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Community Development : Community Foundations

Essex County Community Foundation Incorporated

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93.98

175 Andover Street Danvers, MA 01923
tel: (978) 777-8876   Web Site
EIN: 04-3407816

Board Leadership
John D. Colucci
Chair

CEO
Beth Francis
President And CEO

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.98
  Financial 92.50
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00
This rating was published 09/01/2021 and includes data from FY2020, the most recent 990 received at that time.

ECCF was founded in 1999 to achieve two goals in the philanthropic/nonprofit sector of Essex County: to educate nonprofit leaders in sound business practice, and to connect those leaders with local funding to support their work. Today, Essex County Community Foundation promotes philanthropy in Essex County by managing charitable funds for donors, providing grants and services to nonprofit organizations, and engaging in community leadership initiatives. Our ultimate goal is to improve the quality of life in the 34 towns and cities of Essex County.

ECCF was founded in 1999 to achieve two goals in the philanthropic/nonprofit sector of Essex County: to educate nonprofit leaders in sound business practice, and to connect those leaders with local funding to support their work. Today, Essex County Community Foundation promotes philanthropy in Essex County by managing charitable funds for donors, providing grants and services to nonprofit organizations, and engaging in community leadership initiatives. Our ultimate goal is to improve the quality of life in the 34 towns and cities of Essex County.

Financial

92.50

Accountability & Transparency

96.00

This rating was published 09/01/2021 and includes data from FY2020, 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)
93.4%
  Administrative Expenses 4.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.42
  Program Expenses Growth 48.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 16.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Essex County Community Foundation Incorporated on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Essex County Community Foundation Incorporated on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Essex County Community Foundation Incorporated (MA) 93.98
Parasol Tahoe Community Foundation (NV) 100.00
San Angelo Area Foundation (TX) 94.44
New Hampshire Charitable Foundation (NH) 93.99
Truman Heartland Community Foundation (MO) 91.92

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $23,816,873
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $23,816,873
   Program Service Revenue $2,478
Total Primary Revenue $23,819,351
   Other Revenue $2,631,071
TOTAL REVENUE $26,450,422
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $19,852,659
   Administrative Expenses $1,010,213
   Fundraising Expenses $440,993
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $21,303,865
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $5,146,557
   
Net Assets $81,163,302

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 $19,852,659 100.0%

Ratings History
Essex County Community Foundation Incorporated has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2020-06 09/01/2021 93.98
2019-06 07/01/2020 95.47
2018-06 04/01/2020 91.89

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 04-3407816
Name in IRS Master File ESSEX COUNTY COMMUNITY FOUNDATION INCORPORATED
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
(603) Non-financial services of facilities 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 June, 1998
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$177,308 0.83% Beth Francis President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Essex County Community Foundation Incorporated (MA) 93.98
Maine Community Foundation (ME) 90.57
Foundation for the Tri-State Community (KY) 85.06
Community Foundation for Monterey County (CA) 91.66
New York Community Trust (NY) 91.33

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Charity Contact Info

Essex County Community Foundation Incorporated
175 Andover Street
Danvers, MA 01923
tel: (978) 777-8876
fax: (978) 777-9454
EIN: 04-3407816

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Board Leadership

John D. Colucci
Chair

CEO

Beth Francis
President And CEO

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