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US Bobsled and Skeleton Federation

Achieving sustained competitive excellence

four stars

94.04

196 Old Military Road Lake Placid, NY 12946
tel: (518) 354-2250   Web Site
EIN: 16-1172380

Board Leadership
Pete Piechoski
Chair

CEO
Darrin Steele
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.04 four stars
  Financial 92.59 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

four stars

92.59

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
77.5%
  Administrative Expenses 19.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.56
  Program Expenses Growth 7.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 14.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by US Bobsled and Skeleton Federation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by US Bobsled and Skeleton Federation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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US Bobsled and Skeleton Federation (NY) 94.04 four stars
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The mission of the US Bobsled and Skeleton Federation is to enable United States athletes to achieve sustained competitive excellence in Olympic competition and to promote and grow the sports of bobsled and skeleton in the United States.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $885,179
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $4,235
   Related Organizations $2,118,327
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,007,741
   Program Service Revenue $182,972
Total Primary Revenue $3,190,713
   Other Revenue $38,160
TOTAL REVENUE $3,228,873
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,228,602
   Administrative Expenses $771,014
   Fundraising Expenses $122,996
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,122,612
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $106,261
   
Net Assets $3,209,975

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
Men's Bobsled $728,796 32.7%
Women's Bobsled $559,534 25.1%
Skeleton- Supporting Top National Athletes $425,409 19.1%

Ratings History
US Bobsled and Skeleton Federation has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 06/01/2016 94.04 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2015-06 03/01/2016 91.96 four stars
2014-06 08/01/2015 92.81 four stars
2013-06 05/01/2014 83.10 three stars
2012-06 05/01/2013 84.01 three stars
2011-06 12/01/2012 79.97 two stars

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

EIN 16-1172380
Name in IRS Master File USA BOBSLED SKELETON INC
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (300) Amateur athletic association
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]
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
  • June, 2011

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

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$215,490 6.90% Darrin Steele Chief Executive Officer

The mission of the US Bobsled and Skeleton Federation is to enable United States athletes to achieve sustained competitive excellence in Olympic competition and to promote and grow the sports of bobsled and skeleton in the United States.

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Charity Contact Info

US Bobsled and Skeleton Federation
196 Old Military Road
Lake Placid, NY 12946
tel: (518) 354-2250
fax: (518) 523-9491
EIN: 16-1172380

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Board Leadership

Pete Piechoski
Chair

CEO

Darrin Steele
Chief Executive Officer

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