Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Covenant House

Opening doors for homeless youth

three stars

81.14

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 81.14 three stars
  Financial 73.50 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Incorporated in 1972, Covenant House has been leading the effort to help homeless kids. And today, we are the largest privately-funded agency in the Americas that provides food, shelter, immediate crisis care, and an array of other important services to homeless, throwaway, and runaway kids. Covenant House is more than just a homeless shelter, we are also a leading advocate on behalf of street youth at local, state, national, and international levels of government. Last year, Covenant House Street Outreach Teams and Residential and Community Service Center Programs cared for over 70,000 at-risk and homeless kids in 20 cities in the United States, Canada, and Central America.

Incorporated in 1972, Covenant House has been leading the effort to help homeless kids. And today, we are the largest privately-funded agency in the Americas that provides food, shelter, immediate crisis care, and an array of other important services to homeless, throwaway, and runaway kids. Covenant House is more than just a homeless shelter, we are also a leading advocate on behalf of street youth at local, state, national, and international levels of government. Last year, Covenant House Street Outreach Teams and Residential and Community Service Center Programs cared for over 70,000 at-risk and homeless kids in 20 cities in the United States, Canada, and Central America.

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Financial

two stars

73.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 12/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
71.0%
  Administrative Expenses 10.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 18.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.20
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.44
  Program Expenses Growth 6.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 65.0%
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 $57,372,187
   Federated Campaigns $49,836
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $6,303,098
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $63,725,121
   Program Service Revenue $2,270,943
Total Primary Revenue $65,996,064
   Other Revenue $2,617,091
TOTAL REVENUE $68,613,155
   
EXPENSES (Adjusted)  
   Program Expenses $53,111,542
   Administrative Expenses $6,462,226
   Fundraising Expenses $12,929,774
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $72,503,542
   
Payments to Affiliates $39,799
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-3,890,387
   
Net Assets $36,889,380

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$267,625 0.36% Kevin Ryan President & CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$268,878 0.37% Daniel McCarthy Chief Financial Officer

Mission

Incorporated in 1972, Covenant House has been leading the effort to help homeless kids. And today, we are the largest privately-funded agency in the Americas that provides food, shelter, immediate crisis care, and an array of other important services to homeless, throwaway, and runaway kids. Covenant House is more than just a homeless shelter, we are also a leading advocate on behalf of street youth at local, state, national, and international levels of government. Last year, Covenant House Street Outreach Teams and Residential and Community Service Center Programs cared for over 70,000 at-risk and homeless kids in 20 cities in the United States, Canada, and Central America.

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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