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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Covenant House California

Opening doors for homeless youth

four stars

91.17

1325 North Western Avenue Hollywood, CA 90027
tel: (323) 461-3131   Web Site
EIN: 13-3391210

Board Leadership
Paul Hanneman
Chair

CEO
William A. Bedrossian
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.17 four stars
  Financial 89.67 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

three stars

89.67

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 10/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
94.5%
  Administrative Expenses 3.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.30
  Program Expenses Growth 0.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 22.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Covenant House California on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Covenant House California on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Covenant House California (CA) 91.17 four stars
Emerald Coast Children's Advocacy Center (FL) 92.21 four stars
HOPE South Florida (FL) 91.00 four stars
Lives Under Construction Boys Ranch (MO) 88.39 three stars
Covenant House Florida (FL) 90.29 four stars

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Covenant House California (CHC) is a non-profit agency whose mission is to reach out to at-risk homeless youth living on the streets and offer them hope and opportunities to turn their lives around. We help abused or neglected youth who have nowhere else to go. A large number have been thrown out of their homes while others have aged out or left the foster care system with no family, no support, and no one to turn to.

Since 1988, CHC has impacted the lives of more than 160,000 homeless youth out of our Los Angeles and Bay Area locations. More than 80% of our funding comes from private donations.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,428,507
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $411,163
   Related Organizations $2,352,500
   Government Grants $1,544,442
Total Contributions $6,736,612
   Program Service Revenue $83,064
Total Primary Revenue $6,819,676
   Other Revenue $78,341
TOTAL REVENUE $6,898,017
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $8,069,603
   Administrative Expenses $273,185
   Fundraising Expenses $219,498
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $8,562,286
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,664,269
   
Net Assets $11,059,504

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
Shelter and Crisis Care $3,182,870 39.4%
Right of Passage/Supportive Apartment $2,633,770 32.6%
Community Service Center $1,040,511 12.9%

Ratings History
Covenant House California has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 10/01/2016 91.17 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 92.39 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 86.69 three stars
2013-06 10/01/2014 89.05 three stars
2012-06 06/01/2013 90.46 four stars
2011-06 09/01/2012 89.13 three stars
2011-06 06/01/2012 88.33 three stars
2010-06 03/01/2012 90.34 four stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 88.81 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 07/01/2011 83.47 three stars
2009-06 10/01/2010 84.08 three stars
2008-06 11/01/2009 85.70 three stars
2007-06 10/01/2008 78.84 two stars
2006-06 07/01/2007 74.65 two stars
2005-06 05/01/2006 75.76 two stars
2004-06 03/01/2005 76.34 two stars
2003-06 05/01/2004 77.09 two stars
2002-06 02/05/2003 81.17 three stars
2001-06 10/15/2002 73.28 two 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 13-3391210
Name in IRS Master File COVENANT HOUSE CALIFORNIA
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 (320) Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, 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 November, 1991
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
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  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
  • June, 2011

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$103,484 1.20% William Bedrossian Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$164,584 1.92% Luz buan Chief Financial Officer
$114,223 1.33% Mealnie Merians Chief Development Officer
$105,724 1.23% John Garcia HR Director

Covenant House California (CHC) is a non-profit agency whose mission is to reach out to at-risk homeless youth living on the streets and offer them hope and opportunities to turn their lives around. We help abused or neglected youth who have nowhere else to go. A large number have been thrown out of their homes while others have aged out or left the foster care system with no family, no support, and no one to turn to.

Since 1988, CHC has impacted the lives of more than 160,000 homeless youth out of our Los Angeles and Bay Area locations. More than 80% of our funding comes from private donations.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Covenant House California (CA) 91.17 four stars
Big Oak Ranch (AL) 89.88 three stars
Hope Children's Home (FL) 89.42 three stars
Idaho Youth Ranch (ID) 90.71 four stars
Atlanta Children's Shelter (GA) 91.98 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Covenant House California
1325 North Western Avenue
Hollywood, CA 90027
tel: (323) 461-3131
fax: (323) 461-6491
EIN: 13-3391210

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Board Leadership

Paul Hanneman
Chair

CEO

William A. Bedrossian
Executive Director

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