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Human Services : Children's and Family Services

Public Citizens for Children and Youth

The bottom line is children

four stars

90.36

990 Spring Garden Street Suite 200
Philadelphia, PA 19123
tel: (215) 563-5848   Web Site
EIN: 23-2137461

Board Leadership
John Summers
President

CEO
Donna Cooper
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.36 four stars
  Financial 86.97 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1980, Public Citizens for Children and Youth (PCCY) seeks to improve the lives of children by ensuring that they have the basic building blocks they need for success, including a quality education, reliable health care and a dependable support network to guide them as they grow. We push for change by publishing original research, building coalitions and providing high quality direct services. Over 90% of the children and families that we serve are low income.

Founded in 1980, Public Citizens for Children and Youth (PCCY) seeks to improve the lives of children by ensuring that they have the basic building blocks they need for success, including a quality education, reliable health care and a dependable support network to guide them as they grow. We push for change by publishing original research, building coalitions and providing high quality direct services. Over 90% of the children and families that we serve are low income.

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Financial

three stars

86.97

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 06/01/2020 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)
79.2%
  Administrative Expenses 11.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.30
  Program Expenses Growth 1.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Public Citizens for Children and Youth on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Public Citizens for Children and Youth on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Public Citizens for Children and Youth (PA) 90.36 four stars
ChildSafe (TX) 88.09 three stars
CHIP of Roanoke Valley (VA) 89.39 three stars
Court Appointed Special Advocates of Collin County (TX) 91.23 four stars
Children's Action Alliance (AZ) 93.60 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,086,630
   Federated Campaigns $107,055
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $222,703
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,416,388
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,416,388
   Other Revenue $-13,635
TOTAL REVENUE $1,402,753
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,259,945
   Administrative Expenses $308,303
   Fundraising Expenses $247,095
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,815,343
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-412,590
   
Net Assets $2,208,191

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
Public Awareness and Advocacy $1,259,945 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-05 06/01/2020 90.36 four stars
2018-05 06/01/2019 83.48 three stars
2017-05 06/01/2018 94.03 four stars
2016-05 09/01/2017 93.24 four stars
2015-05 07/01/2016 92.50 four stars
2014-05 06/01/2016 92.81 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-05 11/01/2015 92.74 four stars
2013-05 08/01/2014 85.78 three stars
2012-05 10/01/2013 87.27 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 23-2137461
Name in IRS Master File PUBLIC CITIZENS FOR CHILDREN AND YOUTH
NTEE Code P01
NTEE Classification Alliance/Advocacy Organizations
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (326) Care and housing of children (orphanage, etc)
(327) Prevention of cruelty to children
(328) Combat juvenile delinquency
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 September, 1982
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End May
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • May, 2018
  • May, 2017
  • May, 2016
  • May, 2015
  • May, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$134,190 7.39% Donna Cooper Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Public Citizens for Children and Youth (PA) 90.36 four stars
CASA of St. Louis (MO) 87.83 three stars
Promises2Kids (CA) 91.88 four stars
Children's Advocacy Center of Collin County (TX) 90.01 four stars
Center for the Study of Social Policy (DC) 87.07 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Public Citizens for Children and Youth
990 Spring Garden Street
Suite 200
Philadelphia, PA 19123
tel: (215) 563-5848
fax: (215) 563-9442
EIN: 23-2137461

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Board Leadership

John Summers
President

CEO

Donna Cooper
Executive Director

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