Senior Friendship Centers Inc
1888 Brother Geenen Way
Sarasota FL 34236
Mission
To promote health, dignity and quality of life throughout the journey of aging.
Leadership
CEO/Executive Director Mr. Robert J. Carter
Board Chair Mrs. Kathy Silverberg
Board Chair Company Affiliation Community Volunteer
History and Background
Organization DBA
DBA
The Friendship Centers
Tax Exempt Status Public Supported Charity
Awarded a competitive grant from Community Foundation in the last 5 years? Yes
Incorporation Year 1973
Financial Summary
 
 
Projected Revenue $12,810,796.00
Projected Expenses $12,810,796.00
Additional Documents
IRS Letter of Determination
IRS Letter
State Info
State Charitable Solicitations Permit Yes Apr 2015
State Registration Yes Apr 2012
Statements
Impact
More than 16% of Florida seniors face the threat of hunger; many skip meals to stretch food, pay rent, or buy medicine. The Friendship Centers have responded  by launching a Senior Hunger Initiative that has resulted in formation of a public-private special task force, mobilizing neighborhoods and communities for food drives. Last year the Friendship Centers served 321,489 meals in senior centers, neighborhood sites and delivered to homebound elders. 
 
Goal: Expand this collaborative initiative into other communities we serve, and increase education and access to available resources for hungry seniors.
More than 700 caregivers have been helped through the Friendship Centers Caregiver Resource Center. The Center offers a variety of educational programs for family caregivers, including  Powerful Tools for Caregivers, a six-week educational program emphasizing the importance of self care, This program has doubled collaborative partnerships, reduced family stress, improved communication skills and increased access to available resources for family caregivers. This year the program is expanding to include a Powerful Tools Graduate course, to provide ongoing support for caregivers.  
 
Goal: Broaden reach to neighboring counties; combine with other caregiver training.
The Friendship Centers hosted 22 national thought leaders and experts on Senior Economic Security at a day-long Symposium, resulting in a White Paper highlighting the deliberations and listing of best practices, potential business models and service delivery approaches that will lead to new partnerships and initiatives for the communities we serve. As a result of an Economic Security initiative launched this fall, hundreds of older adults are learning about how to better plan and deal with  economic issues. 
 
Goal: Build our capacity to provide personalized economic assistance and education for seniors.
The Friendship Centers medical/dental clinics participated in an 18-month collaboration with Sarasota County Health Department and Sarasota Memorial Hospital in strategic System of Care planning and development. This will impact the lives of thousands of low income and uninsured adults over the age of 55 by establishing a medical home, coordinated plans of care, and ongoing education around multiple chronic diseases.
 
Goal: Institute health information exchange between partners leveraging technology to enhance consumer health.
Background

Hundreds of thousands of older adults in Southwest Florida have benefited from Friendship Centers' programs and services since its founding in 1973. 

 First Generation 1973-1990

When the Friendship Centers were  founded in 1973 by Brother William Geenen, CSC, the focus was seeking cutting edge solutions to the challenges facing older adults. When a problem arose, someone came forward to help address it. Soon a network of senior centers brought people together to enjoy a meal, activities and socialize. Meals were delivered to the homebound. Programs were added to help older adults live independently. Adult day services called The Living Rooms provided a safe and caring place for older adults allowing their caregivers to work or have a little free time. Healthcare for low income seniors was addressed by clinics staffed by volunteer physicians, dentists, pharmacists, nurses, aides and other health professionals through clinics that became a national model for the delivery of healthcare.
 
Second Generation 1991-2006
 
The Friendship Centers developed the infrastructure to support its rapid growth. The SFC Foundation and endowment funds were established. Technology increased efficiency in reporting and operations. Education and wellness programs emphasized active and healthy aging. Friendship at Home, helping seniors at risk and Falls Prevention programs were added; and volunteerism was emphasized. Growth in agency bureaucracies led to an increasingly complex funding climate. Governmental funding no longer kept up with needs, resulting in waitlists for services.
 
