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Health : Patient and Family Support

Children's Burn Foundation

Giving New Hope

85.68

5000 Van Nuys Boulevard Suite 450
Sherman Oaks, CA 91403
tel: (818) 907-2822   Web Site
EIN: 95-3954352

Board Leadership
Kathleen Toppino
Chair

CEO
Sharon Townsend
Executive Director

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  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.68
  Financial 83.00
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00
This rating was published 03/01/2022 and includes data from FY2020, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Children's Burn Foundation is dedicated to providing support services for child burn survivors, ages 0-18 and their families, as well as burn prevention and fire safety education to thousands of children and caregivers in Southern California, nationally, and internationally. The Children's Burn Foundation is concerned with the Full Recovery of a child burn survivor, addressing not only their physical needs, but their psychological, emotional, and social recovery as well. We are the only known foundation that offers the Full Recovery Program for child burn survivors, locally, nationally, and internationally -- a unique blend of medical care, psycho-social support services, and daily living support to help young burn survivors achieve their full potential.

The Children's Burn Foundation is dedicated to providing support services for child burn survivors, ages 0-18 and their families, as well as burn prevention and fire safety education to thousands of children and caregivers in Southern California, nationally, and internationally. The Children's Burn Foundation is concerned with the Full Recovery of a child burn survivor, addressing not only their physical needs, but their psychological, emotional, and social recovery as well. We are the only known foundation that offers the Full Recovery Program for child burn survivors, locally, nationally, and internationally -- a unique blend of medical care, psycho-social support services, and daily living support to help young burn survivors achieve their full potential.

Financial

83.00

Accountability & Transparency

89.00

This rating was published 03/01/2022 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)
78.0%
  Administrative Expenses 8.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.06
  Program Expenses Growth -5.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Children's Burn Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Children's Burn Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Children's Burn Foundation (CA) 85.68
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Chattanooga (TN) 88.22
Ronald McDonald House of Delaware (DE) 87.74
Gilda's Club Chicago (IL) 89.11
Diabetes Youth Families (CA) 87.66

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,507,096
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,421,624
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,928,720
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $3,928,720
   Other Revenue $31,576
TOTAL REVENUE $3,960,296
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,463,185
   Administrative Expenses $220,200
   Fundraising Expenses $317,908
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,001,293
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,959,003
   
Net Assets $7,846,943

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
Full Recovery Program $1,145,747 78.3%
Burn Prevention and Education Programs $317,438 21.7%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2020-06 03/01/2022 85.68
2019-06 12/23/2020 87.22
2018-06 02/01/2020 93.31
2017-06 12/01/2018 94.96
2016-06 02/01/2018 92.73
2015-06 11/01/2016 92.67
2014-06 08/01/2016 92.06
2014-06 06/01/2016 90.67
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 12/22/2015 85.97
2013-06 12/01/2014 85.68
2012-06 02/01/2014 85.42
2011-06 08/01/2013 83.20

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 95-3954352
Name in IRS Master File CHILDRENS BURN FOUNDATION
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (161) Scientific research (diseases)
(994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
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 May, 1985
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$159,808 7.98% Sharon L. Townsend Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Children's Burn Foundation (CA) 85.68
Ronald McDonald House of Fort Worth (TX) 86.65
Cancer Support Team (NY) 86.20
The Boston House (MA) 90.57
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Northwest Florida (FL) 90.38

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Charity Contact Info

Children's Burn Foundation
5000 Van Nuys Boulevard
Suite 450
Sherman Oaks, CA 91403
tel: (818) 907-2822
fax: (818) 501-4005
EIN: 95-3954352

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Board Leadership

Kathleen Toppino
Chair

CEO

Sharon Townsend
Executive Director

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