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Special Olympics Florida

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four stars

92.61

1915 Don Wickham Drive Clermont, FL 34711
tel: (352) 243-9536   Web Site
EIN: 23-7181560

Board Leadership
Dawn Giebler-Millner
Chair

CEO
Sherry Wheelock
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.61 four stars
  Financial 90.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Special Olympics Florida was founded in 1972 and is one of the largest volunteer-driven athletic organizations in the state. The mission of Special Olympics Florida is to provide year-round sports training and competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for people with intellectual disabilities who wish to participate, 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. The ultimate objective of Special Olympics Florida is to help people with intellectual disabilities participate as productive and respected members of society at large.

Special Olympics Florida was founded in 1972 and is one of the largest volunteer-driven athletic organizations in the state. The mission of Special Olympics Florida is to provide year-round sports training and competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for people with intellectual disabilities who wish to participate, 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. The ultimate objective of Special Olympics Florida is to help people with intellectual disabilities participate as productive and respected members of society at large.

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Financial

four stars

90.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 03/01/2019 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)
85.4%
  Administrative Expenses 3.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.51
  Program Expenses Growth 11.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 19.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Special Olympics Florida on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Special Olympics Florida on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $8,327,618
   Federated Campaigns $48,750
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $291,193
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $930,905
Total Contributions $9,598,466
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $9,598,466
   Other Revenue $3,272,083
TOTAL REVENUE $12,870,549
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $11,490,673
   Administrative Expenses $574,442
   Fundraising Expenses $1,663,990
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $13,729,105
   
Payments to Affiliates $230,501
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-858,556
   
Net Assets $6,336,418

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$177,814 1.29% Sherry Wheelock President, CEO

Mission

Special Olympics Florida was founded in 1972 and is one of the largest volunteer-driven athletic organizations in the state. The mission of Special Olympics Florida is to provide year-round sports training and competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for people with intellectual disabilities who wish to participate, 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. The ultimate objective of Special Olympics Florida is to help people with intellectual disabilities participate as productive and respected members of society at large.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Special Olympics Florida (FL) 92.61 four stars
Special Olympics Minnesota (MN) 87.44 three stars
Special Olympics (DC) 90.49 four stars
Special Olympics Colorado (CO) 89.32 three stars
Special Olympics Illinois (IL) 93.81 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Special Olympics Florida
1915 Don Wickham Drive
Clermont, FL 34711
tel: (352) 243-9536
fax: (352) 243-9568
EIN: 23-7181560

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Board Leadership

Dawn Giebler-Millner
Chair

CEO

Sherry Wheelock
President, CEO