Sunrise Children's Services

The information on this page was last updated 2/29/2024. If you see errors or omissions, please email: [email protected]


Summary

Sunrise Children's Services provides care and hope to hurting families and children through Christ-centered ministries. Sunrise Children's Services, Inc. is a historic 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Since 1869, this nonprofit ministry has continuously affiliated with Kentucky Baptists. Today, Sunrise provides therapeutic foster care, residential therapeutic treatment, and community-based services statewide; and its family services program is licensed by the Commonwealth of Kentucky as a Behavioral Health Services Organization (BHSO).

Sunrise Children's Services operates three therapeutic residential centers, one psychiatric residential treatment center, five foster care regions with 11 foster care offices, family services and an independent living program that helps aging-out kids. Sunrise Children's Services provides care for close to 1,000 kids and family members throughout the state of Kentucky.


Contact information

Mailing address:
Sunrise Children's Services
300 Hope Street
P.O. Box 1429
Mt. Washington, KY 40047

Website: sunrise.org

Phone: 502-538-1000

Email: [email protected]


Organization details

EIN: 610597273

CEO/President: Dale Suttles

Chairman: Wesley Fowler

Board size: 20

Founder:

Ruling year: 1980

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 08/31

Member of ECFA: No

Member of ECFA since:


Purpose

We are a Christian ministry that, through God's direction and leadership, reaches out to children and families with Christ's love and compassion. We are committed to presenting a clear message of Christian values.


Mission statement

Sunrise Children's Services provides care and hope for hurting families and children through Christ-centered ministries.


Statement of faith

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Transparency grade

C

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Adoption/Foster Care

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating996 of 111228 of 32
Fund acquisition rating764 of 111320 of 32
Resource allocation rating738 of 111322 of 32
Asset utilization rating1047 of 111231 of 32

Financial ratios

Funding ratiosSector median20232022202120202019
Return on fundraising efforts Return on fundraising efforts =
Fundraising expense /
Total contributions
10%16%11%6%6%16%
Fundraising cost ratio Fundraising cost ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total revenue
4%3%2%2%2%2%
Contributions reliance Contributions reliance =
Total contributions /
Total revenue
60%20%22%35%31%15%
Fundraising expense ratio Fundraising expense ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total expenses
4%3%2%3%2%2%
Other revenue reliance Other revenue reliance =
Total other revenue /
Total revenue
40%80%78%65%69%85%
 
Operating ratiosSector median20232022202120202019
Program expense ratio Program expense ratio =
Program services /
Total expenses
84%81%82%86%86%87%
Spending ratio Spending ratio =
Total expenses /
Total revenue
101%97%97%87%86%102%
Program output ratio Program output ratio =
Program services /
Total revenue
85%79%79%75%74%88%
Savings ratio Savings ratio =
Surplus (deficit) /
Total revenue
-1%3%3%13%14%-2%
Reserve accumulation rate Reserve accumulation rate =
Surplus (deficit) /
Net assets
1%2%2%9%13%-1%
General and admin ratio General and admin ratio =
Management and general expense /
Total expenses
11%15%15%11%11%11%
 
Investing ratiosSector median20232022202120202019
Total asset turnover Total asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total assets
1.040.600.560.500.630.71
Degree of long-term investment Degree of long-term investment =
Total assets /
Total current assets
1.353.654.324.824.714.42
Current asset turnover Current asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total current assets
1.742.182.422.402.983.12
 
Liquidity ratiosSector median20232022202120202019
Current ratio Current ratio =
Total current assets /
Total current liabilities
13.545.214.775.725.354.77
Current liabilities ratio Current liabilities ratio =
Total current liabilities /
Total current assets
0.070.190.210.170.190.21
Liquid reserve level Liquid reserve level =
(Total current assets -
Total current liabilities) /
(Total expenses / 12)
5.414.453.934.123.283.04
 
Solvency ratiosSector median20232022202120202019
Liabilities ratio Liabilities ratio =
Total liabilities /
Total assets
10%13%13%12%19%18%
Debt ratio Debt ratio =
Debt /
Total assets
0%6%7%7%7%13%
Reserve coverage ratio Reserve coverage ratio =
Net assets /
Total expenses
84%145%156%177%127%115%

