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Foster & Adoptive Care Coalition

For Every Child . . .A Place to Call Home

93.75

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 93.75
  Financial 92.12
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00
This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

92.12

Accountability & Transparency

96.00

This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, 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)
83.7%
  Administrative Expenses 4.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.73
  Program Expenses Growth 12.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.9%
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) 93.75
Smoky Mountain Children's Home (TN) 91.77
Lifesong for Orphans (IL) 94.34
Boys & Girls Aid (OR) 85.10
Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption (OH) 95.47

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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.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,791,459
   Federated Campaigns $218,954
   Membership Dues $1,650
   Fundraising Events $336,517
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $325,785
Total Contributions $2,674,365
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,674,365
   Other Revenue $-246,729
TOTAL REVENUE $2,427,636
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,080,343
   Administrative Expenses $106,919
   Fundraising Expenses $317,366
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,504,628
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-76,992
   
Net Assets $2,129,612

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 $1,175,993 56.5%
Recruitment and Awareness $904,350 43.5%

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

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2014-12 06/01/2016 93.75
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 92.58
2013-12 07/01/2015 92.98
2012-12 05/01/2014 95.34
2012-12 02/01/2014 93.20
2011-12 02/01/2013 93.24
2010-12 02/01/2012 89.84
2009-12 09/20/2011 89.93
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 02/01/2011 90.95
2007-12 02/01/2010 90.76

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, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011
  • December, 2010

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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$94,919 3.78% Melanie Scheetz Executive Director

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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Foster & Adoptive Care Coalition (MO) 93.75
The Maine Children's Home for Little Wanderers (ME) 90.41
Pajama Program (NY) 91.80
Hope Cottage (TX) 89.52
Boys & Girls Aid (OR) 85.10

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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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