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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

96.46

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 96.46
  Financial 95.00
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 05/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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

95.00

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 05/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
89.0%
  Administrative Expenses 8.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.94
  Program Expenses Growth 10.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 11.3%
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.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Association to Benefit Children (NY) 96.46
Grapevine Relief And Community Exchange (TX) 88.80
Shepherd's Gate (CA) 90.65
Project Self-Sufficiency of Loveland-Fort Collins (CO) 91.22
Vista Del Mar Child and Family Services (CA) 93.58

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,076,422
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,013,404
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $14,435,455
Total Contributions $19,525,281
   Program Service Revenue $3,281,907
Total Primary Revenue $22,807,188
   Other Revenue $302,441
TOTAL REVENUE $23,109,629
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $20,774,762
   Administrative Expenses $1,740,852
   Fundraising Expenses $449,569
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $22,965,183
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $144,446
   
Net Assets $19,175,069

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 $12,258,122 59.0%
Wrap Around Services $8,516,640 41.0%

Ratings History
Association to Benefit Children has received 12 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 05/01/2021 96.46
2018-06 07/01/2020 96.93
2018-06 10/01/2019 94.17
2017-06 12/21/2018 96.61
2016-06 02/01/2018 95.59
2015-06 12/01/2016 94.79
2014-06 06/01/2016 94.48
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 90.66
2013-06 11/01/2014 95.19
2012-06 12/01/2013 93.23
2011-06 06/01/2012 92.40
2010-06 09/20/2011 93.68
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 09/01/2010 98.92
2008-06 07/01/2009 92.93
2007-06 03/01/2008 78.34
2006-06 04/01/2007 75.66
2005-06 10/01/2006 73.51
2004-06 09/01/2005 82.47
2003-06 08/01/2004 89.20
2002-06 12/01/2003 91.90

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, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$141,000 0.61% Gretchen Buchenholz President, CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$237,184 1.03% Adam Leczycki Clinical Director
$155,511 0.67% Eri Noguchi Chief Operating Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Association to Benefit Children (NY) 96.46
Jonathan's Place (TX) 92.02
National Council of Jewish Women, New York Section (NY) 89.37
CEDARS (NE) 89.39
Center for Child & Family Services (VA) 90.24

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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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