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Human Services : Social Services

Pearl Buck Center

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

95.14

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 95.14
  Financial 93.13
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 03/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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 consisting 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 consisting 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.

Financial

93.13

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 03/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
80.0%
  Administrative Expenses 15.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.07
  Program Expenses Growth 9.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Pearl Buck Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Pearl Buck Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $402,225
   Federated Campaigns $4,560
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $76,824
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $4,406,428
Total Contributions $4,890,037
   Program Service Revenue $653,280
Total Primary Revenue $5,543,317
   Other Revenue $174,870
TOTAL REVENUE $5,718,187
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,006,884
   Administrative Expenses $1,000,559
   Fundraising Expenses $281,238
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,288,681
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-570,494
   
Net Assets $6,267,722

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
Community Employment $3,668,423 73.3%
Pearl Buck Preschool $738,243 14.7%
Life Enhancing Activities Program $398,288 8.0%

Ratings History
Pearl Buck Center has received 6 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 03/01/2021 95.14
2018-06 06/01/2019 97.17
2017-06 08/01/2018 94.17
2016-06 11/01/2017 96.83
2015-06 08/01/2016 93.22
2014-06 06/01/2016 92.54
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 04/01/2016 87.98
2014-06 02/01/2016 87.65
2014-06 10/01/2015 83.97
2013-06 10/01/2014 88.84

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
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$107,437 1.70% Margaret Theisen Executive Director

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Charity Contact Info

Pearl Buck Center
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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