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SnowCap Community Charities

Open Hearts, Open Hands

four stars

91.33

17805 South East Stark Street Portland, OR 97233
tel: (503) 674-8785   Web Site
EIN: 23-7121915

Board Leadership
Merlin Aufdengarten
Chairperson

CEO
Judy Alley
Execuitve Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.33 four stars
  Financial 97.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 88.00 three stars
This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

four stars

97.50

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

88.00

This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
93.8%
  Administrative Expenses 3.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.67
  Program Expenses Growth 13.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by SnowCap Community Charities on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by SnowCap Community Charities on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
SnowCap Community Charities (OR) 91.33 four stars
Meals on Wheels Plus of Manatee (FL) 92.92 four stars
Sacramento Loaves & Fishes (CA) 94.07 four stars
Open Hand (GA) 85.38 three stars
Help From People to People (NY) 92.09 four stars

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SnowCap Community Charities is a philanthropic organization created to provide food, clothing, advocacy and other services to the poor.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,432,749
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $90,526
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $4,523,275
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $4,523,275
   Other Revenue $11,544
TOTAL REVENUE $4,534,819
   
EXPENSES (Adjusted)  
   Program Expenses $4,306,093
   Administrative Expenses $131,348
   Fundraising Expenses $119,114
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,556,555
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-21,736
   
Net Assets $2,491,651

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
Food Program $3,600,472 83.3%
Clothing Program $706,883 16.3%
Emergency Services $17,299 0.4%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 06/01/2016 91.33 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2015-06 04/01/2016 91.24 four stars
2014-06 03/01/2015 77.95 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 23-7121915
Name in IRS Master File SNOW CAP COMMUNITY CHARITES
NTEE Code P60
NTEE Classification Emergency Assistance (Food, Clothing, Cash)
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (561) Gifts or grants to individuals (other than scholarships)
(160) Aid to the handicapped (see also 031)
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 May, 1972
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, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
  • June, 2011

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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$61,797 1.35% Judy Alley Executive Director

SnowCap Community Charities is a philanthropic organization created to provide food, clothing, advocacy and other services to the poor.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
SnowCap Community Charities (OR) 91.33 four stars
Shoreline Soup Kitchens & Pantries (CT) 96.92 four stars
Loaves & Fishes, Charlotte (NC) 91.09 four stars
Arlington Food Assistance Center (VA) 95.62 four stars
Martha's Kitchen (CA) 92.22 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

SnowCap Community Charities
17805 South East Stark Street
Portland, OR 97233
tel: (503) 674-8785
fax: (503) 674-5355
EIN: 23-7121915

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 160
Fairview, OR 97024

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Board Leadership

Merlin Aufdengarten
Chairperson

CEO

Judy Alley
Execuitve Director

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