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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Covenant House Florida

Opening doors for homeless youth

four stars

90.29

733 Breakers Avenue Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304
tel: (800) 683-8338   Web Site
EIN: 59-2323607

Board Leadership
David Grabosky
Chairman

CEO
James M. Gress
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.29 four stars
  Financial 86.87 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

three stars

86.87

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

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)
86.7%
  Administrative Expenses 7.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.41
  Program Expenses Growth 0.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 18.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Covenant House Florida on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Covenant House Florida on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Covenant House Florida (FL) 90.29 four stars
Boys and Girls Ranches of Alabama (AL) 85.99 three stars
Youth Eastside Services (WA) 87.17 three stars
Big Oak Ranch (AL) 89.88 three stars
New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NY) 88.17 three stars

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Covenant House Florida serves runaway, homeless, and at-risk youth under 21 including teen parents and their babies. We opened in Ft. Lauderdale in 1985 and expanded to Orlando in 1995. Every day, we reach over 200 kids in Ft. Lauderdale and Orlando via our street outreach, crisis shelters, transitional housing projects, and walk-in and aftercare services, making Covenant House Florida one of the largest private agencies serving runaway and homeless youth in the state of Florida. We who recognize God's providence and fidelity to His people are dedicated to living out His covenant among ourselves and those children we serve, with absolute respect and unconditional love.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,171,401
   Federated Campaigns $42,753
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $440,593
   Related Organizations $2,421,000
   Government Grants $2,676,125
Total Contributions $7,751,872
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $7,751,872
   Other Revenue $-172,586
TOTAL REVENUE $7,579,286
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,986,243
   Administrative Expenses $591,932
   Fundraising Expenses $505,481
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $8,083,656
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-504,370
   
Net Assets $3,349,274

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 $4,119,321 59.0%
Mother/Child Program $1,056,381 15.1%
Rights of Passage $1,222,260 17.5%

Ratings History
Covenant House Florida 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 90.29 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 92.14 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 04/01/2016 86.15 three stars
2014-06 10/01/2015 84.37 three stars
2013-06 10/01/2014 87.99 three stars
2012-06 08/01/2013 84.40 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 84.54 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 07/01/2011 76.92 two stars
2009-06 10/01/2010 83.92 three stars
2008-06 10/01/2009 86.05 three stars
2007-06 10/01/2008 79.15 two stars
2006-06 09/01/2007 71.60 two stars
2005-06 10/01/2006 71.21 two stars
2004-06 06/01/2005 72.81 two stars
2003-06 06/01/2004 70.52 two stars
2002-06 02/05/2003 72.35 two stars
2001-06 10/15/2002 75.83 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 59-2323607
Name in IRS Master File COVENANT HOUSE FLORIDA INC
NTEE Code P73
NTEE Classification Group Home (Long Term)
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (326) Care and housing of children (orphanage, etc)
(328) Combat juvenile delinquency
(349) Other youth organization or activities
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 December, 1983
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, 2010

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
$181,402 2.24% James Gress Executive Director

Covenant House Florida serves runaway, homeless, and at-risk youth under 21 including teen parents and their babies. We opened in Ft. Lauderdale in 1985 and expanded to Orlando in 1995. Every day, we reach over 200 kids in Ft. Lauderdale and Orlando via our street outreach, crisis shelters, transitional housing projects, and walk-in and aftercare services, making Covenant House Florida one of the largest private agencies serving runaway and homeless youth in the state of Florida. We who recognize God's providence and fidelity to His people are dedicated to living out His covenant among ourselves and those children we serve, with absolute respect and unconditional love.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Covenant House Florida (FL) 90.29 four stars
Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranches (FL) 87.48 three stars
Cookson Hills Christian School (OK) 91.14 four stars
The Omaha Home for Boys (NE) 88.30 three stars
Lives Under Construction Boys Ranch (MO) 88.39 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Covenant House Florida
733 Breakers Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304
tel: (800) 683-8338
fax: (954) 565-6551
EIN: 59-2323607

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Board Leadership

David Grabosky
Chairman

CEO

James M. Gress
Executive Director

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