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Human Services : Children's and Family Services

Nebraska Children and Families Foundation

Creating positive change so all Nebraska children can reach their full potential

four stars

91.65

215 Centennial Mall South Suite 200
Lincoln, NE 68508
tel: (402) 476-9401   Web Site
EIN: 91-1829974

Board Leadership
Sara Woods
Chair

CEO
Mary Jo Pankoke
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.65 four stars
  Financial 95.74 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 04/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Nebraska Children and Families Foundation was founded in 1997 as Nebraska's solution for strengthening families so children can reach their full potential in life. Our mission is to create positive change for Nebraska's children through community engagement. We bring public and private sectors together throughout the state to prevent problems that threaten the well-being of our children. Working with local, state and national partners, we promote the importance of providing opportunities and services to families that nurture a child's healthy growth from cradle to career.

Nebraska Children and Families Foundation was founded in 1997 as Nebraska's solution for strengthening families so children can reach their full potential in life. Our mission is to create positive change for Nebraska's children through community engagement. We bring public and private sectors together throughout the state to prevent problems that threaten the well-being of our children. Working with local, state and national partners, we promote the importance of providing opportunities and services to families that nurture a child's healthy growth from cradle to career.

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Financial

four stars

95.74

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 04/01/2019 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)
89.0%
  Administrative Expenses 8.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.13
  Program Expenses Growth 8.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Nebraska Children and Families Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Nebraska Children and Families Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Nebraska Children and Families Foundation (NE) 91.65 four stars
Childhelp (AZ) 85.77 three stars
WestSide Baby (WA) 92.02 four stars
Daystar (TN) 85.73 three stars
Neighborhood House, Louisville (KY) 86.59 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $9,855,495
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $80,370
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $4,740,869
Total Contributions $14,676,734
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $14,676,734
   Other Revenue $727,527
TOTAL REVENUE $15,404,261
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $13,720,538
   Administrative Expenses $1,318,068
   Fundraising Expenses $336,791
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $15,375,397
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $28,864
   
Net Assets $36,550,784

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
Project Everlast $6,438,584 46.9%
Early Childhood $3,756,202 27.4%
Child Well-Being $2,628,184 19.2%

Ratings History
Nebraska Children and Families Foundation has received 6 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 04/01/2019 91.65 four stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 96.66 four stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 93.98 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 92.22 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 91.81 four stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 92.15 four stars
2012-12 09/01/2014 92.43 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 91-1829974
Name in IRS Master File NEBRASKA CHILDREN AND FAMILIES FOUNDATION
NTEE Code T70
NTEE Classification Fund Raising Organizations That Cross Categories
NTEE Type Philanthropy, Voluntarism and Grantmaking Foundations
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(429) Other inner city or community benefit 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 April, 1998
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, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$137,906 0.89% Mary Jo Pankoke President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Nebraska Children and Families Foundation (NE) 91.65 four stars
Southside Early Childhood Center (MO) 91.16 four stars
CARE House of Oakland County (MI) 90.43 four stars
Youth Haven, Florida (FL) 92.20 four stars
The Mentoring Alliance (TX) 86.55 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Nebraska Children and Families Foundation
215 Centennial Mall South
Suite 200
Lincoln, NE 68508
tel: (402) 476-9401
fax: (402) 476-9486
EIN: 91-1829974

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Board Leadership

Sara Woods
Chair

CEO

Mary Jo Pankoke
President

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