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Human Services : Social Services

Catholic Charities of Los Angeles

Providing services to the poor and vulnerable

four stars

98.23

1531 James M. Wood Boulevard P.O. Box 15095
Los Angeles, CA 90015
tel: (213) 251-3400   Web Site
EIN: 95-1690973

Board Leadership
Archbishop José H. Gomez
Chairman

CEO
Monsignor Gregory A. Cox
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 98.23 four stars
  Financial 97.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Since 1919, Catholic Charities of Los Angeles maintains a long tradition of serving the poor and hungry and has helped supply the basic necessities of life to the most impoverished residents of Los Angeles. Catholic Charities strives to find permanent solutions to crisis situations by offering clients the tools and resources they need to achieve greater self-reliance and stability in their lives. Today, Catholic Charities operates 24 community centers and five homeless shelters, as well as a variety of programs serving the poor including: in-home services for homebound seniors; refugee resettlement; youth employment services; counseling; affordable before-and-after-school care: immigration assistance; pre-school for low-income children; and temporary worker centers.

Since 1919, Catholic Charities of Los Angeles maintains a long tradition of serving the poor and hungry and has helped supply the basic necessities of life to the most impoverished residents of Los Angeles. Catholic Charities strives to find permanent solutions to crisis situations by offering clients the tools and resources they need to achieve greater self-reliance and stability in their lives. Today, Catholic Charities operates 24 community centers and five homeless shelters, as well as a variety of programs serving the poor including: in-home services for homebound seniors; refugee resettlement; youth employment services; counseling; affordable before-and-after-school care: immigration assistance; pre-school for low-income children; and temporary worker centers.

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Financial

four stars

97.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 12/01/2019 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)
89.6%
  Administrative Expenses 9.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.70
  Program Expenses Growth 10.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 11.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Catholic Charities of Los Angeles on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Catholic Charities of Los Angeles on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Catholic Charities of Los Angeles (CA) 98.23 four stars
Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston (TX) 95.05 four stars
Catholic Charities of Baltimore (MD) 88.04 three stars
Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City (OK) 90.76 four stars
Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Milwaukee (WI) 90.64 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $16,007,237
   Federated Campaigns $661,863
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,743,700
   Related Organizations $3,000,000
   Government Grants $15,020,337
Total Contributions $36,433,137
   Program Service Revenue $11,332,117
Total Primary Revenue $47,765,254
   Other Revenue $962,421
TOTAL REVENUE $48,727,675
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $39,242,276
   Administrative Expenses $3,767,921
   Fundraising Expenses $698,454
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $43,708,651
   
Payments to Affiliates $40,215
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $5,019,024
   
Net Assets $67,964,081

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
Community Centers $14,120,653 36.0%
Immigration and Refugees $13,273,122 33.8%
Angel's Flight & Other Homeless Shelters $6,951,295 17.7%

Ratings History
Catholic Charities of Los Angeles has received 5 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 12/01/2019 98.23 four stars
2018-06 11/01/2019 96.66 four stars
2017-06 09/01/2018 96.16 four stars
2016-06 12/22/2017 95.82 four stars
2015-06 10/01/2016 95.54 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 93.51 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 12/22/2015 88.16 three stars
2013-06 12/22/2014 93.97 four stars
2012-06 11/01/2013 91.38 four stars
2011-06 11/06/2012 84.37 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 84.13 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 11/01/2010 78.58 two stars
2008-06 12/01/2009 84.01 three stars
2007-06 03/01/2009 89.10 three stars
2006-06 07/01/2007 82.66 three stars
2005-06 10/01/2006 79.59 two stars
2004-06 11/01/2005 85.82 three stars
2003-06 10/01/2004 94.01 four stars
2002-06 10/01/2003 99.03 four stars
2001-06 10/15/2002 99.07 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 95-1690973
Name in IRS Master File CATHOLIC CHARITIES OF LOS ANGELES
NTEE Code P20
NTEE Classification Human Service Organizations - Multipurpose
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (1) Church, synagogue, etc
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 Subordinate - the organization is a subordinate in a group ruling.
Group Name UNITED STATES CONFERENCE OF CATHOLIC BISHOPS
Ruling Date March, 1946
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, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$48,615 0.11% Rev. Monsignor Gregory A. Cox Executive VP
Other Salaries of Note
$151,819 0.34% Alexandria M. Arnold Chief Development & Communications Officer
$115,154 0.26% Edward Nelson QCI Director
$113,862 0.26% Lee Ratleff HR Director
$105,350 0.24% Daniel Grimm Regional Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Catholic Charities of Los Angeles (CA) 98.23 four stars
Catholic Charities, Diocese of Venice, Inc. (FL) 92.78 four stars
Catholic Charities Diocese of Cleveland (OH) 87.46 three stars
Catholic Charities Fort Worth (TX) 97.23 four stars
Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Milwaukee (WI) 90.64 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Catholic Charities of Los Angeles
1531 James M. Wood Boulevard
P.O. Box 15095
Los Angeles, CA 90015
tel: (213) 251-3400
fax: (213) 380-4603
EIN: 95-1690973

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Board Leadership

Archbishop José H. Gomez
Chairman

CEO

Monsignor Gregory A. Cox
Executive Director

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