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Human Services : Multipurpose Human Service Organizations

Iowa Sports Foundation

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

74.38

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

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  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 74.38
  Financial 87.50
  Accountability & Transparency 66.00
This rating was published 03/01/2022 and includes data from FY2020, 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

87.50

Accountability & Transparency

66.00

This rating was published 03/01/2022 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)
88.0%
  Administrative Expenses 9.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.65
  Program Expenses Growth -13.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 13.0%
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) 74.38
Higher Ground (ID) 91.16
Challenged Athletes Foundation (CA) 92.22
National Rowing Foundation (MA) 89.94
New York Road Runners (NY) 91.11

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $558,461
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $22,398
Total Contributions $580,859
   Program Service Revenue $468,280
Total Primary Revenue $1,049,139
   Other Revenue $203,257
TOTAL REVENUE $1,252,396
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $985,460
   Administrative Expenses $120,576
   Fundraising Expenses $18,701
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,124,737
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $127,659
   
Net Assets $992,853

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 $985,460 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2020-09 03/01/2022 74.38
2019-09 04/01/2021 74.91
2018-09 09/03/2019 73.68
2017-09 09/01/2018 74.24
2016-09 03/01/2018 72.96
2015-09 03/01/2017 72.96
2014-09 06/01/2016 75.38
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 02/01/2016 75.30
2013-09 06/01/2015 75.29
2012-09 05/01/2014 75.28
2011-09 09/01/2013 75.53

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 9.77% Charles Long Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Iowa Sports Foundation (IA) 74.38
Good Sports (MA) 98.23
Maccabi USA (PA) 91.16
Challenged Athletes Foundation (CA) 92.22
The Armory Foundation (NY) 94.34

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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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