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Community Development : Housing and Neighborhood Development

Catholic Charities

Serving Everyone

93.15

1555 39th Avenue San Francisco, CA 94122
tel: (415) 972-1200   Web Site
EIN: 94-1498472

Board Leadership
Most Reverend Salvatore J. Cordileone
Chairman

CEO
Jilma L. Meneses
Chief Executive Officer

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.15
  Financial 91.18
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00
This rating was published 12/01/2021 and includes data from FY2020, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded more than a century and a half ago to care for the orphans of the San Francisco earthquake, Catholic Charities is one of the largest, most comprehensive human services agencies in Northern California, reaching more than 32,000 individuals a year.

An integral part of our communities, Catholic Charities plays a pivotal role in keeping our neighborhoods diverse, productive, safe, and healthy through more than 30 programs in San Francisco, Marin, and San Mateo Counties. Our programs change the lives of individuals, families, children, youth, seniors, those with disabilities, formerly homeless individuals living with HIV/AIDS, and immigrants. We serve everyone.

Catholic Charities creates lasting, data-driven solutions to some of the most pressing challenges in our community - homelessness, aging in isolation, generational poverty, HIV/AIDS, inequality, and immigration to name a few.

Founded more than a century and a half ago to care for the orphans of the San Francisco earthquake, Catholic Charities is one of the largest, most comprehensive human services agencies in Northern California, reaching more than 32,000 individuals a year.

An integral part of our communities, Catholic Charities plays a pivotal role in keeping our neighborhoods diverse, productive, safe, and healthy through more than 30 programs in San Francisco, Marin, and San Mateo Counties. Our programs change the lives of individuals, families, children, youth, seniors, those with disabilities, formerly homeless individuals living with HIV/AIDS, and immigrants. We serve everyone.

Catholic Charities creates lasting, data-driven solutions to some of the most pressing challenges in our community - homelessness, aging in isolation, generational poverty, HIV/AIDS, inequality, and immigration to name a few.

Financial

91.18

Accountability & Transparency

96.00

This rating was published 12/01/2021 and includes data from FY2020, 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)
82.9%
  Administrative Expenses 13.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.62
  Program Expenses Growth 6.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 38.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Catholic Charities on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Catholic Charities on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Catholic Charities (CA) 93.15
Initiative for A Competitive Inner City (ICIC) (MA) 97.11
MEDA (MN) 86.39
Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation (MN) 90.79
Community Voices Heard (CVH) (NY) 87.57

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $9,020,759
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $37,251,219
Total Contributions $46,271,978
   Program Service Revenue $8,165,767
Total Primary Revenue $54,437,745
   Other Revenue $536,512
TOTAL REVENUE $54,974,257
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $41,224,046
   Administrative Expenses $6,517,638
   Fundraising Expenses $1,612,836
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $49,354,520
   
Payments to Affiliates $13,740
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $5,619,737
   
Net Assets $30,179,873

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 Services $19,643,212 47.6%
Housing and Community Support $18,688,505 45.3%
Senior Services $2,892,329 7.0%

Ratings History
Catholic Charities has received 6 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2020-06 12/01/2021 93.15
2019-06 12/23/2020 92.40
2018-06 09/03/2019 90.51
2017-06 08/01/2018 91.21
2016-06 12/22/2017 90.66
2015-06 12/01/2016 91.11
2015-06 10/01/2016 90.67
2014-06 07/01/2016 88.25
2014-06 06/01/2016 86.48
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 04/01/2015 87.20
2014-06 03/01/2015 86.89
2013-06 12/22/2014 89.15
2013-06 09/01/2014 88.79
2012-06 06/01/2013 89.37
2011-06 04/01/2012 85.64
2010-06 09/20/2011 84.82
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 07/01/2011 77.26
2009-06 07/01/2010 76.15
2008-06 10/01/2009 76.12
2007-06 11/01/2008 79.23

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 94-1498472
Name in IRS Master File CATHOLIC CHARITIES CYO OF THE ARCHDIOCESE OF SAN FRANCISCO
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 (150) Hospital
(120) Publishing 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 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)
(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
$293,639 0.59% Jilma Meneses Chief Executive Officer

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Catholic Charities (CA) 93.15
Women's Community Revitalization Project (PA) 95.19
Local Initiatives Support Corporation (NY) 88.77
Downtown Cleveland Alliance (OH) 88.81
KABOOM! (DC) 89.69

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Charity Contact Info

Catholic Charities
1555 39th Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94122
tel: (415) 972-1200
fax: (415) 972-1201
EIN: 94-1498472

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Board Leadership

Most Reverend Salvatore J. Cordileone
Chairman

CEO

Jilma L. Meneses
Chief Executive Officer

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