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Human Services : Children's and Family Services

Bo's Place

Where hearts are healed.

four stars

91.42

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

Board Leadership
Debbie L. Gregg, LMSW
President

CEO
Mary Beth Staine
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.42 four stars
  Financial 88.55 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Bo's Place is a free-of-charge bereavement center offering multiple grief support services for children, families, and adults in their grief journey, and provides education and resources for those who assist people in grief. Bo's Place exists to enhance the lives of those who have experienced the death of a loved one. Founded in 1990, Bo's Place operates on the belief that it is helpful and healing for grieving children and adults to share their stories, memories, experiences, thoughts, and feelings with other grieving children and adults. Bo's Place offers the only free on-going grief support program in the greater Houston area for children and their families.

Bo's Place is a free-of-charge bereavement center offering multiple grief support services for children, families, and adults in their grief journey, and provides education and resources for those who assist people in grief. Bo's Place exists to enhance the lives of those who have experienced the death of a loved one. Founded in 1990, Bo's Place operates on the belief that it is helpful and healing for grieving children and adults to share their stories, memories, experiences, thoughts, and feelings with other grieving children and adults. Bo's Place offers the only free on-going grief support program in the greater Houston area for children and their families.

Financial

three stars

88.55

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 06/01/2017 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)
71.2%
  Administrative Expenses 10.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 17.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.18
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.14
  Program Expenses Growth 12.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.5%
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.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Bo's Place (TX) 91.42 four stars
Cookie Cart (MN) 86.66 three stars
Arby's Foundation (GA) 94.28 four stars
Children's Advocacy Center of Collier County (FL) 93.55 four stars
Teen Parent Connection (IL) 89.39 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,109,728
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $696,146
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,805,874
   Program Service Revenue $10,260
Total Primary Revenue $1,816,134
   Other Revenue $91,342
TOTAL REVENUE $1,907,476
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,386,412
   Administrative Expenses $202,180
   Fundraising Expenses $315,548
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,904,140
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $3,336
   
Net Assets $5,397,734

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 $1,273,203 91.8%
Camp Healing Hearts $113,209 8.2%

Ratings History
Bo's Place has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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
$117,814 6.18% Mary Beth Staine Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Bo's Place (TX) 91.42 four stars
University City Children's Center (MO) 89.04 three stars
Youth First (IN) 90.58 four stars
Child Crisis Arizona (AZ) 97.56 four stars
Providence House (OH) 93.17 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

Debbie L. Gregg, LMSW
President

CEO

Mary Beth Staine
Executive Director

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