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A Child's Place

Working to erase the impact of homelessness on children and their education

three stars

85.40

601 East Fifth Street Suite 230
Charlotte, NC 28202
tel: (704) 343-3790   Web Site
EIN: 58-1911741

Board Leadership
Jennifer Sidden
President

CEO
Shantiqua Neely
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.40 three stars
  Financial 89.91 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 82.00 three stars
This rating was published 06/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

As of February 17th 2020, A Child's Place has merged with Thompson Child & Family Focus and will be operating as one of Thompson's programs moving forward. Founded in 1989, A Child's Place (ACP) works to erase the impact of homelessness on children and their education. Our purpose is to enable client homeless children to have the same educational opportunities and advantages as other children. Most of our client families are working poor, and virtually all of them live well below the poverty line. For them, homelessness is not a way of life, but a time in their lives. By minimizing the impact of this difficult time on the academic progress of children, ACP contributes to the likelihood that they will be promoted each year, graduate from high school and ultimately break the cycle of poverty.

As of February 17th 2020, A Child's Place has merged with Thompson Child & Family Focus and will be operating as one of Thompson's programs moving forward. Founded in 1989, A Child's Place (ACP) works to erase the impact of homelessness on children and their education. Our purpose is to enable client homeless children to have the same educational opportunities and advantages as other children. Most of our client families are working poor, and virtually all of them live well below the poverty line. For them, homelessness is not a way of life, but a time in their lives. By minimizing the impact of this difficult time on the academic progress of children, ACP contributes to the likelihood that they will be promoted each year, graduate from high school and ultimately break the cycle of poverty.

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Financial

three stars

89.91

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

82.00

This rating was published 06/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
83.3%
  Administrative Expenses 6.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.81
  Program Expenses Growth 6.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by A Child's Place on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by A Child's Place on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
A Child's Place (NC) 85.40 three stars
Youth On Their Own (AZ) 89.11 three stars
LEAP (CT) 85.94 three stars
College Track (CA) 96.15 four stars
Communities In Schools of Nevada (NV) 92.58 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,427,770
   Federated Campaigns $135,070
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $267,489
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,830,329
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,830,329
   Other Revenue $-126,861
TOTAL REVENUE $1,703,468
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,481,415
   Administrative Expenses $76,339
   Fundraising Expenses $244,701
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,802,455
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-98,987
   
Net Assets $1,317,406

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 06/01/2020 85.40 three stars
2018-06 07/01/2019 91.00 four stars
2017-06 06/01/2018 89.39 three stars
2016-06 08/01/2017 83.61 three stars
2015-06 07/01/2016 83.84 three stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 83.59 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 90.69 four stars
2013-06 11/01/2014 90.35 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 58-1911741
Name in IRS Master File A CHILDS PLACE OF CHARLOTTE INC
NTEE Code B90
NTEE Classification Educational Services and Schools - Other
NTEE Type Educational Institutions and Related Activities
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (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 April, 1991
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, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$90,190 5.00% Shantiqua Neely Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
A Child's Place (NC) 85.40 three stars
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Taco Bell Foundation (CA) 92.38 four stars
Bright Prospect (CA) 91.80 four stars
The Fund for American Studies (DC) 86.50 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

A Child's Place
601 East Fifth Street
Suite 230
Charlotte, NC 28202
tel: (704) 343-3790
fax: (704) 343-3791
EIN: 58-1911741

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Board Leadership

Jennifer Sidden
President

CEO

Shantiqua Neely
Executive Director

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