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The Periwinkle Foundation

Developing and providing programs that positively change the lives of children, young adults and families

three stars

85.33

3400 Bissonnet Street Suite 185
Houston, TX 77005
tel: (713) 807-0191   Web Site
EIN: 76-0093914

Board Leadership
Catherine Connolly
President

CEO
Doug Suggitt
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.33 three stars
  Financial 80.48 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Periwinkle Foundation develops and provides programs that positively change the lives of children, young adults and families who are challenged by cancer and other life-threatening illnesses and are cared for at Texas Children's Hospital. As the survival rate grows, so does the need for long-term support and programs. What started as a simple camp for children with cancer, uncovered a need for camps for teenagers, families and long-term survivors, as well as a robust Arts and Creative Writing Program.

The Periwinkle Foundation develops and provides programs that positively change the lives of children, young adults and families who are challenged by cancer and other life-threatening illnesses and are cared for at Texas Children's Hospital. As the survival rate grows, so does the need for long-term support and programs. What started as a simple camp for children with cancer, uncovered a need for camps for teenagers, families and long-term survivors, as well as a robust Arts and Creative Writing Program.

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Financial

three stars

80.48

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 11/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
69.2%
  Administrative Expenses 10.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 20.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.20
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.04
  Program Expenses Growth 11.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 12.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Periwinkle Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Periwinkle Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Periwinkle Foundation (TX) 85.33 three stars
Camp Boggy Creek (FL) 87.35 three stars
Camp John Marc (TX) 92.92 four stars
Camp Korey (WA) 85.60 three stars
Camp Courageous of Iowa (IA) 88.22 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $730,301
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $430,819
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,161,120
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,161,120
   Other Revenue $31,843
TOTAL REVENUE $1,192,963
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $887,639
   Administrative Expenses $124,587
   Fundraising Expenses $244,920
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,257,146
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-64,183
   
Net Assets $1,195,473

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
Camp for Children with Cancer $361,498 40.7%
Arts in Medicine $271,301 30.6%
Camp YOLO $153,557 17.3%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 11/01/2017 85.33 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 76-0093914
Name in IRS Master File PERIWINKLE FOUNDATION
NTEE Code T22
NTEE Classification Private Independent Foundations
NTEE Type Philanthropy, Voluntarism and Grantmaking Foundations
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (325) Camp
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, 1984
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, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$139,000 11.05% Doug Suggitt Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Periwinkle Foundation (TX) 85.33 three stars
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Charity Contact Info

The Periwinkle Foundation
3400 Bissonnet Street
Suite 185
Houston, TX 77005
tel: (713) 807-0191
fax: (713) 807-0291
EIN: 76-0093914

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Board Leadership

Catherine Connolly
President

CEO

Doug Suggitt
Executive Director

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