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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

North Marin Community Services

Success starts here

four stars

95.12

680 Wilson Avenue Novato, CA 94947
tel: (415) 892-1643   Web Site
EIN: 94-1735064

Board Leadership
Karen Dillon Gifford
President

CEO
Cheryl Paddack
CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 95.12 four stars
  Financial 93.11 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

North Marin Community Services is a merged organization of the Novato Youth Center and Novato Human Needs Center. Now stronger together, our mission is to empower youth, adults and families in our diverse community to achieve well-being, growth and success, and we envision a strong community with opportunities for all. Annually we serve 5,500 people in need through an array of services delivered by more than 60 highly qualified staff and 250 dedicated volunteers. We are proud that half of our staff is bilingual and we are able to serve a culturally and socio-economically diverse mix of families in a manner that integrates and unites our community. We provide educational, enrichment and support services at our two facilities in Novato, on Novato Unified School District campuses, at the Novato Teen Clinic (a partnership with Marin Community Clinics), and in the community through North Marin.

North Marin Community Services is a merged organization of the Novato Youth Center and Novato Human Needs Center. Now stronger together, our mission is to empower youth, adults and families in our diverse community to achieve well-being, growth and success, and we envision a strong community with opportunities for all. Annually we serve 5,500 people in need through an array of services delivered by more than 60 highly qualified staff and 250 dedicated volunteers. We are proud that half of our staff is bilingual and we are able to serve a culturally and socio-economically diverse mix of families in a manner that integrates and unites our community. We provide educational, enrichment and support services at our two facilities in Novato, on Novato Unified School District campuses, at the Novato Teen Clinic (a partnership with Marin Community Clinics), and in the community through North Marin.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2018
Visits to our Monday Teen Clinic for youth ages 12-21 accessing reproductive and behavioral healthcare increased by 43%; an additional 173 visits for a total of 516 free and confidential visits.
251
Number of people who received clinical mental health care
680
Number of clients participating in educational programs
300
Number of clients reporting increased knowledge after educational programs
11
Youth participated in a 10-week indoor soccer league, and all of those who completed our survey reported that the league increased the amount of time they have spent being physically active.
181
Novato Teen Clinic: Females who accessed the Teen Clinic used a Long-Acting Reversible Contraceptive. LARCs are promoted in our health education because they are the most effective at preventing pregn
29
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

four stars

93.11

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 03/01/2020 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 16.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.81
  Program Expenses Growth 14.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 6.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by North Marin Community Services on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by North Marin Community Services on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
North Marin Community Services (CA) 95.12 four stars
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Kentuckiana (KY) 88.39 three stars
BUILD, Inc. (IL) 93.91 four stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Wichita Falls (TX) 87.71 three stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Iowa (IA) 88.95 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,789,050
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $931,938
Total Contributions $3,720,988
   Program Service Revenue $955,897
Total Primary Revenue $4,676,885
   Other Revenue $162,747
TOTAL REVENUE $4,839,632
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,137,039
   Administrative Expenses $632,823
   Fundraising Expenses $269,221
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,039,083
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $800,549
   
Net Assets $5,807,524

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
Child Development $1,315,788 41.9%
Family & Community Engagement $1,219,541 38.9%
Health & Wellness $601,710 19.2%

Ratings History
North Marin Community Services has received 7 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 03/01/2020 95.12 four stars
2018-06 07/01/2019 90.65 four stars
2017-06 06/01/2018 90.71 four stars
2016-06 06/01/2017 90.71 four stars
2015-06 07/01/2016 90.71 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 90.98 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 90.40 four stars
2013-06 06/01/2014 90.87 four stars
2012-06 06/01/2013 86.47 three stars
2011-06 06/01/2012 85.71 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 86.01 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 12/22/2010 91.69 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 94-1735064
Name in IRS Master File NORTH MARIN COMMUNITY SERVICES
NTEE Code O20
NTEE Classification Youth Centers, Clubs, Multipurpose
NTEE Type Youth Development
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (317) Other sports or athletic 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 April, 1972
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, 2019
  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$144,729 3.58% Cheryl Paddack CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
North Marin Community Services (CA) 95.12 four stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade (FL) 88.73 three stars
Clearwater Camp Foundation (WI) 94.02 four stars
Action for Healthy Kids (IL) 87.43 three stars
Girl Scouts of Central Maryland (MD) 85.29 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

North Marin Community Services
680 Wilson Avenue
Novato, CA 94947
tel: (415) 892-1643
fax: (415) 892-5098
EIN: 94-1735064

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Board Leadership

Karen Dillon Gifford
President

CEO

Cheryl Paddack
CEO

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