Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Covenant House

Opening doors for homeless youth

three stars

84.31

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 84.31 three stars
  Financial 78.02 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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

78.02

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 10/01/2019 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)
76.8%
  Administrative Expenses 8.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 14.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.16
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.67
  Program Expenses Growth 4.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 47.9%
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 $55,005,300
   Federated Campaigns $62,227
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $8,822,072
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $88,846
Total Contributions $63,978,445
   Program Service Revenue $2,516,524
Total Primary Revenue $66,494,969
   Other Revenue $18,655,009
TOTAL REVENUE $85,149,978
   
EXPENSES (Adjusted)  
   Program Expenses $56,896,535
   Administrative Expenses $5,402,049
   Fundraising Expenses $9,906,630
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $72,205,214
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $12,944,764
   
Net Assets $55,561,874

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$226,144 0.31% Kevin Ryan President, CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$284,287 0.39% Daniel Mccarthy Treasurer, CFO
$282,284 0.39% Jill Vorndran Chief Development Officer
$270,164 0.37% Deirdre Cronin Secretary, COO
$244,486 0.33% Diane Milan-Scott Executive Vice President of Program Operations

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