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Health : Patient and Family Support

enCourage Kids Foundation

Changing Lives One Smile at a Time

three stars

89.25

1560 Broadway Suite 600
New York, NY 10036
tel: (212) 354-2878   Web Site
EIN: 13-3442216

Board Leadership
Joseph Wessely
President

CEO
Michele Hall-Duncan
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.25 three stars
  Financial 84.80 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

enCourage Kids Foundation encourages all kids facing health challenges to be carefree kids by creating environments and experiences that help them through each step of their medical journey. Our programs reach kids facing a variety of health issues - from those receiving chemo treatments in a clinic to those who live with a chronic illness that may not be visible. What they all have in common is that they deserve the same opportunities to laugh, to play, and to have fun - whether they are being treated in the hospital or living with their struggles at home.

enCourage Kids Foundation encourages all kids facing health challenges to be carefree kids by creating environments and experiences that help them through each step of their medical journey. Our programs reach kids facing a variety of health issues - from those receiving chemo treatments in a clinic to those who live with a chronic illness that may not be visible. What they all have in common is that they deserve the same opportunities to laugh, to play, and to have fun - whether they are being treated in the hospital or living with their struggles at home.

Financial

three stars

84.80

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 03/01/2019 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)
84.3%
  Administrative Expenses 7.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.91
  Program Expenses Growth -0.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 12.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by enCourage Kids Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by enCourage Kids Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
enCourage Kids Foundation (NY) 89.25 three stars
Starlight Children's Foundation (CA) 90.52 four stars
The Rainbow Connection (MI) 96.66 four stars
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Southern Nevada (NV) 88.05 three stars
Make-A-Wish Arizona (AZ) 86.43 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,401,289
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $2,169,057
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,570,346
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $3,570,346
   Other Revenue $-126,821
TOTAL REVENUE $3,443,525
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,757,022
   Administrative Expenses $190,222
   Fundraising Expenses $163,436
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,110,680
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $332,845
   
Net Assets $2,901,280

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
Escape Programs $1,198,419 43.5%
Hospital Happenings $745,636 27.0%
Pediatric Hospital Support Program $625,969 22.7%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 03/01/2019 89.25 three stars
2017-12 02/01/2019 84.92 three stars
2016-12 04/01/2018 84.11 three stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 83.97 three stars
2014-12 07/01/2016 86.35 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 86.06 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 08/01/2015 78.60 two stars
2012-12 04/01/2014 84.13 three stars
2011-03 03/01/2012 83.51 three stars
2010-03 09/20/2011 79.53 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-03 07/01/2011 71.05 two stars
2009-03 08/01/2010 90.08 four stars
2008-03 11/01/2009 91.98 four stars
2007-03 12/01/2008 98.24 four stars
2006-03 07/01/2007 90.78 four stars
2005-03 09/01/2006 98.59 four stars
2004-03 05/01/2005 77.89 two stars
2003-03 06/01/2004 82.24 three stars
2002-03 01/01/2004 81.79 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 13-3442216
Name in IRS Master File ENCOURAGE KIDS FOUNDATION
NTEE Code P30
NTEE Classification Children's, Youth Services
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
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, 2016
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
$160,920 5.17% Michele Hall-Duncan Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
enCourage Kids Foundation (NY) 89.25 three stars
Make-A-Wish Foundation of South Dakota (SD) 88.23 three stars
Make-A-Wish Arizona (AZ) 86.43 three stars
Dreams Come True (FL) 92.22 four stars
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Southern Nevada (NV) 88.05 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

enCourage Kids Foundation
1560 Broadway
Suite 600
New York, NY 10036
tel: (212) 354-2878
fax: (212) 354-2977
EIN: 13-3442216

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Board Leadership

Joseph Wessely
President

CEO

Michele Hall-Duncan
Executive Director

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