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Coalition to Abolish Slavery & Trafficking (CAST)

A survivor-centered approach to ending slavery

four stars

90.07

5042 Wilshire Boulevard Suite 586
Los Angeles, CA 90034
tel: (213) 365-1906   Web Site
EIN: 10-0008533

Board Leadership
Sr. Anncarla Costello
Board President

CEO
Kay Buck
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.07 four stars
  Financial 86.54 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

CAST (Coalition to Abolish Slavery and Trafficking) is the first and only organization in the country dedicated exclusively to assisting trafficked persons. CAST provides direct services to meet the immediate food, shelter, medical and legal needs of trafficked persons. CAST also conducts advocacy and training to law enforcement, service providers, policymakers and the general public to improve survivors' access to justice. Since its establishment in 1998, CAST, the largest service provider in the country, has worked with hundreds of survivors of trafficking and trained over 10,000 service providers and law enforcement. In Spring of 2004, CAST opened the first shelter in the country for survivors of trafficking. On January 11, 2010, International Human Trafficking Awareness Day, CAST will launch a month long public awareness campaign to let communities know what they can do to fight human trafficking.

CAST (Coalition to Abolish Slavery and Trafficking) is the first and only organization in the country dedicated exclusively to assisting trafficked persons. CAST provides direct services to meet the immediate food, shelter, medical and legal needs of trafficked persons. CAST also conducts advocacy and training to law enforcement, service providers, policymakers and the general public to improve survivors' access to justice. Since its establishment in 1998, CAST, the largest service provider in the country, has worked with hundreds of survivors of trafficking and trained over 10,000 service providers and law enforcement. In Spring of 2004, CAST opened the first shelter in the country for survivors of trafficking. On January 11, 2010, International Human Trafficking Awareness Day, CAST will launch a month long public awareness campaign to let communities know what they can do to fight human trafficking.

Financial

three stars

86.54

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 09/01/2018 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)
72.9%
  Administrative Expenses 13.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.70
  Program Expenses Growth 22.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 11.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Coalition to Abolish Slavery & Trafficking (CAST) on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Coalition to Abolish Slavery & Trafficking (CAST) on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Coalition to Abolish Slavery & Trafficking (CAST) (CA) 90.07 four stars
Interfaith Assistance Ministry (NC) 87.89 three stars
The Tony Robbins Foundation (CA) 92.24 four stars
Yamhill Community Action Partnership (OR) 95.47 four stars
OUR Center (CO) 93.05 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,373,251
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $655,833
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,758,638
Total Contributions $3,787,722
   Program Service Revenue $4,027
Total Primary Revenue $3,791,749
   Other Revenue $-28,908
TOTAL REVENUE $3,762,841
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,820,082
   Administrative Expenses $366,833
   Fundraising Expenses $595,248
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,782,163
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-19,322
   
Net Assets $2,183,616

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
Empowerment $1,519,434 53.9%
Legal/Policy $924,523 32.8%
Partnerships, Outreach and Training $376,125 13.3%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 09/01/2018 90.07 four stars
2016-06 02/01/2018 88.32 three stars
2015-06 12/01/2016 92.06 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 88.07 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 90.59 four stars
2013-06 11/01/2014 89.44 three stars
2012-06 11/01/2013 88.48 three stars
2011-06 10/01/2012 90.55 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 10-0008533
Name in IRS Master File COALITION TO ABOLISH SLAVERY & TRAFFICKING
NTEE Code I73
NTEE Classification Sexual Abuse, Prevention of
NTEE Type Crime, Legal-Related
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 April, 2003
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013

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
$178,528 4.72% Kay Buck Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Coalition to Abolish Slavery & Trafficking (CAST) (CA) 90.07 four stars
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The Brother Benno Foundation (CA) 95.89 four stars
Society of St. Vincent de Paul of San Mateo County (CA) 93.91 four stars
Chicago Lights (IL) 88.18 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Coalition to Abolish Slavery & Trafficking (CAST)
5042 Wilshire Boulevard
Suite 586
Los Angeles, CA 90034
tel: (213) 365-1906
fax: (213) 365-5257
EIN: 10-0008533

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Board Leadership

Sr. Anncarla Costello
Board President

CEO

Kay Buck
Executive Director

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