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Human Services : Children's and Family Services

Bo's Place

Where hearts are healed.

four stars

91.94

10050 Buffalo Speedway Houston, TX 77054
tel: (713) 942-8339   Web Site
EIN: 76-0326979

Board Leadership
Meredith Chastang
President

CEO
Mary Beth Staine
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.94 four stars
  Financial 88.61 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Bo's Place exists to enhance the lives of those who have experienced the death of a loved one. Bo's Place serves as Houston's premier grief support center for children, teens, parents/guardians, and adults. Bo's Place was founded in 1990 as The Grief Center of Texas by two community members after their own grief experiences and realization of the unmet need for comprehensive grief support services in Houston for children, teens, and their families. In 1995, The Grief Center became Bo's Place, a bereavement center named in memory of Laurence Bosworth Neuhaus, Jr., a Houstonian who died at the age of 12. After receiving a terminal diagnosis, he lived his life with conviction that we can accept death as a part of life and strive for healthy grieving that honors our loved ones, a belief that embodies Bo's Place programs. Bo's family remains actively engaged and supportive of Bo's Place.

Bo's Place exists to enhance the lives of those who have experienced the death of a loved one. Bo's Place serves as Houston's premier grief support center for children, teens, parents/guardians, and adults. Bo's Place was founded in 1990 as The Grief Center of Texas by two community members after their own grief experiences and realization of the unmet need for comprehensive grief support services in Houston for children, teens, and their families. In 1995, The Grief Center became Bo's Place, a bereavement center named in memory of Laurence Bosworth Neuhaus, Jr., a Houstonian who died at the age of 12. After receiving a terminal diagnosis, he lived his life with conviction that we can accept death as a part of life and strive for healthy grieving that honors our loved ones, a belief that embodies Bo's Place programs. Bo's family remains actively engaged and supportive of Bo's Place.

Financial

three stars

88.61

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2018 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)
71.4%
  Administrative Expenses 10.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 17.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.18
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.94
  Program Expenses Growth 10.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Bo's Place on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Bo's Place on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Bo's Place (TX) 91.94 four stars
The Empty Stocking Fund (GA) 87.70 three stars
Voices for Children, CA (CA) 88.48 three stars
Cradles to Crayons (MA) 96.46 four stars
HomeSafe (FL) 93.64 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,061,820
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $841,178
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,902,998
   Program Service Revenue $12,973
Total Primary Revenue $1,915,971
   Other Revenue $93,970
TOTAL REVENUE $2,009,941
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,443,959
   Administrative Expenses $226,418
   Fundraising Expenses $361,261
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,031,638
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-21,697
   
Net Assets $5,543,770

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
Grief Support Services $1,330,477 92.1%
Camp Healing Hearts $113,482 7.9%

Ratings History
Bo's Place has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 06/01/2018 91.94 four stars
2016-06 06/01/2017 91.42 four stars
2015-06 09/01/2016 91.59 four stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 91.13 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 92.10 four stars
2013-06 06/01/2014 78.22 two stars
2012-06 09/01/2013 82.32 three stars
2011-06 06/01/2012 79.38 two stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 88.69 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 06/01/2011 84.29 three stars
2009-06 11/01/2010 84.35 three stars
2008-06 12/01/2009 86.68 three stars
2007-06 10/01/2008 79.83 two stars
2006-06 07/01/2007 80.53 three stars
2005-06 04/01/2006 85.19 three stars
2004-06 07/01/2005 76.75 two stars
2003-06 04/01/2004 82.37 three stars
2002-06 06/09/2003 89.42 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 76-0326979
Name in IRS Master File BOS PLACE
NTEE Code A99
NTEE Classification Arts, Culture, and Humanities N.E.C.
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (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, 1991
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013

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
$124,647 6.13% Mary Beth Staine Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Bo's Place (TX) 91.94 four stars
SAFEchild (NC) 91.00 four stars
Children's Advocacy Center of Collier County (FL) 93.55 four stars
SOS Children's Villages - Illinois (IL) 85.00 three stars
Teammates for Kids Foundation (CO) 90.27 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Bo's Place
10050 Buffalo Speedway
Houston, TX 77054
tel: (713) 942-8339
fax: (713) 942-2252
EIN: 76-0326979

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Board Leadership

Meredith Chastang
President

CEO

Mary Beth Staine
Executive Director

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