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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services (Grantmaking)

A Better LA

A better Los Angeles

one star

61.01

1150 South Olive Street Suite 340
Los Angeles, CA 90015
tel: (213) 412-3111   Web Site
EIN: 20-2274095

Board Leadership
Matt Celenza
Chair

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 61.01 one star
  Financial 72.88 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 52.00 zero star
This rating was published 09/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

A Better LA, founded in 2004 by NFL coach Pete Carroll, is a nonprofit organization that supports community based solutions to restore peace, save lives, and link individuals in the inner city to resources they need in order to thrive. A Better LA works with trusted partners to bridge racial divides, create safer environments for children and families, and empower individuals to create better futures for themselves. By partnering with community-based organizations, A Better LA enables sustainable transformation to take root from within, offering people reason to hope for a better tomorrow.

A Better LA, founded in 2004 by NFL coach Pete Carroll, is a nonprofit organization that supports community based solutions to restore peace, save lives, and link individuals in the inner city to resources they need in order to thrive. A Better LA works with trusted partners to bridge racial divides, create safer environments for children and families, and empower individuals to create better futures for themselves. By partnering with community-based organizations, A Better LA enables sustainable transformation to take root from within, offering people reason to hope for a better tomorrow.

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Financial

two stars

72.88

Accountability & Transparency

zero star

52.00

This rating was published 09/01/2017 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)
77.6%
  Administrative Expenses 20.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.06
  Program Expenses Growth -28.3%
  Liabilities to Assets < 0.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by A Better LA on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by A Better LA on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
A Better LA (CA) 61.01 one star
The Indiana Youth Institute (IN) 86.06 three stars
Girl Scouts of Central Maryland (MD) 85.53 three stars
Boy Scouts of America Sioux Council (SD) 87.25 three stars
Girls Inc. of Omaha (NE) 97.35 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $609,118
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $609,118
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $609,118
   Other Revenue $0
TOTAL REVENUE $690,118
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $514,218
   Administrative Expenses $174,910
   Fundraising Expenses $13,951
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $703,079
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-93,961
   
Net Assets $84,144

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
2016-06 09/01/2017 61.01 one star
2014-06 12/21/2016 82.92 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 20-2274095
Name in IRS Master File A BETTER LA
NTEE Code P20
NTEE Classification Human Service Organizations - Multipurpose
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
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 October, 2005
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, 2016
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
  • June, 2011

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
None reported -- This organization did not report a CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$55,590 7.90% Rachana Anthony Former Managing Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
A Better LA (CA) 61.01 one star
Boys & Girls Club of South Central Kansas (KS) 86.67 three stars
Boys & Girls Club of Venice (CA) 85.54 three stars
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Carolinas (NC) 90.13 four stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Bay County (FL) 87.94 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

A Better LA
1150 South Olive Street
Suite 340
Los Angeles, CA 90015
tel: (213) 412-3111
fax: (213) 747-2252
EIN: 20-2274095

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Board Leadership

Matt Celenza
Chair

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