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Betty Griffin Center

Healing for now. Hope for tomorrow.

four stars

94.05

2450 Old Moultrie Road Suite 202
St. Augustine, FL 32086
tel: (904) 824-1555   Web Site
EIN: 59-3028497

Board Leadership
Christopher Schmidt
Chair

CEO
Joyce Mahr
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.05 four stars
  Financial 97.40 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of the Betty Griffin Center is to offer protection and quality services for the victims of domestic violence and their minor children and/or victims of sexual assault and their families in St. Johns County, Florida through the operation of a shelter offering assistance, counseling and transitional support. We also educate the community about services provided and raise awareness on the problems of domestic violence and sexual assault to break cycles of violence. Betty Griffin Center operates a 54-bed emergency shelter, six transitional apartments, and provides outreach services, training and education throughout St. Johns County, Florida.

The mission of the Betty Griffin Center is to offer protection and quality services for the victims of domestic violence and their minor children and/or victims of sexual assault and their families in St. Johns County, Florida through the operation of a shelter offering assistance, counseling and transitional support. We also educate the community about services provided and raise awareness on the problems of domestic violence and sexual assault to break cycles of violence. Betty Griffin Center operates a 54-bed emergency shelter, six transitional apartments, and provides outreach services, training and education throughout St. Johns County, Florida.

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Financial

four stars

97.40

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 04/01/2020 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)
90.2%
  Administrative Expenses 7.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.09
  Program Expenses Growth 9.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 9.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Betty Griffin Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Betty Griffin Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Betty Griffin Center (FL) 94.05 four stars
Women's Center of Greater Danbury (CT) 86.12 three stars
The Shelter for Abused Women & Children (FL) 90.39 four stars
Doorways for Women and Families (VA) 88.78 three stars
Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (DC) 86.10 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,085,203
   Federated Campaigns $43,900
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $70,023
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,700,389
Total Contributions $3,899,515
   Program Service Revenue $19,921
Total Primary Revenue $3,919,436
   Other Revenue $106,397
TOTAL REVENUE $4,025,572
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,685,600
   Administrative Expenses $304,326
   Fundraising Expenses $101,489
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,091,415
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-65,843
   
Net Assets $4,036,165

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
Shelter and Counseling $3,685,600 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 04/01/2020 94.05 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 59-3028497
Name in IRS Master File SAFETY SHELTER OF ST JOHNS COUNTY INC
NTEE Code L80
NTEE Classification Housing Support Services -- Other
NTEE Type Housing, Shelter
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (399) Other housing activities
(560) Supplying money, goods or services to the poor
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 April, 1991
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$104,617 2.55% Joyce Mahr CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Betty Griffin Center (FL) 94.05 four stars
HAVEN, Montana (MT) 89.54 three stars
Abused Deaf Women's Advocacy Services (WA) 89.94 three stars
Domestic Violence Center of Chester County (PA) 86.76 three stars
Laura's House (CA) 91.07 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Betty Griffin Center
2450 Old Moultrie Road
Suite 202
St. Augustine, FL 32086
tel: (904) 824-1555
EIN: 59-3028497

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Board Leadership

Christopher Schmidt
Chair

CEO

Joyce Mahr
Chief Executive Officer

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