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Epilepsy Foundation of Texas

Not another moment lost to seizures

93.98

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

Board Leadership
Teresa Jordan
Chair

CEO
Donna Stahlhut
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.98
  Financial 92.50
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00
This rating was published 07/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

92.50

Accountability & Transparency

96.00

This rating was published 07/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, 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)
90.2%
  Administrative Expenses 2.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.29
  Program Expenses Growth 23.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 16.8%
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) 93.98
National Ataxia Foundation (MN) 96.66
The Myositis Association (VA) 92.77
American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association (MI) 92.63
First Candle (MD) 85.57

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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.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $512,788
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $857,304
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,578,571
Total Contributions $2,948,663
   Program Service Revenue $37,131
Total Primary Revenue $2,985,794
   Other Revenue $-25,918
TOTAL REVENUE $2,959,876
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,716,650
   Administrative Expenses $32,220
   Fundraising Expenses $121,726
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,870,596
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $89,280
   
Net Assets $739,278

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 $1,054,364 38.8%
Healthcare Transition $645,881 23.8%
Get Fit Texas $521,878 19.2%
Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2014-12 07/01/2016 93.98
2014-12 06/01/2016 92.74
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 92.46
2013-12 02/01/2015 95.69

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, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011
  • December, 2010

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
$135,327 4.71% Donna Stahlhut Chief Executive Officer
Other Salaries of Note
$151,938 5.29% Jeanette Hartshorn Clinic Services Director

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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Epilepsy Foundation of Texas (TX) 93.98
MDS Foundation (NJ) 88.14
Angiogenesis Foundation (MA) 92.92
First Candle (MD) 85.57
Glaucoma Research Foundation (CA) 87.62

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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

Teresa Jordan
Chair

CEO

Donna Stahlhut
Chief Executive Officer

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