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Community Development : Housing and Neighborhood Development

Groundwork Center for Resilient Communities

Center for resilient communities

two stars

74.54

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 74.54 two stars
  Financial 76.18 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 73.00 two stars
This rating was published 12/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Groundwork Center for Resilient Communities is a nonprofit 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 joining me and become a member as, together, we protect the environment, strengthen the economy, and build community.

Groundwork Center for Resilient Communities is a nonprofit 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 joining me and become a member as, together, we protect the environment, strengthen the economy, and build community.

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Financial

two stars

76.18

Accountability & Transparency

two stars

73.00

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)
80.4%
  Administrative Expenses 5.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 14.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.15
  Working Capital Ratio (years) < 0.01
  Program Expenses Growth 20.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 98.4%
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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Groundwork Center for Resilient Communities (MI) 74.54 two stars
New Jersey Future (NJ) 91.50 four stars
Hands On Atlanta (GA) 85.88 three stars
Ohio City Incorporated (OH) 85.06 three stars
Pillsbury United Communities (MN) 92.89 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,723,000
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $38,949
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $85,000
Total Contributions $1,846,949
   Program Service Revenue $195,622
Total Primary Revenue $2,042,571
   Other Revenue $-48,769
TOTAL REVENUE $1,993,802
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,660,025
   Administrative Expenses $103,896
   Fundraising Expenses $257,489
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,021,410
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-27,608
   
Net Assets $6,807

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 $929,446 56.0%
Energy and Environment $546,769 32.9%
Thriving Communities $183,810 11.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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
$141,000 6.97% Hans Voss Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Groundwork Center for Resilient Communities (MI) 74.54 two stars
LAND studio (OH) 86.57 three stars
Regional Plan Association (NY) 92.18 four stars
Chicago Cares (IL) 90.31 four stars
The Pike Place Market Foundation (WA) 94.58 four 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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