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Human Services : Social Services

FamilyMeans

Strengthening communities by strengthening families

four stars

91.18

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

Board Leadership
Elizabeth McGinley
Board Chair

CEO
Arba-Della Beck
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.18 four stars
  Financial 90.44 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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.

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.

Financial

four stars

90.44

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 02/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
85.9%
  Administrative Expenses 9.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.39
  Program Expenses Growth 2.9%
  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.

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FamilyMeans (MN) 91.18 four stars
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Daughters of Charity Services of San Antonio (TX) 89.78 three stars
Sharing House (NC) 89.52 three stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,303,200
   Federated Campaigns $304,177
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $16,770
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $328,548
Total Contributions $1,952,695
   Program Service Revenue $2,487,463
Total Primary Revenue $4,440,158
   Other Revenue $275,154
TOTAL REVENUE $4,715,312
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,971,190
   Administrative Expenses $370,977
   Fundraising Expenses $283,496
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,625,663
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $89,649
   
Net Assets $11,908,071

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
Counseling and Therapy $2,319,198 58.4%
Financial Solutions $752,100 18.9%
Caregiver Support and Aging Services $443,208 11.2%
Youth Development $423,148 10.7%
Employee Assistance Program $33,536 0.8%

Ratings History
FamilyMeans has received 6 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 02/01/2019 91.18 four stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 91.57 four stars
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]
Ruling Date April, 1965
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
$141,574 3.06% Arba-Della Beck President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
FamilyMeans (MN) 91.18 four stars
Parker County Center of Hope (TX) 90.17 four stars
Bethesda-Chevy Chase Rescue Squad (MD) 90.71 four stars
Society of St. Vincent de Paul of San Mateo County (CA) 87.77 three stars
GraceWorks Ministries (TN) 92.92 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

Elizabeth McGinley
Board Chair

CEO

Arba-Della Beck
President

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