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Children's Health Fund

CharityWatch report issued
December 2018

Top-Rated Charity
CharityWatch Grade
Our independent grade based
on a number of factors.
Program Percentage
Amount spent on programs
relative to overhead.
Cost to Raise $100
Amount spent to raise
$100 of contributions.

Contact Information

Children's Health Fund
215 W. 125th Street
Suite 301
New York, NY 10027

Other Names


Tax Status


Stated Mission

To ensure high quality health care to the nation's most medically-underserved children by expanding access to care where children live & learn; reducing health barriers to learning; engaging in advocacy & partnerships; and activating in times of disaster to serve children.

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Data based on Fiscal Year Ended 12/31/2017

Program Percentage: 79%

The percentage of Children's Health Fund's cash budget it spends on programs relative to overhead (fundraising, management, and general expenses).


Calculated Total Expenses



Cost to Raise $100: $11

How many dollars Children's Health Fund spends on fundraising to raise each $100 of contributions.


Calculated Total Contributions


Government Funding

0% to 24%

Percentage of cash revenue
coming from government sources


Financial Documents

Entity Document Type Tax ID
The Children's Health Fund IRS Form 990 13-3468427
The Children's Health Fund Audited Financial Statements 13-3468427
Entity: The Children's Health Fund
Document Type: IRS Form 990
Tax ID: 13-3468427
Entity: The Children's Health Fund
Document Type: Audited Financial Statements
Tax ID: 13-3468427

Governance & Transparency

CharityWatch evaluates certain criteria related to a charity's Governance and Transparency. Donors may want to consider a charity's willingness to be open and transparent with CharityWatch to be a good litmus test for determining its commitment to public accountability.
This charity is Top-Rated
What does it mean to be Top-Rated?
Children's Health Fund
meets governance benchmarks.
Children's Health Fund
meets transparency benchmarks.
Provides Financial Information
Audit Accessibility
Governance: Policies
Reports regularly & consistently monitoring & enforcing compliance with a written Conflict of Interest Policy
Reports required, annual disclosure by officers, directors, and key staff of interests that could give rise to conflicts
Reports having a written Whistleblower Policy
Reports having a written Document Retention and Destruction Policy
Governance: Financials
Reports providing copy of tax form to all board members prior to filing it with IRS
Reports that financial statements were audited by an independent accountant
Governance: Board of Directors
Reports at least 5 voting board members
51% or more of voting board members reported as independent
Reports documenting minutes of board and board committee meetings
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  Name Title Compensation
1 Dennis Walto CEO $314,894
2 Delaney Gracy CMO $251,012
3 Irwin Redlener President $219,885
Name: Dennis Walto
Title: CEO
Compensation: $314,894
Name: Delaney Gracy
Title: CMO
Compensation: $251,012
Name: Irwin Redlener
Title: President
Compensation: $219,885

CharityWatch Analysts perform an in-depth analysis of charities' audited financial statements and IRS tax filings, and often review other documents such as state filings, annual reports, and fundraising contracts during their evaluations. Below are select notes that CharityWatch believes may be of interest to donors.
According The Children's Health Fund audit of December 31, 2017 (Note 13, Concentrations):

"In 2017, the highest five donors accounted for approximately 72% of total revenues..."

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