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Human Services : Children's and Family Services

The Children's Bereavement Center of South Texas

Linking hearts, mending spirits, transforming lives

four stars

96.53

205 West Olmos Drive San Antonio, TX 78212
tel: (210) 736-4847   Web Site
EIN: 74-2828178

Board Leadership
Scott Gruendler
Chairman

CEO
Marian Sokol
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 96.53 four stars
  Financial 97.18 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1997, the mission of the Children's Bereavement Center of South Texas (CBCST) is to foster healing for grieving youth, their families and the community through peer support programs, counseling, training, education and outreach. As the sole provider in South Texas of grief support programs for children through young adulthood, we wholeheartedly devote ourselves to addressing the grief and loss needs of children from every culture and social circumstance to help them heal and move forward. CBCST's goal is to help children and their caregivers understand the depth of their grief, stabilize and preserve family relationships, and develop healthy coping skills after the death of a loved one.

Founded in 1997, the mission of the Children's Bereavement Center of South Texas (CBCST) is to foster healing for grieving youth, their families and the community through peer support programs, counseling, training, education and outreach. As the sole provider in South Texas of grief support programs for children through young adulthood, we wholeheartedly devote ourselves to addressing the grief and loss needs of children from every culture and social circumstance to help them heal and move forward. CBCST's goal is to help children and their caregivers understand the depth of their grief, stabilize and preserve family relationships, and develop healthy coping skills after the death of a loved one.

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Financial

four stars

97.18

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 12/01/2019 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)
83.9%
  Administrative Expenses 6.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.84
  Program Expenses Growth 18.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 18.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Children's Bereavement Center of South Texas on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Children's Bereavement Center of South Texas on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Children's Bereavement Center of South Texas (TX) 96.53 four stars
Bo's Place (TX) 89.01 three stars
KIDS Center (OR) 88.81 three stars
Child Crisis Arizona (AZ) 97.39 four stars
Family Giving Tree (CA) 90.84 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,570,349
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $303,073
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $367,562
Total Contributions $2,240,984
   Program Service Revenue $28,571
Total Primary Revenue $2,269,555
   Other Revenue $-27,582
TOTAL REVENUE $2,241,973
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,888,244
   Administrative Expenses $163,029
   Fundraising Expenses $208,052
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,259,325
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-17,352
   
Net Assets $3,653,531

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
Child Services $1,703,717 90.2%
Community Outreach Services $184,527 9.8%

Ratings History
The Children's Bereavement Center of South Texas has received 5 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 12/01/2019 96.53 four stars
2017-12 07/01/2019 91.33 four stars
2016-12 05/01/2018 95.09 four stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 91.73 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 92.53 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 90.36 four stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 84.10 three stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 88.15 three stars
2011-12 05/01/2013 86.68 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 74-2828178
Name in IRS Master File CHILDRENS BEREAVEMENT CENTER OF SOUTH TEXAS
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 (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(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 May, 1997
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
$119,000 5.26% Marian G. Sokol Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Children's Bereavement Center of South Texas (TX) 96.53 four stars
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Charity Contact Info

The Children's Bereavement Center of South Texas
205 West Olmos Drive
San Antonio, TX 78212
tel: (210) 736-4847
fax: (210) 832-8919
EIN: 74-2828178

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Board Leadership

Scott Gruendler
Chairman

CEO

Marian Sokol
President, CEO

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