Human Services : Children's and Family Services

Thornwell Home for Children

A joyful Christian community offering hope and wholeness to children and families

four stars

94.43

302 South Broad Street Clinton, SC 29325
tel: (888) 310-9387   Web Site
EIN: 57-0314418

Board Leadership
Mary Martin
Chair

CEO
Elliot Smith
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.43 four stars
  Financial 96.41 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Thornwell Home for Children is all about helping children and youth - caring for them, nurturing them, helping prepare them to become the faithful individuals God created them to be. Founded in 1875, today Thornwell is a vital ministry of the Presbyterian Church, serving children and families throughout the three-state region of the Synod of the South Atlantic - South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida. Each year, Thornwell's referral network receives more than 300 calls from families in crisis; and, each year, more than 120 children find their way to our home. Most come to us battered and broken, frightened, full of sadness and despair. We offer them a safe haven; a warm, loving, family-style community in which to grow and thrive.

Thornwell Home for Children is all about helping children and youth - caring for them, nurturing them, helping prepare them to become the faithful individuals God created them to be. Founded in 1875, today Thornwell is a vital ministry of the Presbyterian Church, serving children and families throughout the three-state region of the Synod of the South Atlantic - South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida. Each year, Thornwell's referral network receives more than 300 calls from families in crisis; and, each year, more than 120 children find their way to our home. Most come to us battered and broken, frightened, full of sadness and despair. We offer them a safe haven; a warm, loving, family-style community in which to grow and thrive.

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Financial

four stars

96.41

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
81.2%
  Administrative Expenses 8.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.91
  Program Expenses Growth 12.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Thornwell Home for Children on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Thornwell Home for Children on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $6,887,113
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $560,429
Total Contributions $7,447,542
   Program Service Revenue $2,066,090
Total Primary Revenue $9,513,632
   Other Revenue $1,385,186
TOTAL REVENUE $10,898,818
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $7,896,688
   Administrative Expenses $865,013
   Fundraising Expenses $901,551
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $9,663,252
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,235,566
   
Net Assets $52,613,542

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$130,835 1.35% Rev. Elliot Smith President

Mission

Thornwell Home for Children is all about helping children and youth - caring for them, nurturing them, helping prepare them to become the faithful individuals God created them to be. Founded in 1875, today Thornwell is a vital ministry of the Presbyterian Church, serving children and families throughout the three-state region of the Synod of the South Atlantic - South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida. Each year, Thornwell's referral network receives more than 300 calls from families in crisis; and, each year, more than 120 children find their way to our home. Most come to us battered and broken, frightened, full of sadness and despair. We offer them a safe haven; a warm, loving, family-style community in which to grow and thrive.

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Charity Contact Info

Thornwell Home for Children
302 South Broad Street
Clinton, SC 29325
tel: (888) 310-9387
EIN: 57-0314418

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Board Leadership

Mary Martin
Chair

CEO

Elliot Smith
President