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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Caldera

Transforming underserved youth through innovative, year-round art and environmental programs

three stars

85.98

224 North West Thirteenth Avenue Suite 304
Portland, OR 97209
tel: (503) 937-3061   Web Site
EIN: 94-3235649

Board Leadership
Rene Mitchell
Chair

CEO
Brian Detman
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.98 three stars
  Financial 81.45 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1995, Caldera's mission is to be a catalyst for the transformation of underserved youth through innovative, year-round art and environmental programs. We begin working with youth in 6th grade and commit to working with them year-round through high school graduation and beyond. We become community. The adult programs offer residencies to professional artists.

Founded in 1995, Caldera's mission is to be a catalyst for the transformation of underserved youth through innovative, year-round art and environmental programs. We begin working with youth in 6th grade and commit to working with them year-round through high school graduation and beyond. We become community. The adult programs offer residencies to professional artists.

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Financial

three stars

81.45

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

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)
72.6%
  Administrative Expenses 13.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 5.09
  Program Expenses Growth -2.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Caldera on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Caldera on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Caldera (OR) 85.98 three stars
Bolder Options (MN) 85.44 three stars
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Miami, Inc. (FL) 90.63 four stars
American Youth Foundation (MO) 92.27 four stars
Boy Scouts of America, Indian Nations Council (OK) 85.29 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,192,113
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $385,345
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $91,599
Total Contributions $2,669,057
   Program Service Revenue $162,567
Total Primary Revenue $2,831,624
   Other Revenue $195,564
TOTAL REVENUE $3,027,188
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,638,442
   Administrative Expenses $388,213
   Fundraising Expenses $417,720
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,444,375
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $582,813
   
Net Assets $21,439,605

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
Artist Residency Program $1,638,442 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 10/01/2019 85.98 three stars
2017-06 11/01/2018 90.17 four stars
2016-06 09/01/2017 92.19 four stars
2015-06 10/01/2016 96.64 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 97.12 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 96.92 four stars
2013-06 11/01/2014 94.21 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 94-3235649
Name in IRS Master File CALDERA
NTEE Code O20
NTEE Classification Youth Centers, Clubs, Multipurpose
NTEE Type Youth Development
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (325) Camp
(119) Other cultural or historical activities
(349) Other youth organization or activities
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 March, 1996
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
$68,551 2.80% Brian Detman Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$44,618 1.82% Tricia Snell Former Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Caldera (OR) 85.98 three stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of the Valley (AZ) 85.04 three stars
Girls Inc. of Carpinteria (CA) 97.11 four stars
Boys & Girls Club of Mercer County (NJ) 94.05 four stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Harford County (MD) 86.20 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Caldera
224 North West Thirteenth Avenue
Suite 304
Portland, OR 97209
tel: (503) 937-3061
fax: (503) 937-3085
EIN: 94-3235649

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Board Leadership

Rene Mitchell
Chair

CEO

Brian Detman
Executive Director

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