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Human Services : Children's and Family Services

Guardian Angel Settlement Association

Because everyone needs a guardian angel

four stars

90.58

1127 N. Vandeventer Avenue St. Louis, MO 63113
tel: (314) 231-3188   Web Site
EIN: 43-0652636

Board Leadership
Lynn Davis
Chair

CEO
Jessica Brandon
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.58 four stars
  Financial 92.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 03/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1859, the mission of Guardian Angel Settlement Association (GASA) is to serve low-income individuals and families by helping them improve the quality of their lives and achieve economic independence. Based on its heritage, Guardian Angel Settlement Association continues striving to meet the needs of children living in poverty. This can be seen throughout the agency's accredited and licensed developmental child care program located in St. Louis City. Our child care services are provided to families on a sliding-scale fee basis. Other programs offered by GASA include: self-sufficiency programs, emergency services, food pantry, thrift store, and seasonal programs.

Founded in 1859, the mission of Guardian Angel Settlement Association (GASA) is to serve low-income individuals and families by helping them improve the quality of their lives and achieve economic independence. Based on its heritage, Guardian Angel Settlement Association continues striving to meet the needs of children living in poverty. This can be seen throughout the agency's accredited and licensed developmental child care program located in St. Louis City. Our child care services are provided to families on a sliding-scale fee basis. Other programs offered by GASA include: self-sufficiency programs, emergency services, food pantry, thrift store, and seasonal programs.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2018
Number of participants attending course/session/workshop
455
Number of people accessing the client-choice food pantry
724
Number of low-income households who have received utilities assistance to keep the lights, heat and/or water on in their homes
219
Number of low-income households who have received rental/mortgage assistance in order to stay in their homes
83
Percentage of preschoolers who are "kindergarten-ready" when they graduate
100
Percentage of children who meet or exceed age-appropriate developmental milestones
93
This impact information is current as of March 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

four stars

92.50

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 03/01/2020 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)
86.9%
  Administrative Expenses 10.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.50
  Program Expenses Growth 23.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 41.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Guardian Angel Settlement Association on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Guardian Angel Settlement Association on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Guardian Angel Settlement Association (MO) 90.58 four stars
Hope House Colorado (CO) 89.64 three stars
Jack & Jill Children's Center (FL) 89.70 three stars
The Parenting Journey (MA) 85.12 three stars
Jewish Family Services of Middlesex County (NJ) 89.02 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,077,633
   Federated Campaigns $1,061,209
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $359,318
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $679,698
Total Contributions $4,177,858
   Program Service Revenue $1,269,425
Total Primary Revenue $5,447,283
   Other Revenue $116,775
TOTAL REVENUE $5,564,058
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,865,598
   Administrative Expenses $416,615
   Fundraising Expenses $92,734
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,374,947
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $189,111
   
Net Assets $5,919,838

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
New Building $2,046,000 42.1%
Provide Daycare Services $1,742,132 35.8%
Basic Needs Assistance $1,077,466 22.1%

Ratings History
Guardian Angel Settlement Association has received 5 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 03/01/2020 90.58 four stars
2017-12 04/01/2019 92.94 four stars
2016-12 04/01/2018 94.44 four stars
2015-12 03/01/2017 97.45 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 92.76 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 88.53 three stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 91.39 four stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 91.38 four stars
2011-12 04/01/2013 94.27 four stars
2011-12 03/01/2013 89.35 three stars
2010-12 02/01/2012 92.03 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 88.85 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 05/01/2011 88.77 three stars
2008-12 04/01/2010 88.70 three stars
2007-12 07/01/2009 78.85 two stars
2006-12 12/01/2007 76.51 two stars
2005-12 12/01/2006 74.08 two stars
2004-12 01/01/2006 71.19 two stars
2003-12 06/01/2005 82.60 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 43-0652636
Name in IRS Master File GUARDIAN ANGEL SETTLEMENT ASSOCIATION
NTEE Code P33
NTEE Classification Child Day Care
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (1) Church, synagogue, etc
(150) Hospital
(120) Publishing 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 Subordinate - the organization is a subordinate in a group ruling.
Group Name UNITED STATES CONFERENCE OF CATHOLIC BISHOPS
Ruling Date March, 1946
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, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$142,474 2.65% Jessica Brandon President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Guardian Angel Settlement Association (MO) 90.58 four stars
Mary's Center (DC) 89.39 three stars
Center for Children and Families, Inc (OK) 89.37 three stars
CEDARS (NE) 92.29 four stars
Metropolitan Family Services (IL) 92.61 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Guardian Angel Settlement Association
1127 N. Vandeventer Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63113
tel: (314) 231-3188
EIN: 43-0652636

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1127 N. Vandeventer Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63113

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Board Leadership

Lynn Davis
Chair

CEO

Jessica Brandon
President & CEO

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