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Turnstone Center for Disabled Children and Adults

Turning disabilities into possibilities

four stars

92.63

3320 North Clinton Street Fort Wayne, IN 46805
tel: (866) 483-1278   Web Site
EIN: 35-0913541

Board Leadership
Tom Trent
Chairman

CEO
Mike Mushett
Chief Executive Officer

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.63 four stars
  Financial 90.38 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Turnstone Center for Children and Adults with Disabilities was founded in 1943 as the Allen County Society for Crippled Children. The agency began as an educational program with volunteers teaching six children with special needs. Through the years, the agency and its program offerings grew, and a new facility was found to house both the budding children's program; as well as a new program for adults with disabilities. It is our mission to enhance the lives of all persons with physical disabilities and their families. Turnstone is committed to inclusion and diversity in its activities, programs, hiring practices, and volunteer utilization.

Turnstone Center for Children and Adults with Disabilities was founded in 1943 as the Allen County Society for Crippled Children. The agency began as an educational program with volunteers teaching six children with special needs. Through the years, the agency and its program offerings grew, and a new facility was found to house both the budding children's program; as well as a new program for adults with disabilities. It is our mission to enhance the lives of all persons with physical disabilities and their families. Turnstone is committed to inclusion and diversity in its activities, programs, hiring practices, and volunteer utilization.

Financial

four stars

90.38

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 09/01/2018 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)
77.6%
  Administrative Expenses 16.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.03
  Program Expenses Growth 15.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 39.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Turnstone Center for Disabled Children and Adults on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Turnstone Center for Disabled Children and Adults on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Turnstone Center for Disabled Children and Adults (IN) 92.63 four stars
All About Developmental Disabilities (GA) 86.76 three stars
Providence Child Center Foundation (OR) 90.10 four stars
4 Paws for Ability (OH) 94.69 four stars
The Center for Individuals With Physical Challenges (OK) 86.57 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,616,063
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $190,662
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $46,607
Total Contributions $2,853,332
   Program Service Revenue $1,398,749
Total Primary Revenue $4,252,081
   Other Revenue $550,830
TOTAL REVENUE $4,802,911
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,924,003
   Administrative Expenses $715,453
   Fundraising Expenses $388,411
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,027,867
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,224,956
   
Net Assets $19,089,717

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
Instruction and Therapy $4,102,907 83.3%
Transportation $427,335 8.7%
Case Management And Counseling $303,291 6.2%
Equipment Assistance/ Ramps $90,470 1.8%

Ratings History
Turnstone Center for Disabled Children and Adults has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 09/01/2018 92.63 four stars
2016-06 02/01/2018 90.72 four stars
2015-06 09/01/2016 89.76 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 94.07 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 95.54 four stars
2013-06 08/01/2014 86.87 three stars
2012-06 08/01/2013 92.19 four stars
2011-06 05/01/2012 88.91 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 89.15 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 10/01/2010 81.75 three 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 35-0913541
Name in IRS Master File TURNSTONE CENTER FOR CHILDREN AND ADULTS WITH DISABILITIES INC
NTEE Code E50
NTEE Classification Rehabilitative Medical Services
NTEE Type Health - General and Rehabilitative
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (160) Aid to the handicapped (see also 031)
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 April, 1952
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 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
$109,586 1.81% Michael Mushett Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Turnstone Center for Disabled Children and Adults (IN) 92.63 four stars
The Mustard Seed (MS) 86.46 three stars
The Detroit Institute for Children (MI) 85.57 three stars
4 Paws for Ability (OH) 94.69 four stars
The Center for Individuals With Physical Challenges (OK) 86.57 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Turnstone Center for Disabled Children and Adults
3320 North Clinton Street
Fort Wayne, IN 46805
tel: (866) 483-1278
fax: (260) 484-5059
EIN: 35-0913541

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Board Leadership

Tom Trent
Chairman

CEO

Mike Mushett
Chief Executive Officer

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