St. Vincent de Paul is very accountable for what we say and do. We utilize a business-like approach to our work. That’s how we measure and manage our programs and evaluate their outcomes. Moving into the future, we will build on our more than 90-year record of working to help neighbors. We will enhance opportunities to strengthen our work by staying totally focused on our mission and by carefully managing all of our operations in a business-like fashion.
St. Vincent de Paul is a 501 (c) (3) Non-Profit
We are a non-profit charity. We have been in Seattle and King County since 1920. We were founded in 1833 in Paris, France.
About 90 Cents of Every Dollar to Programs
We know every donation makes a difference in someone’s life. We work hard to keep expenses low, so we can invest your donations in programs to help people. As a result, we are pleased we are able to keep about 90 cents of every $1 donated to us in programs with about 10 cents in administration and management. Learn more about our pledge of 90 cents of every $1 donated going to help people.
St. Vincent de Paul Receives Charity Navigator 4-Star Rating
For the second consecutive year, St. Vincent de Paul has been awarded the coveted Charity Navigator Four Star Rating. Only 18 percent of charities rated by Charity Navigator receive this distinction. Charity Navigator helps charitable givers make intelligent giving decisions by providing information on thousand of charities and by evaluating the financial health of each of these charities. In Seattle and King County, the organization rates close to 120 charities. Only 35 have the 4-star rating. Charity Navigator is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization. The Charity Navigator rating includes a number of key evaluation characteristics including financial management, accountability and transparency.
The Charity Navigator rating on St. Vincent de Paul is here for your review.
St. Vincent de Paul of Seattle|King County has received the Independent Charities of America Seal of distinction. The organization says “this prestigious award is given to non-profits which pass a rigorous review for being able to certify, document, and demonstrate on an annual basis that they meet the highest standards of public accountability, program effectiveness, and cost effectiveness.” Of the 1,000,000 charities operating in the United States today, it is estimated that less than one percent have been awarded this Seal.
We are pleased to let you know that St. Vincent de Paul is a Better Business Bureau (BBB) Accredited Charity, meeting all 20 Standards of BBB Charity Accountability and is a Seal Holder.
St. Vincent de Paul Seattle|King County IRS 990 & Audited Financial Statement
If you would like a copy of our IRS Form 990 or any other information about us, please feel free to contact our office and speak to our communications department at 206.767.9975, Extension 1104 at your convenience. Our IRS Form 990 and an Audited Financial Statement are listed below for your convenient access and review.