An Organization You Can Trust

90 percent of all contributions are spent on services for children

2017-2018 Fiscal Year Expenditures for CEDARS Consolidated

For over seven decades, thousands of vulnerable children and youth have found refuge and a new beginning at CEDARS. One of Nebraska’s most trusted child-service organizations, CEDARS makes sure that children feel safe and secure. At the same time, we’re giving parents, foster families, and partnering agencies the support they need to care effectively for children.

CEDARS is committed to financial responsibility. In the last fiscal year, CEDARS consolidated agencies spent 90% of all expenditures on services for children. Percentages are based on the formula set forth by the Better Business Bureau’s Wise Giving Alliance, whose standard recommends at least 65% of an organization’s total expenses be spent on program activities.


The Nebraska-based child caring organization has been nationally accredited since 1995.