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Human Services : Children's and Family Services

Arizona Friends of Foster Children Foundation

We fund fun

94.34

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

Board Leadership
Meredith DeAngelis
Chair

CEO
Kris Jacober
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.34
  Financial 100.00
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00
This rating was published 04/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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.

Financial

100.00

Accountability & Transparency

92.00

This rating was published 04/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
88.3%
  Administrative Expenses 4.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.22
  Program Expenses Growth 24.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.3%
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.

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Electronic surveys (by email, tablet, etc), Focus groups or interviews (by phone or in person)
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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
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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) 94.34
SOS Children's Villages - Illinois (IL) 89.64
Holiday Express (NJ) 90.38
Kids House of Seminole, Inc. (FL) 86.88
Comic Relief Inc. (NY) 90.71

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,755,995
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $13,000
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,768,995
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,768,995
   Other Revenue $190,303
TOTAL REVENUE $2,959,298
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,836,733
   Administrative Expenses $87,061
   Fundraising Expenses $224,366
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,148,160
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-188,862
   
Net Assets $4,417,633

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
Arizona Friends of Foster Children Foundation has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 04/01/2021 94.34
2018-12 11/01/2019 92.22

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)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$85,570 2.71% Kris Jacober Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Arizona Friends of Foster Children Foundation (AZ) 94.34
Amigos For Kids (FL) 86.70
American Friends of Migdal Ohr (NY) 90.09
Teen Parent Connection (IL) 93.91
Arizona Helping Hands (AZ) 98.23

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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

Meredith DeAngelis
Chair

CEO

Kris Jacober
Executive Director

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