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The Children's Health Fund

Health care and advocacy for America's most vulnerable children

three stars

80.69

215 West 125th Street Suite 301
New York, NY 10027
tel: (212) 535-9400   Web Site
EIN: 13-3468427

Board Leadership
Hervé Sedky
Chair

CEO
Dennis Walto
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 80.69 three stars
  Financial 73.00 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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.

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.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2017
Number of children who have access to healthcare
61,272
Number of patient visits
160,560
Number of community-based organizations providing primary prevention services in nutrition
21
This impact information is current as of October 2019, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

two stars

73.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 12/01/2018 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 10.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.39
  Program Expenses Growth -1.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 37.2%
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) 80.69 three stars
Saban Community Clinic (CA) 93.91 four stars
Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic (SC) 89.33 three stars
The Children's Clinic, Serving Children and Their Families (CA) 91.32 four stars
Goochland Free Clinic and Family Services (VA) 92.26 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $10,883,627
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,365,530
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $780,564
Total Contributions $13,029,721
   Program Service Revenue $44,050
Total Primary Revenue $13,073,771
   Other Revenue $244,497
TOTAL REVENUE $13,318,268
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $10,140,110
   Administrative Expenses $1,329,611
   Fundraising Expenses $1,290,007
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $12,759,728
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $558,540
   
Net Assets $6,756,701

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 $6,493,016 64.0%
New York Programs $1,604,753 15.8%
Public Education & Awareness $1,341,543 13.2%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 12/01/2018 80.69 three stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 78.36 two stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 78.98 two stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 79.70 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 08/01/2015 77.47 two stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 77.29 two stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 84.92 three stars
2012-12 12/01/2013 84.13 three stars
2011-12 12/20/2012 81.07 three stars
2010-12 02/01/2012 78.16 two stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 90.44 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 05/01/2011 85.21 three stars
2008-12 06/01/2010 91.12 four stars
2007-12 06/01/2009 91.21 four stars
2006-12 04/01/2008 93.41 four stars
2005-12 02/01/2007 93.78 four stars
2004-12 04/01/2006 84.07 three stars
2003-12 03/01/2005 93.78 four stars
2002-12 05/01/2004 77.57 two stars
2001-12 02/05/2003 85.66 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 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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$269,887 2.11% Dennis Walto Chief Executive Officer
Other Salaries of Note
$219,885 1.72% Irwin Redlener Co-Founder & President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Children's Health Fund (NY) 80.69 three stars
Arlington Free Clinic (VA) 91.59 four stars
Healing the Children New Jersey (NJ) 85.85 three stars
La Comunidad Hispana (LCH) (PA) 100.00 four stars
Siloam Health (TN) 88.66 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

The Children's Health Fund
215 West 125th Street
Suite 301
New York, NY 10027
tel: (212) 535-9400
EIN: 13-3468427

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Board Leadership

Hervé Sedky
Chair

CEO

Dennis Walto
Chief Executive Officer

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