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Human Services : Children's and Family Services

Child Advocates San Antonio

Recruiting, training, and supervising court-appointed volunteer Advocates

four stars

90.95

1956 S WW White Rd. San Antonio, TX 78222
tel: (210) 225-7070   Web Site
EIN: 74-2494625

Board Leadership
Juanita Pelaez-Prada
President

CEO
Marina J. Gonzales
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.95 four stars
  Financial 87.85 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Child Advocates San Antonio (CASA) was founded in 1984 by the National Council of Jewish Women to serve children in Bexar County. The mission of CASA is to recruit, train, and supervise court-appointed volunteer Advocates who provide constancy for abused and neglected children and youth while advocating for services and placement in safe and permanent homes. It is our hope to provide an Advocate for every child who needs one. The efforts of CASA's volunteer Advocates help ensure Bexar County's foster children are receiving the necessary medical, developmental and educational attention they need and deserve.

Child Advocates San Antonio (CASA) was founded in 1984 by the National Council of Jewish Women to serve children in Bexar County. The mission of CASA is to recruit, train, and supervise court-appointed volunteer Advocates who provide constancy for abused and neglected children and youth while advocating for services and placement in safe and permanent homes. It is our hope to provide an Advocate for every child who needs one. The efforts of CASA's volunteer Advocates help ensure Bexar County's foster children are receiving the necessary medical, developmental and educational attention they need and deserve.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2018
Number of volunteers
677
Number of clients served
1,769
Number of children who have had one volunteer the entirety of the case.
99
Number of times Judge agrees with recommendations on the case/for the child made by volunteers.
100
Number of measureable medical, social service, psychological, and educational impacts a volunteer has had on a child's life.
100
This impact information is current as of March 2020, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

three stars

87.85

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 06/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
75.9%
  Administrative Expenses 12.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.78
  Program Expenses Growth 8.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Child Advocates San Antonio on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Child Advocates San Antonio on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Child Advocates San Antonio (TX) 90.95 four stars
Connecticut Voices for Children (CT) 88.77 three stars
Pennsylvania Partnerships for Children (PA) 86.27 three stars
Prevent Child Abuse North Carolina (NC) 97.66 four stars
Memphis Child Advocacy Center (TN) 90.10 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,291,716
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $127,500
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,694,626
Total Contributions $3,113,842
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $3,113,842
   Other Revenue $67,110
TOTAL REVENUE $3,180,952
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,300,290
   Administrative Expenses $362,682
   Fundraising Expenses $388,646
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,051,618
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $129,334
   
Net Assets $2,335,901

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
Recruiting and Training Volunteers $2,300,290 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 06/01/2020 90.95 four stars
2018-06 06/01/2019 85.46 three stars
2017-06 05/01/2018 89.61 three stars
2016-06 05/01/2017 94.24 four stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 91.54 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 89.46 three stars
2013-06 08/01/2014 92.29 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 74-2494625
Name in IRS Master File CHILD ADVOCATES SAN ANTONIO
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 (327) Prevention of cruelty to children
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 November, 1988
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$138,125 4.52% Marina Gonzales CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Child Advocates San Antonio (TX) 90.95 four stars
Public Citizens for Children and Youth (PA) 90.36 four stars
INCLUDEnyc (NY) 86.94 three stars
Greater Richmond SCAN (VA) 91.34 four stars
Alliance for Children's Rights (CA) 91.00 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Child Advocates San Antonio
1956 S WW White Rd.
San Antonio, TX 78222
tel: (210) 225-7070
fax: (210) 225-7040
EIN: 74-2494625

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Board Leadership

Juanita Pelaez-Prada
President

CEO

Marina J. Gonzales
Chief Executive Officer

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