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Canal Alliance

Helping low-income, Spanish speaking immigrants acquire the tools they need to thrive.

three stars

88.83

91 Larkspur Street San Rafael, CA 94901
tel: (415) 454-2640   Web Site
EIN: 94-2832648

Board Leadership
Tony Psychoyos
President

CEO
Tom Wilson
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.83 three stars
  Financial 84.73 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

three stars

84.73

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 08/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
78.6%
  Administrative Expenses 12.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.49
  Program Expenses Growth 2.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Canal Alliance on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Canal Alliance on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Canal Alliance (CA) 88.83 three stars
The Educational Alliance (NY) 93.15 four stars
Christian Community Service Center (TX) 92.52 four stars
Keystone Community Services (MN) 87.23 three stars
Middle Tyger Community Center (SC) 96.48 four stars

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Canal Alliance is a comprehensive community resource center that helps low-income, Spanish speaking immigrants acquire the tools they need to thrive, through access to health and social services, youth development, economic security, and citizenship. Our services include: academic and leadership training for youth and family empowerment through case management; domestic violence support groups; English as a Second Language classes; small business training; technology training; immigration legal services; and emergency food distribution.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,551,894
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $331,461
Total Contributions $4,883,355
   Program Service Revenue $156,839
Total Primary Revenue $5,040,194
   Other Revenue $1,177
TOTAL REVENUE $5,041,371
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,343,364
   Administrative Expenses $528,203
   Fundraising Expenses $313,436
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,185,003
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $856,368
   
Net Assets $1,985,792

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
Family Resource Specialists $1,706,752 51.0%
Economic Development $684,693 20.5%
Youth Academic Program $572,304 17.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 08/01/2016 88.83 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 86.38 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 82.80 three stars
2013-06 12/22/2014 84.44 three stars
2012-06 10/01/2013 87.32 three stars
2011-06 11/06/2012 83.17 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 86.37 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 12/01/2010 85.43 three stars
2008-06 03/01/2010 85.85 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 94-2832648
Name in IRS Master File CANAL ALLIANCE
NTEE Code X99
NTEE Classification Religion Related, Spiritual Development N.E.C.
NTEE Type Religion-Related, Spiritual Development
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (402) Other activity aimed t combating community deterioration
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]
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, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
  • June, 2011

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$115,000 2.74% Tom Wilson Executive Director

Canal Alliance is a comprehensive community resource center that helps low-income, Spanish speaking immigrants acquire the tools they need to thrive, through access to health and social services, youth development, economic security, and citizenship. Our services include: academic and leadership training for youth and family empowerment through case management; domestic violence support groups; English as a Second Language classes; small business training; technology training; immigration legal services; and emergency food distribution.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Canal Alliance (CA) 88.83 three stars
The Next Door (TN) 93.62 four stars
The Family Center (GA) 87.97 three stars
Sabathani Community Center (MN) 89.66 three stars
Goddard Riverside Community Center (NY) 91.16 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Canal Alliance
91 Larkspur Street
San Rafael, CA 94901
tel: (415) 454-2640
fax: (415) 454-3967
EIN: 94-2832648

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Board Leadership

Tony Psychoyos
President

CEO

Tom Wilson
Executive Director

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