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National Sports Center for the Disabled

Enabling the human spirit through sport

three stars

88.40

1801 Mile High Stadium Circle #1500
Denver, CO 80204
tel: (303) 293-5711   Web Site
EIN: 84-0738419

Board Leadership
Mark Kay
Chair

CEO
Kim Easton
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.40 three stars
  Financial 83.60 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of the National Sports Center for the Disabled (NSCD) is to enable the human spirit through therapeutic sport and recreation. To achieve this mission, the NSCD works to improve the lives of people with disabilities in two ways. First, the NSCD provides access to recreational and competitive adaptive sports in Colorado for people with all diagnoses, of all ability levels, and of all income levels. Second, the NSCD helps participants to achieve individual therapeutic goals that have a long-term impact on their health, skills, and independence.

Founded in 1970, the NSCD offers therapeutic and adaptive sports programs in Grand County and the Denver metro area, Colorado. The NSCD's current programs include alpine and cross-country skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, kayaking, canoeing, stand-up paddle boarding, rafting, rock climbing, therapeutic horseback riding, air gun shooting, archery, cycling, adaptive work outs, camping, and the "NSCD Moves!" obstacle course.

The mission of the National Sports Center for the Disabled (NSCD) is to enable the human spirit through therapeutic sport and recreation. To achieve this mission, the NSCD works to improve the lives of people with disabilities in two ways. First, the NSCD provides access to recreational and competitive adaptive sports in Colorado for people with all diagnoses, of all ability levels, and of all income levels. Second, the NSCD helps participants to achieve individual therapeutic goals that have a long-term impact on their health, skills, and independence.

Founded in 1970, the NSCD offers therapeutic and adaptive sports programs in Grand County and the Denver metro area, Colorado. The NSCD's current programs include alpine and cross-country skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, kayaking, canoeing, stand-up paddle boarding, rafting, rock climbing, therapeutic horseback riding, air gun shooting, archery, cycling, adaptive work outs, camping, and the "NSCD Moves!" obstacle course.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2018
Number of participants engaged in programs
4,027
Number of customers reporting satisfaction with program
97
Number of lessons taught
18,155
Percent of participants who achieve their therapeutic goals
94
Percent of participants who improve their confidence and self-esteem
96
Percent of participants who improve their quality of life
96
Percent of participants who report an increased likelihood of participating in sports or an active lifestyle in the future
97
This impact information is current as of October 2019, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

three stars

83.60

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 12/01/2019 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)
83.5%
  Administrative Expenses 9.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.17
  Program Expenses Growth 4.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 38.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by National Sports Center for the Disabled on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by National Sports Center for the Disabled on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
National Sports Center for the Disabled (CO) 88.40 three stars
Higher Ground (ID) 96.46 four stars
Little League Baseball (PA) 87.21 three stars
The Armory Foundation (NY) 93.89 four stars
USTA Foundation (NY) 96.66 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,333,714
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $459,544
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $246,408
Total Contributions $2,039,666
   Program Service Revenue $710,075
Total Primary Revenue $2,749,741
   Other Revenue $51,792
TOTAL REVENUE $2,801,533
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,460,900
   Administrative Expenses $308,357
   Fundraising Expenses $268,035
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,037,292
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-235,759
   
Net Assets $809,066

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
Providing Sports and Activities $2,460,900 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-10 12/01/2019 88.40 three stars
2017-10 04/01/2019 94.61 four stars
2016-10 10/01/2018 92.07 four stars
2016-10 12/01/2017 88.89 three stars
2015-10 11/01/2016 88.66 three stars
2014-10 06/01/2016 87.87 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-10 10/01/2015 85.02 three stars
2013-10 04/01/2015 82.23 three stars
2012-10 02/01/2014 82.03 three stars
2011-10 02/01/2013 78.31 two stars
2010-10 08/01/2012 81.20 three 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 84-0738419
Name in IRS Master File NATIONAL SPORTS CENTER FOR THE DISABLED INC
NTEE Code N60
NTEE Classification Amateur Sports Clubs, Leagues, N.E.C.
NTEE Type Recreation, Sports, Leisure, Athletics
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (31) Special school for the blind, handicapped, etc
(160) Aid to the handicapped (see also 031)
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 September, 1977
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End October
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • October, 2017
  • October, 2016
  • October, 2015
  • October, 2014
  • October, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$110,596 3.64% Kimberle Easton President, CEO

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
National Sports Center for the Disabled (CO) 88.40 three stars
Nantucket Community Sailing (MA) 92.12 four stars
New York Road Runners (NY) 91.16 four stars
Women's Sports Foundation (NY) 92.93 four stars
United States Equestrian Team Foundation (NJ) 90.56 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

National Sports Center for the Disabled
1801 Mile High Stadium Circle
#1500
Denver, CO 80204
tel: (303) 293-5711
fax: (303) 293-5448
EIN: 84-0738419

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Board Leadership

Mark Kay
Chair

CEO

Kim Easton
President & CEO

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