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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Tennyson Center for Children

At Colorado Christian Home.

four stars

91.83

2950 Tennyson Street Denver, CO 80212
tel: (303) 433-2541   Web Site
EIN: 61-1458290

Board Leadership
Jody Harper Alderman
Chairman of the Board

CEO
Ned Breslin
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.83 four stars
  Financial 90.81 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 2003, Tennyson Center for Children at Colorado Christian Home works with children, youth, and their families to overcome a variety of life crises, including abuse and neglect. As a treatment center and K-12 school for emotionally and crisis-affected children, the Tennyson Center for Children is dedicated to ensuring that these kids have the fighting chance they deserve at a satisfying and fulfilling life. They strive as professionals and concerned citizens to provide competent and caring treatment, education, and advocacy services that are community-based, family-focused, and child-centered.

Founded in 2003, Tennyson Center for Children at Colorado Christian Home works with children, youth, and their families to overcome a variety of life crises, including abuse and neglect. As a treatment center and K-12 school for emotionally and crisis-affected children, the Tennyson Center for Children is dedicated to ensuring that these kids have the fighting chance they deserve at a satisfying and fulfilling life. They strive as professionals and concerned citizens to provide competent and caring treatment, education, and advocacy services that are community-based, family-focused, and child-centered.

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Financial

four stars

90.81

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 09/03/2019 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)
79.1%
  Administrative Expenses 13.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.18
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.81
  Program Expenses Growth 10.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Tennyson Center for Children on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Tennyson Center for Children on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Tennyson Center for Children (CO) 91.83 four stars
Boys Town Jerusalem Foundation of America (NY) 85.69 three stars
Covenant House Texas (TX) 90.58 four stars
Our Little Haven (MO) 95.16 four stars
Crossnore School (NC) 94.62 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,670,083
   Federated Campaigns $169,774
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,460,511
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $152,187
Total Contributions $5,452,555
   Program Service Revenue $8,473,782
Total Primary Revenue $13,926,337
   Other Revenue $703,783
TOTAL REVENUE $14,630,120
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $10,965,886
   Administrative Expenses $1,860,792
   Fundraising Expenses $1,024,755
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $13,851,433
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $778,687
   
Net Assets $14,321,520

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
Residential $4,609,884 42.0%
Community Based Family Services $3,303,932 30.1%
Education and Day Treatment $3,052,070 27.8%

Ratings History
Tennyson Center for Children has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-09 09/03/2019 91.83 four stars
2017-09 12/21/2018 91.30 four stars
2016-09 12/22/2017 95.63 four stars
2015-09 04/01/2017 93.37 four stars
2015-09 11/01/2016 91.28 four stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 87.94 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 11/01/2015 84.61 three stars
2013-09 09/01/2014 88.35 three stars
2012-09 06/01/2013 85.03 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 61-1458290
Name in IRS Master File TENNYSON CENTER FOR CHILDREN AT COLORADO CHRISTIAN HOME
NTEE Code P30
NTEE Classification Children's, Youth Services
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable 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 May, 2004
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • September, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$147,849 1.06% Edward D Breslin President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Tennyson Center for Children (CO) 91.83 four stars
Florida United Methodist Children's Home (FL) 91.17 four stars
HOPE South Florida (FL) 86.41 three stars
Covenant House New York (NY) 85.51 three stars
Youth For Tomorrow (VA) 85.01 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Tennyson Center for Children
2950 Tennyson Street
Denver, CO 80212
tel: (303) 433-2541
EIN: 61-1458290

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Board Leadership

Jody Harper Alderman
Chairman of the Board

CEO

Ned Breslin
Chief Executive Officer

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