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Bethesda-Chevy Chase Rescue Squad

Providing the highest level of fire, rescue and emergency medical services

four stars

90.71

5020 Battery Lane Bethesda, MD 20814
tel: (301) 652-0077   Web Site
EIN: 52-0583872

Board Leadership
Kenneth Holden
President

CEO
Edward G. (Ned) Sherburne
Fire and Rescue Chief

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.71 four stars
  Financial 87.50 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1937, the Bethesda-Chevy Chase Rescue Squad provides their community with the security and peace of mind that comes from having emergency services that are among the best in the United States. The Rescue Squad is a philanthropically operated, community supported organization that provides the highest level of fire, rescue, and emergency medical services for the communities of Bethesda, Chevy Chase, and Upper Northwest Washington, D.C.

Founded in 1937, the Bethesda-Chevy Chase Rescue Squad provides their community with the security and peace of mind that comes from having emergency services that are among the best in the United States. The Rescue Squad is a philanthropically operated, community supported organization that provides the highest level of fire, rescue, and emergency medical services for the communities of Bethesda, Chevy Chase, and Upper Northwest Washington, D.C.

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Financial

three stars

87.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 08/01/2018 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)
95.9%
  Administrative Expenses 1.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.53
  Program Expenses Growth -0.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 9.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Bethesda-Chevy Chase Rescue Squad on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Bethesda-Chevy Chase Rescue Squad on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Bethesda-Chevy Chase Rescue Squad (MD) 90.71 four stars
Community Shares of Colorado (CO) 87.97 three stars
Interfaith Community Services, California (CA) 92.90 four stars
Leaven (WI) 92.31 four stars
American Friends of Yad Eliezer (NJ) 94.69 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,678,912
   Federated Campaigns $30,304
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,709,216
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,709,216
   Other Revenue $219,612
TOTAL REVENUE $1,928,828
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,900,221
   Administrative Expenses $31,952
   Fundraising Expenses $60,550
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,992,723
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-63,895
   
Net Assets $3,168,669

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
Emergency Services $1,900,221 100.0%

Ratings History
Bethesda-Chevy Chase Rescue Squad has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 08/01/2018 90.71 four stars
2016-06 02/01/2018 90.85 four stars
2015-06 12/01/2016 91.44 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 86.60 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 84.96 three stars
2013-06 09/01/2014 83.69 three stars
2012-06 04/01/2013 86.03 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 52-0583872
Name in IRS Master File BETHESDA CHEVY CHASE RESCUE SQUAD INC
NTEE Code E62
NTEE Classification Ambulance, Emergency Medical Transport Services
NTEE Type Health - General and Rehabilitative
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (905) Testing products for public safety
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 August, 1949
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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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
Not compensated -- Kenneth Holden President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Bethesda-Chevy Chase Rescue Squad (MD) 90.71 four stars
Society of St. Vincent De Paul Archdiocesan Council of St. Louis (MO) 92.02 four stars
Crossroads Urban Center (UT) 94.78 four stars
Eva's Village (NJ) 95.49 four stars
Community Transportation Network (IN) 94.81 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Bethesda-Chevy Chase Rescue Squad
5020 Battery Lane
Bethesda, MD 20814
tel: (301) 652-0077
fax: (301) 656-6523
EIN: 52-0583872

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Board Leadership

Kenneth Holden
President

CEO

Edward G. (Ned) Sherburne
Fire and Rescue Chief

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