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Health : Patient and Family Support

Eblen Charities

Assisting those in our community in times of need

three stars

89.39

50 Westgate Parkway Asheville, NC 28806
tel: (828) 255-3066   Web Site
EIN: 56-1758077

Board Leadership
Sonya Greck
Chairman

CEO
William Murdock
Chief Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.39 three stars
  Financial 85.00 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

three stars

85.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 03/01/2017 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)
85.5%
  Administrative Expenses 3.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.41
  Program Expenses Growth 12.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 22.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Eblen Charities on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Eblen Charities on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Eblen Charities (NC) 89.39 three stars
The Sunshine Kids Foundation (TX) 91.79 four stars
The Shea Center for Therapeutic Riding (CA) 87.99 three stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Las Vegas (NV) 89.81 three stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Phoenix (AZ) 92.23 four stars

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Founded in 1991, The Eblen Charities' outreach extends throughout the counties of western North Carolina and through its numerous programs has helped thousands upon thousand of families each year with medical and emergency assistance. Today, Eblen Charities has become one of North Carolina's most innovative and effective social enterprises. They also offer programs focused on education, housing, and energy assistance for families in the community who are facing financial burdens and the effects that illness and disabilities often bring.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,810,779
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,842,844
Total Contributions $4,653,623
   Program Service Revenue $178,779
Total Primary Revenue $4,832,402
   Other Revenue $240,216
TOTAL REVENUE $5,072,618
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,797,971
   Administrative Expenses $230,155
   Fundraising Expenses $211,609
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,239,735
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-167,117
   
Net Assets $2,040,886

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
Medical Assistance $4,797,971 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 03/01/2017 89.39 three stars
2014-12 07/01/2016 84.09 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 83.84 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 03/01/2016 81.58 three stars
2013-12 02/01/2016 75.10 two stars
2013-12 08/01/2015 72.94 two stars
2012-12 07/01/2014 89.81 three stars
2012-12 04/01/2014 82.28 three stars
2011-12 05/01/2013 65.34 one star

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

EIN 56-1758077
Name in IRS Master File EBLEN CHARITIES
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 (301) Fundraising athletic or sports event
(602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
(569) Referral service (social agencies)
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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, 1992
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, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$69,400 1.32% William J. Murdock President and CEO

Founded in 1991, The Eblen Charities' outreach extends throughout the counties of western North Carolina and through its numerous programs has helped thousands upon thousand of families each year with medical and emergency assistance. Today, Eblen Charities has become one of North Carolina's most innovative and effective social enterprises. They also offer programs focused on education, housing, and energy assistance for families in the community who are facing financial burdens and the effects that illness and disabilities often bring.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Eblen Charities (NC) 89.39 three stars
Any Baby Can of San Antonio (TX) 89.33 three stars
Gilda's Club New York City (NY) 85.55 three stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Pennsylvania (PA) 96.88 four stars
Rofeh Cholim Cancer Society (NY) 85.11 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Eblen Charities
50 Westgate Parkway
Asheville, NC 28806
tel: (828) 255-3066
fax: (828) 255-3775
EIN: 56-1758077

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Board Leadership

Sonya Greck
Chairman

CEO

William Murdock
Chief Executive Director

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