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Human Services : Children's and Family Services

The Family Conservancy

Helping children and families achieve a lifetime of success

three stars

85.57

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

Board Leadership
Stephen Nixon
Chair

CEO
Paula Neth
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.57 three stars
  Financial 80.00 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, 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.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2018
Number of teachers trained
6,663
Number of parents/guardians engaged in student activities
19,908
Number of children accessing higher quality child care and early education.
61,054
This impact information is current as of March 2020, 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

three stars

80.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 03/01/2020 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)
89.3%
  Administrative Expenses 7.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.31
  Program Expenses Growth -1.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 31.7%
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) 85.57 three stars
ALIVE! (VA) 86.19 three stars
Jack & Jill Children's Center (FL) 89.70 three stars
Jewish Family Service Agency (NV) 89.48 three stars
Shepherd's Gate (CA) 90.65 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,651,276
   Federated Campaigns $1,331,068
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $36,355
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $7,405,162
Total Contributions $11,423,861
   Program Service Revenue $400,687
Total Primary Revenue $11,824,548
   Other Revenue $248,932
TOTAL REVENUE $12,073,480
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $10,237,559
   Administrative Expenses $852,147
   Fundraising Expenses $536,160
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $11,625,866
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $447,614
   
Net Assets $4,618,576

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
Head Start Services $6,465,148 63.1%
Family Support Services $1,956,189 19.1%
Early Education Services $1,816,222 17.7%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 03/01/2020 85.57 three stars
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)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$145,880 1.25% Dean Olson President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Family Conservancy (KS) 85.57 three stars
Jewish Family & Children's Service of Greater Mercer County (NJ) 90.71 four stars
Guardian Angel Settlement Association (MO) 90.58 four stars
Stronger Families (WA) 89.36 three stars
Benevilla (AZ) 89.73 three 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

Paula Neth
President and CEO

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