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Community Action Stops Abuse

It takes a whole community to stop domestic violence.

three stars

88.68

P.O. Box 414 St. Petersburg, FL 33731
tel: (727) 895-4912   Web Site
EIN: 59-2114359

Board Leadership
Nicholas McDevitt
President

CEO
Shandra Riffey
Acting Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.68 three stars
  Financial 88.37 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

three stars

88.37

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
76.6%
  Administrative Expenses 14.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.22
  Program Expenses Growth 6.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 69.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Community Action Stops Abuse on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Community Action Stops Abuse on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Community Action Stops Abuse (FL) 88.68 three stars
SafePlace (TX) 94.10 four stars
Christine Ann Domestic Abuse Services (WI) 86.30 three stars
Shelter for Abused Women & Children (FL) 95.79 four stars
Jersey Battered Women's Service (NJ) 95.99 four stars

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Community Action Stops Abuse (CASA), has been working in the Tampa Bay area since 1977 providing refuge, crisis intervention, advocacy, professional training and community outreach to break the silence that isolates victims of domestic violence and prevents them from a life of hope, independence and peace. CASA staff members understand the courage it takes to disclose abuse, and they work with the community to build a network of support for survivors and their children.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,061,426
   Federated Campaigns $9,684
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $393,121
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,846,070
Total Contributions $4,310,301
   Program Service Revenue $53,249
Total Primary Revenue $4,363,550
   Other Revenue $33,659
TOTAL REVENUE $4,397,209
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,140,217
   Administrative Expenses $671,276
   Fundraising Expenses $465,017
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,276,510
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $120,699
   
Net Assets $4,533,129

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.

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Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 06/01/2016 88.68 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2015-06 02/01/2016 87.99 three stars
2014-06 09/01/2015 82.02 three stars
2013-06 07/01/2014 85.99 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 59-2114359
Name in IRS Master File COMMUNITY ACTION STOPS ABUSE INC
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (327) Prevention of cruelty to children
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, 1982
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$131,226 3.06% Linda Osmundson Executive Director

Community Action Stops Abuse (CASA), has been working in the Tampa Bay area since 1977 providing refuge, crisis intervention, advocacy, professional training and community outreach to break the silence that isolates victims of domestic violence and prevents them from a life of hope, independence and peace. CASA staff members understand the courage it takes to disclose abuse, and they work with the community to build a network of support for survivors and their children.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Community Action Stops Abuse (FL) 88.68 three stars
Domestic Violence Center of Chester County (PA) 86.13 three stars
The Spring of Tampa Bay (FL) 89.90 three stars
My Sister's Place (DC) 94.08 four stars
Family Violence Prevention Services, Inc. (TX) 90.02 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Community Action Stops Abuse
P.O. Box 414
St. Petersburg, FL 33731
tel: (727) 895-4912
TTY: (727) 828-1269
EIN: 59-2114359

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Board Leadership

Nicholas McDevitt
President

CEO

Shandra Riffey
Acting Executive Director

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