Third Generation 2007-2012
 
A comprehensive approach to sustainable programming was implemented, along with a new image, logo, mission and website. Caregiver Resource Centers were added. Greater local competition for philanthropic dollars and increasing governmental funding limitations necessitated more efficient business models, including enhanced community partnerships to improve services and share costs. Fundraising efforts including more grant writing increased to augment shortfalls.
 
Return on Investment
 
Striving to maximize services in the most efficient and cost effective manner FC saves communities hundreds of thousands of dollars annually by consolidating resources under a single administrative umbrella, and working closely and cooperatively with other agencies to avoid duplication of services. Senior campuses provide easy and convenient access to services. The vision of People Helping People is carried forward by nearly a thousand volunteers who give time valued at more than $4 million annually, fulfilling their need for meaning and purpose in life by helping others.
Needs
  • Friendship at Home/Crisis Intervention  Emergency funds address at-risk senior survival needs.  Friendship at Home reaches those frail, isolated, and struggling for basic necessities. $25,000 will help close the gap between growing needs and stagnant resources.
  • Nutritional Meals are served at hub senior centers and are delivered to the homebound.  Federal funding is threatened for additional cuts. Private support in the amount of $35,000 will ensure seniors don’t go to bed hungry. 
  • Health Care Low-income, uninsured older adults receive medical/dental care through SFC's clinics, reducing emergency room visits at local hospitals and saving taxpayers. Volunteer retired physicians, dentists and supports staff are needed and $60,000 will support this cost effective, life-saving program.
  • Aging Wellness Senior Centers connect seniors to community maintain independence and continue contributing to society.
  • Caregiver Support  With 32% of SW Florida's population aged 60+, we face unprecedented caregiving demands.  SFC's Caregiver Resource Centers support, educate and connect families to help. $10,000 will provide marketing dollars to increase private pay clientele, improving sustainability.
Statement from the CEO/Executive Director
Statement from the Board Chair/Board President
Areas Served
Areas Served
Area
FL- Charlotte
FL- Lee
FL- DeSoto
FL- Manatee
FL- Sarasota
Service Categories
Primary Org Type Human Services
Secondary Org Type Health Care
Tertiary Org Type Food, Agriculture & Nutrition
Programs
Description

Senior Friendship Centers for Healthy Aging are a national model of healthcare for low income and uninsured adults. Since 1985, clinics in Sarasota, Venice, Naples and Fort Myers save their communities many millions of dollars. Retired volunteer physicians, dentists, nurses, pharmacists, hygienists, and ancillary staff contribute time valued in excess of $2.8 million annually, serving  3,649 patients, providing 12,776 patient visits, and offering medication assistance valued at more than $350,000 each year. Physicians operate under a limited license with the State of Florida in cooperation with the County Public Health units. Volunteers appreciate more time with patients than traditional practice permits and ongoing professional interaction with colleagues, as well as the opportunity to mentor college and university students who are introduced to gerontological medicine as interns at the clinic.

Budget $3,793,987
Category Health Care, General/Other Health Care, General/Other
Program linked to organizational strategy? Yes
Population Served Aging, Elderly, Senior Citizens Poor,Economically Disadvantaged,Indigent Unemployed, Underemployed, Dislocated
Short Term Success
In 2012, Friendship Centers Clinics saw 3649  unduplicated patients for medical and dental care. The total number of office visits exceeded 11,000.  
Long Term Success
Every day in our clinics, we see patients whose lives are transformed as a result of access to health and dental care. A smile restored means new confidence - from finding a job, to feeling comfortable and connected to one's community. Our volunteer doctors not only diagnose and treat basic illnesses, but also .work within the medical community to help patients access treatment As part of a community-wide healthcare safety net, the Centers' ultimate long-term goal is that 90% of low-income seniors have their medical and dental needs met through partnerships between Senior Friendship Centers, Public Health, local practitioners, labs, surgical centers and the formal heatlhcare systems. Chronic disease management, health and dental education, screenings and wellness programs will create a system and process to develop a savvy consumer clientele empowered to improve their lifestyle and therefore their ultimate health situation. Volunteer physicians, dentists, nurses and pharmacists will participate in this ongoing education and care, investing valuable time and expertise to improve overall community health and saving taxpayers by preventing the number of indigents misusing emergency rooms or requiring preventable hospital stays.
How Program is Monitored
Numbers were  tracked through an appointment record-keeping system providing monthly unduplicated numbers as well as total number of patient visits.

