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The Brookwood Community

Providing Spiritual, Educational, & Vocational Opportunities for Adults with Special Needs.

three stars

89.71

1752 FM 1489 Brookshire, TX 77423
tel: (281) 375-2100   Web Site
EIN: 74-1587672

Board Leadership
Thomas H. Wilson
Acting Chair

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.71 three stars
  Financial 96.04 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 86.00 three stars
This rating was published 02/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Brookwood Community is a God-centered educational, residential, and entrepreneurial community for adults with functional disabilities located in Brookshire, Texas, just west of Houston. Mission-spirited teachers work with the Brookwood citizens to provide a careful balance between independence and assistance. Brookwood demonstrates that with God's help, all people have a contribution to make to society if given the opportunity. The Briarwood School is an independent, co-educational day school for children with learning differences. Especially designed for children in grades K-12, the individualized educational process at Briarwood is total. We educate the mind, cultivate the spirit, and strive to enhance self-esteem through academic, physical, emotional, and social growth.

The Brookwood Community is a God-centered educational, residential, and entrepreneurial community for adults with functional disabilities located in Brookshire, Texas, just west of Houston. Mission-spirited teachers work with the Brookwood citizens to provide a careful balance between independence and assistance. Brookwood demonstrates that with God's help, all people have a contribution to make to society if given the opportunity. The Briarwood School is an independent, co-educational day school for children with learning differences. Especially designed for children in grades K-12, the individualized educational process at Briarwood is total. We educate the mind, cultivate the spirit, and strive to enhance self-esteem through academic, physical, emotional, and social growth.

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Financial

four stars

96.04

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

86.00

This rating was published 02/01/2019 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)
87.4%
  Administrative Expenses 8.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.57
  Program Expenses Growth 2.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Brookwood Community on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Brookwood Community on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Brookwood Community (TX) 89.71 three stars
Hadley Institute for the Blind and Visually Impaired (IL) 96.99 four stars
Blind Children's Learning Center (CA) 94.69 four stars
Little Light House (OK) 99.32 four stars
Eye to Eye (NY) 96.18 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $11,924,071
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,050,367
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $12,974,438
   Program Service Revenue $16,695,825
Total Primary Revenue $29,670,263
   Other Revenue $1,603,984
TOTAL REVENUE $31,274,247
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $19,449,745
   Administrative Expenses $2,078,873
   Fundraising Expenses $973,264
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $22,501,882
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $8,772,365
   
Net Assets $110,125,493

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
Residential and Day Program $11,195,631 57.6%
Briarwood School (K-12) $8,254,114 42.4%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-07 02/01/2019 89.71 three stars
2016-07 02/01/2018 90.05 four stars
2015-07 12/01/2016 90.05 four stars
2014-07 06/01/2016 88.84 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-07 11/01/2015 89.22 three stars
2013-07 02/01/2015 85.61 three stars
2012-07 12/01/2013 85.01 three stars
2011-07 12/01/2012 87.54 three stars
2010-07 12/01/2011 87.13 three stars
2009-07 09/20/2011 94.01 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-07 11/01/2010 92.31 four stars
2008-07 11/01/2009 94.13 four stars
2007-07 02/01/2009 89.26 three stars
2006-07 08/01/2007 96.42 four stars
2005-07 12/01/2006 95.91 four stars
2004-07 12/01/2005 98.44 four stars
2003-07 03/01/2005 88.99 three stars
2002-07 12/01/2003 95.46 four stars
2001-07 10/15/2002 87.36 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 74-1587672
Name in IRS Master File BRIARWOOD-BROOKWOOD INC
NTEE Code B28
NTEE Classification Specialized Education Institutions
NTEE Type Educational Institutions and Related Activities
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (30) School, college, trade school, etc.
(160) Aid to the handicapped (see also 031)
Foundation Status School 170(b)(1)(A)(ii)
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, 1968
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End July
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • July, 2017
  • July, 2016
  • July, 2015
  • July, 2014
  • July, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$167,529 0.74% Vivian Shudde CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Brookwood Community (TX) 89.71 three stars
Gateways: Access to Jewish Education (MA) 85.03 three stars
Hadley Institute for the Blind and Visually Impaired (IL) 96.99 four stars
Blind Children's Learning Center (CA) 94.69 four stars
Tucker-Maxon Oral School (OR) 86.89 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

The Brookwood Community
1752 FM 1489
Brookshire, TX 77423
tel: (281) 375-2100
EIN: 74-1587672

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Board Leadership

Thomas H. Wilson
Acting Chair

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