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Black Belt Community Foundation

Forging a collective stream of giving to enhance our continuing efforts to lift ourselves by taking what we have to make what we need.

three stars

86.56

609 Lauderdale Street Selma, AL 36702
tel: (334) 874-1126   Web Site
EIN: 63-1270745

Board Leadership
Darlene Robinson
Chairperson

CEO
Felecia Lucky
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.56 three stars
  Financial 84.50 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 06/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of the Black Belt Community Foundation's is to forge a collective stream of giving that transforms our 12-county region and connects those interested in having an impact in this region with nonprofits that are making a difference today. Founded in 2004 with the idea that those living and working in the Black Belt best knew the area's challenges and opportunities, the Black Belt Community Foundation actively puts needed resources into the region that make a lasting impact.

The mission of the Black Belt Community Foundation's is to forge a collective stream of giving that transforms our 12-county region and connects those interested in having an impact in this region with nonprofits that are making a difference today. Founded in 2004 with the idea that those living and working in the Black Belt best knew the area's challenges and opportunities, the Black Belt Community Foundation actively puts needed resources into the region that make a lasting impact.

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Financial

three stars

84.50

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 06/01/2020 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)
89.9%
  Administrative Expenses 7.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.44
  Program Expenses Growth 62.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 20.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Black Belt Community Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Black Belt Community Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Black Belt Community Foundation (AL) 86.56 three stars
Baltimore Community Foundation (MD) 85.17 three stars
Community Foundation of the Chattahoochee Valley (GA) 95.54 four stars
The Pittsburgh Foundation (PA) 92.92 four stars
East Bay Community Foundation (CA) 93.44 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $7,084,972
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $7,084,972
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $7,084,972
   Other Revenue $-43,324
TOTAL REVENUE $7,041,648
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,776,325
   Administrative Expenses $432,945
   Fundraising Expenses $67,391
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,276,661
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $764,987
   
Net Assets $2,766,516

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
County Support $5,170,097 89.5%
Public Assistance $606,228 10.5%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 06/01/2020 86.56 three stars
2017-12 04/01/2020 84.40 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 63-1270745
Name in IRS Master File BLACK BELT COMMUNITY 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 December, 2002
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$151,362 2.41% Felecia Lucky Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Black Belt Community Foundation (AL) 86.56 three stars
Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore (MD) 89.01 three stars
Community Foundation of Western Nevada (NV) 98.02 four stars
Orange County Community Foundation (CA) 95.42 four stars
Catholic Community Foundation of Santa Clara County (CA) 86.18 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Black Belt Community Foundation
609 Lauderdale Street
Selma, AL 36702
tel: (334) 874-1126
EIN: 63-1270745

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Board Leadership

Darlene Robinson
Chairperson

CEO

Felecia Lucky
President

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