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CN Advisory: Moderate Concern

Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas

Help, hospitality and hope

three stars

85.53

9720 West 87th Street Overland Park, KS 66212
tel: (913) 433-2100   Web Site
EIN: 48-1181305

Board Leadership
Chris Dierks
Chair

CEO
Lauren Solidum
President, CEO

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On September 22, 2020, The Kansas City Star reported on the charges of improper conduct allegedly taking place at Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas in an article titled, "Hospice director says Catholic Charities fired her for calling out kickbacks: lawsuit." For this reason, we have issued a Moderate Concern CN Advisory as the allegations have yet to be confirmed. For more information regarding this matter, please see The Kansas City Star article.


This charity has received a Moderate Concern Advisory due to an open or pending investigation regarding allegations of possible illegal activity, improper conduct, organizational mismanagement, or other matters of concern. Please note that this investigation has not concluded and that the allegations being investigated have not been confirmed by the U.S. legal system. Charity Navigator aims to provide donors and users with as much information as possible in order to make an informed giving decision. This advisory will be updated once we become aware that the investigation is completed. The views and opinions expressed here are those of the authors of sources used for the reported information, and not those of Charity Navigator. Charity Navigator is not responsible for the nature or content of the information presented through such external sources and websites. For more information on how or when we decide to publish a CN Advisory, please review our methodology.

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.53 three stars
  Financial 79.54 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1956, Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas provides a wide range of programs and services to those in need in our 21 county service area. We believe in offering our neighbors in need a hand up, not a hand out by giving them the help and resources needed for long-term change. Our vision is to help our neighbors who are challenged by poverty of mind, body and spirit find the open door of Catholic Charities in our communities and are met with help, hospitality and hope. As a faith-based organization, we are inspired by God's love and compassion to provide unconditional love and necessary help to people of all faiths by stabilizing and strengthening individuals and families in need across Northeast Kansas.

Founded in 1956, Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas provides a wide range of programs and services to those in need in our 21 county service area. We believe in offering our neighbors in need a hand up, not a hand out by giving them the help and resources needed for long-term change. Our vision is to help our neighbors who are challenged by poverty of mind, body and spirit find the open door of Catholic Charities in our communities and are met with help, hospitality and hope. As a faith-based organization, we are inspired by God's love and compassion to provide unconditional love and necessary help to people of all faiths by stabilizing and strengthening individuals and families in need across Northeast Kansas.

Financial

two stars

79.54

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 12/01/2020 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)
91.3%
  Administrative Expenses 5.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.19
  Program Expenses Growth 2.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 23.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas (KS) 85.53 three stars
Catholic Charities, Diocese of Venice, Inc. (FL) 94.90 four stars
Catholic Charities Fort Worth (TX) 95.18 four stars
Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City (OK) 90.44 four stars
Catholic Charities of Idaho (ID) 87.41 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $12,860,120
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $18,605
   Related Organizations $1,523,036
   Government Grants $3,004,907
Total Contributions $17,406,668
   Program Service Revenue $6,977,010
Total Primary Revenue $24,383,678
   Other Revenue $35,887
TOTAL REVENUE $24,419,565
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $22,005,784
   Administrative Expenses $1,533,719
   Fundraising Expenses $563,893
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $24,103,396
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $316,169
   
Net Assets $4,789,060

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
Family Stabilization $11,972,545 54.4%
Hospice $5,683,293 25.8%
Family Strengthening $915,778 4.2%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 12/01/2020 85.53 three stars
-- 10/02/2020 --Moderate Concern Advisory

On September 22, 2020, The Kansas City Star reported on the charges of improper conduct allegedly taking place at Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas in an article titled, "Hospice director says Catholic Charities fired her for calling out kickbacks: lawsuit." For this reason, we have issued a Moderate Concern CN Advisory as the allegations have yet to be confirmed. For more information regarding this matter, please see The Kansas City Star article.

2018-06 09/03/2019 90.57 four stars
2017-06 08/01/2018 91.16 four stars
2016-06 11/01/2017 92.92 four stars
2015-06 08/01/2016 91.35 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 87.09 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 86.81 three stars
2013-06 10/01/2014 82.35 three stars
2012-06 07/01/2013 82.68 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 48-1181305
Name in IRS Master File CATHOLIC CHARITIES OF NORTHEAST KANSAS 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 (31) Special school for the blind, handicapped, 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)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title Compensation from Affiliates
Not compensated -- Lauren Solidum President, CEO $70,816
Other Salaries of Note
Not compensated -- Kenneth Williams Former President, CEO $64,366

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas (KS) 85.53 three stars
Catholic Charities of Southern Minnesota (MN) 93.68 four stars
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Palm Beach (FL) 91.03 four stars
Catholic Charities, Inc. - Diocese of Wichita (KS) 87.76 three stars
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Santa Rosa (CA) 93.32 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas
9720 West 87th Street
Overland Park, KS 66212
tel: (913) 433-2100
fax: (913) 433-2101
EIN: 48-1181305

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Board Leadership

Chris Dierks
Chair

CEO

Lauren Solidum
President, CEO

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