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LiveWell Colorado

Increasing access to healthy eating and active living

three stars

86.76

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

Board Leadership
Thomas G. Currigan, Jr.
Board Chair

CEO
Gabriel Guillaume
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.76 three stars
  Financial 84.85 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 12/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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

84.85

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

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)
84.5%
  Administrative Expenses 8.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.15
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.85
  Program Expenses Growth -25.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.3%
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.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
LiveWell Colorado (CO) 86.76 three stars
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American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research (DC) 86.98 three stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $708,619
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $23,198
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $339,107
Total Contributions $1,070,924
   Program Service Revenue $81,558
Total Primary Revenue $1,152,482
   Other Revenue $26,348
TOTAL REVENUE $1,178,830
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,186,702
   Administrative Expenses $348,265
   Fundraising Expenses $306,864
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,841,831
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,663,001
   
Net Assets $3,888,954

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
Programs and Initiatives $1,714,720 78.4%
Policy and Advocacy $299,613 13.7%
Communications $172,369 7.9%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 12/01/2019 86.76 three stars
2017-12 12/21/2018 86.84 three stars
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$150,120 5.28% Gabriel Guillaume President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
LiveWell Colorado (CO) 86.76 three stars
Middle East Forum (PA) 92.46 four stars
California Food Policy Advocates (CA) 90.72 four stars
New York Public Interest Research Group Fund (NY) 90.27 four stars
Commonwealth Foundation (PA) 91.67 four 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

Thomas G. Currigan, Jr.
Board Chair

CEO

Gabriel Guillaume
President and CEO

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