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Education : Special Education

Challenged Child & Friends

Serving northeast Georgia children since 1985

three stars

85.38

P.O. Box 5758 Gainesville, GA 30504
tel: (770) 535-8372   Web Site
EIN: 58-1622732

Board Leadership
Ralph Brooks & Alan Schuetze
Co-Chairs

CEO
Jaimie Reynolds
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.38 three stars
  Financial 82.50 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 08/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1985, Challenged Child and Friends offers a tailored and integrated experience where children with a variety of developmental delays and disabilities learn and grow in a full inclusion program with children who have typical development. Our "whole person" program utilizes the coordinated efforts of a professional team with diverse qualifications and experience. In our classroom program, children receive early education intervention with differentiated teaching. Additionally, speech, occupational and physical therapy services are offered in a variety of models that include direct treatment and collaboration with teaching staff. Students benefit from skilled nursing staff as well as family support services from a licensed social worker.

Founded in 1985, Challenged Child and Friends offers a tailored and integrated experience where children with a variety of developmental delays and disabilities learn and grow in a full inclusion program with children who have typical development. Our "whole person" program utilizes the coordinated efforts of a professional team with diverse qualifications and experience. In our classroom program, children receive early education intervention with differentiated teaching. Additionally, speech, occupational and physical therapy services are offered in a variety of models that include direct treatment and collaboration with teaching staff. Students benefit from skilled nursing staff as well as family support services from a licensed social worker.

Financial

three stars

82.50

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 08/01/2017 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)
86.8%
  Administrative Expenses 6.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.76
  Program Expenses Growth -4.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 8.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Challenged Child & Friends on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Challenged Child & Friends on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Challenged Child & Friends (GA) 85.38 three stars
Visually Impaired Preschool Services (KY) 86.25 three stars
Little Light House (OK) 94.39 four stars
The Parish School (TX) 87.67 three stars
The Brookwood Community (TX) 90.05 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $564,193
   Federated Campaigns $187,038
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $308,740
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,059,971
   Program Service Revenue $688,557
Total Primary Revenue $1,748,528
   Other Revenue $87,713
TOTAL REVENUE $1,836,241
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,622,436
   Administrative Expenses $120,131
   Fundraising Expenses $134,275
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,876,842
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-40,601
   
Net Assets $1,828,987

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

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-05 08/01/2017 85.38 three stars
2015-05 07/01/2016 85.38 three stars
2014-05 06/01/2016 88.16 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-05 08/01/2015 85.07 three stars
2012-07 02/01/2015 90.84 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 58-1622732
Name in IRS Master File SISU OF GEORGIA INC
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (160) Aid to the handicapped (see also 031)
(166) Mental health care
(31) Special school for the blind, handicapped, 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 June, 1985
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End May
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • May, 2016
  • May, 2015
  • May, 2014
  • May, 2013
  • July, 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
$87,110 4.64% Amy Gates Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Challenged Child & Friends (GA) 85.38 three stars
Hadley Institute for the Blind and Visually Impaired (IL) 90.10 four stars
Visually Impaired Preschool Services (KY) 86.25 three stars
Lee Pesky Learning Center (ID) 87.34 three stars
Little Light House (OK) 94.39 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Challenged Child & Friends
P.O. Box 5758
Gainesville, GA 30504
tel: (770) 535-8372
fax: (770) 535-0252
EIN: 58-1622732

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Board Leadership

Ralph Brooks & Alan Schuetze
Co-Chairs

CEO

Jaimie Reynolds
Executive Director

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