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Human Services : Children's and Family Services

The Dougy Center

The national center for grieving children and families

three stars

85.22

3903 SE 52nd Avenue Portland, OR 97206
tel: (866) 775-5683   Web Site
EIN: 93-0833241

Board Leadership
Charles Mello
Chair

CEO
Brennan Wood
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.22 three stars
  Financial 79.49 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of The Dougy Center is to provide support in a safe place where children, teens, young adults and their families grieving a death can share their experiences. The Dougy Center, the first center in the United States to provide peer support groups for grieving children, was founded in 1982. Today, The Dougy Center serves 400 children and their 250 adult family members each month. Our 27, open-ended peer support groups meet every other week and are divided by age, type of death (illness, sudden death, murder, suicide) and who died (parent, sibling). We provide educational materials about children and grief and training opportunities to local and national agencies in need of our expertise. We are widely known for our groundbreaking grief support group model, and our expertise has spread nationally and internationally.

The mission of The Dougy Center is to provide support in a safe place where children, teens, young adults and their families grieving a death can share their experiences. The Dougy Center, the first center in the United States to provide peer support groups for grieving children, was founded in 1982. Today, The Dougy Center serves 400 children and their 250 adult family members each month. Our 27, open-ended peer support groups meet every other week and are divided by age, type of death (illness, sudden death, murder, suicide) and who died (parent, sibling). We provide educational materials about children and grief and training opportunities to local and national agencies in need of our expertise. We are widely known for our groundbreaking grief support group model, and our expertise has spread nationally and internationally.

Financial

two stars

79.49

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 11/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
69.7%
  Administrative Expenses 10.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 20.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.25
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.26
  Program Expenses Growth 6.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Dougy Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Dougy Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Dougy Center (OR) 85.22 three stars
Wesley Community Center (TX) 90.52 four stars
Ruth & Norman Rales Jewish Family Service (FL) 94.74 four stars
Edgewood Children's Ranch (FL) 91.36 four stars
Mission of Hope (TN) 88.00 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $995,889
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $173,909
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,169,798
   Program Service Revenue $55,833
Total Primary Revenue $1,225,631
   Other Revenue $675,348
TOTAL REVENUE $1,900,979
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,449,637
   Administrative Expenses $181,344
   Fundraising Expenses $338,978
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,969,959
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-68,980
   
Net Assets $6,630,590

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
Support and Training to Assist Grieving Children $1,449,637 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 11/01/2020 85.22 three stars
2018-06 07/01/2019 81.92 three stars
2017-06 07/01/2018 85.69 three stars
2016-06 10/01/2017 83.21 three stars
2015-06 07/01/2016 82.91 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 78.77 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 77.79 two stars
2013-06 10/01/2014 77.56 two stars
2012-06 09/01/2013 81.18 three stars
2011-06 09/01/2012 84.82 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 93-0833241
Name in IRS Master File DOUGY CENTER INC
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 (179) Other health services
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 July, 1983
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, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$126,362 6.41% Brennan Wood Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Dougy Center (OR) 85.22 three stars
Port Chester Carver Center (NY) 94.16 four stars
Several Sources Shelters (NJ) 89.00 three stars
Children's Home Society of Florida (FL) 85.55 three stars
Florence Crittenton Services of Colorado (CO) 92.31 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

The Dougy Center
3903 SE 52nd Avenue
Portland, OR 97206
tel: (866) 775-5683
fax: (503) 777-3097
EIN: 93-0833241

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 86852
Portland, OR 97286

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Board Leadership

Charles Mello
Chair

CEO

Brennan Wood
Executive Director

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