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Arkansas Special Olympics

"Let me win. But if I cannot win, let me be brave in the attempt." Athlete's Oath

four stars

92.06

2115 Main Street North Little Rock, AR 72114
tel: (501) 771-0222   Web Site
EIN: 71-0666671

Board Leadership
John Fournier
Board Chairman

CEO
Terri Weir
Executive Director, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.06 four stars
  Financial 91.23 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of Special Olympics Arkansas is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for all children and adults with intellectual disabilities giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills, and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes, and the community. In 1968, the Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr. Foundation created Special Olympics. Since then it has become the world's largest program of sports training and athletic competition for children and adults with intellectual disabilities. For these individuals, sports and physical activities are the quickest, surest road to good health, personal growth, and self-confidence. Being always told "You can't do it," Special Olympics says "You can do it. All you need is a chance."

The mission of Special Olympics Arkansas is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for all children and adults with intellectual disabilities giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills, and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes, and the community. In 1968, the Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr. Foundation created Special Olympics. Since then it has become the world's largest program of sports training and athletic competition for children and adults with intellectual disabilities. For these individuals, sports and physical activities are the quickest, surest road to good health, personal growth, and self-confidence. Being always told "You can't do it," Special Olympics says "You can do it. All you need is a chance."

Financial

four stars

91.23

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 02/01/2021 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)
78.9%
  Administrative Expenses 9.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.39
  Program Expenses Growth 6.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Arkansas Special Olympics on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Arkansas Special Olympics on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Arkansas Special Olympics (AR) 92.06 four stars
Special Olympics New Jersey (NJ) 92.34 four stars
Special Olympics Maine (ME) 85.80 three stars
Special Olympics (DC) 93.85 four stars
Special Olympics of Pennsylvania (PA) 92.18 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $657,068
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $432,069
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $348,768
Total Contributions $1,437,905
   Program Service Revenue $22,886
Total Primary Revenue $1,460,791
   Other Revenue $154,032
TOTAL REVENUE $1,614,823
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,356,821
   Administrative Expenses $174,318
   Fundraising Expenses $162,703
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,693,842
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-79,019
   
Net Assets $2,816,799

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
Sports Training and Competitions $1,356,821 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 02/01/2021 92.06 four stars
2018-12 03/01/2020 89.46 three stars
2017-12 12/01/2019 91.03 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 71-0666671
Name in IRS Master File ARKANSAS SPECIAL OLYMPICS INC
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
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]
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, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$115,225 6.80% Terri Weir Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Arkansas Special Olympics (AR) 92.06 four stars
Special Olympics Utah (UT) 93.32 four stars
Special Olympics Maine (ME) 85.80 three stars
Special Olympics Michigan (MI) 94.40 four stars
Special Olympics New Hampshire (NH) 87.44 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Arkansas Special Olympics
2115 Main Street
North Little Rock, AR 72114
tel: (501) 771-0222
fax: (501) 771-1020
EIN: 71-0666671

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Board Leadership

John Fournier
Board Chairman

CEO

Terri Weir
Executive Director, CEO

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