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How We're Funded

In Fiscal Year 2011, 79% of Covenant House Funding came from private donors and foundations. 18%  of expenses went to fundraising, 11% to administration, and 71% of all funds went to direct services to help kids. Financial integrity keeps us focused on homeless kids. 


Covenant House Annual Reports and Financial Statements

Covenant House is committed to wisely and efficiently using every dollar you donate by ensuring that the maximum amount possible goes to help homeless kids across United States, Canada, and Latin America.

Covenant House received a three-star charity rating from Charity Navigator, America's premier independent charity evaluator, indicating that Covenant House "exceeds or meets industry standards and performs as well as or better than most charities in its Cause." Covenant House also meets all 20 of the comprehensive and demanding standards of the Better Business Bureau Wise Giving Alliance.

Covenant House focuses on making sure our programs work for kids. Please read our Commitment to Accountability and Transparency.

How Many We Helped in 2012

  • A total of 61,597 youth were served last year.
  • On average, 1,721 youth were sheltered at Covenant House every night of the year in 2012.
  • A total of 628,267 nights of shelter were provided.
  • Residential and Community Service Center programs cared for 25,577 youth.
  • Outreach served an additional 36,020 youth - nearly five thousand more than in 2011.
  • NINELINE received 8,176 crisis calls.
  • Acercatel (Mexico helpline) received 4,775 crisis calls.

Covenant House Annual Reports and Financial Statements

Covenant House is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Our board and staff maintain the very highest standards and level of professionalism in managing the funds entrusted to us for our youth.

If you would like to learn more, please do not hesitate to review any of the following documents.

Our Latest Annual Report

Consolidated Financial Statements

IRS Form 990s

To request a hard copy of our audited financial statement, please contact us.