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Camp Mak-A-Dream

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four stars

90.27

727 Camp Mak-A-Dream Road Gold Creek, MT 59733
tel: (406) 549-5987   Web Site
EIN: 81-0472959

Board Leadership
Margot O'Leary
President

CEO
Kim McKearnan
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.27 four stars
  Financial 91.74 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 11/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Camp Mak-A-Dream was founded in 1991 and began as a dream to bring sick children to see a working Montana ranch. Today, cost-free programs are offered throughout the year to children, teens, young adults and women with cancer, as well as programs for children who have a sibling or a parent with cancer. Since opening their doors, Camp Mak-A-Dream has welcomed more than 5,000 participants from across the United States, Canada, and several other countries. The campus is handicap accessible, including the pool, hot tub, zip line, cabins, restrooms and lodge. The Camp is also able to accommodate the medical needs of those in the midst of treatment due to the support of volunteer physicians and nurses.

Camp Mak-A-Dream was founded in 1991 and began as a dream to bring sick children to see a working Montana ranch. Today, cost-free programs are offered throughout the year to children, teens, young adults and women with cancer, as well as programs for children who have a sibling or a parent with cancer. Since opening their doors, Camp Mak-A-Dream has welcomed more than 5,000 participants from across the United States, Canada, and several other countries. The campus is handicap accessible, including the pool, hot tub, zip line, cabins, restrooms and lodge. The Camp is also able to accommodate the medical needs of those in the midst of treatment due to the support of volunteer physicians and nurses.

Financial

four stars

91.74

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 11/01/2018 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)
73.6%
  Administrative Expenses 16.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.36
  Program Expenses Growth 10.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Camp Mak-A-Dream on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Camp Mak-A-Dream on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Camp Mak-A-Dream (MT) 90.27 four stars
Casting for Recovery (MT) 93.18 four stars
Camp Good Days and Special Times (NY) 92.22 four stars
Camp For All (TX) 90.02 four stars
Camp Kesem National (CA) 94.69 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,048,924
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,048,924
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,048,924
   Other Revenue $527,182
TOTAL REVENUE $1,576,106
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,198,606
   Administrative Expenses $201,083
   Fundraising Expenses $112,627
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,512,316
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $63,790
   
Net Assets $5,487,905

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
Medically-supervised Camps for Cancer Patients $1,198,606 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 11/01/2018 90.27 four stars
2016-12 02/01/2018 81.94 three stars
2015-12 02/01/2017 84.43 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 79.99 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 11/01/2015 81.86 three stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 82.80 three stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 87.33 three 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 81-0472959
Name in IRS Master File CHILDRENS ONCOLOGY CAMP FOUNDATION
NTEE Code N20
NTEE Classification Recreational and Sporting Camps
NTEE Type Recreation, Sports, Leisure, Athletics
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (325) Camp
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 February, 1993
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, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012

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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$89,470 5.91% Kimberly McKearnan Executive Director, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Camp Mak-A-Dream (MT) 90.27 four stars
Camp Kudzu (GA) 85.47 three stars
Taylor Family Foundation (CA) 91.60 four stars
The Painted Turtle (CA) 93.06 four stars
Camp Kesem National (CA) 94.69 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Camp Mak-A-Dream
727 Camp Mak-A-Dream Road
Gold Creek, MT 59733
tel: (406) 549-5987
fax: (406) 549-5933
EIN: 81-0472959

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 1450
Missoula, MT 59806

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Board Leadership

Margot O'Leary
President

CEO

Kim McKearnan
Executive Director

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