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Grace Place for Children and Families

Providing pathways out of poverty by educating children and families

four stars

94.82

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 94.82 four stars
  Financial 92.68 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, 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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Financial

four stars

92.68

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 12/01/2017 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)
76.9%
  Administrative Expenses 9.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 14.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.79
  Program Expenses Growth 28.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 9.5%
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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Grace Place for Children and Families (FL) 94.82 four stars
Breakthrough, Central Texas (TX) 90.18 four stars
Communities in Schools of Richmond (VA) 87.37 three stars
Rocking the Boat (NY) 93.39 four stars
CollegeBound Foundation (MD) 85.81 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,644,050
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $172,782
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $538,316
Total Contributions $4,355,148
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $4,355,148
   Other Revenue $10,982
TOTAL REVENUE $4,366,130
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,977,859
   Administrative Expenses $224,736
   Fundraising Expenses $277,166
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,479,761
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,886,369
   
Net Assets $7,273,439

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 $1,183,156 59.8%
Bright Beginnings $587,912 29.7%
Adult Literacy $206,791 10.5%

Ratings History
Grace Place for Children and Families has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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, 2016
  • July, 2015
  • July, 2014
  • July, 2013
  • July, 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
$51,900 2.09% Tim Ferguson Chief Executive Officer
Other Salaries of Note
$104,804 4.22% David Tobiasz Chief Financial Officer
$76,410 3.08% Barbara Evans Chief Development Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Grace Place for Children and Families (FL) 94.82 four stars
LEAP (CT) 93.20 four stars
The Colorado I Have A Dream Foundation (CO) 94.48 four stars
Higher Achievement (DC) 88.12 three stars
Venture Philanthropy Partners (DC) 92.38 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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