Human Services : Social Services

Assistance League of Austin

Providing direct services to children and adults in Greater Austin

89.95

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

Board Leadership
Peggy Besand
President

CEO
Peggy Besand
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.95
  Financial 85.79
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 12/23/2021 and includes data from FY2020, 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; 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; 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

85.79

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 12/23/2021 and includes data from FY2020, 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)
83.7%
  Administrative Expenses 3.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.05
  Program Expenses Growth 1.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.5%
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.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,105,168
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,105,168
   Program Service Revenue $36,684
Total Primary Revenue $1,141,852
   Other Revenue $34,095
TOTAL REVENUE $1,175,947
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,073,547
   Administrative Expenses $34,741
   Fundraising Expenses $185,545
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,293,833
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-117,886
   
Net Assets $3,965,102

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
Not compensated -- Teresa Hartman President

Mission

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; 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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Assistance League of Austin (TX) 89.95
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Sacred Heart Community Service (CA) 94.69

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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

Peggy Besand
President

CEO

Peggy Besand
President