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Health : Treatment and Prevention Services

The Children's Health Fund

Health care and advocacy for America's most vulnerable children

79.70

215 West 125th Street Suite 301
New York, NY 10027
tel: (800) 535-7448   Web Site
EIN: 13-3468427

Board Leadership
Robert Essner
Chair

CEO
Irwin Redlener
President, Co-Founder

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 79.70
  Financial 71.30
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

71.30

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, 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)
80.8%
  Administrative Expenses 8.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.29
  Program Expenses Growth -5.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 56.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Children's Health Fund on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Children's Health Fund on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Children's Health Fund (NY) 79.70
Inner City Health Center (CO) 93.75
Volunteers In Medicine Clinic, Oregon (OR) 91.59
Santa Barbara Neighborhood Clinics (CA) 95.87
Turner House Children's Clinic (KS) 91.95

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Founded in 1987, the Children's Health Fund (CHF) is committed to providing comprehensive health care to the nation's most medically underserved children and their families through the development and support of innovative primary care medical programs and the promotion of guaranteed access to appropriate health care for all children. CHF is dedicated to meeting the complex and challenging health needs of underserved children. Children's Health Fund realizes this mission through the energy and talent of our dedicated team of doctors, nurses, psychologists, social workers, nutritionists, and other clinical and support staff and our partnerships with esteemed academic medical centers.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $11,481,220
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,468,696
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $222,294
Total Contributions $13,172,210
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $13,172,210
   Other Revenue $130,249
TOTAL REVENUE $13,302,459
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $10,677,896
   Administrative Expenses $1,557,362
   Fundraising Expenses $1,694,563
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $13,929,821
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-627,362
   
Net Assets $6,313,161

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
National Programs $5,776,775 54.1%
New York Programs $2,827,514 26.5%
Public Education & Awareness $1,442,548 13.5%
Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2014-12 06/01/2016 79.70
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 08/01/2015 77.47
2013-12 07/01/2015 77.29
2012-12 02/01/2014 84.92
2012-12 12/01/2013 84.13
2011-12 12/20/2012 81.07
2010-12 02/01/2012 78.16
2009-12 09/20/2011 90.44
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 05/01/2011 85.21
2008-12 06/01/2010 91.12
2007-12 06/01/2009 91.21
2006-12 04/01/2008 93.41
2005-12 02/01/2007 93.78
2004-12 04/01/2006 84.07
2003-12 03/01/2005 93.78
2002-12 05/01/2004 77.57
2001-12 02/05/2003 85.66
2000-12 10/15/2002 79.73

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

EIN 13-3468427
Name in IRS Master File THE CHILDRENS HEALTH FUND
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
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 September, 1993
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011
  • December, 2010

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
$242,962 1.74% Irwin Redlener President
Other Salaries of Note
$114,900 0.82% Karen Redlener Secretary

Founded in 1987, the Children's Health Fund (CHF) is committed to providing comprehensive health care to the nation's most medically underserved children and their families through the development and support of innovative primary care medical programs and the promotion of guaranteed access to appropriate health care for all children. CHF is dedicated to meeting the complex and challenging health needs of underserved children. Children's Health Fund realizes this mission through the energy and talent of our dedicated team of doctors, nurses, psychologists, social workers, nutritionists, and other clinical and support staff and our partnerships with esteemed academic medical centers.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Children's Health Fund (NY) 79.70
Wisconsin Women's Health Foundation (WI) 87.27
Santa Barbara Neighborhood Clinics (CA) 95.87
Howard Brown Health Center (IL) 89.47
Community Nurse Health Center (IL) 95.66

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Charity Contact Info

The Children's Health Fund
215 West 125th Street
Suite 301
New York, NY 10027
tel: (800) 535-7448
EIN: 13-3468427

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Board Leadership

Robert Essner
Chair

CEO

Irwin Redlener
President, Co-Founder

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