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Human Services : Multipurpose Human Service Organizations (Grantmaking)

Copperhead Charities

Providing aid to Tampa Bay area charities through fundraising events centered around professional golf.

one star

65.68

36750 US Highway 19 North Palm Harbor, FL 34684
tel: (727) 942-5566   Web Site
EIN: 59-2319162

Board Leadership
Keith Robinson
General Chairman

CEO
Tracy West
Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 65.68 one star
  Financial 57.27 one star
  Accountability & Transparency 77.00 two stars
This rating was published 09/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1977, Copperhead Charities supports charities in the Tampa Bay area through professional golf tournaments. The members of Copperhead Charities are Tampa Bay community and business leaders whose two-fold goal is to provide a first-class professional golf tournament and raise funds for local charities. More than 50 Tampa Bay area charities actively participate in the Tampa Bay Championship through Birdies for Tampa Bay Charities. From 1977-2016, over $36 million has been donated to 100+ charities.

Founded in 1977, Copperhead Charities supports charities in the Tampa Bay area through professional golf tournaments. The members of Copperhead Charities are Tampa Bay community and business leaders whose two-fold goal is to provide a first-class professional golf tournament and raise funds for local charities. More than 50 Tampa Bay area charities actively participate in the Tampa Bay Championship through Birdies for Tampa Bay Charities. From 1977-2016, over $36 million has been donated to 100+ charities.

Financial

one star

57.27

Accountability & Transparency

two stars

77.00

This rating was published 09/01/2020 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)
33.5%
  Administrative Expenses 2.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 63.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $1.31
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.16
  Program Expenses Growth 5.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 19.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Copperhead Charities on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Copperhead Charities on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Copperhead Charities (FL) 65.68 one star
PeacePlayers International (DC) 97.17 four stars
Good Sports (MA) 98.23 four stars
United States Olympic Committee (CO) 92.68 four stars
The Armory Foundation (NY) 94.34 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $6,194,935
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $168,713
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $6,363,648
   Program Service Revenue $7,229,980
Total Primary Revenue $13,593,628
   Other Revenue $28,516
TOTAL REVENUE $13,622,144
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,307,305
   Administrative Expenses $377,089
   Fundraising Expenses $8,759,612
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $13,444,006
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $178,138
   
Net Assets $2,195,573

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
Birdies for Tampa Bay Charities $4,307,305 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-05 09/01/2020 65.68 one star
2018-05 07/01/2019 64.26 one star
2017-05 07/01/2018 67.37 one star
2016-05 11/01/2017 27.44 zero star
2015-05 11/01/2016 27.44 zero star
2014-05 06/01/2016 27.44 zero star
 
CN 2.0
2014-05 11/01/2015 27.44 zero star
2013-05 03/01/2015 27.44 zero star
2012-05 11/01/2013 27.44 zero star

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 59-2319162
Name in IRS Master File COPPERHEAD CHARITIES INC
NTEE Code T99
NTEE Classification Philanthropy, Voluntarism, and Grantmaking Foundations N.E.C.
NTEE Type Philanthropy, Voluntarism and Grantmaking Foundations
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (301) Fundraising athletic or sports event
(995) Described in section 509(a)(2) of the Code
(602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
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 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, 1983
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End May
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • May, 2018
  • May, 2017
  • May, 2016
  • May, 2015
  • May, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$281,515 2.09% Tracy West Tournament Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Copperhead Charities (FL) 65.68 one star
US Bobsled and Skeleton Federation (CO) 92.99 four stars
Achilles International (NY) 92.84 four stars
Adaptive Sports Foundation (NY) 88.70 three stars
United States Rowing Association (NJ) 85.57 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Copperhead Charities
36750 US Highway 19 North
Palm Harbor, FL 34684
tel: (727) 942-5566
EIN: 59-2319162

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Board Leadership

Keith Robinson
General Chairman

CEO

Tracy West
Director

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