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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

STARS

To help young people pursue their unlimited potential

94.29

1704 Charlotte Avenue Suite 200
Nashville, TN 37203
tel: (615) 279-0058   Web Site
EIN: 62-1285699

Board Leadership
Carnell Elliott
Chair

CEO
Rodger Dinwiddie
Chief Executive Officer

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.29
  Financial 93.00
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00
This rating was published 08/03/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

STARS is a nonprofit organization that supports young people through the social and emotional barriers they face. Our five evidence-based school and community programs address issues like bullying, substance abuse, violence, anxiety, depression and other mental health issues. In addition to our programs and services in Tennessee, STARS is also an important national resource for training and professional consultation.

STARS is a nonprofit organization that supports young people through the social and emotional barriers they face. Our five evidence-based school and community programs address issues like bullying, substance abuse, violence, anxiety, depression and other mental health issues. In addition to our programs and services in Tennessee, STARS is also an important national resource for training and professional consultation.

Financial

93.00

Accountability & Transparency

96.00

This rating was published 08/03/2021 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)
83.4%
  Administrative Expenses 9.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.37
  Program Expenses Growth 5.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by STARS on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by STARS on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
STARS (TN) 94.29
Big Brothers Big Sisters of South Texas (TX) 85.90
Boy Scouts of America, Capitol Area Council (TX) 90.82
Streets Ministries (TN) 90.26
Kansas 4-H Foundation (KS) 85.85

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $513,972
   Federated Campaigns $707,599
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $121,276
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $775,346
Total Contributions $2,118,193
   Program Service Revenue $1,974,564
Total Primary Revenue $4,092,757
   Other Revenue $17,154
TOTAL REVENUE $4,109,911
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,590,560
   Administrative Expenses $370,649
   Fundraising Expenses $302,326
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,263,535
   
Payments to Affiliates $5,000
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-153,624
   
Net Assets $5,663,390

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
Student Assistance Program (SAP) $2,463,608 68.6%
Youth Overcoming Drug Abuse (YODA) $368,391 10.3%
Tennessee Statewide Bullying Prevention Initiative $232,096 6.5%

Ratings History
STARS has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 08/03/2021 94.29
2019-06 08/03/2021 94.29
2018-06 08/01/2019 93.28
2018-06 07/01/2019 89.72
2017-06 07/01/2018 91.27
2016-06 06/01/2017 91.86
2015-06 08/01/2016 90.87
2014-06 06/01/2016 90.66
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 89.35
2013-06 11/01/2014 81.94
2012-06 10/01/2013 82.73

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 62-1285699
Name in IRS Master File STARS NASHVILLE
NTEE Code F21
NTEE Classification Alcohol, Drug Abuse, Prevention Only
NTEE Type Mental Health, Crisis Intervention
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
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 February, 2001
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, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$184,108 4.31% Rodger Dinwiddie Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
STARS (TN) 94.29
Boys Hope Girls Hope, Affiliates (MO) 86.29
Girl Scouts of Northern California (CA) 88.09
W.D. Boyce Council Boy Scouts of America (IL) 86.56
Global Teen Challenge (GA) 90.97

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Charity Contact Info

STARS
1704 Charlotte Avenue
Suite 200
Nashville, TN 37203
tel: (615) 279-0058
fax: (615) 279-0056
EIN: 62-1285699

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Board Leadership

Carnell Elliott
Chair

CEO

Rodger Dinwiddie
Chief Executive Officer

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