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Health : Patient and Family Support

Compassionate Care ALS

Leading a new vision in ALS care sine 1998

four stars

93.12

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

Board Leadership
Tom Bettle
President

CEO
Ron Hoffman
Founder, Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.12 four stars
  Financial 94.48 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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

94.48

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 04/01/2019 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)
78.0%
  Administrative Expenses 14.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.58
  Program Expenses Growth 9.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 15.8%
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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Compassionate Care ALS (MA) 93.12 four stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,076,359
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $263,839
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,340,198
   Program Service Revenue $771
Total Primary Revenue $1,340,969
   Other Revenue $149,981
TOTAL REVENUE $1,490,950
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,096,816
   Administrative Expenses $137,045
   Fundraising Expenses $96,423
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,330,284
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $160,666
   
Net Assets $3,162,943

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 $1,096,816 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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
$129,725 9.75% Ronald Hoffman Founder

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Compassionate Care ALS (MA) 93.12 four stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of San Antonio Texas (TX) 88.68 three stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Northwest Florida (FL) 88.73 three stars
Family House (CA) 97.17 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

Tom Bettle
President

CEO

Ron Hoffman
Founder, Executive Director

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