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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

The Center for Teen Empowerment

Empowering youth & adults as agents of positive change

four stars

90.43

384 Warren Street Roxbury, MA 02119
tel: (617) 536-4266   Web Site
EIN: 04-3091002

Board Leadership
Lauren Lapat
Chair

CEO
Abrigal Forrester
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.43 four stars
  Financial 89.10 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of the Center for Teen Empowerment is to empower youth and adults as agents of individual, institutional, and social change. Teen Empowerment (TE) inspires young people, and the adults who work with them, to think deeply about the most difficult social problems in their communities, and gives them the tools they need to work with others in creating significant positive change. At TE's youth organizing sites, youth and adult staff bring authentic youth voice into the dialogue about improving their communities, mobilize the energy of urban youth to create meaningful change, and facilitate mutually respectful relationships between youth and adults.

The mission of the Center for Teen Empowerment is to empower youth and adults as agents of individual, institutional, and social change. Teen Empowerment (TE) inspires young people, and the adults who work with them, to think deeply about the most difficult social problems in their communities, and gives them the tools they need to work with others in creating significant positive change. At TE's youth organizing sites, youth and adult staff bring authentic youth voice into the dialogue about improving their communities, mobilize the energy of urban youth to create meaningful change, and facilitate mutually respectful relationships between youth and adults.

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Financial

three stars

89.10

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 08/01/2019 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)
81.8%
  Administrative Expenses 14.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.35
  Program Expenses Growth 6.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 9.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Center for Teen Empowerment on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Center for Teen Empowerment on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Center for Teen Empowerment (MA) 90.43 four stars
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Kentuckiana (KY) 91.25 four stars
Friends of the Children, Portland (OR) 89.27 three stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Elkhart County (IN) 91.93 four stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Bay County (FL) 86.97 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,581,866
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $121,373
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $217,903
Total Contributions $1,921,142
   Program Service Revenue $42,434
Total Primary Revenue $1,963,576
   Other Revenue $13,485
TOTAL REVENUE $1,977,061
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,453,069
   Administrative Expenses $290,419
   Fundraising Expenses $71,336
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,814,824
   
Payments to Affiliates $27,000
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $162,237
   
Net Assets $621,662

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
The Center for Teen Empowerment has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 08/01/2019 90.43 four stars
2017-06 07/01/2018 90.26 four stars
2016-06 06/01/2017 87.90 three stars
2015-06 08/01/2016 86.40 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 84.91 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 83.31 three stars
2013-06 10/01/2014 85.08 three stars
2012-06 08/01/2013 85.07 three stars
2011-06 07/01/2012 81.87 three stars
2010-06 05/01/2012 86.90 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 04-3091002
Name in IRS Master File THE CENTER FOR TEEN EMPOWERMENT INC
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 (328) Combat juvenile delinquency
(149) Other instruction and training
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 April, 1992
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
$116,083 6.39% Stanley Pollack Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Center for Teen Empowerment (MA) 90.43 four stars
Girls Inc. of Greater Santa Barbara (CA) 85.35 three stars
The Carver Foundation of Norwalk (CT) 92.14 four stars
Caldera (OR) 85.98 three stars
Camp Fire Alabama (AL) 90.19 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

The Center for Teen Empowerment
384 Warren Street
Roxbury, MA 02119
tel: (617) 536-4266
fax: (617) 536-4311
EIN: 04-3091002

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Board Leadership

Lauren Lapat
Chair

CEO

Abrigal Forrester
Executive Director

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