Disable all preview features

Human Services : Children's and Family Services

Safe & Sound

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

four stars

94.17

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 94.17 four stars
  Financial 91.76 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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

GuideStar is Charity Navigator's trusted partner in sharing information on how this organization seeks impact.  GuideStar has recognized this organization with a Platinum Seal of Transparency for voluntarily and publicly sharing information about how they measure their progress and results.  Learn More about Impact Information.
Reported Results
Total in 2018
Number of clients who self-report increased skills/knowledge after educational program/intervention
547
This impact information is current as of September 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

91.76

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

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)
78.1%
  Administrative Expenses 10.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.17
  Program Expenses Growth 8.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.5%
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) 94.17 four stars
National Council of Jewish Women, New York Section (NY) 92.95 four stars
House of Ruth, Washington, D.C. (DC) 90.71 four stars
Jewish Family Service of Greater New Orleans (LA) 90.70 four stars
Families Forward (CA) 100.00 four stars

Compare These Charities (Highly Rated)

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,449,727
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $670,294
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $2,220,450
Total Contributions $5,340,471
   Program Service Revenue $302,536
Total Primary Revenue $5,643,007
   Other Revenue $307,019
TOTAL REVENUE $5,950,026
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,632,525
   Administrative Expenses $594,230
   Fundraising Expenses $712,425
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,939,180
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $10,846
   
Net Assets $12,708,367

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
Children and Family Services $2,737,206 59.1%
Strategic Partnerships $1,428,302 30.8%
Community Education $467,017 10.1%

Ratings History
Safe & Sound has received 5 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 05/01/2019 94.17 four stars
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
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$175,126 2.94% Katie Albright Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Safe & Sound (CA) 94.17 four stars
pureHOPE (OH) 89.85 three stars
Hour Children (NY) 92.04 four stars
Open Door Community House, Inc. (GA) 92.17 four stars
Council of Social Concern (MA) 85.10 three stars

Compare These Charities (Highly Rated)

This charity has an official representative registered with Charity Navigator.

Charity Contact Info

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

Visit Web Site

Board Leadership

Melinda Ellis Evers
Chair

CEO

Katie Albright
Executive Director

Join Our Mailing List

Join over 400,000 other informed givers and get updates on charity ratings, new features, hot topics, and tips for donating.