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Burn Institute

Reducing burn injuries and deaths

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four stars

95.12

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

Board Leadership
Gerald S. Davee
Chairman

CEO
Susan Day
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 95.12 four stars
  Financial 93.11 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Burn Institute is a nonprofit health agency dedicated to reducing the number of burn injuries and deaths in San Diego and Imperial counties. Founded in 1972, one of the Institute's first accomplishments was to help establish the UCSD Regional Burn Center. Today, the Burn Institute continues to: reach thousands of children and adults each year with lifesaving fire and burn prevention education and conduct burn survivor support programs that help children and adults cope with the devastating psychological and physical effects of their injuries.

The Burn Institute is a nonprofit health agency dedicated to reducing the number of burn injuries and deaths in San Diego and Imperial counties. Founded in 1972, one of the Institute's first accomplishments was to help establish the UCSD Regional Burn Center. Today, the Burn Institute continues to: reach thousands of children and adults each year with lifesaving fire and burn prevention education and conduct burn survivor support programs that help children and adults cope with the devastating psychological and physical effects of their injuries.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2017
Number of children directly taught fire and burn prevention education.
23,931
Estimated number of individuals reached with fire and burn prevention information through media.
200,000
Number of burn survivors and their family members/caregivers served.
1,000
Number of community events attended to distribute fire and burn prevention and burn survivor support information.
62
Number of senior households provided with smoke alarm installations and fire and burn prevention information.
1,157
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This impact information is current as of November 2018, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. Impact information published on this organization's rating page has no effect on its rating at this time.

Financial

four stars

93.11

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 05/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
94.2%
  Administrative Expenses 4.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.12
  Program Expenses Growth 3.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.1%
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) 95.12 four stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Pittsburgh (PA) 86.27 three stars
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Shanti (CA) 86.47 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,420,449
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,420,449
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,420,449
   Other Revenue $49,688
TOTAL REVENUE $1,470,137
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,076,764
   Administrative Expenses $51,508
   Fundraising Expenses $15,421
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,143,693
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $326,444
   
Net Assets $1,298,891

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 $1,076,764 100.0%

Ratings History
Burn Institute has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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
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  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012

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
$74,026 6.47% Susan Day Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Burn Institute (CA) 95.12 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 S. Davee
Chairman

CEO

Susan Day
Executive Director

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