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North Georgia Community Foundation

For Good, For Ever.

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four stars

97.17

615F Oak Street Suite 1300
Gainesville, GA 30501
tel: (770) 535-7880   Web Site
EIN: 58-1610318

Board Leadership
Lona Pope
Chair

CEO
Michelle Prater
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 97.17 four stars
  Financial 100.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The North Georgia Community Foundation supports nonprofit organizations and donors by building, distributing and preserving philanthropic assets to enhance the spirit of community and the quality of life in our region. The North Georgia Community Foundation envisions a community with sufficient philanthropic resources that, when invested and utilized effectively, will produce an extraordinary quality of life. We and our donors understand that North Georgia is more than a place, it is a community. While our donors may make grants to qualified charities anywhere in the country, the vast majority of the North Georgia Community Foundation's grantmaking stays within our 15 county northeast Georgia community that includes: Banks, Dawson, Fannin, Forsyth, Franklin, Habersham, Hall, Hart, Jackson, Lumpkin, Rabun, Stephens, Towns, Union, and White counties.

The North Georgia Community Foundation supports nonprofit organizations and donors by building, distributing and preserving philanthropic assets to enhance the spirit of community and the quality of life in our region. The North Georgia Community Foundation envisions a community with sufficient philanthropic resources that, when invested and utilized effectively, will produce an extraordinary quality of life. We and our donors understand that North Georgia is more than a place, it is a community. While our donors may make grants to qualified charities anywhere in the country, the vast majority of the North Georgia Community Foundation's grantmaking stays within our 15 county northeast Georgia community that includes: Banks, Dawson, Fannin, Forsyth, Franklin, Habersham, Hall, Hart, Jackson, Lumpkin, Rabun, Stephens, Towns, Union, and White counties.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2018
Total dollar amount of grants awarded
6,676,390
Number of fiscal sponsor applicants sponsored
22
This impact information is current as of September 2019, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

four stars

100.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 02/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
93.7%
  Administrative Expenses 4.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 7.77
  Program Expenses Growth 32.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by North Georgia Community Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by North Georgia Community Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $11,596,086
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $11,596,086
   Program Service Revenue $428,885
Total Primary Revenue $12,024,971
   Other Revenue $2,586,049
TOTAL REVENUE $14,611,020
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $9,036,606
   Administrative Expenses $314,716
   Fundraising Expenses $108,511
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $9,459,833
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $5,151,187
   
Net Assets $59,682,932

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$123,146 1.30% Michelle Prater Executive Director

Mission

The North Georgia Community Foundation supports nonprofit organizations and donors by building, distributing and preserving philanthropic assets to enhance the spirit of community and the quality of life in our region. The North Georgia Community Foundation envisions a community with sufficient philanthropic resources that, when invested and utilized effectively, will produce an extraordinary quality of life. We and our donors understand that North Georgia is more than a place, it is a community. While our donors may make grants to qualified charities anywhere in the country, the vast majority of the North Georgia Community Foundation's grantmaking stays within our 15 county northeast Georgia community that includes: Banks, Dawson, Fannin, Forsyth, Franklin, Habersham, Hall, Hart, Jackson, Lumpkin, Rabun, Stephens, Towns, Union, and White counties.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
North Georgia Community Foundation (GA) 97.17 four stars
The Dayton Foundation (OH) 87.41 three stars
Greater Washington Community Foundation (DC) 94.28 four stars
The San Francisco Foundation (CA) 97.17 four stars
The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta (GA) 90.99 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

North Georgia Community Foundation
615F Oak Street
Suite 1300
Gainesville, GA 30501
tel: (770) 535-7880
fax: (770) 503-0439
EIN: 58-1610318

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Board Leadership

Lona Pope
Chair

CEO

Michelle Prater
President, CEO