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Health : Patient and Family Support

The Gathering Place, Beachwood

Facing Cancer-Embracing Life

three stars

88.64

23300 Commerce Park Beachwood, OH 44122
tel: (216) 595-9546   Web Site
EIN: 34-1879035

Board Leadership
David Ostro
Chair

CEO
Eileen Saffran
Founder & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.64 three stars
  Financial 84.23 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Gathering Place opened in January 2000 as a community-based cancer support center to fill an unmet need in the greater Cleveland community. The programs and services offered address the social, emotional, physical, and spiritual needs of individuals with cancer and their support network. The mission of The Gathering Place is to support, educate and empower individuals and families touched by cancer through programs and services provided free of charge. The Gathering Place serves all individuals with any type of cancer and their family and friends regardless of age, gender, race, ethnicity, religion, or sexual orientation. The clinical staff are all master's prepared and licensed and provide the highest quality standard of care.

The Gathering Place opened in January 2000 as a community-based cancer support center to fill an unmet need in the greater Cleveland community. The programs and services offered address the social, emotional, physical, and spiritual needs of individuals with cancer and their support network. The mission of The Gathering Place is to support, educate and empower individuals and families touched by cancer through programs and services provided free of charge. The Gathering Place serves all individuals with any type of cancer and their family and friends regardless of age, gender, race, ethnicity, religion, or sexual orientation. The clinical staff are all master's prepared and licensed and provide the highest quality standard of care.

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Financial

three stars

84.23

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 08/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
80.1%
  Administrative Expenses 7.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.42
  Program Expenses Growth 0.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Gathering Place, Beachwood on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Gathering Place, Beachwood on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Gathering Place, Beachwood (OH) 88.64 three stars
Project Sunshine (NY) 97.80 four stars
Connecticut Cancer Foundation (CT) 88.74 three stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southeastern Michigan (MI) 92.32 four stars
The Doorways (VA) 96.17 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,311,898
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $879,299
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,191,197
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $3,191,197
   Other Revenue $-105,983
TOTAL REVENUE $3,085,214
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,890,766
   Administrative Expenses $152,569
   Fundraising Expenses $283,462
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,326,797
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $758,417
   
Net Assets $8,289,299

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
Support Center $1,890,766 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 08/01/2018 88.64 three stars
2016-06 12/01/2017 90.23 four stars
2015-06 12/01/2016 90.82 four stars
2015-06 11/01/2016 90.40 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 91.75 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 91.25 four stars
2013-06 12/22/2014 91.62 four stars
2013-06 12/01/2014 91.36 four stars
2012-06 09/01/2013 91.01 four stars
2011-06 08/01/2012 94.91 four stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 94.10 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 11/01/2010 80.39 three 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 34-1879035
Name in IRS Master File GATHERING PLACE
NTEE Code P20
NTEE Classification Human Service Organizations - Multipurpose
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date January, 1999
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013

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

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$136,678 5.87% Eileen Saffran Chief Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Gathering Place, Beachwood (OH) 88.64 three stars
Burn Institute (CA) 95.12 four stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Las Vegas (NV) 87.83 three stars
The Sunshine Kids Foundation (TX) 96.36 four stars
Main Stay Therapeutic Farm (IL) 95.05 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

The Gathering Place, Beachwood
23300 Commerce Park
Beachwood, OH 44122
tel: (216) 595-9546
fax: (216) 595-9581
EIN: 34-1879035

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Board Leadership

David Ostro
Chair

CEO

Eileen Saffran
Founder & CEO

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