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Human Services : Children's and Family Services

Ele's Place

A healing center for grieving children and teens

three stars

87.66

1145 West Oakland Avenue Lansing, MI 48915
tel: (517) 482-1315   Web Site
EIN: 38-2976751

Board Leadership
Jeff Mason
Chair

CEO
Dan Layman
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.66 three stars
  Financial 91.10 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 05/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Ele's Place is a community based organization dedicated to creating awareness of and support for grieving children and their families. Through peer support group programs, Ele's Place helps children to cope with the death of a parent, sibling or other loved one. Each week at Ele's Place, hundreds of grieving children find a warm and welcoming place to meet new friends who really understand how they feel, and begin to heal after the death of a loved one.



Ele's Place is a community based organization dedicated to creating awareness of and support for grieving children and their families. Through peer support group programs, Ele's Place helps children to cope with the death of a parent, sibling or other loved one. Each week at Ele's Place, hundreds of grieving children find a warm and welcoming place to meet new friends who really understand how they feel, and begin to heal after the death of a loved one.



Financial

four stars

91.10

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 05/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
72.6%
  Administrative Expenses 12.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 14.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.19
  Program Expenses Growth 7.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Ele's Place on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Ele's Place on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Ele's Place (MI) 87.66 three stars
NPH USA (IL) 87.23 three stars
Miami Bridge Youth and Family Services (FL) 89.73 three stars
The Kentucky United Methodist Homes for Children & Youth (KY) 90.80 four stars
Operation Breakthrough (MO) 95.72 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,392,920
   Federated Campaigns $55,583
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,203,891
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $6,652,394
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $6,652,394
   Other Revenue $-14,413
TOTAL REVENUE $6,637,981
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,970,472
   Administrative Expenses $298,149
   Fundraising Expenses $525,751
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,794,372
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $3,843,609
   
Net Assets $10,895,011

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 05/01/2019 87.66 three stars
2016-12 06/01/2018 90.26 four stars
2015-12 03/01/2017 89.50 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 89.95 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 88.70 three stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 91.44 four stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 91.84 four stars
2011-12 04/01/2013 89.40 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 38-2976751
Name in IRS Master File ELES PLACE INC
NTEE Code O51
NTEE Classification Youth Community Service Clubs
NTEE Type Youth Development
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (349) Other youth organization or 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 August, 1991
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$118,318 4.23% Dan Layman President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Ele's Place (MI) 87.66 three stars
Free The Kids (NC) 94.74 four stars
The Children's Place (MO) 90.39 four stars
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley (CA) 88.36 three stars
Teen Parent Connection (IL) 92.23 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Ele's Place
1145 West Oakland Avenue
Lansing, MI 48915
tel: (517) 482-1315
fax: (517) 482-6608
EIN: 38-2976751

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Board Leadership

Jeff Mason
Chair

CEO

Dan Layman
President and CEO

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