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Catholic Social Services of Columbus

Hope and Dignity for All

four stars

94.54

197 East Gay Street Columbus, OH 43215
tel: (614) 221-5891   Web Site
EIN: 31-4379437

Board Leadership
Joseph Miller
Board Chair

CEO
Rachel Lustig
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.54 four stars
  Financial 96.75 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Catholic Social Services (CSS) is a faith-based social service agency focused on improving the quality of life of people of all faiths and backgrounds during some of their most vulnerable times of their lives. By serving people in ways that help seniors live independent, connected lives and families thrive, Catholic Social Services continues its 70 year legacy to address the community's unmet, pressing needs with compassion.

Catholic Social Services (CSS) is a faith-based social service agency focused on improving the quality of life of people of all faiths and backgrounds during some of their most vulnerable times of their lives. By serving people in ways that help seniors live independent, connected lives and families thrive, Catholic Social Services continues its 70 year legacy to address the community's unmet, pressing needs with compassion.

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Financial

four stars

96.75

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
82.4%
  Administrative Expenses 12.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.30
  Program Expenses Growth 12.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 16.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Catholic Social Services of Columbus on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Catholic Social Services of Columbus on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Catholic Social Services of Columbus (OH) 94.54 four stars
Catholic Charities of the East Bay (CA) 85.04 three stars
Catholic Charities of St. Paul and Minneapolis (MN) 96.44 four stars
Catholic Charities, Inc. - Diocese of Wichita (KS) 92.44 four stars
Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Milwaukee (WI) 87.62 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,241,002
   Federated Campaigns $267,972
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $297,131
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $2,963,120
Total Contributions $4,769,225
   Program Service Revenue $443,475
Total Primary Revenue $5,212,700
   Other Revenue $253,007
TOTAL REVENUE $5,465,707
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,526,709
   Administrative Expenses $597,928
   Fundraising Expenses $243,390
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,368,027
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $97,680
   
Net Assets $8,423,705

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
Payee Services $3,010,863 66.5%
Senior Companion Program $542,705 12.0%
Supportive Services $489,680 10.8%

Ratings History
Catholic Social Services of Columbus has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 05/01/2020 94.54 four stars
2017-12 05/01/2019 96.10 four stars
2016-12 06/01/2018 92.33 four stars
2015-12 08/01/2017 89.91 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 88.84 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 08/01/2015 80.66 three stars
2012-12 05/01/2014 89.44 three stars
2011-12 09/01/2013 84.89 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 31-4379437
Name in IRS Master File CATHOLIC SOCIAL SERVICES INC
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 (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 December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$138,824 2.58% Rachel Lustig President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Catholic Social Services of Columbus (OH) 94.54 four stars
Catholic Charities Diocese of Cleveland (OH) 87.97 three stars
Catholic Charities, Inc. - Diocese of Wichita (KS) 92.44 four stars
Catholic Charities, Archdiocese of Denver (CO) 90.87 four stars
Catholic Charities of Los Angeles (CA) 98.23 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Catholic Social Services of Columbus
197 East Gay Street
Columbus, OH 43215
tel: (614) 221-5891
fax: (614) 228-1125
EIN: 31-4379437

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Board Leadership

Joseph Miller
Board Chair

CEO

Rachel Lustig
President & CEO

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