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Human Services : Children's and Family Services

COA Youth & Family Centers

Serving children, strengthening families, building communities

four stars

96.74

909 East North Avenue Milwaukee, WI 53212
tel: (414) 263-8383   Web Site
EIN: 39-0806339

Board Leadership
Tracy Luber
President

CEO
Charlotte Cannon-Sain
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 96.74 four stars
  Financial 95.39 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2021 and includes data from FY2020, the most recent 990 received at that time.

COA Youth & Family Centers (Children's Outing Association) was founded in 1906 as a fresh air camp for needy immigrant children of Milwaukee. Today, the agency provides a holistic array of family-centered programs including early child development (early child education and parental engagement), youth development (after school and summer youth programs as well as our year-round camping programs), and community development.

COA Youth & Family Centers (Children's Outing Association) was founded in 1906 as a fresh air camp for needy immigrant children of Milwaukee. Today, the agency provides a holistic array of family-centered programs including early child development (early child education and parental engagement), youth development (after school and summer youth programs as well as our year-round camping programs), and community development.

Financial

four stars

95.39

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 05/01/2021 and includes data from FY2020, 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)
90.5%
  Administrative Expenses 4.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.29
  Program Expenses Growth 5.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by COA Youth & Family Centers on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by COA Youth & Family Centers on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
COA Youth & Family Centers (WI) 96.74 four stars
National Council of Jewish Women, New York Section (NY) 89.37 three stars
The Family Conservancy (KS) 85.57 three stars
Kidworks (CA) 90.65 four stars
Homestretch (VA) 86.36 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,860,145
   Federated Campaigns $643,555
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $23,632
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $982,960
Total Contributions $4,510,292
   Program Service Revenue $2,997,042
Total Primary Revenue $7,507,334
   Other Revenue $716,056
TOTAL REVENUE $8,223,390
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,960,402
   Administrative Expenses $340,021
   Fundraising Expenses $354,704
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,655,127
   
Payments to Affiliates $18,701
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $568,263
   
Net Assets $12,496,791

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 Development $2,643,185 38.0%
Youth Development Programs $1,710,022 24.6%
Community Development $1,148,174 16.5%

Ratings History
COA Youth & Family Centers has received 6 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2020-03 05/01/2021 96.74 four stars
2019-03 12/01/2019 96.66 four stars
2018-03 02/01/2019 98.69 four stars
2017-03 03/01/2018 96.99 four stars
2016-03 03/01/2017 95.11 four stars
2015-03 06/01/2016 92.92 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2015-03 02/01/2016 85.04 three stars
2014-03 11/01/2015 93.39 four stars
2014-03 09/01/2015 92.81 four stars
2013-03 07/01/2014 91.98 four stars
2013-03 06/01/2014 91.70 four stars
2012-03 07/01/2013 97.60 four stars
2011-03 03/01/2012 97.61 four stars
2010-03 12/01/2011 99.28 four stars
2010-03 09/20/2011 97.08 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-03 05/01/2011 96.51 four stars
2009-03 04/01/2010 92.29 four stars
2007-03 04/01/2008 98.78 four stars
2006-03 02/01/2007 96.37 four stars
2005-03 03/01/2006 96.14 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 39-0806339
Name in IRS Master File CHILDRENS OUTING ASSN
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
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 (325) Camp
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 April, 1942
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End March
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • March, 2019
  • March, 2018
  • March, 2017
  • March, 2016
  • March, 2015
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$166,601 2.17% Thomas Schneider Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
COA Youth & Family Centers (WI) 96.74 four stars
Caridad Center (FL) 90.75 four stars
Sister Carmen Community Center (CO) 89.73 three stars
The Family Tree (MD) 91.68 four stars
Wesley Community Center (TX) 90.52 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

COA Youth & Family Centers
909 East North Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53212
tel: (414) 263-8383
EIN: 39-0806339

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Board Leadership

Tracy Luber
President

CEO

Charlotte Cannon-Sain
Executive Director

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