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Burn Institute

Reducing burn injuries and deaths

four stars

93.01

8825 Aero Drive Suite 200
San Diego, CA 92123
tel: (858) 541-2277   Web Site
EIN: 23-7260718

Board Leadership
Gerald Davee
Chairman

CEO
Susan Day
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.01 four stars
  Financial 90.12 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Established in 1972, the Burn Institute is dedicated to reducing the number of burn injuries and deaths in San Diego and Imperial Counties through fire and burn prevention education, burn survivor support, and funding burn care research and treatment.

The Burn Institute's goal is a community in which all burn survivors have the resources and support to overcome the devastating psychological and physical effects of their injuries, and community members are educated on how to prevent fires and burns. Our programs fall into two categories: Fire and Burn Prevention and Burn Survivor Support. The Burn Institute is the sole organization in San Diego and Imperial Counties serving and specializing in burn survivor support.

Established in 1972, the Burn Institute is dedicated to reducing the number of burn injuries and deaths in San Diego and Imperial Counties through fire and burn prevention education, burn survivor support, and funding burn care research and treatment.

The Burn Institute's goal is a community in which all burn survivors have the resources and support to overcome the devastating psychological and physical effects of their injuries, and community members are educated on how to prevent fires and burns. Our programs fall into two categories: Fire and Burn Prevention and Burn Survivor Support. The Burn Institute is the sole organization in San Diego and Imperial Counties serving and specializing in burn survivor support.

Financial

four stars

90.12

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2021 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)
81.6%
  Administrative Expenses 9.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.28
  Program Expenses Growth 0.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Burn Institute on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Burn Institute on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Burn Institute (CA) 93.01 four stars
Cancer Lifeline (WA) 85.47 three stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of New Mexico (NM) 90.03 four stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Red River Valley (ND) 90.22 four stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Northwest Florida (FL) 90.38 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,458,031
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,458,031
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,458,031
   Other Revenue $46,061
TOTAL REVENUE $1,504,092
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,080,101
   Administrative Expenses $162,124
   Fundraising Expenses $146,550
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,388,775
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $115,317
   
Net Assets $1,753,083

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
Fire and Burn Prevention Education Programs $1,080,101 100.0%

Ratings History
Burn Institute has received 5 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 06/01/2021 93.01 four stars
2018-12 12/01/2019 92.92 four stars
2017-12 04/01/2019 98.17 four stars
2016-12 05/01/2018 95.12 four stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 90.07 four stars
2014-12 02/01/2017 89.86 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 86.19 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 80.54 three stars
2013-12 06/01/2015 80.01 three stars
2012-12 11/01/2013 80.08 three stars
2011-12 09/01/2012 75.19 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 23-7260718
Name in IRS Master File BURN INSTITUTE
NTEE Code T99
NTEE Classification Philanthropy, Voluntarism, and Grantmaking Foundations N.E.C.
NTEE Type Philanthropy, Voluntarism and Grantmaking Foundations
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (995) Described in section 509(a)(2) of the Code
(602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
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 September, 1973
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$89,995 6.48% Susan Day Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Burn Institute (CA) 93.01 four stars
Ryan House (AZ) 86.96 three stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Ozarks (MO) 87.20 three stars
Compassionate Care ALS (MA) 93.95 four stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Eastern Wisconsin (WI) 96.41 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Burn Institute
8825 Aero Drive
Suite 200
San Diego, CA 92123
tel: (858) 541-2277
fax: (858) 541-7179
EIN: 23-7260718

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Board Leadership

Gerald Davee
Chairman

CEO

Susan Day
Executive Director

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