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Special Olympics Iowa

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three stars

86.60

551 SE Dovetail Road P.O. Box 620
Grimes, IA 50111
tel: (515) 986-5520   Web Site
EIN: 51-0176029

Board Leadership
Matt Dougan
Chair

CEO
John Kliegl
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.60 three stars
  Financial 84.58 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 03/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Special Olympics Iowa (SOIA) provides year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community. SOIA has served Iowans with intellectual disabilities since 1968. SOIA provides training and competitions in 22 sports for more than 13,000 athletes representing each of Iowa's 99 counties. SOIA makes a positive difference in the lives of athletes, their families and communities with more than 15,000 individuals and 2,000 certified coaches who volunteer to participate in the programs.

Special Olympics Iowa (SOIA) provides year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community. SOIA has served Iowans with intellectual disabilities since 1968. SOIA provides training and competitions in 22 sports for more than 13,000 athletes representing each of Iowa's 99 counties. SOIA makes a positive difference in the lives of athletes, their families and communities with more than 15,000 individuals and 2,000 certified coaches who volunteer to participate in the programs.

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Financial

three stars

84.58

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 03/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
74.8%
  Administrative Expenses 6.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 18.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.35
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.51
  Program Expenses Growth 11.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Special Olympics Iowa on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Special Olympics Iowa on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Special Olympics Iowa (IA) 86.60 three stars
Special Olympics North Carolina (NC) 93.14 four stars
Special Olympics Nebraska (NE) 87.03 three stars
Special Olympics South Carolina (SC) 94.72 four stars
Special Olympics Maine (ME) 85.80 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,096,003
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $834,377
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $237,500
Total Contributions $2,167,880
   Program Service Revenue $147,165
Total Primary Revenue $2,315,045
   Other Revenue $574,139
TOTAL REVENUE $2,889,184
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,205,302
   Administrative Expenses $131,288
   Fundraising Expenses $608,776
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,945,366
   
Payments to Affiliates $40,875
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-56,182
   
Net Assets $4,158,811

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 $1,450,891 65.8%
Unified Champion Schools $487,484 22.1%
Challenge Days $183,673 8.3%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 03/01/2020 86.60 three stars
2017-12 04/01/2019 83.25 three stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 84.86 three stars
2015-12 06/01/2017 78.22 two stars
2015-12 03/01/2017 75.86 two stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 80.76 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 79.97 two stars
2013-12 06/01/2015 77.35 two stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 74.18 two stars
2011-12 04/01/2013 75.03 two stars
2010-12 02/01/2012 75.57 two stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 73.86 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 04/01/2011 65.71 one star
2008-12 05/01/2010 61.15 one star
2007-12 02/01/2009 63.71 one star
2006-12 02/01/2008 72.63 two stars
2005-12 04/01/2007 68.12 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 51-0176029
Name in IRS Master File IOWA SPECIAL OLYMPICS INC
NTEE Code N72
NTEE Classification Special Olympics
NTEE Type Recreation, Sports, Leisure, Athletics
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (160) Aid to the handicapped (see also 031)
(317) Other sports or athletic 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 Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date December, 1977
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, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$124,912 4.24% John Kliegl President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Special Olympics Iowa (IA) 86.60 three stars
Special Olympics South Dakota (SD) 94.32 four stars
Special Olympics Illinois (IL) 95.48 four stars
Special Olympics Maryland (MD) 87.78 three stars
Special Olympics Oklahoma (OK) 90.94 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Special Olympics Iowa
551 SE Dovetail Road
P.O. Box 620
Grimes, IA 50111
tel: (515) 986-5520
fax: (515) 986-5530
EIN: 51-0176029

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Board Leadership

Matt Dougan
Chair

CEO

John Kliegl
President, CEO

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