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Community Development : Housing and Neighborhood Development

Groundwork Center for Resilient Communities

Center for resilient communities

two stars

79.07

148 East Front Street Suite 301
Traverse City, MI 49684
tel: (231) 941-6584   Web Site
EIN: 38-2314954

Board Leadership
Roger Newton
Chair

CEO
Hans Voss
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 79.07 two stars
  Financial 78.18 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 80.00 three stars
This rating was published 03/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Groundwork Center for Resilient Communities is a nonprofit organization collaborating respectfully with citizens and leaders to protect everything we love about Michigan. We focus on solutions that improve daily life and build community health-things like food, energy, transportation, and economy. Our work is member-driven and member-funded. I hope you will consider becoming a supporter as, together, we protect the environment, strengthen the economy, and build community.

Groundwork Center for Resilient Communities is a nonprofit organization collaborating respectfully with citizens and leaders to protect everything we love about Michigan. We focus on solutions that improve daily life and build community health-things like food, energy, transportation, and economy. Our work is member-driven and member-funded. I hope you will consider becoming a supporter as, together, we protect the environment, strengthen the economy, and build community.

Financial

two stars

78.18

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

80.00

This rating was published 03/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
82.1%
  Administrative Expenses 4.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.03
  Program Expenses Growth 9.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 89.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Groundwork Center for Resilient Communities on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Groundwork Center for Resilient Communities on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Groundwork Center for Resilient Communities (MI) 79.07 two stars
Slavic Village Development (OH) 89.99 three stars
ULI Foundation (DC) 95.63 four stars
The Jerusalem Foundation (NY) 87.25 three stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,662,068
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $17,139
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $61,000
Total Contributions $1,740,207
   Program Service Revenue $36,818
Total Primary Revenue $1,777,025
   Other Revenue $70,804
TOTAL REVENUE $1,847,829
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,438,063
   Administrative Expenses $112,126
   Fundraising Expenses $221,835
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,772,024
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $75,805
   
Net Assets $82,612

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
Food and Farming $686,467 47.7%
Energy and Environment $593,568 41.3%
Thriving Communities $158,028 11.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-09 03/01/2021 79.07 two stars
2019-09 12/01/2020 75.45 two stars
2018-09 12/01/2019 74.54 two 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 38-2314954
Name in IRS Master File GROUNDWORK CENTER FOR RESILIENT COMMUNITIES INC
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (408) Community service organization
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 August, 1982
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • September, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$148,500 8.38% Hans Voss Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Groundwork Center for Resilient Communities (MI) 79.07 two stars
Catholic Charities (CA) 92.40 four stars
Foundation for the Mid South (MS) 91.90 four stars
Hands On Atlanta (GA) 87.53 three stars
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Charity Contact Info

Groundwork Center for Resilient Communities
148 East Front Street
Suite 301
Traverse City, MI 49684
tel: (231) 941-6584
EIN: 38-2314954

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Board Leadership

Roger Newton
Chair

CEO

Hans Voss
Executive Director

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