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Alliance for Children's Rights

Family. Education. Justice.

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four stars

96.47

3333 Wilshire Boulevard Suite 550
Los Angeles, CA 90010
tel: (213) 368-6010   Web Site
EIN: 95-4358213

Board Leadership
Leslie Gilbert-Lurie & Steven A. Marenberg
Co-Chairs

CEO
Jennifer L. Braun
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 96.47 four stars
  Financial 95.01 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Alliance for Children's Rights protects the rights of impoverished, abused and neglected young people. By providing free legal services, advocacy, and programs that create pathways to jobs and education, the Alliance levels the playing field for children who experience foster care and works to promote the stability and support that children need to thrive. Since 1992, we have served over 150,000 children. Our efforts are focused in three main areas: free legal services and advocacy for children who have been removed from home or placed in foster care; training and education for those who work with or care for these children; and system-wide reform to change policies to improve children's lives.

The Alliance for Children's Rights protects the rights of impoverished, abused and neglected young people. By providing free legal services, advocacy, and programs that create pathways to jobs and education, the Alliance levels the playing field for children who experience foster care and works to promote the stability and support that children need to thrive. Since 1992, we have served over 150,000 children. Our efforts are focused in three main areas: free legal services and advocacy for children who have been removed from home or placed in foster care; training and education for those who work with or care for these children; and system-wide reform to change policies to improve children's lives.

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This impact information is current as of March 2019, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

four stars

95.01

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 02/01/2019 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)
79.6%
  Administrative Expenses 11.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.14
  Program Expenses Growth 5.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Alliance for Children's Rights on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Alliance for Children's Rights on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Alliance for Children's Rights (CA) 96.47 four stars
Citizens' Committee for Children of New York (NY) 88.26 three stars
Connecticut Voices for Children (CT) 90.86 four stars
Public Citizens for Children and Youth (PA) 94.03 four stars
KC Healthy Kids (KS) 87.15 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,482,661
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,625,465
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $6,108,126
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $6,108,126
   Other Revenue $155,048
TOTAL REVENUE $6,263,174
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,654,781
   Administrative Expenses $634,288
   Fundraising Expenses $519,877
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,808,946
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $454,228
   
Net Assets $12,046,714

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
Public Benefits and Services $2,099,410 45.1%
Education $919,203 19.7%
Adoption, Guardianship, and Volunteer Attorney Network $859,429 18.5%
NextStep for Transition-Age Foster Youth $776,739 16.7%

Ratings History
Alliance for Children's Rights has received 9 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-03 02/01/2019 96.47 four stars
2017-03 03/01/2018 96.50 four stars
2016-03 04/01/2017 98.72 four stars
2015-03 06/01/2016 96.75 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2015-03 12/22/2015 96.79 four stars
2014-03 04/01/2015 94.14 four stars
2013-03 09/01/2014 94.82 four stars
2013-03 02/01/2014 94.10 four stars
2012-03 02/01/2013 96.58 four stars
2011-03 12/01/2011 90.58 four stars
2010-03 09/20/2011 90.67 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-03 12/01/2010 82.54 three stars
2009-03 12/01/2009 91.06 four stars
2008-03 02/01/2009 89.06 three stars
2007-03 02/01/2008 92.42 four stars
2006-03 02/01/2007 92.45 four stars
2005-03 03/01/2006 92.55 four stars
2004-03 03/01/2005 92.38 four stars
2003-03 04/01/2004 80.03 three stars
2002-03 11/01/2003 94.96 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 95-4358213
Name in IRS Master File ALLIANCE FOR CHILDRENS RIGHTS
NTEE Code Z99
NTEE Classification Unknown
NTEE Type Unknown
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (320) Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, etc.
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, 1992
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End March
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • March, 2018
  • March, 2017
  • March, 2016
  • March, 2015
  • March, 2014

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
$105,961 1.82% Jennifer Braun President & CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$220,747 3.80% Janis Spire President & CEO
$78,759 1.35% Laurie Rubiner President & CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Alliance for Children's Rights (CA) 96.47 four stars
Memphis Child Advocacy Center (TN) 88.71 three stars
Children's Action Alliance (AZ) 92.92 four stars
Florida's Children First (FL) 94.54 four stars
Family First (FL) 91.16 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Alliance for Children's Rights
3333 Wilshire Boulevard
Suite 550
Los Angeles, CA 90010
tel: (213) 368-6010
fax: (213) 368-6016
EIN: 95-4358213

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Board Leadership

Leslie Gilbert-Lurie & Steven A. Marenberg
Co-Chairs

CEO

Jennifer L. Braun
President & CEO

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