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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation

Building character and teaching critical life lessons to at-risk young people living in America's most distressed communities.

four stars

90.45

1427 Clarkview Road Suite 100
Baltimore, MD 21209
tel: (410) 823-0043   Web Site
EIN: 52-2310500

Board Leadership
Mark Butler
Chairman

CEO
Steve Salem
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.45 four stars
  Financial 92.18 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 03/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation helps to build character and teach critical life lessons to at-risk young people living in America's most distressed communities. The Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation is reaching out to underserved youth across the country. Through partnerships with youth-serving organizations and schools, the Foundation brings vital life lessons to America's most impressionable population, using baseball as the hook to engage kids.

The Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation helps to build character and teach critical life lessons to at-risk young people living in America's most distressed communities. The Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation is reaching out to underserved youth across the country. Through partnerships with youth-serving organizations and schools, the Foundation brings vital life lessons to America's most impressionable population, using baseball as the hook to engage kids.

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Financial

four stars

92.18

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 03/01/2019 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)
83.9%
  Administrative Expenses 11.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.81
  Program Expenses Growth 11.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 23.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation (MD) 90.45 four stars
Boy Scouts of America, Cradle of Liberty Council (PA) 90.31 four stars
Boys & Girls Club of Cheyenne (WY) 90.04 four stars
Sitar Arts Center (DC) 85.60 three stars
Camp Beech Cliff (ME) 85.29 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $23,257,516
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $2,854,667
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $2,412,174
Total Contributions $28,524,357
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $28,524,357
   Other Revenue $-111,754
TOTAL REVENUE $28,412,603
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $17,994,316
   Administrative Expenses $2,373,760
   Fundraising Expenses $1,409,107
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $21,777,183
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $6,635,420
   
Net Assets $18,603,559

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
Design and facilitate the creation of youth development parks $12,082,157 67.1%
Provide cash and equipment funding to communities $5,074,667 28.2%
Overnight camp $837,492 4.7%

Ratings History
Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 03/01/2019 90.45 four stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 90.58 four stars
2015-12 08/01/2017 86.84 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 52-2310500
Name in IRS Master File CAL RIPKEN SR FOUNDATION INC
NTEE Code B99
NTEE Classification Education N.E.C.
NTEE Type Educational Institutions and Related Activities
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 December, 2001
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$526,246 2.41% Stephan Salem President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation (MD) 90.45 four stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Larimer County (CO) 87.82 three stars
Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club (NY) 90.39 four stars
Boy Scouts of America, Middle Tennessee Council (TN) 87.05 three stars
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Arizona (AZ) 86.11 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation
1427 Clarkview Road
Suite 100
Baltimore, MD 21209
tel: (410) 823-0043
fax: (443) 841-7033
EIN: 52-2310500

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Board Leadership

Mark Butler
Chairman

CEO

Steve Salem
President, CEO

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