Disable all preview features

Research and Public Policy : Social and Public Policy Research

LiveWell Colorado

Increasing access to healthy eating and active living

three stars

83.49

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, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 83.49 three stars
  Financial 81.32 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 86.00 three stars
This rating was published 12/23/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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.

Financial

three stars

81.32

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

86.00

This rating was published 12/23/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
80.9%
  Administrative Expenses 10.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.85
  Program Expenses Growth -20.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 14.5%
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) 83.49 three stars
The Brookings Institution (DC) 85.09 three stars
AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety (DC) 89.48 three stars
The Land Institute (KS) 95.63 four stars
PeopleForBikes (CO) 86.56 three stars

Compare These Charities (Highly Rated)

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $370,925
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $45,060
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $861,594
Total Contributions $1,277,579
   Program Service Revenue $24,222
Total Primary Revenue $1,301,801
   Other Revenue $37,943
TOTAL REVENUE $1,339,744
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,094,305
   Administrative Expenses $285,722
   Fundraising Expenses $163,416
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,543,443
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,203,699
   
Net Assets $2,685,255

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
Healthy Food Incentives $1,274,531 60.9%
Healthy Food in Institutions $442,761 21.1%
Healthy Food Infrastructure $377,013 18.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 12/23/2020 83.49 three stars
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)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$149,269 5.86% Gabriel Guillaume President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
LiveWell Colorado (CO) 83.49 three stars
Mackinac Center for Public Policy (MI) 92.92 four stars
Atlas Network (VA) 93.87 four stars
The Committee of Seventy (PA) 87.24 three stars
Freedom Foundation (WA) 87.01 three stars

Compare These Charities (Highly Rated)

Are you the representative for this organization? If so, click here to access the application form. As an official representative you will have the ability to update some of the information on this page.

Charity Contact Info

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

Visit Web Site

Board Leadership

Thomas G. Currigan, Jr.
Board Chair

CEO

Gabriel Guillaume
President, CEO

Join Our Mailing List

Join over 400,000 other informed givers and get updates on charity ratings, new features, hot topics, and tips for donating.