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Human Services : Children's and Family Services

Kids Forward

Raising voices to make every kid count

three stars

85.90

555 West Washington Avenue Suite 200
Madison, WI 53703
tel: (608) 284-0580   Web Site
EIN: 39-0806301

Board Leadership
Madison Schultz
President

CEO
Ken Taylor
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.90 three stars
  Financial 86.88 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 03/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of the Wisconsin Council on Children and Families, WCCF or the Council, is to ensure that every child in Wisconsin grows up in a just and nurturing family and community. The Wisconsin Council on Children and Families was established in 1881 as the Wisconsin Conference on Charities and Corrections. For well over a century, the organization has focused on improving conditions for families and children through policy change, expanded public investments and public education that lead to improvements in outcomes and practices in the delivery of publicly funded health care, education, workforce development and social services.

The mission of the Wisconsin Council on Children and Families, WCCF or the Council, is to ensure that every child in Wisconsin grows up in a just and nurturing family and community. The Wisconsin Council on Children and Families was established in 1881 as the Wisconsin Conference on Charities and Corrections. For well over a century, the organization has focused on improving conditions for families and children through policy change, expanded public investments and public education that lead to improvements in outcomes and practices in the delivery of publicly funded health care, education, workforce development and social services.

Financial

three stars

86.88

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 03/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
90.6%
  Administrative Expenses 6.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.77
  Program Expenses Growth 1.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 8.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Kids Forward on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Kids Forward on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Kids Forward (WI) 85.90 three stars
LISTEN Community Services (NH) 91.15 four stars
Jewish Family Services of Washtenaw County (MI) 92.74 four stars
Vanessa Behan Crisis Nursery (WA) 85.63 three stars
OUR HOUSE Grief Support Center (CA) 92.59 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,297,331
   Federated Campaigns $25,002
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $69,202
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $464,567
Total Contributions $1,856,102
   Program Service Revenue $234,778
Total Primary Revenue $2,090,880
   Other Revenue $269
TOTAL REVENUE $2,091,149
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,560,317
   Administrative Expenses $117,186
   Fundraising Expenses $39,141
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,716,644
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $374,505
   
Net Assets $1,265,255

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 Learning $781,989 50.1%
Treatment of Youth in Juvenile Court System $675,082 43.3%
Affordable Health Care $103,246 6.6%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 03/01/2018 85.90 three stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 86.17 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 85.58 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 82.04 three stars
2013-12 06/01/2015 81.74 three stars
2012-12 03/01/2014 87.52 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 39-0806301
Name in IRS Master File WISCONSIN COUNCIL ON CHILDREN AND FAMILIES INC
NTEE Code P30
NTEE Classification Children's, Youth Services
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (600) Community Chest, United Way, etc.
(59) Other school related activities
(927) Fundraising
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, 1942
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, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012

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

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$108,865 6.34% Ken Taylor Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Kids Forward (WI) 85.90 three stars
Edgewood Children's Ranch (FL) 88.95 three stars
Jewish Family Service of Metropolitan Detroit (MI) 91.36 four stars
Jewish Family Service of Los Angeles (CA) 85.42 three stars
Our Lady's Inn (MO) 92.61 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Kids Forward
555 West Washington Avenue
Suite 200
Madison, WI 53703
tel: (608) 284-0580
fax: (608) 284-0583
EIN: 39-0806301

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Board Leadership

Madison Schultz
President

CEO

Ken Taylor
Executive Director

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