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Copperhead Charities

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

one star

64.26

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

Board Leadership
Keith Robinson
Chairman

CEO
Tracy West
Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 64.26 one star
  Financial 55.00 one star
  Accountability & Transparency 77.00 two stars
This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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.

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Financial

one star

55.00

Accountability & Transparency

two stars

77.00

This rating was published 07/01/2019 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)
34.3%
  Administrative Expenses 2.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 62.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $1.19
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.16
  Program Expenses Growth 14.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 58.9%
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) 64.26 one star
United States Olympic Committee (CO) 89.17 three stars
The Armory Foundation (NY) 92.13 four stars
Coaching Corps (CA) 90.46 four stars
Bike Works Seattle (WA) 90.62 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $6,241,266
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $168,141
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $6,409,407
   Program Service Revenue $7,702,220
Total Primary Revenue $14,111,627
   Other Revenue $-9,865
TOTAL REVENUE $14,101,762
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,688,459
   Administrative Expenses $374,639
   Fundraising Expenses $8,767,739
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $13,830,837
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $270,925
   
Net Assets $1,989,680

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 $4,688,459 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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, 2017
  • May, 2016
  • May, 2015
  • May, 2014
  • May, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$285,650 2.06% Tracy West Tournament Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Copperhead Charities (FL) 64.26 one star
Israel Tennis Centers Foundation (NY) 87.01 three stars
United States Olympic Committee (CO) 89.17 three stars
Coaching Corps (CA) 90.46 four stars
Positive Coaching Alliance (CA) 89.88 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

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

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Board Leadership

Keith Robinson
Chairman

CEO

Tracy West
Director

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