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Ronald McDonald House Charities of Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana

Home away from home

four stars

96.26

1301 West 22nd Street Suite 905
Oak Brook, IL 60523
tel: (630) 623-5300   Web Site
EIN: 36-3532553

Board Leadership
Mike Kotynek
Chairman

CEO
Holly Buckendahl
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 96.26 four stars
  Financial 94.72 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

four stars

94.72

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2017 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)
75.3%
  Administrative Expenses 14.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 7.00
  Program Expenses Growth 10.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Ronald McDonald House Charities of Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Ronald McDonald House Charities of Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana (IL) 96.26 four stars
Cancer Support Community North Texas (TX) 90.47 four stars
National Foundation for Transplants (TN) 87.25 three stars
Little Bit Therapeutic Riding Center (WA) 88.00 three stars
National Organization for Rare Disorders (CT) 91.19 four stars

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Ronald McDonald House Charities of Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana (RMHC-CNI) provides a ‘home away from home' for families of pediatric patients being cared for in our partner hospitals, while also pro-actively reaching out to children in need with mobile medical and educational opportunities. We execute this mission via: our four Ronald McDonald Houses. The Ronald McDonald Family Room, Ronald McDonald Care Mobile, and the RMHC-CNI scholarship program.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,490,022
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $3,196,570
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $8,686,592
   Program Service Revenue $285,119
Total Primary Revenue $8,971,711
   Other Revenue $1,251,209
TOTAL REVENUE $10,222,920
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,778,086
   Administrative Expenses $1,116,211
   Fundraising Expenses $1,069,516
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $8,963,813
   
Payments to Affiliates $217,653
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,259,107
   
Net Assets $62,154,806

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
Ronald McDonald Houses $6,504,519 96.0%
Scholarship Program $212,500 3.1%
Care Mobile $61,067 0.9%

Ratings History
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 06/01/2017 96.26 four stars
2014-12 08/01/2016 92.49 four stars
2013-12 06/01/2016 91.78 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 08/01/2015 93.68 four stars
2012-12 06/01/2014 91.58 four stars
2011-12 08/01/2013 89.23 three stars
2010-12 08/01/2012 91.34 four 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 36-3532553
Name in IRS Master File RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE CHARITIES OF CHICAGOLAND AND NORTHWEST INDIANA
NTEE Code P30
NTEE Classification Children's, Youth Services
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
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 March, 2006
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • 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
$92,404 1.03% Holly Buckendahl Chief Executive Officer
Other Salaries of Note
$137,118 1.52% Douglas Porter Former Chief Executive Officer

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana (RMHC-CNI) provides a ‘home away from home' for families of pediatric patients being cared for in our partner hospitals, while also pro-actively reaching out to children in need with mobile medical and educational opportunities. We execute this mission via: our four Ronald McDonald Houses. The Ronald McDonald Family Room, Ronald McDonald Care Mobile, and the RMHC-CNI scholarship program.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana (IL) 96.26 four stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Chattanooga (TN) 91.61 four stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southeastern Michigan (MI) 91.83 four stars
Friends of United Hatzalah of Israel (NY) 95.05 four stars
Cancer Support Community North Texas (TX) 90.47 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana
1301 West 22nd Street
Suite 905
Oak Brook, IL 60523
tel: (630) 623-5300
fax: (630) 623-0808
EIN: 36-3532553

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Board Leadership

Mike Kotynek
Chairman

CEO

Holly Buckendahl
Chief Executive Officer

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