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Catholic Charities of St. Louis

Eight organizations. One cause. A stronger community.

four stars

95.47

4445 Lindell Boulevard St. Louis, MO 63108
tel: (314) 367-5500   Web Site
EIN: 43-0653270

Board Leadership
Ed Puzzella
Chair

CEO
Theresa E. Ruzicka
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 95.47 four stars
  Financial 95.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/23/2020 using data provided by the charity on a consolidated pro forma 990 which was verified against 990s received from the IRS.

Catholic Charities of St. Louis has been helping people in need since 1912, and is one of the largest providers of social services in the state of Missouri. Our family of eight agencies are supported by the Catholic Charities Central Office, and together our services impacted more than 107,000 in 2019. Catholic Charities serves the 11 counties of the St. Louis Archdiocese. Catholic Charities serves a wide range of people: children who suffer from abuse and neglect, adults who are homeless or at risk of homelessness; women who are abused; parents, individuals, and children requiring counseling; people struggling as the result of substance use disorders; older adults in need of assistance with daily living; and many more. The goal is clear. Catholic Charities seeks to break the cycles of poverty, abuse and neglect, empower people to make permanent changes in their lives and support people to lead self-sufficient, dignified lives.

Catholic Charities of St. Louis has been helping people in need since 1912, and is one of the largest providers of social services in the state of Missouri. Our family of eight agencies are supported by the Catholic Charities Central Office, and together our services impacted more than 107,000 in 2019. Catholic Charities serves the 11 counties of the St. Louis Archdiocese. Catholic Charities serves a wide range of people: children who suffer from abuse and neglect, adults who are homeless or at risk of homelessness; women who are abused; parents, individuals, and children requiring counseling; people struggling as the result of substance use disorders; older adults in need of assistance with daily living; and many more. The goal is clear. Catholic Charities seeks to break the cycles of poverty, abuse and neglect, empower people to make permanent changes in their lives and support people to lead self-sufficient, dignified lives.

Financial

four stars

95.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 12/23/2020 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)
91.3%
  Administrative Expenses 4.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.60
  Program Expenses Growth 45.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 24.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Catholic Charities of St. Louis on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Catholic Charities of St. Louis on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Catholic Charities of St. Louis (MO) 95.47 four stars
Catholic Charities, Diocese of Venice, Inc. (FL) 94.90 four stars
Catholic Charities, Inc. - Diocese of Wichita (KS) 87.76 three stars
Catholic Social Services of Anchorage (AK) 93.96 four stars
Catholic Charities of Northern Nevada (NV) 92.74 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,551,168
   Federated Campaigns $321,524
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $18,280
   Related Organizations $565,504
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $6,456,476
   Program Service Revenue $5,912,157
Total Primary Revenue $12,368,633
   Other Revenue $287,462
TOTAL REVENUE $12,656,095
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $9,103,071
   Administrative Expenses $757,651
   Fundraising Expenses $365,907
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $10,226,629
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,429,466
   
Net Assets $14,650,972

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
Catholic Charities of St. Louis has received 5 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 12/23/2020 95.47 four stars
2018-06 10/01/2019 95.47 four stars
2017-06 12/01/2018 95.47 four stars
2017-06 07/01/2018 93.91 four stars
2016-06 09/01/2017 90.48 four stars
2015-06 08/01/2016 91.22 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 88.94 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 05/01/2015 82.78 three stars
2013-06 06/01/2014 83.97 three stars
2012-06 12/01/2013 76.09 two stars
2011-06 08/01/2012 79.15 two 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 43-0653270
Name in IRS Master File CATHOLIC CHARITIES OF ST LOUIS
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 (1) Church, synagogue, etc
(150) Hospital
(120) Publishing 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 Subordinate - the organization is a subordinate in a group ruling.
Group Name UNITED STATES CONFERENCE OF CATHOLIC BISHOPS
Ruling Date March, 1946
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
$177,937 1.73% Theresa Ruzicka President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Catholic Charities of St. Louis (MO) 95.47 four stars
Catholic Charities of the East Bay (CA) 92.37 four stars
Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City (OK) 90.44 four stars
Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas (KS) 85.53 three stars
Catholic Charities Southwestern Ohio (OH) 85.38 three stars

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This charity has an official representative registered with Charity Navigator.

Note: This rating represents consolidated financial data for these organizations:

  • Catholic Charities, Archdiocese of St. Louis
  • Catholic Charities Foundation (43-1307878)

Charity Contact Info

Catholic Charities of St. Louis
4445 Lindell Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63108
tel: (314) 367-5500
fax: (314) 289-8037
EIN: 43-0653270

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 952393
St. Louis, MO 63195

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Board Leadership

Ed Puzzella
Chair

CEO

Theresa E. Ruzicka
President

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