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Environment : Botanical Gardens, Parks, and Nature Centers

Mill River Park Collaborative

Building and maintaining a vibrant, world-class green space for the Stamford community

four stars

90.67

1055 Washington Boulevard Suite 101
Stamford, CT 06901
tel: (203) 989-0321   Web Site
EIN: 06-1507648

Board Leadership
Arthur Selkowitz
Chairman

CEO
Dudley N. Williams, Jr. Milton Puryear Milton Puryear
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.67 four stars
  Financial 92.73 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 11/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Mill River Park Collaborative is a partnership of civic, government, and business interests committed to creating and sustaining the Mill River Park & Greenway. By working to build support from local businesses and combining it with investments from the city, state and federal governments, the Collaborative aims to build and maintain a vibrant, world-class green space for the Stamford community. The Collaborative began the process for creating Mill River Park in 2004. Since then, the design team, the Army Corps of Engineers and various city departments have worked to design and build the park under the direction of the Collaborative's Executive Director.

The Mill River Park Collaborative is a partnership of civic, government, and business interests committed to creating and sustaining the Mill River Park & Greenway. By working to build support from local businesses and combining it with investments from the city, state and federal governments, the Collaborative aims to build and maintain a vibrant, world-class green space for the Stamford community. The Collaborative began the process for creating Mill River Park in 2004. Since then, the design team, the Army Corps of Engineers and various city departments have worked to design and build the park under the direction of the Collaborative's Executive Director.

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Financial

four stars

92.73

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 11/01/2019 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)
84.8%
  Administrative Expenses 4.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 5.94
  Program Expenses Growth 7.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 11.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Mill River Park Collaborative on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Mill River Park Collaborative on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Mill River Park Collaborative (CT) 90.67 four stars
LAND studio (OH) 86.27 three stars
The Battery Conservancy (NY) 92.17 four stars
Friends of the High Line (NY) 94.08 four stars
Hermann Park Conservancy (TX) 91.72 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $462,994
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $547,363
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $2,270,000
Total Contributions $3,280,357
   Program Service Revenue $111,453
Total Primary Revenue $3,391,810
   Other Revenue $-161,168
TOTAL REVENUE $3,230,642
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,404,317
   Administrative Expenses $91,430
   Fundraising Expenses $186,162
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,681,909
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,548,733
   
Net Assets $10,722,651

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
Land Management $696,301 49.6%
Outreach and Education $336,106 23.9%
Park Development $238,020 16.9%

Ratings History
Mill River Park Collaborative has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 11/01/2019 90.67 four stars
2017-06 02/01/2019 91.45 four stars
2016-06 02/01/2018 89.65 three stars
2015-06 12/01/2016 91.45 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 92.22 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 87.25 three stars
2013-06 09/01/2014 91.54 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 06-1507648
Name in IRS Master File MILL RIVER COLLABORATIVE INC
NTEE Code N50
NTEE Classification Recreational, Pleasure, or Social Club
NTEE Type Recreation, Sports, Leisure, Athletics
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (400) Area development, redevelopment of renewal
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 July, 1998
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, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$91,779 5.45% Dudley Williams President & CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$114,300 6.79% Mike Stake Construction & Planning Manager

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Mill River Park Collaborative (CT) 90.67 four stars
Hermann Park Conservancy (TX) 91.72 four stars
San Francisco Parks Alliance (CA) 90.74 four stars
Seattle Parks Foundation (WA) 94.32 four stars
Riverfront Recapture (CT) 89.70 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Mill River Park Collaborative
1055 Washington Boulevard
Suite 101
Stamford, CT 06901
tel: (203) 989-0321
EIN: 06-1507648

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Board Leadership

Arthur Selkowitz
Chairman

CEO

Dudley N. Williams, Jr. Milton Puryear Milton Puryear
President & CEO

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