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Human Services : Homeless Services

ForKids, inc.

We envision a future where no child is homeless.

four stars

92.22

4200 Colley Avenue P.O. Box 6044
Norfolk, VA 23508
tel: (757) 622-6400   Web Site
EIN: 54-1477799

Board Leadership
Rick Clarke
Chairman

CEO
Thaler McCormick
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.22 four stars
  Financial 99.97 four 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.

ForKids' Haven House Emergency Shelter opened in 1988 in Norfolk, Virginia providing emergency shelter to families experiencing homelessness. Almost thirty years later, ForKids is now the largest provider of year-round homeless services for families in Virginia. Dedicated to our mission of breaking the cycle of homelessness and poverty for families and children, ForKids works to quickly house families regardless of their barriers while employing a comprehensive array of services to help families address the issues that contributed to their housing crisis and develop a plan of action to achieve and maintain stability. ForKids is the only regional organization providing educational programs for children experiencing homelessness. ForKids Regional Housing Crisis Hotline is the central point of contact for families in crisis for all of Hampton Roads, connecting callers to over four hundred housing-related resources. ForKids combined services touch the lives of over 49,000 people each year.

ForKids' Haven House Emergency Shelter opened in 1988 in Norfolk, Virginia providing emergency shelter to families experiencing homelessness. Almost thirty years later, ForKids is now the largest provider of year-round homeless services for families in Virginia. Dedicated to our mission of breaking the cycle of homelessness and poverty for families and children, ForKids works to quickly house families regardless of their barriers while employing a comprehensive array of services to help families address the issues that contributed to their housing crisis and develop a plan of action to achieve and maintain stability. ForKids is the only regional organization providing educational programs for children experiencing homelessness. ForKids Regional Housing Crisis Hotline is the central point of contact for families in crisis for all of Hampton Roads, connecting callers to over four hundred housing-related resources. ForKids combined services touch the lives of over 49,000 people each year.

Financial

four stars

99.97

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)
84.9%
  Administrative Expenses 5.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.30
  Program Expenses Growth 17.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by ForKids, inc. on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by ForKids, inc. on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
ForKids, inc. (VA) 92.22 four stars
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Inspiration Corporation (IL) 88.45 three stars
Coalition for the Homeless of Central Florida (FL) 92.19 four stars
New York City Relief/The Relief Bus (NJ) 92.85 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,813,318
   Federated Campaigns $251,199
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $2,818,491
Total Contributions $8,883,008
   Program Service Revenue $153,493
Total Primary Revenue $9,036,501
   Other Revenue $791,314
TOTAL REVENUE $9,827,815
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,853,673
   Administrative Expenses $269,581
   Fundraising Expenses $704,062
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,827,316
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $3,000,499
   
Net Assets $7,736,328

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
Housing and Education programs $4,612,254 78.8%
Education $928,845 15.9%
Hotline $312,574 5.3%

Ratings History
ForKids, inc. has received 6 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-06 10/01/2017 92.22 four stars
2015-06 07/01/2016 94.74 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 96.66 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 95.97 four stars
2013-06 10/01/2014 97.00 four stars
2012-06 08/01/2013 91.75 four stars
2011-06 06/01/2012 92.14 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 54-1477799
Name in IRS Master File FORKIDS INC
NTEE Code L41
NTEE Classification Homeless, Temporary Shelter For
NTEE Type Housing, Shelter
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (399) Other housing 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, 1989
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
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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
$148,968 2.18% J. Thaler McCormick CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
ForKids, inc. (VA) 92.22 four stars
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Charity Contact Info

ForKids, inc.
4200 Colley Avenue
P.O. Box 6044
Norfolk, VA 23508
tel: (757) 622-6400
fax: (757) 622-3837
EIN: 54-1477799

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 6044
Norfolk, VA 23508

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Board Leadership

Rick Clarke
Chairman

CEO

Thaler McCormick
Chief Executive Officer

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