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Health : Patient and Family Support

Children's Oncology Services

Programs for kids with cancer

four stars

93.42

213 West Institute Place 213 W. Institute Place, Suite 306
Chicago, IL 60610
tel: (847) 738-8444   Web Site
EIN: 36-4263831

Board Leadership
Janel Huston
Chairwoman

CEO
Jeff Infusino
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.42 four stars
  Financial 90.70 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Camp One Step by Children's Oncology Services is a leader in providing empowering, supportive, educational and fun experiences for children (5-19) who have been diagnosed with cancer. We are the only local organization to offer 11 different programs throughout the year serving children and families who live in Illinois, Wisconsin and throughout the Midwest. Thanks to our 400 annual volunteers, including medical professionals, children who are in different stages of treatment have the ability to attend our Camp One Step Programs. Over the last 40 years our organization has served more than 15,000 campers.

We exist to heal scars that no one can see such as fear, isolation, depression, lack of support and no longer fitting in. Through community, support and shared experiences with peers, we deliver happy, pain free medicine called "camp."

Camp One Step by Children's Oncology Services is a leader in providing empowering, supportive, educational and fun experiences for children (5-19) who have been diagnosed with cancer. We are the only local organization to offer 11 different programs throughout the year serving children and families who live in Illinois, Wisconsin and throughout the Midwest. Thanks to our 400 annual volunteers, including medical professionals, children who are in different stages of treatment have the ability to attend our Camp One Step Programs. Over the last 40 years our organization has served more than 15,000 campers.

We exist to heal scars that no one can see such as fear, isolation, depression, lack of support and no longer fitting in. Through community, support and shared experiences with peers, we deliver happy, pain free medicine called "camp."

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Financial

four stars

90.70

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 02/01/2020 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)
78.7%
  Administrative Expenses 8.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.16
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.66
  Program Expenses Growth 18.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Children's Oncology Services on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Children's Oncology Services on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Children's Oncology Services (IL) 93.42 four stars
Camp Courageous of Iowa (IA) 92.02 four stars
Camp Aranzazu (TX) 92.10 four stars
Camp Nejeda Foundation (NJ) 94.10 four stars
Rising Treetops at Oakhurst (NY) 91.72 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,166,123
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $333,261
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,499,384
   Program Service Revenue $2,808
Total Primary Revenue $1,502,192
   Other Revenue $12,728
TOTAL REVENUE $1,514,920
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,029,615
   Administrative Expenses $152,406
   Fundraising Expenses $310,017
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,492,038
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-977,118
   
Net Assets $3,481,945

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
Camp Programs $2,029,352 100.0%
School Supply Reimbursements and Counseling $263 < 0.1%

Ratings History
Children's Oncology Services has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-09 02/01/2020 93.42 four stars
2017-09 12/01/2018 94.58 four stars
2016-09 12/22/2017 88.29 three stars
2015-09 11/01/2016 88.48 three stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 80.46 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 10/01/2015 81.29 three stars
2013-09 08/01/2015 76.58 two stars
2013-09 07/01/2015 76.06 two stars
2013-09 08/01/2014 74.29 two stars
2012-09 07/01/2013 76.72 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 36-4263831
Name in IRS Master File CHILDRENS ONCOLOGY SERVICES INC
NTEE Code E99
NTEE Classification Health - General and Rehabilitative N.E.C.
NTEE Type Health - General and Rehabilitative
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
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, 1999
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • September, 2018
  • September, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$285,000 11.43% Jeff Infusino President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Children's Oncology Services (IL) 93.42 four stars
Camp Summit (TX) 95.57 four stars
Camp John Marc (TX) 95.90 four stars
Roundup River Ranch (CO) 86.84 three stars
The Periwinkle Foundation (TX) 90.37 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Children's Oncology Services
213 West Institute Place
213 W. Institute Place, Suite 306
Chicago, IL 60610
tel: (847) 738-8444
fax: (312) 878-7374
EIN: 36-4263831

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Board Leadership

Janel Huston
Chairwoman

CEO

Jeff Infusino
President

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