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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Kickstart Kids

Character through Karate

three stars

84.50

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

Board Leadership
Chuck Norris & Gena Norris
Co-Chairs

CEO
Pat Kaufman
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 84.50 three stars
  Financial 84.02 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 12/01/2016 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

three stars

84.02

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 12/01/2016 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)
81.6%
  Administrative Expenses 10.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.26
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.27
  Program Expenses Growth 6.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 33.3%
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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Kickstart Kids (TX) 84.50 three stars
Novato Youth Center (CA) 90.71 four stars
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Eastern Missouri (MO) 91.93 four stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee (WI) 94.12 four stars
Boy Scouts of America Greater Cleveland Council (OH) 89.33 three stars

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Kickstart Kids is a non-profit foundation that delivers a Texas Education Agency (TEA) recognized in-school physical education program teaching character through karate. Daily lessons include martial arts instruction and lessons from our unique values curriculum focusing on honesty, courage, dedication, and discipline. Kickstart Kids gives youth the tools and support they need to successfully navigate challenges they confront each day. Students of the program enjoy higher levels of academic and social success, becoming more productive members of their schools and local communities.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $564,677
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $531,673
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,096,350
   Program Service Revenue $3,031,643
Total Primary Revenue $4,127,993
   Other Revenue $312,315
TOTAL REVENUE $4,440,308
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,829,505
   Administrative Expenses $491,078
   Fundraising Expenses $337,162
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,657,745
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-217,437
   
Net Assets $1,221,248

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 $3,829,505 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
  • June, 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
None reported -- This organization did not report a CEO

Kickstart Kids is a non-profit foundation that delivers a Texas Education Agency (TEA) recognized in-school physical education program teaching character through karate. Daily lessons include martial arts instruction and lessons from our unique values curriculum focusing on honesty, courage, dedication, and discipline. Kickstart Kids gives youth the tools and support they need to successfully navigate challenges they confront each day. Students of the program enjoy higher levels of academic and social success, becoming more productive members of their schools and local communities.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Kickstart Kids (TX) 84.50 three stars
Wyman Center (MO) 93.98 four stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of the East Valley (AZ) 90.18 four stars
BUILD, Inc. (IL) 91.09 four stars
Big Brothers Big Sisters of New York City (NY) 89.38 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

Pat Kaufman
Executive Director

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