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South Dakota Community Foundation

Growing for good for 30 years

four stars

90.26

1714 North Lincoln Avenue PO Box 296
Pierre, SD 57501
tel: (800) 888-1842   Web Site
EIN: 46-0398115

Board Leadership
Jeff Erickson
Board Chair

CEO
Stephanie Judson
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.26 four stars
  Financial 91.73 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 04/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The South Dakota Community Foundation connects generous people and charitable nonprofits throughout the state of South Dakota. The SDCF helps a variety of people, but its purpose is singular—to make South Dakota better for all generations, today and tomorrow. Since 1987, we have helped people reach their philanthropic goals and strengthen their communities.

The South Dakota Community Foundation connects generous people and charitable nonprofits throughout the state of South Dakota. The SDCF helps a variety of people, but its purpose is singular—to make South Dakota better for all generations, today and tomorrow. Since 1987, we have helped people reach their philanthropic goals and strengthen their communities.

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Financial

four stars

91.73

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 04/01/2019 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)
88.8%
  Administrative Expenses 7.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 18.84
  Program Expenses Growth 27.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 27.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by South Dakota Community Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by South Dakota Community Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
South Dakota Community Foundation (SD) 90.26 four stars
Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo (NY) 95.13 four stars
The Cleveland Foundation (OH) 92.20 four stars
North Texas Community Foundation (TX) 93.48 four stars
Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee (TN) 93.67 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $48,617,215
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $5,000,000
Total Contributions $53,617,215
   Program Service Revenue $228,217
Total Primary Revenue $53,845,432
   Other Revenue $16,156,281
TOTAL REVENUE $70,001,713
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $11,920,396
   Administrative Expenses $1,051,973
   Fundraising Expenses $530,628
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $13,502,997
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $56,498,716
   
Net Assets $239,816,976

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
Provides Grants to Other Organizations $10,323,564 86.6%
Community Savings Account $1,107,869 9.3%
Scholarship Program $488,963 4.1%

Ratings History
South Dakota Community Foundation has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 04/01/2019 90.26 four stars
2016-12 09/01/2018 90.20 four 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 46-0398115
Name in IRS Master File SOUTH DAKOTA COMMUNITY FOUNDATION
NTEE Code T30
NTEE Classification Public Foundations
NTEE Type Philanthropy, Voluntarism and Grantmaking Foundations
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (181) Scientific research for government
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, 1988
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
$215,307 1.59% Stephanie Judson President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
South Dakota Community Foundation (SD) 90.26 four stars
Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee (TN) 93.67 four stars
Community Foundation of Henderson County (NC) 95.17 four stars
Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts (MA) 89.73 three stars
Hartford Foundation for Public Giving (CT) 88.20 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

South Dakota Community Foundation
1714 North Lincoln Avenue
PO Box 296
Pierre, SD 57501
tel: (800) 888-1842
fax: (605) 224-5364
EIN: 46-0398115

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Board Leadership

Jeff Erickson
Board Chair

CEO

Stephanie Judson
President

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