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Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southern California

Keeping Families Close

three stars

86.94

4560 Fountain Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90029
tel: (323) 644-6400   Web Site
EIN: 95-3167869

Board Leadership
John Owens
Chair

CEO
Vincent M. Bryson
Chief Executive Officer

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.94 three stars
  Financial 81.98 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Southern California was founded 41 years ago in 1977. The mission of our organization is to provide comfort, care and support to children and families in Southern California. We express this mission primarily through Ronald McDonald Houses located in Los Angeles, Pasadena, Loma Linda, Long Beach, Orange County and Bakersfield, through Camp Ronald McDonald for Good Times, a cost-free sleep away camp for children with cancer and their siblings located in the mountains near Idyllwild, and two Ronald McDonald Family Rooms in Orange County. The Southern California chapter of Ronald McDonald House Charities is the largest in the United States.

Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Southern California was founded 41 years ago in 1977. The mission of our organization is to provide comfort, care and support to children and families in Southern California. We express this mission primarily through Ronald McDonald Houses located in Los Angeles, Pasadena, Loma Linda, Long Beach, Orange County and Bakersfield, through Camp Ronald McDonald for Good Times, a cost-free sleep away camp for children with cancer and their siblings located in the mountains near Idyllwild, and two Ronald McDonald Family Rooms in Orange County. The Southern California chapter of Ronald McDonald House Charities is the largest in the United States.

Financial

three stars

81.98

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 06/01/2017 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)
72.1%
  Administrative Expenses 12.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 15.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.16
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 5.17
  Program Expenses Growth 2.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southern California on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southern California on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southern California (CA) 86.94 three stars
AIDS Emergency Fund (CA) 86.69 three stars
Smith Center for Healing and the Arts (DC) 85.22 three stars
Breast Cancer Resource Center (TX) 87.14 three stars
Caring Voice Coalition (VA) 95.47 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $11,287,932
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,852,432
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $13,140,364
   Program Service Revenue $613,088
Total Primary Revenue $13,753,452
   Other Revenue $2,757,343
TOTAL REVENUE $16,510,795
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $8,716,623
   Administrative Expenses $1,358,304
   Fundraising Expenses $1,998,973
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $12,073,900
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $4,436,895
   
Net Assets $61,262,839

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
House Operation $5,981,353 68.6%
Camp Ronald McDonald $1,815,989 20.8%
Scholarships $919,281 10.5%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 06/01/2017 86.94 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 86.45 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 86.96 three stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 83.04 three stars
2012-12 08/01/2014 86.01 three stars
2011-12 02/01/2014 77.06 two stars
2011-12 07/01/2013 76.54 two stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 89.41 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 87.09 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 12/01/2010 82.48 three stars
2008-12 05/01/2010 85.19 three stars
2007-12 03/01/2009 88.82 three stars
2006-12 12/01/2007 88.02 three stars
2005-12 02/01/2007 89.67 three stars
2004-12 08/01/2006 93.12 four stars
2003-12 04/01/2005 84.99 three stars
2002-12 04/01/2004 90.01 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 95-3167869
Name in IRS Master File RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE CHARITIES OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(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 November, 1977
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, 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
$218,793 1.81% Vincent M. Bryson Chief Executive Officer
Other Salaries of Note
$136,504 1.13% Julee Brooks Executive Director
$126,819 1.05% Sarah Orth Executive Director
$114,326 0.94% Cheri Bazley Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southern California (CA) 86.94 three stars
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Smith Center for Healing and the Arts (DC) 85.22 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southern California
4560 Fountain Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90029
tel: (323) 644-6400
fax: (626) 744-9969
EIN: 95-3167869

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Board Leadership

John Owens
Chair

CEO

Vincent M. Bryson
Chief Executive Officer

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