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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Kids Across America Foundation

Transforming Urban America since 1991

three stars

85.38

2036 Timberlake Road Branson, MO 65616
tel: (417) 266-4000   Web Site
EIN: 43-1348373

Board Leadership
David Dill
Chairman

CEO
Bruce Morgan
CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.38 three stars
  Financial 80.55 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Kids Across America (KAA) builds Christian leaders by encouraging, equipping, and empowering urban youth and their mentors through
camping and education.

Kids Across America (KAA) builds Christian leaders by encouraging, equipping, and empowering urban youth and their mentors through
camping and education.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2019
Number of volunteers
440
Number of conference attendees
440
This impact information is current as of August 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

80.55

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 05/01/2020 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)
78.2%
  Administrative Expenses 5.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 15.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.19
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.43
  Program Expenses Growth -1.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Kids Across America Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Kids Across America Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Kids Across America Foundation (MO) 85.38 three stars
DREAM (NY) 94.95 four stars
Boys and Girls Clubs of Napa Valley (CA) 86.44 three stars
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Indiana (IN) 89.25 three stars
Susquehanna Council Boy Scouts of America (PA) 86.88 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,902,823
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $4,902,823
   Program Service Revenue $1,203,910
Total Primary Revenue $6,106,733
   Other Revenue $75,672
TOTAL REVENUE $6,182,405
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,197,244
   Administrative Expenses $379,522
   Fundraising Expenses $905,945
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,482,711
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $699,694
   
Net Assets $7,797,711

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
Summer Youth Camp $4,197,244 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 05/01/2020 85.38 three stars
2017-12 12/21/2018 83.82 three stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 85.27 three stars
2015-12 03/01/2017 85.19 three stars
2015-12 02/01/2017 84.38 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 84.61 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/01/2015 81.38 three stars
2013-12 06/01/2015 83.14 three stars
2012-12 12/01/2013 87.01 three stars
2011-12 03/01/2013 82.85 three stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 78.46 two stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 79.33 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 04/01/2011 72.71 two stars
2008-12 12/01/2009 83.42 three stars
2007-12 08/01/2009 84.73 three stars
2006-12 07/01/2008 82.00 three stars
2005-12 11/01/2006 80.43 three stars
2004-12 12/01/2005 75.09 two stars
2003-12 04/01/2005 77.71 two 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 43-1348373
Name in IRS Master File KIDS ACROSS AMERICA FOUNDATION
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 (29) Other religious activities
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, 1985
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$110,809 2.02% Bruce Morgan President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Kids Across America Foundation (MO) 85.38 three stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Benton Harbor (MI) 92.77 four stars
TGR Foundation, A Tiger Woods Charity (CA) 93.03 four stars
DREAM (NY) 94.95 four stars
Girls Inc. of St. Louis (MO) 89.99 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Kids Across America Foundation
2036 Timberlake Road
Branson, MO 65616
tel: (417) 266-4000
fax: (417) 266-4001
EIN: 43-1348373

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 930
Branson, MO 65615

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Board Leadership

David Dill
Chairman

CEO

Bruce Morgan
CEO

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