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Camp Sunshine, Maine

A retreat for children with life-threatening illnesses and their families

four stars

96.72

35 Acadia Road Casco, ME 04015
tel: (207) 655-3800   Web Site
EIN: 22-2582877

Board Leadership
Anna Gould
Board Chair

CEO
Michael Katz
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 96.72 four stars
  Financial 95.37 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Camp Sunshine supports children with life threatening illnesses and their families. The camp has the distinction of being the only program in the nation whose mission is to address the impact of a life threatening illness on every member of the immediate family - the ill child, the parents, and the siblings. Since its inception in 1984, Camp Sunshine has provided a haven for over 30,000 individuals from diverse cultural backgrounds. Our focus is on alleviating the strain that a life threatening illness takes not only on the sick child but also on other family members. Families have an opportunity to rebuild their relationships together and meet other families facing similar challenges.

Camp Sunshine supports children with life threatening illnesses and their families. The camp has the distinction of being the only program in the nation whose mission is to address the impact of a life threatening illness on every member of the immediate family - the ill child, the parents, and the siblings. Since its inception in 1984, Camp Sunshine has provided a haven for over 30,000 individuals from diverse cultural backgrounds. Our focus is on alleviating the strain that a life threatening illness takes not only on the sick child but also on other family members. Families have an opportunity to rebuild their relationships together and meet other families facing similar challenges.

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Financial

four stars

95.37

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 10/01/2019 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)
86.1%
  Administrative Expenses 6.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 6.04
  Program Expenses Growth 5.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Camp Sunshine, Maine on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Camp Sunshine, Maine on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Camp Sunshine, Maine (ME) 96.72 four stars
The Periwinkle Foundation (TX) 88.07 three stars
Double H Ranch (NY) 86.14 three stars
Rising Treetops at Oakhurst (NY) 95.43 four stars
Okizu Foundation (CA) 86.23 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,127,938
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $142,765
   Fundraising Events $1,140,545
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $4,411,248
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $4,411,248
   Other Revenue $446,092
TOTAL REVENUE $4,857,340
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,303,956
   Administrative Expenses $226,644
   Fundraising Expenses $271,415
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,802,015
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,055,325
   
Net Assets $31,715,483

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
Camp Sunshine $3,303,956 100.0%

Ratings History
Camp Sunshine, Maine has received 6 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-10 10/01/2019 96.72 four stars
2018-10 09/03/2019 94.06 four stars
2017-10 09/01/2018 95.98 four stars
2016-10 12/01/2017 94.93 four stars
2015-10 11/01/2016 95.34 four stars
2014-10 06/01/2016 96.75 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-10 10/01/2015 91.80 four stars
2013-10 04/01/2015 93.65 four stars
2013-10 10/01/2014 89.88 three stars
2012-10 08/01/2013 97.75 four stars
2011-10 06/01/2012 96.46 four stars
2010-10 09/20/2011 98.58 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-10 05/01/2010 84.21 three stars
2008-10 10/01/2009 85.56 three stars
2007-10 09/01/2008 98.61 four stars
2006-10 10/01/2007 98.54 four stars
2005-10 06/01/2006 98.55 four stars
2004-10 07/01/2005 92.97 four stars
2003-10 10/01/2004 98.66 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 22-2582877
Name in IRS Master File CAMP SUNSHINE AT SEBAGO LAKE INC
NTEE Code N20
NTEE Classification Recreational and Sporting Camps
NTEE Type Recreation, Sports, Leisure, Athletics
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (325) Camp
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 March, 1985
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End October
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • October, 2017
  • October, 2016
  • October, 2015
  • October, 2014
  • October, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$139,168 3.66% Michael Katz Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$183,134 4.81% Andrew Eichenfield Medical Director
$155,882 4.09% Nancy Cincotta Psychosocial Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Camp Sunshine, Maine (ME) 96.72 four stars
SeriousFun Children's Network (CT) 91.85 four stars
Camp Quality USA (OH) 90.25 four stars
Camp Aranzazu (TX) 90.19 four stars
Double H Ranch (NY) 86.14 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Camp Sunshine, Maine
35 Acadia Road
Casco, ME 04015
tel: (207) 655-3800
fax: (207) 655-3825
EIN: 22-2582877

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Board Leadership

Anna Gould
Board Chair

CEO

Michael Katz
Executive Director

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