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Circle Health Services

For health. For people. For good.

three stars

89.08

12201 Euclid Avenue Cleveland, OH 44106
tel: (216) 721-4010   Web Site
EIN: 23-7078501

Board Leadership
David E. Weiss
Chair

CEO
Elizabeth Newman
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.08 three stars
  Financial 86.24 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of Circle Health Services (formerly The Free Medical Clinic of Greater Cleveland) is to provide quality health care and related services free of charge to those who lack appropriate alternatives, and advocate for policy changes that make health care available to all. The Free Clinic is one of the oldest free clinic in the United States and the largest in Ohio. Established as a hotline in 1970 by a group of people concerned about the health and welfare of young adults, it quickly shifted to a clinic serving the health needs of the community. The facility, located in University Circle, is equipped with 18 exam rooms, five dental chairs, three group therapy rooms, a modern laboratory, and an expanded pharmacy.

The mission of Circle Health Services (formerly The Free Medical Clinic of Greater Cleveland) is to provide quality health care and related services free of charge to those who lack appropriate alternatives, and advocate for policy changes that make health care available to all. The Free Clinic is one of the oldest free clinic in the United States and the largest in Ohio. Established as a hotline in 1970 by a group of people concerned about the health and welfare of young adults, it quickly shifted to a clinic serving the health needs of the community. The facility, located in University Circle, is equipped with 18 exam rooms, five dental chairs, three group therapy rooms, a modern laboratory, and an expanded pharmacy.

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Financial

three stars

86.24

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 09/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
80.6%
  Administrative Expenses 16.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.81
  Program Expenses Growth 20.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 40.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Circle Health Services on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Circle Health Services on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Circle Health Services (OH) 89.08 three stars
National Association of Free and Charitable Clinics (VA) 89.39 three stars
Clearwater Free Clinic (FL) 90.85 four stars
Santa Barbara Neighborhood Clinics (CA) 91.45 four stars
Charlottesville Free Clinic (VA) 89.50 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,424,108
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,791,768
Total Contributions $5,215,876
   Program Service Revenue $2,190,654
Total Primary Revenue $7,406,530
   Other Revenue $-59,764
TOTAL REVENUE $7,346,766
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $7,084,049
   Administrative Expenses $1,461,023
   Fundraising Expenses $21,247
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $8,566,319
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,219,553
   
Net Assets $5,233,569

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
HIV/AIDS Services $4,161,143 58.7%
Primary Adult Medical Care $1,279,867 18.1%
Behavioral Health Program $1,242,011 17.5%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 09/01/2020 89.08 three stars
2017-06 12/01/2018 88.77 three stars
2016-06 03/01/2018 93.69 four stars
2015-06 12/01/2016 90.02 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 92.34 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 88.75 three stars
2013-06 02/01/2015 91.70 four stars
2012-06 12/01/2013 90.71 four stars
2011-06 12/20/2012 88.46 three stars
2011-06 07/01/2012 86.08 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 86.90 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 06/01/2011 89.07 three stars
2009-06 07/01/2010 94.60 four stars
2008-06 09/01/2009 92.25 four stars
2007-06 03/01/2009 90.32 four stars
2006-06 05/01/2007 73.50 two stars
2005-06 04/01/2006 86.32 three stars
2004-06 05/01/2005 73.11 two stars
2003-06 06/01/2004 83.92 three stars
2002-06 06/09/2003 86.42 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 23-7078501
Name in IRS Master File CIRCLE HEALTH SERVICES
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 (154) Health clinic
(59) Other school related activities
(179) Other health services
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 Central - the organization is a central type organization (no group exemption) of a National, Regional or Geographic grouping of organizations.
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date June, 1971
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, 2017
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title Compensation from Affiliates
Not compensated -- Elizabeth Newman President & CEO $307,768
Other Salaries of Note
$163,944 1.91% Lisa Zapotocky Associate Medical Director --

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Circle Health Services (OH) 89.08 three stars
Volunteers in Medicine Clinic Hilton Head Island (SC) 97.36 four stars
Interfaith Dental Clinic (TN) 88.75 three stars
Samaritans (MA) 89.73 three stars
The Children's Clinic, Serving Children and Their Families (CA) 91.32 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Circle Health Services
12201 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44106
tel: (216) 721-4010
fax: (216) 721-2431
EIN: 23-7078501

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Board Leadership

David E. Weiss
Chair

CEO

Elizabeth Newman
President & CEO

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