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Community Development : Housing and Neighborhood Development

KABOOM!

Spaces to play. Sparks for change.

four stars

91.44

4301 Connecticut Avenue, NW Suite ML-1
Washington, DC 20008
tel: (202) 659-0215   Web Site
EIN: 52-1970904

Board Leadership
Stephanie Gaillard White
Board Chair

CEO
James Siegal
CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.44 four stars
  Financial 87.90 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/20/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

We amplify the power of communities to build inspiring playspaces that spark unlimited opportunities for every kid, everywhere.

Our mission is to end playspace inequity. For good. So that all kids have access to incredible places to play.

We amplify the power of communities to build inspiring playspaces that spark unlimited opportunities for every kid, everywhere.

Our mission is to end playspace inequity. For good. So that all kids have access to incredible places to play.

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Financial

three stars

87.90

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 12/20/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
87.4%
  Administrative Expenses 5.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.26
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.63
  Program Expenses Growth 7.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 29.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by KABOOM! on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by KABOOM! on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
KABOOM! (DC) 91.44 four stars
Foundation for the Mid South (MS) 90.11 four stars
Liberty Hill Foundation (CA) 94.02 four stars
Ohio City Incorporated (OH) 88.22 three stars
Local Initiatives Support Corporation (NY) 90.12 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $10,826,364
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $10,826,364
   Program Service Revenue $18,354,797
Total Primary Revenue $29,181,161
   Other Revenue $952,351
TOTAL REVENUE $30,133,512
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $24,437,487
   Administrative Expenses $1,285,626
   Fundraising Expenses $1,025,230
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $26,748,343
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $3,385,169
   
Net Assets $16,235,502

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
Community Playspaces $22,453,526 91.9%
Encouraging Play in Cities $1,983,961 8.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 12/20/2019 91.44 four stars
2017-12 02/01/2019 86.93 three stars
2016-12 09/01/2017 85.00 three stars
2015-12 12/21/2016 88.43 three stars
2015-12 10/01/2016 88.09 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 90.81 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 11/01/2015 87.10 three stars
2013-12 12/22/2014 95.40 four stars
2012-12 11/01/2013 95.38 four stars
2011-12 09/01/2012 93.20 four stars
2010-12 12/01/2011 81.19 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 89.21 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 11/01/2010 84.75 three stars
2008-12 11/01/2009 93.63 four stars
2007-12 12/01/2008 91.33 four stars
2006-12 12/15/2007 93.69 four stars
2005-12 12/01/2006 96.43 four stars
2004-12 01/01/2006 85.87 three stars
2003-12 03/01/2005 90.84 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 52-1970904
Name in IRS Master File KABOOM INC
NTEE Code N32
NTEE Classification Parks and Playgrounds
NTEE Type Recreation, Sports, Leisure, Athletics
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
(297) Community recreational facilities (park, playground, 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 May, 1996
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$337,760 1.26% James Siegal Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
KABOOM! (DC) 91.44 four stars
Fifth Avenue Committee (NY) 86.48 three stars
Together Colorado (CO) 88.22 three stars
LAND studio (OH) 86.57 three stars
Initiative for A Competitive Inner City (MA) 92.19 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

KABOOM!
4301 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Suite ML-1
Washington, DC 20008
tel: (202) 659-0215
fax: (202) 659-0210
EIN: 52-1970904

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Board Leadership

Stephanie Gaillard White
Board Chair

CEO

James Siegal
CEO

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