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Human Services : Children's and Family Services

Voices for Utah Children

A trusted voice for children

four stars

90.58

747 East South Temple Suite 100
Salt Lake City, UT 84102
tel: (801) 364-1182   Web Site
EIN: 87-0428873

Board Leadership
Erin Laney
Chair

CEO
Terry Haven
Interim Executive Director, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.58 four stars
  Financial 89.36 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Voices for Utah Children works to make Utah a place where all children thrive. We start with one basic question: "Is it good for kids?" At Voices for Utah Children, we believe that every child deserves the opportunity to reach his or her full potential. And to achieve this vision, we focus on five key areas that benefit the healthy development of all children: Health, school readiness, safety, economic stability and diversity. Utah Children was created in 1985 as an advocacy group that would not provide direct services, but would provide a voice for Utah children in public policy decisions. In 2002, Utah Children became Voices for Utah Children and is a member of Voices for America's Children.

Voices for Utah Children works to make Utah a place where all children thrive. We start with one basic question: "Is it good for kids?" At Voices for Utah Children, we believe that every child deserves the opportunity to reach his or her full potential. And to achieve this vision, we focus on five key areas that benefit the healthy development of all children: Health, school readiness, safety, economic stability and diversity. Utah Children was created in 1985 as an advocacy group that would not provide direct services, but would provide a voice for Utah children in public policy decisions. In 2002, Utah Children became Voices for Utah Children and is a member of Voices for America's Children.

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Financial

three stars

89.36

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 03/01/2019 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)
91.6%
  Administrative Expenses 2.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.18
  Program Expenses Growth 1.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 8.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Voices for Utah Children on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Voices for Utah Children on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Voices for Utah Children (UT) 90.58 four stars
Prevent Child Abuse America (IL) 96.30 four stars
Prevent Child Abuse North Carolina (NC) 97.66 four stars
ProKids (OH) 92.75 four stars
Center for the Study of Social Policy (DC) 89.42 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $910,593
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $30,985
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $88,000
Total Contributions $1,029,578
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,029,578
   Other Revenue $10,394
TOTAL REVENUE $1,039,972
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $921,634
   Administrative Expenses $18,434
   Fundraising Expenses $50,772
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $990,840
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $49,132
   
Net Assets $1,026,169

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
Early Care & Education $427,612 46.4%
Tax and Budget Issues $151,524 16.4%
Research $119,293 12.9%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-09 03/01/2019 90.58 four stars
2016-09 04/01/2018 88.95 three stars
2015-09 03/01/2017 88.45 three stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 83.85 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 12/01/2015 79.92 two stars
2013-09 05/01/2015 78.74 two stars
2012-09 03/01/2014 82.53 three stars
2011-09 08/01/2013 85.39 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 87-0428873
Name in IRS Master File UTAH CHILDREN
NTEE Code R20
NTEE Classification Civil Rights, Advocacy for Specific Groups
NTEE Type Civil Rights, Social Action, Advocacy
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (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 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 March, 1986
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • September, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$78,993 7.97% Lincoln Nehring President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Voices for Utah Children (UT) 90.58 four stars
Children's Action Alliance (AZ) 92.38 four stars
Sunflower House (KS) 93.16 four stars
ChildSafe (TX) 90.15 four stars
CASA of the Pikes Peak Region (CO) 88.82 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Voices for Utah Children
747 East South Temple
Suite 100
Salt Lake City, UT 84102
tel: (801) 364-1182
fax: (801) 364-1186
EIN: 87-0428873

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Board Leadership

Erin Laney
Chair

CEO

Terry Haven
Interim Executive Director, CEO

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