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Community Development : Housing and Neighborhood Development

Greater Phoenix Economic Council

Improving Phoenix's competitiveness

four stars

91.22

2 North Central Ave Suite 2500
Phoenix, AZ 85004
tel: (602) 256-7700   Web Site
EIN: 86-0539979

Board Leadership
Jeff Guldner
Chair

CEO
Chris Camacho
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.22 four stars
  Financial 94.25 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 08/03/2021 and includes data from FY2020, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) is one of the region's premier economic development groups. GPEC has been working on behalf of businesses looking to relocate and expand -- at absolutely no cost to the company -- for nearly 25 years. We are a public-private partnership representing Maricopa County, 22 communities throughout the region and more than 160 private investors. Our mission is to attract quality businesses to the Greater Phoenix region from around the world, and to advocate and champion foundational efforts to improve the region's competitiveness.

The Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) is one of the region's premier economic development groups. GPEC has been working on behalf of businesses looking to relocate and expand -- at absolutely no cost to the company -- for nearly 25 years. We are a public-private partnership representing Maricopa County, 22 communities throughout the region and more than 160 private investors. Our mission is to attract quality businesses to the Greater Phoenix region from around the world, and to advocate and champion foundational efforts to improve the region's competitiveness.

Financial

four stars

94.25

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 08/03/2021 and includes data from FY2020, 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)
82.4%
  Administrative Expenses 13.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.51
  Program Expenses Growth 12.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 39.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Greater Phoenix Economic Council on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Greater Phoenix Economic Council on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Greater Phoenix Economic Council (AZ) 91.22 four stars
Regional Plan Association (NY) 86.06 three stars
Fifth Avenue Committee (NY) 88.53 three stars
Liberty Hill Foundation (CA) 94.69 four stars
Metanoia (SC) 94.77 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,735,596
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $3,145,640
Total Contributions $6,881,236
   Program Service Revenue $83,069
Total Primary Revenue $6,964,305
   Other Revenue $725
TOTAL REVENUE $6,965,030
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,591,526
   Administrative Expenses $991,158
   Fundraising Expenses $226,618
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,809,302
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $155,728
   
Net Assets $3,329,459

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History
Greater Phoenix Economic Council has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2020-06 08/03/2021 91.22 four stars
2019-06 04/01/2020 91.16 four stars
2018-06 08/01/2019 90.59 four stars
2017-06 05/01/2018 86.33 three stars
2016-06 05/01/2017 85.11 three stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 80.12 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 08/01/2015 81.03 three stars
2013-06 08/01/2014 80.70 three stars
2012-06 02/01/2014 81.99 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 86-0539979
Name in IRS Master File GREATER PHOENIX ECONOMIC COUNCIL
NTEE Code S30
NTEE Classification Economic Development
NTEE Type Community Improvement, Capacity Building
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (559) Other matters
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, 1991
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$467,885 6.87% Chris Camacho President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Greater Phoenix Economic Council (AZ) 91.22 four stars
Grey Bears (CA) 94.01 four stars
Urban Affairs Coalition (PA) 89.02 three stars
Citizens Committee for New York City (NY) 95.19 four stars
Puente (CA) 92.86 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Greater Phoenix Economic Council
2 North Central Ave
Suite 2500
Phoenix, AZ 85004
tel: (602) 256-7700
EIN: 86-0539979

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Board Leadership

Jeff Guldner
Chair

CEO

Chris Camacho
President & CEO

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