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Generation Rescue

Hope for recovery

three stars

82.67

13636 Ventura Boulevard Suite 259
Sherman Oaks, CA 91423
tel: (877) 982-8847   Web Site
EIN: 20-2063267

Board Leadership
Jenny McCarthy
President

CEO
Candace McDonald
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 82.67 three stars
  Financial 84.53 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 81.00 three stars
This rating was published 08/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Generation Rescue is the leading national organization that provides hope, information and immediate treatment assistance to families affected by autism spectrum disorders. Generation Rescue provides a number of ways to support families including more than 1,300 volunteer parent mentors (Rescue Angels), a toll-free hotline, programming on autism treatment, a free national conference, virtual and local conferences, a list of recommended physicians, and medical grants for families who cannot afford critical treatments such as doctor visits, lab testing and nutritional counseling.

Generation Rescue is the leading national organization that provides hope, information and immediate treatment assistance to families affected by autism spectrum disorders. Generation Rescue provides a number of ways to support families including more than 1,300 volunteer parent mentors (Rescue Angels), a toll-free hotline, programming on autism treatment, a free national conference, virtual and local conferences, a list of recommended physicians, and medical grants for families who cannot afford critical treatments such as doctor visits, lab testing and nutritional counseling.

Financial

three stars

84.53

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

81.00

This rating was published 08/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
85.0%
  Administrative Expenses 9.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.11
  Program Expenses Growth 1.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Generation Rescue on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Generation Rescue on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Generation Rescue (CA) 82.67 three stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Alabama (AL) 87.98 three stars
Operation Access (CA) 90.54 four stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,034,636
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,034,636
   Program Service Revenue $269,045
Total Primary Revenue $1,303,681
   Other Revenue $23
TOTAL REVENUE $1,303,704
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,108,886
   Administrative Expenses $114,444
   Fundraising Expenses $34,184
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,257,514
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $46,190
   
Net Assets $140,148

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
Rescue Family Grant Program $332,287 30.0%
Autism Education Summit $249,644 22.5%
Patient and Family Education $72,252 6.5%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 08/01/2017 82.67 three stars
2015-12 07/01/2017 78.60 two stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 81.05 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 09/01/2015 80.33 three stars
2013-12 08/01/2015 78.30 two stars
2012-12 11/01/2014 84.91 three stars
2012-12 08/01/2014 74.99 two stars
2012-12 07/01/2014 72.26 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 20-2063267
Name in IRS Master File GENERATION RESCUE INC
NTEE Code G84
NTEE Classification Autism
NTEE Type Diseases, Disorders, Medical Disciplines
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
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, 2005
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, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$114,390 9.09% Candace McDonald Executive Director

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Charity Contact Info

Generation Rescue
13636 Ventura Boulevard
Suite 259
Sherman Oaks, CA 91423
tel: (877) 982-8847
EIN: 20-2063267

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Board Leadership

Jenny McCarthy
President

CEO

Candace McDonald
Executive Director

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