EIN 43-1346617

Better Family Life

IRS 501(c) type
501(c)(3)
Num. employees
174
Year formed
1984
Most recent tax filings
2019-12-01
Description
To implement cultural, youth workforce development, housing, and educational programs that help promote innovate changes within families and targeted neighborhoods. To community service assistance to residents of the St. Louis metropolitan area, promo...
Total revenues
$14,071,631
2019
Total expenses
$9,786,005
2019
Total assets
$13,758,401
2019
Num. employees
174
2019

Program areas at Better Family Life

Youth Family and clinical services - a preventive and interventive program geared toward at-risk youths who are victims or potential victims of drug abuse and gang violence. Serves approximately 10,000 youths.
Community outreach - provide services to the community, including the publication and distribution of a monthly publication. Encompasses the identification, cultivation and expansion of the community to promote community development and to increase involvement in community activities.
Workforce development - program connects young adult job seekers that reside in the urban area of the st. louis region with Family - supportive work in targeted industries and occupations throughout the regional economy.

Grants made by Better Family Life

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Teen Pregnancy and Prevention PartnershipTeen Pregnancy & Prevention$23,746

Who funds Better Family Life

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
GrantmakerDescriptionAmount
Area Resources for Community and Human Services (ARCHS)Pilot Project Funding$1,607,790
NeighborWorks AmericaUnrestricted$192,000
Civic ProgressPublic Safety-Support Neighborhood Alliance Connecitng Residents To Social Services$160,000
...and 10 more grants received
Federal funding details
Federal agencyProgram nameAmount
Department of Health and Human ServicesTEMPORARY ASSISTANCE FOR NEEDY FAMILIES$3,110,743
Department of Health and Human ServicesTEENAGE PREGNANCY PREVENTION PROGRAM$589,748
Department of Health and Human ServicesCOMPETITIVE ABSTINENCE EDUCATION (CAE)$438,221
...and 10 more federal grants / contracts

Personnel at Better Family Life

NameTitleCompensation
Malik AhmedChief Executive Officer and President$132,222
Darryl CommingsController
Alex FennoyBoard Chair$0
Evelyn RiceVice Chair$0
Hazell GreenTreasurer and Finance Committe$0
...and 4 more key personnel

Financials for Better Family Life

RevenuesFYE 12/2019
Total grants, contributions, etc.$9,114,739
Program services$728,358
Investment income and dividends$15,382
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$-110,988
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$58,099
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$4,266,041
Total revenues$14,071,631

Form 990s for Better Family Life

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-122021-02-19990View PDF
2018-122019-12-26990View PDF
2017-122018-11-15990View PDF
2016-122017-12-01990View PDF
2015-122017-01-17990View PDF
...and 6 more Form 990s

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Community Action Program Belknap-Merrimack CountiesConcord, NH$23,711,572
Economic Opportunity Program (EOP)Elmira, NY$6,531,749
Community Action of East Central IndianaRichmond, IN$3,713,625
Capital Area Community Action AgencyTallahassee, FL$6,876,156
Data update history
August 2, 2022
Received grants
Identified 2 new grant, including a grant for $5,000 from Harlene and Marvin Wool Foundation
September 22, 2021
Received grants
Identified 7 new grant, including a grant for $1,607,790 from Area Resources for Community and Human Services (ARCHS)
August 22, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2019
April 29, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2018
April 3, 2021
Updated personnel
Identified 2 new personnel
Nonprofit Types
Civic / social organizationsBusiness and community development organizationsCharities
Issues
EducationHuman servicesCommunity improvementBusiness and industry
Characteristics
Fundraising eventsReceives government fundingCommunity engagement / volunteeringGala fundraisersTax deductible donations
General information
Address
5415 Page Blvd
Saint Louis, MO 63112
Metro area
St. Louis, MO-IL
County
St. Louis city, MO
Website URL
betterfamilylife.org/ 
Phone
(314) 367-3440
Facebook page
BetterFamilyLifeInc 
Twitter profile
@bflfamily 
IRS details
EIN
43-1346617
Fiscal year end
December
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
1984
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
Yes
Categorization
NTEE code, primary
S20: Community, Neighborhood Development, Improvement
NAICS code, primary
813410: Civic and Social Organizations
Parent/child status
Independent
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