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Gilda's Club Grand Rapids

In This Together...Learn. Share. Laugh.

three stars

80.23

1806 Bridge Street, NW Grand Rapids, MI 49504
tel: (800) 326-1419   Web Site
EIN: 38-3367525

Board Leadership
Brian Murray
Chair

CEO
Wendy Wigger
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 80.23 three stars
  Financial 76.42 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 03/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Gilda's Club Grand Rapids provides free emotional healthcare to children, adults, families, and friends on any kind of cancer journey or those grieving the death of someone in their life due to any cause. The comprehensive program, delivered by licensed professionals includes education, structured sharing times, networking, lectures, workshops, and social activities. Gilda's Club Grand Rapids officially opened its doors in 2001 and is one of the largest and busiest of the 52 affiliates in North America. The organization runs entirely on charitable donations and currently serves more than 10,000 individuals each year at its clubhouses in Grand Rapids and Lowell, Mich., and in various schools and community hosted programs. For more information, visit www.gildasclubgr.org.

Gilda's Club Grand Rapids provides free emotional healthcare to children, adults, families, and friends on any kind of cancer journey or those grieving the death of someone in their life due to any cause. The comprehensive program, delivered by licensed professionals includes education, structured sharing times, networking, lectures, workshops, and social activities. Gilda's Club Grand Rapids officially opened its doors in 2001 and is one of the largest and busiest of the 52 affiliates in North America. The organization runs entirely on charitable donations and currently serves more than 10,000 individuals each year at its clubhouses in Grand Rapids and Lowell, Mich., and in various schools and community hosted programs. For more information, visit www.gildasclubgr.org.

Financial

two stars

76.42

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 03/01/2019 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)
72.5%
  Administrative Expenses 9.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 18.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.18
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.30
  Program Expenses Growth -1.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 11.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Gilda's Club Grand Rapids on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Gilda's Club Grand Rapids on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Gilda's Club Grand Rapids (MI) 80.23 three stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Denver (CO) 96.53 four stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities (IL) 92.82 four stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southern California (CA) 88.59 three stars
Eblen Charities (NC) 86.29 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $894,367
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $307,484
   Related Organizations $364,104
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,565,955
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,565,955
   Other Revenue $-97,934
TOTAL REVENUE $1,468,021
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,133,333
   Administrative Expenses $136,242
   Fundraising Expenses $303,577
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,573,152
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-105,131
   
Net Assets $3,819,336

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
Emotional Healthcare $1,133,333 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 03/01/2019 80.23 three stars
2016-06 03/01/2018 80.22 three stars
2015-06 12/01/2016 80.10 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 80.76 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 12/01/2015 82.16 three stars
2013-06 03/01/2015 82.77 three stars
2012-06 11/01/2013 86.12 three stars
2011-06 09/01/2012 87.22 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 89.44 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 07/01/2011 85.50 three stars
2009-06 11/24/2010 90.71 four stars
2008-06 08/01/2009 93.26 four stars
2007-06 09/01/2008 82.59 three stars
2006-06 03/01/2008 91.49 four stars
2005-06 06/01/2006 95.19 four stars
2004-06 06/01/2005 91.76 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 38-3367525
Name in IRS Master File GILDAS CLUB GRAND RAPIDS
NTEE Code R60
NTEE Classification Civil Liberties Advocacy
NTEE Type Civil Rights, Social Action, Advocacy
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(179) Other health services
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 April, 1998
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, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$107,002 6.80% Wendy J. Wigger President

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Gilda's Club Grand Rapids (MI) 80.23 three stars
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Ronald McDonald House Charities (IL) 92.82 four stars
The Gathering Place, Beachwood (OH) 88.84 three stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Upper Midwest (MN) 91.52 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Gilda's Club Grand Rapids
1806 Bridge Street, NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504
tel: (800) 326-1419
fax: (616) 453-8355
EIN: 38-3367525

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Board Leadership

Brian Murray
Chair

CEO

Wendy Wigger
President

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