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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Covenant House Florida

Opening doors for homeless youth

three stars

87.83

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

Board Leadership
David Grabosky
Chairman

CEO
Renée Trincanello
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.83 three stars
  Financial 82.80 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Covenant House Florida serves runaway, youth experiencing homeless, and at-risk youth under 24 including teen parents and their babies. The agency 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, safe-haven shelters, transitional housing projects, and drop-in services, making Covenant House Florida one of the largest private agencies serving runaway and youth experiencing homelessness in the State of Florida. The five principles of the agency include: 1) Immediacy - immediately meeting the basic needs of youth experiencing homelessness.
2) Sanctuary - providing a safe haven from the hardships of homelessness.
3) Value Communication -leading by example to demonstrate that caring relationships are based on love, trust, respect, and honesty.
4) Structure -providing the stability and structure necessary to build a positive future.
5) Choice - fostering confidence;

Covenant House Florida serves runaway, youth experiencing homeless, and at-risk youth under 24 including teen parents and their babies. The agency 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, safe-haven shelters, transitional housing projects, and drop-in services, making Covenant House Florida one of the largest private agencies serving runaway and youth experiencing homelessness in the State of Florida. The five principles of the agency include: 1) Immediacy - immediately meeting the basic needs of youth experiencing homelessness.
2) Sanctuary - providing a safe haven from the hardships of homelessness.
3) Value Communication -leading by example to demonstrate that caring relationships are based on love, trust, respect, and honesty.
4) Structure -providing the stability and structure necessary to build a positive future.
5) Choice - fostering confidence;

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Financial

three stars

82.80

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 11/01/2019 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)
85.4%
  Administrative Expenses 8.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.41
  Program Expenses Growth -0.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 19.9%
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) 87.83 three stars
StandUp for Kids (GA) 92.19 four stars
Tamassee DAR School (SC) 91.35 four stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,149,809
   Federated Campaigns $155,390
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $392,840
   Related Organizations $2,529,712
   Government Grants $2,334,156
Total Contributions $7,561,907
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $7,561,907
   Other Revenue $65,315
TOTAL REVENUE $7,627,222
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,842,471
   Administrative Expenses $1,014,974
   Fundraising Expenses $472,074
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $8,329,519
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-702,297
   
Net Assets $3,457,093

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 $3,967,716 58.0%
Mother/Child Program $1,473,659 21.5%
Rights of Passage $638,723 9.3%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 11/01/2019 87.83 three stars
2018-06 10/01/2019 86.86 three stars
2017-06 02/01/2019 91.57 four stars
2016-06 12/22/2017 90.61 four stars
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

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
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
Not compensated -- Michael Long Secretary Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$189,330 2.27% James Gress Former Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Covenant House Florida (FL) 87.83 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

Renée Trincanello
Chief Executive Officer

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