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Safe & Sound

Our programs empower children, enable parents to be better caregivers, and create a community to protect all children.

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four stars

94.96

1757 Waller Street San Francisco, CA 94117
tel: (415) 668-0494   Web Site
EIN: 94-2455072

Board Leadership
Melinda Ellis Evers
Chair

CEO
Katie Albright
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.96 four stars
  Financial 92.88 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Safe & Sound prevents child abuse and reduces its devastating impact.

Safe & Sound prevents child abuse and reduces its devastating impact.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2017
Number of groups brought together in a coalition/alliance/partnership
69
Number of eligible clients who report having access to an adequate array of services and supports
1,346
Number of clients who self-report increased skills/knowledge after educational program/intervention
449
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This impact information is current as of January 2019, 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

92.88

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2018 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)
77.6%
  Administrative Expenses 9.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.32
  Program Expenses Growth 18.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Safe & Sound on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Safe & Sound on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Safe & Sound (CA) 94.96 four stars
The Family Conservancy (KS) 87.63 three stars
Providence Connections (PA) 89.01 three stars
Family & Intercultural Resource Center (CO) 88.82 three stars
Jewish Family Service of Dallas (TX) 92.03 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,904,612
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $617,297
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,828,015
Total Contributions $5,349,924
   Program Service Revenue $209,768
Total Primary Revenue $5,559,692
   Other Revenue $220,175
TOTAL REVENUE $5,779,867
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,448,188
   Administrative Expenses $669,240
   Fundraising Expenses $733,183
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,850,611
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,070,744
   
Net Assets $12,666,375

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
Family Support $2,842,429 52.2%
Strategic Partnerships $1,585,888 29.1%
Community Education $1,019,871 18.7%

Ratings History
Safe & Sound has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 06/01/2018 94.96 four stars
2015-12 07/01/2017 92.80 four stars
2014-12 07/01/2016 92.71 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 92.18 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 94.07 four stars
2013-12 09/01/2015 92.31 four stars
2013-12 08/01/2015 89.43 three stars
2012-12 05/01/2014 94.00 four stars
2011-12 09/01/2013 94.93 four stars
2011-12 06/01/2013 91.15 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 94-2455072
Name in IRS Master File SAFE & SOUND
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (327) Prevention of cruelty to children
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 June, 1976
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
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  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$174,566 2.54% Katie Albright Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Safe & Sound (CA) 94.96 four stars
Children's Aid (NY) 86.93 three stars
Association to Benefit Children (NY) 96.61 four stars
Wesley Community Center (TX) 95.80 four stars
Jewish Family & Children's Service of the Suncoast (FL) 89.63 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Safe & Sound
1757 Waller Street
San Francisco, CA 94117
tel: (415) 668-0494
EIN: 94-2455072

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Board Leadership

Melinda Ellis Evers
Chair

CEO

Katie Albright
Executive Director

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