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Special Olympics Wisconsin

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three stars

82.06

2310 Crossroads Drive Suite 1000
Madison, WI 53718
tel: (800) 552-1324   Web Site
EIN: 39-1176591

Board Leadership
John Cayer
Chair

CEO
Kathleen Roach
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 82.06 three stars
  Financial 77.14 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 04/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Special Olympics Wisconsin (SOWI) is a statewide organization providing persons with cognitive disabilities year-round sports training and competition. Individuals who are at least eight years old and are identified as having a cognitive disability are eligible for participation. With seven Area offices throughout the state, Special Olympics Wisconsin serves nearly 10,000 athletes in nearly 189 communities statewide. SOWI's mission is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with cognitive disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in the sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community.

Special Olympics Wisconsin (SOWI) is a statewide organization providing persons with cognitive disabilities year-round sports training and competition. Individuals who are at least eight years old and are identified as having a cognitive disability are eligible for participation. With seven Area offices throughout the state, Special Olympics Wisconsin serves nearly 10,000 athletes in nearly 189 communities statewide. SOWI's mission is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with cognitive disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in the sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community.

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Financial

two stars

77.14

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 04/01/2019 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)
75.0%
  Administrative Expenses 7.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 16.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.15
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.87
  Program Expenses Growth -1.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 9.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Special Olympics Wisconsin on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Special Olympics Wisconsin on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Special Olympics Wisconsin (WI) 82.06 three stars
Special Olympics Washington (WA) 85.72 three stars
Special Olympics of Pennsylvania (PA) 90.34 four stars
Special Olympics Connecticut (CT) 87.93 three stars
Special Olympics Chicago (IL) 92.58 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,120,984
   Federated Campaigns $9,815
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $2,489,729
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $160,399
Total Contributions $4,780,927
   Program Service Revenue $82,033
Total Primary Revenue $4,862,960
   Other Revenue $-303,224
TOTAL REVENUE $4,559,736
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,329,182
   Administrative Expenses $445,542
   Fundraising Expenses $779,487
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,554,211
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $5,525
   
Net Assets $3,959,169

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
Games and Competition $1,096,794 32.9%
Operation of Local Agencies $684,297 20.5%
Training $671,021 20.2%
Public Education $621,871 18.7%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 04/01/2019 82.06 three stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 83.28 three stars
2015-12 07/01/2017 83.71 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 86.42 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 02/01/2015 81.72 three stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 78.69 two stars
2011-12 03/01/2013 82.42 three stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 84.11 three stars
2008-12 09/20/2011 74.91 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2008-12 12/15/2009 64.64 one star

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 39-1176591
Name in IRS Master File SPECIAL OLYMPICS WISCONSIN INC
NTEE Code N72
NTEE Classification Special Olympics
NTEE Type Recreation, Sports, Leisure, Athletics
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (59) Other school related 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 Central - the organization is a parent (group ruling) and is not a church or 501(c)(1) organization.
Group Name SPECIAL OLYMPICS WISCONSIN INC
Ruling Date June, 1982
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
$129,973 2.85% Kathleen Roach President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Special Olympics Wisconsin (WI) 82.06 three stars
Special Olympics Montana (MT) 92.83 four stars
Special Olympics Minnesota (MN) 88.08 three stars
Special Olympics Florida (FL) 92.61 four stars
Special Olympics Southern California (CA) 97.23 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Special Olympics Wisconsin
2310 Crossroads Drive
Suite 1000
Madison, WI 53718
tel: (800) 552-1324
fax: (608) 222-3578
EIN: 39-1176591

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Board Leadership

John Cayer
Chair

CEO

Kathleen Roach
President, CEO

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