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Health : Patient and Family Support (Grantmaking)

The Genesis Foundation for Children

Enhancing Care. Enriching Lives

one star

66.20

60 Temple Place Second Floor
Boston, MA 02111
tel: (617) 367-7070   Web Site
EIN: 04-2760083

Board Leadership
Judy Briggs
Chairman of the Board

CEO
Matthew Hoffman
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 66.20 one star
  Financial 52.30 zero star
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1982, the mission of the Genesis Foundation for Children (TGFC) is to raise money to fund innovative clinical, educational and therapeutic programs for children with complex genetic disorders. Our work ensures that these children and their families receive the care and support they need. The Genesis Foundation for Children primarily supports The Feingold Center for Children at Boston Children's Hospital (FCC), The Pregnancy Exposure InfoLine (PEIL) and Therapy & the Performing Arts (TPA). TGFC also provides support to others that share our desire to provide coordinated care to children with special needs.

Founded in 1982, the mission of the Genesis Foundation for Children (TGFC) is to raise money to fund innovative clinical, educational and therapeutic programs for children with complex genetic disorders. Our work ensures that these children and their families receive the care and support they need. The Genesis Foundation for Children primarily supports The Feingold Center for Children at Boston Children's Hospital (FCC), The Pregnancy Exposure InfoLine (PEIL) and Therapy & the Performing Arts (TPA). TGFC also provides support to others that share our desire to provide coordinated care to children with special needs.

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Financial

zero star

52.30

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
39.1%
  Administrative Expenses 22.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 37.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.38
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.75
  Program Expenses Growth 2.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 28.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Genesis Foundation for Children on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Genesis Foundation for Children on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Genesis Foundation for Children (MA) 66.20 one star
Sharsheret (NJ) 97.66 four stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Mid-Missouri (MO) 86.10 three stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southern California (CA) 85.49 three stars
Children's Cancer Center (FL) 94.48 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $307,725
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $584,548
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $892,273
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $892,273
   Other Revenue $28,185
TOTAL REVENUE $920,458
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $422,552
   Administrative Expenses $207,620
   Fundraising Expenses $256,712
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $886,884
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $33,574
   
Net Assets $688,165

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
Funding to Organizations for Care and Treatment $306,109 72.4%
Jennifer Creed Fund $79,343 18.8%
Funding of Programs for Therapy and Performing Arts $30,692 7.3%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 05/01/2020 66.20 one star
2017-12 06/01/2019 63.79 one star
2016-12 06/01/2018 66.41 one star
2016-12 05/01/2018 66.04 one star
2015-12 04/01/2017 68.05 one star
2014-12 06/01/2016 66.51 one star
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 03/01/2016 72.30 two stars
2014-12 12/22/2015 71.37 two stars
2013-12 04/01/2015 63.21 one star
2013-12 03/01/2015 62.50 one star
2012-12 05/01/2014 59.25 one star
2011-12 07/01/2013 62.65 one star
2010-12 11/06/2012 64.02 one star
2010-12 04/01/2012 63.51 one star
2009-12 09/20/2011 67.35 one star
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 06/01/2011 59.96 one star
2008-12 07/01/2010 60.94 one star
2007-12 05/01/2009 62.20 one star
2006-12 04/01/2008 64.35 one star
2005-12 04/01/2007 70.22 two 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 04-2760083
Name in IRS Master File THE GENESIS FOUNDATION FOR CHILDREN INC
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
(994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
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 August, 1982
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
Not compensated -- Matthew Hoffman President

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Genesis Foundation for Children (MA) 66.20 one star
Ronald McDonald House Charities Bay Area (CA) 93.14 four stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Kansas City (MO) 91.76 four stars
Main Stay Therapeutic Farm (IL) 100.00 four stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Florida (FL) 91.85 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

The Genesis Foundation for Children
60 Temple Place
Second Floor
Boston, MA 02111
tel: (617) 367-7070
fax: (617) 367-2265
EIN: 04-2760083

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Board Leadership

Judy Briggs
Chairman of the Board

CEO

Matthew Hoffman
President

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