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The Family Center

Creating a strong community built on healthy individuals and families

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three stars

85.38

1350 Fifteenth Avenue Columbus, GA 31901
tel: (706) 327-3238   Web Site
EIN: 58-0828094

Board Leadership
Mike Frank
Chair

CEO
Todd Bennett
Chief Executive Officer

  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 10/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Family Center is dedicated to helping individuals and families enhance their own skills, recognize their potential, and reach their own goals. For over a century, the Family Center has helped to strengthen and empower families because we believe that strong, healthy families create strong communities. We work to provide the most effective counseling, education, and mentoring services needed to support, strengthen, and enhance the quality of life for children, individuals, and families within our community.

The Family Center is dedicated to helping individuals and families enhance their own skills, recognize their potential, and reach their own goals. For over a century, the Family Center has helped to strengthen and empower families because we believe that strong, healthy families create strong communities. We work to provide the most effective counseling, education, and mentoring services needed to support, strengthen, and enhance the quality of life for children, individuals, and families within our community.

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Financial

three stars

82.50

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 10/01/2019 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)
89.1%
  Administrative Expenses 9.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.49
  Program Expenses Growth -5.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 17.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Family Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Family Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Family Center (GA) 85.38 three stars
Stanley M. Isaacs Neighborhood Center (NY) 89.86 three stars
Canal Alliance (CA) 88.56 three stars
Henry Street Settlement (NY) 91.34 four stars
Mercy Multiplied (TN) 89.18 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $165,034
   Federated Campaigns $444,000
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $23,255
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $170,415
Total Contributions $802,704
   Program Service Revenue $141,290
Total Primary Revenue $943,994
   Other Revenue $2,105
TOTAL REVENUE $946,099
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $965,576
   Administrative Expenses $93,100
   Fundraising Expenses $6,286
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,064,962
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-118,863
   
Net Assets $610,442

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
Mentorship $309,918 32.1%
Consumer Credit Counseling Service $284,727 29.5%
Family Counseling of Columbus $266,793 27.6%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 10/01/2019 85.38 three stars
2017-06 09/01/2018 85.38 three stars
2016-06 06/01/2017 89.95 three stars
2015-06 07/01/2016 87.97 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 86.84 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 81.54 three stars
2013-06 10/01/2014 84.53 three 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 58-0828094
Name in IRS Master File THE FAMILY CENTER OF COLUMBUS INC
NTEE Code P46
NTEE Classification Family Counseling
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (560) Supplying money, goods or services to the poor
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 July, 1974
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$10,025 0.94% Todd Bennett Chief Executive Officer
Other Salaries of Note
$65,681 6.16% Monique Turner-Lopez Former Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Family Center (GA) 85.38 three stars
Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center (MA) 94.22 four stars
Christian Community Service Center (TX) 92.21 four stars
St. Mary's Center (CA) 96.66 four stars
Neighborhood House, St. Paul (MN) 91.02 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

The Family Center
1350 Fifteenth Avenue
Columbus, GA 31901
tel: (706) 327-3238
fax: (706) 327-5750
EIN: 58-0828094

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 1825
Columbus, GA 31902

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Board Leadership

Mike Frank
Chair

CEO

Todd Bennett
Chief Executive Officer

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