Human Services : Children's and Family Services

Children's Aid

Ensuring the physical and emotional well being of children and families

three stars

85.36

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

Board Leadership
Amy Engel Scharf
Chair

CEO
Phoebe Boyer
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.36 three stars
  Financial 79.31 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

For more than 165 years, Children's Aid has been committed to ensuring that there are no boundaries to the aspirations of young people, no limits to their potential. We know what it takes to ensure children and youth grow up strong and healthy, and ready to thrive in school and life: excellent education and health care, social-emotional support, and strong stable families. Today, we serve nearly 50,000 children, youth, and their families at more than 40 sites in four under-resourced neighborhoods in New York City.

For more than 165 years, Children's Aid has been committed to ensuring that there are no boundaries to the aspirations of young people, no limits to their potential. We know what it takes to ensure children and youth grow up strong and healthy, and ready to thrive in school and life: excellent education and health care, social-emotional support, and strong stable families. Today, we serve nearly 50,000 children, youth, and their families at more than 40 sites in four under-resourced neighborhoods in New York City.

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Financial

two stars

79.31

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 02/01/2020 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)
80.2%
  Administrative Expenses 17.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.25
  Program Expenses Growth 0.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 27.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Children's Aid on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Children's Aid on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $21,422,228
   Federated Campaigns $1,756
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,776,356
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $23,200,340
   Program Service Revenue $92,042,000
Total Primary Revenue $115,242,340
   Other Revenue $15,430,223
TOTAL REVENUE $130,672,563
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $109,012,541
   Administrative Expenses $25,610,894
   Fundraising Expenses $2,797,128
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $137,420,563
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-6,748,000
   
Net Assets $305,888,000

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$433,391 0.31% Phoebe Boyer President, CEO

Mission

For more than 165 years, Children's Aid has been committed to ensuring that there are no boundaries to the aspirations of young people, no limits to their potential. We know what it takes to ensure children and youth grow up strong and healthy, and ready to thrive in school and life: excellent education and health care, social-emotional support, and strong stable families. Today, we serve nearly 50,000 children, youth, and their families at more than 40 sites in four under-resourced neighborhoods in New York City.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Children's Aid (NY) 85.36 three stars
Jewish Family & Children's Service of the Suncoast (FL) 87.88 three stars
Jewish Family Service Agency (NV) 89.48 three stars
Jewish Family Service of San Diego (CA) 91.13 four stars
Florence Crittenton Services of Colorado (CO) 91.45 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

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

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Board Leadership

Amy Engel Scharf
Chair

CEO

Phoebe Boyer
President & CEO