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Mental Health Colorado

Reducing stigma, transforming systems of care, and improving lives since 1953

three stars

89.16

1120 Lincoln Street Suite 1606
Denver, CO 80203
tel: (720) 208-2220   Web Site
EIN: 84-0446365

Board Leadership
Aaron Hyatt
Chair

CEO
Vincent Atchity
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.16 three stars
  Financial 86.37 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/20/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Mental Health Colorado advocates for the more than one million Coloradans who experience a mental health or substance use disorder each year. We engage policymakers, providers, the public, and the press to promote early intervention, expand access to affordable services, and eradicate stigma and discrimination. Our efforts range from the Capitol to the classroom.

OUR PRIORITIES
*Increase the availability of mental health services for children and adolescents
*Reduce the suicide rate in Colorado
*Enforce and strengthen laws requiring insurance companies to provide equal coverage for mental and physical care
*Expand mental health and substance use treatment capacity
*Ensure people with severe mental illness and substance use disorders receive additional support
*Ensure women receive mental health and substance use services during and after pregnancy

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Mental Health Colorado, incorporated in 1953.

Mental Health Colorado advocates for the more than one million Coloradans who experience a mental health or substance use disorder each year. We engage policymakers, providers, the public, and the press to promote early intervention, expand access to affordable services, and eradicate stigma and discrimination. Our efforts range from the Capitol to the classroom.

OUR PRIORITIES
*Increase the availability of mental health services for children and adolescents
*Reduce the suicide rate in Colorado
*Enforce and strengthen laws requiring insurance companies to provide equal coverage for mental and physical care
*Expand mental health and substance use treatment capacity
*Ensure people with severe mental illness and substance use disorders receive additional support
*Ensure women receive mental health and substance use services during and after pregnancy

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Mental Health Colorado, incorporated in 1953.

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Financial

three stars

86.37

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 12/20/2019 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)
71.8%
  Administrative Expenses 11.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 16.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.12
  Program Expenses Growth 4.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Mental Health Colorado on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Mental Health Colorado on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Mental Health Colorado (CO) 89.16 three stars
NAMI Minnesota (MN) 93.81 four stars
Mental Health Association in Tulsa (OK) 90.26 four stars
Mentis (CA) 85.04 three stars
National Alliance for the Mentally Ill of New York City (NY) 92.51 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,102,102
   Federated Campaigns $36,212
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $69,469
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $11,252
Total Contributions $4,219,035
   Program Service Revenue $16,669
Total Primary Revenue $4,235,704
   Other Revenue $284,941
TOTAL REVENUE $4,520,645
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $922,459
   Administrative Expenses $97,377
   Fundraising Expenses $267,053
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,286,889
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $3,233,756
   
Net Assets $4,380,052

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
Mental Health Toolkit for Schools $551,536 59.8%
Public Policy and Strategic Initiatives $370,923 40.2%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 12/20/2019 89.16 three stars
2017-12 03/01/2019 86.80 three stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 82.96 three stars
2015-12 02/01/2017 82.25 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 82.89 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/01/2015 81.37 three stars
2013-12 02/01/2015 83.48 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 84-0446365
Name in IRS Master File MENTAL HEALTH AMERICA OF COLORADO
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (59) Other school related activities
(179) Other health services
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Intermediate - the organization is an intermediate organization (no group exemption) of a National, Regional or Geographic grouping of organizations (such as a state headquarters of a national organization).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date August, 1955
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$165,439 12.85% Andrew Romanoff President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Mental Health Colorado (CO) 89.16 three stars
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (NY) 92.64 four stars
National Alliance for the Mentally Ill of New York City (NY) 92.51 four stars
NAMI (VA) 91.89 four stars
NAMI Minnesota (MN) 93.81 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Mental Health Colorado
1120 Lincoln Street
Suite 1606
Denver, CO 80203
tel: (720) 208-2220
fax: (720) 208-2250
EIN: 84-0446365

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Board Leadership

Aaron Hyatt
Chair

CEO

Vincent Atchity
President and CEO

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