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Human Services : Children's and Family Services

Family Compass

Empowering families to build a better tomorrow for their children.

83.31

4210 Junius Street Dallas, TX 75246
tel: (214) 370-9810   Web Site
EIN: 75-2400158

Board Leadership
Anish Shah
Board Chair

CEO
Ona Foster
Chief Executive Officer

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  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 83.31
  Financial 76.74
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00
This rating was published 12/01/2021 and includes data from FY2020, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Family Compass is a non-profit agency that believes that every child has the fundamental right to a healthy family and environment, the opportunity to succeed in school and the capacity to experience life without violence. The mission of Family Compass is to build healthy families and a strong North Texas community by preventing child abuse and neglect. This is accomplished through our two home mentoring programs and our community education program for families that have elevated risk for child abuse and reside in the poorest communities throughout Dallas and Collin County.

Family Compass is a non-profit agency that believes that every child has the fundamental right to a healthy family and environment, the opportunity to succeed in school and the capacity to experience life without violence. The mission of Family Compass is to build healthy families and a strong North Texas community by preventing child abuse and neglect. This is accomplished through our two home mentoring programs and our community education program for families that have elevated risk for child abuse and reside in the poorest communities throughout Dallas and Collin County.

Financial

76.74

Accountability & Transparency

96.00

This rating was published 12/01/2021 and includes data from FY2020, 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)
81.5%
  Administrative Expenses 7.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.30
  Program Expenses Growth 5.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 50.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Family Compass on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Family Compass on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Family Compass (TX) 83.31
Inspire Brands Foundation (GA) 95.47
Arizona Friends of Foster Children Foundation (AZ) 94.34
Childhaven (WA) 90.67
Youth Haven, Florida (FL) 93.66

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $932,637
   Federated Campaigns $312,407
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $188,573
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $394,436
Total Contributions $1,828,053
   Program Service Revenue $3,850
Total Primary Revenue $1,831,903
   Other Revenue $-8,294
TOTAL REVENUE $1,823,609
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,434,008
   Administrative Expenses $104,062
   Fundraising Expenses $162,754
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,700,824
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $122,785
   
Net Assets $512,376

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2020-12 12/01/2021 83.31
2019-12 12/23/2020 81.21
2018-12 11/01/2019 81.19
2018-12 09/03/2019 78.59
2017-12 02/01/2019 79.40
2016-12 02/01/2018 84.98
2015-12 02/01/2017 84.53
2014-12 09/01/2016 87.97

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

EIN 75-2400158
Name in IRS Master File FAMILY COMPASS
NTEE Code I72
NTEE Classification Child Abuse, Prevention of
NTEE Type Crime, Legal-Related
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (327) Prevention of cruelty to children
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, 1991
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
$117,223 6.89% Ona Foster Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Family Compass (TX) 83.31
Storyteller Children's Center (CA) 89.90
United Methodist Children's Home (AL) 90.85
Childhaven (WA) 90.67
Arizona Friends of Foster Children Foundation (AZ) 94.34

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Charity Contact Info

Family Compass
4210 Junius Street
Dallas, TX 75246
tel: (214) 370-9810
fax: (214) 824-6901
EIN: 75-2400158

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Board Leadership

Anish Shah
Board Chair

CEO

Ona Foster
Chief Executive Officer

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