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Human Services : Social Services

Southern Partners Fund

Democratic philanthropy in action

86.36

1 Baltimore Place Suite 150
Atlanta, GA 30308
tel: (404) 541-9091   Web Site
EIN: 58-2409301

Board Leadership
John Littles
Chair

CEO
Fernando Cuevas, Jr.
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.36
  Financial 96.70
  Accountability & Transparency 81.00
This rating was published 07/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1998, the mission of Southern Partners Fund (SPF) is to serve rural Southeastern communities and organizations seeking social, economic and environmental justice by providing them with financial resources, technical assistance, training and access to systems of information and power. There are two central ideas embraced in the democratic philanthropy of Southern Partners Fund: compassion and community. Compassion implies an understanding or concern for community members lacking local political power to impact the decisions that affect their lives, without help. Community relates to the things that bring us and hold us together.

Founded in 1998, the mission of Southern Partners Fund (SPF) is to serve rural Southeastern communities and organizations seeking social, economic and environmental justice by providing them with financial resources, technical assistance, training and access to systems of information and power. There are two central ideas embraced in the democratic philanthropy of Southern Partners Fund: compassion and community. Compassion implies an understanding or concern for community members lacking local political power to impact the decisions that affect their lives, without help. Community relates to the things that bring us and hold us together.

Financial

96.70

Accountability & Transparency

81.00

This rating was published 07/01/2020 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)
82.2%
  Administrative Expenses 9.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.16
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.20
  Program Expenses Growth 13.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Southern Partners Fund on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Southern Partners Fund on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Southern Partners Fund (GA) 86.36
Impact America (AL) 86.64
Community Shares of Minnesota (MN) 87.30
Conexión Américas (TN) 91.45
Latino Health Access (CA) 86.70

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $629,358
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $629,358
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $629,358
   Other Revenue $557,681
TOTAL REVENUE $1,187,039
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,411,743
   Administrative Expenses $156,114
   Fundraising Expenses $114,437
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,682,294
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-495,255
   
Net Assets $7,873,337

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
Southern Partners Fund Grants $851,512 60.3%
Raising Resources in the Rural South $312,285 22.1%
Social Justice Institute $218,196 15.5%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 07/01/2020 86.36
2017-12 07/01/2019 78.34
2016-12 03/01/2018 77.64
2015-12 04/01/2017 86.32
2014-12 06/01/2016 78.93
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 03/01/2016 73.27
2013-12 03/01/2015 69.23

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 58-2409301
Name in IRS Master File SOUTHERN PARTNERS FUND INC
NTEE Code P80
NTEE Classification Services to Promote the Independence of Specific Populations
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(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 October, 1998
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$92,083 5.47% Fernando Cuevas Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$92,523 5.49% Tamieka Mosley Deputy Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Southern Partners Fund (GA) 86.36
Latin American Association (GA) 85.04
Women's Way (PA) 91.35
Washington Women in Need (WA) 92.87
Impact America (AL) 86.64

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Charity Contact Info

Southern Partners Fund
1 Baltimore Place
Suite 150
Atlanta, GA 30308
tel: (404) 541-9091
fax: (404) 541-9097
EIN: 58-2409301

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Board Leadership

John Littles
Chair

CEO

Fernando Cuevas, Jr.
Executive Director

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