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Human Services : Children's and Family Services

University City Children's Center

What happens early in life lasts a lifetime

three stars

88.18

6646 Vernon Avenue University City, MO 63130
tel: (314) 726-0148   Web Site
EIN: 43-0958608

Board Leadership
Brent Baxter
President

CEO
Stephen Zwolak
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.18 three stars
  Financial 88.38 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 88.00 three stars
This rating was published 05/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

three stars

88.38

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

88.00

This rating was published 05/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
83.2%
  Administrative Expenses 10.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.17
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.89
  Program Expenses Growth 5.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 14.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by University City Children's Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by University City Children's Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
University City Children's Center (MO) 88.18 three stars
Youth Haven, Florida (FL) 94.97 four stars
Ele's Place (MI) 89.50 three stars
Think Small (MN) 88.29 three stars
Southside Early Childhood Center (MO) 92.32 four stars

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University City Children's Center (UCCC) is committed to providing innovative, quality care and education to a racially, culturally, developmentally, and socio-economically diverse population of children between the ages of six weeks and six years in a nurturing environment that provides supportive services to families. University City Children's Center is a diverse, intentional early childhood community that respects and nurtures children and adults in a trusting culture of love, empathy, compassion, and joy that is guided by visionary leadership. An integral part of our mission and practice is developing partnerships and educational outreach to the larger St. Louis community.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $440,406
   Federated Campaigns $155,874
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $188,317
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $491,058
Total Contributions $1,275,655
   Program Service Revenue $1,985,576
Total Primary Revenue $3,261,231
   Other Revenue $-24,622
TOTAL REVENUE $3,236,609
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,798,287
   Administrative Expenses $319,531
   Fundraising Expenses $196,915
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,314,733
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-78,124
   
Net Assets $2,748,516

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
Daily Care for Children of Working Parents $2,281,754 81.5%
LUME $516,533 18.5%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 05/01/2017 88.18 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 89.89 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 83.06 three stars
2013-12 12/01/2014 90.05 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 43-0958608
Name in IRS Master File UNIVERSITY CITY CHILDRENS CENTER
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 (574) Day care center
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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 February, 1971
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
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  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

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
$131,438 3.96% Steve Zwolak Executive Director

University City Children's Center (UCCC) is committed to providing innovative, quality care and education to a racially, culturally, developmentally, and socio-economically diverse population of children between the ages of six weeks and six years in a nurturing environment that provides supportive services to families. University City Children's Center is a diverse, intentional early childhood community that respects and nurtures children and adults in a trusting culture of love, empathy, compassion, and joy that is guided by visionary leadership. An integral part of our mission and practice is developing partnerships and educational outreach to the larger St. Louis community.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
University City Children's Center (MO) 88.18 three stars
Family Giving Tree (CA) 93.62 four stars
The New York Center for Children (NY) 87.89 three stars
Community Partners of Dallas (TX) 89.63 three stars
Common Threads (TX) 88.00 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

University City Children's Center
6646 Vernon Avenue
University City, MO 63130
tel: (314) 726-0148
fax: (314) 721-0939
EIN: 43-0958608

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Board Leadership

Brent Baxter
President

CEO

Stephen Zwolak
Executive Director

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