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Livewell Colorado

Increasing access to healthy eating and active living

three stars

89.50

1490 Lafayette Street Suite 404
Denver, CO 80218
tel: (720) 353-4120   Web Site
EIN: 26-2464764

Board Leadership
Barbara Grogan
Board Chair

CEO
Gabriel Guillaume
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.50 three stars
  Financial 87.50 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

LiveWell Colorado is a statewide nonprofit organization committed to preventing and reducing the barriers to healthy eating and active living (HEAL) in Colorado. With the goal of eliminating health disparities and advancing health equity, LiveWell Colorado focuses its efforts on policy, environmental and lifestyle changes that remove barriers and increase access to healthy behaviors. Working in partnership with obesity-prevention initiatives across the state, LiveWell Colorado aims to provide every Coloradan with access to healthy foods and opportunities for physical activity to make Colorado the healthiest state in the nation.

LiveWell Colorado is a statewide nonprofit organization committed to preventing and reducing the barriers to healthy eating and active living (HEAL) in Colorado. With the goal of eliminating health disparities and advancing health equity, LiveWell Colorado focuses its efforts on policy, environmental and lifestyle changes that remove barriers and increase access to healthy behaviors. Working in partnership with obesity-prevention initiatives across the state, LiveWell Colorado aims to provide every Coloradan with access to healthy foods and opportunities for physical activity to make Colorado the healthiest state in the nation.

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Financial

three stars

87.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 03/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
89.6%
  Administrative Expenses 5.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.91
  Program Expenses Growth -7.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Livewell Colorado on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Livewell Colorado on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Livewell Colorado (CO) 89.50 three stars
Public Agenda (NY) 91.81 four stars
Population Reference Bureau (DC) 88.29 three stars
The Land Institute (KS) 92.36 four stars
Ethics and Public Policy Center (DC) 87.90 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,482,331
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $166,319
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $116,283
Total Contributions $1,764,933
   Program Service Revenue $15,753
Total Primary Revenue $1,780,686
   Other Revenue $-17,770
TOTAL REVENUE $1,762,916
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,051,379
   Administrative Expenses $431,750
   Fundraising Expenses $342,211
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,825,340
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-5,062,424
   
Net Assets $6,327,568

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
Local Initiatives $3,624,208 59.9%
Communications $1,784,782 29.5%
Policy and Advocacy $642,389 10.6%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 03/01/2018 89.50 three stars
2015-12 07/01/2017 90.94 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 26-2464764
Name in IRS Master File LIVEWELL COLORADO
NTEE Code F53
NTEE Classification Eating Disorder, Addiction
NTEE Type Mental Health, Crisis Intervention
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 August, 2008
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, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012

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
$141,386 2.07% Gabriel Guillaume President & CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$252,516 3.69% Shepard Nevel Former President & CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Livewell Colorado (CO) 89.50 three stars
Center for Food Safety (DC) 90.29 four stars
American Academy of Arts and Sciences (MA) 91.00 four stars
National Employment Law Project (NY) 92.15 four stars
Congressional Black Caucus Foundation (DC) 89.01 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Livewell Colorado
1490 Lafayette Street
Suite 404
Denver, CO 80218
tel: (720) 353-4120
EIN: 26-2464764

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Board Leadership

Barbara Grogan
Board Chair

CEO

Gabriel Guillaume
President and CEO

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