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John Tracy Clinic

The leading diagnostic and education center for young children with hearing loss

three stars

83.42

806 West Adams Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 90007
tel: (213) 748-5481   Web Site
EIN: 95-1642393

Board Leadership
Michael Barker
Chair

CEO
Cathleen Mathes
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 83.42 three stars
  Financial 79.30 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 11/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

John Tracy Clinic was founded in 1943 by Louise and Spencer Tracy, whose son, John, was born deaf. Our mission is to provide parent-centered services to young children with hearing loss locally and globally. JTC is the world's largest private provider of services to newborns and young children with-or at risk for-hearing loss. JTC is the only institution in Southern California to provide audiological, developmental and educational services for children with hearing loss from birth through age 5 and their parents. JTC also offers services to parents in all 50 states and more than 60 countries through distance education. JTC provides exclusively spoken-language programs so that hearing-impaired children become prepared for mainstream classrooms. JTC offers an accredited master's and credential program to help meet the national demand for auditory/oral teachers of the deaf. JTC serves 25,000 families per year.

John Tracy Clinic was founded in 1943 by Louise and Spencer Tracy, whose son, John, was born deaf. Our mission is to provide parent-centered services to young children with hearing loss locally and globally. JTC is the world's largest private provider of services to newborns and young children with-or at risk for-hearing loss. JTC is the only institution in Southern California to provide audiological, developmental and educational services for children with hearing loss from birth through age 5 and their parents. JTC also offers services to parents in all 50 states and more than 60 countries through distance education. JTC provides exclusively spoken-language programs so that hearing-impaired children become prepared for mainstream classrooms. JTC offers an accredited master's and credential program to help meet the national demand for auditory/oral teachers of the deaf. JTC serves 25,000 families per year.

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Financial

two stars

79.30

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 11/01/2019 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)
73.8%
  Administrative Expenses 14.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.28
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 8.16
  Program Expenses Growth -1.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by John Tracy Clinic on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by John Tracy Clinic on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
John Tracy Clinic (CA) 83.42 three stars
Anchor Center for Blind Children (CO) 88.49 three stars
JBI International (NY) 89.94 three stars
Happy Hands Education Center (OK) 90.74 four stars
Helen Keller Services (NY) 87.89 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,145,033
   Federated Campaigns $562
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $173,713
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,319,308
   Program Service Revenue $705,495
Total Primary Revenue $2,024,803
   Other Revenue $24,279,007
TOTAL REVENUE $26,303,810
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,721,564
   Administrative Expenses $589,511
   Fundraising Expenses $379,912
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,690,987
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $22,612,823
   
Net Assets $30,123,946

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Parent-Centered Services $2,120,254 77.9%
Graduate Program $527,852 19.4%
Public Information and Education $73,458 2.7%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-08 11/01/2019 83.42 three stars
2017-08 12/01/2018 81.85 three stars
2016-08 12/22/2017 82.08 three stars
2015-08 11/01/2016 82.36 three stars
2014-08 06/01/2016 86.08 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-08 10/01/2015 81.60 three stars
2013-08 11/01/2014 76.78 two stars
2012-08 10/01/2013 76.83 two stars
2011-08 10/01/2012 79.18 two stars
2010-08 06/01/2012 82.36 three stars
2010-08 11/01/2011 76.68 two stars
2009-08 09/20/2011 81.79 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-08 02/01/2011 88.43 three stars
2008-08 10/01/2009 86.75 three stars
2007-08 11/01/2008 87.44 three stars
2006-08 08/01/2007 84.56 three stars
2005-08 05/01/2006 81.48 three stars
2004-08 12/01/2005 90.74 four stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 95-1642393
Name in IRS Master File JOHN TRACY CLINIC
NTEE Code P87
NTEE Classification Deaf/Hearing Impaired Centers, Services
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (154) Health clinic
(30) School, college, trade school, etc.
(160) Aid to the handicapped (see also 031)
Foundation Status Hospital or medical research organization 170(b)(1)(A)(iii)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Central - the organization is a parent (group ruling) and is not a church or 501(c)(1) organization.
Group Name JOHN TRACY CLINIC
Ruling Date April, 1973
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End August
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • August, 2017
  • August, 2016
  • August, 2015
  • August, 2014
  • August, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$162,030 4.38% J. Gaston Kent President & CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
John Tracy Clinic (CA) 83.42 three stars
Miami Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired (FL) 98.23 four stars
Anchor Center for Blind Children (CO) 88.49 three stars
The Colorado Center for the Blind (CO) 89.31 three stars
Happy Hands Education Center (OK) 90.74 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

John Tracy Clinic
806 West Adams Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90007
tel: (213) 748-5481
fax: (213) 749-1651
TTY: (213) 747-2924
EIN: 95-1642393

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Board Leadership

Michael Barker
Chair

CEO

Cathleen Mathes
President, CEO

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