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Human Services : Children's and Family Services

Port Chester Carver Center

Building Brighter Futures

four stars

94.74

400 Westchester Avenue Port Chester, NY 10573
tel: (914) 305-6010   Web Site
EIN: 13-1832949

Board Leadership
Maureen Gomez
President

CEO
Joseph Kwasniewski Joseph Kwasniewski Joseph Kwasniewski
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.74 four stars
  Financial 97.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

four stars

97.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 04/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
88.3%
  Administrative Expenses 6.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.21
  Program Expenses Growth 17.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Port Chester Carver Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Port Chester Carver Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Port Chester Carver Center (NY) 94.74 four stars
Joyful Heart Foundation (NY) 92.38 four stars
The Center for Family Resources (GA) 87.22 three stars
Jonathan's Place (TX) 92.54 four stars
The Children's Aid Society (NY) 93.43 four stars

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The Port Chester Carver Center has been serving the community's children and families since 1943. It started as a small storefront after school program for children whose parents worked in wartime defense plants. The founders were African American parents—grassroots organizers and advocates for the minority community in Port Chester. They named the organization after the renowned African American scientist George Washington Carver, who passed away in 1943. The Carver Center grew to a small food pantry and child care program that operated out of a rented synagogue basement for over 50 years. Today our programs serve a wide range of Port Chester residents, including children, teens, adults and senior citizens.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,393,498
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $65,718
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $460,637
Total Contributions $2,919,853
   Program Service Revenue $449,277
Total Primary Revenue $3,369,130
   Other Revenue $596,865
TOTAL REVENUE $3,965,995
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,709,506
   Administrative Expenses $247,749
   Fundraising Expenses $250,448
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,207,703
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-241,708
   
Net Assets $5,481,733

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
Children's Programs $1,556,763 42.0%
Food Service Program $435,486 11.7%
Community And Family Services $214,961 5.8%

Ratings History
Port Chester Carver Center has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-06 04/01/2017 94.74 four stars
2015-06 12/21/2016 95.05 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 13-1832949
Name in IRS Master File PORT CHESTER CARVER CENTER INC
NTEE Code P33
NTEE Classification Child Day Care
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (328) Combat juvenile delinquency
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]
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, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012

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
$131,174 3.11% Joseph Kwasniewski Executive Director

The Port Chester Carver Center has been serving the community's children and families since 1943. It started as a small storefront after school program for children whose parents worked in wartime defense plants. The founders were African American parents—grassroots organizers and advocates for the minority community in Port Chester. They named the organization after the renowned African American scientist George Washington Carver, who passed away in 1943. The Carver Center grew to a small food pantry and child care program that operated out of a rented synagogue basement for over 50 years. Today our programs serve a wide range of Port Chester residents, including children, teens, adults and senior citizens.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Port Chester Carver Center (NY) 94.74 four stars
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Jewish Family Service of Seattle (WA) 88.45 three stars
Wellspring Family Services (WA) 88.21 three stars
New Moms (IL) 87.44 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Port Chester Carver Center
400 Westchester Avenue
Port Chester, NY 10573
tel: (914) 305-6010
fax: (914) 939-3761
EIN: 13-1832949

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Board Leadership

Maureen Gomez
President

CEO

Joseph Kwasniewski Joseph Kwasniewski Joseph Kwasniewski
Chief Executive Officer

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