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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Friends of the Children - Seattle

Generational Change, One Child At A Time

91.64

P.O. Box 18886 Seattle, WA 98118
tel: (206) 328-3535   Web Site
EIN: 91-2047030

Board Leadership
Jerin May
President

CEO
Kelly Stockman McKee
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.64
  Financial 95.70
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00
This rating was published 09/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

95.70

Accountability & Transparency

89.00

This rating was published 09/01/2016 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)
78.7%
  Administrative Expenses 6.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 14.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.60
  Program Expenses Growth 18.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Friends of the Children - Seattle on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Friends of the Children - Seattle on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Friends of the Children - Seattle (WA) 91.64
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Indiana (IN) 90.59
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Massachusetts Bay (MA) 90.32
Self Enhancement, Inc. (OR) 85.27
Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston (MA) 96.39

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To accelerate generational change, Friends of the Children identifies youth facing the toughest challenges and connects them with professional mentors who guide them to develop their greatest potential and achieve their goals. From kindergarten through graduation, no matter what.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,667,887
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $642,335
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,559
Total Contributions $2,311,781
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,311,781
   Other Revenue $-61,294
TOTAL REVENUE $2,250,487
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,062,736
   Administrative Expenses $78,524
   Fundraising Expenses $207,677
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,348,937
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $901,550
   
Net Assets $2,873,592

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
Mentoring Program $1,062,736 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-08 09/01/2016 91.64

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

EIN 91-2047030
Name in IRS Master File FRIENDS OF THE CHILDREN SEATTLE
NTEE Code O30
NTEE Classification Adult, Child Matching Programs
NTEE Type Youth Development
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 March, 2001
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End August
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • August, 2015
  • August, 2014
  • August, 2013
  • August, 2012
  • August, 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
$88,236 6.54% Kelly Stockman Reid Executive Director

To accelerate generational change, Friends of the Children identifies youth facing the toughest challenges and connects them with professional mentors who guide them to develop their greatest potential and achieve their goals. From kindergarten through graduation, no matter what.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Friends of the Children - Seattle (WA) 91.64
Grenville Baker Boys & Girls Club (NY) 93.87
Boys & Girls Club of Stamford (CT) 86.18
Boys & Girls Clubs of San Marcos (CA) 90.70
Global Teen Challenge (GA) 89.43

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Charity Contact Info

Friends of the Children - Seattle
P.O. Box 18886
Seattle, WA 98118
tel: (206) 328-3535
fax: (206) 328-6985
EIN: 91-2047030

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Board Leadership

Jerin May
President

CEO

Kelly Stockman McKee
Executive Director

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