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Human Services : Social Services

Safe Connections

Where violence ends and healthy relationships begin

three stars

89.27

2165 Hampton Avenue St. Louis, MO 63139
tel: (314) 646-7500   Web Site
EIN: 43-1077667

Board Leadership
Dannae Delano
Board Chair

CEO
Susan D. Kidder
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.27 three stars
  Financial 89.55 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1976, Safe Connections is proud to be one of the St. Louis region's oldest and largest organizations working to prevent and end domestic and sexual violence while helping survivors reclaim their lives. Our services include prevention education, crisis intervention and counseling. Our counseling and support groups help women and teens; our Crisis Helpline is answered by someone who cares 24 hours a day, 365 days a year; and our educators visit schools and colleges, sharing skills for keeping relationships free from control and abuse.

Founded in 1976, Safe Connections is proud to be one of the St. Louis region's oldest and largest organizations working to prevent and end domestic and sexual violence while helping survivors reclaim their lives. Our services include prevention education, crisis intervention and counseling. Our counseling and support groups help women and teens; our Crisis Helpline is answered by someone who cares 24 hours a day, 365 days a year; and our educators visit schools and colleges, sharing skills for keeping relationships free from control and abuse.

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Financial

three stars

89.55

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 02/01/2020 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)
86.6%
  Administrative Expenses 7.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.83
  Program Expenses Growth 2.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Safe Connections on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Safe Connections on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Safe Connections (MO) 89.27 three stars
National Network to End Domestic Violence (DC) 91.45 four stars
The Women's Center of Tarrant County (TX) 95.92 four stars
Betty Griffin Center (FL) 94.05 four stars
Domestic Violence Project (OH) 86.79 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $472,650
   Federated Campaigns $313,216
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $204,537
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,582,340
Total Contributions $2,572,743
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,572,743
   Other Revenue $24,148
TOTAL REVENUE $2,596,891
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,958,935
   Administrative Expenses $237,388
   Fundraising Expenses $233,632
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,429,955
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $166,936
   
Net Assets $1,939,078

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
Counseling $1,279,547 65.3%
Community Education $438,347 22.4%
24-Hour Crisis Helpline $241,041 12.3%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 02/01/2020 89.27 three stars
2017-12 02/01/2019 90.14 four stars
2016-12 04/01/2018 91.50 four stars
2015-12 07/01/2017 92.02 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 94.07 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 93.66 four stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 91.08 four stars
2012-12 08/01/2014 89.04 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 43-1077667
Name in IRS Master File SAFE CONNECTIONS
NTEE Code P43
NTEE Classification Family Violence Shelters, Services
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (149) Other instruction and training
(123) Discussion groups, forums, panels lectures, etc.
(431) Elimination of prejudice and discrimination (race, religion, sex, national origin, etc)
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, 1976
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, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$104,418 4.29% Susan Kidder Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Safe Connections (MO) 89.27 three stars
Family Violence Prevention Services, Inc. (TX) 93.90 four stars
Domestic Violence Intervention Services, Inc. (DVIS) (OK) 91.89 four stars
Dwelling Place (MN) 93.27 four stars
Center for Safety and Change (NY) 91.16 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Safe Connections
2165 Hampton Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63139
tel: (314) 646-7500
fax: (314) 646-8181
TTY: (314) 646-0505
EIN: 43-1077667

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Board Leadership

Dannae Delano
Board Chair

CEO

Susan D. Kidder
Chief Executive Officer

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