. Roca builds relationships with the institutions in the lives of young people (criminal justice, child welfare, education, health, etc.). We provide the opportunities necessary for young people to live and succeed. Through intensive relationship building, Roca helps young people re-engage in society - moving them into educational, employment, and life skills programming. Roca has helped more than 15,000 young people make positive, profound changes in their lives.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Roca (MA) 94.56 four stars
Child Crisis Arizona (AZ) 97.56 four stars
The Kentucky United Methodist Homes for Children & Youth (KY) 88.38 three stars
Charity Newsies (OH) 92.15 four stars
The New York Center for Children (NY) 87.89 three stars

Compare These Charities (Highly Rated)

Are you the representative for this organization? If so, click here to access the application form. As an official representative you will have the ability to update some of the information on this page.

Charity Contact Info

Roca
101 Park Street
Chelsea, MA 02150
tel: (617) 889-5210
fax: (617) 889-2145
EIN: 22-3223641

Visit Web Site

Board Leadership

Dwight Robson
Board President

CEO

Molly Baldwin
Founder, CEO

[ X ]

Did You Know We Are a Charity, Too?

If even a third of the 7 million people who visited our site last year had donated a dollar to Charity Navigator, we would comfortably meet our annual budget and be able to do what so many of you ask us to do every day--rate more charities!

With the support of users like you, we are currently investing in staff and technology. This will allow us to improve the search and organizational features of our site, making it easier to find the information that matters most to you. We will also continue to enhance our evaluation system and metrics.

So, whether you're a first time visitor or a long time user, we ask for your help in achieving our goal. Your gift of any size is most deeply appreciated! Thank You!

With the support of users like you, we are making it easier to find the info that matters most. Thank you!

Join Our Mailing List

Join over 400,000 other informed givers and get updates on charity ratings, new features, hot topics, and tips for donating.

Help Center