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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

FOR THE CHILDREN

Building a world free of family-induced childhood trauma

four stars

96.13

3000 West MacArthur Boulevard Suite 412
Santa Ana, CA 92704
tel: (714) 438-2494   Web Site
EIN: 33-0380021

Board Leadership
Lettie Cowie
Chairperson

CEO
Paul Martin
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 96.13 four stars
  Financial 94.53 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Building a world free of family-induced childhood trauma, For The Children is promoting physical, emotional and spiritual healing for child victims of neglect, abuse, and abandonment through intervention programs, education and advocacy.

Building a world free of family-induced childhood trauma, For The Children is promoting physical, emotional and spiritual healing for child victims of neglect, abuse, and abandonment through intervention programs, education and advocacy.

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Financial

four stars

94.53

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2020 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)
85.9%
  Administrative Expenses 7.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.41
  Program Expenses Growth 6.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by FOR THE CHILDREN on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by FOR THE CHILDREN on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
FOR THE CHILDREN (CA) 96.13 four stars
Boys & Girls Club of Lawrence (MA) 85.70 three stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Yellowstone County (MT) 88.50 three stars
Operation Shoestring (MS) 95.85 four stars
Girls Inc. of Worcester (MA) 91.57 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,079,259
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,079,259
   Program Service Revenue $179,998
Total Primary Revenue $1,259,257
   Other Revenue $367,396
TOTAL REVENUE $1,626,653
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,483,890
   Administrative Expenses $140,932
   Fundraising Expenses $149,095
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,773,917
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-147,264
   
Net Assets $2,600,864

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
FOR THE CHILDREN has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 06/01/2020 96.13 four stars
2017-12 03/01/2019 94.32 four stars
2016-12 06/01/2018 92.36 four stars
2015-12 11/01/2017 89.38 three stars
2015-12 08/01/2017 79.35 two stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 87.09 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 08/01/2015 91.67 four stars
2012-12 05/01/2014 97.02 four stars
2011-12 05/01/2013 79.97 two stars
2011-12 03/01/2013 79.77 two 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 33-0380021
Name in IRS Master File ROYAL FAMILY KIDS INC
NTEE Code N20
NTEE Classification Recreational and Sporting Camps
NTEE Type Recreation, Sports, Leisure, Athletics
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (320) Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, etc.
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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 June, 1994
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$37,552 2.11% Paul Martin President & CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
FOR THE CHILDREN (CA) 96.13 four stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Hartford (CT) 86.71 three stars
Futures and Options (NY) 91.17 four stars
Madison Square Boys & Girls Club (NY) 91.13 four stars
United Friends of the Children (CA) 89.88 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

FOR THE CHILDREN
3000 West MacArthur Boulevard
Suite 412
Santa Ana, CA 92704
tel: (714) 438-2494
EIN: 33-0380021

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Board Leadership

Lettie Cowie
Chairperson

CEO

Paul Martin
Chief Executive Officer

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