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Special Olympics Arizona

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four stars

92.52

2100 South 75th Avenue Phoenix, AZ 85043
tel: (800) 289-4946   Web Site
EIN: 86-0307564

Board Leadership
Douglas Steele
Board Chair

CEO
Tim Martin
President, CEO

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.52 four stars
  Financial 96.57 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 90.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of the Special Olympics Arizona is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for all 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. The first Special Olympics Arizona competition in 1975 consisted of a one-day track and field event with 100 athletes and 20 volunteers. Today, Special Olympics Arizona offers 22 sports, 170 programs in 15 regional areas, and five statewide competitions for 9,100 athletes and, 1,300 Class A volunteers and 5,000 day-of-event volunteers on an annual basis.

The mission of the Special Olympics Arizona is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for all 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. The first Special Olympics Arizona competition in 1975 consisted of a one-day track and field event with 100 athletes and 20 volunteers. Today, Special Olympics Arizona offers 22 sports, 170 programs in 15 regional areas, and five statewide competitions for 9,100 athletes and, 1,300 Class A volunteers and 5,000 day-of-event volunteers on an annual basis.

Financial

four stars

96.57

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

90.00

This rating was published 05/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
91.9%
  Administrative Expenses 3.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.89
  Program Expenses Growth 6.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Special Olympics Arizona on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
Joint Cost Allocation Adjustment applied. Learn more.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Special Olympics Arizona on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Special Olympics Arizona (AZ) 92.52 four stars
Special Olympics of Pennsylvania (PA) 90.57 four stars
Special Olympics Michigan (MI) 94.43 four stars
Special Olympics Missouri (MO) 88.54 three stars
Special Olympics Indiana (IN) 90.64 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,869,145
   Federated Campaigns $78,903
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $356,550
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $844,091
Total Contributions $5,148,689
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $5,148,689
   Other Revenue $106,677
TOTAL REVENUE $5,255,366
   
EXPENSES (Adjusted)  
   Program Expenses $4,488,090
   Administrative Expenses $185,380
   Fundraising Expenses $240,159
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,913,629
   
Payments to Affiliates $74,187
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $341,737
   
Net Assets $4,138,561

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
Athletic Competition $3,705,716 82.0%
Public Education $451,917 10.0%
Outreach & Volunteers $361,533 8.0%

Ratings History
Special Olympics Arizona has received 5 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 05/01/2018 92.52 four stars
2015-12 04/01/2017 97.23 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 96.66 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 07/01/2015 95.98 four stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 96.95 four stars
2011-12 05/01/2013 85.10 three stars
2010-12 05/01/2012 88.01 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 85.76 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 04/01/2011 77.85 two stars
2008-12 05/01/2010 89.45 three stars
2007-12 05/01/2009 71.89 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 86-0307564
Name in IRS Master File SPECIAL OLYMPICS ARIZONA 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)
(298) Training in sports
(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 April, 2002
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
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  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012

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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$211,451 4.30% Tim Martin President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Special Olympics Arizona (AZ) 92.52 four stars
Special Olympics South Carolina (SC) 88.35 three stars
Special Olympics Georgia (GA) 86.26 three stars
Special Olympics Delaware (DE) 91.35 four stars
Special Olympics (DC) 88.39 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Special Olympics Arizona
2100 South 75th Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85043
tel: (800) 289-4946
fax: (602) 230-1110
EIN: 86-0307564

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Board Leadership

Douglas Steele
Board Chair

CEO

Tim Martin
President, CEO

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