Human Services : Children's and Family Services

Common Threads

America's Kids Cooking for Life!

four stars

90.43

P.O. Box 163930 Austin, TX 78716
tel: (512) 879-3379   Web Site
EIN: 20-0106847

Board Leadership
Angie Cooper
President

CEO
Linda Novick O'Keefe
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.43 four stars
  Financial 86.48 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Common Threads is a national nonprofit that provides children and families cooking and nutrition education to encourage healthy habits that contribute to wellness. We equip under-resourced communities with information to make affordable, nutritious and appealing food choices wherever they live, work, learn, and play. We know that food is rooted in culture and tradition so we promote diversity in our lessons and recipes, encouraging our participants to celebrate the world around them.

Common Threads is a national nonprofit that provides children and families cooking and nutrition education to encourage healthy habits that contribute to wellness. We equip under-resourced communities with information to make affordable, nutritious and appealing food choices wherever they live, work, learn, and play. We know that food is rooted in culture and tradition so we promote diversity in our lessons and recipes, encouraging our participants to celebrate the world around them.

Financial

three stars

86.48

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 03/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
77.7%
  Administrative Expenses 8.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.50
  Program Expenses Growth 6.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.7%
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 $2,187,018
   Federated Campaigns $128,849
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $18,601
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $964,531
Total Contributions $3,298,999
   Program Service Revenue $203,604
Total Primary Revenue $3,502,603
   Other Revenue $17,742
TOTAL REVENUE $3,520,345
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,719,348
   Administrative Expenses $457,759
   Fundraising Expenses $631,728
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,808,835
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-288,490
   
Net Assets $1,893,334

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$138,074 3.62% Linda Novick O'Keefe CEO

Mission

Common Threads is a national nonprofit that provides children and families cooking and nutrition education to encourage healthy habits that contribute to wellness. We equip under-resourced communities with information to make affordable, nutritious and appealing food choices wherever they live, work, learn, and play. We know that food is rooted in culture and tradition so we promote diversity in our lessons and recipes, encouraging our participants to celebrate the world around them.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Common Threads (TX) 90.43 four stars
Nebraska Children and Families Foundation (NE) 96.66 four stars
Judi's House (CO) 85.51 three stars
One Simple Wish (NJ) 91.39 four stars
Arizona Helping Hands (AZ) 98.23 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Common Threads
P.O. Box 163930
Austin, TX 78716
tel: (512) 879-3379
EIN: 20-0106847

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Board Leadership

Angie Cooper
President

CEO

Linda Novick O'Keefe
Chief Executive Officer