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Community Foundation for Northeast Michigan

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three stars

88.18

100 North Ripley, Suite F P.O. Box 495
Alpena, MI 49707
tel: (989) 354-6881   Web Site
EIN: 23-7384822

Board Leadership
Scott McLennan
President

CEO
Patrick Heraghty
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.18 three stars
  Financial 87.42 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three 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 Community Foundation for Northeast Michigan is to fulfill the charitable goals of our donors and address the current and future needs of our communities. Founded in 1974, our foundation was organized as the Alpena Area Community Foundation, serving Alpena, Alcona, Montmorency and Presque Isle Counties. In 1980 the name was changed to Northeast Michigan Community Foundation. And in 1992, the name became Community Foundation for Northeast Michigan. By 1997, the service area covered 10 counties.

The Mission of the Community Foundation for Northeast Michigan is to fulfill the charitable goals of our donors and address the current and future needs of our communities. Founded in 1974, our foundation was organized as the Alpena Area Community Foundation, serving Alpena, Alcona, Montmorency and Presque Isle Counties. In 1980 the name was changed to Northeast Michigan Community Foundation. And in 1992, the name became Community Foundation for Northeast Michigan. By 1997, the service area covered 10 counties.

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Financial

three stars

87.42

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

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)
81.2%
  Administrative Expenses 16.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 6.62
  Program Expenses Growth 11.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 17.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Community Foundation for Northeast Michigan on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Community Foundation for Northeast Michigan on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Community Foundation for Northeast Michigan (MI) 88.18 three stars
Baton Rouge Area Foundation (LA) 91.95 four stars
The Community Foundation of Louisville (KY) 91.88 four stars
Community Foundation of Western Nevada (NV) 98.02 four stars
Greater Washington Community Foundation (DC) 94.28 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,429,466
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,429,466
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,429,466
   Other Revenue $3,071,288
TOTAL REVENUE $5,500,754
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,752,640
   Administrative Expenses $369,316
   Fundraising Expenses $47,937
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,169,893
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $3,330,861
   
Net Assets $39,300,794

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
Grantmaking $1,752,640 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-09 04/01/2020 88.18 three 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 23-7384822
Name in IRS Master File COMMUNITY FOUNDATION FOR NORTHEAST MICHIGAN
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 (602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
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, 1974
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • September, 2018
  • September, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$74,544 3.43% Patrick Heraghty Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Community Foundation for Northeast Michigan (MI) 88.18 three stars
Communities of Coastal Georgia Foundation (GA) 94.59 four stars
Community First Foundation (CO) 92.79 four stars
North Carolina Community Foundation (NC) 96.24 four stars
The Winston-Salem Foundation (NC) 100.00 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Community Foundation for Northeast Michigan
100 North Ripley, Suite F
P.O. Box 495
Alpena, MI 49707
tel: (989) 354-6881
fax: (989) 356-3319
EIN: 23-7384822

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Board Leadership

Scott McLennan
President

CEO

Patrick Heraghty
Executive Director

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