Patients will be surveyed randomly throughout the year to rate level of care and service. This feedback is shared with paid and volunteer staff and used to adapt and improve processes and service.
Examples of Program Success
A major focus for the Centers for Healthy Aging is chronic disease management - diabetes, high blood pressure, heart conditions - just to name a few. Approximately 80% of the patients enter the clinic with untreated or undiagnosed health conditions that, unmanaged, could lead to premature institutionalization or even death. After just a few short visits with a caring, volunteer healthcare professional, the majority of these patients return to a normal lifestyle with their condition under control. Screenings, early detection and treatment for cancer has saved literally thousands of lives since 1985.

In the dental program, proper oral health improves overall health and wellbeing. Beyond that, a partial or set of dentures for someone in their 50s or 60s who needs to work but is unemployed can mean a new lease on life, a job and self-sufficiency. With the ability to smile and interact with people again, their self esteem improves and hope is restored.
Description

Friendship at Home provides emergency intervention for at risk seniors, coordinates community resources to assist with rent and utilities payments, home safety/improvement, and other services necessary to keep older adults living independently.  Friendship at Home volunteers serve as friendly visitors and telephone reassurance callers for homebound elders.   

 
Home Delivered Meals Designed to meet the recommended dietary intake for older adults, SFC meals  are more than just a meal, in many cases they become the only contact with the world for isolated elders.
 
Adult Day Services  The Living Rooms Adult Day Services provide a  warm, friendly atmosphere where participants enjoy companionship, meaningful activities and entertainment in a licensed, safe environment allowing much needed personal or work time for their caregivers.
 
Caregiver Resource Centers  These one-stop locations offer access to local resources and broad caregiving information, education and connection to support, helping individuals and families throughout the caregiving journey. 
Budget $4,075,988
Category Human Services, General/Other Senior Services
Program linked to organizational strategy? Yes
Population Served Elderly and/or Disabled
Short Term Success
In 2012, The Friendship at Home Program helped 887 clients, providing 9,660 hours of service; 897 people received help with their energy bills through the EHEAP program;172,732 meals were delivered to homebound seniors. Senior Friendship Centers Adult Day Services provided 125,346 hours of care, and the Caregiver Resource Center served more than 725 caregivers, providing classes and educational programs, support groups, and information on programs and services in the community.
Long Term Success
Senior Friendship Centers' supportive aging services have been helping older adults in Southwest Florida age with dignity and independence for more than four decades. They are an investment in the health and well being of a generation of older adults - some  at risk and vulnerable to economic challenges, those who are isolated and alone, those who need assistance due to physical or mental challenges, and their caregivers. The need for these services continue to grow, met by our Friendship at Home, Home Delivered Meals, Adult Day Services and Caregiver Resource Centers which have successfully helped thousands of older adults in our communities deal with some of the most difficult challenges of aging. The demand will continue to growing with more people living longer than ever before. 
How Program is Monitored Friendship at Home and home-delivered meals programs are closely monitored internally by Senior Friendship Centers, and through Senior Solutions of Southwest Florida, an Area Agency on Aging. The Caregiver Resource Center is internally monitored, and client satisfaction surveys along with ongoing reports for grants received.
Examples of Program Success Senior Friendship Centers Supportive Aging programs provide support in time of need for older adults - they are the place to turn, when all else fails. Program successes range from helping to pay a utility bill when a crisis arises, to providing meals to a couple who can no longer get out to get groceries to cook for themselves. For  Elizabeth Delaney, now 111 years old, and other who receive adult day services, they extend longevity. For caregivers, adult day services provide  the much needed break needed to care for themselves, or to work. The Caregiver Resource Centers extend their services into the community with with information, education and support.
Description

Senior Centers Nationally accredited senior centers encourage healthy aging through exercise, entertainment, recreation, fitness, balance movement and falls prevention, lifelong learning and education. Senior Centers have become the place where seniors come to find services as well as to serve, through meaningful and purposeful volunteerism.

