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Starlight Children's Foundation

Supporting kids and families, strengthening communities

four stars

90.52

400 Corporate Point Suite 590
Culver City, CA 90230
tel: (310) 479-1212   Web Site
EIN: 95-3802159

Board Leadership
Cara Natterson
Chair

CEO
Chief Helfrich
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.52 four stars
  Financial 86.60 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Starlight Children's Foundation partners with experts to improve the life and health of kids and families around the world.

Starlight Children's Foundation partners with experts to improve the life and health of kids and families around the world.

Financial

three stars

86.60

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 03/01/2018 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)
81.7%
  Administrative Expenses 10.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.99
  Program Expenses Growth 5.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 32.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Starlight Children's Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Starlight Children's Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Starlight Children's Foundation (CA) 90.52 four stars
Dreams Come True (FL) 92.22 four stars
Make-A-Wish Foundation of New Mexico (NM) 86.69 three stars
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Northeastern California and Northern Nevada (CA) 87.65 three stars
Make-A-Wish Arizona (AZ) 86.43 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,936,443
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $18,563
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $5,955,006
   Program Service Revenue $45,000
Total Primary Revenue $6,000,006
   Other Revenue $18,928
TOTAL REVENUE $6,018,934
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,519,547
   Administrative Expenses $783,247
   Fundraising Expenses $557,516
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,860,310
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $158,624
   
Net Assets $5,733,188

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
Starlight Special Delivery $1,385,503 30.7%
Starlight Sites $1,131,121 25.0%
Starlight Fun Centers $764,683 16.9%

Ratings History
Starlight Children's Foundation has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 03/01/2018 90.52 four stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 98.02 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 90.99 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 84.59 three stars
2013-12 08/01/2015 84.21 three stars
2013-12 12/22/2014 83.95 three stars
2012-12 06/01/2014 81.60 three stars
2012-12 05/01/2014 81.54 three stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 81.49 three stars
2011-03 08/01/2013 74.58 two stars
2011-03 05/01/2012 74.10 two stars
2010-03 09/20/2011 79.26 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-03 02/01/2011 71.20 two stars
2009-03 08/01/2010 80.36 three stars
2008-03 07/01/2009 90.31 four stars
2007-03 04/01/2008 85.24 three stars
2006-03 04/01/2007 90.95 four stars
2005-03 05/01/2006 93.06 four stars
2004-03 07/01/2005 98.92 four stars
2003-03 03/01/2004 93.38 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 95-3802159
Name in IRS Master File STARLIGHT CHILDRENS FOUNDATION
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Religious Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (160) Aid to the handicapped (see also 031)
(994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(6) Missionary activities
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 parent (group ruling) and is not a church or 501(c)(1) organization.
Group Name STARLIGHT CHILDRENS FOUNDATION
Ruling Date September, 1987
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
$319,542 5.45% Jacqueline Hart Global Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Starlight Children's Foundation (CA) 90.52 four stars
Make-A-Wish Foundation of San Diego (CA) 93.47 four stars
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Northeastern California and Northern Nevada (CA) 87.65 three stars
Give Kids The World Village (FL) 98.62 four stars
Make-A-Wish Foundation of South Dakota (SD) 88.23 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Starlight Children's Foundation
400 Corporate Point
Suite 590
Culver City, CA 90230
tel: (310) 479-1212
EIN: 95-3802159

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Board Leadership

Cara Natterson
Chair

CEO

Chief Helfrich
Chief Executive Officer

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