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Human Services : Children's and Family Services

Sister Carmen Community Center

A Family Resource Center

three stars

86.54

655 Aspen Ridge Drive Lafayette, CO 80026
tel: (303) 665-4342   Web Site
EIN: 84-0820308

Board Leadership
Don Sprague
Chair

CEO
Suzanne Crawford
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.54 three stars
  Financial 84.47 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 10/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1978, Sister Carmen Community Center (SCCC) is a Family Resource Center and East Boulder County's only comprehensive source of individual and family services. They have been serving their community for over 30 years. They utilize a strengths-based approach in working with participants, recognizing that everyone has a collection of strengths upon which to build. Many programs will refer to helping their participants reach Self Sufficiency. While they use that term, they also recognize that no individual or family is an island. People need people. They want to provide families the resources that can support their efforts towards achieving economic stability and building natural community supports.

Founded in 1978, Sister Carmen Community Center (SCCC) is a Family Resource Center and East Boulder County's only comprehensive source of individual and family services. They have been serving their community for over 30 years. They utilize a strengths-based approach in working with participants, recognizing that everyone has a collection of strengths upon which to build. Many programs will refer to helping their participants reach Self Sufficiency. While they use that term, they also recognize that no individual or family is an island. People need people. They want to provide families the resources that can support their efforts towards achieving economic stability and building natural community supports.

Financial

three stars

84.47

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 10/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
93.4%
  Administrative Expenses 3.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.59
  Program Expenses Growth 2.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 21.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Sister Carmen Community Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Sister Carmen Community Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Sister Carmen Community Center (CO) 86.54 three stars
Martha's Table (DC) 95.97 four stars
Jewish Family Service of Seattle (WA) 88.45 three stars
Jeremiah Program (MN) 85.23 three stars
Providence Connections (PA) 86.70 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,191,110
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $438,621
Total Contributions $3,629,731
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $3,629,731
   Other Revenue $154,530
TOTAL REVENUE $3,784,261
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,757,225
   Administrative Expenses $173,634
   Fundraising Expenses $157,582
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,088,441
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-304,180
   
Net Assets $2,663,651

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
2016-06 10/01/2017 86.54 three stars
2015-06 07/01/2016 93.98 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 90.58 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 90.74 four stars
2013-06 09/01/2014 91.52 four stars
2012-06 06/01/2013 91.93 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 84-0820308
Name in IRS Master File SISTER CARMEN COMMUNITY CENTER INC
NTEE Code P28
NTEE Classification Neighborhood Centers, Settlement Houses
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (429) Other inner city or community benefit 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 February, 1981
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

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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$85,870 2.10% Suzanne Crawford CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Sister Carmen Community Center (CO) 86.54 three stars
Several Sources Shelters (NJ) 94.30 four stars
Guardian Angel Settlement Association (MO) 97.45 four stars
Families Forward (CA) 99.51 four stars
Providence Connections (PA) 86.70 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Sister Carmen Community Center
655 Aspen Ridge Drive
Lafayette, CO 80026
tel: (303) 665-4342
fax: (303) 665-4960
EIN: 84-0820308

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Board Leadership

Don Sprague
Chair

CEO

Suzanne Crawford
Chief Executive Officer

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