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Camp Aldersgate

Common Ground for Extraordinary People

two stars

78.25

2000 Aldersgate Road Little Rock, AR 72205
tel: (501) 225-1444   Web Site
EIN: 71-0265209

Board Leadership
Zach Steadman
President

CEO
Sonya Schmidt Murphy
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 78.25 two stars
  Financial 75.82 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 81.00 three stars
This rating was published 04/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Camp Aldersgate creates life-changing experiences for individuals with special needs, enabling them to expand their worlds and express their unique voices. As Arkansas's only non-profit organization dedicated to serving children with special needs and senior adults in a camp environment, we maintain a high standard of excellence in all aspects of our programming, service, environment and operations. Our work is guided by the needs and potential of each person. We offer camps for children and youth who have conditions such as cancer, muscular dystrophy, spina bifida, cerebral palsy, diabetes, arthritis, asthma, epilepsy, kidney disorders, autism, and Down syndrome. More than 350 campers come each year from across Arkansas and surrounding states to enjoy an experience of a lifetime.

Camp Aldersgate creates life-changing experiences for individuals with special needs, enabling them to expand their worlds and express their unique voices. As Arkansas's only non-profit organization dedicated to serving children with special needs and senior adults in a camp environment, we maintain a high standard of excellence in all aspects of our programming, service, environment and operations. Our work is guided by the needs and potential of each person. We offer camps for children and youth who have conditions such as cancer, muscular dystrophy, spina bifida, cerebral palsy, diabetes, arthritis, asthma, epilepsy, kidney disorders, autism, and Down syndrome. More than 350 campers come each year from across Arkansas and surrounding states to enjoy an experience of a lifetime.

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Financial

two stars

75.82

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

81.00

This rating was published 04/01/2020 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)
76.1%
  Administrative Expenses 7.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 16.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.43
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 6.55
  Program Expenses Growth 0.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Camp Aldersgate on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Camp Aldersgate on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Camp Aldersgate (AR) 78.25 two stars
Okizu Foundation (CA) 86.53 three stars
Camp Aranzazu (TX) 92.10 four stars
Camp For All (TX) 87.63 three stars
Camp John Marc (TX) 95.90 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $525,258
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $7,264
   Fundraising Events $19,838
   Related Organizations $110,389
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $662,749
   Program Service Revenue $329,221
Total Primary Revenue $991,970
   Other Revenue $343,731
TOTAL REVENUE $1,335,701
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,396,283
   Administrative Expenses $146,699
   Fundraising Expenses $292,229
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,835,211
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-499,510
   
Net Assets $11,585,926

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
Summer Medical Camps $672,553 48.2%
Weekend Camps $342,049 24.5%
Partnerships for Specialty Camps $168,420 12.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 04/01/2020 78.25 two stars
2017-12 06/01/2019 79.30 two stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 83.44 three stars
2015-12 04/01/2017 86.82 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 85.23 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 03/01/2016 79.41 two stars
2014-12 02/01/2016 77.82 two stars
2014-12 12/22/2015 76.00 two stars
2013-12 04/01/2015 79.95 two stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 82.16 three stars
2011-12 06/01/2013 76.27 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 71-0265209
Name in IRS Master File CAMP ALDERSGATE INC
NTEE Code N20
NTEE Classification Recreational and Sporting Camps
NTEE Type Recreation, Sports, Leisure, Athletics
Classification Religious Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (29) Other religious activities
(325) Camp
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, 1977
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
$92,700 5.05% Sonya Murphy CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Camp Aldersgate (AR) 78.25 two stars
Camp John Marc (TX) 95.90 four stars
Camp Courageous of Iowa (IA) 92.02 four stars
Rising Treetops at Oakhurst (NY) 91.72 four stars
The Hole in the Wall Gang Fund (CT) 87.74 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Camp Aldersgate
2000 Aldersgate Road
Little Rock, AR 72205
tel: (501) 225-1444
fax: (501) 225-2019
EIN: 71-0265209

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Board Leadership

Zach Steadman
President

CEO

Sonya Schmidt Murphy
Chief Executive Officer

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