Disable all preview features

Community Development : Community Foundations

Community Foundation of North Central Florida

Promote and sustain philanthropy among the communities of North Central Florida

three stars

88.86

3919 West Newberry Road Suite 3
Gainesville, FL 32607
tel: (352) 367-0060   Web Site
EIN: 59-3532330

Board Leadership
Carrie Lee
Chair

CEO
Barzella Papa
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.86 three stars
  Financial 84.77 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of the Community Foundation of North Central Florida is to promote and sustain philanthropy among the communities of North Central Florida. The Foundation is dedicated to strengthening relationships among charitable organizations, donors, and concerned citizens who want to invest in our region's future.

The mission of the Community Foundation of North Central Florida is to promote and sustain philanthropy among the communities of North Central Florida. The Foundation is dedicated to strengthening relationships among charitable organizations, donors, and concerned citizens who want to invest in our region's future.

Impact Information

GuideStar is Charity Navigator's trusted partner in sharing information on how this organization seeks impact.  GuideStar has recognized this organization with a Platinum Seal of Transparency for voluntarily and publicly sharing information about how they measure their progress and results.  Learn More about Impact Information.
Reported Results
Showing 3 of 7
Total in 2018
Number of new funds established
10
Total dollar amount of grants awarded
2,396,130
Total number of organizations in the Center for Nonprofit Excellence
52
Total number of organizations involved in the Amazing Give
88
Total number of donors for the Amazing Give
5,281
Total dollar amount raised in the Amazing Give
1,058,720
Number of donors in the Women's Giving Circle
90
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

three stars

84.77

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 08/01/2020 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)
93.2%
  Administrative Expenses 3.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.01
  Program Expenses Growth 9.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 27.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Community Foundation of North Central Florida on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Community Foundation of North Central Florida on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Constituent Voice

Charity Navigator believes collecting feedback from the people an organization serves can make it more effective. That is why we're partnering with GuideStar by Candid to share Constituent Voice information with you. Here's how this organization is listening and learning from its constituents:
How is the organization collecting feedback?
Electronic surveys (by email, tablet, etc), Constituent (client or resident, etc) advisory committees, Suggestion box/email
How is the organization using feedback?
To identify and remedy poor client service experiences, To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To identify where we are less inclusive or equitable across demographic groups, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve
With whom is the organization sharing feedback?
The people we serve, Our staff, Our board, Our funders, Our community partners
What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?
Note: This organization did not select any of the multiple choice responses to this question
Describe a recent change in your organization that resulted from feedback.
Note: This organization did not answer this question
This Constituent Voice information is provided to us by Candid. At this time, Constituent Voice information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Community Foundation of North Central Florida (FL) 88.86 three stars
Community Foundation of Snohomish County (WA) 95.47 four stars
Community Foundation of Henderson County (NC) 97.10 four stars
Miami Foundation (FL) 93.79 four stars
Baton Rouge Area Foundation (LA) 91.95 four stars

Compare These Charities (Highly Rated)

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,321,487
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,321,487
   Program Service Revenue $122,533
Total Primary Revenue $2,444,020
   Other Revenue $1,048,421
TOTAL REVENUE $3,492,441
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,062,977
   Administrative Expenses $136,078
   Fundraising Expenses $127,792
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,326,847
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $165,594
   
Net Assets $14,215,039

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 08/01/2020 88.86 three stars
2018-12 07/01/2020 87.83 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 59-3532330
Name in IRS Master File COMMUNITY FOUNDATION OF NORTH CENTRAL FLORIDA 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 January, 1999
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
$101,250 3.04% Barzella Papa President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Community Foundation of North Central Florida (FL) 88.86 three stars
The Community Foundation for Northern Virginia Inc. (VA) 94.87 four stars
Hawaii Community Foundation (HI) 92.98 four stars
Foundation For The Carolinas (NC) 92.38 four stars
Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore (MD) 89.01 three stars

Compare These Charities (Highly Rated)

This charity has an official representative registered with Charity Navigator.

Constituent Voice

This organization is sharing information on how they communicate with stakeholders to better inform your giving.

Charity Contact Info

Community Foundation of North Central Florida
3919 West Newberry Road
Suite 3
Gainesville, FL 32607
tel: (352) 367-0060
fax: (352) 378-1718
EIN: 59-3532330

Visit Web Site

Board Leadership

Carrie Lee
Chair

CEO

Barzella Papa
President & CEO

Join Our Mailing List

Join over 400,000 other informed givers and get updates on charity ratings, new features, hot topics, and tips for donating.