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Human Services : Social Services

Community Services Agency

We are the community's safety net.

four stars

96.23

204 Stierlin Road Mountain View, CA 94043
tel: (650) 968-0836   Web Site
EIN: 94-1422465

Board Leadership
Rose Baldwin
President

CEO
Tom Myers
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 96.23 four stars
  Financial 94.68 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

For 60 years, Community Services Agency (CSA) has been providing vital social services for residents of Mountain View, Los Altos and Los Altos Hills. We understand that hardship can come at any time and knows no age limit. We provide a safety net so independence and self-sufficiency can be restored and maintained. Our clients may be a young, working poor family or an elderly person looking for companionship. CSA offers emergency financial assistance, food and nutrition, senior case management, senior lunch and nutrition, and homeless services.

For 60 years, Community Services Agency (CSA) has been providing vital social services for residents of Mountain View, Los Altos and Los Altos Hills. We understand that hardship can come at any time and knows no age limit. We provide a safety net so independence and self-sufficiency can be restored and maintained. Our clients may be a young, working poor family or an elderly person looking for companionship. CSA offers emergency financial assistance, food and nutrition, senior case management, senior lunch and nutrition, and homeless services.

Financial

four stars

94.68

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 03/01/2021 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)
80.6%
  Administrative Expenses 12.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.62
  Program Expenses Growth 8.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Community Services Agency on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Community Services Agency on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Community Services Agency (CA) 96.23 four stars
Leaven (WI) 89.98 three stars
SBH Community Service Network (NY) 96.53 four stars
The Brother Benno Foundation (CA) 93.32 four stars
Network of Community Ministries (TX) 96.46 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,121,106
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $84,154
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $999,283
Total Contributions $4,204,543
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $4,204,543
   Other Revenue $105,942
TOTAL REVENUE $4,310,485
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,705,600
   Administrative Expenses $504,931
   Fundraising Expenses $322,344
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,532,875
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-222,390
   
Net Assets $6,931,481

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
Homeless Prevention and Services $2,655,607 71.7%
Senior Services Program $1,049,993 28.3%

Ratings History
Community Services Agency has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 03/01/2021 96.23 four stars
2018-06 09/01/2020 94.63 four stars
2018-06 12/20/2019 91.95 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 94-1422465
Name in IRS Master File COMMUNITY SERVICES AGENCY
NTEE Code P60
NTEE Classification Emergency Assistance (Food, Clothing, Cash)
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (600) Community Chest, United Way, etc.
(575) Services for the aged (see also 153 ad 382)
(408) Community service organization
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 March, 1964
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$146,703 3.23% Tom Myers Executive Director

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Charity Contact Info

Community Services Agency
204 Stierlin Road
Mountain View, CA 94043
tel: (650) 968-0836
fax: (650) 938-2728
EIN: 94-1422465

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Board Leadership

Rose Baldwin
President

CEO

Tom Myers
Executive Director

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