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Health : Patient and Family Support

enCourage Kids Foundation

Making Hospitals a Better Place to Get Better

three stars

89.39

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
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.39 three stars
  Financial 85.00 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

enCourage Kids Foundation helps humanize healthcare for children and their families by resourcing impact-driven pediatric programs and supporting the Child Life Community. Serving more than one million children annually, our programs offer relief from the constant burden of treatment, hospital stays, and doctor appointments, while also helping pediatric facilities to meet the unique needs of their patients.

enCourage Kids Foundation envisions a world where every child-regardless of the difficulty of his or her medical journey-experiences joy, hope, resilience, and healing.

enCourage Kids Foundation helps humanize healthcare for children and their families by resourcing impact-driven pediatric programs and supporting the Child Life Community. Serving more than one million children annually, our programs offer relief from the constant burden of treatment, hospital stays, and doctor appointments, while also helping pediatric facilities to meet the unique needs of their patients.

enCourage Kids Foundation envisions a world where every child-regardless of the difficulty of his or her medical journey-experiences joy, hope, resilience, and healing.

Financial

three stars

85.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
87.1%
  Administrative Expenses 6.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.69
  Program Expenses Growth -7.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 8.5%
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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
enCourage Kids Foundation (NY) 89.39 three stars
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Central and Northern Florida (FL) 87.03 three stars
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Illinois (IL) 85.79 three stars
Make-A-Wish International (AZ) 90.79 four stars
Make-A-Wish Greater Pennsylvania & West Virginia (PA) 85.17 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,177,546
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $828,920
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,006,466
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,006,466
   Other Revenue $353,243
TOTAL REVENUE $2,359,709
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,151,948
   Administrative Expenses $207,667
   Fundraising Expenses $203,149
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,562,764
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-203,055
   
Net Assets $2,074,404

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 $1,228,219 57.1%
Hospital Happenings $917,147 42.6%
Pediatric Hospital Support Program $6,582 0.3%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 06/01/2021 89.39 three stars
2018-12 02/01/2020 94.64 four stars
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

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, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$170,000 6.63% Michele Hall-Duncan President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
enCourage Kids Foundation (NY) 89.39 three stars
Make-A-Wish® Philadelphia, Delaware & Susquehanna Valley (PA) 88.86 three stars
Dreams Come True of Jacksonville (FL) 90.06 four stars
Make-A-Wish Foundation of San Diego (CA) 94.91 four stars
Sunshine Foundation (PA) 88.12 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
President & CEO

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