Community Development : Community Foundations

Community Foundation of Greater Huntsville

A Smart Place to Give

four stars

90.58

303 Williams Avenue Southwest Suite 1031
Huntsville, AL 35801
tel: (256) 489-3525   Web Site
EIN: 26-3750673

Board Leadership
Chris Russell
Chair

CEO
Melissa Thompson
CEO, President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.58 four stars
  Financial 92.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 12/20/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Community Foundation of Greater Huntsville improves the quality of life in our community through philanthropy. The Community Foundation has become a valued resource for our nonprofit community through grantmaking, funds to provide financial stability, and networking and professional development opportunities at NonProfit University. In addition, the Community Foundation sponsors an annual Summit on Philanthropy to celebrate local philanthropists and provide an educational forum on smart and effective philanthropy.

The Community Foundation of Greater Huntsville improves the quality of life in our community through philanthropy. The Community Foundation has become a valued resource for our nonprofit community through grantmaking, funds to provide financial stability, and networking and professional development opportunities at NonProfit University. In addition, the Community Foundation sponsors an annual Summit on Philanthropy to celebrate local philanthropists and provide an educational forum on smart and effective philanthropy.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2018
Total dollar amount of grants awarded
3,551,140
Number of conferences held
2
Number of conference attendees
734
Number of convenings hosted by the organization
13
Total number of grants awarded
825
This impact information is current as of January 2020, 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

92.50

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 12/20/2019 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)
94.3%
  Administrative Expenses 2.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 5.30
  Program Expenses Growth 31.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 21.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Community Foundation of Greater Huntsville on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Community Foundation of Greater Huntsville on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,152,677
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $61,490
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $4,214,167
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $4,214,167
   Other Revenue $728,850
TOTAL REVENUE $4,943,017
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,934,685
   Administrative Expenses $90,212
   Fundraising Expenses $107,875
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,132,772
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $810,245
   
Net Assets $16,017,340

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$93,409 2.26% Stuart Obermann President, CEO

Mission

The Community Foundation of Greater Huntsville improves the quality of life in our community through philanthropy. The Community Foundation has become a valued resource for our nonprofit community through grantmaking, funds to provide financial stability, and networking and professional development opportunities at NonProfit University. In addition, the Community Foundation sponsors an annual Summit on Philanthropy to celebrate local philanthropists and provide an educational forum on smart and effective philanthropy.

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Community Foundation of Greater Huntsville (AL) 90.58 four stars
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Central Indiana Community Foundation (IN) 91.42 four stars
San Angelo Area Foundation (TX) 91.42 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Community Foundation of Greater Huntsville
303 Williams Avenue Southwest
Suite 1031
Huntsville, AL 35801
tel: (256) 489-3525
EIN: 26-3750673

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Board Leadership

Chris Russell
Chair

CEO

Melissa Thompson
CEO, President