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Human Services : Children's and Family Services

ZERO TO THREE

Supporting the healthy development and well-being of infants, toddlers and their families

three stars

88.81

1255 23rd St NW Suite 350
Washington, DC 20037
tel: (202) 638-1144   Web Site
EIN: 52-1105189

Board Leadership
Ross A. Thompson
President

CEO
Matthew Melmed
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.81 three stars
  Financial 95.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 03/01/2017 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

four stars

95.00

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 03/01/2017 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)
90.0%
  Administrative Expenses 7.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.18
  Program Expenses Growth 13.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 21.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by ZERO TO THREE on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by ZERO TO THREE on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
ZERO TO THREE (DC) 88.81 three stars
Second Story (VA) 92.92 four stars
Arby's Foundation (GA) 96.39 four stars
Judi's House (CO) 92.91 four stars
Bo's Place (TX) 91.42 four stars

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ZERO TO THREE is a national, multidisciplinary organization that supports the healthy development and well-being of infants, toddlers and their families. We carry out that mission through a range of activities that inform, educate and support the adults who influence very young children's lives. ZERO TO THREE informs, trains and supports professionals, policymakers and parents in their efforts to improve the lives of infants and toddlers. Additionally, we offer comprehensive resources about early childhood development and child and family well-being. We build, prepare and inspire professionals; advance policies and build systems; and raise awareness and inform parents.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $9,411,879
   Federated Campaigns $8,425
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $17,753,031
Total Contributions $27,173,335
   Program Service Revenue $3,113,316
Total Primary Revenue $30,286,651
   Other Revenue $1,553,469
TOTAL REVENUE $31,840,120
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $25,717,737
   Administrative Expenses $409,406
   Fundraising Expenses $487,892
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $26,615,035
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $5,225,085
   
Net Assets $26,963,958

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
Early Head Start National Resource Center $7,431,648 28.9%
Policy Analysis and Technical Assistance $4,282,296 16.7%
Professional Education & Program Consultation $3,068,791 11.9%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-09 03/01/2017 88.81 three stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 88.31 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 12/22/2015 87.06 three stars
2013-09 05/01/2015 86.15 three stars
2012-09 10/01/2013 91.55 four stars
2011-09 11/06/2012 91.74 four stars
2010-09 09/20/2011 91.98 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-09 06/01/2011 97.24 four stars
2009-09 11/01/2010 95.67 four stars
2008-09 03/01/2010 83.01 three stars
2007-09 04/01/2009 75.17 two stars
2006-09 11/01/2007 81.69 three stars
2005-09 09/01/2006 83.32 three stars
2004-09 11/01/2005 95.65 four stars
2003-09 10/01/2004 95.65 four stars
2002-09 12/01/2003 95.87 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 52-1105189
Name in IRS Master File ZERO TO THREE - NATIONAL CENTER FOR INFANTS TODDLERS AND FAMILIES
NTEE Code P05
NTEE Classification Research Institutes and/or Public Policy Analysis
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (161) Scientific research (diseases)
(162) Other medical research
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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 February, 1978
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
  • September, 2012
  • September, 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
$372,678 1.40% Matthew Melmed Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$3,600 0.01% Joy Osofsky Board Member
$2,984 0.01% Brenda Jones Harden Board Member
$2,941 0.01% Alicia Lieberman Board Member
$2,457 0.00% Linda Gilkerson Board Member

ZERO TO THREE is a national, multidisciplinary organization that supports the healthy development and well-being of infants, toddlers and their families. We carry out that mission through a range of activities that inform, educate and support the adults who influence very young children's lives. ZERO TO THREE informs, trains and supports professionals, policymakers and parents in their efforts to improve the lives of infants and toddlers. Additionally, we offer comprehensive resources about early childhood development and child and family well-being. We build, prepare and inspire professionals; advance policies and build systems; and raise awareness and inform parents.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
ZERO TO THREE (DC) 88.81 three stars
Masonic Home of Georgia (GA) 86.55 three stars
Ele's Place (MI) 89.50 three stars
Teammates for Kids Foundation (CO) 91.37 four stars
Voices For Children Foundation, Inc. (FL) 90.90 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

ZERO TO THREE
1255 23rd St NW
Suite 350
Washington, DC 20037
tel: (202) 638-1144
fax: (202) 638-0851
EIN: 52-1105189

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Board Leadership

Ross A. Thompson
President

CEO

Matthew Melmed
Executive Director

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