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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Emerald Coast Children's Advocacy Center

Preventing child abuse. Protecting children. Restoring lives.

four stars

90.70

401 McEwen Drive Niceville, FL 32578
tel: (850) 833-9237   Web Site
EIN: 59-3454168

Board Leadership
Bill Fletcher
President

CEO
Julie Hurst
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.70 four stars
  Financial 92.80 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 06/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

four stars

92.80

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 06/01/2017 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)
82.2%
  Administrative Expenses 11.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.31
  Program Expenses Growth 5.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 21.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Emerald Coast Children's Advocacy Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Emerald Coast Children's Advocacy Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Emerald Coast Children's Advocacy Center (FL) 90.70 four stars
Sunny Glen Children's Home (TX) 88.47 three stars
Covenant House Alaska (AK) 95.46 four stars
Boys and Girls Ranches of Alabama (AL) 85.99 three stars
Lives Under Construction Boys Ranch (MO) 88.39 three stars

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Founded in 1998, the Emerald Coast Children's Advocacy Center works to prevent child abuse and neglect, protect children in Okaloosa and Walton Counties, and restore the lives of child abuse and neglect victims. The Center provides services which prevent child abuse; reduce the trauma of sexual and physical abuse; protect and treat child abuse victims and their families while holding offenders accountable; and restore the lives and futures of abused, neglected, and drug endangered children and their families. Direct services include crisis intervention, mental health counseling, providing for the needs of children (clothes, food), and case management.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,237,382
   Federated Campaigns $33,766
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $32,200
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $397,342
Total Contributions $1,700,690
   Program Service Revenue $56,360
Total Primary Revenue $1,757,050
   Other Revenue $214,127
TOTAL REVENUE $1,971,177
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,007,293
   Administrative Expenses $159,172
   Fundraising Expenses $76,461
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,242,926
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $728,251
   
Net Assets $4,835,429

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.

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Ratings History
Emerald Coast Children's Advocacy Center has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-06 06/01/2017 90.70 four stars
2015-06 08/01/2016 92.21 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 92.20 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 90.25 four stars
2013-06 02/01/2015 92.13 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 59-3454168
Name in IRS Master File EMERALD COAST CHILDRENS ADVOCACY CENTER INC
NTEE Code I72
NTEE Classification Child Abuse, Prevention of
NTEE Type Crime, Legal-Related
Classification Organization to Prevent Cruelty to Children
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(327) Prevention of cruelty to children
(559) Other matters
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 August, 1998
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
$102,733 8.26% Julie Hurst Executive Director

Founded in 1998, the Emerald Coast Children's Advocacy Center works to prevent child abuse and neglect, protect children in Okaloosa and Walton Counties, and restore the lives of child abuse and neglect victims. The Center provides services which prevent child abuse; reduce the trauma of sexual and physical abuse; protect and treat child abuse victims and their families while holding offenders accountable; and restore the lives and futures of abused, neglected, and drug endangered children and their families. Direct services include crisis intervention, mental health counseling, providing for the needs of children (clothes, food), and case management.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Emerald Coast Children's Advocacy Center (FL) 90.70 four stars
Avenues for Homeless Youth (MN) 92.93 four stars
Children of the Night (CA) 91.00 four stars
Straight Ahead Ministries (MA) 92.30 four stars
Wears Valley Ranch (TN) 87.39 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Emerald Coast Children's Advocacy Center
401 McEwen Drive
Niceville, FL 32578
tel: (850) 833-9237
fax: (850) 833-9238
EIN: 59-3454168

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 1237
Niceville, FL 32588

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Board Leadership

Bill Fletcher
President

CEO

Julie Hurst
Chief Executive Officer

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