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Health : Patient and Family Support (Grantmaking)

Ronald McDonald House Charities

Improving the health and well being of children

four stars

95.91

One Kroc Drive Oak Brook, IL 60523
tel: (630) 623-7048   Web Site
EIN: 36-2934689

Board Leadership
Steven M. Ramirez
Chairman of the Board

CEO
Sheila J. Musolino
President, CEO

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 95.91 four stars
  Financial 94.22 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Established in 1984, the mission of Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) is to create, find and support programs that directly improve the health and well being of children. RMHC makes an immediate, positive impact on children's lives through our global network of Chapters in 52 countries and regions and through our three core programs: Ronald McDonald House, Ronald McDonald Family Room and Ronald McDonald Care Mobile. We award grants to other nonprofit organizations that align with our mission to positively impact the health and well being of children. We are also committed to education. Local Chapters award thousands of scholarships each year through RMHC U.S. Scholarships to students entering college across the United States.

Established in 1984, the mission of Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) is to create, find and support programs that directly improve the health and well being of children. RMHC makes an immediate, positive impact on children's lives through our global network of Chapters in 52 countries and regions and through our three core programs: Ronald McDonald House, Ronald McDonald Family Room and Ronald McDonald Care Mobile. We award grants to other nonprofit organizations that align with our mission to positively impact the health and well being of children. We are also committed to education. Local Chapters award thousands of scholarships each year through RMHC U.S. Scholarships to students entering college across the United States.

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Financial

four stars

94.22

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 09/01/2017 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)
85.2%
  Administrative Expenses 2.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.15
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.92
  Program Expenses Growth 9.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Ronald McDonald House Charities on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Ronald McDonald House Charities on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Ronald McDonald House Charities (IL) 95.91 four stars
Ronald McDonald House of Southern New Jersey (NJ) 91.59 four stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Kentuckiana (KY) 88.53 three stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Tampa Bay (FL) 93.36 four stars
Tulsa CARES (OK) 85.28 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $24,370,764
   Federated Campaigns $541,895
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $5,492,717
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $30,405,376
   Program Service Revenue $166,000
Total Primary Revenue $30,571,376
   Other Revenue $6,099,376
TOTAL REVENUE $36,670,752
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $36,314,912
   Administrative Expenses $934,258
   Fundraising Expenses $4,473,173
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $41,722,343
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-5,051,591
   
Net Assets $116,635,858

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
Support of Local Chapters $34,728,055 95.6%
Grants and Other Program Services $1,161,857 3.2%
Scholarship Program $425,000 1.2%

Ratings History
Ronald McDonald House Charities has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 09/01/2017 95.91 four stars
2015-12 11/01/2016 96.46 four stars
2015-12 10/01/2016 95.47 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 93.23 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 10/01/2015 91.24 four stars
2014-12 09/01/2015 89.94 three stars
2013-12 09/01/2014 97.72 four stars
2012-12 10/01/2013 94.98 four stars
2011-12 10/01/2012 94.99 four stars
2010-12 02/01/2012 91.63 four stars
2009-12 10/01/2011 92.15 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 94.94 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 02/01/2011 98.34 four stars
2008-12 04/01/2010 83.47 three stars
2007-12 02/01/2009 81.74 three stars
2006-12 11/01/2007 77.76 two stars
2005-12 11/01/2006 82.86 three stars
2004-12 11/01/2005 97.25 four stars
2003-12 11/01/2004 86.18 three stars
2002-12 11/01/2003 64.65 one star

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

EIN 36-2934689
Name in IRS Master File RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE CHARITIES INC
NTEE Code E86
NTEE Classification Patient Services - Entertainment, Recreation
NTEE Type Health - General and Rehabilitative
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 January, 1977
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, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
Not compensated -- Sheila Musolino President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Ronald McDonald House Charities (IL) 95.91 four stars
Jack and Jill Late Stage Cancer Foundation (GA) 85.57 three stars
Shanti (CA) 86.49 three stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Charleston (SC) 92.18 four stars
Gilda's Club New York City (NY) 86.95 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Ronald McDonald House Charities
One Kroc Drive
Oak Brook, IL 60523
tel: (630) 623-7048
fax: (630) 623-7488
EIN: 36-2934689

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Board Leadership

Steven M. Ramirez
Chairman of the Board

CEO

Sheila J. Musolino
President, CEO

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