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Human Services : Children's and Family Services

ALIVE!

Alexandrians involved ecumenically

three stars

88.52

2723 King Street Alexandria , VA 22302
tel: (703) 837-9300   Web Site
EIN: 54-0914017

Board Leadership
Eric Winakur
President

CEO
Jennifer Ayers
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.52 three stars
  Financial 88.07 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 12/23/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

ALIVE! (ALexandrians InVolved Ecumenically) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization of volunteers from over 40 religious congregations and the community working together to help those in need in Alexandria, Virginia. Founded in 1969, ALIVE! is the largest private safety net for the needy in the city of Alexandria, addressing short-term to long-term needs for those less fortunate in the community. ALIVE! serves thousands Alexandrians annually with shelter; low-cost early childhood education and childcare; financial help for rent, utilities, medical care and other critical needs; emergency food; and deliveries of donated furniture and houseware.

ALIVE! (ALexandrians InVolved Ecumenically) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization of volunteers from over 40 religious congregations and the community working together to help those in need in Alexandria, Virginia. Founded in 1969, ALIVE! is the largest private safety net for the needy in the city of Alexandria, addressing short-term to long-term needs for those less fortunate in the community. ALIVE! serves thousands Alexandrians annually with shelter; low-cost early childhood education and childcare; financial help for rent, utilities, medical care and other critical needs; emergency food; and deliveries of donated furniture and houseware.

Financial

three stars

88.07

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 12/23/2020 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)
90.2%
  Administrative Expenses 3.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.61
  Program Expenses Growth 0.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by ALIVE! on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by ALIVE! on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
ALIVE! (VA) 88.52 three stars
The Center for Family Resources (GA) 87.72 three stars
National Council of Jewish Women, Essex County Section (NJ) 90.93 four stars
Children's Aid (NY) 86.22 three stars
Providence Connections (PA) 87.77 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,629,065
   Federated Campaigns $36,335
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $141,850
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $256,486
Total Contributions $2,063,736
   Program Service Revenue $111,647
Total Primary Revenue $2,175,383
   Other Revenue $29,950
TOTAL REVENUE $2,205,333
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,926,901
   Administrative Expenses $83,986
   Fundraising Expenses $139,513
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,150,400
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $54,933
   
Net Assets $1,264,706

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
Food Assistance $898,721 46.6%
Financial Assistance $405,326 21.0%
Child Development Center $505,635 26.2%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 12/23/2020 88.52 three stars
2018-06 08/01/2019 86.19 three stars
2017-06 08/01/2018 87.32 three stars
2016-06 11/01/2017 93.17 four stars
2015-06 12/01/2016 93.26 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 89.97 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 88.08 three stars
2013-06 04/01/2015 82.56 three stars
2012-06 02/01/2014 87.78 three stars
2011-06 12/20/2012 87.05 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 54-0914017
Name in IRS Master File ALIVE INC
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 (561) Gifts or grants to individuals (other than scholarships)
(39) Scholarships for children of employees
(59) Other school related 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 October, 1972
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, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title Compensation from Affiliates
Not compensated -- Jennifer Ayers Executive Director --
Other Salaries of Note
Not compensated -- Diane Charles Immediate Past Executive Director $88,029

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
ALIVE! (VA) 88.52 three stars
Christian Family Care (AZ) 85.00 three stars
Safe & Sound (CA) 93.52 four stars
The Parenting Center (TX) 91.45 four stars
Vanessa Behan Crisis Nursery (WA) 88.78 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

ALIVE!
2723 King Street
Alexandria , VA 22302
tel: (703) 837-9300
EIN: 54-0914017

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Board Leadership

Eric Winakur
President

CEO

Jennifer Ayers
Executive Director

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