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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

91.77

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

Board Leadership
Harold Himmelman
Board Chair

CEO
Steve Salem
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.77 four stars
  Financial 96.22 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 06/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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.

Financial

four stars

96.22

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 06/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
82.7%
  Administrative Expenses 11.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.32
  Program Expenses Growth 8.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 13.7%
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) 91.77 four stars
Girl Scouts of Minnesota and Wisconsin River Valleys (MN) 87.90 three stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Alabama (AL) 95.38 four stars
Kare Youth League (CA) 87.21 three stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Snohomish County (WA) 92.02 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $20,482,825
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $3,365,699
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $6,473,516
Total Contributions $30,322,040
   Program Service Revenue $960,000
Total Primary Revenue $31,282,040
   Other Revenue $-350,479
TOTAL REVENUE $30,931,561
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $22,280,617
   Administrative Expenses $3,192,422
   Fundraising Expenses $1,237,081
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $26,710,120
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $4,221,441
   
Net Assets $30,274,780

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
Youth Development Parks $11,550,044 51.8%
Equipment Funding to Community Organizations $9,249,449 41.5%
Overnight Camp $1,481,124 6.6%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 06/01/2021 91.77 four stars
2018-12 02/01/2020 87.76 three stars
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$541,646 2.02% Stephan Salem President & Chief Executive

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation (MD) 91.77 four stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco (CA) 93.91 four stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Northeast Florida (FL) 95.47 four stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of the Virginia Peninsula (VA) 90.62 four stars
Holy Family Ministries (IL) 92.30 four 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

Harold Himmelman
Board Chair

CEO

Steve Salem
President, CEO

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