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TESSA

A community free of personal violence for all.

three stars

89.48

435 Gold Pass Heights Colorado Springs, CO 80906
tel: (719) 633-1462   Web Site
EIN: 84-0746803

Board Leadership
Tyrone Johnson
President

CEO
SherryLynn Boyles
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.48 three stars
  Financial 95.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 86.00 three stars
This rating was published 03/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

TESSA's mission is to help women and their children achieve safety and wellbeing while challenging communities to end sexual and family violence. TESSA will foster a community free of domestic violence and sexual assault by raising awareness in the community, working with key partners, and educating children and teens. Simultaneously, TESSA will empower survivors to forge new paths to wellbeing and self-sufficiency, by supporting them with evidence-based services such as housing, counseling, legal help, advocacy, and other services they tell us they need located at multi-service sites.

TESSA's mission is to help women and their children achieve safety and wellbeing while challenging communities to end sexual and family violence. TESSA will foster a community free of domestic violence and sexual assault by raising awareness in the community, working with key partners, and educating children and teens. Simultaneously, TESSA will empower survivors to forge new paths to wellbeing and self-sufficiency, by supporting them with evidence-based services such as housing, counseling, legal help, advocacy, and other services they tell us they need located at multi-service sites.

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Financial

four stars

95.00

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

86.00

This rating was published 03/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
88.7%
  Administrative Expenses 4.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.72
  Program Expenses Growth 20.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 15.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by TESSA on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by TESSA on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
TESSA (CO) 89.48 three stars
Hubbard House (FL) 90.99 four stars
Domestic Violence Project (OH) 86.79 three stars
Safe Connections (MO) 89.27 three stars
Chrysalis Shelter for Victims of Domestic Violence (AZ) 96.42 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $854,809
   Federated Campaigns $55,000
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $90,051
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,768,960
Total Contributions $2,768,820
   Program Service Revenue $28,991
Total Primary Revenue $2,797,811
   Other Revenue $87,350
TOTAL REVENUE $2,885,161
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,312,515
   Administrative Expenses $70,713
   Fundraising Expenses $165,670
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,548,898
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $336,264
   
Net Assets $1,404,016

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
Safe House $485,390 21.0%
Victim Advocacy $462,724 20.0%
Housing $340,710 14.7%
LIFT Program $310,725 13.4%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-09 03/01/2020 89.48 three stars
2017-09 11/01/2019 89.91 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 84-0746803
Name in IRS Master File T E S S A
NTEE Code P43
NTEE Classification Family Violence Shelters, Services
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (573) Rehabilitating alcoholics, drug abusers, compulsive gamblers, etc.
(563) Marriage counseling
(166) Mental health care
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 July, 1978
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • September, 2018
  • September, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$102,870 4.03% Sherry Lynn Boyles Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
TESSA (CO) 89.48 three stars
The Spring of Tampa Bay (FL) 91.98 four stars
LifeWire (WA) 91.34 four stars
Golden House (WI) 92.18 four stars
East Texas Crisis Center (TX) 86.02 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

TESSA
435 Gold Pass Heights
Colorado Springs, CO 80906
tel: (719) 633-1462
EIN: 84-0746803

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Board Leadership

Tyrone Johnson
President

CEO

SherryLynn Boyles
Executive Director

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