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Community Development : Housing and Neighborhood Development

Community Involved in Sustaining Agriculture

Connecting farmers and the community

four stars

92.21

One Sugarloaf Street South Deerfield, MA 01373
tel: (413) 665-7100   Web Site
EIN: 04-3416862

Board Leadership
Al Griggs
Chair

CEO
Philip Korman
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.21 four stars
  Financial 99.74 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 12/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

CISA (Community Involved in Sustaining Agriculture) strengthens farms and engages the community to build the local food economy.

CISA (Community Involved in Sustaining Agriculture) strengthens farms and engages the community to build the local food economy.

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Financial

four stars

99.74

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 12/01/2019 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)
84.1%
  Administrative Expenses 6.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.27
  Program Expenses Growth 15.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 6.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Community Involved in Sustaining Agriculture on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Community Involved in Sustaining Agriculture on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Community Involved in Sustaining Agriculture (MA) 92.21 four stars
Community Services League (MO) 91.31 four stars
New Jersey Future (NJ) 92.21 four stars
Staten Island Economic Development Corporation (SIEDC) (NY) 86.23 three stars
Oklahoma Center for Nonprofits (OK) 97.02 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $713,560
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $17,100
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $572,599
Total Contributions $1,303,259
   Program Service Revenue $174,475
Total Primary Revenue $1,477,734
   Other Revenue $23,272
TOTAL REVENUE $1,501,006
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,182,690
   Administrative Expenses $77,780
   Fundraising Expenses $132,676
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,393,146
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $107,860
   
Net Assets $1,667,799

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
Local Hero Program $482,158 40.8%
Farm and Business Support $444,233 37.6%
Local Food for All $190,124 16.1%

Ratings History
Community Involved in Sustaining Agriculture has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 12/01/2019 92.21 four stars
2017-12 12/21/2018 91.17 four stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 90.97 four stars
2015-12 02/01/2017 88.53 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 89.36 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 88.43 three stars
2013-12 09/01/2015 88.38 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 04-3416862
Name in IRS Master File COMMUNITY INVOLVED IN SUSTAINING AGRICULTURE INC
NTEE Code K25
NTEE Classification Farmland Preservation
NTEE Type Food, Agriculture and Nutrition
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
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, 2000
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$84,101 6.03% Philip Korman Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Community Involved in Sustaining Agriculture (MA) 92.21 four stars
Staten Island Economic Development Corporation (SIEDC) (NY) 86.23 three stars
Keep America Beautiful (CT) 90.65 four stars
Business Volunteers Unlimited (OH) 86.70 three stars
Together Colorado (CO) 88.22 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Community Involved in Sustaining Agriculture
One Sugarloaf Street
South Deerfield, MA 01373
tel: (413) 665-7100
fax: (413) 665-7101
EIN: 04-3416862

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Board Leadership

Al Griggs
Chair

CEO

Philip Korman
Executive Director

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