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Human Services : Children's and Family Services

Invest in Kids

Committed to Improving the Health and Well-Being of Vulnerable Colorado Children

three stars

89.79

1775 Sherman Street Suite 1445
Denver, CO 80203
tel: (303) 839-1808   Web Site
EIN: 84-1455282

Board Leadership
Eric Hilty
Chair

CEO
Lisa Hill
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.79 three stars
  Financial 86.14 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Invest in Kids works with communities to improve the health and well-being of young children, particularly those of low-income families, through effective, research-based programs.

Invest in Kids works with communities to improve the health and well-being of young children, particularly those of low-income families, through effective, research-based programs.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2018
Number of parents who received The Incredible Years Preschool BASIC Parent Program
603
Number of teachers who completed The Incredible Years Teacher Classroom Management Program (TCM)
108
Number of students in classrooms where the teacher completed The Incredible Years TCM
216
Number of teachers who delivered The Incredible Years Dinosaur School curriculum
479
Number of students who received The Incredible Years Dinosaur School curriculum
6,769
This impact information is current as of March 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

three stars

86.14

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 06/01/2020 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)
78.4%
  Administrative Expenses 7.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 14.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.16
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.59
  Program Expenses Growth 8.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 8.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Invest in Kids on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Invest in Kids on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Invest in Kids (CO) 89.79 three stars
Sister Carmen Community Center (CO) 90.64 four stars
Guardian Angel Settlement Association (MO) 90.58 four stars
National Council of Jewish Women, New York Section (NY) 92.95 four stars
Goodman Jewish Family Service of Broward County (FL) 91.16 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,173,926
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $178,930
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,059,032
Total Contributions $2,411,888
   Program Service Revenue $140,664
Total Primary Revenue $2,552,552
   Other Revenue $5,296
TOTAL REVENUE $2,557,848
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,232,737
   Administrative Expenses $173,761
   Fundraising Expenses $354,670
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,761,168
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-203,320
   
Net Assets $1,524,882

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
Incredible Years $1,481,526 66.4%
Nurse-Family Partnership $751,211 33.6%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 06/01/2020 89.79 three stars
2018-06 09/03/2019 84.68 three stars
2016-12 07/01/2018 82.39 three stars
2016-12 02/01/2018 74.55 two stars
2015-12 06/01/2017 84.82 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 85.97 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 87.80 three stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 89.15 three stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 89.42 three stars
2011-12 09/01/2013 91.40 four stars
2011-12 06/01/2013 90.95 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 84-1455282
Name in IRS Master File INVEST IN KIDS
NTEE Code O99
NTEE Classification Youth Development N.E.C.
NTEE Type Youth Development
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
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 October, 1998
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, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$94,110 3.40% Lisa Hill Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$108,461 3.92% Michelle Neal Program Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Invest in Kids (CO) 89.79 three stars
Harlem Children's Zone (NY) 93.51 four stars
The Korean-American Family Service Center, Inc. (NY) 89.16 three stars
Christian Family Care (AZ) 92.58 four stars
Jewish Family Service Agency (NV) 89.48 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Invest in Kids
1775 Sherman Street
Suite 1445
Denver, CO 80203
tel: (303) 839-1808
fax: (303) 839-1695
EIN: 84-1455282

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Board Leadership

Eric Hilty
Chair

CEO

Lisa Hill
Executive Director

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