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Metropolitan Family Service


This BBB Accredited Charity meets all 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.
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Name: Metropolitan Family Service
Phone: (503) 232-0007
Fax: (503) 232-9178
Address: 1808 SE Belmont St
Portland, OR 97214-2727
Website: www.metfamily.org
www.twitter.com/metfamilyorg
www.facebook.com/pages/Metropolitan-Family-Service/113169268723635?ref=ts
Report Creation Date: March 12, 2014
Report Expiration Date: May 28, 2016
Principal: Ms. Judy Strand, Chief Executive Officer
Customer Contact: Ms. Judy Strand, Chief Executive Officer - (503) 232-0007 or
Email Address:
Entity: Nonprofit
Incorporated: September 1950, OR
File Open Date: May 2007
Industry Classification: Charity - Human Services (i.e. assistance to individuals & families), Charity - Children & Youth, Charity - Elderly, Charity - Local, Charity - Other Charitable Organizations

Affiliates

Metropolitan Family Service does not have any affiliates, chapters, subsidiaries and/or other related entities.


Additional DBA Names

MFS

Stated Purpose

The mission of Metropolitan Family Service (MFS) is to help people move beyond the limitations of poverty, inequity and social isolation.

MFS delivers proven programs to help people succeed at home, in school and in the community. They are here to support parents and students, to help our older neighbors, to connect working families with vital resources and to energize volunteers and inspire future generations.

Their experienced and dedicated staff partner with volunteers, community members and a dedicated Board of Directors in order to make today's communities work.


Evaluation Conclusions

This organization has been evaluated according to the 20 BBB Standards for Charity Accountability. This organization meets all those Standards and is a BBB Accredited Charity.


Programs

MFS offers the following through a variety of programs and services:

Strengthening early childhood development and building youth success through collaboration and innovation -- so that every child gets a good start in life and has the opportunity to grow into healthy, educated, productive, and engaged members of our community.

Developing and promoting effective approaches to community-based health and wellness throughout the lifespan -- so that people are equipped to play an active role in their well-being and societal costs for healthcare can be reduced.

Advancing individual and family economic well-being -- so that people in our community can live with dignity, security and purpose.

Total Program Expenses:$5,129,370

Governance

Chief Executive Officer:Ms. Judy Strand, Chief Executive Officer
CEO Compensation:$82,858
Chair of the Board:Ms. Eva Kripalani
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation:Owner, Eva Kripalani Consulting
Board Size:19
Paid Staff Size:69 Full Time. 165 Part Time.

Fund Raising

Method(s) Used:MFS utilizes direct mail appeals, invitations to fundraising events, grant proposals and internet as its methods of fundraising.

MFS receives funding from government grants and contracts, private service fees and contracts, contributions and special events revenue.

According to its audited financial statements for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2013, it's fundraising expenses, $307,366, were 4% of related contributions, $7,616,101.


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.


Financial

According to Metropolitan Family Service's Audited financial statements for the year ended June 30, 2013:

Income
 Government Grants and Contracts$6,080,848
 Private service fees and contracts$751,807
 Contributions$1,383,855
 Special event revenue$285,699
 Less special event direct expenses$-134,301
 Miscellaneous$30,715
 Less pass-through revenue$-2,023,651
 Interest and dividends$157,179
 Gain on investments$288,307
 Investment Fees$-37,468
 Net earnings from beneficial interest in assets held by others$36,467
 Total Income:$6,819,457
 
Expenses  % of total
Expenses
% of total
Income
 Programs:$5,129,370 79.99%75.22%
 Fund Raising:$307,366 4.79%4.51%
 Administrative:$975,885 15.22%14.31%
 Other:$0 0.00%0.00%
 Total Expenses:$6,412,621
 
Excess of Income over Expenses$406,836
Beginning Net Assets$5,243,133
Ending Net Assets:$5,649,969
Total Assets$6,611,506
Total Liabilities$961,537

* Excess for the year indicates the portion of income remaining after expenses.


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ID: 22225701
Report as of December 26, 2014 17:15
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