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Human Services : Children's and Family Services

Stronger Families

Oxygen for your Relationships

three stars

87.31

P.O. Box 40584 Bellevue, WA 98015
tel: (425) 679-5671   Web Site
EIN: 94-3080305

Board Leadership
Jim DuBois
Board Chair

CEO
Noel Meador
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.31 three stars
  Financial 83.94 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Stronger Families (formerly Families Northwest) brings life-changing skills to marriages and families so they can be strong and thrive. Our vision is to see healthy families in every community, with an emphasis on high-stress lifestyles such as military and first responders. Our blended learning initiative allows us to present the Oxygen for Your Relationships curriculum in a live setting, taught by certified presenters, then allows us to continue on with them through online learning and support. Stronger Families inspires through its positive message and connects couples to their next steps in restoring and rejuvenating their relationships.

Stronger Families (formerly Families Northwest) brings life-changing skills to marriages and families so they can be strong and thrive. Our vision is to see healthy families in every community, with an emphasis on high-stress lifestyles such as military and first responders. Our blended learning initiative allows us to present the Oxygen for Your Relationships curriculum in a live setting, taught by certified presenters, then allows us to continue on with them through online learning and support. Stronger Families inspires through its positive message and connects couples to their next steps in restoring and rejuvenating their relationships.

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Financial

three stars

83.94

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 03/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
81.3%
  Administrative Expenses 2.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 16.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.15
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.50
  Program Expenses Growth 20.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 29.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Stronger Families on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
Joint Cost Allocation Adjustment applied. Learn more.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Stronger Families on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Stronger Families (WA) 87.31 three stars
Jewish Family Service of Metropolitan Detroit (MI) 90.34 four stars
Little Sisters of the Assumption Family Health Service (NY) 86.04 three stars
Homestretch (VA) 86.27 three stars
Sister Carmen Community Center (CO) 90.64 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,745,838
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $356,080
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,101,918
   Program Service Revenue $205,870
Total Primary Revenue $2,307,788
   Other Revenue $5,691
TOTAL REVENUE $2,313,479
   
EXPENSES (Adjusted)  
   Program Expenses $1,715,136
   Administrative Expenses $53,508
   Fundraising Expenses $347,672
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,116,316
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $197,163
   
Net Assets $956,928

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
Community Strategies $1,335,735 69.5%
Communications $585,576 30.5%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 03/01/2019 87.31 three stars
2016-12 06/01/2018 88.72 three stars
2015-12 09/01/2017 88.60 three stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 88.25 three stars
2014-12 12/21/2016 88.48 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 87.16 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 92.93 four stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 87.59 three stars
2012-12 04/01/2014 73.49 two stars
2012-12 03/01/2014 74.74 two stars
2011-12 12/20/2012 68.66 one star
2011-12 11/06/2012 53.03 zero star
2010-12 09/20/2011 52.89 zero star
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 02/01/2011 65.32 one star
2008-12 12/15/2009 79.70 two stars
2007-09 12/01/2008 84.20 three stars
2006-09 12/15/2007 75.76 two stars
2005-09 07/01/2006 73.34 two stars
2004-09 05/01/2005 60.16 one star

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

EIN 94-3080305
Name in IRS Master File STRONGER FAMILIES
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 (320) Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, etc.
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 May, 1993
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, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$139,272 6.58% Noel Meador Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Stronger Families (WA) 87.31 three stars
Several Sources Shelters (NJ) 91.68 four stars
Mission of Hope (TN) 85.07 three stars
Jewish Family Service of Metrowest New Jersey (NJ) 87.99 three stars
Little Sisters of the Assumption Family Health Service (NY) 86.04 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Stronger Families
P.O. Box 40584
Bellevue, WA 98015
tel: (425) 679-5671
EIN: 94-3080305

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Board Leadership

Jim DuBois
Board Chair

CEO

Noel Meador
Executive Director

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