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Human Services : Children's and Family Services

Arizona Friends of Foster Children Foundation

We fund fun

four stars

92.22

360 East Coronado Road Suite 190
Phoenix, AZ 85004
tel: (602) 252-9445   Web Site
EIN: 86-0468850

Board Leadership
Rick Rentschler & Edson Salas
Chairman

CEO
Kris Jacober
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.22 four stars
  Financial 100.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 11/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Arizona Friends of Foster Children Foundation gives children in foster care back their childhood. They help promote their self-esteem and enrich their lives by funding activities and other needs that give them quality experiences as they live through very difficult circumstances. From summer camps to swim lessons to baseball, we are here to ensure kids in care have the same opportunities to enjoy their childhoods just like every other child.

The Arizona Friends of Foster Children Foundation gives children in foster care back their childhood. They help promote their self-esteem and enrich their lives by funding activities and other needs that give them quality experiences as they live through very difficult circumstances. From summer camps to swim lessons to baseball, we are here to ensure kids in care have the same opportunities to enjoy their childhoods just like every other child.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2019
Number of Camp Awards
920
Number of Classes/Lessons Awards
1,920
Number of Apartment Set-Up Awards
82
Number of Prom Awards
59
Number of School Pictures Awards
210
Number of Bicycle Awards (including helmets and locks)
596
Number of Scooters/Skateboards/Skates Awards (including helmet and pads)
79
Number of Sports Registration Awards
586
Number of School Field Trip Awards
134
Number of Weighted Blanket/Vest Awards
28
Number of Driver's Education Awards
138
Number of Theme Park Admission Awards (in Arizona)
343
Number of Theme Park Admission Awards (Outside Arizona)
665
Number of Tutoring Awards
297
Number of Books Awards
83
Number of Supplemental Clothing Awards
875
Number of scholarships awarded to students who aged out of foster care
139
Percentage of youth in Keys to Success who secured employment within 1 year of enrollment
91
Number of new youth enrolled in Keys to Success program
194
This impact information is current as of August 2020, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

four stars

100.00

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 11/01/2019 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)
87.3%
  Administrative Expenses 6.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.44
  Program Expenses Growth 27.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Arizona Friends of Foster Children Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Arizona Friends of Foster Children Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Constituent Voice

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How is the organization collecting feedback?
Electronic surveys (by email, tablet, etc), Focus groups or interviews (by phone or in person)
How is the organization using feedback?
To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To identify where we are less inclusive or equitable across demographic groups, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve
With whom is the organization sharing feedback?
The people we serve, Our staff, Our board, Our funders, Our community partners
What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?
Note: This organization did not select any of the multiple choice responses to this question
Describe a recent change in your organization that resulted from feedback.
We conducted extensive client surveys during COVID-19 to determine the direction and scope of our Recharge, Reconnect, Reward Education Support award program
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Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Arizona Friends of Foster Children Foundation (AZ) 92.22 four stars
Roca (MA) 92.13 four stars
Family Giving Tree (CA) 90.13 four stars
Community Partners of Dallas (TX) 88.11 three stars
NPH USA (IL) 91.02 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,825,705
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $12,200
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,837,905
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,837,905
   Other Revenue $179,870
TOTAL REVENUE $3,017,775
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,295,125
   Administrative Expenses $139,233
   Fundraising Expenses $166,848
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,601,206
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $416,569
   
Net Assets $4,236,131

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

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 11/01/2019 92.22 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 86-0468850
Name in IRS Master File ARIZONA FRIENDS OF FOSTER CHILDREN FOUNDATION
NTEE Code P32
NTEE Classification Foster Care
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 June, 1984
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, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$81,898 3.14% Kris Jacober Executive Director

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Arizona Friends of Foster Children Foundation (AZ) 92.22 four stars
Children's Advocacy Center of Collier County (FL) 89.02 three stars
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Orangewood Foundation (CA) 93.37 four stars
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Charity Contact Info

Arizona Friends of Foster Children Foundation
360 East Coronado Road
Suite 190
Phoenix, AZ 85004
tel: (602) 252-9445
fax: (623) 487-3392
EIN: 86-0468850

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Board Leadership

Rick Rentschler & Edson Salas
Chairman

CEO

Kris Jacober
Executive Director

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