 
Friendship Cafes are welcoming venues offering meals and activities in social group settings, encouraging social interaction. Menus are developed to meet the recommended dietary intake for older adults. For more than 16% of seniors in Southwest Florida over the age of 60 facing the threat of hunger, SFC’s nutrition programs are literally a life-saver. 

 
Lifelong Learning  SFC sponsors the Road Scholar (formerly Elderhostel) international travel and education program, providing enrichment programs that draw on the rich cultural and natural beauty of the area.
Budget $2,633,273
Category Human Services, General/Other Senior Services
Program linked to organizational strategy? Yes
Population Served Aging, Elderly, Senior Citizens
Short Term Success In 2012, Senior Centers provided 36,284 visits for classes, programs and activities. Computer class offerings, including iPad, Macintosh and PC, continued to expand to meet the growing interest in technology.  A new touch screen registration process was initiated to monitor attendance and program participation. Client satisfaction surveys indicated 97% center participant satisfaction with programs. More than 148,757 meals were served at our Centers, augmented by educational and entertainment to enhance opportunities for social interaction as well as nutritious meals. The Road Scholar lifelong learning program served 773 adult learners from all over the country, introducing them to the cultural and natural resources of the area. 
Long Term Success Numerous studies have shown that the isolation and loneliness are major contributing factors to ill health as people age. The Friendship Centers have a 40 year history of providing a place where older adults benefit from activities, educational programs and social connection, as well as healthy meals served in a friendly atmosphere, all of which contribute to long-term wellness and longevity.  In 2012, 82% of Center attendees reported improved health and well being as a result of attending fitness classes.
How Program is Monitored In addition to internal ongoing monitoring and evaluation through client surveys, Senior Friendship Centers have twice earned Accreditation through the National Council on Aging's National Institute of Senior Centers, undergoing first a rigorous self- evaluation and further examination by a national team to ensure the highest standards of service.  The Friendship Cafes provide meals that are closely monitored by Senior Solutions, an Area Agency on Aging, to ensure they meet state and national requirements for congregate dining programs. Senior Friendship Centers Lifelong Learning programs are evaluated through satisfaction surveys and reviewed by the national Road Scholar program.
Examples of Program Success

Ninety-seven percent  customer satisfaction with Center services was reported for 2012, but even more telling testimony to the effectiveness of our healthy aging programs is found in the faces and comments of Center participants: "Senior Friendship Centers are a lifeline for me." “Before I started attending programs here I was lonely and depressed, I had lost my appetite and my purpose in life. Now I am part of a group of people...I’m no longer alone.” “I get satisfaction knowing I am helping others.” “ I enjoy learning new things,and  I look forward to eating a healthy meal with new friends."  Changes in our meals program including adding salad and hot meal options resulted in 87% customer satisfaction in 2012. Expanded lifelong learning opportunities through the Road Scholar program attract new visitors to the area to explore our cultural and natural environment,and  contribute to the local economy while encouraging local “commuters" to explore what's in their own backyard.

Description

SFC Volunteer Services More than 1,000 volunteers serve in nearly every aspect of the organization. Volunteer physicians, dentists, pharmacists, nurses, clinic aides and secretaries serve in our clinics. Meals are served by volunteers at SFC neighborhood sites and deliver them to the homebound seniors. At our nationally accredited senior centers, they teach classes and provide daily entertainment. Volunteers serve as friendly visitors and telephone reassurance callers to isolated seniors. They help in the adult day programs, and offer information and support to caregivers through the Caregiver Resource Centers. Volunteers help raise awareness through outreach, organize and host events to raise funds and serve in an advisory capacity and on our Board.

 
RSVP The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program in Lee County sponsored through SFC is a federally funded program that matches volunteers 55 and older with specific community needs in high impact programs improving quality of life in the community. Program areas include: Healthy Futures, Economic Opportunities, and Education. 
 
