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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Friends of the Children - Seattle

Generational Change, One Child At A Time

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four stars

90.58

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

Board Leadership
Linda Perlstein
President

CEO
Steve Lewis Steve Lewis
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.58 four stars
  Financial 89.35 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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.

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.

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Financial

three stars

89.35

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 09/03/2019 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)
74.0%
  Administrative Expenses 6.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 19.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.18
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.29
  Program Expenses Growth 21.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.1%
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) 90.58 four stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of the Lowcountry (SC) 88.27 three stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of South Puget Sound (WA) 91.21 four stars
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Orange County (CA) 93.52 four stars
DREAM (NY) 94.95 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,630,662
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $601,266
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $520,003
Total Contributions $2,751,931
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,751,931
   Other Revenue $-100,691
TOTAL REVENUE $2,651,240
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,888,672
   Administrative Expenses $200,796
   Fundraising Expenses $421,524
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,510,992
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $140,248
   
Net Assets $2,675,482

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 $1,888,672 100.0%

Ratings History
Friends of the Children - Seattle has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-08 09/03/2019 90.58 four stars
2017-08 08/01/2018 91.10 four stars
2016-08 11/01/2017 92.43 four stars
2015-08 09/01/2016 91.64 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 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)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • August, 2017
  • August, 2016
  • August, 2015
  • August, 2014
  • August, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
Not compensated -- Steven R. Lewis Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$125,702 5.00% Kelly Mckee Former Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Friends of the Children - Seattle (WA) 90.58 four stars
100 Black Men of America (GA) 88.12 three stars
Boy Scouts of America, Golden Spread Council (TX) 88.43 three stars
The Carver Foundation of Norwalk (CT) 92.14 four stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Ada County (ID) 93.96 four stars

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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

Linda Perlstein
President

CEO

Steve Lewis Steve Lewis
Executive Director

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