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Human Services : Children's and Family Services

The Children's Aid Society

Ensuring the physical and emotional well being of children and families

four stars

93.43

711 Third Avenue Suite 700
New York, NY 10017
tel: (212) 949-4800   Web Site
EIN: 13-5562191

Board Leadership
Iris Abrons
Chair

CEO
Phoebe Boyer
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.43 four stars
  Financial 90.72 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

four stars

90.72

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 11/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
86.1%
  Administrative Expenses 11.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.44
  Program Expenses Growth 2.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 15.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Children's Aid Society on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Children's Aid Society on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Children's Aid Society (NY) 93.43 four stars
Relief Nursery (OR) 88.64 three stars
Triangle Family Services (NC) 85.17 three stars
National Council of Jewish Women, New York Section (NY) 87.46 three stars
Trinity Counseling Service (NJ) 86.92 three stars

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Founded in 1853, The Children's Aid Society (CAS) works to ensure the physical and emotional well-being of children and families, and to provide each child with the support and opportunities needed to become a happy, healthy and productive adult. CAS fills the gaps between what children deserve and what life has dealt them. We have been serving children for more than 150 years, a longevity that is a testament to our ability to adapt to the always changing needs of today's youth. Today CAS serves more than 150,000 children and their families at more than 45 sites throughout New York City.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $16,471,829
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $731,690
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $14,967,253
Total Contributions $32,170,772
   Program Service Revenue $71,406,095
Total Primary Revenue $103,576,867
   Other Revenue $62,825,775
TOTAL REVENUE $166,402,642
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $106,761,908
   Administrative Expenses $18,279,368
   Fundraising Expenses $2,839,299
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $127,880,575
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $38,522,067
   
Net Assets $310,611,526

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
School Age Division $19,115,681 17.9%
Early Childhood Division $15,169,136 14.2%
Adolescence Division $14,252,787 13.4%

Ratings History
The Children's Aid Society has received 16 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 11/01/2016 93.43 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 94.01 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 12/01/2015 90.15 four stars
2013-06 11/01/2014 91.04 four stars
2012-06 08/01/2014 90.43 four stars
2012-06 09/01/2013 90.20 four stars
2011-06 07/01/2012 90.40 four stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 95.00 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 06/01/2011 90.16 four stars
2009-06 10/01/2010 97.70 four stars
2008-06 09/01/2009 99.16 four stars
2007-06 02/01/2009 95.49 four stars
2006-06 10/01/2007 91.90 four stars
2005-06 07/01/2006 95.93 four stars
2004-06 11/01/2005 93.32 four stars
2003-06 06/01/2004 99.21 four stars
2002-06 10/01/2003 99.19 four stars
2001-06 02/05/2003 99.12 four stars
2000-06 10/15/2002 99.09 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 13-5562191
Name in IRS Master File THE CHILDRENS AID SOCIETY
NTEE Code P30
NTEE Classification Children's, Youth Services
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (59) Other school related activities
(328) Combat juvenile delinquency
(349) Other youth organization or 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 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 November, 1920
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
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  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
  • June, 2011

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

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$106,319 0.08% Richard R. Buery Jr. Former President, CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$306,137 0.23% Michael Carrera VP for Adolescent and Teen Pregnancy Prevention
$281,150 0.21% William Weisberg Former Executive VP, COO
$241,351 0.18% Jane Quinn VP, Director of National Center for Community School
$100,439 0.07% Phoebe C. Boyer President, CEO

Founded in 1853, The Children's Aid Society (CAS) works to ensure the physical and emotional well-being of children and families, and to provide each child with the support and opportunities needed to become a happy, healthy and productive adult. CAS fills the gaps between what children deserve and what life has dealt them. We have been serving children for more than 150 years, a longevity that is a testament to our ability to adapt to the always changing needs of today's youth. Today CAS serves more than 150,000 children and their families at more than 45 sites throughout New York City.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Children's Aid Society (NY) 93.43 four stars
Good Samaritan Community Services (TX) 95.83 four stars
Martha's Table (DC) 95.97 four stars
Harlem Children's Zone (NY) 91.24 four stars
Several Sources Shelters (NJ) 94.30 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

The Children's Aid Society
711 Third Avenue
Suite 700
New York, NY 10017
tel: (212) 949-4800
EIN: 13-5562191

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Board Leadership

Iris Abrons
Chair

CEO

Phoebe Boyer
President & CEO

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