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Pearl Buck Center, Inc.

Offering people with various abilities and their families quality choices and supports to achieve their goals

four stars

94.17

3690 West First Avenue Eugene, OR 97402
tel: (541) 484-4666   Web Site
EIN: 93-0584827

Board Leadership
Tina Gutierez-Schmich
President

CEO
Margaret Theisen
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.17 four stars
  Financial 95.67 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Pearl Buck Center's mission is to offer people with various abilities and their families quality choices and supports to achieve their goals. We fulfill this mission through a full range of employment, job training, and supported living services for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD); a day program of recreation and community access for adults with I/DD, including those who are medically fragile and aging; a unique, wraparound preschool program of specialized preschool, parenting education, and basic needs support for families led by parents with cognitive challenges; and a post-secondary vocational academy for struggling learners with and without I/DD.

Pearl Buck Center's mission is to offer people with various abilities and their families quality choices and supports to achieve their goals. We fulfill this mission through a full range of employment, job training, and supported living services for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD); a day program of recreation and community access for adults with I/DD, including those who are medically fragile and aging; a unique, wraparound preschool program of specialized preschool, parenting education, and basic needs support for families led by parents with cognitive challenges; and a post-secondary vocational academy for struggling learners with and without I/DD.

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Financial

four stars

95.67

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 08/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
78.6%
  Administrative Expenses 15.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.50
  Program Expenses Growth 16.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Pearl Buck Center, Inc. on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Pearl Buck Center, Inc. on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Pearl Buck Center, Inc. (OR) 94.17 four stars
California-Hawaii Elks Major Project (CA) 88.68 three stars
Variety the Children's Charity of Southern California (CA) 91.35 four stars
Best Buddies International (FL) 87.85 three stars
Saddle Up! (TN) 89.41 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,280,978
   Federated Campaigns $8,547
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $120,850
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $2,987,566
Total Contributions $4,397,941
   Program Service Revenue $798,662
Total Primary Revenue $5,196,603
   Other Revenue $131,917
TOTAL REVENUE $5,328,520
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,161,744
   Administrative Expenses $783,067
   Fundraising Expenses $288,110
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,232,921
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $95,599
   
Net Assets $6,974,851

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
Working For A Better Life Business Contract Production Jobs $3,013,389 72.4%
Pearl Buck Preschool $696,602 16.7%
The Life Enhancing Activities Program $364,527 8.8%

Ratings History
Pearl Buck Center, Inc. has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 08/01/2018 94.17 four stars
2016-06 11/01/2017 96.83 four stars
2015-06 08/01/2016 93.22 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 92.54 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 04/01/2016 87.98 three stars
2014-06 02/01/2016 87.65 three stars
2014-06 10/01/2015 83.97 three stars
2013-06 10/01/2014 88.84 three 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 93-0584827
Name in IRS Master File PEARL BUCK CENTER INC
NTEE Code B28
NTEE Classification Specialized Education Institutions
NTEE Type Educational Institutions and Related Activities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (46) Private school
(30) School, college, trade school, etc.
(160) Aid to the handicapped (see also 031)
Foundation Status School 170(b)(1)(A)(ii)
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 December, 1972
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013

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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
Not compensated -- Margaret Theisen Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$103,333 1.97% Jan Aho Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Pearl Buck Center, Inc. (OR) 94.17 four stars
The Asperger-Autism Network (MA) 87.39 three stars
Variety - the Children's Charity of Iowa (IA) 86.82 three stars
Jewish Foundation for Group Homes (MD) 87.93 three stars
Special K Ranch (MT) 91.75 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Pearl Buck Center, Inc.
3690 West First Avenue
Eugene, OR 97402
tel: (541) 484-4666
fax: (541) 484-0886
TTY: (541) 484-4666
EIN: 93-0584827

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Board Leadership

Tina Gutierez-Schmich
President

CEO

Margaret Theisen
Executive Director

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