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Health : Medical Research (Grantmaking)

TIRR Foundation

Connecting Knowledge...and Enhancing Lives.

three stars

88.45

4605 Post Oak Place Suite 222
Houston, TX 77027
tel: (713) 877-0488   Web Site
EIN: 76-0185588

Board Leadership
Larry Phillips
President

CEO
Cynthia Adkins
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.45 three stars
  Financial 87.94 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 03/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Institute for Rehabilitation and Research (TIRR) Foundation seeks to improve the lives of people who have sustained central nervous system damage through injury or disease. TIRR Foundation created, directs and funds Mission Connect, a collaborative neurotrauma research project. Mission Connect is focused on the discovery of preventions, treatments and cures for central nervous system damage caused by brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, and neurodegenerative diseases. TIRR Foundation also supports youth programs including a summer camp and sports team for wheelchair dependent children. To aid with the rehabilitation of patients, TIRR Foundation provides funding to purchase critical equipment within one of Houston's premier rehabilitation outpatient clinics.

The Institute for Rehabilitation and Research (TIRR) Foundation seeks to improve the lives of people who have sustained central nervous system damage through injury or disease. TIRR Foundation created, directs and funds Mission Connect, a collaborative neurotrauma research project. Mission Connect is focused on the discovery of preventions, treatments and cures for central nervous system damage caused by brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, and neurodegenerative diseases. TIRR Foundation also supports youth programs including a summer camp and sports team for wheelchair dependent children. To aid with the rehabilitation of patients, TIRR Foundation provides funding to purchase critical equipment within one of Houston's premier rehabilitation outpatient clinics.

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Financial

three stars

87.94

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 03/01/2018 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)
77.8%
  Administrative Expenses 12.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.15
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.86
  Program Expenses Growth 48.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 15.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by TIRR Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by TIRR Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
TIRR Foundation (TX) 88.45 three stars
Foundation for Orthopaedic Research and Education (FL) 87.90 three stars
Arthritis National Research Foundation (CA) 100.00 four stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,489,963
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $356,163
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,846,126
   Program Service Revenue $2,475
Total Primary Revenue $3,848,601
   Other Revenue $700,030
TOTAL REVENUE $4,548,631
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,600,892
   Administrative Expenses $517,394
   Fundraising Expenses $293,918
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,412,204
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $136,427
   
Net Assets $17,439,141

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
Mission Connect $3,373,035 93.7%
Providing Support to the TIRR Memorial Hermann Hospital $227,857 6.3%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 03/01/2018 88.45 three stars
2015-12 04/01/2017 84.46 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 83.91 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 79.25 two stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 71.61 two stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 71.89 two stars
2011-12 06/01/2013 88.49 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 76-0185588
Name in IRS Master File INSTITUTE FOR REHABILITATION & RESEARCH FOUNDATION
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 (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, 1987
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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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
$196,000 4.44% Cynthia J. Adkins Executive Director

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TIRR Foundation (TX) 88.45 three stars
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Charity Contact Info

TIRR Foundation
4605 Post Oak Place
Suite 222
Houston, TX 77027
tel: (713) 877-0488
fax: (713) 877-0501
EIN: 76-0185588

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Board Leadership

Larry Phillips
President

CEO

Cynthia Adkins
Executive Director

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