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Human Services : Children's and Family Services

Sunflower House

Protecting children from physical and sexual abuse

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four stars

93.82

15440 West 65th Street Shawnee, KS 66217
tel: (913) 631-5800   Web Site
EIN: 48-0918698

Board Leadership
Michelle Herman
Board President

CEO
Michelle Herman
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.82 four stars
  Financial 92.23 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1977, Sunflower House is a non-residential child advocacy and abuse center serving Wyandotte and Johnson Counties in Kansas. Our mission is to protect children in our community from physical and sexual abuse through education, advocacy, forensic and medical services. Sunflower House addresses abuse and neglect through a comprehensive approach that engages children, parents, child-serving professionals and the community. It is a place for children to be interviewed after a report of child abuse has been made. Sunflower House works with the police and child protective service social workers to talk with children in our safe and child-centered location.

Founded in 1977, Sunflower House is a non-residential child advocacy and abuse center serving Wyandotte and Johnson Counties in Kansas. Our mission is to protect children in our community from physical and sexual abuse through education, advocacy, forensic and medical services. Sunflower House addresses abuse and neglect through a comprehensive approach that engages children, parents, child-serving professionals and the community. It is a place for children to be interviewed after a report of child abuse has been made. Sunflower House works with the police and child protective service social workers to talk with children in our safe and child-centered location.

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Financial

four stars

92.23

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 05/01/2018 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)
78.0%
  Administrative Expenses 7.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 14.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.15
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.85
  Program Expenses Growth 8.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Sunflower House on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Sunflower House on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Sunflower House (KS) 93.82 four stars
Child Advocates (TX) 96.55 four stars
Greater Richmond SCAN (VA) 86.91 three stars
Child Advocates San Antonio (TX) 89.61 three stars
Kentucky Youth Advocates (KY) 95.10 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $481,818
   Federated Campaigns $113,737
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $205,974
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $726,252
Total Contributions $1,527,781
   Program Service Revenue $40,145
Total Primary Revenue $1,567,926
   Other Revenue $-14,915
TOTAL REVENUE $1,553,011
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,233,510
   Administrative Expenses $87,220
   Fundraising Expenses $163,153
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,483,883
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $69,128
   
Net Assets $2,548,545

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
Child Assessment Program $920,739 74.6%
Education Program $312,771 25.4%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 05/01/2018 93.82 four stars
2015-12 06/01/2017 85.38 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 85.18 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 10/01/2015 81.71 three stars
2013-12 08/01/2015 81.26 three stars
2012-12 06/01/2014 81.16 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 48-0918698
Name in IRS Master File SUNFLOWER HOUSE
NTEE Code I72
NTEE Classification Child Abuse, Prevention of
NTEE Type Crime, Legal-Related
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (559) Other matters
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, 1982
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013

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
$93,735 6.31% Michelle Herman President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Sunflower House (KS) 93.82 four stars
Memphis Child Advocacy Center (TN) 88.71 three stars
Court Appointed Special Advocates of Orange County (CA) 87.81 three stars
Court Appointed Special Advocates of Collin County (TX) 91.33 four stars
Alliance for Children's Rights (CA) 96.47 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Sunflower House
15440 West 65th Street
Shawnee, KS 66217
tel: (913) 631-5800
EIN: 48-0918698

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Board Leadership

Michelle Herman
Board President

CEO

Michelle Herman
President & CEO

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