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Grace Place for Children and Families

Providing pathways out of poverty by educating children and families

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four stars

95.24

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 95.24 four stars
  Financial 93.28 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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.

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This impact information is current as of March 2019, 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

93.28

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 12/01/2018 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)
79.0%
  Administrative Expenses 8.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.77
  Program Expenses Growth 31.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 8.1%
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) 95.24 four stars
East Harlem Tutorial Program (NY) 92.30 four stars
SquashBusters (MA) 91.21 four stars
Global Kids (NY) 92.55 four stars
Horizons National (CT) 91.79 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $6,228,223
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $190,764
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $590,682
Total Contributions $7,009,669
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $7,009,669
   Other Revenue $-6,987
TOTAL REVENUE $7,002,682
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,278,037
   Administrative Expenses $243,775
   Fundraising Expenses $280,216
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,802,028
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $4,200,654
   
Net Assets $11,474,093

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 $1,366,822 60.0%
Bright Beginnings $683,411 30.0%
Adult Literacy $227,804 10.0%

Ratings History
Grace Place for Children and Families has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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, 2017
  • July, 2016
  • July, 2015
  • July, 2014
  • July, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$133,755 4.77% Tim Ferguson Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Grace Place for Children and Families (FL) 95.24 four stars
BestPrep (MN) 87.56 three stars
Church Hill Activities and Tutoring (VA) 94.70 four stars
Partnership with Children (NY) 95.13 four stars
The TEAK Fellowship (NY) 92.46 four 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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