Health : Patient and Family Support

CaringBridge

Because no one should go through a health journey alone.

three stars

87.95

2750 Blue Water Road Suite 275
Eagan, MN 55121
tel: (651) 452-7940   Web Site
EIN: 42-1529394

Board Leadership
Bruce Smith
Board Chair

CEO
Liwanag Q. Ojala
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.95 three stars
  Financial 82.97 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

CaringBridge is working toward a single vision: a world where no one goes through a health journey alone. In order to turn this vision into reality, we've made it our mission to build bridges of care and communication providing love and support on a health journey. CaringBridge is a global nonprofit social network dedicated to helping family and friends communicate with and support loved ones during a health journey. Thanks to our compassionate donors, anyone, anywhere can create a free personal website to easily share updates and receive the love and strength they need from their community during an illness or injury. A free personal website can be started at any time to share important information quickly during any type of health crisis.

Since 1997, more than 900,000 CaringBridge websites have been created. Combined, they have received more than 2.5 billion visits. Today, a new CaringBridge site is created for every 12 minutes for someone experiencing a health crisis.

CaringBridge is working toward a single vision: a world where no one goes through a health journey alone. In order to turn this vision into reality, we've made it our mission to build bridges of care and communication providing love and support on a health journey. CaringBridge is a global nonprofit social network dedicated to helping family and friends communicate with and support loved ones during a health journey. Thanks to our compassionate donors, anyone, anywhere can create a free personal website to easily share updates and receive the love and strength they need from their community during an illness or injury. A free personal website can be started at any time to share important information quickly during any type of health crisis.

Since 1997, more than 900,000 CaringBridge websites have been created. Combined, they have received more than 2.5 billion visits. Today, a new CaringBridge site is created for every 12 minutes for someone experiencing a health crisis.

Financial

three stars

82.97

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 04/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
77.9%
  Administrative Expenses 11.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.31
  Program Expenses Growth 23.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 20.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by CaringBridge on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by CaringBridge on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $9,523,579
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $9,523,579
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $9,523,579
   Other Revenue $221,897
TOTAL REVENUE $9,745,476
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $8,955,633
   Administrative Expenses $1,114,181
   Fundraising Expenses $968,073
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $11,037,887
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,292,411
   
Net Assets $3,049,333

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$224,767 2.03% Liwanag Q. Ojala Chief Executive Officer

Mission

CaringBridge is working toward a single vision: a world where no one goes through a health journey alone. In order to turn this vision into reality, we've made it our mission to build bridges of care and communication providing love and support on a health journey. CaringBridge is a global nonprofit social network dedicated to helping family and friends communicate with and support loved ones during a health journey. Thanks to our compassionate donors, anyone, anywhere can create a free personal website to easily share updates and receive the love and strength they need from their community during an illness or injury. A free personal website can be started at any time to share important information quickly during any type of health crisis.

Since 1997, more than 900,000 CaringBridge websites have been created. Combined, they have received more than 2.5 billion visits. Today, a new CaringBridge site is created for every 12 minutes for someone experiencing a health crisis.

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Charity Contact Info

CaringBridge
2750 Blue Water Road
Suite 275
Eagan, MN 55121
tel: (651) 452-7940
fax: (651) 681-7115
EIN: 42-1529394

Mail donations to:
Donation Processing Center
P.O. Box 6032
Albert Lea, MN 56007

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Board Leadership

Bruce Smith
Board Chair

CEO

Liwanag Q. Ojala
Chief Executive Officer