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Human Services : Social Services

FiftyForward

Helping adults 50 and older maintain their independence

three stars

87.24

174 Rains Avenue Nashville, TN 37203
tel: (615) 743-3400   Web Site
EIN: 62-0566419

Board Leadership
Beth Woodard
President

CEO
Janet Jernigan
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.24 three stars
  Financial 83.38 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of FiftyForward is to provide adults 50+ pathways to health, well-being and lifelong learning. For more than 50 years, FiftyForward (formerly Senior Citizens, Inc.) has been Middle Tennessee's premier agency serving persons 50 years of age and older. The organization provides group and individual activities and services (including travel) to support an independent lifestyle and foster dignity and self worth. Moreover, FiftyForward is committed to keeping frail, homebound seniors living independently in their own homes as long as possible.

The mission of FiftyForward is to provide adults 50+ pathways to health, well-being and lifelong learning. For more than 50 years, FiftyForward (formerly Senior Citizens, Inc.) has been Middle Tennessee's premier agency serving persons 50 years of age and older. The organization provides group and individual activities and services (including travel) to support an independent lifestyle and foster dignity and self worth. Moreover, FiftyForward is committed to keeping frail, homebound seniors living independently in their own homes as long as possible.

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Financial

three stars

83.38

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 12/01/2018 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)
80.7%
  Administrative Expenses 10.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.53
  Program Expenses Growth 2.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 23.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by FiftyForward on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by FiftyForward on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
FiftyForward (TN) 87.24 three stars
Family Eldercare (TX) 92.95 four stars
Community SeniorServ (CA) 87.57 three stars
ElderHelp of San Diego (CA) 92.85 four stars
Project FIND (NY) 94.28 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,594,385
   Federated Campaigns $328,100
   Membership Dues $282,193
   Fundraising Events $118,222
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $832,229
Total Contributions $3,155,129
   Program Service Revenue $1,061,114
Total Primary Revenue $4,216,243
   Other Revenue $150,964
TOTAL REVENUE $4,367,207
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,916,676
   Administrative Expenses $440,706
   Fundraising Expenses $433,432
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,790,814
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-423,607
   
Net Assets $11,979,292

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
Activity Centers $2,156,941 55.1%
Independent Living Services $938,515 24.0%
Foster Grandparent Program $382,907 9.8%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 12/01/2018 87.24 three stars
2016-06 11/01/2017 89.16 three stars
2015-06 07/01/2016 89.16 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 89.09 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 87.93 three stars
2013-06 07/01/2014 90.39 four stars
2012-06 12/01/2013 85.26 three stars
2012-06 08/01/2013 84.99 three stars
2011-06 07/01/2012 84.13 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 87.79 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 03/01/2011 89.29 three stars
2007-06 03/01/2008 80.42 three stars
2005-06 07/01/2006 78.30 two stars
2004-06 03/01/2005 76.84 two stars
2003-06 05/01/2004 95.56 four stars
2002-06 06/09/2003 84.95 three stars
2001-06 02/05/2003 95.78 four 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 62-0566419
Name in IRS Master File SENIOR CITIZENS INC
NTEE Code P81
NTEE Classification Senior Centers, Services
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (59) Other school related activities
(179) Other health services
(318) Other recreational 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 March, 1958
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$104,557 2.18% Janet Jernigan Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
FiftyForward (TN) 87.24 three stars
Little Sisters of the Poor of Pittsburgh (PA) 85.58 three stars
Project FIND (NY) 94.28 four stars
Family Eldercare (TX) 92.95 four stars
Iona Senior Services (DC) 94.78 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

FiftyForward
174 Rains Avenue
Nashville, TN 37203
tel: (615) 743-3400
fax: (615) 743-3480
EIN: 62-0566419

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Board Leadership

Beth Woodard
President

CEO

Janet Jernigan
Executive Director

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