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Communities of Coastal Georgia Foundation

Strengthening our communities through engaged philanthropy

four stars

94.59

1626 Frederica Road Suite 201
St. Simons Island, GA 31522
tel: (912) 268-2561   Web Site
EIN: 20-2454729

Board Leadership
Arthur M. Lucas
Chairman

CEO
Paul C. White
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.59 four stars
  Financial 93.48 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of the Coastal Georgia Foundation (CCGF) is to strengthen our communities through engaged philanthropy. We do this by connecting people who care with causes that matter in McIntosh, Glynn and Camden counties, as well as along the Georgia's coast. CCGF is researcher, educator, funding counselor and community steward. And yes, grantmaker. More importantly, we serve as thoughtful matchmakers between the philanthropic desires of our donors and areas of need from local to global.

The mission of the Coastal Georgia Foundation (CCGF) is to strengthen our communities through engaged philanthropy. We do this by connecting people who care with causes that matter in McIntosh, Glynn and Camden counties, as well as along the Georgia's coast. CCGF is researcher, educator, funding counselor and community steward. And yes, grantmaker. More importantly, we serve as thoughtful matchmakers between the philanthropic desires of our donors and areas of need from local to global.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2019
Total dollar amount of grants awarded
3
This impact information is current as of March 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

93.48

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 04/01/2020 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)
94.5%
  Administrative Expenses 3.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 6.42
  Program Expenses Growth 8.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 11.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Communities of Coastal Georgia Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Communities of Coastal Georgia Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Communities of Coastal Georgia Foundation (GA) 94.59 four stars
Community Foundation of Western Nevada (NV) 98.02 four stars
The Saint Paul Foundation (MN) 95.66 four stars
Truman Heartland Community Foundation (MO) 90.49 four stars
Communities Foundation of Texas (TX) 89.16 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,640,892
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,640,892
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $3,640,892
   Other Revenue $18,048
TOTAL REVENUE $4,385,208
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,890,239
   Administrative Expenses $80,439
   Fundraising Expenses $64,350
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,035,028
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,350,180
   
Net Assets $16,911,208

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 04/01/2020 94.59 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 20-2454729
Name in IRS Master File COMMUNITIES OF COASTAL GEORGIA FOUNDATION INC
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 March, 2006
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
$135,328 4.45% Paul White President & CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Communities of Coastal Georgia Foundation (GA) 94.59 four stars
Community Foundation of Western Nevada (NV) 98.02 four stars
Miami Foundation (FL) 93.79 four stars
Foundation For The Carolinas (NC) 92.38 four stars
Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi (MS) 92.38 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Communities of Coastal Georgia Foundation
1626 Frederica Road
Suite 201
St. Simons Island, GA 31522
tel: (912) 268-2561
fax: (912) 268-2316
EIN: 20-2454729

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Board Leadership

Arthur M. Lucas
Chairman

CEO

Paul C. White
President and CEO

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