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Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education

Colorado Children's Campaign

Creating hope and opportunity in Colorado, more than one million kids at a time

four stars

90.46

1580 Lincoln Street Suite 420
Denver, CO 80203
tel: (303) 839-1580   Web Site
EIN: 74-2374672

Board Leadership
Lauren Schmidt
Board Chair

CEO
Kelly Causey
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.46 four stars
  Financial 92.21 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 10/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Colorado Children's Campaign works to create hope and opportunity in Colorado, more than one million kids at a time. The Colorado Children's Campaign is a nonpartisan advocacy organization committed for 28 years to creating hope and opportunity for all of Colorado's more than 1.2 million kids. Using the most accurate, compelling data and research on child well-being and backed by an extensive, statewide network of dedicated child advocates, the Children's Campaign champions policies and programs that improve child health, early childhood experiences, and K-12 education, help lift children out of poverty and provide all of Colorado's children the opportunity to reach their full potential.

The Colorado Children's Campaign works to create hope and opportunity in Colorado, more than one million kids at a time. The Colorado Children's Campaign is a nonpartisan advocacy organization committed for 28 years to creating hope and opportunity for all of Colorado's more than 1.2 million kids. Using the most accurate, compelling data and research on child well-being and backed by an extensive, statewide network of dedicated child advocates, the Children's Campaign champions policies and programs that improve child health, early childhood experiences, and K-12 education, help lift children out of poverty and provide all of Colorado's children the opportunity to reach their full potential.

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Financial

four stars

92.21

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 10/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
79.1%
  Administrative Expenses 10.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.26
  Program Expenses Growth 8.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Colorado Children's Campaign on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Colorado Children's Campaign on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Colorado Children's Campaign (CO) 90.46 four stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,787,032
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $45,422
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,832,454
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,832,454
   Other Revenue $55,205
TOTAL REVENUE $1,887,659
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,889,461
   Administrative Expenses $255,986
   Fundraising Expenses $251,497
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,396,944
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-509,285
   
Net Assets $3,176,038

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
Advocacy $1,622,925 85.9%
Data Collection and Analysis $266,536 14.1%

Ratings History
Colorado Children's Campaign has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 10/01/2019 90.46 four stars
2017-12 02/01/2019 91.93 four stars
2016-12 12/01/2017 90.64 four stars
2015-12 12/01/2016 88.83 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 88.51 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 11/01/2015 80.49 three stars
2013-12 04/01/2015 90.05 four stars
2012-12 03/01/2014 89.65 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 74-2374672
Name in IRS Master File COLORADO CHILDRENS CAMPAIGN INC
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (124) Study and research (non-scientific)
(125) Giving information or opinion (see also Advocacy)
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 August, 1985
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$149,367 6.23% Kelly Causey President, CEO

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Colorado Children's Campaign (CO) 90.46 four stars
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Charity Contact Info

Colorado Children's Campaign
1580 Lincoln Street
Suite 420
Denver, CO 80203
tel: (303) 839-1580
fax: (303) 839-1354
EIN: 74-2374672

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Board Leadership

Lauren Schmidt
Board Chair

CEO

Kelly Causey
President, CEO

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