Human Services : Children's and Family Services (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

The Crystal Charity Ball

Serving the Children of Dallas County

three stars

87.98

3838 Oak Lawn Avenue Suite L150
Dallas, TX 75219
tel: (214) 526-5868   Web Site
EIN: 75-6035893

Board Leadership
Pam Perella
Chairman

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.98 three stars
  Financial 84.51 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/20/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Since 1952, the sole purpose of The Crystal Charity Ball has been to aid, support and make contributions to children's charities in Dallas County. As an organization independent of any national affiliation, members of The Crystal Charity Ball Committee have raised more than $143 million for more than 140 worthy beneficiaries over the past 65 years. In 2018, the 100 active members of The Crystal Charity Ball Committee committed to raise $6,501,105. These funds will support eight commendable Dallas organizations and give children hope for a healthier more productive future.

Since 1952, the sole purpose of The Crystal Charity Ball has been to aid, support and make contributions to children's charities in Dallas County. As an organization independent of any national affiliation, members of The Crystal Charity Ball Committee have raised more than $143 million for more than 140 worthy beneficiaries over the past 65 years. In 2018, the 100 active members of The Crystal Charity Ball Committee committed to raise $6,501,105. These funds will support eight commendable Dallas organizations and give children hope for a healthier more productive future.

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Financial

three stars

84.51

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 05/20/2019 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)
83.3%
  Administrative Expenses 2.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.42
  Program Expenses Growth -5.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 23.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Crystal Charity Ball on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Crystal Charity Ball on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $67,487
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $9,220,430
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $9,287,917
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $9,287,917
   Other Revenue $-1,177,585
TOTAL REVENUE $8,110,332
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,004,357
   Administrative Expenses $174,248
   Fundraising Expenses $842,869
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,021,474
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,088,858
   
Net Assets $16,739,657

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
Not compensated -- Pamela Perella Chairman

Mission

Since 1952, the sole purpose of The Crystal Charity Ball has been to aid, support and make contributions to children's charities in Dallas County. As an organization independent of any national affiliation, members of The Crystal Charity Ball Committee have raised more than $143 million for more than 140 worthy beneficiaries over the past 65 years. In 2018, the 100 active members of The Crystal Charity Ball Committee committed to raise $6,501,105. These funds will support eight commendable Dallas organizations and give children hope for a healthier more productive future.

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Charity Contact Info

The Crystal Charity Ball
3838 Oak Lawn Avenue
Suite L150
Dallas, TX 75219
tel: (214) 526-5868
fax: (214) 526-5872
EIN: 75-6035893

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Board Leadership

Pam Perella
Chairman