Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Covenant House

Opening doors for homeless youth

three stars

83.63

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 83.63 three stars
  Financial 77.05 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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

77.05

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 02/01/2019 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)
74.7%
  Administrative Expenses 8.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 16.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.18
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.43
  Program Expenses Growth 10.0%
  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 $56,847,973
   Federated Campaigns $60,258
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $8,497,264
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $65,405,495
   Program Service Revenue $2,517,724
Total Primary Revenue $67,923,219
   Other Revenue $2,699,358
TOTAL REVENUE $70,622,577
   
EXPENSES (Adjusted)  
   Program Expenses $57,188,189
   Administrative Expenses $6,102,483
   Fundraising Expenses $9,594,888
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $72,885,560
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-2,262,983
   
Net Assets $37,963,543

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$253,084 0.34% Kevin Ryan President, CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$259,398 0.35% Daniel Mccarthy Treasurer, CFO

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 Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Covenant House (NY) 83.63 three stars
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Epworth Children's Home (SC) 94.72 four stars

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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