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The Center on Colfax

Advancing LGBT Colorado

three stars

83.11

1301 East Colfax Avenue Denver, CO 80218
tel: (303) 733-7743   Web Site
EIN: 84-0738879

Board Leadership
Ryann Peyton & Michael Song
Co-Chairs

CEO
Rex Fuller
Chief Executive Officer

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 83.11 three stars
  Financial 76.46 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Center on Colfax opened in 1976 and over the years has grown to become the largest community center in the Rocky Mountain region, giving voice to Colorado's LGBTQ community and playing a pivotal role in statewide initiatives to reduce harassment and discrimination. Today, we are focused on fulfilling our mission - To engage, empower, enrich, and advance the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community of Colorado - by ensuring that every member of the LGBTQ community has access to the programs and resources they need to live happy, healthy, and productive lives.

The Center on Colfax opened in 1976 and over the years has grown to become the largest community center in the Rocky Mountain region, giving voice to Colorado's LGBTQ community and playing a pivotal role in statewide initiatives to reduce harassment and discrimination. Today, we are focused on fulfilling our mission - To engage, empower, enrich, and advance the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community of Colorado - by ensuring that every member of the LGBTQ community has access to the programs and resources they need to live happy, healthy, and productive lives.

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Financial

two stars

76.46

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 12/01/2019 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)
76.1%
  Administrative Expenses 10.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.20
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.97
  Program Expenses Growth 4.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 31.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Center on Colfax on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Center on Colfax on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Center on Colfax (CO) 83.11 three stars
SAGE (NY) 91.03 four stars
Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice (NY) 93.72 four stars
Affirmations (MI) 88.23 three stars
Equality California Institute (CA) 90.71 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,404,230
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $163,368
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,567,598
   Program Service Revenue $855,512
Total Primary Revenue $2,423,110
   Other Revenue $87,476
TOTAL REVENUE $2,510,586
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,854,953
   Administrative Expenses $294,471
   Fundraising Expenses $271,077
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,420,501
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $90,085
   
Net Assets $2,562,918

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
Denver PrideFest $993,721 53.6%
Community Center $554,731 29.9%
Youth Services $306,501 16.5%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 12/01/2019 83.11 three stars
2017-12 12/21/2018 85.48 three stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 85.39 three stars
2015-12 04/01/2017 85.90 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 87.61 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/01/2015 90.17 four stars
2013-12 06/01/2015 92.03 four stars
2012-12 03/01/2014 79.81 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 84-0738879
Name in IRS Master File THE GAY LESBIAN BISEXUAL & TRANSGENDER COMMUNITY CENTER OF CO
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 (123) Discussion groups, forums, panels lectures, etc.
(179) Other health services
(569) Referral service (social agencies)
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 September, 1978
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$119,489 4.93% Debra Pollock CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Center on Colfax (CO) 83.11 three stars
Human Rights Campaign Foundation (DC) 85.48 three stars
The New York City Gay & Lesbian Anti-Violence Project (NY) 87.74 three stars
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center (NY) 92.81 four stars
GLSEN (NY) 85.16 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

The Center on Colfax
1301 East Colfax Avenue
Denver, CO 80218
tel: (303) 733-7743
fax: (303) 282-9399
EIN: 84-0738879

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Board Leadership

Ryann Peyton & Michael Song
Co-Chairs

CEO

Rex Fuller
Chief Executive Officer

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