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Religious Community Services

Help & hope for people in need

four stars

96.46

503 South Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue Clearwater, FL 33756
tel: (727) 584-3528   Web Site
EIN: 59-1309186

Board Leadership
John Goldsmith
Board Chair

CEO
Kirk R. Smith
President, CEO

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 96.46 four stars
  Financial 95.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Religious Community Services' (RCS) mission is to feed the hungry, help families facing homelessness return to self-sufficiency, and empower survivors of domestic violence. RCS directs resources to people facing hunger, homelessness, domestic violence and a lack of basic needs. RCS has evolved into a cooperative of professional staff members, integral volunteers and partnering faith congregations delivering reliable services to those most vulnerable in Pinellas County. RCS continues to use research, communication and best practices to be a premier community based agency providing help & hope to people in need.

Religious Community Services' (RCS) mission is to feed the hungry, help families facing homelessness return to self-sufficiency, and empower survivors of domestic violence. RCS directs resources to people facing hunger, homelessness, domestic violence and a lack of basic needs. RCS has evolved into a cooperative of professional staff members, integral volunteers and partnering faith congregations delivering reliable services to those most vulnerable in Pinellas County. RCS continues to use research, communication and best practices to be a premier community based agency providing help & hope to people in need.

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Financial

four stars

95.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 11/01/2017 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)
91.2%
  Administrative Expenses 6.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.69
  Program Expenses Growth 17.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 8.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Religious Community Services on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Religious Community Services on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Religious Community Services (FL) 96.46 four stars
Waste Not (AZ) 94.69 four stars
Community Cooperative (FL) 86.98 three stars
Meals on Wheels of Tampa (FL) 93.57 four stars
Neighbor to Neighbor (CT) 94.44 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,789,217
   Federated Campaigns $5,626
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $187,800
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,736,325
Total Contributions $6,718,968
   Program Service Revenue $2,395,673
Total Primary Revenue $9,114,641
   Other Revenue $136,034
TOTAL REVENUE $9,250,675
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $8,742,568
   Administrative Expenses $574,768
   Fundraising Expenses $225,499
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $9,542,835
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-292,160
   
Net Assets $6,540,080

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
RCS Food Bank $6,632,638 75.9%
Domestic Violence Center $1,494,254 17.1%
Emergency Shelter $566,746 6.5%

Ratings History
Religious Community Services has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-09 11/01/2017 96.46 four stars
2015-09 11/01/2016 96.46 four stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 96.13 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 06/01/2015 91.26 four stars
2013-09 07/01/2014 84.86 three 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 59-1309186
Name in IRS Master File RELIGIOUS COMMUNITY SERVICES INC
NTEE Code P20
NTEE Classification Human Service Organizations - Multipurpose
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (560) Supplying money, goods or services to the poor
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 September
IRS Forms 990
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  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
  • September, 2012

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$66,874 0.70% Caitlin Joy President, CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$70,477 0.73% Bette Anthony Vice President, Finance

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Religious Community Services (FL) 96.46 four stars
Meals on Wheels of Greenville (SC) 87.18 three stars
Help From People to People (NY) 92.92 four stars
Shoreline Soup Kitchens & Pantries (CT) 96.01 four stars
Meals On Wheels, Inc. of Tarrant County (TX) 98.79 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Religious Community Services
503 South Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue
Clearwater, FL 33756
tel: (727) 584-3528
fax: (727) 587-7747
EIN: 59-1309186

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Board Leadership

John Goldsmith
Board Chair

CEO

Kirk R. Smith
President, CEO

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