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Human Services : Children's and Family Services

Association to Benefit Children

Bringing joy and warmth to disadvantaged children and their families

four stars

95.59

419 East 86th Street New York, NY 10028
tel: (212) 845-3821   Web Site
EIN: 13-3303089

Board Leadership
Tom Styron
Chair

CEO
Gretchen Buchenholz
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 95.59 four stars
  Financial 93.77 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Association to Benefit Children (ABC) is dedicated to bringing joy and warmth to disadvantaged children and their families through compassionate, sustainable, comprehensive and integrated services, designed to permanently break the cycles of abuse, neglect, sickness and homelessness. ABC's humane and innovative programs include early educational advocacy, housing assistance, mental health services, family support and preservation, crisis intervention, therapeutic out-of-school and summer day camp programs, youth leadership development and mentoring.

Association to Benefit Children (ABC) is dedicated to bringing joy and warmth to disadvantaged children and their families through compassionate, sustainable, comprehensive and integrated services, designed to permanently break the cycles of abuse, neglect, sickness and homelessness. ABC's humane and innovative programs include early educational advocacy, housing assistance, mental health services, family support and preservation, crisis intervention, therapeutic out-of-school and summer day camp programs, youth leadership development and mentoring.

Financial

four stars

93.77

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 02/01/2018 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)
85.0%
  Administrative Expenses 12.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.07
  Program Expenses Growth 6.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 10.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Association to Benefit Children on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Association to Benefit Children on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Association to Benefit Children (NY) 95.59 four stars
Several Sources Shelters (NJ) 93.65 four stars
Jewish Family Service of Los Angeles (CA) 86.72 three stars
Children's Home Society of Florida (FL) 85.01 three stars
St. Ann's Center for Children, Youth and Families (MD) 90.31 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,575,547
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $499,136
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $11,834,297
Total Contributions $15,908,980
   Program Service Revenue $1,518,950
Total Primary Revenue $17,427,930
   Other Revenue $-75,603
TOTAL REVENUE $17,352,327
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $15,298,067
   Administrative Expenses $2,543,635
   Fundraising Expenses $330,264
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $18,171,966
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-819,639
   
Net Assets $17,918,788

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 Childhood $11,253,918 73.6%
Wrap Around Services $4,044,149 26.4%

Ratings History
Association to Benefit Children has received 9 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-06 02/01/2018 95.59 four stars
2015-06 12/01/2016 94.79 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 94.48 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 90.66 four stars
2013-06 11/01/2014 95.19 four stars
2012-06 12/01/2013 93.23 four stars
2011-06 06/01/2012 92.40 four stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 93.68 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 09/01/2010 98.92 four stars
2008-06 07/01/2009 92.93 four stars
2007-06 03/01/2008 78.34 two stars
2006-06 04/01/2007 75.66 two stars
2005-06 10/01/2006 73.51 two stars
2004-06 09/01/2005 82.47 three stars
2003-06 08/01/2004 89.20 three stars
2002-06 12/01/2003 91.90 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 13-3303089
Name in IRS Master File ASSOCIATION TO BENEFIT CHILDREN
NTEE Code P34
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (326) Care and housing of children (orphanage, 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 July, 1991
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, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 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
$155,000 0.85% Gretchen Buchenholz President/CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$207,184 1.14% Adam Leczycki Child Psychiatrist
$155,000 0.85% Eri Noguchi Chief Program Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Association to Benefit Children (NY) 95.59 four stars
Horizons for Homeless Children (MA) 85.51 three stars
Children's Fund (CA) 87.70 three stars
Families First (GA) 87.47 three stars
Mary's Center (DC) 93.76 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Association to Benefit Children
419 East 86th Street
New York, NY 10028
tel: (212) 845-3821
fax: (212) 426-9488
EIN: 13-3303089

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Board Leadership

Tom Styron
Chair

CEO

Gretchen Buchenholz
President

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