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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

94.01

711 Third Avenue Suite 700
New York, NY 10017
tel: (212) 949-4936   Web Site
EIN: 13-5562191

Board Leadership
Iris Abrons
Chair

CEO
Phoebe Boyer
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.01
  Financial 91.54
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

91.54

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, 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)
88.5%
  Administrative Expenses 8.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.42
  Program Expenses Growth 2.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 14.3%
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.

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The Children's Aid Society (NY) 94.01
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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 $18,528,156
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $919,789
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $12,639,482
Total Contributions $32,087,427
   Program Service Revenue $70,059,085
Total Primary Revenue $102,146,512
   Other Revenue $17,623,486
TOTAL REVENUE $119,769,998
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $107,958,674
   Administrative Expenses $13,674,030
   Fundraising Expenses $2,788,334
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $124,421,038
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-4,651,040
   
Net Assets $293,982,937

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 $18,899,474 17.5%
Adolescence Division $15,560,207 14.4%
Early Childhood Division $13,215,888 12.2%
Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2014-06 06/01/2016 94.01
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 12/01/2015 90.15
2013-06 11/01/2014 91.04
2012-06 08/01/2014 90.43
2012-06 09/01/2013 90.20
2011-06 07/01/2012 90.40
2010-06 09/20/2011 95.00
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 06/01/2011 90.16
2009-06 10/01/2010 97.70
2008-06 09/01/2009 99.16
2007-06 02/01/2009 95.49
2006-06 10/01/2007 91.90
2005-06 07/01/2006 95.93
2004-06 11/01/2005 93.32
2003-06 06/01/2004 99.21
2002-06 10/01/2003 99.19
2001-06 02/05/2003 99.12
2000-06 10/15/2002 99.09

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
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
  • June, 2011
  • June, 2010

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
$425,428 0.34% Richard R. Buery Jr. Former 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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The Children's Aid Society (NY) 94.01
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Charity Contact Info

The Children's Aid Society
711 Third Avenue
Suite 700
New York, NY 10017
tel: (212) 949-4936
fax: (212) 477-3705
EIN: 13-5562191

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Board Leadership

Iris Abrons
Chair

CEO

Phoebe Boyer
President & CEO

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