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FamilyMeans

Strengthening communities by strengthening families

four stars

93.99

1875 Northwestern Avenue South Stillwater, MN 55082
tel: (800) 327-3203   Web Site
EIN: 41-6045574

Board Leadership
Johan Nielsen
Chair

CEO
Arba-Della Beck
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.99 four stars
  Financial 97.17 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

four stars

97.17

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 02/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
86.0%
  Administrative Expenses 9.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.39
  Program Expenses Growth 4.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by FamilyMeans on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by FamilyMeans on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
FamilyMeans (MN) 93.99 four stars
Society of St. Vincent de Paul of San Mateo County (CA) 95.47 four stars
Samaritan House (CA) 94.85 four stars
Foothill Unity Center (CA) 92.22 four stars
Maine Seacoast Mission (ME) 92.43 four stars

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Founded in 1963, FamilyMeans' mission is to strengthen communities by strengthening families. FamilyMeans offers many programs to help families and individuals in need. Whether you're looking for counseling or therapy help, assistance in managing debt, financial planning, budgets, or money management, caregiver support, youth programs, and much more in the St. Croix Valley and surrounding areas, FamilyMeans can help strengthen your family and community.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,541,811
   Federated Campaigns $371,245
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $33,501
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $357,159
Total Contributions $2,303,716
   Program Service Revenue $2,260,878
Total Primary Revenue $4,564,594
   Other Revenue $126,669
TOTAL REVENUE $4,691,263
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,771,044
   Administrative Expenses $429,315
   Fundraising Expenses $177,181
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,377,540
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $313,723
   
Net Assets $11,255,987

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
Clinical Counseling $1,928,424 51.1%
Consumer Credit Counseling Service $925,891 24.6%
Caregiver Support and Aging Services $473,461 12.6%

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

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 02/01/2017 93.99 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 94.21 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 93.93 four stars
2013-12 04/01/2015 92.94 four stars
2012-12 03/01/2014 90.76 four 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 41-6045574
Name in IRS Master File FAMILYMEANS
NTEE Code P51
NTEE Classification Financial Counseling, Money Management
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (59) Other school related activities
(319) Other social 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]
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, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$140,473 3.20% Arba-Della Beck President

Founded in 1963, FamilyMeans' mission is to strengthen communities by strengthening families. FamilyMeans offers many programs to help families and individuals in need. Whether you're looking for counseling or therapy help, assistance in managing debt, financial planning, budgets, or money management, caregiver support, youth programs, and much more in the St. Croix Valley and surrounding areas, FamilyMeans can help strengthen your family and community.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
FamilyMeans (MN) 93.99 four stars
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Action in Community Through Service (VA) 90.05 four stars
ECHO (Everyone Cooperating to Help Others) (WI) 91.98 four stars
PATH (People Attempting to Help) (TX) 93.25 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

FamilyMeans
1875 Northwestern Avenue South
Stillwater, MN 55082
tel: (800) 327-3203
fax: (651) 439-4894
EIN: 41-6045574

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Board Leadership

Johan Nielsen
Chair

CEO

Arba-Della Beck
President

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