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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Kickstart Kids

Character through Karate

three stars

81.52

10222 Westheimer Rd Houston, TX 77042
tel: (713) 868-6003   Web Site
EIN: 52-1706526

Board Leadership
Chuck Norris & Gena Norris
Co-Chairs

CEO
Susie Peake
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 81.52 three stars
  Financial 78.60 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 09/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Within every child is the power to dream more, learn more, do more, and become more. Following in the vision of our founder Chuck Norris, we believe that power can be unlocked through the martial arts. Kickstart Kids teaches character through karate to empower youth with core values, such as discipline and respect, to achieve their greatest potential. Black belt instructors deliver daily in-school lessons that create a positive impact on students, their families, schools, and communities. Since its inception in 1992, more than 95,000 youth have benefited from this one-of-a-kind, life-changing program.

Within every child is the power to dream more, learn more, do more, and become more. Following in the vision of our founder Chuck Norris, we believe that power can be unlocked through the martial arts. Kickstart Kids teaches character through karate to empower youth with core values, such as discipline and respect, to achieve their greatest potential. Black belt instructors deliver daily in-school lessons that create a positive impact on students, their families, schools, and communities. Since its inception in 1992, more than 95,000 youth have benefited from this one-of-a-kind, life-changing program.

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Financial

two stars

78.60

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 09/01/2018 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)
80.1%
  Administrative Expenses 9.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.33
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.22
  Program Expenses Growth 9.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 31.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Kickstart Kids on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Kickstart Kids on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Kickstart Kids (TX) 81.52 three stars
Girls Inc. of Sarasota County (FL) 90.29 four stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Newport County (RI) 89.02 three stars
Rodeheaver Boys Ranch (FL) 94.56 four stars
Boys & Girls Club of Laguna Beach (CA) 91.61 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,236,415
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $748,042
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,984,457
   Program Service Revenue $3,539,136
Total Primary Revenue $5,523,593
   Other Revenue $117,599
TOTAL REVENUE $5,641,192
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,496,102
   Administrative Expenses $463,600
   Fundraising Expenses $681,370
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,641,072
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $120
   
Net Assets $1,155,974

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
In-School Program $4,496,102 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 09/01/2018 81.52 three stars
2016-06 02/01/2018 81.64 three stars
2015-06 12/01/2016 84.50 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 81.86 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 81.44 three stars
2013-06 12/22/2014 87.71 three stars
2012-06 11/01/2013 86.13 three stars
2011-06 09/01/2012 85.39 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 89.75 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 05/01/2011 89.30 three stars
2008-12 06/01/2010 89.98 three stars
2007-12 06/01/2009 89.65 three stars
2006-12 03/01/2008 84.40 three stars
2005-12 02/01/2007 87.47 three stars
2004-12 01/01/2006 86.24 three stars
2003-12 12/01/2004 88.67 three stars
2002-12 12/01/2003 95.70 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 52-1706526
Name in IRS Master File KICK DRUGS OUT OF AMERICA FOUNDATION
NTEE Code O99
NTEE Classification Youth Development N.E.C.
NTEE Type Youth Development
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (537) Use of drugs or narcotics
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 February, 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
None reported -- This organization did not report a CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Kickstart Kids (TX) 81.52 three stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Chicago (IL) 86.52 three stars
Big Brothers Big Sisters Independence Region (PA) 90.26 four stars
Boy Scouts of America, South Texas Council (TX) 89.66 three stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Harford County (MD) 86.20 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Kickstart Kids
10222 Westheimer Rd
Houston, TX 77042
tel: (713) 868-6003
fax: (713) 880-1279
EIN: 52-1706526

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Board Leadership

Chuck Norris & Gena Norris
Co-Chairs

CEO

Susie Peake
Executive Director

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