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Human Services : Children's and Family Services

Spence-Chapin Services to Families and Children

Every child deserves a family.

three stars

84.33

410 East 92nd Street 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10128
tel: (212) 369-0300   Web Site
EIN: 13-1834590

Board Leadership
Ian V. Rowe
Board President

CEO
Kate Trambitskaya
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 84.33 three stars
  Financial 77.84 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Since its inception in 1908, Spence-Chapin Services to Families and Children has been a leader in the field of adoption, child welfare, and permanency planning, serving some of New York City's most vulnerable children. Our mission is driven by the simple belief that every child deserves a family.

Today, we have two core areas of work: Adoption/Permanency Services and Mental/Emotional Health Initiatives.

These core areas allow us to provide Domestic, International and Special Needs adoption services - including programs for the entire adoption constellation. Further, we provide programs and services to support the well-being of families - including counseling, mentoring and community events.

Since its inception in 1908, Spence-Chapin Services to Families and Children has been a leader in the field of adoption, child welfare, and permanency planning, serving some of New York City's most vulnerable children. Our mission is driven by the simple belief that every child deserves a family.

Today, we have two core areas of work: Adoption/Permanency Services and Mental/Emotional Health Initiatives.

These core areas allow us to provide Domestic, International and Special Needs adoption services - including programs for the entire adoption constellation. Further, we provide programs and services to support the well-being of families - including counseling, mentoring and community events.

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Financial

two stars

77.84

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 11/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
76.5%
  Administrative Expenses 18.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.44
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 5.92
  Program Expenses Growth 2.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 13.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Spence-Chapin Services to Families and Children on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Spence-Chapin Services to Families and Children on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Spence-Chapin Services to Families and Children (NY) 84.33 three stars
Boys & Girls Aid (OR) 89.63 three stars
New Mexico Christian Children's Home (NM) 91.57 four stars
Presbyterian Children's Homes and Services (TX) 97.66 four stars
The Adoption Exchange (CO) 88.32 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $679,231
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $679,231
   Program Service Revenue $1,475,337
Total Primary Revenue $2,154,568
   Other Revenue $2,754,013
TOTAL REVENUE $4,908,581
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,514,952
   Administrative Expenses $1,482,991
   Fundraising Expenses $492,689
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,490,632
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-2,582,051
   
Net Assets $48,609,363

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
Adoption and Permanency Programs $4,965,673 90.0%
Clinical Services for Adults and Children in Foster Care $549,279 10.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 11/01/2020 84.33 three stars
2018-06 08/01/2019 85.27 three stars
2017-06 10/01/2018 81.35 three stars
2016-06 03/01/2018 83.79 three stars
2015-06 12/01/2016 83.65 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 84.78 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 12/01/2015 80.73 three stars
2013-06 09/01/2015 79.14 two stars
2013-06 04/01/2015 78.95 two stars
2012-06 02/01/2014 81.30 three stars
2011-06 04/01/2013 91.83 four stars
2011-06 09/01/2012 87.67 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 84.84 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 11/01/2010 85.99 three stars
2008-06 12/15/2009 91.95 four stars
2007-06 08/01/2008 85.30 three stars
2006-06 07/01/2007 90.62 four stars
2005-06 05/01/2006 81.48 three stars
2004-06 05/01/2005 77.62 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 13-1834590
Name in IRS Master File SPENCE-CHAPIN SERVICES TO FAMILIES AND CHILDREN
NTEE Code P31
NTEE Classification Adoption
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (32) Nursery school
(399) Other housing 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 December, 1968
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$247,465 3.30% Adam Cotumaccio Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Spence-Chapin Services to Families and Children (NY) 84.33 three stars
New Mexico Christian Children's Home (NM) 91.57 four stars
Christian Alliance for Orphans (VA) 94.69 four stars
Boys & Girls Aid (OR) 89.63 three stars
Hope Cottage (TX) 90.42 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Spence-Chapin Services to Families and Children
410 East 92nd Street
3rd Floor
New York, NY 10128
tel: (212) 369-0300
EIN: 13-1834590

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Board Leadership

Ian V. Rowe
Board President

CEO

Kate Trambitskaya
Chief Executive Officer

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