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Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Texas

Keeping families close by providing a home away from home for families.

three stars

89.49

1315 Barbara Jordan Boulevard Austin, TX 78723
tel: (512) 472-9844   Web Site
EIN: 74-2277664

Board Leadership
Tala Matchett
President

CEO
Carolyn Schwarz
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.49 three stars
  Financial 85.14 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Texas creates, finds and supports programs that directly improve the health and well being of children and their families. For more than 31 years Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Texas has been providing a home- away-from-home for families with critically ill or injured children receiving treatment at Central Texas hospitals. Our family-centered care supports the healing process for children, reduces financial burdens for families, provides critical psycho-social support, enhances clinical outcomes and helps families resume normal activities more quickly. Through the Ronald McDonald House and Ronald McDonald Family Rooms, RMHC CTX provides resources so families can stay together during a time of greatest need. The Happy Wheels Cart program brings items directly to families in the hospitals. The Healing Hearts program supports families who have lost children by providing financial burial assistance and bereavement counseling.

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Texas creates, finds and supports programs that directly improve the health and well being of children and their families. For more than 31 years Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Texas has been providing a home- away-from-home for families with critically ill or injured children receiving treatment at Central Texas hospitals. Our family-centered care supports the healing process for children, reduces financial burdens for families, provides critical psycho-social support, enhances clinical outcomes and helps families resume normal activities more quickly. Through the Ronald McDonald House and Ronald McDonald Family Rooms, RMHC CTX provides resources so families can stay together during a time of greatest need. The Happy Wheels Cart program brings items directly to families in the hospitals. The Healing Hearts program supports families who have lost children by providing financial burial assistance and bereavement counseling.

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Financial

three stars

85.14

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 03/01/2020 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)
75.0%
  Administrative Expenses 8.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 16.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.25
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.62
  Program Expenses Growth 8.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Texas on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Texas on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Texas (TX) 89.49 three stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of North Carolina (NC) 90.91 four stars
There With Care (CO) 87.35 three stars
Shanti (CA) 86.47 three stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of St. Louis (MO) 86.20 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,268,529
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $608,720
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,877,249
   Program Service Revenue $101,412
Total Primary Revenue $1,978,661
   Other Revenue $577,392
TOTAL REVENUE $2,556,053
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,130,941
   Administrative Expenses $246,899
   Fundraising Expenses $495,542
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,873,382
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-317,329
   
Net Assets $13,175,164

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 House Operations $3,545 0.2%
Healing Hearts $75,943 3.6%
Family Rooms $3,545 0.2%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 03/01/2020 89.49 three stars
2017-12 03/01/2019 88.65 three stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 92.81 four stars
2015-12 06/01/2017 91.97 four stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 91.49 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 90.34 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 88.39 three stars
2013-12 08/01/2015 85.91 three stars
2012-12 05/01/2014 86.77 three stars
2011-12 07/01/2013 89.68 three stars
2010-12 11/06/2012 90.00 four stars
2010-12 10/01/2012 88.65 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 74-2277664
Name in IRS Master File RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE CHARITIES OF CENTRAL TEXAS INC
NTEE Code E86
NTEE Classification Patient Services - Entertainment, Recreation
NTEE Type Health - General and Rehabilitative
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (399) Other housing activities
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 November, 1983
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$142,078 4.94% Carolyn Schwarz Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Texas (TX) 89.49 three stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Miami Valley Region (OH) 87.97 three stars
Ronald McDonald House of Rochester, Minnesota (MN) 87.18 three stars
Ryan House (AZ) 90.03 four stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities, Inc. (IL) 100.00 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Texas
1315 Barbara Jordan Boulevard
Austin, TX 78723
tel: (512) 472-9844
fax: (512) 472-5465
EIN: 74-2277664

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Board Leadership

Tala Matchett
President

CEO

Carolyn Schwarz
Chief Executive Officer

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