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Human Services : Social Services

Assistance League of Austin

Providing direct services to children and adults in Greater Austin

four stars

96.46

4901 Burnet Road Austin, TX 78756
tel: (512) 458-3716   Web Site
EIN: 23-7307276

Board Leadership
Judy Kennedy
President

CEO
Judy Kennedy
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 96.46 four stars
  Financial 95.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Assistance League of Austin (ALA) is an organization of dedicated volunteers providing direct services that address specific, basic needs of children and adults in schools, hospitals and senior facilities in Greater Austin, significantly improving the quality of their lives. Founded in 1973, more than 59,000 service hours were volunteered by members during the fiscal year June 1, 2011 - May 31, 2012. Our programs include: Assault Survivor Kits; Bus With Us, which brings senior citizens on scenic outings; Operation School Bell, providing school essentials to kids; Assistance League scholarships for Austin Community College; Toy Cart, gives toys and books to children at Dell Children's Medical Center; Operation Wish List, provides teachers with instructional materials, Fresh Start, provides foster youth with household items as they age out of the foster care system. Waste Not, which re-distributes unusable items from other non-profits; and outreach programs providing one-time services

Assistance League of Austin (ALA) is an organization of dedicated volunteers providing direct services that address specific, basic needs of children and adults in schools, hospitals and senior facilities in Greater Austin, significantly improving the quality of their lives. Founded in 1973, more than 59,000 service hours were volunteered by members during the fiscal year June 1, 2011 - May 31, 2012. Our programs include: Assault Survivor Kits; Bus With Us, which brings senior citizens on scenic outings; Operation School Bell, providing school essentials to kids; Assistance League scholarships for Austin Community College; Toy Cart, gives toys and books to children at Dell Children's Medical Center; Operation Wish List, provides teachers with instructional materials, Fresh Start, provides foster youth with household items as they age out of the foster care system. Waste Not, which re-distributes unusable items from other non-profits; and outreach programs providing one-time services

Financial

four stars

95.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2018 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)
85.1%
  Administrative Expenses 3.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.57
  Program Expenses Growth 11.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Assistance League of Austin on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Assistance League of Austin on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Assistance League of Austin (TX) 96.46 four stars
Crossroads Urban Center (UT) 94.78 four stars
Society of St. Vincent de Paul - Phoenix (AZ) 94.30 four stars
Sharing Connections (IL) 90.62 four stars
Memorial Assistance Ministries (TX) 95.05 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,147,879
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,147,879
   Program Service Revenue $39,262
Total Primary Revenue $1,187,141
   Other Revenue $28,741
TOTAL REVENUE $1,215,882
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,036,532
   Administrative Expenses $38,999
   Fundraising Expenses $140,453
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,215,984
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-102
   
Net Assets $4,051,567

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
Operation School Bell $589,737 56.9%
Assistance League Scholarships $165,757 16.0%
Toy Cart $103,606 10.0%

Ratings History
Assistance League of Austin has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-05 06/01/2018 96.46 four stars
2016-05 12/01/2017 93.86 four stars
2015-05 11/01/2016 94.47 four stars
2014-05 06/01/2016 90.74 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-05 11/01/2015 86.69 three stars
2013-05 04/01/2014 85.11 three stars
2012-05 02/01/2014 88.17 three stars
2012-05 08/01/2013 87.84 three stars
2011-05 04/01/2012 88.16 three stars
2010-05 09/20/2011 87.57 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-05 10/01/2010 83.80 three stars
2008-05 08/01/2009 84.55 three stars
2007-05 11/01/2008 82.40 three stars
2006-05 06/01/2007 87.12 three stars
2005-05 03/01/2007 79.18 two 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 23-7307276
Name in IRS Master File ASSISTANCE LEAGUE OF AUSTIN TEXAS INC
NTEE Code S80
NTEE Classification Community Service Clubs
NTEE Type Community Improvement, Capacity Building
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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, 1974
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End May
IRS Forms 990
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  • May, 2017
  • May, 2016
  • May, 2015
  • May, 2014
  • May, 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
Not compensated -- Kathy Hurwitz President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Assistance League of Austin (TX) 96.46 four stars
Person-to-Person (CT) 91.99 four stars
The Brother Benno Foundation (CA) 95.89 four stars
People's Resource Center (IL) 93.91 four stars
Memorial Assistance Ministries (TX) 95.05 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Assistance League of Austin
4901 Burnet Road
Austin, TX 78756
tel: (512) 458-3716
fax: (512) 458-4600
EIN: 23-7307276

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Board Leadership

Judy Kennedy
President

CEO

Judy Kennedy
President

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