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Human Services : Social Services

Forward Together

So all families can thrive.

three stars

82.40

300 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza Suite 700
Oakland, CA 94612
tel: (510) 663-8300   Web Site
EIN: 94-3311784

Board Leadership
Kay Fernandez Smith
Chair

CEO
Eveline Shen
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 82.40 three stars
  Financial 83.94 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 81.00 three stars
This rating was published 02/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Forward Together is a multi-racial organization that works with community leaders and organizations to transform culture and policy to catalyze social change. Our mission is to ensure that women, youth and families have the power and resources they need to reach their full potential. By developing strong leaders, building networks across communities, and implementing innovative campaigns, we are making our mission a reality.

Forward Together is a multi-racial organization that works with community leaders and organizations to transform culture and policy to catalyze social change. Our mission is to ensure that women, youth and families have the power and resources they need to reach their full potential. By developing strong leaders, building networks across communities, and implementing innovative campaigns, we are making our mission a reality.

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Financial

three stars

83.94

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

81.00

This rating was published 02/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
63.8%
  Administrative Expenses 32.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.20
  Program Expenses Growth 13.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Forward Together on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Forward Together on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Forward Together (CA) 82.40 three stars
Humanitarian Service Project (IL) 85.75 three stars
Society of St. Vincent de Paul of San Mateo County (CA) 87.77 three stars
Community Shares of Colorado (CO) 87.97 three stars
Society of St. Vincent de Paul, Portland Council (OR) 86.84 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,236,257
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $5,236,257
   Program Service Revenue $148,259
Total Primary Revenue $5,384,516
   Other Revenue $4,189
TOTAL REVENUE $5,388,705
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,257,895
   Administrative Expenses $1,405,842
   Fundraising Expenses $145,473
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,809,210
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,579,495
   
Net Assets $7,039,210

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
Movement Building Program $2,257,895 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 02/01/2019 82.40 three stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 83.99 three stars
2015-12 04/01/2017 84.12 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 94-3311784
Name in IRS Master File FORWARD TOGETHER
NTEE Code E05
NTEE Classification Research Institutes and/or Public Policy Analysis
NTEE Type Health - General and Rehabilitative
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
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 February, 1999
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$131,751 3.45% Eveline Shen President

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Forward Together (CA) 82.40 three stars
NETWORK of Community Ministries (TX) 90.68 four stars
Irving Cares (TX) 85.87 three stars
Coalition to Abolish Slavery & Trafficking (CAST) (CA) 90.07 four stars
Amherst H. Wilder Foundation (MN) 86.30 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Forward Together
300 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza
Suite 700
Oakland, CA 94612
tel: (510) 663-8300
fax: (510) 663-8301
EIN: 94-3311784

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Board Leadership

Kay Fernandez Smith
Chair

CEO

Eveline Shen
Executive Director

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