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Foster & Adoptive Care Coalition

For Every Child . . .A Place to Call Home

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four stars

92.44

1750 South Brentwood Boulevard Suite 210
Saint Louis, MO 63144
tel: (800) 367-8373   Web Site
EIN: 43-1570225

Board Leadership
John Phillips
President

CEO
Melanie Sheetz
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.44 four stars
  Financial 89.32 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1989, the Foster & Adoptive Care Coalition strives to create permanency in foster children's lives by recruiting and retaining foster/adoptive families. The Coalition is one of the area's largest recruiters of foster/adoptive homes because of our partnerships with the local media, including KSDK and 13 local newspapers. The Coalition also offers support to parents, including support groups, training, 24-hour crisis intervention, advocacy, newsletters, two resale shops, and the Little Wishes program. The Coalition consists of 38 member agencies, including the area's most-respected public and private agencies. The Coalition's staff is made up of foster/adoptive parents and child welfare professionals with a broad range of expertise.

Founded in 1989, the Foster & Adoptive Care Coalition strives to create permanency in foster children's lives by recruiting and retaining foster/adoptive families. The Coalition is one of the area's largest recruiters of foster/adoptive homes because of our partnerships with the local media, including KSDK and 13 local newspapers. The Coalition also offers support to parents, including support groups, training, 24-hour crisis intervention, advocacy, newsletters, two resale shops, and the Little Wishes program. The Coalition consists of 38 member agencies, including the area's most-respected public and private agencies. The Coalition's staff is made up of foster/adoptive parents and child welfare professionals with a broad range of expertise.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2017
Percent of youth (re)connected with relatives at case closure
81
Percent of children who remain in the home at case closure (placement disruptions prevented)
86
Percent of students who met their educational goal
96
Percent of youth matched with a permanent family
94
Percent of children placed with relatives at case closure
80
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This impact information is current as of October 2018, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

three stars

89.32

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2018 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)
82.9%
  Administrative Expenses 3.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.67
  Program Expenses Growth 8.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 6.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Foster & Adoptive Care Coalition on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Foster & Adoptive Care Coalition on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Foster & Adoptive Care Coalition (MO) 92.44 four stars
Lifesong for Orphans (IL) 100.00 four stars
Hope Cottage (TX) 91.58 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 $2,280,507
   Federated Campaigns $317,344
   Membership Dues $2,100
   Fundraising Events $354,080
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $668,394
Total Contributions $3,622,425
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $3,622,425
   Other Revenue $-181,751
TOTAL REVENUE $3,440,674
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,569,403
   Administrative Expenses $125,144
   Fundraising Expenses $410,679
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,105,226
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $335,448
   
Net Assets $2,357,422

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
Foster/Adoptive Parent Development $1,363,512 53.1%
Recruitment and Awareness $1,205,891 46.9%

Ratings History
Foster & Adoptive Care Coalition has received 6 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 06/01/2018 92.44 four stars
2015-12 12/22/2017 94.37 four stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 93.70 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 93.75 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 92.58 four stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 92.98 four stars
2012-12 05/01/2014 95.34 four stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 93.20 four stars
2011-12 02/01/2013 93.24 four stars
2010-12 02/01/2012 89.84 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 89.93 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 02/01/2011 90.95 four stars
2007-12 02/01/2010 90.76 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 43-1570225
Name in IRS Master File FOSTER CARE COALITION OF GREATER ST LOUIS 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 (559) Other matters
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 September, 1991
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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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
$92,012 2.96% Melanie Scheetz Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Foster & Adoptive Care Coalition (MO) 92.44 four stars
Smoky Mountain Children's Home (TN) 87.30 three stars
Pajama Program (NY) 93.63 four stars
Presbyterian Children's Homes and Services of Texas and Louisiana (TX) 95.17 four stars
The Mockingbird Society (WA) 90.26 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Foster & Adoptive Care Coalition
1750 South Brentwood Boulevard
Suite 210
Saint Louis, MO 63144
tel: (800) 367-8373
fax: (314) 241-0715
EIN: 43-1570225

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Board Leadership

John Phillips
President

CEO

Melanie Sheetz
Executive Director

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