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Community Development : Housing and Neighborhood Development

West Valley Community Services

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three stars

87.65

10104 Vista Drive Cupertino, CA 95014
tel: (408) 255-8033   Web Site
EIN: 94-2211685

Board Leadership
Monica Chandra
Chair

CEO
Josh Selo
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.65 three stars
  Financial 83.00 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

West Valley Community Services (WVCS) is a community-based agency that has been providing direct assistance and referral services to the west valley communities of Santa Clara County for 40 years. Founded in 1973, WVCS provides a continuum of basic needs, family support services and housing services including: information and referrals, food, transitional housing, affordable housing, financial assistance, and case management services. WVCS serves over 6,000 individuals and families annually in the west valley communities of Cupertino, Los Gatos, Monte Sereno, Saratoga, West San Jose and the unincorporated mountain regions.

West Valley Community Services (WVCS) is a community-based agency that has been providing direct assistance and referral services to the west valley communities of Santa Clara County for 40 years. Founded in 1973, WVCS provides a continuum of basic needs, family support services and housing services including: information and referrals, food, transitional housing, affordable housing, financial assistance, and case management services. WVCS serves over 6,000 individuals and families annually in the west valley communities of Cupertino, Los Gatos, Monte Sereno, Saratoga, West San Jose and the unincorporated mountain regions.

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Financial

three stars

83.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 08/01/2019 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)
85.9%
  Administrative Expenses 7.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.29
  Program Expenses Growth 5.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 76.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by West Valley Community Services on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by West Valley Community Services on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
West Valley Community Services (CA) 87.65 three stars
Hands On Atlanta (GA) 85.88 three stars
Robin Hood Foundation (NY) 92.38 four stars
Regional Plan Association (NY) 92.18 four stars
KaBOOM! (DC) 86.93 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,409,786
   Federated Campaigns $171,000
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $173,977
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,147,490
Total Contributions $3,902,253
   Program Service Revenue $353,931
Total Primary Revenue $4,256,184
   Other Revenue $89,095
TOTAL REVENUE $4,345,279
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,465,594
   Administrative Expenses $206,282
   Fundraising Expenses $213,626
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,885,502
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $459,777
   
Net Assets $1,546,556

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
Food and Nutritional Services $1,846,332 53.3%
Emergency Assistance $1,027,529 29.6%
Housing Resources and Assistance $591,733 17.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 08/01/2019 87.65 three stars
2017-06 08/01/2018 84.66 three stars
2016-06 12/01/2017 82.49 three stars
2015-06 10/01/2016 89.39 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 88.29 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 91.31 four stars
2013-06 05/01/2014 88.89 three stars
2011-06 04/01/2013 87.93 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 94-2211685
Name in IRS Master File WEST VALLEY COMMUNITY SERVICES OF SANTA CLARA COUNTY INC
NTEE Code L20
NTEE Classification Housing Development, Construction, Management
NTEE Type Housing, Shelter
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (564) Family planning
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, 1976
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
$115,271 2.96% Josh Selo Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
West Valley Community Services (CA) 87.65 three stars
Faith in Action (CA) 87.27 three stars
Enterprise Community Partners (MD) 94.66 four stars
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The Pike Place Market Foundation (WA) 97.17 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

West Valley Community Services
10104 Vista Drive
Cupertino, CA 95014
tel: (408) 255-8033
fax: (408) 366-6090
EIN: 94-2211685

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Board Leadership

Monica Chandra
Chair

CEO

Josh Selo
Executive Director

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