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Human Services : Children's and Family Services

The Family Conservancy

Helping children and families achieve a lifetime of success

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three stars

87.04

444 Minnesota Avenue Suite 200
Kansas City, KS 66101
tel: (913) 342-1110   Web Site
EIN: 44-0454800

Board Leadership
Stephen Nixon
Chair

CEO
Dean Olson
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.04 three stars
  Financial 81.68 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Family Conservancy's mission is to champion the healthy development of children by supporting parents and families and promoting quality early education. As our children thrive, so does our community. This belief inspires us at The Family Conservancy. It drives us to support families as they undertake the most difficult job of all: raising healthy, happy children equipped with the skills they need to succeed in school and beyond. We use multiple strategies to achieve our goals: education and counseling in effective parenting, healthy home life and sound family finances; access for children to quality early learning environments; opportunities for businesses to enhance their employee benefit programs and sponsor our programs.

The Family Conservancy's mission is to champion the healthy development of children by supporting parents and families and promoting quality early education. As our children thrive, so does our community. This belief inspires us at The Family Conservancy. It drives us to support families as they undertake the most difficult job of all: raising healthy, happy children equipped with the skills they need to succeed in school and beyond. We use multiple strategies to achieve our goals: education and counseling in effective parenting, healthy home life and sound family finances; access for children to quality early learning environments; opportunities for businesses to enhance their employee benefit programs and sponsor our programs.

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Financial

three stars

81.68

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 03/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
89.5%
  Administrative Expenses 7.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.20
  Program Expenses Growth 4.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 35.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Family Conservancy on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Family Conservancy on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Family Conservancy (KS) 87.04 three stars
Jewish Family Service of Seattle (WA) 86.49 three stars
Families Forward (CA) 100.00 four stars
Family Resources (FL) 85.55 three stars
The Women's Home (TX) 89.15 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,271,403
   Federated Campaigns $1,132,708
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $40,065
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $11,486,225
Total Contributions $13,930,401
   Program Service Revenue $416,292
Total Primary Revenue $14,346,693
   Other Revenue $205,807
TOTAL REVENUE $14,552,500
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $12,420,412
   Administrative Expenses $986,395
   Fundraising Expenses $496,228
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $13,903,035
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $649,465
   
Net Assets $4,647,568

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
Counseling and Support services $11,113,155 89.5%
Child and Adult Care Food Program $1,065,275 8.6%
Fostering Success in School $117,240 0.9%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 03/01/2019 87.04 three stars
2016-12 04/01/2018 87.63 three stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 85.51 three stars
2014-12 02/01/2017 82.76 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 82.53 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 81.05 three stars
2013-12 08/01/2015 84.48 three stars
2012-12 05/01/2014 87.63 three stars
2012-12 04/01/2014 86.67 three stars
2011-12 03/01/2013 91.11 four stars
2010-12 02/01/2012 91.38 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 89.56 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 05/01/2011 83.15 three stars
2008-12 07/01/2010 91.34 four stars
2007-12 07/01/2009 93.52 four stars
2006-12 04/01/2008 93.65 four stars
2005-12 04/01/2007 79.56 two stars
2004-12 04/01/2006 81.35 three stars
2003-12 04/01/2005 87.37 three 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 44-0454800
Name in IRS Master File THE FAMILY CONSERVANCY
NTEE Code P40
NTEE Classification Family Services
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (59) Other school related activities
(328) Combat juvenile delinquency
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, 1963
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$131,751 0.94% Dean Olson President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Family Conservancy (KS) 87.04 three stars
Alpha House of Tampa (FL) 90.56 four stars
Family & Children's Service (TN) 90.97 four stars
St. Ann's Center for Children, Youth and Families (MD) 90.31 four stars
Forty Carrots Family Center (FL) 92.80 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

The Family Conservancy
444 Minnesota Avenue
Suite 200
Kansas City, KS 66101
tel: (913) 342-1110
fax: (913) 342-3632
EIN: 44-0454800

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Board Leadership

Stephen Nixon
Chair

CEO

Dean Olson
President and CEO

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