Budget $470,515
Category Human Services, General/Other Senior Services
Program linked to organizational strategy? Yes
Population Served Aging, Elderly, Senior Citizens General/Unspecified General/Unspecified
Short Term Success
Volunteers serve in every aspect of the organization, and are integral part of the its programs and services. In 2013, 1,045 volunteers contributed 67,606 hours with an in-kind value $3,012,87. Focus on Friendship, a new program designed to help recruit, inform and retain volunteers has successfully broadened awareness and knowledge of programs and volunteer opportunities. Volunteer Services has also increased community outreach and networking opportunities with other agencies and organizations, targeting specific departmental needs, including the medical and dental clinics.The RSVP (Retire Senior and Volunteer Program) has broadened volunteer opportunities for older adults in specific program areas in the community at large in Lee County.
Long Term Success Since Senior Friendship Centers' founding in 1973, volunteers have been and continue to be at the core of  its success. As we move forward, the thriving volunteer base we have developed will be vital in engaging and in serving the approaching population age wave of boomers and the fast growing demographic of elders age 80+. This spirit of volunteerism will be a profound social and economic benefit for the organization and communities, providing cost-effective solutions and saving tax payers hundreds of thousands of dollars in the future. The reciprocal benefit for volunteers is personal satisfaction,  improved health and wellness ultimately, extended longevity.
How Program is Monitored Each of these programs undergo regular monitoring  including volunteer satisfaction surveys, and reporting of volunteer hours. In addition,  RSVP in Lee County is  closely monitored by the Corporation for National  and Community Service to ensure programs meet federal program guidelines. 
Examples of Program Success For every paid staff member, there are approximately nine volunteers serving this organization, and indication of  how well volunteers are integrated into Senior Friendship Centers programs, and  how important important they are to its success on every level. The RSVP  program helps build capacity for extended community service, through outreach and volunteer recruitment, national days of service and special programs address community needs.
Comments
Program Comments by Organization
Health and Dental Clinics
 
It should be noted that although the budget for this program appears staggeringly generous, keep in mind the only volunteer value to be included in the organization's audit is that of the professional physicians, dentists and nurses. The Centers for Healthy Aging run on very lean staffing structure -- volunteers outnumber staff about 12 to one.
 
In actuality, the model for these clinics has changed with the economic and demographic environment. When the first clinic opened in 1985, patients were 60+ with many covered by Medicare. Over the years, in partnership with Public Health, that age criteria has been lowered -- first to 55 and then to 50 -- as the need began to grow in 2004. That segment is often unemployed, underemployed and uninsured. Public Health disallows the demand for a co-pay if a patient shows no income therefore drastically reducing the clinic's reimbursement capability.
 
Without Sarasota County and community support, we would be hard-pressed to provide this service. In fact, even with that support, these programs run below break even when factoring in write-offs for uncollectibles at each year-end.
CEO/Executive Director
Executive Director Mr. Robert J. Carter
CEO Term Start Aug 1987
Email rcarter@friendshipcenters.org
Experience Bob Carter is President & CEO of Senior Friendship Centers, Inc. serving with this multi-faceted Southwest Florida regional non-profit organization since 1987. Bob has more than thirty years management experience in the non-profit sector including service as a U.S. Army Officer. He holds a Bachelors Degree from the University of Tampa, a Masters Degree in Public Administration from Suffolk University in Boston, and has completed graduate-level studies in Gerontology at the University of South Florida - Sarasota. A strong community builder and older adult advocate, Bob has served as President of the Florida Association of Service Providers, Trustee for the Florida Council on Aging, Delegate to the 2005 White House Conference on Aging, and Chairman of the Sarasota County Seniors Advisory Council. He currently serves in a variety of leadership roles for numerous area councils, alliances and boards.
Staff
Full Time Staff 62
Part Time Staff 38
Volunteers 1050
Contractors 0
Staff Retention Rate % 71
Professional Development Yes
Management Reports to Board Yes
Organization Plans
Fundraising Plan Yes
Communication Plan Yes
Strategic Plan Yes
Strategic Plan Years 3
Strategic Plan Adopted Dec 2013
Management Succession Plan Yes
Policies and Procedures Yes
Continuity of Operations Plan Yes
Senior Staff
NameTitle
Mrs. Carla Bennison Vice President of Finance
Ms. Nancy Green-Irwin Executive Director Lee County
Ms. Erin McLeod Senior Vice President
Formal Evaluations
CEO Formal Evaluation Yes
Senior Management Formal Evaluation Yes
NonManagement Formal Evaluation Yes
Collaborations
From its inception, SFC has recognized the value of collaboration and works closely with various nonprofits and for-profit businesses to offer quality, cost-effective services and programs.

