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Human Services : Children's and Family Services

Childcare Resources

We make quality child care happen.

three stars

85.11

244 West Valley Avenue Suite 200
Birmingham, AL 35209
tel: (205) 945-0018   Web Site
EIN: 63-0882628

Board Leadership
Jason L. Bryant
Chairman

CEO
Joan Wright
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.11 three stars
  Financial 79.34 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Childcare Resources, a Child Care Resource and Referral Agency based in Birmingham, Alabama was founded in 1984. The mission of Childcare Resources is to make quality care and education of children happen by providing information, education and assistance to families, providers of child care and the community. We achieve our mission to make quality child care happen in Blount, Jefferson, Shelby and Walker counties by: training child care professionals, helping families locate child care, providing parent education services and offering child care financial assistance to low-to-moderate income working families. Our vision is that quality child care will be available and affordable to all families who need it.

Childcare Resources, a Child Care Resource and Referral Agency based in Birmingham, Alabama was founded in 1984. The mission of Childcare Resources is to make quality care and education of children happen by providing information, education and assistance to families, providers of child care and the community. We achieve our mission to make quality child care happen in Blount, Jefferson, Shelby and Walker counties by: training child care professionals, helping families locate child care, providing parent education services and offering child care financial assistance to low-to-moderate income working families. Our vision is that quality child care will be available and affordable to all families who need it.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2019
Number of new donors
174
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

two stars

79.34

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 08/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
76.5%
  Administrative Expenses 12.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.30
  Program Expenses Growth 4.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 9.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Childcare Resources on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Childcare Resources on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Childcare Resources (AL) 85.11 three stars
Kids House of Seminole, Inc. (FL) 89.94 three stars
Inspire Brands Foundation (GA) 98.21 four stars
Think Small (MN) 89.02 three stars
Florence Fuller Child Development Centers (FL) 93.37 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $254,181
   Federated Campaigns $630,241
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $480,254
Total Contributions $1,364,676
   Program Service Revenue $31,063
Total Primary Revenue $1,395,739
   Other Revenue $146,677
TOTAL REVENUE $1,542,416
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,163,111
   Administrative Expenses $169,744
   Fundraising Expenses $205,551
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,538,406
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $4,010
   
Net Assets $458,901

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
Training and Technical Assistance $694,656 59.7%
Supplemental Childcare Program $220,000 18.9%
Infant-Toddler Program $83,188 7.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-09 08/01/2020 85.11 three stars
2018-09 08/01/2019 82.35 three stars
2017-09 11/01/2018 83.43 three stars
2017-09 10/01/2018 80.60 three stars
2016-09 12/22/2017 76.63 two stars
2016-09 12/01/2017 73.47 two stars
2015-09 11/01/2016 72.64 two stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 75.58 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 11/01/2015 75.71 two stars
2013-09 02/01/2015 71.88 two 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 63-0882628
Name in IRS Master File CHILDCARE RESOURCES
NTEE Code P33
NTEE Classification Child Day Care
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (569) Referral service (social agencies)
(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 October, 1984
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
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  • September, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$83,100 5.40% Joan M. Wright Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Childcare Resources (AL) 85.11 three stars
Friends of the Children NY (NY) 86.21 three stars
Infant Crisis Services (OK) 91.55 four stars
Connie Maxwell Children's Home (SC) 88.06 three stars
Center for Child Protection (TX) 91.01 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Childcare Resources
244 West Valley Avenue
Suite 200
Birmingham, AL 35209
tel: (205) 945-0018
fax: (205) 945-0039
EIN: 63-0882628

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Board Leadership

Jason L. Bryant
Chairman

CEO

Joan Wright
Executive Director

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