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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Covenant House New York

Changing lives, creating futures

three stars

86.52

550 10th Avenue New York, NY 10018
tel: (212) 613-0300   Web Site
EIN: 13-3076376

Board Leadership
Philip J. Andryc
Chairman

CEO
Sister Nancy Downing
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.52 three stars
  Financial 80.95 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Covenant House New York, is the nation's largest adolescent care agency serving homeless, runaway and at-risk youth. Our doors are open 24 hours a day for youth in need. Each year nearly 7,000 youth seek out our Crisis and Community Centers for safety, shelter, food and someone to talk to -- and that's just the beginning! Our services will address the immediate needs of young people in crisis, and facilitate their transition to adulthood and self-sufficiency. Begun over 30 years ago when six young runaways were given shelter from a snowstorm, Covenant House now has programs in 21 U.S. cities and Latin America. More than 77,000 young people are aided annually by Covenant House in its national and international programs.

Covenant House New York, is the nation's largest adolescent care agency serving homeless, runaway and at-risk youth. Our doors are open 24 hours a day for youth in need. Each year nearly 7,000 youth seek out our Crisis and Community Centers for safety, shelter, food and someone to talk to -- and that's just the beginning! Our services will address the immediate needs of young people in crisis, and facilitate their transition to adulthood and self-sufficiency. Begun over 30 years ago when six young runaways were given shelter from a snowstorm, Covenant House now has programs in 21 U.S. cities and Latin America. More than 77,000 young people are aided annually by Covenant House in its national and international programs.

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Financial

three stars

80.95

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
93.1%
  Administrative Expenses 6.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 0.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.01
  Program Expenses Growth 4.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 53.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Covenant House New York on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Covenant House New York on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Covenant House New York (NY) 86.52 three stars
Crossnore School (NC) 94.62 four stars
KidsTLC (KS) 91.16 four stars
Black Mountain Home for Children, Youth & Families (NC) 93.89 four stars
Covenant House Michigan (MI) 96.08 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,047,573
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $9,828,192
   Government Grants $10,428,546
Total Contributions $21,304,311
   Program Service Revenue $417,096
Total Primary Revenue $21,721,407
   Other Revenue $24,248
TOTAL REVENUE $21,745,655
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $20,077,244
   Administrative Expenses $1,369,405
   Fundraising Expenses $18,745
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $21,465,394
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $280,261
   
Net Assets $2,547,072

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
Crisis Shelter $9,307,830 46.4%
Rights of Passage $5,557,083 27.7%
Health Clinic $2,787,208 13.9%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-06 06/01/2019 88.29 three stars
2016-06 06/01/2019 88.29 three stars
2015-06 11/01/2016 88.56 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 82.11 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 84.33 three stars
2013-06 02/01/2015 81.56 three stars
2013-06 12/01/2014 80.91 three stars
2012-06 10/01/2013 84.69 three stars
2011-06 02/01/2013 81.98 three stars
2011-06 11/06/2012 81.31 three stars
2010-06 11/01/2011 82.30 three stars
2009-06 09/20/2011 80.30 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 12/01/2010 72.25 two stars
2008-06 11/01/2009 66.16 one star
2007-06 10/01/2008 62.73 one star
2006-06 09/01/2007 65.38 one star
2005-06 09/01/2006 69.38 one star
2004-06 08/01/2005 71.58 two stars
2003-06 09/01/2004 69.61 one star
2002-06 10/01/2003 82.91 three 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 13-3076376
Name in IRS Master File UNDER 21
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 (326) Care and housing of children (orphanage, 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 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 September, 1982
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
  • September, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title Compensation from Affiliates
Not compensated -- Sister Nancy Downing Executive Director --
Other Salaries of Note
$210,112 0.97% David J. Davis Medical Director --
$162,621 0.75% James Creighton Drury Former Executive Director $93,820
$162,621 0.75% Jo M. Reyes CFO $93,820

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Covenant House New York (NY) 86.52 three stars
Cookson Hills Christian School (OK) 92.26 four stars
Crossnore School (NC) 94.62 four stars
Boys Town (NE) 90.45 four stars
Covenant House New Jersey (NJ) 91.77 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Covenant House New York
550 10th Avenue
New York, NY 10018
tel: (212) 613-0300
EIN: 13-3076376

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Board Leadership

Philip J. Andryc
Chairman

CEO

Sister Nancy Downing
Executive Director

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