Health : Patient and Family Support

Starlight Children's Foundation

Delivering happiness to seriously ill children.

four stars

93.94

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

Board Leadership
Cara Natterson
Chair

CEO
Adam Garone
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.94 four stars
  Financial 91.44 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Starlight Children's Foundation delivers happiness to seriously ill children and their families.

Starlight Children's Foundation delivers happiness to seriously ill children and their families.

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Financial

four stars

91.44

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 05/01/2019 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)
81.3%
  Administrative Expenses 9.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.97
  Program Expenses Growth 25.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 20.8%
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.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $9,622,247
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,393,230
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $11,015,477
   Program Service Revenue $60,581
Total Primary Revenue $11,076,058
   Other Revenue $-30,525
TOTAL REVENUE $11,045,533
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $7,963,142
   Administrative Expenses $767,798
   Fundraising Expenses $1,075,117
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $9,806,057
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,239,476
   
Net Assets $7,160,437

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$280,500 2.86% Christopher Helfrich CEO

Mission

Starlight Children's Foundation delivers happiness to seriously ill children and their families.

Highly Rated

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Starlight Children's Foundation (CA) 93.94 four stars
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Make-A-Wish Foundation of Massachusetts and Rhode Island (MA) 87.31 three stars
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Southern Nevada (NV) 88.05 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

Adam Garone
Chief Executive Officer