Human Services : Children's and Family Services

Common Threads

America's Kids Cooking for Life!

four stars

91.24

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 91.24 four stars
  Financial 88.28 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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!

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Financial

three stars

88.28

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 02/01/2019 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)
79.0%
  Administrative Expenses 7.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.15
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.57
  Program Expenses Growth 22.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.1%
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 $3,145,299
   Federated Campaigns $25,000
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $6,090
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $154,431
Total Contributions $3,330,820
   Program Service Revenue $217,209
Total Primary Revenue $3,548,029
   Other Revenue $227,253
TOTAL REVENUE $3,775,282
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,044,837
   Administrative Expenses $293,098
   Fundraising Expenses $472,460
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,810,395
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-35,113
   
Net Assets $1,903,692

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$138,074 3.62% 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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Common Threads (TX) 91.24 four stars
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University City Children's Center (MO) 85.48 three stars

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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