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Human Services : Children's and Family Services

San Francisco CASA

I am for the child

four stars

92.51

2535 Mission Street San Francisco, CA 94110
tel: (415) 398-8001   Web Site
EIN: 94-3039028

Board Leadership
Allison Eisenhardt
Chair

CEO
Renée Espinoza
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.51 four stars
  Financial 89.41 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

San Francisco CASA transforms the lives of abused and neglected foster youth by providing one consistent, caring volunteer advocate, trained to address each child's needs in the court and the community. SFCASA volunteers provide judges with the crucial information needed to make sound decisions that affect the lives of foster children. Volunteers help these children by: advocating for safe, permanent, and nurturing homes; addressing their educational, healthcare, and other urgent needs; and helping them to develop permanent connections in the community. All volunteers are screened, trained, and supervised by professional SFCASA staff.

San Francisco CASA transforms the lives of abused and neglected foster youth by providing one consistent, caring volunteer advocate, trained to address each child's needs in the court and the community. SFCASA volunteers provide judges with the crucial information needed to make sound decisions that affect the lives of foster children. Volunteers help these children by: advocating for safe, permanent, and nurturing homes; addressing their educational, healthcare, and other urgent needs; and helping them to develop permanent connections in the community. All volunteers are screened, trained, and supervised by professional SFCASA staff.

Financial

three stars

89.41

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 07/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
74.2%
  Administrative Expenses 6.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 19.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.74
  Program Expenses Growth 16.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by San Francisco CASA on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by San Francisco CASA on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
San Francisco CASA (CA) 92.51 four stars
Voices for Utah Children (UT) 88.95 three stars
Citizens' Committee for Children of New York (NY) 88.26 three stars
Sunflower House (KS) 93.82 four stars
Florida's Children First (FL) 94.54 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,274,408
   Federated Campaigns $150
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $497,142
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $212,382
Total Contributions $1,984,082
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,984,082
   Other Revenue $-37,761
TOTAL REVENUE $1,946,321
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $945,441
   Administrative Expenses $71,145
   Fundraising Expenses $298,319
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,314,905
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $631,416
   
Net Assets $2,004,554

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
Mentoring and advocacy for foster youth $945,441 100.0%

Ratings History
San Francisco CASA has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 07/01/2018 92.51 four stars
2016-06 10/01/2017 91.32 four stars
2016-06 08/01/2017 90.87 four stars
2015-06 08/01/2016 84.82 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 83.21 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 79.08 two stars
2013-06 12/22/2014 76.82 two stars
2012-06 11/01/2014 73.60 two stars
2012-06 11/01/2013 73.14 two stars
2011-06 06/01/2013 83.16 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 94-3039028
Name in IRS Master File SAN FRANCISCO COURT APPOINTED SPECIAL ADVOCATE PROGRAM
NTEE Code R20
NTEE Classification Civil Rights, Advocacy for Specific Groups
NTEE Type Civil Rights, Social Action, Advocacy
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (327) Prevention of cruelty to children
(994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
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 August, 1987
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

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$122,003 9.27% Renee Espinosa Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
San Francisco CASA (CA) 92.51 four stars
Center for the Study of Social Policy (DC) 87.26 three stars
Family First (FL) 91.16 four stars
INCLUDEnyc (NY) 94.57 four stars
Public Citizens for Children and Youth (PA) 94.03 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

San Francisco CASA
2535 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94110
tel: (415) 398-8001
EIN: 94-3039028

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Board Leadership

Allison Eisenhardt
Chair

CEO

Renée Espinoza
Executive Director

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