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Variety - the Children's Charity of the Greater Philadelphia Region

Helping children with disabilities

three stars

87.63

2950 Potshop Road P.O. Box 609
Worcester, PA 19490
tel: (610) 584-4366   Web Site
EIN: 23-6392728

Board Leadership
Douglas I. Zeiders
President

CEO
Angus I. Murray
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.63 three stars
  Financial 82.97 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

three stars

82.97

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 04/01/2017 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)
77.9%
  Administrative Expenses 17.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.19
  Program Expenses Growth -33.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 13.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Variety - the Children's Charity of the Greater Philadelphia Region on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Variety - the Children's Charity of the Greater Philadelphia Region on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Variety - the Children's Charity of the Greater Philadelphia Region (PA) 87.63 three stars
Easter Seals Capper Foundation (KS) 92.92 four stars
Variety the Children's Charity of Iowa (IA) 87.25 three stars
Variety the Children's Charity of St. Louis (MO) 93.45 four stars
Pine Tree Society (ME) 92.94 four stars

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Variety builds independence and self-confidence in children and youth with disabilities by engaging them in recreational, social and educational enrichment activities, while connecting families to resources.

Variety the Children's Charity of Greater Philadelphia has been serving children with disabilities since 1935. Our programs and services are designed to best address the children's social, educational, and recreational needs without regards to economic status, race, creed, gender, or type of disability. Variety serves children between birth and 21 with temporary and/or permanent disabilities resulting from injury, illness, or congenital conditions.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,032,051
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,032,051
   Program Service Revenue $10,033
Total Primary Revenue $1,042,084
   Other Revenue $139,949
TOTAL REVENUE $1,182,033
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $849,910
   Administrative Expenses $95,198
   Fundraising Expenses $75,147
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,020,255
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $161,778
   
Net Assets $2,405,634

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
After School and Summer Programs $849,910 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-09 04/01/2017 87.63 three stars
2014-09 10/01/2016 81.17 three stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 81.17 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 12/22/2015 76.43 two stars
2013-09 05/01/2015 81.30 three stars
2012-09 02/01/2014 91.63 four stars
2011-09 07/01/2013 91.78 four stars
2011-09 12/01/2012 89.82 three stars
2010-09 02/01/2012 85.10 three stars
2009-09 09/20/2011 69.53 one star
 
CN 1.0
2009-09 02/01/2011 55.52 one star
2008-09 04/01/2010 88.17 three stars
2007-09 11/01/2008 80.15 three stars
2006-09 11/01/2007 85.50 three stars
2005-09 10/01/2006 84.88 three stars
2004-09 10/01/2005 76.76 two stars
2003-09 03/01/2005 76.45 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 23-6392728
Name in IRS Master File HEART OF VARIETY FUND
NTEE Code E50
NTEE Classification Rehabilitative Medical Services
NTEE Type Health - General and Rehabilitative
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (927) Fundraising
(602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
(160) Aid to the handicapped (see also 031)
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 November, 1945
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
  • September, 2012
  • September, 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 Compensation from Affiliates
Not compensated -- Angus Murray Chief Executive Officer $75,417

Variety builds independence and self-confidence in children and youth with disabilities by engaging them in recreational, social and educational enrichment activities, while connecting families to resources.

Variety the Children's Charity of Greater Philadelphia has been serving children with disabilities since 1935. Our programs and services are designed to best address the children's social, educational, and recreational needs without regards to economic status, race, creed, gender, or type of disability. Variety serves children between birth and 21 with temporary and/or permanent disabilities resulting from injury, illness, or congenital conditions.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Variety - the Children's Charity of the Greater Philadelphia Region (PA) 87.63 three stars
Pearl Buck Center, Inc. (OR) 93.22 four stars
The Asperger-Autism Network (MA) 85.11 three stars
Jewelers for Children (NY) 88.31 three stars
Turnstone Center for Disabled Children and Adults (IN) 89.76 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Variety - the Children's Charity of the Greater Philadelphia Region
2950 Potshop Road
P.O. Box 609
Worcester, PA 19490
tel: (610) 584-4366
fax: (610) 584-5586
EIN: 23-6392728

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Board Leadership

Douglas I. Zeiders
President

CEO

Angus I. Murray
Chief Executive Officer

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