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Community Foundation of Johnson County

Improving the quality of life for Johnson County residents.

four stars

92.22

501 12th Avenue Suite 102
Coralville, IA 52241
tel: (319) 337-0483   Web Site
EIN: 42-1508117

Board Leadership
Charlie Nusser
President

CEO
Shelly Maharry
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.22 four stars
  Financial 89.76 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Community Foundation of Johnson's mission is to serve the people of Johnson County by growing endowments and distributing funds to build a greater community. From an initial gift of $400,000 made by Dick Schwab and Katherine Burford on December 1, 2000, the Community Foundation has grown to oversee nearly $36 million in charitable assets and has distributed more than $16 million in grants to nonprofit organizations. We also support more than 200 nonprofit organizations, family and business charitable giving funds, community endowment funds, and charitable giving circles benefitting all of Johnson County.

The Community Foundation of Johnson's mission is to serve the people of Johnson County by growing endowments and distributing funds to build a greater community. From an initial gift of $400,000 made by Dick Schwab and Katherine Burford on December 1, 2000, the Community Foundation has grown to oversee nearly $36 million in charitable assets and has distributed more than $16 million in grants to nonprofit organizations. We also support more than 200 nonprofit organizations, family and business charitable giving funds, community endowment funds, and charitable giving circles benefitting all of Johnson County.

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Financial

three stars

89.76

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 07/01/2020 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)
80.5%
  Administrative Expenses 13.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 10.82
  Program Expenses Growth 25.0%
  Liabilities to Assets < 0.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Community Foundation of Johnson County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Community Foundation of Johnson County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Community Foundation of Johnson County (IA) 92.22 four stars
Austin Community Foundation (TX) 95.37 four stars
Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo (NY) 93.76 four stars
Orange County Community Foundation (CA) 95.42 four stars
Hartford Foundation for Public Giving (CT) 88.55 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,976,297
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $23,350
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,999,647
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,999,647
   Other Revenue $80,278
TOTAL REVENUE $4,685,578
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,041,626
   Administrative Expenses $432,900
   Fundraising Expenses $88,728
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,563,254
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,122,324
   
Net Assets $28,768,312

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
Endowment Funds $3,041,626 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 07/01/2020 92.22 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 42-1508117
Name in IRS Master File COMMUNITY FOUNDATION OF JOHNSON
NTEE Code T30
NTEE Classification Public 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 October, 2000
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
Not compensated -- Shelly Maharry Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$71,009 1.99% Mike Stoffregen Former Executive Director
$64,646 1.81% Shirley Fliehler Interim Executive Director
$57,377 1.61% Dave Lewis Former Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Community Foundation of Johnson County (IA) 92.22 four stars
The Minneapolis Foundation (MN) 96.47 four stars
The Pittsburgh Foundation (PA) 92.92 four stars
Community Foundation of North Central Florida (FL) 88.86 three stars
El Dorado Community Foundation (CA) 85.88 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Community Foundation of Johnson County
501 12th Avenue
Suite 102
Coralville, IA 52241
tel: (319) 337-0483
fax: (319) 338-9958
EIN: 42-1508117

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Board Leadership

Charlie Nusser
President

CEO

Shelly Maharry
Executive Director

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