With the partnership of agencies like community foundations, United Way, Salvation Army, local food banks, and blood banks SFC is able to provide much needed resources to those most in need. Thanks to the cooperation of agencies/businesses like the Memory Disorder Clinic at Sarasota Memorial Healthcare System, Lee Memorial Healthcare System and Naples Community Hospital, the Alzheimer's Association, TideWell Hospice and JFCS, educational offerings are enhanced for seniors, families and caregivers. In-kind support from many for profit businesses provides products, supplies and sponsorships. Collaboration with local practicing physicians and healthcare organizations allows SFCs volunteer physicians and dentists to refer patients for required testing, screening and often surgical procedures.
 
In short, the family of People Helping People is far-reaching and those collaborations and partnerships make our community a better place to live, work and age.
Affiliations
AffiliationYear
Venice Area Chamber of Commerce2014
AFP (Association of Fundraising Professionals)2014
Florida Association of Food Banks2014
Feeding America2014
External Assessments and Accreditations
Assessment/AccreditationYear
National Institute for Senior Centers - Senior Center Accreditation2010
Awards
Awards
Award/RecognitionOrganizationYear
Innaugural Sapphire awardThe Blue Foundation for a Healthy Florida2006
Best Practices - Friendship at Home ProgramFlorida Council on Aging2003
Golden Appreciation Award Helen K. Fallert AwardSenior Solutions of Southwest Florida2005
Friendship Volunteer CenterNational Points of Light Foundation2004
Peter F. Drucker Award for Nonprofit Innovation -Fall Prevention InitiativePeter F. Drucker2006
National WinnerPaul Good Golden Softball Tournament2005
Outstanding Partner AwardCommunity Health Improvement Parternship2007
Award of Achievement in Older Volunteer Program Management, Centers for Healthy AgingMetlife Foundation and National Associatoin of Area Agencies on Aging2007
Risk Management Provisions
General Property Coverage and Professional Liability
Automobile Insurance and Umbrella or Excess Insurance
Umbrella or Excess Insurance
Blanket Personal Property
Commercial General Insurance
Commercial General Liability
Commercial General Liability and D and O and Umbrella or Excess and Automobile and Professional
Directors and Officers Policy
Fiduciary Liability
General Property Coverage
Liquor Liability
Special Event Liability
Workers Compensation and Employers' Liability
Government Licenses
Is your organization licensed by the Government? Yes
Policies
Nondiscrimination Policy Yes
Whistle Blower Policy Yes
Document Destruction Policy Yes
Directors and Officers Insurance Policy Yes
Comments
Leadership Comments by Organization
 
Management and succession planning was recently presented to the Board for review. It will be uploaded pending board approval.
 
