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Health : Patient and Family Support

Ronald McDonald House at Stanford

Serving families of seriously ill children since 1979

three stars

86.87

520 Sand Hill Road Palo Alto, CA 94304
tel: (650) 470-6000   Web Site
EIN: 94-2538615

Board Leadership
Janice Roberts
President

CEO
Annette Eros
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.87 three stars
  Financial 82.81 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

three stars

82.81

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 03/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
68.6%
  Administrative Expenses 10.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 20.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 18.01
  Program Expenses Growth 12.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 13.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Ronald McDonald House at Stanford on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Ronald McDonald House at Stanford on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Ronald McDonald House at Stanford (CA) 86.87 three stars
Cancer Support Community Los Angeles (CA) 87.04 three stars
Family Reach Foundation (NJ) 93.20 four stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois (IA) 92.49 four stars
Patient Advocate Foundation (VA) 96.66 four stars

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Ronald McDonald House at Stanford creates a home-away-from-home and supportive community for families of children with life-threatening illnesses receiving specialized treatment at local hospitals. Built in 1979, Ronald McDonald House at Stanford was the fifth such House in the country. Since then, the House has grown from 13 to 47 bedrooms, 12 full time employees, and more than 100 volunteers. The House now offers families so much more than its founders could have hoped for, it's more than a room with a shower and a bed. The program offerings at the House have grown exponentially and make a huge impact in creating the community environment that supports these families.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $10,286,569
   Federated Campaigns $26,014
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $598,485
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $10,911,068
   Program Service Revenue $120,418
Total Primary Revenue $11,031,486
   Other Revenue $621,909
TOTAL REVENUE $11,653,395
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,136,590
   Administrative Expenses $507,332
   Fundraising Expenses $812,645
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,456,567
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $7,196,828
   
Net Assets $81,424,292

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
Operating Ronald McDonald House $3,136,590 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 03/01/2017 86.87 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 86.47 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 89.33 three stars
2013-12 06/01/2015 75.79 two stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 84.19 three stars
2011-12 07/01/2013 88.60 three stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 86.16 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 88.90 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 06/01/2011 84.31 three stars
2008-12 06/01/2010 81.34 three stars
2007-12 03/01/2009 84.77 three stars
2006-12 06/01/2008 68.35 one star
2005-12 04/01/2007 72.68 two stars
2004-12 06/01/2006 86.78 three stars
2003-12 06/01/2005 83.89 three 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 94-2538615
Name in IRS Master File RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE AT STANFORD
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 (179) Other health services
(349) Other youth organization or activities
(603) Non-financial services of facilities to other organizations
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 May, 1979
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, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$173,235 3.88% Annette Eros Chief Executive Officer

Ronald McDonald House at Stanford creates a home-away-from-home and supportive community for families of children with life-threatening illnesses receiving specialized treatment at local hospitals. Built in 1979, Ronald McDonald House at Stanford was the fifth such House in the country. Since then, the House has grown from 13 to 47 bedrooms, 12 full time employees, and more than 100 volunteers. The House now offers families so much more than its founders could have hoped for, it's more than a room with a shower and a bed. The program offerings at the House have grown exponentially and make a huge impact in creating the community environment that supports these families.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Ronald McDonald House at Stanford (CA) 86.87 three stars
Friends of United Hatzalah of Israel (NY) 95.05 four stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Tampa Bay (FL) 91.97 four stars
Leg Up Farm (PA) 89.05 three stars
Ronald McDonald House Houston (TX) 90.64 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Ronald McDonald House at Stanford
520 Sand Hill Road
Palo Alto, CA 94304
tel: (650) 470-6000
fax: (650) 470-6018
EIN: 94-2538615

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Board Leadership

Janice Roberts
President

CEO

Annette Eros
Chief Executive Officer

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