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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

four stars

93.32

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

Board Leadership
Brenda Jones Harden
Chair of the Committee on the Board

CEO
Matthew Melmed
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.32 four stars
  Financial 95.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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.

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.

Results Information

Reported Results
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Total in 2016
Number of training workshops
431
Number of members from priority population attending training
16,675
Total number of organization members
739
Number of audience members willing to take action on behalf of a specific issue
45,402
Number of media articles reflecting preferred issue framing
560
Number of downloads of the organization's materials and explanations
74,311
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Financial

four stars

95.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 03/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
96.1%
  Administrative Expenses 2.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.09
  Program Expenses Growth 28.6%
  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) 93.32 four stars
KIDS Center (OR) 91.45 four stars
Youth Haven, Florida (FL) 92.20 four stars
Encompass (WA) 86.97 three stars
SAFEchild (NC) 91.00 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $11,698,764
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $8,095
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $18,357,524
Total Contributions $30,064,383
   Program Service Revenue $2,854,540
Total Primary Revenue $32,918,923
   Other Revenue $1,046,564
TOTAL REVENUE $33,965,487
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $31,266,939
   Administrative Expenses $666,570
   Fundraising Expenses $402,270
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $32,335,779
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,629,708
   
Net Assets $29,533,818

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
National Center on Early Childhood Development, Teaching, and Learning $9,208,291 29.5%
National Center on Early Head Start Child Care Partnerships $3,242,954 10.4%
Healthy Steps $3,096,430 9.9%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-09 03/01/2018 93.32 four stars
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, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
  • September, 2012

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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$372,505 1.15% Matthew E. Melmed Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$30,525 0.09% Joy Osofsky Board Member
$3,000 0.00% Rebecca Shahmoon Shanok Board Member
$3,000 0.00% Ross Thompson President
$2,500 0.00% Brenda Jones Harden Chair Of The Committee Of The Board
$1,539 0.00% Linda Gilkerson Board Member
$1,500 0.00% John Love Board Member

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
ZERO TO THREE (DC) 93.32 four stars
Arms of Hope (TX) 88.54 three stars
PACER Center (MN) 89.01 three stars
Immokalee Child Care Center (FL) 91.40 four stars
Childhaven (WA) 86.36 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

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

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Board Leadership

Brenda Jones Harden
Chair of the Committee on the Board

CEO

Matthew Melmed
Executive Director

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