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Iowa Sports Foundation

Igniting the competitive spirit of Iowans for sports, recreation and health

two stars

74.91

1421 South Bell Avenue Suite 104
Ames, IA 50010
tel: (888) 777-8881   Web Site
EIN: 42-1278326

Board Leadership
Jess Vilsack
Chair

CEO
Chuck Long
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 74.91 two stars
  Financial 89.89 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 66.00 one star
This rating was published 04/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Iowa Sports Foundation (ISF) mission is to provide sports, recreation, health and wellness opportunities for Iowans of all abilities. ISF promotes amateur sports within the state of Iowa as well as hosts international and national Olympic competition exhibitions and tryouts that qualify for recognition for state games by the US Olympic Committee and the president's council on physical fitness and sports.

The Iowa Sports Foundation (ISF) mission is to provide sports, recreation, health and wellness opportunities for Iowans of all abilities. ISF promotes amateur sports within the state of Iowa as well as hosts international and national Olympic competition exhibitions and tryouts that qualify for recognition for state games by the US Olympic Committee and the president's council on physical fitness and sports.

Financial

three stars

89.89

Accountability & Transparency

one star

66.00

This rating was published 04/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
87.5%
  Administrative Expenses 10.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.49
  Program Expenses Growth 2.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Iowa Sports Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Iowa Sports Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Iowa Sports Foundation (IA) 74.91 two stars
Tiger Athletic Foundation (LA) 93.84 four stars
Outdoors for All Foundation (WA) 87.85 three stars
Good Sports (MA) 98.23 four stars
National High School Rodeo Association (CO) 85.85 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $698,864
   Federated Campaigns $382
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $29,500
Total Contributions $728,746
   Program Service Revenue $801,807
Total Primary Revenue $1,530,553
   Other Revenue $104,304
TOTAL REVENUE $1,634,857
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,480,619
   Administrative Expenses $133,080
   Fundraising Expenses $20,754
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,634,453
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $404
   
Net Assets $859,418

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
Promote Amateur Sports & Raise Awareness $1,480,619 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-09 04/01/2021 74.91 two stars
2018-09 09/03/2019 73.68 two stars
2017-09 09/01/2018 74.24 two stars
2016-09 03/01/2018 72.96 two stars
2015-09 03/01/2017 72.96 two stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 75.38 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 02/01/2016 75.30 two stars
2013-09 06/01/2015 75.29 two stars
2012-09 05/01/2014 75.28 two stars
2011-09 09/01/2013 75.53 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 42-1278326
Name in IRS Master File IOWA SPORTS FOUNDATION
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 (998) Unspecified
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 February, 1988
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • September, 2018
  • September, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$109,939 6.72% Charles Long Executive Director, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Iowa Sports Foundation (IA) 74.91 two stars
Good Sports (MA) 98.23 four stars
United States Soccer Foundation (DC) 93.33 four stars
National High School Rodeo Association (CO) 85.85 three stars
Adaptive Sports Foundation (NY) 88.70 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Iowa Sports Foundation
1421 South Bell Avenue
Suite 104
Ames, IA 50010
tel: (888) 777-8881
EIN: 42-1278326

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Board Leadership

Jess Vilsack
Chair

CEO

Chuck Long
Chief Executive Officer

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