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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Covenant House Alaska

Providing support and assistance to homeless, runaway and at-risk youth

four stars

95.46

755 A Street Anchorage, AK 99501
tel: (907) 272-1255   Web Site
EIN: 13-3419755

Board Leadership
Michael R. Mills
Chair

CEO
Alison Kear
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 95.46 four stars
  Financial 94.98 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

four stars

94.98

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 11/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
76.2%
  Administrative Expenses 13.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.16
  Program Expenses Growth 18.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 13.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Covenant House Alaska on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Covenant House Alaska on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Covenant House Alaska (AK) 95.46 four stars
Avenues for Homeless Youth (MN) 93.22 four stars
Straight Ahead Ministries (MA) 92.30 four stars
Paul Anderson Youth Home (GA) 94.76 four stars
Cookson Hills Christian School (OK) 91.14 four stars

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Since opening our doors in 1988, Covenant House Alaska (CHA) has served thousands of homeless and runaway youth in Alaska. Through the years, we have expanded our services and adapted our programs to meet the changing needs of the community. However, our mission to serve the suffering children of the streets has remained the same. At CHA, our sole purpose is to be available to help youth in crisis 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year. Through our three main programs, we meet the basic needs of youth in crisis, while also providing them with the support to become healthy, self-sufficient, contributing members of our community.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,535,276
   Federated Campaigns $176,226
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $737,589
   Related Organizations $696,000
   Government Grants $1,793,427
Total Contributions $4,938,518
   Program Service Revenue $170,063
Total Primary Revenue $5,108,581
   Other Revenue $-11,570
TOTAL REVENUE $5,097,011
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,686,913
   Administrative Expenses $571,979
   Fundraising Expenses $543,819
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,802,711
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,705,700
   
Net Assets $19,716,203

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
Crisis Center: Homeless Services $3,693,921 65.0%
Rights of Passage (ROP) $800,776 14.1%
Transitional Living $479,920 8.4%

Ratings History
Covenant House Alaska has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 11/01/2016 95.46 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 90.29 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 04/01/2016 86.64 three stars
2014-06 10/01/2015 83.91 three stars
2013-06 10/01/2014 84.79 three stars
2012-06 09/01/2013 92.17 four stars
2011-06 04/01/2013 94.08 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 13-3419755
Name in IRS Master File COVENANT HOUSE ALASKA
NTEE Code P30
NTEE Classification Children's, Youth Services
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (326) Care and housing of children (orphanage, etc)
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 December, 1987
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
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  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
  • June, 2011

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
$133,381 1.96% Alison Kear Executive Director

Since opening our doors in 1988, Covenant House Alaska (CHA) has served thousands of homeless and runaway youth in Alaska. Through the years, we have expanded our services and adapted our programs to meet the changing needs of the community. However, our mission to serve the suffering children of the streets has remained the same. At CHA, our sole purpose is to be available to help youth in crisis 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year. Through our three main programs, we meet the basic needs of youth in crisis, while also providing them with the support to become healthy, self-sufficient, contributing members of our community.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Covenant House Alaska (AK) 95.46 four stars
JAFCO (FL) 91.47 four stars
Sunny Glen Children's Home (TX) 88.47 three stars
Children in Crisis (FL) 89.39 three stars
Wichita Children's Home (KS) 89.48 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Covenant House Alaska
755 A Street
Anchorage, AK 99501
tel: (907) 272-1255
EIN: 13-3419755

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Board Leadership

Michael R. Mills
Chair

CEO

Alison Kear
Executive Director

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