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Community Foundation of Orange County

Connecting People Who Care with Causes that Matter

four stars

90.32

30 Scott’s Corners Drive, Suite 203 Montgomery, NY 12549
tel: (845) 769-9393   Web Site
EIN: 06-1551843

Board Leadership
Tim McCausland
Chair

CEO
Elizabeth Rowley
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.32 four stars
  Financial 86.92 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.

Community Foundation Of Orange County's mission is to enable charitable individuals and organizations to become meaningful donors by providing trusted support and expertise for their contributions to make a difference in our community, now and forever. We support our local community through excellence in achieving the highest standard in all aspects of the organization; stewardship by ensuring the planned legacy of donors through sound financial management; and strategic partnerships to understand and address the needs of individuals and organizations in our region.

Community Foundation Of Orange County's mission is to enable charitable individuals and organizations to become meaningful donors by providing trusted support and expertise for their contributions to make a difference in our community, now and forever. We support our local community through excellence in achieving the highest standard in all aspects of the organization; stewardship by ensuring the planned legacy of donors through sound financial management; and strategic partnerships to understand and address the needs of individuals and organizations in our region.

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Financial

three stars

86.92

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)
89.6%
  Administrative Expenses 8.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.17
  Program Expenses Growth 27.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 24.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Community Foundation of Orange County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Community Foundation of Orange County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Community Foundation of Orange County (NY) 90.32 four stars
Community Foundation of Southeastern Massachusetts (MA) 90.15 four stars
Community Foundation of the Texas Hill Country (TX) 91.86 four stars
Maine Community Foundation (ME) 93.22 four stars
The Columbus Foundation (OH) 95.05 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,517,499
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $2,740
   Fundraising Events $322,675
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,842,914
   Program Service Revenue $293,925
Total Primary Revenue $4,136,839
   Other Revenue $0
TOTAL REVENUE $5,524,795
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,947,934
   Administrative Expenses $154,516
   Fundraising Expenses $43,186
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,145,636
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $3,379,159
   
Net Assets $22,011,253

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
Funds $1,947,934 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 07/01/2020 90.32 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 06-1551843
Name in IRS Master File COMMUNITY FOUNDATION OF ORANGE COUNTY
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 February, 2000
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, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$97,382 4.53% Elizabeth Rowley President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Community Foundation of Orange County (NY) 90.32 four stars
Akron Community Foundation (OH) 89.45 three stars
Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore (MD) 89.01 three stars
West Central Initiative (MN) 87.40 three stars
Stanislaus Community Foundation (CA) 88.75 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Community Foundation of Orange County
30 Scott’s Corners Drive, Suite 203
Montgomery, NY 12549
tel: (845) 769-9393
fax: (845) 769-9391
EIN: 06-1551843

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Board Leadership

Tim McCausland
Chair

CEO

Elizabeth Rowley
President & CEO

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