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Health : Patient and Family Support

Okizu Foundation

Supporting families with childhood cancer

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three stars

86.23

85 Hamilton Drive Suite 200
Novato, CA 94949
tel: (415) 382-9083   Web Site
EIN: 68-0291178

Board Leadership
Timothy Crudo
Chairman

CEO
Stuart J. Kaplan
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.23 three stars
  Financial 80.77 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of the Okizu Foundation is to provide recreational, respite and peer support programs to meet the needs of all members of families affected by childhood cancer. The Okizu Foundation operates Camp Okizu which began with the belief that a residential camp can be an ideal setting for children struggling with a life threatening illness to explore and enjoy a normal life experience. Children who are diagnosed with cancer miss a normal childhood. Their illness, treatment and complications can keep them from enjoying activities that often are taken for granted. And yet these children, like all children, need the opportunity to grow, experiment and discover independence. The Okizu Foundation is committed to the continuing support of the oncology and siblings camping programs.

The mission of the Okizu Foundation is to provide recreational, respite and peer support programs to meet the needs of all members of families affected by childhood cancer. The Okizu Foundation operates Camp Okizu which began with the belief that a residential camp can be an ideal setting for children struggling with a life threatening illness to explore and enjoy a normal life experience. Children who are diagnosed with cancer miss a normal childhood. Their illness, treatment and complications can keep them from enjoying activities that often are taken for granted. And yet these children, like all children, need the opportunity to grow, experiment and discover independence. The Okizu Foundation is committed to the continuing support of the oncology and siblings camping programs.

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Financial

three stars

80.77

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 05/01/2019 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)
77.0%
  Administrative Expenses 5.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 17.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.15
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.22
  Program Expenses Growth 3.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 14.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Okizu Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Okizu Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Okizu Foundation (CA) 86.23 three stars
Rising Treetops at Oakhurst (NY) 95.43 four stars
Camp Sunshine (GA) 95.00 four stars
Smile-A-Mile (AL) 90.51 four stars
Camp Kesem National (CA) 94.69 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,570,454
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $529,816
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,100,270
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,100,270
   Other Revenue $9,313
TOTAL REVENUE $2,109,583
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,530,111
   Administrative Expenses $114,150
   Fundraising Expenses $373,578
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,017,839
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $91,744
   
Net Assets $6,190,281

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 Programs $1,530,111 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 05/01/2019 86.23 three stars
2016-12 05/01/2018 85.56 three stars
2015-12 04/01/2017 89.05 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 86.36 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 05/01/2015 85.85 three stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 86.18 three stars
2011-12 12/20/2012 83.94 three stars
2010-12 02/01/2012 89.90 three stars
2009-12 10/01/2011 81.11 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 80.90 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 04/01/2011 73.29 two stars
2008-12 05/01/2010 78.81 two stars
2007-12 02/01/2009 75.16 two stars
2006-12 12/01/2007 77.45 two stars
2005-12 11/01/2006 71.14 two stars
2004-12 10/01/2005 76.54 two stars
2003-12 01/05/2005 72.83 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 68-0291178
Name in IRS Master File OKIZU FOUNDATION
NTEE Code Z99
NTEE Classification Unknown
NTEE Type Unknown
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (320) Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, etc.
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 February, 1993
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$129,552 6.42% Suzanne B. Randall Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Okizu Foundation (CA) 86.23 three stars
Camp Nejeda Foundation (NJ) 90.73 four stars
Roundup River Ranch (CO) 86.84 three stars
Smile-A-Mile (AL) 90.51 four stars
One Heartland (MN) 87.49 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Okizu Foundation
85 Hamilton Drive
Suite 200
Novato, CA 94949
tel: (415) 382-9083
fax: (415) 382-8384
EIN: 68-0291178

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Board Leadership

Timothy Crudo
Chairman

CEO

Stuart J. Kaplan
Executive Director

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