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Grace Place for Children and Families

Providing pathways out of poverty by educating children and families

four stars

95.73

4300 21st Avenue SW Naples, FL 34116
tel: (239) 234-2400   Web Site
EIN: 65-1229558

Board Leadership
Mario Valle
Board Chair

CEO
Tim Ferguson
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 95.73 four stars
  Financial 93.97 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Grace Place for Children and Families is an educational nonprofit organization guided by our faith-based core values. The idea of grace comes from the generosity of God. Grace Place expresses this generosity as an educational center that provides pathways out of poverty through educating children and families. A large number of our donors and volunteers come to Grace Place through their faith communities. Grace Place does not proselytize. This means that we will not offer assistance on the expressed or implied condition that people must either adhere to or convert to a particular faith. The mission of Grace Place is to put our faith into action – providing pathways out of poverty by educating children and families. What a wonderful way to fulfill the greatest commandments, to love God and neighbor! Our vision is that all families have access to education to break the cycle of poverty.

Grace Place for Children and Families is an educational nonprofit organization guided by our faith-based core values. The idea of grace comes from the generosity of God. Grace Place expresses this generosity as an educational center that provides pathways out of poverty through educating children and families. A large number of our donors and volunteers come to Grace Place through their faith communities. Grace Place does not proselytize. This means that we will not offer assistance on the expressed or implied condition that people must either adhere to or convert to a particular faith. The mission of Grace Place is to put our faith into action – providing pathways out of poverty by educating children and families. What a wonderful way to fulfill the greatest commandments, to love God and neighbor! Our vision is that all families have access to education to break the cycle of poverty.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2018
Number of students enrolled
889
Total dollar amount of scholarship awarded
601,151
Percentage of seniors who pursue post-secondary educational opportunities or military
100
Number of adult learners enrolled
427
This impact information is current as of August 2020, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

four stars

93.97

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 08/01/2019 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)
81.4%
  Administrative Expenses 8.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.92
  Program Expenses Growth 24.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 9.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Grace Place for Children and Families on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Grace Place for Children and Families on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Grace Place for Children and Families (FL) 95.73 four stars
Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History (NY) 99.71 four stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,620,413
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $211,254
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $597,204
Total Contributions $3,428,871
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $3,428,871
   Other Revenue $-152,430
TOTAL REVENUE $3,276,441
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,802,577
   Administrative Expenses $270,917
   Fundraising Expenses $309,369
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,382,863
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-106,422
   
Net Assets $11,367,671

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
School Age Programs $1,681,546 60.0%
Bright Beginnings $840,773 30.0%
Adult Literacy $280,258 10.0%

Ratings History
Grace Place for Children and Families has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-07 08/01/2019 95.73 four stars
2017-07 12/01/2018 95.24 four stars
2016-07 12/01/2017 94.82 four stars
2015-07 09/01/2016 90.53 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 65-1229558
Name in IRS Master File GRACE PLACE FOR CHILDREN AND FAMILIES INC
NTEE Code P20
NTEE Classification Human Service Organizations - Multipurpose
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
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 September, 2005
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End July
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • July, 2018
  • July, 2017
  • July, 2016
  • July, 2015
  • July, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$134,023 3.96% Tim Ferguson Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Grace Place for Children and Families (FL) 95.73 four stars
The Colorado I Have A Dream Foundation (CO) 92.22 four stars
Friends of Ofanim (PA) 87.14 three stars
Achievement Centers for Children & Families Foundation (FL) 87.24 three stars
East Harlem Tutorial Program (NY) 88.25 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Grace Place for Children and Families
4300 21st Avenue SW
Naples, FL 34116
tel: (239) 234-2400
fax: (239) 234-1400
EIN: 65-1229558

Mail donations to:
PO Box 990531
Naples, FL 34116

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Board Leadership

Mario Valle
Board Chair

CEO

Tim Ferguson
Chief Executive Officer

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