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Human Services : Children's and Family Services

Room to Grow

Building a strong foundation for babies in poverty

four stars

91.27

7 West 30th Street New York, NY 10010
tel: (212) 620-7800   Web Site
EIN: 13-4012096

Board Leadership
Mary E.D. Cannon
President

CEO
Akilah King
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.27 four stars
  Financial 88.32 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1998, Room to Grow's innovative three-year program provides families with structured coaching, material goods, and community connections to support parents as they activate natural strengths, gain confidence and knowledge, and ensure their babies have the social, emotional and language skills they need to thrive from the start.

Parents expecting a baby are referred to Room to Grow by selected prenatal programs assisting low-income families. Upon their referral, parents visit Room to Grow's warm and inviting space once every three months from just before the birth of the baby until their child turns three. During their one-on-one appointments with our staff clinicians, typically lasting two hours, parents receive structured coaching, material goods, and community connections to ensure a healthy and secure start for their child.

Founded in 1998, Room to Grow's innovative three-year program provides families with structured coaching, material goods, and community connections to support parents as they activate natural strengths, gain confidence and knowledge, and ensure their babies have the social, emotional and language skills they need to thrive from the start.

Parents expecting a baby are referred to Room to Grow by selected prenatal programs assisting low-income families. Upon their referral, parents visit Room to Grow's warm and inviting space once every three months from just before the birth of the baby until their child turns three. During their one-on-one appointments with our staff clinicians, typically lasting two hours, parents receive structured coaching, material goods, and community connections to ensure a healthy and secure start for their child.

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Financial

three stars

88.32

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 12/01/2018 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)
70.4%
  Administrative Expenses 12.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 16.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.48
  Program Expenses Growth 11.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Room to Grow on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Room to Grow on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Room to Grow (NY) 91.27 four stars
Center for Child & Family Services (VA) 89.18 three stars
Several Sources Shelters (NJ) 91.68 four stars
Julie's Family Learning Program (MA) 85.86 three stars
The Centers for Families and Children (OH) 85.10 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,100,243
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,014,784
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $4,115,027
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $4,115,027
   Other Revenue $13,247
TOTAL REVENUE $4,128,274
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,469,559
   Administrative Expenses $461,182
   Fundraising Expenses $514,813
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,445,554
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $682,720
   
Net Assets $7,207,211

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
Room to Grow $2,469,559 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 12/01/2018 91.27 four stars
2016-12 02/01/2018 88.27 three stars
2015-12 02/01/2017 85.57 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 89.81 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 92.21 four stars
2013-12 08/01/2015 90.85 four stars
2012-12 04/01/2014 92.69 four stars
2011-12 07/01/2013 84.75 three stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 86.52 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 86.20 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 02/01/2011 76.63 two stars
2008-12 06/01/2010 74.78 two stars
2007-12 06/01/2009 84.76 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 13-4012096
Name in IRS Master File ROOM TO GROW NATIONAL INC
NTEE Code P30
NTEE Classification Children's, Youth Services
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(560) Supplying money, goods or services to the poor
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 October, 1998
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$150,258 4.36% Allyson Crawford Executive Director - NY
Other Salaries of Note
$116,039 3.36% Robyn Carter Executive Director - MA

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Room to Grow (NY) 91.27 four stars
Crosswinds Youth Services (FL) 90.02 four stars
The Sheepfold (CA) 86.61 three stars
Jack & Jill Children's Center (FL) 89.70 three stars
Families First (GA) 88.33 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Room to Grow
7 West 30th Street
New York, NY 10010
tel: (212) 620-7800
fax: (718) 764-1708
EIN: 13-4012096

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Board Leadership

Mary E.D. Cannon
President

CEO

Akilah King
Executive Director

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