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Children's Organ Transplant Association

The Trusted Leader Supporting Families

four stars

97.27

2501 West COTA Drive Bloomington, IN 47403
tel: (800) 366-2682   Web Site
EIN: 35-1674365

Board Leadership
James C. Gilroy III
Chair

CEO
Rick Lofgren
President & CEO

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 97.27 four stars
  Financial 96.15 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1986, the Children's Organ Transplant Association (COTA) helps children and young adults who need a life-saving transplant by providing fundraising assistance and family support. COTA is the premier national organization helping alleviate the financial burden of families who have transplant-needy children and young adults. For over 30 years, COTA has worked to ensure that no child or young adult is denied a transplant or excluded from a transplant waiting list due to lack of funds, and is recognized as the trusted leader supporting transplant families. COTA has helped thousands of children and young adults, and has raised more than $100 million for their benefit.

Founded in 1986, the Children's Organ Transplant Association (COTA) helps children and young adults who need a life-saving transplant by providing fundraising assistance and family support. COTA is the premier national organization helping alleviate the financial burden of families who have transplant-needy children and young adults. For over 30 years, COTA has worked to ensure that no child or young adult is denied a transplant or excluded from a transplant waiting list due to lack of funds, and is recognized as the trusted leader supporting transplant families. COTA has helped thousands of children and young adults, and has raised more than $100 million for their benefit.

Results Information

Reported Results
Total in 2016
Meet the basic financial need of every patient served.
225
Provide services to 204 new families during fiscal year 2017.
225
Train campaign volunteers to generate contributions to be used for transplant related expenses of families served during fiscal year 2017
6,014,000
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Financial

four stars

96.15

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 05/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
81.3%
  Administrative Expenses 13.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 5.78
  Program Expenses Growth 7.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Children's Organ Transplant Association on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Children's Organ Transplant Association on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Children's Organ Transplant Association (IN) 97.27 four stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Indiana (IN) 85.09 three stars
Eagle Mount (MT) 90.28 four stars
Georgia Transplant Foundation (GA) 95.02 four stars
Help Hope Live (PA) 97.16 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $6,365,150
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $152,779
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $6,517,929
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $6,517,929
   Other Revenue $2,091,986
TOTAL REVENUE $8,609,915
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,238,341
   Administrative Expenses $834,280
   Fundraising Expenses $328,083
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,400,704
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,209,211
   
Net Assets $34,810,623

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History
Children's Organ Transplant Association has received 8 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 05/01/2018 97.27 four stars
2016-06 11/01/2017 98.67 four stars
2016-06 07/01/2017 96.87 four stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 92.18 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2015-06 04/01/2016 91.90 four stars
2014-06 09/01/2015 91.76 four stars
2013-06 06/01/2014 98.64 four stars
2012-06 06/01/2013 94.13 four stars
2011-06 03/01/2012 97.18 four stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 90.08 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 11/24/2010 85.68 three stars
2008-06 05/01/2009 89.54 three stars
2007-06 06/01/2008 98.78 four stars
2006-06 02/01/2007 93.35 four stars
2005-06 03/01/2006 98.58 four stars
2004-06 10/01/2005 98.22 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 35-1674365
Name in IRS Master File COTA CHILDRENS ORGAN TRANSPLANT ASSOCIATION INC
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 (927) Fundraising
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 April, 1987
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013

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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$230,915 3.60% Richard Lofgren CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Children's Organ Transplant Association (IN) 97.27 four stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Texas (TX) 92.81 four stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Intermountain Area (UT) 94.35 four stars
Eblen Charities (NC) 86.29 three stars
Ryan House (AZ) 86.45 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Children's Organ Transplant Association
2501 West COTA Drive
Bloomington, IN 47403
tel: (800) 366-2682
fax: (812) 336-8885
EIN: 35-1674365

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Board Leadership

James C. Gilroy III
Chair

CEO

Rick Lofgren
President & CEO

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