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Community Development : Housing and Neighborhood Development

Mountain Association

Striving to make Appalachian communities better places to live

93.49

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

Board Leadership
Robin Gabbard
Chair

CEO
Peter Hille
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.49
  Financial 91.72
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00
This rating was published 09/01/2021 and includes data from FY2020, 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.

Financial

91.72

Accountability & Transparency

96.00

This rating was published 09/01/2021 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)
83.6%
  Administrative Expenses 14.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.25
  Program Expenses Growth 4.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 26.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Mountain Association on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Mountain Association on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Mountain Association (KY) 93.49
Puente (CA) 92.86
Oklahoma Center for Nonprofits (OK) 93.46
Pillsbury United Communities (MN) 87.28
Jewish National Fund, United States (NY) 94.99

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,106,128
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $741,536
Total Contributions $2,847,664
   Program Service Revenue $1,314,910
Total Primary Revenue $4,162,574
   Other Revenue $15,136
TOTAL REVENUE $4,177,710
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,695,492
   Administrative Expenses $802,569
   Fundraising Expenses $80,238
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,578,299
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,400,589
   
Net Assets $22,026,923

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 $2,090,088 44.5%
Central Appalachian Network $1,176,118 25.0%
Appalachian Transition Communications and Policy $645,843 13.8%

Ratings History
Mountain Association has received 5 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2020-04 09/01/2021 93.49
2019-04 03/01/2020 94.54
2018-04 03/01/2019 96.63
2017-04 03/01/2018 93.92
2016-04 04/01/2017 93.30
2015-04 06/01/2016 86.92
 
CN 2.0
2015-04 12/22/2015 87.53
2014-04 08/01/2015 91.84
2013-04 10/01/2014 83.26

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
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • April, 2019
  • April, 2018
  • April, 2017
  • April, 2016
  • April, 2015
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$132,116 2.36% Peter Hille President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Mountain Association (KY) 93.49
Center for Community Change (DC) 89.74
Eastern Market Corporation (MI) 91.54
Downtown Cleveland Alliance (OH) 88.81
Greater Phoenix Economic Council (AZ) 91.22

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Charity Contact Info

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

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Board Leadership

Robin Gabbard
Chair

CEO

Peter Hille
President

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