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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

94.24

406 San Pedro Avenue San Antonio, TX 78212
tel: (210) 225-7070   Web Site
EIN: 74-2494625

Board Leadership
Kevin Moore
President

CEO
Rick Cooke
President/CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.24 four stars
  Financial 92.91 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

four stars

92.91

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 05/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
77.7%
  Administrative Expenses 11.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.97
  Program Expenses Growth 14.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.8%
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) 94.24 four stars
Connecticut Voices for Children (CT) 88.22 three stars
CASA of the Pikes Peak Region (CO) 95.97 four stars
Family First (FL) 92.18 four stars
Kentucky Youth Advocates (KY) 93.19 four stars

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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 ever 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.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,513,297
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,092,893
Total Contributions $2,606,190
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,606,190
   Other Revenue $-2,571
TOTAL REVENUE $2,603,619
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,828,445
   Administrative Expenses $289,622
   Fundraising Expenses $243,670
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,361,737
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $241,882
   
Net Assets $1,948,447

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 $1,828,445 100.0%

Ratings History
Child Advocates San Antonio has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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
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  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012

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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$98,915 4.18% Rick Cooke CEO

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 ever 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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Child Advocates San Antonio (TX) 94.24 four stars
Children's Action Alliance (AZ) 96.00 four stars
Alliance For Children (TX) 90.56 four stars
Kentucky Youth Advocates (KY) 93.19 four stars
Connecticut Voices for Children (CT) 88.22 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Child Advocates San Antonio
406 San Pedro Avenue
San Antonio, TX 78212
tel: (210) 225-7070
fax: (210) 225-7040
EIN: 74-2494625

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Board Leadership

Kevin Moore
President

CEO

Rick Cooke
President/CEO

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