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Children's Alliance

A Voice for Washington's Children, Youth & Families

three stars

83.04

718 6th Avenue South Seattle, WA 98104
tel: (800) 854-5437   Web Site
EIN: 91-0982879

Board Leadership
Gabriela Quintana
Chair

CEO
Paola Maranan
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 83.04 three stars
  Financial 78.70 two 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.

Children's Alliance works to improve the well being of children by effecting positive changes in public policies, priorities, and programs. Our vision is that all of Washington's children will have what they need to grow up to be the people they dream of becoming. At the Children's Alliance, we're advocates for kids. We ensure that laws, policies and programs work for kids, and we hold our leaders accountable until they secure the resources required to make all children safe and healthy.

Children's Alliance works to improve the well being of children by effecting positive changes in public policies, priorities, and programs. Our vision is that all of Washington's children will have what they need to grow up to be the people they dream of becoming. At the Children's Alliance, we're advocates for kids. We ensure that laws, policies and programs work for kids, and we hold our leaders accountable until they secure the resources required to make all children safe and healthy.

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Financial

two stars

78.70

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)
71.7%
  Administrative Expenses 16.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.27
  Program Expenses Growth -3.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Children's Alliance on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Children's Alliance on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Children's Alliance (WA) 83.04 three stars
Mises Institute (AL) 91.17 four stars
Public Agenda (NY) 89.54 three stars
National Consumers League (DC) 86.24 three stars
Encore.org (CA) 91.15 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,054,134
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $46,276
   Fundraising Events $146,520
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,246,930
   Program Service Revenue $26,675
Total Primary Revenue $2,273,605
   Other Revenue $1,740
TOTAL REVENUE $2,275,345
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $975,099
   Administrative Expenses $258,434
   Fundraising Expenses $184,306
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,417,839
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $857,506
   
Net Assets $1,832,776

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
Closing Gaps in Racial Equity $481,623 49.4%
Expanding Access to Dental Care $247,070 25.3%
Annie E. Casey Foundation Kids Count $246,406 25.3%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 11/01/2019 83.04 three stars
2017-06 02/01/2019 82.23 three stars
2016-06 02/01/2018 84.97 three stars
2015-06 12/01/2016 84.97 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 86.56 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 86.60 three stars
2013-06 04/01/2015 82.59 three stars
2012-06 12/01/2013 92.77 four stars
2011-06 06/01/2013 92.96 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 91-0982879
Name in IRS Master File CHILDRENS ALLIANCE
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 (328) Combat juvenile delinquency
(509) Other legislative and political activities
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 March, 1977
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$87,841 6.19% Paola Maranan Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Children's Alliance (WA) 83.04 three stars
Cato Institute (DC) 91.62 four stars
Commonwealth Foundation (PA) 91.67 four stars
American Youth Policy Forum (DC) 91.99 four stars
Charity Navigator (NJ) 92.39 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Children's Alliance
718 6th Avenue South
Seattle, WA 98104
tel: (800) 854-5437
fax: (206) 325-6291
EIN: 91-0982879

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Board Leadership

Gabriela Quintana
Chair

CEO

Paola Maranan
Executive Director

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