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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Joy Ranch

A Christian Home for Children

three stars

83.48

813 Joy Ranch Road Woodlawn, VA 24381
tel: (276) 236-5578   Web Site
EIN: 54-0655617

Board Leadership
Tom McChesney
Chairman

CEO
Dan Austin
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 83.48 three stars
  Financial 76.64 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Joy Ranch provides a welcoming, safe, caring, and Christ-centered environment to meet the spiritual, physical, emotional, and social needs of children and their families in crisis. Joy Ranch, with 5 cottages on 60 acres, has helped provide a caring home for over 5,000 children, and is still funded by contributions as small as $1 from individuals, to much larger donations from supporting churches and organizations. Richard and Mary McHenry lovingly and faithfully directed Joy Ranch until their retirement in 1978.

Joy Ranch provides a welcoming, safe, caring, and Christ-centered environment to meet the spiritual, physical, emotional, and social needs of children and their families in crisis. Joy Ranch, with 5 cottages on 60 acres, has helped provide a caring home for over 5,000 children, and is still funded by contributions as small as $1 from individuals, to much larger donations from supporting churches and organizations. Richard and Mary McHenry lovingly and faithfully directed Joy Ranch until their retirement in 1978.

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Financial

two stars

76.64

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 09/03/2019 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)
64.5%
  Administrative Expenses 24.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.30
  Program Expenses Growth -6.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Joy Ranch on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Joy Ranch on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Joy Ranch (VA) 83.48 three stars
Straight Ahead Ministries (MA) 89.32 three stars
The Drake House (GA) 92.19 four stars
Big Oak Ranch (AL) 95.01 four stars
Our Little Haven (MO) 90.52 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $866,551
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $438,986
Total Contributions $1,305,537
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,305,537
   Other Revenue $22,352
TOTAL REVENUE $1,327,889
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $548,097
   Administrative Expenses $202,747
   Fundraising Expenses $87,871
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $838,715
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $489,174
   
Net Assets $2,001,348

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
Housing and Services $548,097 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 09/03/2019 83.48 three stars
2017-12 08/01/2018 83.00 three stars
2016-12 08/01/2017 85.89 three stars
2015-12 11/01/2016 89.95 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 89.55 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 11/01/2015 90.63 four stars
2013-12 05/01/2015 88.07 three stars
2012-12 03/01/2014 77.94 two 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 54-0655617
Name in IRS Master File JOY RANCH INC
NTEE Code P73
NTEE Classification Group Home (Long Term)
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (399) Other housing activities
(328) Combat juvenile delinquency
(349) Other youth organization or 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 October, 1962
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
$58,497 6.97% Susan Synek Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Joy Ranch (VA) 83.48 three stars
St. Anne's (CA) 92.49 four stars
Watson Children's Shelter (MT) 91.20 four stars
Children in Crisis (FL) 90.55 four stars
Attention Homes (CO) 89.23 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Joy Ranch
813 Joy Ranch Road
Woodlawn, VA 24381
tel: (276) 236-5578
fax: (276) 236-8515
EIN: 54-0655617

Mail donations to:
P. O. Box 727
Hillsville, VA 24343

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Board Leadership

Tom McChesney
Chairman

CEO

Dan Austin
Executive Director

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