Financials

Balance sheet
 
Assets20232022202120202019
Cash$3,601,016$1,945,919$766,275$952,443$54,885
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$2,704,974$2,291,810$2,333,033$2,482,950$2,802,672
Short-term investments$4,870,181$4,607,961$5,393,196$4,629,407$5,666,806
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$11,176,171$8,845,690$8,492,504$8,064,800$8,524,363
Long-term investments$0$0$0$14,700$14,700
Fixed assets$14,503,196$14,793,590$14,633,750$14,521,793$14,588,110
Other long-term assets$15,146,616$14,588,855$17,780,734$15,369,179$14,517,037
Total long-term assets$29,649,812$29,382,445$32,414,484$29,905,672$29,119,847
Total assets$40,825,983$38,228,135$40,906,988$37,970,472$37,644,210
 
Liabilities20232022202120202019
Payables and accrued expenses$2,146,576$1,855,980$1,485,591$1,508,299$1,788,061
Other current liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total current liabilities$2,146,576$1,855,980$1,485,591$1,508,299$1,788,061
Debt$2,613,698$2,687,176$2,887,305$2,534,963$4,801,490
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$696,628$327,207$351,366$3,342,019$370,076
Total long-term liabilities$3,310,326$3,014,383$3,238,671$5,876,982$5,171,566
Total liabilities$5,456,902$4,870,363$4,724,262$7,385,281$6,959,627
 
Net assets20232022202120202019
Without donor restrictions$18,649,353$16,997,649$16,491,222$13,810,658$14,428,599
With donor restrictions$16,719,728$16,360,123$19,691,504$16,774,533$16,255,984
Net assets$35,369,081$33,357,772$36,182,726$30,585,191$30,684,583
 
Revenues and expenses
 
Revenue20232022202120202019
Total contributions$5,005,350$4,971,330$8,309,964$8,792,026$3,801,634
Program service revenue$19,939,423$16,781,495$14,697,746$18,407,745$20,923,623
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$82,268$345,446$481,274$750,047$1,352,605
Other revenue$82,754$28,679$97,179$15,277$84,521
Total other revenue$20,104,445$17,155,620$15,276,199$19,173,069$22,360,749
Total revenue$25,109,795$22,126,950$23,586,163$27,965,095$26,162,383
 
Expenses20232022202120202019
Program services$19,776,671$17,551,760$17,572,777$20,681,684$23,045,260
Management and general$3,755,616$3,281,713$2,303,016$2,759,787$2,970,019
Fundraising$818,465$533,991$534,274$569,409$600,238
Total expenses$24,350,752$21,367,464$20,410,067$24,010,880$26,615,517
 
Change in net assets20232022202120202019
Surplus (deficit)$759,043$759,486$3,176,096$3,954,215($453,134)
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets$759,043$759,486$3,176,096$3,954,215($453,134)

Compensation

NameTitleCompensation
Larry Dale SuttlesPresident/CEO$185,627
Guy K GoodnerCFO, Retired$112,812
David BourneCFO$72,415

Compensation data as of: 8/31/2023


Response from ministry

No response has been provided by this ministry.


The information below was provided to MinistryWatch by the ministry itself. It was last updated 2/29/2024. To update the information below, please email: [email protected]


History

At the close of the Civil War, families in Kentucky were left devastated. As a border state with torn loyalties, Kentucky saw families split and broken by the conflict. Death, sickness, and the poverty that followed left many children orphaned with no one to care for them. Since our beginnings as a ministry, Sunrise continues to be fueled by a faithful dedication to God's call for His people to be the hands and feet of Jesus in caring for innocent children. We have helped to transform thousands of lives over the years, and your continued support enables us to make a difference in lives today and for years to come. Thank you for being part of our proud history.


Program accomplishments

The Joint Commission has given Gold Seal accreditation to Sunrise, and the respected BHSO maintains other professional licenses and accreditation needed for comprehensive therapeutic child care.


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