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Community Foundation of Western Nevada

Strengthening our community through philanthropy and leadership by connecting people who care with causes that matter.

four stars

96.46

50 Washington Street Suite 300-A
Reno, NV 89503
tel: (775) 333-5499   Web Site
EIN: 88-0370179

Board Leadership
Steve Carrick
Board Chair

CEO
Chris Askin
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 96.46 four stars
  Financial 95.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Established in 1998 as a Nevada nonprofit 501(c) 3 Corporation, the Community Foundation of Western Nevada has distributed more than $115 million in grants and scholarships from 240 charitable funds to strengthen our Nevada home. In addition to our core philanthropic work, the Community Foundation focuses on community engagement by leading initiatives as a neutral convener, educating the community, and addressing persistent issues.

Established in 1998 as a Nevada nonprofit 501(c) 3 Corporation, the Community Foundation of Western Nevada has distributed more than $115 million in grants and scholarships from 240 charitable funds to strengthen our Nevada home. In addition to our core philanthropic work, the Community Foundation focuses on community engagement by leading initiatives as a neutral convener, educating the community, and addressing persistent issues.

Financial

four stars

95.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 10/01/2020 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)
93.7%
  Administrative Expenses 4.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 8.20
  Program Expenses Growth 28.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 10.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Community Foundation of Western Nevada on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Community Foundation of Western Nevada on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Community Foundation of Western Nevada (NV) 96.46 four stars
Community Foundation of the Holland/Zeeland Area (MI) 94.34 four stars
Community Foundation of Greater Memphis (TN) 95.76 four stars
The Community Foundation of West Chester Liberty (OH) 85.90 three stars
Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore (MD) 85.44 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $14,026,197
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $14,026,197
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $14,026,197
   Other Revenue $5,190,639
TOTAL REVENUE $19,216,836
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $13,248,196
   Administrative Expenses $482,927
   Fundraising Expenses $216,816
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $13,947,939
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $5,268,897
   
Net Assets $107,596,725

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 $13,248,196 100.0%

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

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 10/01/2020 96.46 four stars
2017-12 11/01/2019 98.02 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 88-0370179
Name in IRS Master File COMMUNITY FOUNDATION OF WESTERN NEVADA
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 (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(903) Community trust or component
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 February, 1998
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
$158,740 1.13% Chris Askin President, CEO

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Community Foundation of Western Nevada (NV) 96.46 four stars
Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo (NY) 93.76 four stars
DuPage Community Foundation (IL) 91.92 four stars
Hartford Foundation for Public Giving (CT) 85.88 three stars
Mt. Pleasant Area Community Foundation (MI) 86.05 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Community Foundation of Western Nevada
50 Washington Street
Suite 300-A
Reno, NV 89503
tel: (775) 333-5499
fax: (775) 333-5487
EIN: 88-0370179

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Board Leadership

Steve Carrick
Board Chair

CEO

Chris Askin
President, CEO

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