Disable all preview features

Human Services : Social Services

SnowCap Community Charities

Open Hearts, Open Hands

four stars

96.53

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

Board Leadership
Merlin Aufdengarten
Chairperson

CEO
Kirsten Wageman
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 96.53 four stars
  Financial 97.17 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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

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

Impact Information

Looking for Impact Information?

Charity Navigator is collaborating with GuideStar, GlobalGiving, Classy, and ImpactMatters to display impact-related information for rated nonprofits. However, not all rated nonprofits have provided impact information yet. Each of these partners has supplied Charity Navigator with the impact information they receive directly from nonprofits. Submissions must be made on our partner's websites and we plan to update the display of this information regularly.

If you are interested in seeing this charity provide its impact information, please click below. Note, this is simply an indication of your interest.

Financial

four stars

97.17

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 07/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
94.0%
  Administrative Expenses 3.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.58
  Program Expenses Growth 8.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.2%
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) 96.53 four stars
Food Outreach (MO) 91.38 four stars
Open Hand (GA) 87.40 three stars
Hunger Free America (NY) 90.87 four stars
Martha's Kitchen (CA) 91.51 four stars

Compare These Charities (Highly Rated)

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,841,042
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $90,904
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,931,946
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $3,931,946
   Other Revenue $24,857
TOTAL REVENUE $3,956,803
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,738,530
   Administrative Expenses $144,341
   Fundraising Expenses $120,727
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,003,598
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-46,795
   
Net Assets $2,533,354

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 $2,659,933 71.1%
Clothing Program $1,048,393 28.0%
Emergency Services $30,204 0.8%

Ratings History
SnowCap Community Charities has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 07/01/2018 96.53 four stars
2016-06 07/01/2017 96.66 four stars
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)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013

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
None reported -- This organization did not report a CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
SnowCap Community Charities (OR) 96.53 four stars
MANNA (PA) 92.75 four stars
St. John's Bread & Life (NY) 89.71 three stars
The Banquet (SD) 86.09 three stars
Second Helpings (IN) 98.23 four stars

Compare These Charities (Highly Rated)

This charity has an official representative registered with Charity Navigator.

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

Visit Web Site

Board Leadership

Merlin Aufdengarten
Chairperson

CEO

Kirsten Wageman
Executive Director

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.