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Community Development : Housing and Neighborhood Development

Mountain Association for Community Economic Development

Striving to make Appalachian communities better places to live

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four stars

96.63

433 Chestnut Street Berea, KY 40403
tel: (859) 986-2373   Web Site
EIN: 31-0900246

Board Leadership
Jodi Stacy
Board Chair

CEO
Peter Hille
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 96.63 four stars
  Financial 97.41 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Mountain Association for Community Economic Development (MACED) partners with local people to build upon the strengths of Kentucky and Central Appalachia. We create economic alternatives and strive to make Appalachian communities better places to live. Since 1976, MACED's commitment to the communities of Central Appalachia has shown us that high expectations, vision and hard work are essential to accomplish results. Three core strategies help us work toward our goal of transforming the lives of people and places in need in Central Appalachia through sustainable development.

The Mountain Association for Community Economic Development (MACED) partners with local people to build upon the strengths of Kentucky and Central Appalachia. We create economic alternatives and strive to make Appalachian communities better places to live. Since 1976, MACED's commitment to the communities of Central Appalachia has shown us that high expectations, vision and hard work are essential to accomplish results. Three core strategies help us work toward our goal of transforming the lives of people and places in need in Central Appalachia through sustainable development.

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Financial

four stars

97.41

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 03/01/2019 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)
84.7%
  Administrative Expenses 13.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.48
  Program Expenses Growth 13.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 30.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Mountain Association for Community Economic Development on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Mountain Association for Community Economic Development on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Mountain Association for Community Economic Development (KY) 96.63 four stars
West Valley Community Services (CA) 87.65 three stars
Greenlight Fund (MA) 91.30 four stars
Fund for the City of New York (NY) 87.83 three stars
The Pike Place Market Foundation (WA) 97.17 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,960,469
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $922,658
Total Contributions $2,883,127
   Program Service Revenue $949,372
Total Primary Revenue $3,832,499
   Other Revenue $-7,202
TOTAL REVENUE $3,825,297
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,277,662
   Administrative Expenses $731,739
   Fundraising Expenses $61,863
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,071,264
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,245,967
   
Net Assets $20,698,443

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
Enterprise Development $1,577,795 36.9%
Central Appalachian Network $1,380,871 32.3%
Kentucky Center for Economic Policy $789,185 18.4%
Clean Energy Services $529,811 12.4%

Ratings History
Mountain Association for Community Economic Development has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-04 03/01/2019 96.63 four stars
2017-04 03/01/2018 93.92 four stars
2016-04 04/01/2017 93.30 four stars
2015-04 06/01/2016 86.92 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2015-04 12/22/2015 87.53 three stars
2014-04 08/01/2015 91.84 four stars
2013-04 10/01/2014 83.26 three 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 31-0900246
Name in IRS Master File MOUNTAIN ASSOCIATION FOR COMMUNITY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT INC
NTEE Code S32
NTEE Classification Rural Development
NTEE Type Community Improvement, Capacity Building
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (400) Area development, redevelopment of renewal
(402) Other activity aimed t combating community deterioration
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 March, 1977
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End April
IRS Forms 990
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  • April, 2018
  • April, 2017
  • April, 2016
  • April, 2015
  • April, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$127,630 2.51% Peter Hille President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Mountain Association for Community Economic Development (KY) 96.63 four stars
Faith in Action (CA) 87.27 three stars
Jewish National Fund, United States (NY) 94.95 four stars
Community Involved in Sustaining Agriculture (MA) 91.17 four stars
Neighborhood Development Center (MN) 88.85 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Mountain Association for Community Economic Development
433 Chestnut Street
Berea, KY 40403
tel: (859) 986-2373
fax: (859) 986-1299
EIN: 31-0900246

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Board Leadership

Jodi Stacy
Board Chair

CEO

Peter Hille
President

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