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Community Development : Housing and Neighborhood Development

Community Involved in Sustaining Agriculture

Connecting farmers and the community

four stars

90.97

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

Board Leadership
Nancy Hanson
Chair

CEO
Philip Korman
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.97 four stars
  Financial 93.54 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 03/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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.

Financial

four stars

93.54

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 03/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
79.9%
  Administrative Expenses 8.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.40
  Program Expenses Growth 11.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.2%
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) 90.97 four stars
Center for Community Change (DC) 88.53 three stars
Jewish National Fund, United States (NY) 96.13 four stars
Hope Community (MN) 89.24 three stars
Funders' Network for Smart Growth and Livable Communities (FL) 90.91 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $721,044
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $47,380
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $399,188
Total Contributions $1,167,612
   Program Service Revenue $156,332
Total Primary Revenue $1,323,944
   Other Revenue $19,691
TOTAL REVENUE $1,343,635
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $954,778
   Administrative Expenses $94,426
   Fundraising Expenses $105,748
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,154,952
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $188,683
   
Net Assets $1,460,923

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
Local Hero Program $645,631 67.6%
Building Markets $246,658 25.8%
Growing the Local Food System $62,489 6.5%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012

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

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$81,000 7.01% Philip Korman Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Community Involved in Sustaining Agriculture (MA) 90.97 four stars
ULI Foundation (DC) 90.36 four stars
Catholic Charities CYO, Archdiocese of San Francisco (CA) 91.21 four stars
Robin Hood Foundation (NY) 93.71 four stars
Neighborhood Partnerships (OR) 85.36 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

Nancy Hanson
Chair

CEO

Philip Korman
Executive Director

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