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Human Services : Children's and Family Services

Roca

Truth, trust & transformation

four stars

94.54

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

Board Leadership
Stew Chapin
Board President

CEO
Molly Baldwin
Founder, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.54 four stars
  Financial 93.40 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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.

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.

Financial

four stars

93.40

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 11/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
79.4%
  Administrative Expenses 15.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.03
  Program Expenses Growth 11.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.0%
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.

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How is the organization collecting feedback?
Electronic surveys (by email, tablet, etc), Paper surveys, Focus groups or interviews (by phone or in person), Case management notes, Constituent (client or resident, etc) advisory committees
How is the organization using feedback?
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 inform the development of new programs/projects, To identify where we are less inclusive or equitable across demographic groups, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve
With whom is the organization sharing feedback?
The people we serve, Our staff, Our board, Our funders, Our community partners
What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?
We don't have any major challenges to collecting feedback
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Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Roca (MA) 94.54 four stars
Miami Bridge Youth and Family Services (FL) 90.29 four stars
Eastside Baby Corner (WA) 86.99 three stars
Nebraska Children and Families Foundation (NE) 96.66 four stars
Arkansas Baptist Children's Homes and Family Ministries (AR) 91.80 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $6,212,179
   Federated Campaigns $283,673
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $578,238
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $8,366,839
Total Contributions $15,440,929
   Program Service Revenue $914,279
Total Primary Revenue $16,355,208
   Other Revenue $493,753
TOTAL REVENUE $16,848,961
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $11,547,469
   Administrative Expenses $2,805,451
   Fundraising Expenses $567,771
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $14,920,691
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,928,270
   
Net Assets $25,898,749

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
Transformational Relationships $7,014,533 60.7%
Work Projects $1,767,139 15.3%
Capacity Building $636,590 5.5%

Ratings History
Roca has received 14 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 11/01/2020 94.54 four stars
2018-06 07/01/2019 92.13 four stars
2017-06 08/01/2018 94.28 four stars
2016-06 11/01/2017 93.20 four stars
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)
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$177,007 1.18% Mary Baldwin Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Roca (MA) 94.54 four stars
Children's Advocacy Center of Southwest Florida (FL) 90.21 four stars
KIDS Center (OR) 89.59 three stars
Miami Bridge Youth and Family Services (FL) 90.29 four stars
Family Giving Tree (CA) 90.13 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

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

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Board Leadership

Stew Chapin
Board President

CEO

Molly Baldwin
Founder, CEO

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