The full board meets six times each year with additional regional meetings to discuss local issues.
Board Chair
Board Chair Mrs. Kathy Silverberg
Company Affiliation Community Volunteer
Board Term Jan 2014 to Dec 2016
Email Kathy.Silverberg@comcast.net
Board Members
Board Members
NameAffiliation
Mrs. Dale Adler MSWCommunity Volunteer
Dr. Richard Beebe MDCommunity Volunteer
Mr. Robert J. Carter Pres & CEO, Senior Friendship Centers, Inc.
Mr. John Counsell Community Volunteer
Mr. Robert Harris Retired
Mr. F. Douglas Heinlen Community Volunteer
Lance McKinney Esq.Osterhout & McKinney, PA
Dr. Kevin W. O'Neil MDBrookdale Senior Living Inc.
Mr. Harold Ronson Retired
Dr. Gloria Schranz DDSVolunteer dentist
Ms. Kathy Silverberg Community Volunteer
Dr. Albert Tripodi Community Volunteer
Mr. Carmen Valenti Community Volunteer
Mr. Carl E. Westman J.D., Esq.GrayRobinson, P.A.
Board Demographics - Ethnicity
African American/Black 1
Asian American/Pacific Islander 0
Caucasian 13
Hispanic/Latino 0
Native American/American Indian 0
Other 0 0
Board Demographics - Gender
Male 11
Female 3
Unspecified 0
Governance
Board Term Lengths 3
Board Term Limits 2
Board Orientation Yes
Board Meeting Attendance % 71
Number of Full Board Meetings Annually 3
Board Self-Evaluation No
Written Board Selection Criteria No
Written Conflict of Interest Policy Yes
Percentage of Board Making Monetary Contributions 100
Percentage of Board Making In-Kind Contributions 100
Constituency Includes Client Representation Yes
Standing Committees
Audit
Development / Fund Development / Fund Raising / Grant Writing / Major Gifts
Communications / Promotion / Publicity / Public Relations
Human Resources / Personnel
Fiscal Affairs
Executive
Board Governance
Comments
Governance Comments by Organization
Financial Info
Fiscal Year 2014
Projected Revenue $12,810,796.00
Projected Expenses $12,810,796.00
Endowment Value $6,690,000.00
Spending Policy Percentage
Spending Policy % 5
IRS Form 990s
Form 9902013
9902012
9902011
9902010
9902009
9902008
Audit/Financial Documents
Historical Financials
Revenue SourcesHelpThe financial analysis involves a comparison of the IRS Form 990 and the audit report (when available) and revenue sources may not sum to total based on reconciliation differences. Revenue from foundations and corporations may include individual contributions when not itemized separately.
Fiscal Year201320122011
Foundation and
Corporation Contributions
$401,902$327,239$365,903
Government Contributions$0$0$0
Federal$0$0$0
State$0$0$0
Local$0$0$0
Unspecified$0$0$0
Individual Contributions$1,416,249$1,213,659$734,229
$0$0$0
$9,291,770$9,495,802$10,670,614
Investment Income, Net of Losses$32,238$43,556$39,468
Membership Dues$0$0$0
Special Events$195,558$193,825$199,887
Revenue In-Kind$2,498,027$2,977,644$1,002
Other$100,749$80,449$81,767
Expense Allocation
Fiscal Year201320122011
Program Expense$10,155,704$10,364,840$11,292,514
Administration Expense$1,297,057$1,298,704$1,127,259
Fundraising Expense$0$0$0
Payments to Affiliates$0$0$0
Total Revenue/Total Expenses1.000.970.97
Program Expense/Total Expenses89%89%91%
Fundraising Expense/Contributed Revenue0%0%0%
Assets and Liabilities
Fiscal Year201320122011
Total Assets$8,293,711$8,106,639$8,292,283
Current Assets$3,906,766$3,920,196$3,996,104
Long-Term Liabilities$0$0$0
Current Liabilities$1,638,365$1,544,697$1,538,278
Total Net Assets$6,655,346$6,561,942$6,754,005
Top Funding Sources
Fiscal Year201320122011
Top Funding Source & Dollar AmountSupporting Aging Services $5,149,437Supporting Aging Services $4,994,463Supporting Aging Services $4,946,338
Second Highest Funding Source & Dollar AmountEldercare Nutrition Services $2,300,412Eldercare Nutrition Services $2,570,352Eldercare Nutrition $2,550,530
Third Highest Funding Source & Dollar AmountHealthy Aging Services $1,533,908Healthy Aging Services $1,620,361Healthy Aging Services $1,844,631
CEO Compensation
Co-CEO Compensation
Tax Credits No
Solvency
Short Term Solvency
Fiscal Year201320122011
Current Ratio: Current Assets/Current Liabilities2.382.542.60
Long Term Solvency
Fiscal Year201320122011
Long-Term Liabilities/Total Assets0%0%0%
Capital Campaign
Currently in a Capital Campaign? No
Capital Campaign Anticipated in Next 5 Years? Yes
Financials Comments
Financial Comments by Foundation Financials based on IRS Form 990s. Individual contributions include foundation and corporate support. Audits reconcile with tax returns.
Nonprofit Senior Friendship Centers Inc
Address 1888 Brother Geenen Way
Sarasota, FL 34236
Primary Phone 941 955-2122
CEO/Executive Director Mr. Robert J. Carter
Board Chair Mrs. Kathy Silverberg
Board Chair Company Affiliation Community Volunteer
Year of Incorporation 1973

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