Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Covenant House

Opening doors for homeless youth

82.51

461 Eighth Avenue New York, NY 10001
tel: (800) 388-3888   Web Site
EIN: 13-2725416

Board Leadership
Tom McGee
Board Chair

CEO
Kevin M. Ryan
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 82.51
  Financial 75.46
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00
This rating was published 02/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

In 31 cities across six countries, Covenant House builds bridges to hope for young people facing homelessness and survivors of human trafficking, meeting their immediate needs for food, clothing, protection, and medical care, and supporting them to advance their goals of education and employment. Covenant House encompasses a robust network of "houses," with best-in-class services and a shared commitment to unconditional love, absolute respect, and relentless support for each young person who walks through our doors. Founded as a drop-in center in New York City in 1972, Covenant House now serves tens of thousands of children and youth every year in our residential, outreach, and drop-in programs. Our dedicated staff across the United States, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, and Canada employ a strengths-based, trauma-informed practice model that helps young people discover and develop their resilience to overcome adversity now and into the future.

In 31 cities across six countries, Covenant House builds bridges to hope for young people facing homelessness and survivors of human trafficking, meeting their immediate needs for food, clothing, protection, and medical care, and supporting them to advance their goals of education and employment. Covenant House encompasses a robust network of "houses," with best-in-class services and a shared commitment to unconditional love, absolute respect, and relentless support for each young person who walks through our doors. Founded as a drop-in center in New York City in 1972, Covenant House now serves tens of thousands of children and youth every year in our residential, outreach, and drop-in programs. Our dedicated staff across the United States, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, and Canada employ a strengths-based, trauma-informed practice model that helps young people discover and develop their resilience to overcome adversity now and into the future.

Financial

75.46

Accountability & Transparency

97.00

This rating was published 02/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
78.4%
  Administrative Expenses 8.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.63
  Program Expenses Growth 1.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 55.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Covenant House on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
Joint Cost Allocation Adjustment applied. Learn more.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Covenant House on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $54,489,493
   Federated Campaigns $45,558
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $10,629,872
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $259,756
Total Contributions $65,424,679
   Program Service Revenue $2,490,040
Total Primary Revenue $67,914,719
   Other Revenue $2,538,157
TOTAL REVENUE $70,452,876
   
EXPENSES (Adjusted)  
   Program Expenses $55,307,295
   Administrative Expenses $6,306,123
   Fundraising Expenses $9,322,522
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $70,935,940
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-483,064
   
Net Assets $52,276,256

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$232,387 0.32% Kevin Ryan President & CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$274,882 0.38% Daniel Mccarthy Treasurer, CFO
$274,228 0.38% Jill Vorndran Chief Development Officer
$263,082 0.37% Deirdre Cronin Secretary, COO
$239,246 0.33% Diane Milan-Scott Program Operations, EVP

Mission

In 31 cities across six countries, Covenant House builds bridges to hope for young people facing homelessness and survivors of human trafficking, meeting their immediate needs for food, clothing, protection, and medical care, and supporting them to advance their goals of education and employment. Covenant House encompasses a robust network of "houses," with best-in-class services and a shared commitment to unconditional love, absolute respect, and relentless support for each young person who walks through our doors. Founded as a drop-in center in New York City in 1972, Covenant House now serves tens of thousands of children and youth every year in our residential, outreach, and drop-in programs. Our dedicated staff across the United States, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, and Canada employ a strengths-based, trauma-informed practice model that helps young people discover and develop their resilience to overcome adversity now and into the future.

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Charity Contact Info

Covenant House
461 Eighth Avenue
New York, NY 10001
tel: (800) 388-3888
EIN: 13-2725416

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Board Leadership

Tom McGee
Board Chair

CEO

Kevin M. Ryan
President