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Human Services : Social Services

Assistance League of Austin

Providing direct services to children and adults in Greater Austin

four stars

94.47

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

Board Leadership
Kathy Hurwitz
President

CEO
Kathy Hurwitz
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.47 four stars
  Financial 92.19 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

four stars

92.19

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 11/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
83.4%
  Administrative Expenses 4.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.05
  Program Expenses Growth 4.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.4%
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) 94.47 four stars
Interfaith Community Services, California (CA) 94.15 four stars
Chicago Lights (IL) 88.09 three stars
Rockwall County Helping Hands (TX) 86.74 three stars
Together We Cope (IL) 89.66 three stars

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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

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,015,219
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,015,219
   Program Service Revenue $40,310
Total Primary Revenue $1,055,529
   Other Revenue $29,505
TOTAL REVENUE $1,085,034
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $899,886
   Administrative Expenses $35,908
   Fundraising Expenses $119,317
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,055,111
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $29,923
   
Net Assets $3,999,171

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 $549,519 61.1%
Toy Cart $109,463 12.2%
Assistance League Scholarships $100,969 11.2%

Ratings History
Assistance League of Austin has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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, 2015
  • May, 2014
  • May, 2013
  • May, 2012
  • May, 2011

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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
Not compensated -- Mary Elledge President

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

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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

Kathy Hurwitz
President

CEO

Kathy Hurwitz
President

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