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Human Services : Children's and Family Services

Court Appointed Special Advocates of Orange County

Making a difference . . .one child at a time

91.30

1505 East Seventeenth Street Suite 214
Santa Ana, CA 92705
tel: (714) 619-5151   Web Site
EIN: 33-0069334

Board Leadership
Patty Juarez
Chairwoman

CEO
Regan Phillips
CEO

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  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.30
  Financial 88.07
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00
This rating was published 04/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1985, Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Orange County serves children who, for their own protection, have been removed from their homes and placed in foster care. Judges refer the most serious cases of child abuse and neglect to CASA so that one volunteer can consistently spend time with one child, building a relationship and ensuring that each child is receiving the support and attention he or she needs and deserves while going through the foster care process. In addition, CASA volunteers independently monitor the child's circumstances and provide fact based information to the court in the best interest of a child, and advocate for a safe and permanent home for each child.

Founded in 1985, Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Orange County serves children who, for their own protection, have been removed from their homes and placed in foster care. Judges refer the most serious cases of child abuse and neglect to CASA so that one volunteer can consistently spend time with one child, building a relationship and ensuring that each child is receiving the support and attention he or she needs and deserves while going through the foster care process. In addition, CASA volunteers independently monitor the child's circumstances and provide fact based information to the court in the best interest of a child, and advocate for a safe and permanent home for each child.

Financial

88.07

Accountability & Transparency

97.00

This rating was published 04/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
78.0%
  Administrative Expenses 7.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 14.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.83
  Program Expenses Growth 7.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Court Appointed Special Advocates of Orange County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Court Appointed Special Advocates of Orange County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Court Appointed Special Advocates of Orange County (CA) 91.30
Children's Advocacy Center of Collin County (TX) 92.85
Alliance For Children (TX) 94.66
Memphis Child Advocacy Center (TN) 91.40
Children First (PA) 93.87

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,489,597
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $5,363
   Fundraising Events $2,044,306
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,539,266
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $3,539,266
   Other Revenue $122,556
TOTAL REVENUE $3,661,822
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,294,216
   Administrative Expenses $165,554
   Fundraising Expenses $449,118
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,908,888
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $752,934
   
Net Assets $4,910,706

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
Advocacy and Mentoring $2,294,216 100.0%

Ratings History
Court Appointed Special Advocates of Orange County has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-09 04/01/2021 91.30
2018-09 12/01/2019 90.53
2017-09 09/01/2018 87.81
2017-09 08/01/2018 87.67
2016-09 11/01/2017 84.02
2015-09 11/01/2016 82.18
2014-09 06/01/2016 82.26
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 11/01/2015 82.07
2013-09 07/01/2014 87.37
2012-06 10/01/2013 86.50
2011-06 07/01/2012 89.75
2010-06 09/20/2011 86.70
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 05/01/2011 85.38
2009-06 09/01/2010 86.14
2008-06 07/01/2009 93.00
2007-06 06/01/2008 95.55
2006-06 02/01/2007 92.62
2005-06 06/01/2006 79.90
2004-06 11/01/2005 77.50

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

EIN 33-0069334
Name in IRS Master File COURT APPOINTED SPECIAL ADVOCATE
NTEE Code R20
NTEE Classification Civil Rights, Advocacy for Specific Groups
NTEE Type Civil Rights, Social Action, Advocacy
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 June, 1985
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • September, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$168,601 5.79% Regan Phillips CEO

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Court Appointed Special Advocates of Orange County (CA) 91.30
Child Abuse Network (OK) 87.43
ChildSafe (TX) 90.98
Prevent Child Abuse North Carolina (NC) 96.46
ProKids (OH) 94.62

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Charity Contact Info

Court Appointed Special Advocates of Orange County
1505 East Seventeenth Street
Suite 214
Santa Ana, CA 92705
tel: (714) 619-5151
fax: (714) 619-5152
EIN: 33-0069334

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Board Leadership

Patty Juarez
Chairwoman

CEO

Regan Phillips
CEO

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