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Epilepsy Foundation of Texas

Not another moment lost to seizures

three stars

85.38

2401 Fountain View Drive Suite 900
Houston, TX 77057
tel: (888) 548-9716   Web Site
EIN: 74-2141084

Board Leadership
Rick Anderson
Chair

CEO
Donna Stahlhut
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.38 three stars
  Financial 82.50 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 03/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Epilepsy Foundation leads the fight to stop seizures, find a cure and overcome the challenges created by epilepsy. Established in 1983, the Epilepsy Foundation Texas-Houston/Dallas-Fort Worth/West Texas is a group of dedicated staff members and volunteers working to improve the lives of people with epilepsy and those who care for them. As an affiliate of the national office of the Epilepsy Foundation, our organization serves 176 of the 254 counties in Texas. Our programs and services empower people with epilepsy to live productive lives by providing information and guidance on epilepsy self-management and promoting awareness of the condition among professionals and the public.

The Epilepsy Foundation leads the fight to stop seizures, find a cure and overcome the challenges created by epilepsy. Established in 1983, the Epilepsy Foundation Texas-Houston/Dallas-Fort Worth/West Texas is a group of dedicated staff members and volunteers working to improve the lives of people with epilepsy and those who care for them. As an affiliate of the national office of the Epilepsy Foundation, our organization serves 176 of the 254 counties in Texas. Our programs and services empower people with epilepsy to live productive lives by providing information and guidance on epilepsy self-management and promoting awareness of the condition among professionals and the public.

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Financial

three stars

82.50

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

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)
91.1%
  Administrative Expenses 2.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.25
  Program Expenses Growth -10.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 22.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Epilepsy Foundation of Texas on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Epilepsy Foundation of Texas on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Epilepsy Foundation of Texas (TX) 85.38 three stars
California Dental Association Foundation (CA) 86.79 three stars
Glaucoma Research Foundation (CA) 90.21 four stars
Doug Flutie Jr. Foundation For Autism (MA) 86.95 three stars
National Alopecia Areata Foundation (CA) 91.48 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $435,752
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $879,313
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,058,989
Total Contributions $2,374,054
   Program Service Revenue $8,394
Total Primary Revenue $2,382,448
   Other Revenue $-4,056
TOTAL REVENUE $2,378,392
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,144,351
   Administrative Expenses $117,089
   Fundraising Expenses $206,156
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,467,596
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-89,204
   
Net Assets $707,722

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
Patient Services $908,139 42.4%
Healthcare Transition $764,032 35.6%
Get Fit Texas $86,384 4.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 03/01/2020 85.38 three stars
2017-12 04/01/2019 89.60 three stars
2016-12 04/01/2018 90.58 four stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 92.38 four stars
2014-12 07/01/2016 93.98 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 92.74 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 92.46 four stars
2013-12 02/01/2015 95.69 four 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 74-2141084
Name in IRS Master File EPILEPSY FOUNDATION OF TEXAS
NTEE Code G54
NTEE Classification Epilepsy
NTEE Type Diseases, Disorders, Medical Disciplines
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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 February, 1981
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
$123,177 4.99% Donna Stahlhut CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$166,922 6.76% Jeanette Harthorn Clinic Services Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Epilepsy Foundation of Texas (TX) 85.38 three stars
National MPS Society (NC) 99.01 four stars
MDS Foundation (NJ) 87.94 three stars
International OCD Foundation (MA) 87.53 three stars
The Glaucoma Foundation (NY) 86.30 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Epilepsy Foundation of Texas
2401 Fountain View Drive
Suite 900
Houston, TX 77057
tel: (888) 548-9716
fax: (713) 789-5628
EIN: 74-2141084

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Board Leadership

Rick Anderson
Chair

CEO

Donna Stahlhut
Chief Executive Officer

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