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Community Development : Community Foundations

Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands

Ensuring the highest quality of life for present and future generations

98.23

5150 Dronningens Gade Ste 1
St. Thomas, VI 00802
tel: (340) 774-6031   Web Site
EIN: 66-0470703

Board Leadership
Marie Thomas Griffith
Chairman

CEO
Dee Baecher-Brown
President

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 98.23
  Financial 97.50
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 09/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands is a philanthropic organization that manages a permanent collection of funds as well as essential programs and services to benefit the citizens of the USVI. CFVI was created to serve both donors and nonprofit organizations of the Virgin Islands that want to ensure the highest quality of life for present and future generations. Its primary goal is to build a collection of permanent funds, which will be used to enhance the educational, physical, social, cultural and environmental well-being of the children, youth, and families of the Virgin Islands.

The Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands is a philanthropic organization that manages a permanent collection of funds as well as essential programs and services to benefit the citizens of the USVI. CFVI was created to serve both donors and nonprofit organizations of the Virgin Islands that want to ensure the highest quality of life for present and future generations. Its primary goal is to build a collection of permanent funds, which will be used to enhance the educational, physical, social, cultural and environmental well-being of the children, youth, and families of the Virgin Islands.

Financial

97.50

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 09/01/2021 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)
95.3%
  Administrative Expenses 3.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 0.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.29
  Program Expenses Growth 33.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands (VI) 98.23
The Community Foundation of Western North Carolina (NC) 90.94
The Community Foundation of Louisville (KY) 96.91
Community Foundation for Monterey County (CA) 91.66
Miami Foundation (FL) 96.62

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,925,673
   Federated Campaigns $5,363
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $169,735
Total Contributions $5,100,771
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $5,100,771
   Other Revenue $751,602
TOTAL REVENUE $5,852,373
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,271,280
   Administrative Expenses $382,692
   Fundraising Expenses $72,675
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,726,647
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $125,726
   
Net Assets $18,066,724

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
Disaster Recovery Assistance $2,912,320 55.2%
Community Programs and Services $1,212,755 23.0%
Education and Scholarships $561,294 10.6%

Ratings History
Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 09/01/2021 98.23
2018-12 04/01/2020 98.23
2017-12 07/01/2019 98.23
2017-12 06/01/2019 96.66
2016-12 10/01/2018 89.50
2016-12 08/01/2018 87.74
2015-12 12/01/2017 91.33

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

EIN 66-0470703
Name in IRS Master File COMMUNITY FOUNDATION OF THE VIRGIN ISLANDS INC
NTEE Code T20
NTEE Classification Private Grantmaking Foundations
NTEE Type Philanthropy, Voluntarism and Grantmaking Foundations
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
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 April, 1992
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
$163,340 2.85% Dee Baecher-Brown President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands (VI) 98.23
Princeton Area Community Foundation (NJ) 87.45
Erie Community Foundation (PA) 99.45
Community Foundation of the Holland/Zeeland Area (MI) 94.34
New Albany Community Foundation (OH) 87.18

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Charity Contact Info

Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands
5150 Dronningens Gade
Ste 1
St. Thomas, VI 00802
tel: (340) 774-6031
EIN: 66-0470703

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 380
St. Thomas, VI 00804

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Board Leadership

Marie Thomas Griffith
Chairman

CEO

Dee Baecher-Brown
President

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