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Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Foundation

Supporting Children's Hospital and Health System member organizations

two stars

77.76

999 North 92nd Street Suite 220
Milwaukee, WI 53226
tel: (888) 543-7233   Web Site
EIN: 39-1500075

Board Leadership
Chris Kaltenbach
Chair

CEO
Meg Brzynski Nelson
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 77.76 two stars
  Financial 70.54 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Foundation provides philanthropic support to Children's Hospital of Wisconsin and its tax-exempt affiliates. The Foundation has advanced the Hospital's mission by securing endowment funds for a large number of programs and services related to pediatric patient care, education, research and advocacy for children. Our accomplishments include: helping to fund the creation of the Children's Hospital's child protection center and the child life program of education and play therapy for children; significant funding of the hospital's intensive care units' equipment; and funding for school-based health centers in Milwaukee schools.

Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Foundation provides philanthropic support to Children's Hospital of Wisconsin and its tax-exempt affiliates. The Foundation has advanced the Hospital's mission by securing endowment funds for a large number of programs and services related to pediatric patient care, education, research and advocacy for children. Our accomplishments include: helping to fund the creation of the Children's Hospital's child protection center and the child life program of education and play therapy for children; significant funding of the hospital's intensive care units' equipment; and funding for school-based health centers in Milwaukee schools.

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Financial

two stars

70.54

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 05/01/2020 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)
69.4%
  Administrative Expenses 12.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 18.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.20
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 21.53
  Program Expenses Growth -4.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Foundation (WI) 77.76 two stars
American Friends of ALYN Hospital (NY) 89.38 three stars
Children's Hospital Foundation (OK) 91.64 four stars
Children's Hospital Guild Association (WA) 86.84 three stars
CHOC Foundation (CA) 85.97 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $20,302,681
   Federated Campaigns $448,239
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $2,886,671
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $23,637,591
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $23,637,591
   Other Revenue $57,182,260
TOTAL REVENUE $80,819,851
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $17,291,426
   Administrative Expenses $4,106,571
   Fundraising Expenses $4,924,135
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $26,322,132
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $54,497,719
   
Net Assets $782,081,888

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 the Children's Hospital of Wisconsin $7,015,014 40.6%
Raise Funds to Support Research $4,807,945 27.8%
Raise Funds to Support Community Programs $3,763,235 21.8%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 05/01/2020 77.76 two stars
2017-12 06/01/2019 80.69 three stars
2016-12 06/01/2018 87.65 three stars
2015-12 06/01/2017 85.85 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 84.07 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 08/01/2015 83.36 three stars
2012-12 06/01/2014 75.98 two stars
2011-12 05/01/2013 70.00 two stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 72.56 two stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 79.99 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 06/01/2011 74.10 two stars
2008-12 07/01/2010 90.71 four stars
2007-12 07/01/2009 90.49 four stars
2006-12 07/01/2008 90.22 four stars
2005-12 08/01/2007 73.66 two stars
2004-12 05/01/2006 79.31 two stars
2003-12 05/01/2005 73.73 two stars
2002-12 05/01/2004 90.10 four stars
2001-12 04/15/2003 89.64 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 39-1500075
Name in IRS Master File CHILDRENS HOSPITAL OF WISCONSIN FOUNDATION INC
NTEE Code E11
NTEE Classification Single Organization Support
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
(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 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 March, 1985
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 Compensation from Affiliates
Not compensated -- Meg Bryski Nelson President & Chief Development Officer $451,481
Other Salaries of Note
$271,555 1.03% Jeff Stewart Chief Operating Officer --
$248,545 0.94% Maryanne Kessel Executive Development Director --
$239,548 0.91% Jay Rabideaux VP, Development --
$204,307 0.77% Christine Baranoucky VP, Engagement & Stewardship --

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Foundation (WI) 77.76 two stars
Rady Children's Hospital Foundation - San Diego (CA) 88.42 three stars
ALSAC - St. Jude Children's Research Hospital (TN) 91.31 four stars
Children's Hospital Guild Association (WA) 86.84 three stars
Jonsson Cancer Center Foundation (CA) 96.66 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Foundation
999 North 92nd Street
Suite 220
Milwaukee, WI 53226
tel: (888) 543-7233
fax: (414) 266-6139
EIN: 39-1500075

Mail donations to:
M.S. 3050
P.O. Box 1997
Milwaukee, WI 53201

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Board Leadership

Chris Kaltenbach
Chair

CEO

Meg Brzynski Nelson
Chief Executive Officer

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