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Heart Center of America

Helping hands from hearts that care

zero star

25.75

2902 Tazewell Pike, Suite G Knoxville, TN 37918
tel: (865) 687-5838   Web Site
EIN: 58-1976599

CEO
Laura M. Perry
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 25.75 zero star
  Financial 0.00 zero star
  Accountability & Transparency 68.00 one star
This rating was published 04/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

zero star

0.00

Accountability & Transparency

one star

68.00

This rating was published 04/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
5.2%
  Administrative Expenses 20.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 74.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.80
  Working Capital Ratio (years) < 0.01
  Program Expenses Growth -4.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 2315.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Heart Center of America on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
Joint Cost Allocation Adjustment applied. Learn more.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Heart Center of America on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Heart Center of America (TN) 25.75 zero star
American Heart Association (TX) 91.33 four stars
National Stroke Association (CO) 86.74 three stars

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Heart Support of America (HSA) raises funds for the purpose of providing education, program services, and primarily direct aid to heart patients. Our mission is to promote and provide education, financial assistance, aid and support to heart patients with limited or depleted financial resources; to provide grants, commodities and gifts-in-kind to hospices and other health care providers; to procure and distribute donated merchandise to various organizations who aid the ill, needy, malnourished and infants; to assist governments in the provision of services to the public and to alleviate suffering and distress in the United States and other foreign states by aiding the poor, sick, and malnourished; and to assist governments in times of crisis and of emergency.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,086,670
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,086,670
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,086,670
   Other Revenue $0
TOTAL REVENUE $2,086,670
   
EXPENSES (Adjusted)  
   Program Expenses $129,806
   Administrative Expenses $627,003
   Fundraising Expenses $1,752,979
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,509,788
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-423,118
   
Net Assets $-2,799,504

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
Public Education $774,035 91.6%
Individuals $62,500 7.4%
Hospital $8,000 0.9%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 04/01/2017 25.75 zero star
2014-12 06/01/2016 25.75 zero star
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 11/01/2015 25.75 zero star
2013-12 04/01/2015 25.53 zero star
2012-12 11/01/2013 24.60 zero star
2011-12 12/20/2012 25.53 zero star
2010-12 09/01/2012 25.53 zero star
2010-12 12/01/2011 54.61 zero star
2009-12 09/20/2011 57.30 one star
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 03/01/2011 43.11 zero star
2008-12 02/01/2010 43.19 zero star
2007-12 02/01/2009 43.28 zero star
2006-12 12/01/2007 30.00 zero star
2005-12 02/01/2007 49.39 zero star
2004-12 01/01/2006 58.10 one star
2003-12 03/01/2005 53.16 zero star

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 58-1976599
Name in IRS Master File HEART CENTER OF AMERICA INC
NTEE Code E99
NTEE Classification Health - General and Rehabilitative N.E.C.
NTEE Type Health - General and Rehabilitative
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (179) Other health services
(559) Other matters
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 May, 1992
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, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$62,676 2.49% Laura Boyd President

Heart Support of America (HSA) raises funds for the purpose of providing education, program services, and primarily direct aid to heart patients. Our mission is to promote and provide education, financial assistance, aid and support to heart patients with limited or depleted financial resources; to provide grants, commodities and gifts-in-kind to hospices and other health care providers; to procure and distribute donated merchandise to various organizations who aid the ill, needy, malnourished and infants; to assist governments in the provision of services to the public and to alleviate suffering and distress in the United States and other foreign states by aiding the poor, sick, and malnourished; and to assist governments in times of crisis and of emergency.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Heart Center of America (TN) 25.75 zero star
American Heart Association (TX) 91.33 four stars
National Stroke Association (CO) 86.74 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Heart Center of America
2902 Tazewell Pike, Suite G
Knoxville, TN 37918
tel: (865) 687-5838
fax: (865) 687-5840
EIN: 58-1976599

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CEO

Laura M. Perry
President

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