Human Services : Children's and Family Services

Court Appointed Special Advocates of Orange County

Making a difference . . .one child at a time

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three stars

87.81

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

Board Leadership
Ted Nark
Chairman

CEO
Regan Phillips
CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.81 three stars
  Financial 83.03 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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.

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Financial

three stars

83.03

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 09/01/2018 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)
76.5%
  Administrative Expenses 8.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 14.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.73
  Program Expenses Growth 4.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 12.2%
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.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,297,137
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $300
   Fundraising Events $1,568,975
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $102,726
Total Contributions $2,969,138
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,969,138
   Other Revenue $405
TOTAL REVENUE $2,969,543
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,897,760
   Administrative Expenses $230,059
   Fundraising Expenses $386,446
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,514,265
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $455,278
   
Net Assets $1,790,964

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
Not compensated -- Regan Phillips Chief Executive Officer
Other Salaries of Note
$168,959 6.72% Kathryn Seebold Former Chief Executive Officer

Mission

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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Court Appointed Special Advocates of Orange County (CA) 87.81 three stars
Florida's Children First (FL) 90.65 four stars
Greater Richmond SCAN (VA) 87.55 three stars
Children's Advocacy Center of Collin County (TX) 91.85 four stars
Promises2Kids (CA) 93.55 four stars

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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

Ted Nark
Chairman

CEO

Regan Phillips
CEO