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Community Foundation of Greater Huntsville

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four stars

92.22

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

Board Leadership
Joe Alexander
Chair

CEO
Stuart Obermann
CEO, President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.22 four stars
  Financial 100.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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 July 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

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 07/01/2019 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)
93.1%
  Administrative Expenses 3.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 6.43
  Program Expenses Growth 10.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.8%
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 $4,470,509
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $74,300
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $4,544,809
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $4,544,809
   Other Revenue $121,536
TOTAL REVENUE $5,012,383
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,112,822
   Administrative Expenses $74,012
   Fundraising Expenses $90,314
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,277,148
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,735,235
   
Net Assets $16,219,614

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$86,779 3.81% Stuart Obermann CEO/President

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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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Community Foundation of Greater Huntsville (AL) 92.22 four stars
Community Foundation of Tampa Bay (FL) 91.71 four stars
Miami Foundation (FL) 94.54 four stars
The Pittsburgh Foundation (PA) 91.19 four stars
Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo (NY) 95.13 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

Joe Alexander
Chair

CEO

Stuart Obermann
CEO, President