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Community Development : Housing and Neighborhood Development

Funders' Network for Smart Growth and Livable Communities

Working for environmentally sustainable, socially equitable and economically prosperous regions and communities

four stars

90.91

1500 San Remo Avenue Suite 249
Coral Gables, FL 33146
tel: (305) 667-6350   Web Site
EIN: 57-1173613

Board Leadership
Tom Woiwode
Chairperson

CEO
Megan Lawless
Interim President and CEO

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.91 four stars
  Financial 93.36 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 06/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Funders' Network is a membership organization that helps grantmakers across North America advance strategies to create fair, prosperous, and sustainable regions and communities that offer everyone the chance for a good life. We believe that the suite of tools available to funders―investing, grantmaking, collaborating, convening, facilitating, and more―uniquely position them to lead the movement for smarter growth policies and practices that benefit both places and people.

The Funders' Network is a membership organization that helps grantmakers across North America advance strategies to create fair, prosperous, and sustainable regions and communities that offer everyone the chance for a good life. We believe that the suite of tools available to funders―investing, grantmaking, collaborating, convening, facilitating, and more―uniquely position them to lead the movement for smarter growth policies and practices that benefit both places and people.

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Financial

four stars

93.36

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 06/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
92.3%
  Administrative Expenses 5.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.21
  Program Expenses Growth 2.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 14.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Funders' Network for Smart Growth and Livable Communities on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Funders' Network for Smart Growth and Livable Communities on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Funders' Network for Smart Growth and Livable Communities (FL) 90.91 four stars
Urban Affairs Coalition (PA) 85.33 three stars
Staten Island Economic Development Corporation (SIEDC) (NY) 87.06 three stars
Metanoia (SC) 96.66 four stars
Chicago Cares (IL) 91.08 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,517,831
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $5,517,831
   Program Service Revenue $321,918
Total Primary Revenue $5,839,749
   Other Revenue $1,162
TOTAL REVENUE $5,840,911
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,215,772
   Administrative Expenses $276,381
   Fundraising Expenses $79,873
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,572,026
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,268,885
   
Net Assets $5,194,295

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
Funders' Network for Smart Growth and Livable Communities has received 6 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 06/01/2018 90.91 four stars
2016-06 06/01/2017 91.45 four stars
2015-06 07/01/2016 92.02 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 92.02 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 92.20 four stars
2013-06 07/01/2014 91.85 four stars
2012-06 11/01/2013 91.85 four 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 57-1173613
Name in IRS Master File FUNDERS NETWORK FOR SMART GROWTH AND LIVABLE COMMUNITIES INC
NTEE Code C20
NTEE Classification Pollution Abatement and Control Services
NTEE Type Environmental Quality, Protection and Beautification
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
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 April, 2004
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013

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

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$179,015 3.91% Ben Starrett Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Funders' Network for Smart Growth and Livable Communities (FL) 90.91 four stars
Hispanics in Philanthropy (CA) 91.15 four stars
Regional Plan Association (NY) 89.27 three stars
Greater Phoenix Economic Council (AZ) 86.33 three stars
Community Action Services and Food Bank (UT) 87.30 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Funders' Network for Smart Growth and Livable Communities
1500 San Remo Avenue
Suite 249
Coral Gables, FL 33146
tel: (305) 667-6350
fax: (305) 667-6355
EIN: 57-1173613

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Board Leadership

Tom Woiwode
Chairperson

CEO

Megan Lawless
Interim President and CEO

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