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The Children's Inn at NIH

A place like home

three stars

83.72

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

Board Leadership
Beth Maloney
Board Chair

CEO
Jennie Lucca
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 83.72 three stars
  Financial 76.98 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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 30 years, more than 15,000 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 30 years, more than 15,000 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.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2018
Number of clients served
1,703
Number of volunteers
2,500
Emergency Fund Support Provided
27,928
Number of therapeutic, educational, and diversionary programs offered
1,400
States & Countries Served
50
This impact information is current as of January 2020, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

two stars

76.98

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 03/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
67.2%
  Administrative Expenses 16.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 16.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.25
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.13
  Program Expenses Growth 4.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.5%
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) 83.72 three stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Kansas City (MO) 91.76 four stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of San Antonio Texas (TX) 91.16 four stars
Ronald McDonald House Houston (TX) 87.79 three stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Pennsylvania (PA) 86.94 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,298,663
   Federated Campaigns $100,463
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,694,901
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $5,094,027
   Program Service Revenue $986,121
Total Primary Revenue $6,080,148
   Other Revenue $3,344,589
TOTAL REVENUE $9,424,737
   
EXPENSES (Adjusted)  
   Program Expenses $5,822,740
   Administrative Expenses $1,450,483
   Fundraising Expenses $1,457,611
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $8,730,834
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $693,903
   
Net Assets $61,373,929

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 $4,030,411 67.9%
Resident Services $1,907,718 32.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 03/01/2020 83.72 three stars
2018-06 02/01/2019 82.52 three stars
2017-06 05/01/2018 85.05 three stars
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, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$234,813 2.68% Jennie Lucca CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Children's Inn at NIH (MD) 83.72 three stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Western Washington & Alaska (WA) 90.00 four stars
Eagle Mount (MT) 91.88 four stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Memphis (TN) 89.50 three stars
Ronald McDonald House of Chapel Hill (NC) 94.14 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
EIN: 52-1638207

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Board Leadership

Beth Maloney
Board Chair

CEO

Jennie Lucca
Chief Executive Officer

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