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    Riverfront Recapture

    Riverfront Recapture


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    ...501(c)(3) organization

    ...Donations are tax-deductible


    Hartford CT 06106-1974


    Hartford CT | IRS ruling year: 1981 | EIN: 06-1045653  


    Riverfront Recapture was created in 1981 to develop a comprehensive plan to reunite Hartford with its Riverfront. In 2016, Riverfront revised its mission statement to the bare essentials: Connect people with the Connecticut River.

    Our vision is a beautiful riverfront park system that is highly recognized and widely utilized as a unique regional asset. The pathway to our vision and mission has several components: Riverfront Recapture is a guardian of the river and its parks. Combined with cultural, recreational and educational engagement, we connect people with the river and its parks.

    Our efforts provide an attractive destination for visitors and residents and encourage economic development including more than 800 new apartments near our parks over the last three years. We are pleased to play a role in revitalizing the region and keeping it vibrant and active.


    Rating Information


    This charity's score is 89%, earning it a Three-Star rating. If this organization aligns with your passions and values, you can give with confidence.

    This overall score is calculated entirely from a single beacon score: 100% Accountability & Finance. Learn more about our criteria and methodology.

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    The IRS is significantly delayed in processing nonprofits' annual tax filings (Forms 990). As a result, the Accountability & Finance score for Riverfront Recapture is outdated and the overall rating may not be representative of its current operations. Please check with the charity directly for any questions you may have.

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    • Culture & Community
    • Leadership & Adaptability
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    Accountability & Finance


    Riverfront Recapture has earned a 89% for the Accountability & Finance beacon. See the metrics below for more information.

    This beacon provides an assessment of a charity's financial health (financial efficiency, sustainability, and trustworthiness) and its commitment to governance practices and policies.

    This Accountability & Finance score represents IRS Form 990 data up until FY 2020, which is the most recent Form 990 currently available to us. 

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    Accountability and Transparency
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    ...Partial Credit
    ...No Credit
    ...Not Applicable

    Financial Metrics
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    ...No Credit
    ...Not Applicable
    ...Liabilities to Assets Ratio - 8.60% - 7.5/10 pts
    ...Working Capital Ratio - 1.10 years - 7.5/10 pts
    ...Fundraising Efficiency - $0.08 - 10/10 pts
    ...Administrative Expense Ratio - 3.30% - 10/10 pts
    ...Fundraising Expense Ratio - 9.00% - 10/10 pts
    ...Program Expense Ratio - 87.50% - 10/10 pts
    ...Program Expense Growth - -6.42% - 0/10 pts

    Unscored Information

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