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Health : Patient and Family Support

Compassionate Care ALS

Leading a new vision in ALS care sine 1998

four stars

93.75

P.O. Box 1052 West Falmouth, MA 02574
tel: (508) 444-6775   Web Site
EIN: 04-3567819

Board Leadership
Jim Bruce
President

CEO
Ron Hoffman
Founder, Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.75 four stars
  Financial 96.27 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Compassionate Care ALS is a non-profit organization with a mission to support people diagnosed with ALS, their families and communities as they navigate the complexities, both physical and emotional, associated with the disease. The organization provides resources including equipment, educational workshops, Medicare/Medicaid assistance, guidance and awareness in living with ALS, caregiving, and end-of-life issues.

Compassionate Care ALS is a non-profit organization with a mission to support people diagnosed with ALS, their families and communities as they navigate the complexities, both physical and emotional, associated with the disease. The organization provides resources including equipment, educational workshops, Medicare/Medicaid assistance, guidance and awareness in living with ALS, caregiving, and end-of-life issues.

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Financial

four stars

96.27

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 04/01/2020 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)
80.7%
  Administrative Expenses 13.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.71
  Program Expenses Growth 11.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 14.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Compassionate Care ALS on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Compassionate Care ALS on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Compassionate Care ALS (MA) 93.75 four stars
The CT Challenge (CT) 86.69 three stars
Cancer Support Team (NY) 88.69 three stars
Ronald McDonald House of Charlotte (NC) 86.69 three stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southeastern Michigan (MI) 92.46 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,392,829
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $277,735
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,670,564
   Program Service Revenue $807
Total Primary Revenue $1,671,371
   Other Revenue $171,085
TOTAL REVENUE $1,842,456
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,158,448
   Administrative Expenses $202,078
   Fundraising Expenses $76,748
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,437,274
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $405,182
   
Net Assets $3,568,125

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
Assistance to Individuals and Families $1,158,448 100.0%

Ratings History
Compassionate Care ALS has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 04/01/2020 93.75 four stars
2017-12 04/01/2019 93.12 four stars
2016-12 05/01/2018 89.72 three stars
2015-12 10/01/2017 84.53 three stars
2015-12 09/01/2017 82.11 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 04-3567819
Name in IRS Master File COMPASSIONATE CARE ALS INC
NTEE Code P74
NTEE Classification Hospice
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
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 April, 2002
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
$133,478 9.28% Ronald Hoffman Founder

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Compassionate Care ALS (MA) 93.75 four stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southeastern Michigan (MI) 92.46 four stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Florida (FL) 91.85 four stars
Ronald McDonald House of Fort Worth (TX) 87.53 three stars
Children's Cancer Center (FL) 94.48 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Compassionate Care ALS
P.O. Box 1052
West Falmouth, MA 02574
tel: (508) 444-6775
EIN: 04-3567819

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Board Leadership

Jim Bruce
President

CEO

Ron Hoffman
Founder, Executive Director

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