Human Services : Children's and Family Services

Common Threads

America's Kids Cooking for Life!

four stars

91.19

3811 Bee Caves Road Suite 108
Austin, TX 78746
tel: (512) 879-3379   Web Site
EIN: 20-0106847

Board Leadership
Art Smith
President

CEO
Linda Novick O'Keefe
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.19 four stars
  Financial 88.21 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of Common Threads is to educate low-income children on the importance of nutrition and physical wellbeing, empowering them to be agents of change for healthier families, schools, and communities. By providing children with a toolkit of knowledge and skills, we can help prevent childhood obesity and reverse the trend of generations of non-cookers, getting America's kids cooking for life!

The mission of Common Threads is to educate low-income children on the importance of nutrition and physical wellbeing, empowering them to be agents of change for healthier families, schools, and communities. By providing children with a toolkit of knowledge and skills, we can help prevent childhood obesity and reverse the trend of generations of non-cookers, getting America's kids cooking for life!

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2018
Students, Parents, and Teachers Served by Common Threads
106,000
Number of Total Program Hours Delivered by Common Threads
1,111,380
Number of Total Snacks and Meals Delivered by Common Threads
747,343
This impact information is current as of March 2020, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

three stars

88.21

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 12/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
80.7%
  Administrative Expenses 7.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.63
  Program Expenses Growth 6.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Common Threads on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Common Threads on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,869,465
   Federated Campaigns $37,500
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $756,639
Total Contributions $3,663,604
   Program Service Revenue $227,864
Total Primary Revenue $3,891,468
   Other Revenue $66,052
TOTAL REVENUE $3,957,520
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,024,584
   Administrative Expenses $264,186
   Fundraising Expenses $390,618
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,679,388
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $278,132
   
Net Assets $2,181,824

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$138,074 3.75% Linda Novick O'Keefe CEO

Mission

The mission of Common Threads is to educate low-income children on the importance of nutrition and physical wellbeing, empowering them to be agents of change for healthier families, schools, and communities. By providing children with a toolkit of knowledge and skills, we can help prevent childhood obesity and reverse the trend of generations of non-cookers, getting America's kids cooking for life!

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Charity Contact Info

Common Threads
3811 Bee Caves Road
Suite 108
Austin, TX 78746
tel: (512) 879-3379
EIN: 20-0106847

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Board Leadership

Art Smith
President

CEO

Linda Novick O'Keefe
Chief Executive Officer