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Human Services : Children's and Family Services

Foster & Adoptive Care Coalition

For Every Child . . .A Place to Call Home

four stars

94.37

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

Board Leadership
Joe Bergan
President

CEO
Melanie Scheetz
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.37 four stars
  Financial 92.04 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

In 1989, a pioneering group from all corners of child welfare formed the Foster & Adoptive Care Coalition. As the crack cocaine epidemic gripped our community, the founders of the Coalition saw children languish for years in foster care. They believed in a different future, one in which no child grew up without the love and support of a family. Today, with 30 years of experience in system change and grassroots advocacy, combined with undiminished passion, their vision remains: "For Every Child … A Place to Call Home." Recognized by the New York Times and TIME Magazine for its groundbreaking and data-driven work in foster care and adoption, The Coalition is our region's leader in responding to the opioid epidemic that currently threatens our most vulnerable children. To help create permanency in every child's life, The Coalition focuses on two areas: 1) finding and training more qualified; and 2) providing support to families so they can meet these children's elevated needs.

In 1989, a pioneering group from all corners of child welfare formed the Foster & Adoptive Care Coalition. As the crack cocaine epidemic gripped our community, the founders of the Coalition saw children languish for years in foster care. They believed in a different future, one in which no child grew up without the love and support of a family. Today, with 30 years of experience in system change and grassroots advocacy, combined with undiminished passion, their vision remains: "For Every Child … A Place to Call Home." Recognized by the New York Times and TIME Magazine for its groundbreaking and data-driven work in foster care and adoption, The Coalition is our region's leader in responding to the opioid epidemic that currently threatens our most vulnerable children. To help create permanency in every child's life, The Coalition focuses on two areas: 1) finding and training more qualified; and 2) providing support to families so they can meet these children's elevated needs.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2018
Percent of youth (re)connected with relatives at case closure
100
Percent of children who remain in the home at case closure (placement disruptions prevented)
85
Percent of students who met their educational goal
96
Percent of youth matched with a permanent family
89
Percent of children placed with relatives at case closure
78
This impact information is current as of March 2020, 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

four stars

92.04

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 03/01/2020 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)
83.4%
  Administrative Expenses 3.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.78
  Program Expenses Growth 10.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.3%
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) 94.37 four stars
The Adoption Exchange (CO) 88.32 three stars
Treehouse, Washington (WA) 92.23 four stars
Boys & Girls Aid (OR) 89.63 three stars
Lifesong for Orphans (IL) 100.00 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,073,275
   Federated Campaigns $305,076
   Membership Dues $1,650
   Fundraising Events $373,822
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $934,207
Total Contributions $4,688,030
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $4,688,030
   Other Revenue $-244,404
TOTAL REVENUE $4,443,626
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,405,895
   Administrative Expenses $142,649
   Fundraising Expenses $480,352
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,028,896
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $414,730
   
Net Assets $3,180,974

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 $1,940,100 57.0%
Recruitment and Awareness $1,465,795 43.0%

Ratings History
Foster & Adoptive Care Coalition has received 8 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 03/01/2020 94.37 four stars
2017-12 03/01/2019 94.25 four stars
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)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$91,644 2.27% Melanie Scheetz Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Foster & Adoptive Care Coalition (MO) 94.37 four stars
Treehouse, Washington (WA) 92.23 four stars
The Adoption Exchange (CO) 88.32 three stars
Just in Time for Foster Youth (CA) 86.36 three stars
Pajama Program (NY) 98.16 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

Joe Bergan
President

CEO

Melanie Scheetz
Executive Director

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