Health : Patient and Family Support

Project Sunshine

Providing educational, recreational, and social programs to children and families living with medical challenges.

four stars

99.43

211 East 43rd Street Suite 401
New York, NY 10017
tel: (212) 354-8035   Web Site
EIN: 22-3607512

Board Leadership
Joseph M. Weilgus
Chairman

CEO
Beatrice Kernan
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 99.43 four stars
  Financial 99.20 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1998, Project Sunshine provides free educational, recreational, and social programs to children facing medical challenges and their families. Project Sunshine empowers a dynamic and dedicated corps of over 15,000 volunteers to bring programming - recreational (arts), educational (tutoring and mentoring) and social service (HIV and nutritional counseling) - to 100,000 children facing medical challenges and their families in 175 cities across the United States and in four international locations: Canada, China, Israel, and Kenya.

Founded in 1998, Project Sunshine provides free educational, recreational, and social programs to children facing medical challenges and their families. Project Sunshine empowers a dynamic and dedicated corps of over 15,000 volunteers to bring programming - recreational (arts), educational (tutoring and mentoring) and social service (HIV and nutritional counseling) - to 100,000 children facing medical challenges and their families in 175 cities across the United States and in four international locations: Canada, China, Israel, and Kenya.

Results Information

Reported Results
Total in 2015
Number of volunteers
15,000
Number of participants engaged in programs
100,000
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Financial

four stars

99.20

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 08/01/2017 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)
82.2%
  Administrative Expenses 10.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.05
  Program Expenses Growth 19.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Project Sunshine on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Project Sunshine on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,706,451
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,295,483
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $4,001,934
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $4,001,934
   Other Revenue $-333,616
TOTAL REVENUE $3,668,318
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,643,242
   Administrative Expenses $292,566
   Fundraising Expenses $213,548
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,149,356
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $518,962
   
Net Assets $2,813,403

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$154,881 4.91% Beatrice Kernan Executive Director

Mission

Founded in 1998, Project Sunshine provides free educational, recreational, and social programs to children facing medical challenges and their families. Project Sunshine empowers a dynamic and dedicated corps of over 15,000 volunteers to bring programming - recreational (arts), educational (tutoring and mentoring) and social service (HIV and nutritional counseling) - to 100,000 children facing medical challenges and their families in 175 cities across the United States and in four international locations: Canada, China, Israel, and Kenya.

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Charity Contact Info

Project Sunshine
211 East 43rd Street
Suite 401
New York, NY 10017
tel: (212) 354-8035
fax: (212) 354-8052
EIN: 22-3607512

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Board Leadership

Joseph M. Weilgus
Chairman

CEO

Beatrice Kernan
Executive Director