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Court Appointed Special Advocates of Collin County

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four stars

91.33

101 East Davis Street McKinney, TX 75069
tel: (972) 529-2272   Web Site
EIN: 75-2391961

Board Leadership
Deborah Krocheski
President

CEO
Tricia Clifton
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.33 four stars
  Financial 88.41 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Collin County advocates for the best interest of children in foster care. Since 1994, we have served 100% of the abused and neglected children removed from their homes in Collin County. Within 24 hours of the removal, CASA is appointed by District Court Judges as the child's guardian ad litem. As the child's official voice in court, CASA works tirelessly to make sure the child (and parents) receives the services needed and the child's case moves through the system as quickly as possible. The goal is for each child to be reunited with family if appropriate or to be placed in a safe and loving forever home if reunification is not possible.

Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Collin County advocates for the best interest of children in foster care. Since 1994, we have served 100% of the abused and neglected children removed from their homes in Collin County. Within 24 hours of the removal, CASA is appointed by District Court Judges as the child's guardian ad litem. As the child's official voice in court, CASA works tirelessly to make sure the child (and parents) receives the services needed and the child's case moves through the system as quickly as possible. The goal is for each child to be reunited with family if appropriate or to be placed in a safe and loving forever home if reunification is not possible.

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Financial

three stars

88.41

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 12/01/2018 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)
79.3%
  Administrative Expenses 10.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.77
  Program Expenses Growth 1.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Court Appointed Special Advocates of Collin County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Court Appointed Special Advocates of Collin County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Court Appointed Special Advocates of Collin County (TX) 91.33 four stars
Court Appointed Special Advocates of Orange County (CA) 87.81 three stars
San Francisco CASA (CA) 90.48 four stars
Sunflower House (KS) 93.82 four stars
Children's Action Alliance (AZ) 92.38 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $570,281
   Federated Campaigns $23,525
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $719,051
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $503,454
Total Contributions $1,816,311
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,816,311
   Other Revenue $-55,853
TOTAL REVENUE $1,760,458
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $862,171
   Administrative Expenses $187,406
   Fundraising Expenses $152,210
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,201,787
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $558,671
   
Net Assets $4,139,516

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
Court Advocacy $862,171 100.0%

Ratings History
Court Appointed Special Advocates of Collin County has received 6 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 12/01/2018 91.33 four stars
2016-12 02/01/2018 93.14 four stars
2015-12 02/01/2017 93.51 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 96.94 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/01/2015 93.45 four stars
2013-12 06/01/2015 95.68 four stars
2012-12 06/01/2014 96.95 four stars
2012-12 04/01/2014 83.69 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 75-2391961
Name in IRS Master File COURT APPOINTED SPECIAL ADVOCATES OF COLLIN COUNTY INC
NTEE Code R20
NTEE Classification Civil Rights, Advocacy for Specific Groups
NTEE Type Civil Rights, Social Action, Advocacy
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (460) Public interest litigation 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 September, 1991
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
Not compensated -- Tricia Clifton Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$98,821 8.22% Susan B. Etheridge Former Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Court Appointed Special Advocates of Collin County (TX) 91.33 four stars
Children's Advocacy Center of Collin County (TX) 91.85 four stars
Sunflower House (KS) 93.82 four stars
CHIP of Roanoke Valley (VA) 90.71 four stars
Florida's Children First (FL) 90.65 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Court Appointed Special Advocates of Collin County
101 East Davis Street
McKinney, TX 75069
tel: (972) 529-2272
fax: (972) 529-2275
EIN: 75-2391961

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Board Leadership

Deborah Krocheski
President

CEO

Tricia Clifton
Executive Director

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