Education : Youth Education Programs and Services

CN Advisory: Moderate Concern

First Place

Hope, home, and education

two stars

71.84

P.O. Box 22536 Seattle, WA 98122
tel: (206) 323-6715   Web Site
EIN: 94-3092447

Board Leadership
David Mason
President

CEO
Linda Whitehead
Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 71.84 two stars
  Financial 85.28 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 63.00 one star
This rating was published 11/01/2019 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

First Place serves families in crisis by providing excellent culturally competent education, housing and support services enabling families to achieve permanent stability.

First Place seeks to empower low-income families and their children to achieve self-sufficiency.

Since 1989, First Place has been a community leader, statewide advocate and national model for breaking the cycle of poverty.

We create an empowering environment for families struggling to overcome poverty which inspires them to obtain and maintain permanent housing and achieve educational and career goals to bring stability to their lives.

First Place serves families in crisis by providing excellent culturally competent education, housing and support services enabling families to achieve permanent stability.

First Place seeks to empower low-income families and their children to achieve self-sufficiency.

Since 1989, First Place has been a community leader, statewide advocate and national model for breaking the cycle of poverty.

We create an empowering environment for families struggling to overcome poverty which inspires them to obtain and maintain permanent housing and achieve educational and career goals to bring stability to their lives.

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Financial

three stars

85.28

Accountability & Transparency

one star

63.00

This rating was published 11/01/2019 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
68.5%
  Administrative Expenses 26.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.32
  Program Expenses Growth 10.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 19.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by First Place on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by First Place on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $556,568
   Federated Campaigns $68,178
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,172,231
Total Contributions $1,796,977
   Program Service Revenue $13,881
Total Primary Revenue $1,810,858
   Other Revenue $242,011
TOTAL REVENUE $2,052,869
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,903,416
   Administrative Expenses $973,393
   Fundraising Expenses $176,020
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,052,829
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-999,960
   
Net Assets $5,944,001

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$74,972 2.45% Linda Whitehead Executive Officer

Mission

First Place serves families in crisis by providing excellent culturally competent education, housing and support services enabling families to achieve permanent stability.

First Place seeks to empower low-income families and their children to achieve self-sufficiency.

Since 1989, First Place has been a community leader, statewide advocate and national model for breaking the cycle of poverty.

We create an empowering environment for families struggling to overcome poverty which inspires them to obtain and maintain permanent housing and achieve educational and career goals to bring stability to their lives.

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First Place (WA) 71.84 two stars
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Charity Contact Info

First Place
P.O. Box 22536
Seattle, WA 98122
tel: (206) 323-6715
fax: (206) 323-3709
EIN: 94-3092447

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Board Leadership

David Mason
President

CEO

Linda Whitehead
Executive Officer