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    Ronald McDonald House Charities of Madison

    Ronald McDonald House Charities of Madison


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    501(c)(3) organization

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    2716 Marshall Court
    Madison WI 53705


    Madison WI | IRS ruling year: 1994 | EIN: 39-1655790  


    Organization Mission

    The mission of Ronald McDonald House Charities of Madison is to create, find and support programs that directly improve the health and wellbeing of children and their families.

    Since 1993, RMHC-Madison has been keeping families with sick children close to each other while they receive medical care at area hospitals. Through three core programs - the Ronald McDonald House, the Ronald McDonald Family Room at SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital-Madison, and the Ronald McDonald Care Mobile - we provide access to quality healthcare to thousands of families annually.

    RMHC-Madison offers a "home-away-from-home" with comfortable rooms, healthy meals and a caring staff to assist families during this critical time. The financial burden of costly hotel and travel expenses for families living hours or even a plane ride away from their child's medical treatment is dramatically reduced, whether for a week, month or more than a year.

    We provide comfort, care and kindness when families need it most.


    Rating Information

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    This charity's score is 92%, earning it a Four-Star rating. If this organization aligns with your passions and values, you can give with confidence.

    This overall score is calculated from multiple beacon scores, weighted as follows: 90% Accountability & Finance, 10% Culture & Community. Learn more about our criteria and methodology.

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    • Impact & Results
    • Accountability & Finance
    • Culture & Community
    • Leadership & Adaptability
    Accountability & Finance
    Impact & ResultsAccountability & FinanceCulture & CommunityLeadership & Adaptability


    Accountability & Finance




    Most Recent Fiscal Year:
    FY 2022

    This beacon provides an assessment of a charity's financial health (financial efficiency, sustainability, and trustworthiness) and its commitment to governance practices and policies.

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    Key Accountability Metrics

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    Majority Independent Board Members - 100% independent members10 out of 10 points  
    Independent Board Size - 13 independent members10 out of 10 points  
    Financial Statements - Audit and Oversight Committee20 out of 20 points  
    Material Diversion of Assets - None20 out of 20 points  

    Tax Form Disclosures and Policies

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    Website Listed on Tax Form - Listed5 out of 5 points  
    Conflict of Interest Policy - Listed5 out of 5 points  
    Whistleblower Policy - Listed5 out of 5 points  
    Document Retention and Destruction - Listed5 out of 5 points  
    Documents Board Meeting Minutes - Yes5 out of 5 points  
    Tax Form Distributed to Board Before Filing - Missing0 out of 5 points  
    Loans to/from Officers - Missing5 out of 5 points  

    Website Disclosures

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    No Credit
    Tax Form Posted on Nonprofit's Website - Listed5 out of 5 points  

    Financial Metrics

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    Liabilities to Assets: Ratio - 1.19%25 out of 25 points  
    Program Expense: Ratio - 62.85%16 out of 25 points  
    Fundraising Efficiency: Ratio - $0.2422 out of 25 points  
    Working Capital: Ratio - 8.00 years25 out of 25 points  

    Additional Information

    Total Revenue and Expenses - Data Available  
    Salary of Key Persons - Data Available  
    IRS Published Data (Business Master File) - Data Available  
    Data Sources (IRS Forms 990) - Data Available  

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