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Health : Patient and Family Support

The Hole in the Wall Gang Fund

Serving children and families coping with serious illness

four stars

94.62

555 Long Wharf Drive New Haven, CT 06511
tel: (203) 772-0522   Web Site
EIN: 06-1157655

Board Leadership
Raymond Lamontagne
Chair

CEO
James Canton
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.62 four stars
  Financial 93.54 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1988 by Paul Newman, The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp provides "a different kind of healing" to more than 20,000 seriously ill children and family members annually - all completely free of charge. For many of these children and families, Hole in the Wall provides multiple Camp experiences throughout the year at the facility in Ashford, Conn., in more than 40 hospitals and clinics, directly in camper homes and communities, and through other outreach activities across the Northeast.

Founded in 1988 by Paul Newman, The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp provides "a different kind of healing" to more than 20,000 seriously ill children and family members annually - all completely free of charge. For many of these children and families, Hole in the Wall provides multiple Camp experiences throughout the year at the facility in Ashford, Conn., in more than 40 hospitals and clinics, directly in camper homes and communities, and through other outreach activities across the Northeast.

Financial

four stars

93.54

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 12/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
79.9%
  Administrative Expenses 6.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 14.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 6.82
  Program Expenses Growth 10.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Hole in the Wall Gang Fund on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Hole in the Wall Gang Fund on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Hole in the Wall Gang Fund (CT) 94.62 four stars
Camp Summit (TX) 92.27 four stars
Camp Kudzu (GA) 85.47 three stars
Camp Aranzazu (TX) 90.40 four stars
One Heartland (MN) 88.85 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $6,748,431
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $5,799,891
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $12,548,322
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $12,548,322
   Other Revenue $938,939
TOTAL REVENUE $13,487,261
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $11,000,335
   Administrative Expenses $884,080
   Fundraising Expenses $1,938,603
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $13,823,018
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-335,757
   
Net Assets $92,524,991

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
Camperships $5,817,182 52.9%
Offseason Camperships $3,936,736 35.8%
Providing Support to Organizations with Similar Missions $1,246,417 11.3%

Ratings History
The Hole in the Wall Gang Fund has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-11 12/01/2017 94.62 four stars
2015-11 10/01/2017 94.45 four stars
2015-11 10/01/2016 92.59 four stars
2014-11 06/01/2016 92.69 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-11 10/01/2015 88.24 three stars
2013-11 11/01/2014 85.24 three stars
2012-11 09/01/2013 85.78 three stars
2011-11 07/01/2012 86.08 three stars
2010-11 10/01/2011 88.64 three stars
2010-11 09/20/2011 86.62 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-11 07/01/2010 93.25 four stars
2008-11 09/01/2009 93.32 four stars
2007-11 02/01/2009 88.46 three stars
2006-11 08/01/2007 88.46 three stars
2005-11 09/01/2006 80.18 three stars
2004-11 07/01/2005 85.79 three stars
2003-11 07/01/2004 75.57 two stars
2002-11 08/01/2003 84.38 three stars
2001-11 10/15/2002 88.71 three stars
2000-11 04/15/2002 97.29 four 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 06-1157655
Name in IRS Master File HOLE IN THE WALL GANG FUND INC
NTEE Code N12
NTEE Classification Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution
NTEE Type Recreation, Sports, Leisure, Athletics
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 February, 1987
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End November
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • November, 2016
  • November, 2015
  • November, 2014
  • November, 2013
  • November, 2012

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
$231,623 1.67% James Canton Chief Executive Officer

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Charity Contact Info

The Hole in the Wall Gang Fund
555 Long Wharf Drive
New Haven, CT 06511
tel: (203) 772-0522
fax: (203) 782-1725
EIN: 06-1157655

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Board Leadership

Raymond Lamontagne
Chair

CEO

James Canton
Chief Executive Officer

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