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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Greater Austin First Tee

Providing educational programs that build character, instill life-enhancing values, and promote healthy choices through the game of golf

two stars

72.30

5501 Ed Bluestein Boulevard Austin, TX 78723
tel: (512) 732-0380   Web Site
EIN: 74-2930567

Board Leadership
Phil Wilhite
President

CEO
Jennifer MacCurrach
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 72.30 two stars
  Financial 90.52 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 62.00 one star
This rating was published 12/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The First Tee of Greater Austin (TFTGA) is a youth development organization dedicated to providing young people with educational programs to build character, instill life-enhancing values, and promote healthy choices through the game of golf. Life skills and healthy habits are taught seamlessly through the game of golf in our program. Students progress through the program by passing both a life skills and a golf skills assessment, moving from Player to Par to Birdie to Eagle to Ace. Our character education helps young people prepare for success in high school, college and life. Life skills taught include self-management, goal setting, dealing with adversity and interpersonal communications. Healthy habits taught include: energy, play, safety, vision, mind, family, friends, school and community.

The First Tee of Greater Austin (TFTGA) is a youth development organization dedicated to providing young people with educational programs to build character, instill life-enhancing values, and promote healthy choices through the game of golf. Life skills and healthy habits are taught seamlessly through the game of golf in our program. Students progress through the program by passing both a life skills and a golf skills assessment, moving from Player to Par to Birdie to Eagle to Ace. Our character education helps young people prepare for success in high school, college and life. Life skills taught include self-management, goal setting, dealing with adversity and interpersonal communications. Healthy habits taught include: energy, play, safety, vision, mind, family, friends, school and community.

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Financial

four stars

90.52

Accountability & Transparency

one star

62.00

This rating was published 12/01/2019 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)
85.8%
  Administrative Expenses 6.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.18
  Program Expenses Growth 7.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 31.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Greater Austin First Tee on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Greater Austin First Tee on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Greater Austin First Tee (TX) 72.30 two stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of the Corridor (IA) 92.17 four stars
Boy Scouts of America East Carolina Council (NC) 86.19 three stars
The West End House Boys & Girls Clubs of Allston-Brighton (MA) 95.79 four stars
Girls Inc. of Memphis (TN) 86.11 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $266,617
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $633,159
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $899,776
   Program Service Revenue $445,922
Total Primary Revenue $1,345,698
   Other Revenue $-16,633
TOTAL REVENUE $1,329,065
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,063,339
   Administrative Expenses $80,780
   Fundraising Expenses $87,558
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,231,677
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $97,388
   
Net Assets $1,347,821

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
Serving Youth $1,063,339 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-08 12/01/2019 72.30 two stars
2017-08 12/21/2018 70.32 two stars
2016-08 02/01/2018 65.41 one star
2015-08 11/01/2016 62.38 one star
2014-08 06/01/2016 62.20 one star
 
CN 2.0
2014-08 02/01/2016 64.70 one star

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 74-2930567
Name in IRS Master File GREATER AUSTIN FIRST TEE
NTEE Code N6A
NTEE Classification Golf
NTEE Type Recreation, Sports, Leisure, Athletics
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 June, 2000
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End August
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • August, 2018
  • August, 2017
  • August, 2016
  • August, 2015
  • August, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$102,923 8.35% Jennifer Maccurrach Chief Operating Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Greater Austin First Tee (TX) 72.30 two stars
Boys and Girls Clubs of Napa Valley (CA) 86.44 three stars
Boy Scouts of America, Heart of Virginia Council (VA) 86.89 three stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Thurston County (WA) 90.54 four stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Deep East Texas (TX) 85.43 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Greater Austin First Tee
5501 Ed Bluestein Boulevard
Austin, TX 78723
tel: (512) 732-0380
EIN: 74-2930567

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Board Leadership

Phil Wilhite
President

CEO

Jennifer MacCurrach
Executive Director

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