Charity Review

Metropolitan Family Service

Meets Standards
(503) 232-0007 1808 SE Belmont St, Portland OR 97214-2727

Standards for Charity Accountability

  1. 1. Board Oversight
  2. 2. Board Size
  3. 3. Board Meetings
  4. 4. Board Compensation
  5. 5. Conflict of Interest
Measuring Effectiveness
  1. 6. Effectiveness Policy
  2. 7. Effectiveness Report
  1. 8. Program Expenses
  2. 9. Fund Raising Expenses
  3. 10. Accumulating Funds
  4. 11. Audit Report
  5. 12. Detailed Expense Breakdown
  6. 13. Accurate Expense Reporting
  7. 14. Budget Plan
Fund Raising & Info
  1. 15. Truthful Materials
  2. 16. Annual Report
  3. 17. Website Disclosures
  4. 18. Donor Privacy
  5. 19. Cause Marketing Disclosures
  6. 20. Complaints
  1. Conclusions
  2. Purpose
  3. Tax Status
  4. Financial

Metropolitan Family Service meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.


Business incorporated: 09/06/1950 in OR

Also Known As: MFS

Tax Status

This organization is tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. It is eligible to receive contributions deductible as charitable donations for federal income tax purposes.


The following information is based on Metropolitan Family Service's Audited Financial Statements for the fiscal year ending Sunday, June 30, 2013.

Source of Funds
Government Grants and Contracts $6,080,848.00
Private service fees and contracts $751,807.00
Contributions $1,383,855.00
Special event revenue $285,699.00
Less special event direct expenses ($134,301.00)
Miscellaneous $30,715.00
Less pass-through revenue ($2,023,651.00)
Interest and dividends $157,179.00
Gain on investments $288,307.00
Investment Fees ($37,468.00)
Net earnings from beneficial interest in assets held by others $36,467.00
Total Income: $6,819,457.00
Fusion Chart
Fundraising Expenses: $30,736,600.00
Administrative Expenses: $97,588,500.00
Total Expenses: $128,325,100.00
Expenses in Excess of Income: $121,505,643.00
Beginning Net Assets: $524,313,300.00
Ending Net Assets: $564,996,900.00
Total Liabilities: $96,153,700.00
Total Assets: $0.00

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