The Painted Turtle is grateful to its donors and committed to showing the utmost diligence and respect for every dollar raised by ensuring the greatest possible impact on children and their families.

To review our financials, please visit our pages on Guidestar and Charity Navigator.

The cost of funds raised based on Charity Navigator’s Fundraising Efficiency calculation was 15 cents on the dollar, exceeding the standards established by organizations that monitor the work of charities.

2016 Contributions


2016 Expenses


The Painted Turtle’s fiscal year is January 1 – December 31.

2016 Form 990               2016 Audit Report

Support of $4.8 million funded fiscal year 2016 operations. An additional $4.4 million was received from capital campaign contributions. Gifts from individuals comprised 48 percent of operating contributions while corporate and foundation gifts amounted to 13 percent and 21 percent, respectively. Health Partner donations contributed 9 percent, special event donations contributed 7 percent while Associations, Civic Orgs and 3rd Parties contributed the remaining 2 percent.

Fiscal year 2016 expenses totaled $4.4 million. Expenses for Camp programs represented 78 percent of total expenses. Included in these expenses, Camp activities, including both the summer sessions and spring and fall family weekends and day programming, amounted to 97 percent while the Hospital Outreach Program comprised 3 percent. Development costs represented 15 percent of total expenses, and general and administrative costs accounted for the remaining 7 percent of expenses.

If you have any questions, please contact Chris Butler, Executive Director.