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Smith Center for Healing and the Arts

Community. Creativity. Cancer Support.

three stars

83.38

1632 U Street NW Washington, DC 20009
tel: (202) 483-8600   Web Site
EIN: 52-1977976

Board Leadership
Jackie Ogg
Chair

CEO
Jennifer Bires
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 83.38 three stars
  Financial 77.57 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Smith Center for Healing and the Arts develops and promotes healing practices that explore physical, emotional, and mental resources that lead to life-affirming changes for people affected by cancer. We offer empowering programs and activities for adult survivors and caregivers, as well as support and creative resources for the community at large through our Integrative Patient Navigation Services; Weeklong and Three-Day Cancer Retreats; our Artist-In-Residence Program; exhibitions and lectures in The Joan Hisaoka Healing Arts Gallery; and our U Street community center where we hold ongoing cancer support programs, classes, and workshops.

Smith Center for Healing and the Arts develops and promotes healing practices that explore physical, emotional, and mental resources that lead to life-affirming changes for people affected by cancer. We offer empowering programs and activities for adult survivors and caregivers, as well as support and creative resources for the community at large through our Integrative Patient Navigation Services; Weeklong and Three-Day Cancer Retreats; our Artist-In-Residence Program; exhibitions and lectures in The Joan Hisaoka Healing Arts Gallery; and our U Street community center where we hold ongoing cancer support programs, classes, and workshops.

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Financial

two stars

77.57

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 08/01/2019 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)
76.5%
  Administrative Expenses 6.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 16.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.16
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.62
  Program Expenses Growth -1.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Smith Center for Healing and the Arts on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Smith Center for Healing and the Arts on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Smith Center for Healing and the Arts (DC) 83.38 three stars
The Gathering Place, Beachwood (OH) 88.64 three stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of North Carolina (NC) 90.91 four stars
National Women's Health Network (DC) 90.95 four stars
Convalescent Aid Society (CA) 87.52 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $680,730
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $426,050
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $70,058
Total Contributions $1,176,838
   Program Service Revenue $80,764
Total Primary Revenue $1,257,602
   Other Revenue $35,122
TOTAL REVENUE $1,292,724
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $891,302
   Administrative Expenses $58,202
   Fundraising Expenses $303,685
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,253,189
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $39,535
   
Net Assets $2,053,933

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
Health and Wellness $573,273 64.3%
Art & Healing $259,618 29.1%
Education and Training $58,411 6.6%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 08/01/2019 83.38 three stars
2017-06 11/01/2018 89.35 three stars
2016-06 11/01/2017 85.22 three stars
2015-06 08/01/2016 85.39 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 85.20 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 88.13 three stars
2013-06 07/01/2014 82.76 three stars
2012-06 04/01/2013 87.07 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 52-1977976
Name in IRS Master File SMITH FARM LTD
NTEE Code E99
NTEE Classification Health - General and Rehabilitative N.E.C.
NTEE Type Health - General and Rehabilitative
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(179) Other health services
(149) Other instruction and training
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 September, 1996
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$49,580 3.95% Jennifer Bires Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$100,620 8.02% Shanti Norris Former Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Smith Center for Healing and the Arts (DC) 83.38 three stars
Little Bit Therapeutic Riding Center (WA) 86.74 three stars
National Women's Health Network (DC) 90.95 four stars
Little Red Door Cancer Agency (IN) 93.78 four stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities New York Metro (NY) 89.51 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Smith Center for Healing and the Arts
1632 U Street NW
Washington, DC 20009
tel: (202) 483-8600
fax: (202) 483-8601
EIN: 52-1977976

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Board Leadership

Jackie Ogg
Chair

CEO

Jennifer Bires
Executive Director

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