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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Lives Under Construction Boys Ranch

Changing the way America saves at-risk youth

three stars

89.37

296 Boys Ranch Road Lampe, MO 65681
tel: (417) 779-5374   Web Site
EIN: 46-0368556

Board Leadership
Rodney Jans
Chairman of the Board

CEO
Ken Ortman
Founder and Administrator

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.37 three stars
  Financial 99.12 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 04/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Lives Under Construction Boys Ranch is a residential treatment home for at-risk boys between the ages of 7-21. We desire to help each boy find his way back to his family by changing his behaviors and by helping him discover those things about himself that help him re-build a positive structure for a successful future. This is done through behavior management techniques and individualized counseling, whereby goals are set for each young man, with the staff helping each boy achieve his goals. Through the use of Biblical counseling and applying Christian principles in their lives, we are re-building broken homes and family relationships.

Lives Under Construction Boys Ranch is a residential treatment home for at-risk boys between the ages of 7-21. We desire to help each boy find his way back to his family by changing his behaviors and by helping him discover those things about himself that help him re-build a positive structure for a successful future. This is done through behavior management techniques and individualized counseling, whereby goals are set for each young man, with the staff helping each boy achieve his goals. Through the use of Biblical counseling and applying Christian principles in their lives, we are re-building broken homes and family relationships.

Financial

four stars

99.12

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 04/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
92.1%
  Administrative Expenses 7.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 0.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.47
  Program Expenses Growth 5.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Lives Under Construction Boys Ranch on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Lives Under Construction Boys Ranch on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Lives Under Construction Boys Ranch (MO) 89.37 three stars
StandUp for Kids (GA) 94.29 four stars
The Omaha Home for Boys (NE) 87.45 three stars
Wears Valley Ranch (TN) 88.63 three stars
Joy Ranch (VA) 85.89 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,147,811
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,147,811
   Program Service Revenue $416,789
Total Primary Revenue $1,564,600
   Other Revenue $74,762
TOTAL REVENUE $1,639,362
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,259,820
   Administrative Expenses $69,631
   Fundraising Expenses $5,568
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,335,019
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $304,343
   
Net Assets $4,452,345

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-06 04/01/2018 89.37 three stars
2015-06 11/01/2016 88.39 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 91.11 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 85.67 three stars
2013-06 11/01/2014 84.14 three stars
2012-06 06/01/2013 91.91 four stars
2011-06 05/01/2012 88.85 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 91.94 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 07/01/2011 96.04 four stars
2009-06 08/01/2010 93.94 four stars
2008-06 10/01/2009 98.95 four stars
2007-06 06/01/2008 98.68 four stars
2006-06 04/01/2007 98.93 four stars
2005-06 06/01/2006 82.43 three stars
2004-06 03/01/2005 77.92 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 46-0368556
Name in IRS Master File LIVES UNDER CONSTRUCTION RANCH
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 (326) Care and housing of children (orphanage, etc)
(995) Described in section 509(a)(2) of the Code
(328) Combat juvenile delinquency
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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, 1983
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012

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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$47,300 3.54% Ken Ortman President

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Charity Contact Info

Lives Under Construction Boys Ranch
296 Boys Ranch Road
Lampe, MO 65681
tel: (417) 779-5374
fax: (417) 779-2106
EIN: 46-0368556

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Board Leadership

Rodney Jans
Chairman of the Board

CEO

Ken Ortman
Founder and Administrator

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