Education : Youth Education Programs and Services

Grace Place for Children and Families

Providing pathways out of poverty by educating children and families

95.03

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

Board Leadership
James W. Bosscher
Board Chair

CEO
Lära Fisher
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 95.03
  Financial 93.65
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00
This rating was published 12/23/2021 and includes data from FY2020, 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.

Financial

93.65

Accountability & Transparency

97.00

This rating was published 12/23/2021 and includes data from FY2020, 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)
80.3%
  Administrative Expenses 8.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.51
  Program Expenses Growth 13.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.1%
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.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,441,251
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $249,363
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,054,764
Total Contributions $4,745,378
   Program Service Revenue $34,556
Total Primary Revenue $4,779,934
   Other Revenue $-2,154
TOTAL REVENUE $4,777,780
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,343,186
   Administrative Expenses $349,208
   Fundraising Expenses $491,198
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,183,592
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $594,188
   
Net Assets $13,606,843

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$140,517 3.35% Tim Ferguson Chief Executive Officer

Mission

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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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

James W. Bosscher
Board Chair

CEO

Lära Fisher
Chief Executive Officer