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Children's Advocacy Center of Southwest Florida

Stopping child abuse - One child at a time

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four stars

90.46

3830 Evans Avenue Fort Myers, FL 33901
tel: (239) 939-2808   Web Site
EIN: 65-0007620

Board Leadership
Noelle Branning
Board President

CEO
Jill Turner
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.46 four stars
  Financial 86.51 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Since 1981, Children's Advocacy Center of Southwest Florida, Inc. (CAC) has advocated for a healthy, safe community for children through a multidisciplinary team approach to child abuse and neglect.
Our mission is to assess and treat kids believed to have been physically or sexually abused or to be "at-risk" of such abuse, and to provide a safe place for them to come and be heard.
We offer abuse determination services, as well as therapeutic counseling, parenting education, and prevention programs in Lee, Hendry, Glades, and Charlotte Counties.
We are the only children's advocacy center in the four-county area accredited by the National Children's Alliance, and the largest children's advocacy center in the state of Florida. In 2013, we treated over 5,000 children and their families.

Since 1981, Children's Advocacy Center of Southwest Florida, Inc. (CAC) has advocated for a healthy, safe community for children through a multidisciplinary team approach to child abuse and neglect.
Our mission is to assess and treat kids believed to have been physically or sexually abused or to be "at-risk" of such abuse, and to provide a safe place for them to come and be heard.
We offer abuse determination services, as well as therapeutic counseling, parenting education, and prevention programs in Lee, Hendry, Glades, and Charlotte Counties.
We are the only children's advocacy center in the four-county area accredited by the National Children's Alliance, and the largest children's advocacy center in the state of Florida. In 2013, we treated over 5,000 children and their families.

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This impact information is current as of November 2018, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. Impact information published on this organization's rating page has no effect on its rating at this time.

Financial

three stars

86.51

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 07/01/2018 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)
86.2%
  Administrative Expenses 11.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.84
  Program Expenses Growth 3.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 29.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Children's Advocacy Center of Southwest Florida on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Children's Advocacy Center of Southwest Florida on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Children's Advocacy Center of Southwest Florida (FL) 90.46 four stars
University City Children's Center (MO) 89.04 three stars
Immokalee Child Care Center (FL) 91.40 four stars
Providence House (OH) 93.33 four stars
Judi's House (CO) 95.06 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $582,201
   Federated Campaigns $343,850
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $13,159
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $2,553,185
Total Contributions $3,492,395
   Program Service Revenue $13,402
Total Primary Revenue $3,505,797
   Other Revenue $-3,665
TOTAL REVENUE $3,502,132
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,915,978
   Administrative Expenses $401,101
   Fundraising Expenses $90,182
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,407,261
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $94,871
   
Net Assets $2,833,113

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
Child Protection Team (CPT) $1,561,267 53.5%
Family Alliance $698,618 24.0%
Prevention Program $656,093 22.5%

Ratings History
Children's Advocacy Center of Southwest Florida has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 07/01/2018 90.46 four stars
2016-06 10/01/2017 91.44 four stars
2015-06 07/01/2016 93.01 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 88.41 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 90.83 four stars
2013-06 06/01/2014 89.08 three stars
2012-06 08/01/2013 82.56 three stars
2011-06 02/01/2013 85.09 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 65-0007620
Name in IRS Master File CHILDRENS ADVOCACY CENTER OF SW FLORIDA INC
NTEE Code P62
NTEE Classification Victims' Services
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (327) Prevention of cruelty to children
(349) Other youth organization or 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 January, 1989
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, 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
$115,864 3.40% Jill Turner Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Children's Advocacy Center of Southwest Florida (FL) 90.46 four stars
Storyteller Children's Center (CA) 91.38 four stars
Our Kids (TN) 85.53 three stars
ZERO TO THREE (DC) 93.32 four stars
Providence House (OH) 93.33 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Children's Advocacy Center of Southwest Florida
3830 Evans Avenue
Fort Myers, FL 33901
tel: (239) 939-2808
fax: (239) 939-4794
EIN: 65-0007620

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Board Leadership

Noelle Branning
Board President

CEO

Jill Turner
Chief Executive Officer

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