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Foothills Community Foundation

Retaining and nurturing the charitable wealth in the South Carolina counties of Anderson, Oconee and Pickens

four stars

91.76

907 North Main Street Anderson, SC 29621
tel: (864) 222-9096   Web Site
EIN: 58-2453349

Board Leadership
Jeffrey Roberts
Chair

CEO
R. Dean Woods
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.76 four stars
  Financial 96.16 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 06/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Foothills Community Foundation is an independent public charity that stewards philanthropic resources from institutional and individual donors to community based organizations. Throughout its history, the Foundation has served as a tax efficient and cost effective means for individuals, businesses and charitable organizations to provide the financial resources critical to improving the lives of our citizens. Our mission is “To retain and nurture the charitable wealth in the South Carolina counties of Anderson, Oconee and Pickens."

Foothills Community Foundation is an independent public charity that stewards philanthropic resources from institutional and individual donors to community based organizations. Throughout its history, the Foundation has served as a tax efficient and cost effective means for individuals, businesses and charitable organizations to provide the financial resources critical to improving the lives of our citizens. Our mission is “To retain and nurture the charitable wealth in the South Carolina counties of Anderson, Oconee and Pickens."

Financial

four stars

96.16

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 06/01/2020 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)
86.4%
  Administrative Expenses 9.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 18.25
  Program Expenses Growth 12.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Foothills Community Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Foothills Community Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Foothills Community Foundation (SC) 91.76 four stars
Community Foundation of Greater Memphis (TN) 95.76 four stars
Golden Belt Community Foundation (KS) 86.79 three stars
Hutchinson Community Foundation (KS) 90.53 four stars
Baltimore Community Foundation (MD) 85.17 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $11,909,448
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $11,909,448
   Program Service Revenue $183,207
Total Primary Revenue $12,092,655
   Other Revenue $2,220,518
TOTAL REVENUE $14,313,173
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,408,995
   Administrative Expenses $181,137
   Fundraising Expenses $70,056
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,660,188
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $12,652,985
   
Net Assets $25,458,118

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
Grants $1,408,995 100.0%

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

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 06/01/2020 91.76 four stars
2018-06 11/01/2019 91.83 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 58-2453349
Name in IRS Master File FOOTHILLS COMMUNITY FOUNDATION
NTEE Code T31
NTEE Classification Community Foundations
NTEE Type Philanthropy, Voluntarism and Grantmaking Foundations
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
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 September, 1999
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$108,601 6.54% R. Dean Woods President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Foothills Community Foundation (SC) 91.76 four stars
El Dorado Community Foundation (CA) 85.88 three stars
Community Foundation of Orange County (NY) 88.83 three stars
Wayne County Community Foundation (OH) 95.47 four stars
North Carolina Community Foundation (NC) 97.62 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Foothills Community Foundation
907 North Main Street
Anderson, SC 29621
tel: (864) 222-9096
fax: (864) 222-9727
EIN: 58-2453349

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 1228
Anderson, SC 29622

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Board Leadership

Jeffrey Roberts
Chair

CEO

R. Dean Woods
President

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