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Health : Patient and Family Support

Generation Rescue

Hope for recovery

one star

59.63

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

Board Leadership
Jenny McCarthy
President

CEO
Zack Peter
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 59.63 one star
  Financial 69.11 one star
  Accountability & Transparency 52.00 zero star
This rating was published 09/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, 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.

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Financial

one star

69.11

Accountability & Transparency

zero star

52.00

This rating was published 09/01/2020 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)
81.9%
  Administrative Expenses 12.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) < 0.01
  Program Expenses Growth -21.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 109.9%
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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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Generation Rescue (CA) 59.63 one star
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $575,559
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $95,556
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $671,115
   Program Service Revenue $200,141
Total Primary Revenue $871,256
   Other Revenue $3
TOTAL REVENUE $871,259
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $536,048
   Administrative Expenses $188,420
   Fundraising Expenses $57,951
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $782,419
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $88,840
   
Net Assets $-14,600

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
Autism Education Summit $314,754 58.7%
Rescue Family Grant Program $47,746 8.9%
Patient and Family Education $11,891 2.2%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 09/01/2020 59.63 one star
2017-12 10/01/2019 68.99 one star
2016-12 07/01/2018 82.88 three stars
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)
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$63,718 8.14% P. Zack Gonzalez Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Generation Rescue (CA) 59.63 one star
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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

Zack Peter
Executive Director

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