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Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education

National Child Safety Council

Preventing needless childhood accidents

two stars

75.07

4065 Page Avenue P.O. Box 1368
Jackson, MI 49204
tel: (517) 764-6070   Web Site
EIN: 38-6035290

Board Leadership
Harley J. Kaufman
President

CEO
Harley J. Kaufman
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 75.07 two stars
  Financial 70.31 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 81.00 three stars
This rating was published 04/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Our mission at National Child Safety Council (NCSC), is to prevent needless childhood accidents and help save lives through meaningful safety education. NCSC's goal is to study, improve, and facilitate the continuing safety education of school age children; to provide safety educational materials to local law enforcement departments to improve and promote the cooperation these agencies have with schools, businesses, concerned citizens, parents, and children in safety education; and to safeguard children through instruction from injury or death arising out of preventable accidents.

Our mission at National Child Safety Council (NCSC), is to prevent needless childhood accidents and help save lives through meaningful safety education. NCSC's goal is to study, improve, and facilitate the continuing safety education of school age children; to provide safety educational materials to local law enforcement departments to improve and promote the cooperation these agencies have with schools, businesses, concerned citizens, parents, and children in safety education; and to safeguard children through instruction from injury or death arising out of preventable accidents.

Financial

two stars

70.31

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

81.00

This rating was published 04/01/2021 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)
68.6%
  Administrative Expenses 21.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.75
  Program Expenses Growth -2.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 12.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by National Child Safety Council on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by National Child Safety Council on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
National Child Safety Council (MI) 75.07 two stars
National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (VA) 90.18 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,800,715
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,800,715
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,800,715
   Other Revenue $611,144
TOTAL REVENUE $3,411,859
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,986,259
   Administrative Expenses $593,239
   Fundraising Expenses $319,841
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,899,339
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $512,520
   
Net Assets $2,277,537

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-07 04/01/2021 75.07 two stars
2018-07 11/01/2019 77.28 two stars
2017-07 07/01/2018 82.12 three stars
2016-07 05/01/2018 59.47 one star
2016-07 12/01/2017 58.25 one star
2015-07 09/01/2017 64.83 one star
2014-07 06/01/2016 60.05 one star
 
CN 2.0
2014-07 07/01/2015 62.34 one star
2013-07 10/01/2014 80.13 three stars
2012-07 11/01/2013 58.85 one star
2011-07 12/01/2012 58.20 one star
2010-07 11/01/2011 60.67 one star
2009-07 09/20/2011 60.67 one star
 
CN 1.0
2009-07 10/01/2010 62.43 one star
2008-07 10/01/2009 59.61 one star
2007-07 11/01/2008 69.83 one star
2006-07 06/01/2007 67.59 one star
2005-07 12/01/2006 61.78 one star
2004-07 12/01/2005 48.11 zero star
2003-07 10/01/2004 52.30 zero star

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

EIN 38-6035290
Name in IRS Master File NATIONAL CHILD SAFETY COUNCIL
NTEE Code M40
NTEE Classification Safety Education
NTEE Type Public Safety, Disaster Preparedness and Relief
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (59) Other school related activities
(61) Library
(905) Testing products for public safety
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 July, 1980
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End July
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • July, 2017
  • July, 2016
  • July, 2015
  • July, 2014
  • July, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title Compensation from Affiliates
$54,443 1.87% Harley J. Kaufman President $54,753
Other Salaries of Note
$102,323 3.52% Gordon Pietruszweski VP of Field Operations --
$68,198 2.35% Connie Ramsey Safety Counsel $69,731

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
National Child Safety Council (MI) 75.07 two stars
National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (VA) 90.18 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

National Child Safety Council
4065 Page Avenue
P.O. Box 1368
Jackson, MI 49204
tel: (517) 764-6070
EIN: 38-6035290

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Board Leadership

Harley J. Kaufman
President

CEO

Harley J. Kaufman
President

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