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The Children's Inn at NIH

A place like home

four stars

91.45

Seven West Drive Bethesda, MD 20814
tel: (800) 644-4660   Web Site
EIN: 52-1638207

Board Leadership
Timothy J. Atkin
Board Chair

CEO
Jennie Lucca
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.45 four stars
  Financial 87.92 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

In June 1990, The Children's Inn at NIH opened its doors to pediatric patients and their families. Since then The Inn has been in continuous operation: 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year. During the past 25 years, more than 13,000 seriously ill children and their families have made visits to The Inn. Children and families travel from all over the world to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) because conventional treatments have failed to have sufficient impact on their illnesses. Located in Bethesda, Maryland, NIH is the world's premier biomedical research facility. Children receive treatment for illnesses such as cancer, heart, lung, blood, bone and growth disorders, mental illnesses, and HIV infection.

In June 1990, The Children's Inn at NIH opened its doors to pediatric patients and their families. Since then The Inn has been in continuous operation: 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year. During the past 25 years, more than 13,000 seriously ill children and their families have made visits to The Inn. Children and families travel from all over the world to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) because conventional treatments have failed to have sufficient impact on their illnesses. Located in Bethesda, Maryland, NIH is the world's premier biomedical research facility. Children receive treatment for illnesses such as cancer, heart, lung, blood, bone and growth disorders, mental illnesses, and HIV infection.

Results Information

Reported Results
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Total in 2016
Number of clients served
1,717
Number of volunteers
20,299
Emergency Fund Support Provided
27,928
Number of therapeutic, educational, and diversionary programs offered
130
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Financial

three stars

87.92

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 05/01/2017 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)
69.0%
  Administrative Expenses 14.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 16.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.16
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 5.00
  Program Expenses Growth 16.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Children's Inn at NIH on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
Joint Cost Allocation Adjustment applied. Learn more.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Children's Inn at NIH on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Children's Inn at NIH (MD) 91.45 four stars
Smith Center for Healing and the Arts (DC) 85.22 three stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Pittsburgh (PA) 86.22 three stars
Patient Advocate Foundation (VA) 96.66 four stars
Children's Cancer Center (FL) 94.05 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,167,570
   Federated Campaigns $123,361
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,683,363
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $4,974,294
   Program Service Revenue $1,197,350
Total Primary Revenue $6,171,644
   Other Revenue $1,312,593
TOTAL REVENUE $7,484,237
   
EXPENSES (Adjusted)  
   Program Expenses $5,091,663
   Administrative Expenses $1,169,771
   Fundraising Expenses $1,230,653
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,492,087
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-7,850
   
Net Assets $55,643,748

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
Housing $2,861,730 55.5%
Resident Services $2,290,506 44.5%

Ratings History
The Children's Inn at NIH has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-06 05/01/2017 91.45 four stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 91.50 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 06/01/2015 92.58 four stars
2013-06 05/01/2014 89.03 three stars
2012-06 02/01/2013 84.38 three stars
2011-06 09/01/2012 87.14 three stars
2011-06 05/01/2012 87.36 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 90.11 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 02/01/2011 88.53 three stars
2009-06 06/01/2010 89.63 three stars
2008-06 08/01/2009 91.11 four stars
2007-06 09/01/2008 76.40 two stars
2006-06 03/01/2007 75.39 two stars
2005-06 04/01/2006 86.74 three stars
2004-06 08/01/2005 96.44 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 52-1638207
Name in IRS Master File CHILDRENS INN AT NIH INC
NTEE Code E86
NTEE Classification Patient Services - Entertainment, Recreation
NTEE Type Health - General and Rehabilitative
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (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 August, 1989
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • 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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$179,488 2.39% Jennifer Lucca Chief Executive Officer
Other Salaries of Note
$173,437 2.31% Kathy L. Russell Former Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Children's Inn at NIH (MD) 91.45 four stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Pennsylvania (PA) 96.88 four stars
Atlanta Ronald McDonald House Charities (GA) 86.04 three stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Rochester (NY) 91.37 four stars
The Valerie Fund (NJ) 95.67 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

The Children's Inn at NIH
Seven West Drive
Bethesda, MD 20814
tel: (800) 644-4660
fax: (301) 496-4421
EIN: 52-1638207

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Board Leadership

Timothy J. Atkin
Board Chair

CEO

Jennie Lucca
Chief Executive Officer

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