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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

92.22

1010 Washington Boulevard First Floor
Stamford, CT 06901
tel: (203) 989-0321   Web Site
EIN: 06-1507648

Board Leadership
Arthur Selkowitz
Chairman

CEO
Dudley N. Williams, Jr.
President & CEO

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  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.22
  Financial 99.91
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00
This rating was published 02/01/2022 and includes data from FY2020, 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.

Financial

99.91

Accountability & Transparency

89.00

This rating was published 02/01/2022 and includes data from FY2020, 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)
84.7%
  Administrative Expenses 6.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 5.22
  Program Expenses Growth 14.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.7%
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) 92.22
Seattle Parks Foundation (WA) 94.34
Hermann Park Conservancy (TX) 92.03
Cincinnati Parks Foundation (OH) 93.92
Houston Parks Board (TX) 94.23

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,758,688
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $2,179,126
Total Contributions $3,937,814
   Program Service Revenue $179,032
Total Primary Revenue $4,116,846
   Other Revenue $57,011
TOTAL REVENUE $4,173,857
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,255,213
   Administrative Expenses $166,956
   Fundraising Expenses $249,104
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,671,273
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,502,584
   
Net Assets $12,447,316

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 $1,030,731 45.7%
Outreach and Education $984,971 43.7%
Park Development $239,511 10.6%

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

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2020-06 02/01/2022 92.22
2019-06 04/01/2021 92.02
2018-06 11/01/2019 90.67
2017-06 02/01/2019 91.45
2016-06 02/01/2018 89.65
2015-06 12/01/2016 91.45
2014-06 06/01/2016 92.22
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 87.25
2013-06 09/01/2014 91.54

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
$180,000 6.73% Dudley Williams President & CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Mill River Park Collaborative (CT) 92.22
Randall's Island Park Alliance (NY) 88.30
San Francisco Parks Alliance (CA) 93.98
Forest Park Forever (MO) 90.98
Minneapolis Parks Foundation (MN) 88.14

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Charity Contact Info

Mill River Park Collaborative
1010 Washington Boulevard
First Floor
Stamford, CT 06901
tel: (203) 989-0321
EIN: 06-1507648

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Board Leadership

Arthur Selkowitz
Chairman

CEO

Dudley N. Williams, Jr.
President & CEO

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